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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
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Reviewed February 16, 2020 via mobile

We arrived after a. i very at around 11PM Sunday. The place was open until midnight. We were served two menus. One was taco and the other one dish menu. We ordered Tacos and beer. The tacos were $4.50, to $6. Over priced, average sized...tacos. Corona was $7. My side order was forgotten. Came after my tacos. The staff was friendly although after a long day. The restaurant was low budget interior designed, one step up from a takeout pizzeria. I recommend this place for a midnight hunger fix, but not for a dinner, or a casual meeting place.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed May 10, 2019

We went to the one in Farmingdale. Cute atmosphere, nice helpful cashier, but the food wasn't anything special. It was very spicy, the guac was spicy, and the food and the sodas were very expensive. At least I left there full.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed April 24, 2019

We were regulars, but no more.. The last few times we brought food home it was really skimpy... We went back and ate in. The tacos were filled better, but the quality has gone downhill. And.... the music videos so inappropriate for a place of...business. I would not bring a child in there. And after all this time, they still can't get an order correct.Unfortunately we won't be back, and as I said, we were regulars. It's a shame.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed September 2, 2018

I have been here several times to cure a taco and burrito craving and Nelly's doesn't disappoint. Tacos are authentic and very tasty. Burritos are large, filling, and satisfying. All ingredients are fresh and taste is delicious and homemade. Definitely worth a trip for a...quick lunch. Eating area is small and clean, but fairly plain, but go for the food!More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed August 4, 2018

I came here with some friends for my birthday during happy hour expecting to get 1 or 2 margaritas during the happy hour with my tacos. As soon as the Manager heard it was my birthday, he allowed us to have the happy hour for...my whole party after happy hour ended! The staff also brought out 4 free shots for all of us! They also let me pick a few songs on their sound system. They went above and beyond for my birthday and I will definitely bring friends to celebrate here and celebrate here next year! The margaritas were strong and tasty! I liked the mango-peach and strawberry-mango best and $6 for each during happy hour is a great price! The tacos are amazing which is why I keep coming back! The quality is amazing and are pretty cheap compared to other places on Long Island. Overall this place gets 11/10 in my book for their amazing staff, great food and drinks, and nice cozy atmosphere!More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

We visited Nelly’s on a Friday evening. The restaurant was not super crowded, but was doing quite a bit of carry out. The first thing that struck us was how the place looks very nondescript from the outside, but is lively and nicely decorated once...you step through the door. There are 60 different kinds of tacos to try, but we went with some standards and some that were recommended by the person helping us. We were not disappointed in any regard - all were tasty. We also tried the chips and salsa which were excellent, and were refilled for us - a nice touch. The prices are not cheap, but not expensive when you consider the quality and freshness of the tacos. We will definitely be back!More

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

Ok if you are really hungry stay away .paid 10 dollars $ for skirt steak tortas. Dry hard steak 3 oz. Left starving

Date of visit: January 2018
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner- not a fancy place -you give your order and then they will bring your food to the table or you can do take out. there are lots and lots of various tacos to choose from or you can create your own. I...chose to create my own skirt steak tacos. I chose a flour tortilla or you can choose a corn tortilla. you choose your type of sauce, you choose any extras and they will bring it out to you. when the food came it was really amazing and delicious I have not found Mexican as authentic as this on Long Island -highly recommend.More

Date of visit: August 2017
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Family owned. Fresh food made with love. Authentic. Run, don't walk. You can either select your taco based on the main ingredient, (steak, chicken, fish, veg, etc) and then the sauces. Or, you can create your own. Very friendly, nice people. Place has room for...lots of people even though it's in a strip mall.More

Date of visit: August 2017
Reviewed May 5, 2017

Food is sooooo fresh and delicious, have not tasted tacos with such fresh ingredients. Best taco shop around hands down. Nelly's Rocks!!

Date of visit: May 2017
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Yes, Nelly's Taqueria offers takeout services.

Nelly's Taqueria is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4