La Superior

La Superior

Mexican Restaurant, Breakfast Spot, and Taco Place$$$$
Williamsburg, Brooklyn
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  • The experts at The Corcoran Group and Gothamist recommend this place
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  • Pamela C.
    "rajas quesadilla"(8 Tips)
    eileen
    "Chicken, steak and shrimp are best!! Loved the guava margarita"(5 Tips)
    Kat V.
    "Try the sesadillas (pork brain quesadillas)"(4 Tips)
    Kira R.
    "Their michelada has a lot of lime and is very spicy, delicious"(7 Tips)
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  • inna k.
    inna katsMarch 4
    Mmm pescado bebil (not fried) with lime and salt, so good! #tacos
  • Alex P.
    Alex PyatetskyFebruary 27
    Creative and authentic flavors. Portions maybe a bit small, but all in all, never lets me down.
  • Archimedes S.
    Archimedes StukJanuary 26
    Add the spicy avocado sauce to the black bean soup. It's gonna blow your mind.
  • Tom R.
    Tom RogersDecember 31, 2016
    Tiny bar. Big flavour. Awesome music. 👌
  • Wally N.
    Wally NDecember 29, 2016
    They are cash only (tax cheats) and outspoken Bernie bros. also their cleanliness rating fluctuates wildly--but it's never an A.
  • Sophie H.
    Sophie HebdidgeDecember 1, 2016
    Cute and cozy
  • Leah F.
    Leah FarrenNovember 22, 2016
    Meh, not as good as west coast tacos. Also, cash only!
  • chin1ta
    chin1taSeptember 29, 2016
    Eliza's favorite
  • Theodore K.
    Theodore KSeptember 28, 2016
    Amazing tacos, can't go wrong. Fried fish is best
  • Giovanni D.
    Giovanni D'PalmaSeptember 24, 2016
    This place is great. A quiet refuge from what's happened to most of the Williamsburg food scene. The tacos were delicious. My favorite was the lengua followed by the carnitas. Get guac too!
  • Jbo .
    Jbo 🙆🏻September 10, 2016
    Delicious spicy avocado sauce on the tacos. Super friendly service!
  • Hell&
    Hell&August 31, 2016
    Been here 100+ times
    Everything on the menu is golden, but don't sleep on the Sopa de Verdura.
  • Arjun Shivanand K.
    Arjun Shivanand KannanAugust 28, 2016
    The tacos are flavorful and extremely fresh! Great vegetarian options too.
  • Noah N.
    Noah NormanAugust 24, 2016
    The hipper cousin to Cevicheria Havemeyer, this place has more of a taco focus, but the same simple consistency.
  • Dan T.
    Dan TorresAugust 22, 2016
    Queso fundido with chorizo
  • Ben G.
    Ben GaspariniAugust 14, 2016
    Food=Great, service/atmosphere < Food
  • Jeshua B.
    Jeshua BorgesAugust 12, 2016
    Good for east coast street Mexican, but Chilos in bed stuy is better.
  • isuvaish
    isuvaishAugust 11, 2016
    There's a reason they are #1 in Brooklyn for 🌮 . . . they're THAT good!
  • isuvaish
    isuvaishAugust 11, 2016
    This place has simply unbelievable flavors of salsa. Even the spiciest one was awesome. Tried almost all Veg entrées - they're the best! Fun music and the staff was very very nice.
  • Jean-Philip G.
    Jean-Philip GroblerAugust 4, 2016
    The best tacos and Margaritas in New York, period. Especially the Carnitas.
  • Ale T.
    Ale TowerJuly 10, 2016
    Ceviche was great, guacamole very good, tacos with fish were amazing but all those we tried were also excellent. And I loved the margarita with mezcal. Can't wait to go back!
  • Josh U.
    Josh UptonJuly 10, 2016
    The chicken molé tacos are delicious. Solid margaritas too.
  • Stina P.
    Stina P.June 23, 2016
    awesome atmosphere - one of the best Mexican restaurants in brooklyn
    Upvoted 1 day ago
  • Daniel S.
    Daniel SalcedoJune 18, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    These tacos are by far the best tacos in the east coast. My biggest problem here it's how to stop ordering more tacos. Tinga de pollo and carne asada are my favoritos
  • Simon S.
    Simon SteadmanJune 17, 2016
    Turkey tacos, cocktails
  • Adrian I.
    Adrian ImreorowJune 12, 2016
    Superb tacos and great drinks
  • Brian P.
    Brian ParkMay 15, 2016
    It astounds me that there isn't a line out the door. By far the best tacos in NYC; not even a close second! Get the Beef Tongue tacos and Queso Fundido, it's as an absolute must at this establishment
  • T
    TMay 4, 2016
    Can't say it's the best tacos I've ever had (Places in LA and Austin come to mind), but a good option when you're feeling a casual Mexican bite. Their guava marg and tamarind margs are good!
  • Rami H.
    Rami HaykalApril 30, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Strongest margaritas and best tacos. The shrimp and garlic is a must as well as the alambres
  • Raquelle J.
    Raquelle JessieApril 18, 2016
    get the chipotle shrimp taco, chips & guac, (homemade!) chorizo taco, chicken tinga taco crazy smoky & blessed.
  • Kristina R.
    Kristina RudicApril 11, 2016
    Get four tacos and the largest classic margarita. Then enjoy being really tipsy and satisfied AF.
  • Zoe D.
    Zoe DunApril 9, 2016
    Yummy food but quite pricey, only takes cash and very loud and busy even on a Tuesday night
  • Dean C.
    Dean CareyApril 8, 2016
    Be prepared to wait for a table - Food comes out as it's made - but above all.. ENJOY!
  • Jade
    JadeApril 6, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Lengua and sometimes sesadilla!
  • Jen K.
    Jen KatanMarch 29, 2016
    "Mexico city style street food with casual format. Quesadillas and Gorditas here are unlike anything else in NYC. Great for solo eating"
  • Niji J.
    Niji J.March 20, 2016
    The gorditas here are the closest I've had to proper ones in Mexico. Very tasty
  • Kathryn I.
    Kathryn IMarch 13, 2016
    Elevate your beverage game and order a Paloma instead of a Marg.
  • dilay y.
    dilay yalcinMarch 1, 2016
    margaritas!
  • Cameron M.
    Cameron MadduxFebruary 12, 2016
    Cash only. Server will take time letting you know this. As a partial Texan, I wasn't wowed. Queso was thick and carnitas dry.
  • Ryan A.
    Ryan AmbsJanuary 17, 2016
    Don Luis taco inedible. Tinga and Garlic Shrimp are incredible.
  • Phillip B.
    Phillip BDecember 29, 2015
    I'll tell you up front what they seem to wait until the end to tell you: Cash Only. Other than that, very good tacos.
  • Matt H.
    Matt HoodDecember 6, 2015
    Tacos - get a wide selection
  • Anna K.
    Anna KleynerNovember 29, 2015
    Rude owners, cash only which they tell you when you get the bill. Drinks are pre mixed. Never again
  • Steffi H.
    Steffi HeNovember 15, 2015
    Queso Fundido is a bowl with melted cheese!! I repeat a bowl filled with melted cheese!! Fun to eat and if you share it as a starter you won't need more than 1-2 Tacos after it.
  • Ernesto S.
    Ernesto SolanaNovember 13, 2015
    Everything !
  • Amelia B.
    Amelia BlackNovember 7, 2015
    Jamacia Margs & Rajas Tacos
  • Allison K.
    Allison KasicOctober 18, 2015
    Killer tacos! Carnitas and chipotle shrimp were my favorites.
  • Kien N.
    Kien NguyenSeptember 27, 2015
    It's hard to impress this Californian, but this place has some decent tacos that will fulfill your Mexican food cravings.
  • Alberto S.
    Alberto SimonSeptember 24, 2015
    Great margaritas! Try the tamarind one.
  • Tara D.
    Tara DeVincenzoSeptember 23, 2015
    must get cochinita pabil - juicy heaping taco of spicy shredded pork marinated in banana leaf. eat it before your tortilla gets soggy
  • Bjorn L.
    Bjorn LarsenSeptember 8, 2015
    A bit more crowded than Cerveceria (same owners and not too far away), but great food too.
  • Yvette L.
    Yvette LiuSeptember 3, 2015
    Beef tongue Tacos
  • Yvette L.
    Yvette LiuSeptember 3, 2015
    Great tacos! Try the chorizo and beef tongue!! Service are very attentive. Remember don't forget no cards only cash!
  • Eric G.
    Eric GamboaAugust 30, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    OMG 😱 the chalupas are amazing
  • John D.
    John DuncanAugust 29, 2015
    Great for lunch. Could see it getting crowded/ uncomfortable at dinner. But very good tacos. Like the beef tongue.
  • Sunny H.
    Sunny HAugust 23, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Cheap high quality tacos
  • Natalie P.
    Natalie PourdanayAugust 6, 2015
    Tacos are good !
  • Nedim S.
    Nedim SenAugust 3, 2015
    Fresh guacamole was it!
  • Luyba Z.
    Luyba ZeylikmanAugust 2, 2015
    Garlic shrimp tacos, mole chicken, fish tacos, really any tacos!
    Upvoted 1 day ago
  • Emily M.
    Emily MaleyJuly 29, 2015
    Tacos and margs!!!
  • Saarim Z.
    Saarim ZamanJuly 27, 2015
    Get the super spicy sauce
  • Shane H.
    Shane HuntJuly 11, 2015
    Guac and chips was really solid. Lots of pico mixed in.
  • Nate B.
    Nate BeattyJuly 10, 2015
    Best darn tacos I've ever had. This small space gets busy fast, buy hey - any excuse to start the party at happy hour on a Wednesday, right??
  • Luyba Z.
    Luyba ZeylikmanJuly 10, 2015
    Yummy tacos came out fast
    Upvoted 1 day ago
  • Emily W.
    Emily WilsonJuly 6, 2015
    Strong margaritas and excellent tacos
  • Neil P.
    Neil ParikhJuly 4, 2015
    Amazing tacos and bouncer.
  • Wade V.
    Wade VetiverJune 29, 2015
    Chips and guac are class act
  • Christine D.
    Christine DaCruzJune 22, 2015
    Mexican style tacos are cheap and delicious. Try them all you will not be disappointed!
  • Nicole F.
    Nicole FormicaJune 11, 2015
    Best tacos in Williamsburg. Order the Queso Fundido - melted cheese topped with chorizo as a starter. Top it off with a spicy michelada!
  • Pamela C.
    Pamela CastilloJune 7, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    The rajas quesadilla and garlic shrimp tacos can make even the worst day ever seem good.
  • Erica C.
    Erica CasoMay 20, 2015
    Carnita tacos!!! Guac and chips!!!
  • Kimmie O.
    Kimmie OhhMay 2, 2015
    Get the pavo escabeche & chorizo tacos!
  • Thomas C.
    Thomas ChauApril 25, 2015
    Mescalina was great.
  • Jessica
    JessicaMarch 29, 2015
    The baskets they serve the tortilla chips in are filthy.
  • Peter W.
    Peter WuMarch 28, 2015
    Beef tongue was great. Pig brain was not.
  • Gothamist
    GothamistMarch 18, 2015
    The tacos are modest, but they pack enough of a punch that two will suffice if supplemented with, say, a quesadilla. Start by ordering a basket of piping hot tortilla chips with salsa on the side. Read more
  • Danielle N.
    Danielle NicoleMarch 18, 2015
    Start with a marg, some chips and guac,and get a bunch of different things to share. Be warned tho- la pescadito tacos have hot sauce on there that's not for the faint of heart.
  • Ryan A.
    Ryan AmbsFebruary 22, 2015
    Best tacos in New York City
  • Alex B.
    Alex BargmannJanuary 10, 2015
    Chilaquiles are 👌👌👌
  • Guan L.
    Guan LiDecember 16, 2014
    One of my favorite place in Brooklyn!!
  • Jacqueline V.
    Jacqueline VanDusen 🐷November 30, 2014
    Guacamole!
  • eileen
    eileenNovember 22, 2014
    Chicken, steak and shrimp are best!! Loved the guava margarita
  • Hillel
    HillelNovember 16, 2014
    Authentic everything. Get every single taco.
  • Chris C.
    Chris ChavezOctober 21, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Chipotle shrimp gets my vote for best taco ever. Rajas and carnitas are close runner-ups.
  • Joe P.
    Joe Parker 🐿October 15, 2014
    Pambazos. Torta Ahogada. That is all.
  • Erika G.
    Erika GrijalvaOctober 15, 2014
    Start with a margarita and guacamole. The cochinita and lengua tacos are my faves. If you are up to it try the sesadilla. The frijoles charros are very delicious.
  • Steven C.
    Steven CoombeOctober 5, 2014
    Amazing Tacos!
  • Mako R.
    Mako RuanOctober 5, 2014
    Shrimp tacos with chitpole, the sauce is sooo good.
  • J
    JSeptember 14, 2014
    This place rocks. Super cheap. GET THE CORN.
  • Frank D.
    Frank DieboldSeptember 10, 2014
    Get the chips and salsa flight to start. Then Carne asada tacos and a Tecate. Indoor/outdoor ledge is best seat in the house
  • Artur M.
    Artur MiglioAugust 19, 2014
    Very spicy but delicious
  • Brian C.
    Brian ChaAugust 17, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Everything I eat here is outstanding!Guacamole, hongos, carne asada, chipotle shrimp, cebollitas, shishito peppers, fish tacos. ALL GREAT! Gets really busy at night so expect to wait.
  • Swift S.
    Swift SwiftAugust 17, 2014
    Get the shishito peppers. It's like eating Mexican inspired edemame. Not spicy though.
  • Kevin R.
    Kevin RocheAugust 11, 2014
    Get the pambazos
  • Renato N.
    Renato NorbertoAugust 9, 2014
    Carne asada!!!
  • Mike H.
    Mike HarkeyAugust 7, 2014
    Great tacos. but the queso dish is ridicu-awesome.
  • emma t.
    emma tangorenAugust 7, 2014
    quesadillas here are amazing. cash only!
  • Justin B.
    Justin BretonJuly 27, 2014
    If you can handle the tight space, you're in for a tasty (and spicy! and affordable!) Mexican treat. Three musts: guava margaritas, ezquites (corn) and tinga de pollo tacos.
  • Mark R.
    Mark RoboffJuly 27, 2014
    Place is okay, but it's no substitute for the west coast. Beware: cash only :(
  • Sharon G.
    Sharon GeeJuly 19, 2014
    Hongos quesadilla. Do it.
  • VelvetCrate
    VelvetCrateMay 11, 2016
    🌮🌮🌮🌽🌽🌽
  • Juliana A.
    Juliana ArdilaNovember 28, 2015
    Tacos de mole!! Y tinga
  • Diana A.
    Diana AispuroAugust 5, 2015
    Me quedé con ganas de TORTAS AHOGADAS ya que solo las sirven después de las 5pm!
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