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Cafe El Presidente

30 W. 24th St. (Fifth Ave.) Send to Phone
212-242-3491 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Order Now! | Menu
It's tacos galore at this Flatiron District sibling of NoLIta's Tacombi.
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Cafe El Presidente, New York, NY

Cafe El Presidente Restaurant Review

: What started out as a taco cart in the form of a roof-less Volkswagen Bus parked at the beach in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, has become a taco-centric mecca in New York City. The owners moved north, planting themselves in NoLIta with Tacombi, an old garage-cum-restaurant (complete with that VW Bus). After the success of the first Big Apple taqueria, they opened this Flatiron taco spot, which has an open kitchen and a bar. Tacos, which come on one flour tortilla (instead of the standard two), are small but packed with flavor. The menu is split between tacos you can order as a single (the black bean and sweet potato is tops) and tacos that are four-to-the-order only (which punishes the solo diner). Among the latter category, the al pastor, grilled pork, merit the quantity. Wash it all down with a Mexican beer or two and you’ll want to say “hola” to this place again and again.

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