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Looking for a good lunch spot in Upper West Side... Tacos??

mummer43 May 31, 2011 04:24 PM

I'm going to be in the Upper West Side area around lunch time on Saturday and I'm looking for a good place to grab a quick lunch. I've heard about Patty's Taco truck and would love to try it or something like it. Not looking for something extravagant and I'm willing to slum it for good, cheap food.

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    AubWah RE: mummer43 May 31, 2011 05:46 PM

    Go to the taco truck on 96th and broadway. You are in luck because they are only open for lunch on saturday and sunday. They are your only option for real tacos on the upper west side. I reccomend the tacos de chivo, lengua, chorizo, y tripa.

    Super Tacos Sobre Ruedes
    254 W 96th St, New York, NY 10025

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      ganache123 RE: AubWah May 31, 2011 05:51 PM

      I second that. I actually searched out this truck. Some of the best tacos in nyc

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        mummer43 RE: AubWah Jun 1, 2011 06:31 AM

        Do you know what their lunch hours are?

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          AubWah RE: mummer43 Jun 1, 2011 04:52 PM

          I think they open at noon and stay open until very late at night

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          LNG212 RE: AubWah Jun 1, 2011 08:17 AM

          Super Tacos gets a lot of love. But if it's raining or crappy out and you don't/can't sit outside, then you can try Noche Mexicana which has a sit-down restaurant. If not tacos, another cheap option in the area is El Malecon for Dominican food.

          El Malecon
          764 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025

          Noche Mexicana
          852 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025

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          bookmonger RE: mummer43 Jun 1, 2011 04:19 PM

          Taqueria y Fonda on Amsterdam between 107 and 108 is the best for eat-in or take out. Definitely get the chorizo.

          Taqueria y Fonda La Mexicana
          968 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025

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