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Iguana New York

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, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
240 W 54th St, New York City, NY 10019-5502
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, staff very accommodating - good service and reasonable prices. Cocktail specials ensured we returned.

Thank LindaW9876
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like Latin music and cousin this place has it all, food and ambience on the second floor were good, the only thing is that gets too crowed it, hard to move around but we had fun!

Thank cvillaman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here a few years ago for my birthday with friends. So, when a friend planned to have her bday here I was excited. Disappointingly, our service was incredibly slow and main server was rude. We ordered guacamole, which its made fresh in front...More

Thank newy0rktraveljunkie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some of the other reviews are NOTHING like what we experienced. We stumbled across Iguana and saw they had a $6 margarita special. They have 29 different flavors of margaritas!!!! It doesn't get much better than that. My friends each got sangrias and they were...More

Thank indygirl8451
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint restaurant on 54th street, NY,NY. Food was good. Chicken Burritos were tasty. I would order them again. Did not care for the queso. Taquitos were spicy. Good appetizers. Service was slow considering it was not busy.

Thank imtigg2
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Stopped for pre matinee drinks then dinner after. Martini actually seemed waterdowned. Hoping it was just me because for a tini and 1 glass of wine which was a decent size pour...almost 30 bucks!? Yes theatre district but bump up the friendliness! Gave it another...More

Thank linda l
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Food was decent but lacked flavour and also spice. Service was ok but we didn't feel it was as friendly as it had been in other restaurants.

Thank StevePugcini
Reviewed May 3, 2018

First visit, wanted a quick bite so I had the Mexicana quesadilla. Service was very nice during a VERY busy time. BUT since the place was directly across the street from our hotel (Courtyard Marriott/Cental Park) we went TWO more times for Happy Hour. BUSY,...More

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed May 3, 2018

I went to hear Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks on a Monday night and they were great!! The jazz takes you right back in time to the 1920's or 30's and the band is just excellent!! We had a great time!!!

Thank Karen R
Reviewed April 28, 2018

I came here specifically to see Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks, a Grammy-Award-winning 11-piece band that specializes in music from the 1920s and 1930s. They perform at Iguana New York every Monday and Tuesday evening. The jazz was world class, and it was like stepping...More

Thank ji1963
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers
like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Julio C
January 21, 2017|
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Response from mahler5 | Reviewed this property |
I rather doubt it, but you should call them to ask.
October 31, 2016|
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Response from mahler5 | Reviewed this property |
The Nighthawks play big band music. Technically it is jazz, but historical jazz.
October 31, 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
$15 - $40
Mexican, Latin, Bar, Central American, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
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
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-765-5454
  • E-mail
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