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Iguana New York

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, Latin,
240 W 54th St, New York City, NY 10019-5502
+1 212-765-5454
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“guacamole” (76 reviews)
“fajitas” (22 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Bar, Central American, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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240 W 54th St, New York City, NY 10019-5502
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Quaint restaurant on 54th street, NY,NY. Food was good. Chicken Burritos were tasty. I would order them again. Did not care for the queso. Taquitos were spicy. Good appetizers. Service was slow considering it was not busy.

Thank imtigg2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for pre matinee drinks then dinner after. Martini actually seemed waterdowned. Hoping it was just me because for a tini and 1 glass of wine which was a decent size pour...almost 30 bucks!? Yes theatre district but bump up the friendliness! Gave it another...More

Thank linda l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was decent but lacked flavour and also spice. Service was ok but we didn't feel it was as friendly as it had been in other restaurants.

Thank StevePugcini
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First visit, wanted a quick bite so I had the Mexicana quesadilla. Service was very nice during a VERY busy time. BUT since the place was directly across the street from our hotel (Courtyard Marriott/Cental Park) we went TWO more times for Happy Hour. BUSY,...More

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to hear Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks on a Monday night and they were great!! The jazz takes you right back in time to the 1920's or 30's and the band is just excellent!! We had a great time!!!

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here specifically to see Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks, a Grammy-Award-winning 11-piece band that specializes in music from the 1920s and 1930s. They perform at Iguana New York every Monday and Tuesday evening. The jazz was world class, and it was like stepping...More

Thank ji1963
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I stopped in for lunch on Sunday 4/22/18. I ordered the taquitos four of them for $14.00, total rip-off. My friend got the steak sandwich and fries $19.00 still a rip-off but not as bad as the taquitos. In the end I...More

Thank countryfried81
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This Mexican restaurant was recommended to us by a family member who frequents NYC. On a Sunday night for dinner we had no wait. Our favorite was the table-made guacamole! We loved our food so much we went back for lunch on Thursday during our...More

Thank ccmac05
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This place was great. Sangria margarita was delicious, excellent table side guacamole. Can’t wait to go back.

Thank Karliesjz
Reviewed 5 April 2018

We stayed in the Hilton across the road and came over for dinner one evening and thought everything was lovely - the food was excellent, the service friendly, good wine and good atmosphere. One of my favourite meals of my holiday and I thought the...More

Thank eviekathleen1993
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Julio C
21 January 2017|
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Response from mahler5 | Reviewed this property |
I rather doubt it, but you should call them to ask.
31 October 2016|
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Response from mahler5 | Reviewed this property |
The Nighthawks play big band music. Technically it is jazz, but historical jazz.
31 October 2016|
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Response from mahler5 | Reviewed this property |
HIstorical jazz: big band music from the Nighthawks. They serve the same food as in the restaurant. The food is merely adequate.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 40
Mexican, Latin, Bar, Central American, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 W 54th St, New York City, NY 10019-5502
    (Between 8th Avenue and Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: B, D & E trains to 7th Avenue and N, Q, R & W trains to 57th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-765-5454
  • E-mail
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