Transport yourself to the Zócalo of Mexico City or to the Yucatán or even Puebla or Veracruz—you'll enjoy the many diverse dishes of regional Mexican cuisine in New York, whether at white-tablecloth establishments or humble taco trucks.
Congrats to Chef de Cuisine Daniela Soto-Innes on being selected 2016 Rising Star Chef of the Year by the James Beard Foundation. Renowned Chef Enrique Olvera, creates Mexican-inspired cuisine that is specially adapted to take advantage of local and seasonal ingredients harv...35 E 21st St.
Chef Cosme Aguilar and owner Winston Kulok earn a Michelin star for the fresh Mexican fare they bring to Long Island City, not far front their well loved French bistro Café Henri. Fresh ingredients, and dishes harken back to Aguilar’s childhood in Chiapas, Mexico’s Southern most ...5-48 49th Avenue (at Vernon Blvd)
Roberto is a teacher, author, and award-winning chef. Raised in Mexico City and trained at Paris’s renowned Le Cordon Bleu culinary school, he opened several highly acclaimed restaurants in Mexico City and spent four years as executive chef at Fonda San Miguel in Austin, Texas. W...434 7th Ave (bet. 14th and 15th Streets)
El Camion is East Village fav for casual brunch and dinner. Straight forward fresh Mexican fare with freshest ingredients. Wide variety of tequilas, and well curated cocktail list make it perfect spot to relax have a drink with friends and enjoy a fantastic casual meal.194 Ave A
Authentic Mexican cuisine for discerning Williamsburg palettes. Chef Ivan Garcia’s presents a culinary paean to Mexico City in a warm intimate environment. Inspired by his dear Abuela home cooking, Garcia uses organic fresh ingredients and grass feed beef. Be sure to check signat...372 Graham Ave
The most recent venture of husband and wife team Nick Cervera & Guadalupe Elizalde, who have been serving up authentic, regional Mexican fare in NYC since 1991. Fresh-squeezed lime margaritas, table-side guacamole, friendly, casual atmosphere, and the most vibrant, savory flavors...57 Jane St (Hudson St.)
La Palapa's Mexico City style and regional cooking covers a nice range of specialities, from exotic cactus salad to Veracruz-style shrimp, from potato taquitos to Oaxaca-style duck with molé. Particularly enjoyable are the fish dishes, the crepas de huitlacoche, the pork tenderlo...77 St Marks Place (First and Second Avenues)
Casual taqueria, concentrating on tacos al pastor. Pork shoulder steaks are rubbed with chile and roasted on a spit, sliced thin and dressed with a green salsa followed by a red one, with a sliver of pineapple with a bit of onion. Tortillas are created in-house.132 St. Marks Place (at Avenue A)
Toloache's festive, two-story space features a guacamole and ceviche bar, a wood-burning oven, and an exceptional tequila list, along with elegant decorative elements imported from Mexico.251 W 50th St
Casual Mexican joint on the Upper East Side with a stunningly deep menu full of innovative-yet-authentic cuisine inspired by the markets of Mexico. Sample - carefully - the wide selection of tequilas and when the time comes to slow down switch to microbrews on tap.1538 2nd Ave
Upscale Mexican cuisine from the folks behind Ofrenda with a menu of innovative selections like yellowtail ceviche, chia seed tostadas, cod cheek tacos, diver scallops with toasted corn guajillo pitiona guisado, and more.60 2nd Ave
This sophisticated tropical restaurant provides classic dishes from the coasts of Mexico. It was born out of a partnership between acclaimed Chef Richard Sandoval and Opera Singer Placido Domingo.209 E 49th St
Family-run Mexican at great prices with most pleasing atmosphere.55 Grand St