We stopped by for happy hour before our night out. I highly recommend the lobster taco and the fish tempura taco. The margaritas were made with top-of-the-line tequila, so it made the $14 price tag less painful.
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My spouse and I dined at Empellon Cocina for dinner on a Saturday evening in mid-February 2017. (“Empellon” means “a push or shove” in Spanish.) The restaurant is open for dinner only on Tuesdays through Saturdays (closed on Sundays and Mondays). You can reserve a...More
This was simply spectacular. We reserved the experience and had a wonderful meal. I travel a lot, eat at many restaurants and while not a "foodie" I know what is interesting cuisine. The blending of flavorful Mexican cuisine as the foundation weaved into other great...More
We went for Restaurant Week & to celebrate my husbands birthday. It was our first visit. The Spicy Cucumber Margarita was the best I've ever had. My husband ordered and raved about the Winter Margarita! (touch of Bourbon). The guacamole with pistachio nuts was amazing....More
We tried Empellon Cocina as part of Restaurant Week and were very pleasantly surprised. This is not your usual Mexican food place. The atmosphere is eclectic, with a small bar area and a chef’s table in back. The music matches the décor (though not the...More
One of the best meals we had during our visit to New York - really delicious Mexican food, great cocktails and exceptional service in a warm and modern restaurant.
I was in the mood for Mexican food and hadn't been here in a while. Was better than I remember it even. We started off with the guacamole and 7 salsas. Seriously good. The roasted cashew might have been my favorite. The guacamole was very...More
Dinner for 7 of us. Chose a number of items and shared. Waiter was very pleasant and helpful. Guacamole was exceptional, tacos were very good including the smelts. Pass on the mango salad.
Empellon Cocina is a contemporary Mexican inspired restaurant with modern, fresh twists on typical Mexican fare. Went for dinner with five in our party. We shared six dishes and a total of six cocktails. Bill came to $212 with tip. Worth every penny. All ingredients...More