Empellón

Row 1

Details
510 Madison Ave (at 53rd St.)
New York, NY 10022
(212) 858-9365
Mexican
$
Hours
Mon–Wed: 11:45 AM–3:00 PM Thu–Sat: 11:45 AM–3:00 PM Sun: 11:45 AM–3:00 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • NYMag Where to Eat (1/2018): "There's an excellent steak tartare, and a delicious confit of short rib. Save room for avocado parfait, a made-for-Instagram creation that lives up to the hype."
  • it was a madhouse in here when I went for drinks. chips with all the sauces and especially the guacamole was impressive
  • Spicy cucumber margarita + fish tempura tacos + shishito peppers
  • A roving bar cart stocked with small-batch mescal and tequila is wheeled throughout the space, while servers convoy platters ofmodernMexicanfare toyour table.
  • inventive Mexican cuisine
  • Great spot - albeit a little expensive - would definitely recommend with parents or for nice date. Tacos are top notch, as well as corn
  • Great drinks!
  • The guac and salsa is a must. Had the falafel tacos and sticky rice tamal, everything was delicious. We will be back!
  • Eater NYCs 18 Best Splurge Meals The ice cream tacos are some of the citys best tacos, and the faux-avocado (made with lime curd) recalls the best avant-garde desserts of the aughts.
  • Best bang 4 $? Get $38 3-course Lunch PF or, better, $48 3-course (w/ better opts) Pre-Theater PF (M-F 5-6pm; Sat 11:45am-3pm/5-6pm) OR Sun PF 11:45am-3pm/5-clsg). Simply order xtra craves la carte!
  • Excellent food, wonderful margaritas and tequilas. Creative Mexican cuisine and awesome service. The tacos are outstanding, the falafel is a true surprise!
  • Spicy cucumber margarita & octopus tacos are excellent
  • "ice cream tacos"
  • The food and drink at Empellon are stellar. Service is better than good.
  • Stupak is pursuing a grown-ups version of that childhood wonderment: Hes making diners experience something new and surprising all over again.
  • Dessert: Avocado
  • As a connoisseur of Tex Mex, I approve for comfort Mexican food. Its sacrilegious to not start with guac and seven dips. Pastrami tacos and short rib make your own tacos are. Layer on a few margs!
  • this is good mexican but significantly overpriced compared to other quality mexican restaurants in midtown.
  • Crab nachos were great!
  • NY Mag likes the hashbrown tacos