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Tacuba Hell's Kitchen Cantina Mexicana

$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
802 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-5635
+1 212-245-4500
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“tacos” (30 reviews)
“guacamole” (26 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
802 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-5635
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Six of us attended on a Wednesday night and Tacuba was busy. Note that they wouldn’t seat us until all of our party had arrived. Once seated the service was attentive with one exception. One of our Platos Fuentes (main courses) was incorrectly identified to...More

Thank MKIfoodie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really great vibe. Very loud. Portion size not the same as many New York sized portions. Slightly smaller. Taste is amazing. Staff super friendly. Frozen cocktails lovely.

Thank mrbens
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros: - Entree very good - Drinks strong and well made - Festive atmosphere Cons: - Entree is tiny. Like, for a bird - Guac bland, nothing special - SO LOUD SO LOUD we couldn't even talk except to yell Would not go back.

Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I usually shy away from really loud restaurants, but the food was so good here i think i would go back anyway. It was very loud and very lively but there was also something really cool about the place. The food was very good and...More

Thank lawgoddess1960
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here after the theatre one night. We had been to a show and found this gem of a place. Staff friendly, efficient. We got share platters and this way got to sample more of the menu. Loved it and was perfect after the show

Thank Rob L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our dinner at Tacuba. Open air with quaint decor. Strawberry margarita was refreshing and the Paloma was an interesting concoction. Guacamole was fresh and spiced just right and the roasted tomato salsa was unique. Shrimp tacos and Carne Asada for dinner, both delicious. Chef...More

Thank mbink11
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Came here for lunch first day in NYC. Margaritas were good, guacamole was bland, carne asada tacos tasted good but so very small. So many choices in this area, would try something else.

Thank rageisman
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Had a great meal at Tacuba before the Theater! Fresh ingredients and delicious spices. The Mole for the Chicken Enchiladas was home made! Brisket tacos and Chicken tacos were perfect. The salsa was home made as well - a combination of chipotle and creama so...More

Thank Teri Y
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We arrived around 5 on a Saturday. The hostess asked if we had a reservation, we did not. She asked the couple behind us if they had a reservation, they did so she sat them. She came back to us and seated us and informed...More

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 3 June 2018

I am posting this review on behalf of my wife (Ana Cristina) Tacuba is simply amazing!!!!! The food and margaritas are to die for. I come here to eat and knew it will be the place I wanted to cater my husbands 40th birthday. There’s...More

Thank DavidA446
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No dress code, it's smart, hip casual
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 9:45 PM
11:30 AM - 9:45 PM
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 802 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-5635
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-245-4500
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