2019 Best Tacos in New York Area

Best Taquerias
in New York

Tacos are a basic food group for many of us. Food-truck tacos, tony tacos paired with craft cocktails, Baja-inspired tacos. Tortillas hand-pressed and packing chicken or flat-iron steak, or griddled and tucked with crispy fried fish. We've tried them all.

So whether you're looking to scarf down a few on the run or settle in for a serious taco tasting, consider our picks for the Top Tacos in New York, presented in alphabetical order.

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Cascabel Taqueria
13/20
Casual taqueria brings Mexican flavors to the Upper East Side. See More
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Empellon al Pastor
QB
Alex Stupak’s East Village taqueria highlights slow-roasted pineapple-studded pork. See More
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Empellon Taqueria
12/20
Nothing tricky about this West Village taqueria from a former wd-50 pastry chef. See More

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Mexican, Small Plates, Taqueria
La Esquina
13/20
High-end Mexican goes subterranean in NoLIta. See More

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Los Tacos No. 1
QB
Come to this Chelsea Market stand for the al pastor tacos and then stay for a few more. See More
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Otto's Tacos
QB
Diminutive space but delightful fare at this East Village taco shop. See More
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Taco Mix
QB
Al pastor tacos, burritos and more are on the menu at this East Harlem eatery. See More
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Tacombi

Mexican, Taqueria, Tacos
Tacombi
13/20
It's tacos galore at this Flatiron District sibling of NoLIta's Tacombi. See More
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