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95-19 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Far Rockaway, NY 11693
347-213-7466
Today
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:45 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sun 9:00 am - 10:45 am
Dining options: Outdoor Seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Solid tacos, not mindblowing

Good tacos, great jicama salad, but not worth a long line. Go in the off hours and you'll be much happier!

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2013
John W
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Brooklyn, New York
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24 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Floral Park, New York
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

If you are looking for the best fish tacos in New York, look no further than Rockaway Taco. The thin masa taco is filled with just the right amount of perfectly fried fish and complemented by the crunch of the vegetables that include shredded red cabbage and sliced radish. We ordered the deluxe, which added guacamole. Their guac, by the... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Good tacos, great jicama salad, but not worth a long line. Go in the off hours and you'll be much happier!

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Floral Park, NY
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

This is the worst example of a Surf Taco stand imaginable. Just passable very over-priced finger food.No service but abundant reminders to tip and massive prominent tip jar. Non-personal/ I am doing you a favor order takers who keep change. Basically a "Hole in the wall" -that is literal. Throw away benches serve as tables, paper hotdog holders serve as... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

There's really nothing to add to what others already written: This is by far the best fish tacos I ever had and it's up there along the best (street food) meals I've had. To give an perspective on exactly *how* good they are I can tell you that when coming here for the tacos, I forgot both the map and... More 

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Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Great family attraction... young and old will enjoy a sunny day out. Seeing the wonderful sights of new york city cant be beat... family retreat or lover's getaway , great for both and all.

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

Hands down best fish taco I ever had! I would drive out there just to have it again!! It's a real small place, but the food packs a punch. If you're in the area you must try.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

These tacos are worth waiting on the weekend cue. The ingredients are super fresh, the staff is friendly and the tacos are very much authentic. Muy bien!

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

I'm sure everyone has heard by now about the amazing fish tacos at this hole-in-the-wall stand at Rockaway beach. Yes, the tacos make my mouth water with their crunchy fried outer layer, tangy sauce and fantastic smoky spices. The other tacos are also worth a try - the tofu one in particular. However, waiting for 20 minutes in line and... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

LOVE LOVE LOVE this place. If you eat fish or meat, you will love it even more. As a vegetarian, I always get the grilled tofu tacos. It's an extra $2 to make it deluxe (with guac) but definitely worth it! There is a smaller version of RT in the food court right on the beach but they don't sell... More 

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New York City, New York
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95 reviews 95 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

I went to Rockaway Beach for July 4th and my friend said we had to go to Rockaway Taco while we were there. It was so good! It was a few blocks from the beach. (Only did we realize afterward that there's a location on the boardwalk nearby our beach spot at around 98th street.) We waited in line for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 95-19 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Far Rockaway, NY 11693
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Far Rockaway
  • Phone Number: 347-213-7466

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 15
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:45 am
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:45 am
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:45 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:45 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?