NYC's Best Tacos
Pinche Taqueria is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

1. Pinche Taqueria

333 Lafayette St (btwn Bleecker & E Houston St), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · NoHo · 166 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the taco de pescado here, featuring golden fried fingers of beer-battered mahi-mahi. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Taqueria Coatzingo is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

2. Taqueria Coatzingo

7.9
7605 Roosevelt Ave (btwn 76th & 77th St.), Jackson Heights, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Jackson Heights · 61 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Birria de Res taco, the beef simmers with dried guajillo peppers & avocado leaf for three hours, until the meat is tender & infused with aromatics. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Tortilleria Nixtamal is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

3. Tortilleria Nixtamal

104-05 47th Ave, Corona, NY
Taco Restaurant · 147 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try Pepe's al pastor taco at this small café, available Friday through Sunday only. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

La Esquina is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

4. La Esquina

8.2
114 Kenmare St (at Lafayette St), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · SoHo · 724 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Pescado a las Brasas taco, available at the sit-down café and takeout taqueria. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Taco Mix is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

5. Taco Mix

8.7
234 E 116th St (btwn 2nd and 3rd Ave.), New York, NY
Taco Restaurant · East Harlem · 73 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the al pastor taco, sliced to order off a rotating spit crowned with a hunk of grilled pineapple. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Sueños is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

6. Sueños

311 W 17th St (btw 8th and 9th Ave), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Chelsea · 32 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the shredded-beef mini taco here, you'll get six deep-fried tortillas cradling shredded beef melded with a sweet-and-smoky BBQ sauce. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Brooklyn Taco Company is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

7. Brooklyn Taco Company

120 Essex St (at Delancey St.), New York, NY
Taco Restaurant · Lower East Side · 41 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Chilorio brisket taco, braised for four hours with ancho chili, garlic and a mix of spices. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

El Aguila is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

8. El Aguila

137 E 116th St (at Lexington Ave), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · East Harlem · 39 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Barbacoa taco here, available on weekends only. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Also check out the gratis-condiment station offering vats of lively salsas and other toppings. Read more.

Tacos Morelos is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

9. Tacos Morelos

7.9
N 7th St (Bedford Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Food Truck · Williamsburg · 47 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the cheap and satisfying Suadero taco here: Chewy, charred slices of brisket are pepped up with a mix of onion, cilantro and guacamole. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Tacos Morelos is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

10. Tacos Morelos

25 Ave A (at E 2nd St), New York, NY
Food Truck · Gramercy Park · 52 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the cheap and satisfying Suadero taco here: Chewy, charred slices of brisket are pepped up with a mix of onion, cilantro and guacamole. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Tacos El Gallo Giro is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

11. Tacos El Gallo Giro

7.9
Roosevelt Ave (btwn 74th & 75th St), New York, NY
Food Truck · 10 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Carne Asada taco at this cart, available daily from 6pm-6am. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Empellón Taqueria is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

12. Empellón Taqueria

8.3
230 W 4th St (at W 10th St), New York, NY
Taco Restaurant · West Village · 230 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the beer-braised tongue taco here, the brined pork tongue is cooked with bacon, chorizo, onions and a slug of Negra Modelo. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Country Boys is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

13. Country Boys

Clinton st (Bay st), New York, NY
Food Truck · 4 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the veggie taco at this cart, filled with garlicky mushrooms, zucchini and wilted spinach. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Ricos Tacos is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

14. Ricos Tacos

7.3
505 51st St (at 5th Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Sunset Park · 37 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Taco Arabes here, this Lebanese-Mexican roll-up combines spiced spit-roasted pork with sweet strings of caramelized onion. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Pampano is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

15. Pampano

7.5
209 E 49th St (btwn 3rd Ave & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Turtle Bay · 86 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Camarón taco at this lunch-only spot, filled with sweet and succulent adobo-sautéed shrimp. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Tacombi at Fonda Nolita is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

16. Tacombi at Fonda Nolita

8.8
267 Elizabeth St (btwn E Houston & Prince St), New York, NY
Taco Restaurant · NoLita · 739 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the papas y rajas taco at this Nolita warehouse, the vegetarian combination is surprisingly addictive. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Tortilleria Mexicana Los Hermanos is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

17. Tortilleria Mexicana Los Hermanos

8.5
271 Starr St (btwn Wyckoff & St Nicholas Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Taco Restaurant · Bushwick · 206 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the chorizo taco at this Bushwick tortilla factory. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Dos Toros Taquería is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

18. Dos Toros Taquería

7.9
137 4th Ave (btwn E 13th & E 14th St), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 350 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Carne Asada taco here, the tender cubes of rich flap steak are seasoned with a secret spice blend. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Zaragoza Mexican Deli-Grocery is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

19. Zaragoza Mexican Deli-Grocery

8.1
215 Avenue A (btwn 13th & 14th), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · East Village · 106 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the taco de pollo at this tiny deli. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Snag a table by the fridges in the back and wash it down with a tallboy of Corona. Read more.

El Rey Del Sabor is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

20. El Rey Del Sabor

6.3
43rd St (at 6th Ave), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Midtown East · 17 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the lengua taco at this popular cart, the soft tongue is simmered for four hours and tucked into two warm griddled corn tortillas. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

El Rey Del Sabor is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

21. El Rey Del Sabor

7.6
148 E 49th St. (at Park Ave.), New York, NY
Food Truck · Midtown East · 6 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the lengua taco at this popular cart, the soft tongue is simmered for four hours and tucked into two warm griddled corn tortillas. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

El Rey Del Sabor is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

22. El Rey Del Sabor

7.5
166 E 60th St. (at 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Upper East Side · 13 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the lengua taco at this popular cart, the soft tongue is simmered for four hours and tucked into two warm griddled corn tortillas. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Chavella's is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

23. Chavella's

Franklin Ave. (Franklin Ave. & Sterling Pl.), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · 46 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Nopales taco here, the vegetarian-friendly nosh features piquant slices of sautéed cactus folded with bright pico de gallo. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Tulcingo Restaurant is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

24. Tulcingo Restaurant

6.9
5520 5th Ave (56 st), Brooklyn, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Sunset Park · 8 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Enchilada taco here, the guajillo-based enchilada sauce covers moist pieces of spicy pork. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Kimchi Taco Truck is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

25. Kimchi Taco Truck

6.3
Bedford Ave, New York, NY
Food Truck · Financial District · 52 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Asian seared-pork taco here, it's spiked with a double dose of kimchi. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Tacos Matamoros is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

26. Tacos Matamoros

8.3
4508 5th Ave (btwn 45th & 46th St.), Brooklyn, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Sunset Park · 58 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Cabeza taco here, made with soft chunks of rich, pungent cow’s-head meat spread on a pair of griddled corn tortillas with tomatillo salsa. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Pachanga Patterson is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

27. Pachanga Patterson

33-17 31st Ave (btwn 33rd & 34th St), Astoria, NY
Mexican Restaurant · 105 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Moo Shu Duck Taco here: Cool slices of radish & cucumber offer a crisp counterpoint to the sriracha-and-hoisin–braised duck filling. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.

Toloache is one of NYC's Best Tacos.

28. Toloache

8.6
251 W 50th St (at 8th Ave), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Theater District · 395 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the Langosta Taco here, made with buttery hunks of poached lobster sautéed with a chile de arbol–based morita salsa. It's one of NYC's 26 best tacos! Read more.