Tacos Morelos

94-13 37th Ave.
New York, NY 11372
Critics' Pick
Best Of


  • noon till 1am, seven days
  • $; $$
  • Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly
  • Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Street Parking
  • Reservations Not Accepted
Tacos Morelos in Jackson Heights is one of the city's best southern Mexican taquerias, somewhat unique in that it offers a full bar—meaning in this case you can choose from a broad selection of tequilas neat or in mixed drinks. There are a number of rare moles, including a red pipian (pumpkinseed sauce), and a series of so-called tacos placeros ("market tacos"), one of which includes rice, cheese-stuffed chile relleno, and roasted pepper strips within its corn-tortilla wrapper. Another beverage recommendation is michelada: a beer of your choice doctored with lime juice and chili sauce. The owners hail from Morelos, just south of Mexico City.

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