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La Esquina

) #167 of 9,348 Restaurants in New York City $$ - $$$ Mexican, Latin,
114 Kenmare St, b/n Lafayette and Centre, New York City, NY 10012-4076
+1 646-613-7100
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (98 reviews)
“grilled corn” (18 reviews)
“queso fundido” (13 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
114 Kenmare St, b/n Lafayette and Centre, New York City, NY 10012-4076
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1 - 10 of 584 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have lived in NYC for about 6 years and love being able to try and experience new (to me) places. La Esquina was a huge disappointment. You have to book 3 weeks in advance and the overall experience is overrated in my opinion.we went...More

Thank Tamara J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Follow the suggestion of the host, he brought us several dishes and was very open to our needs. Nice experience!

Thank Chambre_dAmis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time I have visited this place and the food is amazing and full of flavours. The margaritas are yummy. Thanks.

Thank DearToDream
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing - and not expensive at all. Organic and tasty, the perfect place if you are looking for real mexican food. The staff was friendly and the food was delivered quickly! Great for both dinner and take away.

Thank Espen Fernando A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not high end, it's not fancy, but is is definitely worth a visit. A reservation is necessary so make sure to book in good time before you want to go. I liked the way it looks just like an ordinary taco take-out at a...More

Thank AnnaJohn333
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went twice with my housband in July. First time we had a reservation for dinner so we ate downstairs. Really charming atmosphere, beautiful place. Was a bit late (10.30 pm) so was a bit loud with music and people having cocktails. I'd recommend going sooner...More

Thank Sara M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a hidden gem!!! I was recommended the restaurant by a friend. One of my favourite dinners I had in NYC, the food was just incredible!!! Compared to most other dinners we have in NYC this one was very reasonably priced. The services was excellent...More

Thank kt84
Reviewed 11 July 2017

my wife and I ate here after watching a Yankees game and it blew away all expectations. The atmosphere is amazing and the services was great. The street corn was to die for and the tacos were unreal. If you can get a reservations take...More

Thank Kappastarz
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Came here for dinner with friends when I was in the city. Really neat setup and the Mexican food was very good. Its a bit pricey but still some great drinks and food.

Thank Trent H
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This is by far one of my favorite restaurants in Manhattan. The service is amazing and the food is absolutely delicious! If you're looking to have a dining experience, come here. I promise you will not be disappointed!

Thank Frantzve
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15 October 2016|
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Response from carowilk | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure where you are staying but if your hotel has a concierge they might be able to help you. In fact that was the only way we could get our booking (as soon as bookings on OpenTable opened, the desirable times had... More
15 October 2016|
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Response from DMACK15 | Reviewed this property |
You can use trip advisor or open table. Also is you have an Amex call them And they can try to make a reservation as wel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 Kenmare St, b/n Lafayette and Centre, New York City, NY 10012-4076
    (Kenmare Street)
  • Public Transportation: 6 train to Spring Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > SoHo
  • Neighbourhood: SoHo
  • Phone Number: +1 646-613-7100
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