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soft tacos?

shen Feb 8, 2008 05:20 AM

I can't seem to find good tacos in manhattan. similar to the kind you would get at the red hook fields.

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    frostnip RE: shen Feb 8, 2008 05:31 AM

    although i haven't had the famous tacos of red hook, i am a big fan of the tacos at taqueria y fonda on amsterdam (between 106th and 107th or maybe 108th...). i haven't had them in a while, but i remember them being simple and great and two were cheaper than a beer.

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      tbear RE: frostnip Feb 8, 2008 06:34 AM

      I randomly went into El Paso Taqueria on 103 and Lexington after working at the Yorkville Food Pantry (a little shameless self congratulations). I really thought the tacos were superb. I tried the beef, pork and chicken and they were all good. The place was very clean, full of locals and efficiently run by a friendly staff.

    2. JungMann RE: shen Feb 8, 2008 08:13 AM

      Tehuitzingo has terrific tacos that are full worth the trip to 10th Avenue. Tulcingo del Valle is also an exceptional spot.

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