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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%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“guacamole” (76 reviews)
“fajitas” (22 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Bar, Central American, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
240 W 54th St, New York City, NY 10019-5502
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Mexican restaurant was recommended to us by a family member who frequents NYC. On a Sunday night for dinner we had no wait. Our favorite was the table-made guacamole! We loved our food so much we went back for lunch on Thursday during our...More

Thank ccmac05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was great. Sangria margarita was delicious, excellent table side guacamole. Can’t wait to go back.

Thank Karliesjz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Hilton across the road and came over for dinner one evening and thought everything was lovely - the food was excellent, the service friendly, good wine and good atmosphere. One of my favourite meals of my holiday and I thought the...More

Thank eviekathleen1993
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our whole family had cold food. We could see them laying the alcohol on other families. If you want decent food just forget it. Our food was cold. We NEVER saw our waiter after after we ordered. The girl who picks up dishes provides all...More

Thank SoCalMomHighland
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We went there after a concert in Radio City. Made reservations for 10 people. We were all women. We all ordered drinks first. Some drinks ended up missing. Then the guacamole was made with one tiny Haas avocado. Not even enough for one! Service was...More

Thank MnMFanatic
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Great place to eat, but they get busy so I recommend a reservation. Good margaritas! There is also clubs upstairs and downstairs to enjoy after you eat.

Thank mororke
Reviewed 9 March 2018

On Monday and Tuesday evenings Iguana has fabulous music upstairs. Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play music of the 30's & 40's with a full 13 piece orchestra. You can even dance if you like. You can have dinner or just go for drinks and...More

1  Thank PattiGiraffe
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I went here with some friends because they have free Salsa lessons on Thursday nights. The club is huge and has an amazing dance floor. They also serve dinner. The crowd was fun, and the club has a great atmosphere! Will definitely be going back!

Thank Rhonda M
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I just had dinner at the Iguana and were extremely happy with our choice. We were planning to go to another high rated restaurant and it started to rain and were slipped into the Iguana. Had a couple of beers and then...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Chose this restaurant because we were right around the corner and looking for something different. We were there for a 3:30 late lunch/early dinner. We were almost alone in the restaurant. The guacamole was made fresh at our table and was so good! The rest...More

Thank Kathy S
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Julio C
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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, Bar, Central American, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
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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