Mexican

Ofrenda

Ofrenda

Ms. Hipster is obsessed with the Day of the Dead. She loves the calavera, which is that Mexican sugar skull thing that you see all…

Zarela

Zarela

[CLOSED] Wow! The negative reviews for this place have been rolling in. Charges of food poisoning, one hour waits for lunches, rudeness and horrible food…

Tovar’s Restaurant

Tovar’s Restaurant

[CLOSED] Hola! Welcome to New York City’s most authentic Mexican joint–so authentic, in fact, that you may want to brush up on your Spanish. While…

Tortilla Flats

Tortilla Flats

Imagine, if you will, a drunken, adult version of Chuck E. Cheese’sin which you’re the main attraction. Yes, it’s your turn to make a complete…

El Teddy’s

El Teddy’s

[CLOSED] If you haven’t been in El Teddy’s, you’ve probably walked by it and wondered what the hell was going on inside. The exterior features…

Taco Today

Taco Today

Mmm, Chinese Mexican food. As most people in New York have come to know over the years, most take-out Mexican restaurants in the city are…

Taco Bell Penn Plaza

Taco Bell (Penn Station)

You’d have to be crazy or completely desperate to end up eating here. Combining boil-in-a-bag meat and the shitshow that is Penn Station is enough…

Taco & Tortilla King

Taco & Tortilla King

[CLOSED] One of life’s great mysteries is the proliferation of Chinese Mexican joints around the city of Manhattan. Do these places exist anywhere outside of…

TA Cocina

TA Cocina

[CLOSED] Tijuana Authority? Tasty Apps? Taco Ass (the worst of all afflictions)? Actually, I think it’s some fancy-schmancy, shortened form of “taqueria,” which is, apparently,…

Señor Swanky’s

Señor Swanky’s

[CLOSED] Señor Swanky’s loosely translates in English to Mr. Filthy’s. It’s an apt name, too, as this joint is just downright dirty. It’s hard to…

San Loco – Avenue A

San Loco – Avenue A

[CLOSED] Sometimes food ain’t pretty. Sometimes it isn’t presented on a white plate with swirled decorations and garnishes. Sometimes everything is sort of beige, brown…

Pablo’s

Pablo’s

[CLOSED] Atmosphere is not Pablo’s strongest suit. We were actually wondering at what garage sale they picked up the tables and chairs they use in…

Mexican Radio

Mexican Radio

[CLOSED] Let’s just start this off by saying that Mexican food is almost always a crowd pleaser. Very rarely will you get a “no” when…

Maz Mezcal

Maz Mezcal

Another thing we thought we’d never see: expensive Mexican food. Usually, in order to justify higher prices for what used to be cheap grub, restaurateurs…

Mary Ann’s (East Village)

Mary Ann’s (East Village)

[CLOSED] Mary Ann’s, like most mini-chain restaurants, is consistently just fine. Pumping out tacos and burritos by the truckload, there is very little concern for…

Mary Ann's Chelsea

Mary Ann’s (Chelsea)

[CLOSED] This was like the little Mexican chain that could. In the mid-nineties nothing could stop the crowds from packing these joints, margarita in hand…

Mariachi Mexico 2

Mariachi Mexico II

[CLOSED] For some odd reason there seems to be a Mexican enclave over on Tenth Ave between forty and fifty-something streets. While I’m most definitely…

Maracas

Maracas

[CLOSED] Way back in the day there was a small, small man who bore an uncanny resemblance to a once mighty, yet utterly despicable, leader…