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Empellon Taqueria

230 W 4th St, New York City, NY 10014-3120
+1 212-367-0999
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (74 reviews)
“guacamole” (39 reviews)
“lamb barbacoa” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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230 W 4th St, New York City, NY 10014-3120
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 Madalene12
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 20 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
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We started with guacamole and drinks at the bar. This was a very good experience so we decided to also have dinner there. The place is neatly designed and we thought if the food is like the place looks, then this could be a very...More

Thank SirCohiba
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Loved this vibrant Mexican. Guacamole and chips are a great start withmany choices of salsas- comes with 2 but you can order all 7! Tacos were also great! Environment and service also good. Fun location to walk around afterwards.

Thank Rula A
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Walked up to this place randomly. What a nice find. The spicy cucumber Margarita is a go to drink. The guacamole and salsas are excellent, although next time we'll stick to just the two, my favorite salsa habenara. the fluke with habanero and apple wasn't...More

Thank homezgr8t
West Village
Stretching from Sixth Avenue to the Hudson River, the
West Village is one of the city’s most coveted
addresses. Full of trendy shops, historic taverns, and
cozy restaurants set amid 19th century architecture,
this neighbourhood has a unique old-world feel. You
won’t find a more picturesque location in Manhattan.
Without the traditional city grid layout, it’s easy to
get lost here, but that’s part of the fun as you
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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 - 00:00
11:45 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:45 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:45 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:45 - 15:00
17:30 - 00:00
11:45 - 15:00
17:30 - 00:00
11:45 - 00:00
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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