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Fish Tacos - can use a recommendation

olympusnyc May 6, 2014 04:03 PM

Can anyone suggest a sit-down spot for good fish tacos? Something a bit nicer than the storefront with two tables?


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    thegforceny RE: olympusnyc May 6, 2014 04:10 PM

    Empellon Taqueria

    1. howdini RE: olympusnyc May 6, 2014 04:36 PM

      Not as nice as Empellon, but Taqueria LES has good fish tacos, in a fun atmosphere.

      1. ipsedixit RE: olympusnyc May 6, 2014 04:54 PM


        It's on the bar menu, but you can order it during dinner, dunno about lunch, however.

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          olympusnyc RE: ipsedixit May 6, 2014 05:29 PM

          ...for dinner....I should have mentioned. Thank you for the suggestion but I think over-budget for this particular outing. Will hold for next time.

        2. Ttrockwood RE: olympusnyc May 6, 2014 07:59 PM

          Pinche taqueria has baja style fish tacos

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            JC2 RE: olympusnyc May 7, 2014 06:28 AM

            el paso tacqueria east 97th st.

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              olympusnyc RE: olympusnyc May 7, 2014 01:27 PM

              All good suggestions. Thank you, all. 1st stop will be Empellon Taqueria.

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                MrGrumpy RE: olympusnyc May 7, 2014 01:32 PM

                I liked the fish tempura taco with cabbage and lime mayo at Empellon Taqueria. Also try the smoked cashew sauce that comes with the guac - truly outstanding.

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                Simon RE: olympusnyc May 7, 2014 05:05 PM

                Sembrado's are decent, but i like their Al Pastor and Shrimp ones better...

                1. ipsedixit RE: olympusnyc May 18, 2014 07:14 PM

                  Probably too late for OP, but for posterity sake, Spiegel (EV) does a respectable fish taco dish with mahi mahi.

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                    maitred RE: olympusnyc May 18, 2014 07:39 PM

                    Casellula, on West 54th, and Bar Centrale, on West 46th.

                    1. ChefJune RE: olympusnyc May 20, 2014 10:40 AM

                      We're big fans of the Fish Salpicon at Fonda. We've been known to get two appetizer portions and call it dinner. :)

                      The tortillas are served warm in a basket and you assemble your own.

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