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La Esquina

€€ - €€€Mexican, Latin,
114 Kenmare St, b/n Lafayette and Centre, New York City, NY 10012-4076
+1 646-613-7100
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (86 reviews)
“queso fundido” (13 reviews)
“tortilla soup” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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114 Kenmare St, b/n Lafayette and Centre, New York City, NY 10012-4076
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had high expectations coming here. It was a struggle to make a table reservation but the restaurant was only half full during our visit. Our waiter was a bit arrogant and the food was good but nothing spectacular. Asked for nachos but he said that...More

Thank Nicolett K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Cool underground restaurant, unexpectedly good fun with good food and it’s of tequila. The entrance is fun and there is a great vibe in the bar and restaurant, you need to book though

Thank Clare H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good starter, sider and environment but the tacos was not special at all, bland and boring. Dont recommend this.

Thank Hjalmar G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here many times and we love it. The both have a fast food cafe upstairs and a cool restaurant underground.

Thank Mats H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I suggest to do a reservation for this amazing and secret spot. Nice Mexican food and wonderful drinks. The vibes is gorgeous. Don't stop at the main entrance ask for downstairs.

Thank Giuseppe C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You will have a good meal here , you can grab and go or do seat at the restaurant, if you don’t see where is the seating area ask for help , there is an underneath restaurant, supercool. Good Mexican food plus some more options.

Thank gerson r
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

The food is fine but nothing special. Average Mexican Cuisine. Presentation is horrible, drinks are okay once you manage to order one from the poor tempered Bartender. The hard nosed management would better serve their purpose in life as Prison Guards not managing servers with...More

Thank Cynthia-LAX
Reviewed 5 October 2017

My friend made a reservation to eat at La Esquina. Upon arriving, there is a walk up taco stand and what looks sorta like a diner attached. We were throughly confused as she kept insisting that she had made a reservation. We found our way...More

Thank Loretta E
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyable tacos though if you sit down to eat the price is higher then if you pick up tacos from the outside window. Filled with flavor and quality product. Recommended!

Thank Greg F
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Cute little place. The plantain chips were good. I ordered the chicken quesadillas and they were wonderful!

Thank Jaima N
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Questions & Answers
Vanessa S
13 November 2017|
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Response from gerson r | Reviewed this property |
hi, Kids are allowed there.
15 October 2016|
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Response from carowilk | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure where you are staying but if your hotel has a concierge they might be able to help you. In fact that was the only way we could get our booking (as soon as bookings on OpenTable opened, the desirable times had... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 Kenmare St, b/n Lafayette and Centre, New York City, NY 10012-4076
    (Kenmare Street)
  • Public Transportation: 6 train to Spring Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > SoHo
  • Neighbourhood: SoHo
  • Phone Number: +1 646-613-7100
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