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El Luchador

87 South St, Corner of John and South, New York City, NY 10038-4917
+1 347-721-6888
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good49%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“burrito” (17 reviews)
“tacos” (16 reviews)
“short ribs” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Fast Food, Vegetarian Friendly
87 South St, Corner of John and South, New York City, NY 10038-4917
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ate here in 2015 when I lived in the city. Pleased to report the food is still great. It perfect for a quick lunch or dinner downtown if you are hungry and looking for something very reasonable and delicious.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Free nachos during happy hour with purchase of 2 beers - Modelo Negro - yummm. Outdoor (picnic table) limited seating. Across the street from South Street Seaport

Thank ATCiluf12
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Popular corner taco, burrito, quesadilla joint, Panko fish is my favorite burrito, but pollo also very nice. Could do more on the sides, and a little bigger helpings.

Thank eldon pwwka c
Reviewed August 25, 2018

tiny place with a limited menu but what they prepare they do wll. i think take out might be the way to go as seating is limited.

Thank marybeth02140
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Have been here a few times since it's close to one of my clients. I actually didn't go for a while because I figured "how good can it be?" But I am sure glad I decided to try it out. Very fresh and delicious tacos...More

Thank Mr_Barrios
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Awesome food late at night or any time of day. Food truck style near Pier 17. Low cost and very friendly.

Thank marcecarlson
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Popped in here as was staying at the nearby Fairfield by Marriott hotel and as it's not really a restaurant and more like a food truck with some benches, it's quite useful for a solo traveller. I did have to queue for about 15 minutes...More

Thank ForYourEntertainment
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

This is a truly hidden gem of a restaurant! It was so very good. I had the Carne Asada bowl and a beer. It was all delish...... but the Guacamole was spectacular!!!! The patio was the perfect spot to do a little people watching as...More

Thank Julie A
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Such a fun place , you order in the tiny restaurant and you will eat ont the airstream outside the restaurant. Great tacos , guacamole ...and good pictures place. Near by you have the Fulton market . Take your kids they will love you or...More

Thank Nathalie S
Reviewed March 12, 2018

Really good tacos at a fun space/atmosphere. Delicious pork. Would go hunt down this taco joint again

Thank Kristie B
Financial District
At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial
District is where New York City began as a center of
commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful
setting are complemented by museums, countless
skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District,
home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view
of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 South St, Corner of John and South, New York City, NY 10038-4917
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Financial District
  • Neighborhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 347-721-6888
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