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Sep 14, 2013 04:49 PM

Huevos Rancheros

I am on a quest to find THE best huevos rancheros in the city. I have tried the ones at Five Points and the Smith. These were passable but there must be better.

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    1. I've had great versions at both Cookshop (it's a relative of Five Points, but I don't know how similar the preparations are) and Clinton St. Baking Company (my favorite, but not based on a large sample).

      1. Prune has a good version at brunch- but either go early or deal with the wait.
        Cafe Habana is also pretty good.
        Cookshop is usually great but sometimes not- really inconsistant.
        Salvation taco has chilequiles that are not the same but worth mentioning

        1. I don't know if it's the best as I don't alway order it, but Clinton Street Baking's version was always enjoyable.

          1. To find the BEST huevos rancheros in this city, one must venture deep into the seedy underbelly of the grittiest Mexican ghettos in Queens and The Bronx. Best to stick to the fancified versions sold at places listed in the thread,

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            1. re: AubWah

              I dunno, I like your first thought better if that's where the BEST are. And if you come across huevos motulenos, they are like turbocharged huevos rancheros with chrome hubcaps.

              1. re: AubWah

                The BEST huevos rancheros in Manhattan (unfancified), IMHO, are at Tulcingo del Valle in Hell's Kitchen. We moved from HK to Brooklyn a few years ago and still travel in on weekends to have their version. So good.