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Tacombi

267 Elizabeth St. (E. Houston St.) Send to Phone
Tacos made out of a VW bus-cum-kitchen are worth the trip.


 
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Tacombi Restaurant Review

: Tacombi, a play on the words “taco” and “combi” (a mini-van/taxi in Mexico), was originally a taco stand in Playa del Carmen on the Riviera Maya. And like its south of the border kin, the New York City outpost also serves tacos out of a mini-van---except here, that VW bus is parked in a former garage space; chefs stand inside, the roof cut out. The chicken taco comes with plantains, adding an interesting complexity, and the slow-roasted pork taco has extra crunch thanks to the crispy red cabbage. Fish tacos come seared or deep-fried; we recommend the former. Wash it all down with a glass of horchata or one of several freshly squeezed juices.
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