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La Taza de Oro - CLOSED

96 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-5104
+1 212-243-9946
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good51%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
27 Oct 2015
“A Diamond in the Rough”
22 Apr 2015
“Best fresh inexpensive breakfast & lunch”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Caribbean, Spanish, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
96 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-5104
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

You don't have to be Puerto Rican or Hispanic to appreciate the fresh food, quick service and inexpensive prices here but for anyone looking for authentic Puerto Rican cuisine, this is the place. I've tried several restaurants in the city that boast of genuine Puerto...More

1  Thank CaptLex
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

Dined there for years Recently it closed NYC notification on closed front gate, stating it's closure is based on the front facade being structurally unsound I do hope they reopen !!! A family business & for quite some time ! Sadly they are/were an anomaly...More

2  Thank Sassyslide101
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Cannot find more authentic, the ambiance, the servers, the food... It is a cheap way to travel for 1 hour. Friendly staff and definitely a place to try with some friends or on your own.

Thank ManhattanWalkingTour
Reviewed 10 February 2015

I love this place so much. No nonsense, no fuss, delicious Puerto Rican food and so cheap! I went on a quiet morning around 10am and just walked straight in and was served and had my food within minutes. A New York classic.

Thank gazmanjones
Reviewed 7 February 2015

This is amazing homestyle latin food with SOUL. EVERY dish a winner and NOTHING over $10. I have loved this place for decades. GO !!!!

Thank NYBillyboy
Reviewed 29 August 2014

My husband and I decided to grab a bit to eat before going to the Highline on 14th street. We turned the corner on 14th street onto 8th Avenue and noticed a small resturant. I love Puerto Rican food so we decided to try it....More

1  Thank nalegna
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Great find for a quick, homestyle and delicious Puerto Rican meal. No frills here-- just walk in, grab a seat, take a look at the specials of the day and order. I got the baked chicken with yellow rice and red beans. It was up...More

Thank Gabe T
Reviewed 25 March 2014

A true unabashed old school neighborhood joint. Not for the trendy, high maintenance, or otherwise fashionable person. Sit at the counter, order a dish from the daily menu, apply copious amount of house made hot sauce and enjoy the food that will be placed in...More

1  Thank Adamsfamily123
Reviewed 7 February 2014 via mobile

For great PR food, loads it of it, and unbelievable prices, you can't beat this place. I often get the pastelas and the Tostones. The Tostones are enough to curl your toes they are that good. Lightly fried, amazingly crispy, and served with an outstanding...More

1  Thank Dougmg
Reviewed 22 August 2013

This is what you can see in the movies: you sit infront of the desk, throw your order to a man with a hat and he gives you normal home made food in a second. You can eat a bunch of everything with a ridiculous...More

2  Thank Miika H
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  • Address: 96 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-5104
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-243-9946
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