La Esquina: Mucho gusto!

La Esquina: Mucho gusto!

Behind the doors of this corner taco joint is a Mexican institution, La Esquina, the top hidden restaurant of New York.

At the intersection of Kenmare and Lafayette streets, Esquina presents three eclectic spaces for Mexican cuisine lovers.

The corner, or esquina, with the window illuminated by a large retro neon sign, serves authentic tacos to go at an affordable price. The café area, more amenable to a brunch, lunch, or dinner, is a more comfortable space with an outdoor terrace. But the real gem is a brasserie with a Mexican hacienda feel, fiercely guarded by a colossus with a micro-headset. The way will open up when he checks your booking, which you remembered to reserve several weeks in advance. Then, head down to the basement, across the fascinating spectacle of the kitchens, and discover the beautiful vaulted cellars decorated with dark woods.

Do not be surprised if you come across celebrities like Richard Branson or Renee Zellweger, in the midst of tasting tortillas, taquitos, and quesadillas, a shot of tequila in hand.

La Esquina
114 Kenmare Street
New York, NY 10012

+1 646 613 7100

Menu: around 30 USD