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Jun 25, 2010 07:26 AM

taco lady at the Mexican Embassy

Are there still tacos in front of the Mexican Embassy?

Looking for something near 39th and Park, without walking up to Pampano.

209 E 49th St, New York, NY 10017

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  1. I don't think she ever sold tacos. Tamales for sure and possibly tortas. I don't know if she's still there, hopefully someone else can help you out.

    5 Replies
    1. re: bookhound

      I heard she's still there, but I haven't been there myself for a while.

      1. re: bookhound

        Ahh, tamales. In that case: any taco suggestions near 39th and Park?

        1. re: new2nyc

          If you don't mind walking a little bit, the best tacos you'll find are at the El Rey Del Sabor Carts. The closest ones to you are on 49th & Park, and 43rd & 6th.

          1. re: davisready

            El Rey Del Sabor's chicken and steak tacos were delicious. As was their tamale.

            I'd actually been to the cart on 60th before.. for a burrito, which was not anything special.

            How does Pampano compare to this?


            209 E 49th St, New York, NY 10017

          2. re: new2nyc

            She sold tamales. I haven't specifically sought her out recently but I walk by often and don't recall seeing her in a long time.