The New York Times rated them, the Daily News rated them too, even Time Out New York chimed in, but none of that matters unless Taco NYC gets into the mix. Tehuitzingo Deli is what living in NYC is all about, finding hidden gems in the least expected places. I first made my way to this Hell’s Kitchen grocery/deli three years ago; I was surprised to find there was a kitchen in the back that served tacos, tortas, quesadillas, pozole, and breakfast. I remember it being good, and in due time I came back. Their portions are healthy, and if you want to go native you should try their weekend specials, beef tripe soup or pozole.
Hands down Tehuitzingo gets my endorsement, it is genuinely good without trying. They have a small variety of salsas, but none-the-less delicious. The tortillas don't seem dry and the steak has the perfect balance of tasty "umpf!"
What to get: Steak taco, barbacoa taco (goat), Flor de Calabaza (squash flower) quesadilla, quesillo quesadilla. I think anything would be good here but make sure you do order a steak taco.
Open 8:00 – 12pm seven days a week, their kitchen closes at 11:30pm!!!!
Tacos range from $2.50 to $3.00 each. Drop some money in the juke box and make sure you play Alejandro Fernandez, the cooks will love you.
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