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Tacos Morelos

438 E. 9th St. (Ave. A) Send to Phone
646-861-1813 | Order Now! | Menu
A legendary Queens taco cart sprouts up in the East Village.


 
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Lunch & Dinner daily
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Tacos Morelos Restaurant Review

: It started as a food cart in Queens and garnered such a reputation that foodies from Brooklyn and Manhattan would make the trek to get their hands on a carnitas taco from Tacos Morelos, the owners of which hail from south of Mexico City. But this East Village brick-and-mortar location means there’s no need for a jaunt to Queens anymore. The tiny restaurant --- there are just a few tables --- packs a punch with its overstuffed tacos built with handmade tortillas. The usual suspects are all present (carnitas, chicken, carne asada, etc.), but Morelos also offers a unique spicy peanut sauce as a topping (drip some on the chicken taco) and good pipian (pumpkin) sauces that are slathered over chicken or pork ribs. There is flan for dessert but we suggest filling up on the savory.
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