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Iguana New York

$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
240 W 54th St, New York City, NY 10019-5502
+1 212-765-5454
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (67 reviews)
“fajitas” (23 reviews)
“shrimp” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
240 W 54th St, New York City, NY 10019-5502
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A nice, atmopheric restaurant near Times Sq. The service was great, food was very nice and the building is pretty cool. We had a nice couple fo main meals and some very tasty desserts. The wine was a good bottle and my liquor coffee was...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited Iguana twice during our trip. First was just for drinks. The very friendly bartender made delicious Sangria from scratch and we were so impressed that we returned the next Sunday for brunch. The weekend brunch menu has quite a few selections and the...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a mexican restaurant and, wanting an after theatre meal, we tried this one as it was close to the hotel. We happened to be there when a large party was being entertained by a mexican band, complete with trumpets, maraccas and lots of...More

Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I have been coming here for a few years now. Last Saturday was his birthday and we decided to bring his friends with us to celebrate. Mind you, we have always questioned the dress code because we have seen people walk in...More

1  Thank Erica D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the tacos and the my had the taco salad. Ate outside people watched. Food was good service was good.

Thank mangia007
Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay, I've got to admit, we are spoiled to Tex Mex and this is not it! The food was good, but I would not go back. Nice atmosphere - a bit pricey.

Thank retreatowner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here with my friend for the sock hop party and ended up having dinner here. Food was delicious, and the party was awesome! It got a little bit crowded at some point but there's definitely enough room to move around. The lady at...More

Thank rebecca_parson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I tried this because it was close to our hotel. The food was very good, but a bit pricey. I had the vegetable fajitas and the avocado fries as an appetizer. The staff is friendly and offers suggestions if you have questions. Everything was flavorful,...More

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of us went with a friend to celebrate her birthday. We did not dine there. We went for the Latin dancing. We had a very good time dancing to merenge, salsa and bachata.

Thank Wanda C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a drink as it was right across from our hotel and it looked fun. Thy had a mariachi band playing as you came in and I thought we would sit in the bar area for a beverage. Our first surprise was...More

Thank dickbob
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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21 January 2017|
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Response from mahler5 | Reviewed this property |
I rather doubt it, but you should call them to ask.
31 October 2016|
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Response from mahler5 | Reviewed this property |
The Nighthawks play big band music. Technically it is jazz, but historical jazz.
31 October 2016|
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Response from mahler5 | Reviewed this property |
HIstorical jazz: big band music from the Nighthawks. They serve the same food as in the restaurant. The food is merely adequate.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 W 54th St, New York City, NY 10019-5502
    (Between 8th Avenue and Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: B, D & E trains to 7th Avenue and N, Q, R & W trains to 57th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-765-5454
  • E-mail
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