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Empellon Taqueria

230 W 4th St, New York City, NY 10014-3120
+1 212-367-0999
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (78 reviews)
“guacamole” (39 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
230 W 4th St, New York City, NY 10014-3120
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1 - 10 of 143 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here 3 times and always have a great time with family and friends! Tip: Be sure to arrive early because the place gets crowded. For drinks, we ordered the Pink Grapefruit Margarita and the ¿Por que no? Margarita both were delicious. For tacos, we...More

Thank Pedro G
Reviewed July 20, 2017

loved the place that came highly recommended by freinds. Def have the spicy cucumber margereita. the seabass taco, grilled shrimp were amaazing. Love the diff flavors of salsa. Service is awesome and the place has a great vibe,

Thank Richarocks
Reviewed July 14, 2017

We started with guacamole and drinks at the bar. This was a very good experience so we decided to also have dinner there. The place is neatly designed and we thought if the food is like the place looks, then this could be a very...More

Thank SirCohiba
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

Loved this vibrant Mexican. Guacamole and chips are a great start withmany choices of salsas- comes with 2 but you can order all 7! Tacos were also great! Environment and service also good. Fun location to walk around afterwards.

Thank Rula A
Reviewed June 19, 2017

Walked up to this place randomly. What a nice find. The spicy cucumber Margarita is a go to drink. The guacamole and salsas are excellent, although next time we'll stick to just the two, my favorite salsa habenara. the fluke with habanero and apple wasn't...More

Thank homezgr8t
Reviewed June 18, 2017

Over crowded , pushed together seats, load and super Trendy makes this local popular eatery a busy destination. centered in the posh section of the West village on the shi shi restaurant row with locals and tourists who come on high paid local tours to...More

Thank loveoffun
Reviewed June 10, 2017

If you like Mex cuisine you will have to try. Definitely Mex but with a fusion touch, tasty but not too spicy, Very New Yorker. Pleasant location and display, very informative service.

Thank roseglobe
Reviewed May 12, 2017

Empellón Taqueria = fancy Mexican. It's a nice place to take a date if you want to impress him/her, and you're craving some Mexican food. My boyfriend claims that this place serves the best tacos that he has ever eaten in his life (even though...More

1  Thank Melanie T
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Monday was another perfect weather day — low humidity, with temperatures in the the high 70s. And we hoped we would have another perfect lunch on our third visit to Empellón Taqueria in the West Village. We were seated at one of the many unoccupied...More

Thank hhammerman
Reviewed March 29, 2017

This is a busy place, and we were lucky to get a table one cold March evening. We started with margaritas which were as good as we have had. Moved on to corn chips with a selection of dips, graduating from very mild to a...More

Thank greenstOat24
West Village
Stretching from Sixth Avenue to the Hudson River, the
West Village is one of the city’s most coveted
addresses. Full of trendy shops, historic taverns, and
cozy restaurants set amid 19th century architecture,
this neighborhood has a unique old-world feel. You
won’t find a more picturesque location in Manhattan.
Without the traditional city grid layout, it’s easy to
get lost here, but that’s part of the fun as you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:45 am - 12:00 am
11:45 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
11:45 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
11:45 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 W 4th St, New York City, NY 10014-3120
    (W 10th St)
  • Public Transportation: A,B,C,D,E,F,M Train to W4th. 1 Train to Christopher Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighborhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-367-0999
  • E-mail
Welcome to Empellon Taqueria, a new restaurant located in the heart of the West Village, NYC. Our restaurant is devoted to offering a delicious and highly personal take on Mexican cuisine. We value comfort, seasonality and a modern thought process. These values are applied daily to a constantly evolving menu that is designed to capture everything that is magical about Mexican cooking.
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