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New York's 3 favorite spots for affordable tacos

Photo: Los Mariscos/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on May 26, 2020.

Need more tacos in your life?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable taco outlets in New York, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fulfill your urges.

1. Los Tacos No.1

Photo: James W./Yelp

Topping the list is Los Tacos No.1. Located at 229 W. 43rd St. (between Seventh and Eighth avenues), this Times Square location of the local chain, which has two other outposts around Manhattan and one in the works for Grand Central, is the most popular cheap taco spot in New York, boasting 4.5 stars out of 1,758 reviews on Yelp. In addition to tacos, this spot also offers tostadas, quesadillas and agua frescas.

Yelper Monique S., who reviewed Los Tacos No.1 on May 17, wrote, "If you are missing tacos, then this is a good place to visit or order from."

Lisa N. noted, "I loved my tacos so much!"

2. Los Mariscos

Photo: Los Mariscos/Yelp

Next up is Los Mariscos, a food hall spinoff of Los Tacos No. 1, which can be found in Chelsea Market at 409 W. 15th St. Opened in 2016 by the Los Tacos team, Los Mariscos specializes in Mexican seafood and serves up fish and shrimp tacos for under $4 each. With 4.5 stars out of 574 reviews on Yelp, it has proved to be a local favorite for those looking for a low-priced option.

Yelper Rex W., who reviewed Los Mariscos on March 17, wrote, "Get the fish tacos. They are good! So good!"

Sam P. noted, "This place is a must try! Delicious."

3. El Rey Del Taco Truck

Photo: Zaneta O./Yelp

Last but not least is El Rey Del Taco Truck, which can be found parked at 33-01 30th Ave. in Astoria. Check out this late-night taco truck for tacos, tortas and burritos filled with your choice of beef, chicken, chorizo, carnitas and more. Yelpers give it 4.5 stars out of 477 reviews.

Yelper Olga F., who reviewed El Rey Del Taco Truck on Jan. 14, wrote, "Delicious late-night tacos! Good portion size/prices, and just so good!"

Renato D. noted, "One of the top taco spots in Astoria!"

This story was created automatically using local business data, then reviewed and augmented by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.

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