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Tortilleria Nixtamal

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10405 47th Ave, Corona, NY 11368-2820
+1 718-699-2434
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 18:00
Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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236 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I have wanted to visit them for a while, but it is far from my hoboken base. Food is good but not extra, meaning it does not worth for me to come all this way, having decent mex places close by. But if you are local, authentic food is served; we tried different tacos, a huarache, a tamal and the... More 

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Thank Alain L
Flushing, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Food is authentic and delish. Great place for an intimate dinner or small crowd. Also has take out window!!

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Thank Maritza R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Worth the trip.......the tacos were on time!!! On Drive ins, Diners, & Dives! Almost like being in Mexico!

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Thank Randall R
new york
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168 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

I have never tasted more authentic and delicious and fresh Mexican food. I have traveled to Mexico and it doesn't get better than here. The tamales are amazing as are the enchiladas. Mouth-watering guacamole too. I just wish they offered wine, although the 'drink of the day'- watermelon margarita was pretty good. It is a small place but our party... More 

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Thank NewYorkelena
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Started with chips and guacamole absolutely a must. Then a tamale and enchiladas verde that is worthy of every bite. The prices are reasonable and not a wait for lunch.

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Thank kbwilkerson
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I worked in this neighborhood and probably ate Nixtamal tacos at least once a week for two years straight. They're amazing dine-in and even solid for takeout and catering. Just had lunch here after being away for a couple years, and their digs and taco bowls have gotten even BETTER.

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Thank Victoria W
fiveinalabama
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Found this place looking for reasonably priced restaurants. This is very much a fresh handmade Mexican restaurant. They have 4 different fresh made tamales in traditional corn husks steamed hot. One was the Eliote, a fresh sweet corn tamale served with creme. I also order the verde tamale which was chicken with a verse mixture. Both were excellent. The salsa... More 

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New York City, New York
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107 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

I stopped for lunch on Tuesday afternoon, and took two tacos (chicken and carnitas) and a tamale to go. I expected good food; I got great food. The tacos were typical good fare, a single tortilla filled with chopped onion and cilantro along with the protein. I was given two sauces, one a run-of-the-mill red hot, and a delicious green... More 

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Thank Flushing G
New Jersey
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554 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

I came here based on a recommendation. The homemade tortillas really sold me on the place. Great festive atmosphere inside. Staff were friendly. Service was pretty fast. I ordered a few tacos. The homemade tortillas were pretty good. The tacos themselves were good but nothing special. Of the ones I had I think the Al Pastor was best. Price-wise it... More 

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Thank Steve H
Forest Hills, New York
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612 reviews
346 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 437 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

This is our go to restaurant when we crave Mexican. Service is efficient and attentive. Ambiance is festive. I love the art on the walls. Out door dining is available, weather permitting. The space is small and can be rather busy on weekends with locals and the foodies who heard about this place on a food channel program. The large... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 18:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10405 47th Ave, Corona, NY 11368-2820
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Corona
  • Phone Number: +1 718-699-2434

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?