|Venue name:||Los Tacos No.1||Contact:|
Chelsea Market, 75 Ninth Ave
|Cross street:||between 15th and 16th Sts|
|Opening hours:||Mon-Sat 10am-9pm, Sun 10am-8pm|
|Transport:||Subway: A, C, E to 14th St; L to Eighth Ave|
|Price:||Average main course: $9. Disc, MC, V|
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Average User Rating
4.8 / 5
- 5 star:4
- 4 star:1
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Some of the greatest bites I've ever had in my life. After many recommendations, I decided to check out Los Tacos No. 1. I've only ever been to fake "Mexican" food knockoff places, so I never thought I would like Mexican food. I was so wrong. It was now time for authentic Mexican food, and what better place to do it than where most food can be ordered for under $5? I ordered a Carne Asada tostada. This must've been the fastest I've ever been given food after I ordered. And the tostada had everything one could ever have wanted. Come here. You won't be disappointed.
This place is truly authentic. Thankfully I am by chelsea market often, so I am able to get a taste whenever I want. Highly recommended for anyone who likes great Mexican. I go for the carne asada quesadilla and chips and salsa. It's the perfect meal under $10!
I was born and raised in a town close to Tijuana in Mexico, and I know these tacos are 100% mexican; this is the real experience you get when you cross the border to Baja (except for the charcoal grill). For Adobada (pork) use corn tortillas, for Carne Asada (steak) order a flour tortilla quesadilla. Sometimes they do have grilled jalapeños and scallions, ask for some of them to the guys serving the tacos.