Estrellita Poblano III

2328 Arthur Ave.
Bronx, NY 10458
Critics' Pick
Estrellita Poblano III +

Staci Schwartz


  • Sun, Sat 9am-11pm, Mon-Fri 10am-11pm
  • $$
  • Kid Friendly, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Not Necessary
Finally, a Pueblan taqueria that nearly rises to the level of full-blown restaurant! One of a chain for three formidable places in the Bronx that have been around since the late 1990s, Estrellita Poblano ("Little Star of Puebla") does right by the cuisine's signatures, including chiles relleno made with scintillating fresh peppers in a spongy egg batter, and a mole poblano that tastes like it hasn't been malingering in cans or bottles. The tacos are fab, too, and don't pull punches when it comes to the variety meats beloved of Pueblans; tongue is great, and so is the gooey headcheese known simply as cabeza. Other recommendations include the tangy cemita sandwiches and any of the quesos fundido - the Mexican answer to French fondue.

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