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Empellon Taqueria

230 W 4th St, New York City, NY 10014-3120
+1 212-367-0999
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (78 reviews)
“guacamole” (41 reviews)
“lamb barbacoa” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
230 W 4th St, New York City, NY 10014-3120
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Had to revisit this place and the expectations were. Very good drinks and delicious tacos made just to the right size.

Thank homezgr8t
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We go for late lunch with the kids and its surprise me. Food was great an drink to. Recomende to order the oyster taco and Pear Margarita.

Thank katerinasanchez
Reviewed 28 December 2017

The best chips I've had! Great sampler of salsas and guacamole was great as well. Went with friends we all had tacos which were delicious and filling. I had the fish tacos, friend had the steak. Made reservation through open table.

Thank Bellsc22
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

A variety of fun and tasty tacos from duck to lamb to bacon to shrimp - all good. Guacamole was fresh and the different salsas all had different and unique flavors. Also very good service and reasonable price!

Thank Patricia A
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Stumbled upon this place. Great taqueria list of hard to find product. The sea bass tacos are excellent. The bartender gave me the wrong tequila from what I ordered much to my surprise an anejo extra at twice the cost. They covered that and covered...More

Thank Logan225
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Go here. Really. Plates are outstanding, beyond a taqueria! Do absolutely have the 7 salsas. They leave them on table for the entire dinner and you can have them on everything you order and you'll want to do so. This was my second time and...More

Thank adventuregurl44
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We love Alex Stupaks work, been a fan since his days at WD50. Empellon is a wonderful new adventure and as expected attention to detail and impeccable attention to flavour has not failed to wow. Mescal cocktails are good, perhaps a bit on the strong...More

Thank MaddieH3663
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Sitting at the bar having some very tasty margaritas with some great tacos tasty and juicy. Real meat taste coming through and very juicy thanks to vegetables. Spices in the right proportions. Cool place. Trendy bar wall painting. Lots of cocktails. Also beer is good...More

Thank Fox_travelling
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Been here 3 times and always have a great time with family and friends! Tip: Be sure to arrive early because the place gets crowded. For drinks, we ordered the Pink Grapefruit Margarita and the ¿Por que no? Margarita both were delicious. For tacos, we...More

Thank Pedro G
Reviewed 21 July 2017

loved the place that came highly recommended by freinds. Def have the spicy cucumber margereita. the seabass taco, grilled shrimp were amaazing. Love the diff flavors of salsa. Service is awesome and the place has a great vibe,

Thank Richarocks
West Village
Stretching from Sixth Avenue to the Hudson River, the
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cozy restaurants set amid 19th century architecture,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:45 AM - 12:00 AM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
11:45 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 W 4th St, New York City, NY 10014-3120
    (W 10th St)
  • Public Transportation: A,B,C,D,E,F,M Train to W4th. 1 Train to Christopher Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-367-0999
  • E-mail
Welcome to Empellon Taqueria, a new restaurant located in the heart of the West Village, NYC. Our restaurant is devoted to offering a delicious and highly personal take on Mexican cuisine. We value comfort, seasonality and a modern thought process. These values are applied daily to a constantly evolving menu that is designed to capture everything that is magical about Mexican cooking.
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