Otto's Tacos is one of The 15 Best Places for Tacos in the East Village, New York.

1. Otto's Tacos

8.5
141 2nd Ave (at E 9th St), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · East Village · 164 tips and reviews

Anoop R.Anoop Ranganath: Wow. Made from scratch tortillas, perfectly cooked meat, and fresh salsas. My new favorite tacos in the East Village.

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Seriously awesome tacos - there's only 5 types to choose from but they're all delicious, and there's something for everyone. Don't pass on the chips and guac either though!

samir k.samir k: I like the Carne Asada tacos best! The salsa is awesome with the chips. The masa fries are good but it's too similar to the tortilla used in the taco. Definitely the best taco in the east village!!

Empellón Al Pastor is one of The 15 Best Places for Tacos in the East Village, New York.

2. Empellón Al Pastor

8.3
132 Saint Marks Pl (at Avenue A), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · East Village · 112 tips and reviews

Caleb L.Caleb Lubarsky: Fantastic tacos and margaritas...the guac is great too...and everyone was super nice - a spot to check out for sure.

Ranu R.Ranu Rajkarnikar: Tasty tacos (al pastor, beef and chorizo) and chips and guac. Love the salsas they have. Michelada menu makes me happy.

lOYDA p.lOYDA pAGAN: Chicken taco and a frosty modello: just the ticket for steamy summer afternoon. Everything here is $4. Can't go wrong. Related to tonier brother on 1st. Very open air space. Great corner spot.

Taqueria St. Marks is one of The 15 Best Places for Tacos in the East Village, New York.

3. Taqueria St. Marks

9.0
79 Saint Marks Pl (1st Avenue), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · East Village · 43 tips and reviews

Allison N.Allison Niksich: They have amazing tacos! I personally love the fish but the lamb is amazing as well

Kimmie O.Kimmie Ohh: Cabeza tacos, lengua tacos, carnitas tacos & a margarita :)

Harry R.Harry Raymond: Strong margaritas and delicious tacos. Excellent option for group dinner. Be adventurous and try tongue taco.

Zaragoza Mexican Deli-Grocery is one of The 15 Best Places for Tacos in the East Village, New York.

4. Zaragoza Mexican Deli-Grocery

8.7
215 Avenue A (btwn 13th & 14th), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · East Village · 97 tips and reviews

Nick P.Nick Pardo: Goat tacos ("de chivo") are amazing! Just do it!!

Corey S.Corey Schneiderman: Get the goat. Best tostadas and tacos in NYC.

Ray L.Ray Lin: Coming from a born/bred Californian - by far the best Mexican joint in all of Manhattan. The friendly family who runs it serves up delicious tacos and sopas. Many a nights in the EV have ended here.

Rosie's is one of The 15 Best Places for Tacos in the East Village, New York.

5. Rosie's

8.8
29 E 2nd St (at 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · East Village · 101 tips and reviews

Andrea F.Andrea Ferreyros: Fish tacos were yummy and so was the diablo drink! Flan and peanut butter and chocolate chili ice cream for dessert was a perfect finish.

Jason B.Jason Brew: Really enjoyed the 2nd & 2nd cocktail for brunch. Try the cheese chicharones to start and the the al pastor tacos

Anna R.Anna R: Lives up to all the hype! Tacos were great go with pals so you can share the tacos. Watermelon Margs were great.

Tacos Morelos is one of The 15 Best Places for Tacos in the East Village, New York.

6. Tacos Morelos

8.8
25 Ave A (at E 2nd St), New York, NY
Food Truck · East Village · 52 tips and reviews

Mike T.Mike Tito: $2.50 for Tacos, really good and fast, make sure you get the spicy sauce

Gradie O.Gradie Oakes: Super cheap, super good. Brisket taco is great but grab a cecina too.

Annie B.Annie B: Tacos Morales is my absolute favorite spot for authentic mexican. And it's extremely affordable!

Taqueria Diana is one of The 15 Best Places for Tacos in the East Village, New York.

7. Taqueria Diana

8.4
129 2nd Ave (btwn 7th St & St Marks Pl), New York, NY
Taco Place · East Village · 126 tips and reviews

Mark M.Mark M: Probably the best taco spot in the Village. Definitely a hole in the wall, and everything is delicious.

MatherMather: Best tacos in the city - and they're about to be on seamless! AL PASTOR IS MEXICO CITY STYLE AND DELISHHHHHH! Do it. And the chips and salsa are epic. Can't say enough good things.

Ranu R.Ranu Rajkarnikar: Steak and al pastor tacos are delicious. Great chips and guac. Perfect for weeknight pickup or a late night snack as they're open late.

El Diablito Taqueria is one of The 15 Best Places for Tacos in the East Village, New York.

8. El Diablito Taqueria

8.6
60 E 3rd St (2nd Ave), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · East Village · 40 tips and reviews

Dave k.Dave k: Try their namesake tacos: chorizo, poblano, and cotija. By far the best taco spot in the EV.

Kt L.Kt Lacasse: The carnitas tacos are fabulous! Love this joint

Nandy E.Nandy Estevez: Loved the vegetarian burrito and shrimp taco. The hot sauce are amazing

Tacos Morelos is one of The 15 Best Places for Tacos in the East Village, New York.

9. Tacos Morelos

8.1
438 E 9th St (btwn 1st Ave and Ave A), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · East Village · 39 tips and reviews

Anoop R.Anoop Ranganath: My favorite taco truck in the East Village opened a storefront with a slew of new entree options and the same great prices.

Perri S.Perri Silver: EVERYTHING IS DELICIOUS! Get the cochinitas taco and splurge for the homemade tortilla. You won't be disappointed.

EpicuriousEpicurious: Lean pork marinated with guajillo chiles and pineapple in a fresh chewy maize tortilla creates a uniquely sweet and spicy taco that is equally delicious adorned with plenty of fresh cilantro. Read more.

Five Tacos is one of The 15 Best Places for Tacos in the East Village, New York.

10. Five Tacos

7.9
119 St Marks Pl, New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · East Village · 69 tips and reviews

Jack K.Jack Kramer: The best tacos in NYC..love the Spicey chorizo and the butternut squash veggie taco. yum!!!...their home made sauces are the bomb

Mo H.Mo Hasson: Best Veggie Taco ever. Slather with their home made sauces. Habanero Jerk has a great kick.

Patrick B.Patrick Baskin: Solid spot for quick cheap Mexican, tacos are the best

Cooper's Craft and Kitchen is one of The 15 Best Places for Tacos in the East Village, New York.

11. Cooper's Craft and Kitchen

8.5
87 2nd Ave (at E 5th St), New York, NY
Bar · East Village · 142 tips and reviews

Hien L.Hien Ly: Yummy fish tacos. Friendly staff and crowd.

Zach K.Zach Kelfer: Dollar fish tacos on Mondays is a great deal! Definitely recommended

Kristen L.Kristen Little: Get the grilled cheese and $1 fish tacos on Mondays!

The Mermaid Inn is one of The 15 Best Places for Tacos in the East Village, New York.

12. The Mermaid Inn

9.1
96 2nd Ave (btwn E 5th & E 6th St), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · East Village · 267 tips and reviews

Edlin C.Edlin Choi: Glorious. Take a date to the courtyard in back. Eat w friends out front. Dollar EC oysters for happy hour fresh as can be. Excellent fish tacos. Lobster rolls on brioche. (4 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more.

JenKuduJenKudu: The fish taco is awesome! The shrimp corn dog is a nice treat, boiled shrimp coated in hush puppy batter :)

Eric T.Eric Tash: Great Happy Hour! Can't beat $3 fish tacos & they have very tasty bloody Mary's.  If you stay for dinner and are in a group, highly recommend sharing the lobster sandwich! Plenty of food to go around!

Yerba Buena is one of The 15 Best Places for Tacos in the East Village, New York.

13. Yerba Buena

9.0
23 Avenue A (at E 2nd St), New York, NY
Latin American Restaurant · Alphabet City · 186 tips and reviews

Hannah Y.Hannah Yang: tacos de pescado: SO delicious, once you pop, you can't stop.. (no really, we had to order more!) the black cod and lechon are also super flavorful, YUM. this location is 1000x better than perry st.!

Steph B.Steph Baltimore: The fish tacos here are so good. Try those with unlimited drinks (mimosas,etc.)

Janey P.Janey P: One of my all time favorite restaurants in ny! Get the guacamole, ceviche mixto, Costello, lechon and tacos. Make sure to reserve an order of the churros. You won't be disappointed!

Downtown Bakery is one of The 15 Best Places for Tacos in the East Village, New York.

14. Downtown Bakery

8.9
69 1st Ave (at 4th St), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · East Village · 73 tips and reviews

T O.T Oconnor: the breakfast buritto and tacos are amazing.

Village VoiceVillage Voice: Ever had Downtown's Tacos de Papa? You should: it's number two on Robert Sietsema's list of top five favorite breakfast tacos in NYC.

Ryan Y.Ryan Yun: Beats Chipotle anyday. Get the shrimp tacos with grapefruit jarritos.

The Black Ant is one of The 15 Best Places for Tacos in the East Village, New York.

15. The Black Ant

8.1
60 2nd Ave (btwn E 3rd & E 4th St), New York, NY
Mexican Restaurant · East Village · 76 tips and reviews

Rana R.Rana Rouhana: shrimp tacos with aioli are terrific, mole cake dessert is now a favorite; cocktails are 'speakeasy'-good!

Christian V.Christian Van Der Henst S.: Very rico tasty bueno taco. Get the chorizo octopus taco, good micheladas and the nopal fries. Great service.

Amanda S.Amanda Schneider: Start with the Black Ant Guacamole, Huarache de Nopal and shrimp tacos. Definitely order the rabbit enchiladas (best dish of the night), and wash it all down with a Climbing Ant.