Where to order tacos in NYC for Cinco de Mayo

May 1, 2020

While you can’t support your favorite Mexican restaurant in-person on Cinco de Mayo this year, many eateries remain open for take-out and delivery orders to keep the party going at home. And with the holiday landing on Taco Tuesday, restaurants are especially stepping up their game, offering everything from margarita pitchers and frozen cocktails to DIY taco kits and fiesta boxes.


Amaranto Brooklyn
887 Hart Street

This Bushwick restaurant is offering both delivery and takeout every day between 2 p.m. and 10 p.m., only. Order directly by calling them at (718) 576-6001 or on Grubhub.

284 3rd Avenue

Get your chicken tinga and frozen drink fix from Claro, which is offering delivery and take out options on Caviar, Seamless, Grubhub, and directly via phone. Orders will be taken between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday.

La Mesita Restaurant
1513 Myrtle Avenue

From breakfast tacos to Lengua soft tacos, La Mesita has it all. Open daily between 11:30 a.m. and 9 p.m., order online here.

La Flor De Izucar
4021 5th Avenue

This Sunset Park restaurant offers delivery and pickup for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Between 7 a.m. and 12 a.m., order by calling La Flor De Izucar directly or by using Grubhub and Seamless.

Maya Taqueria
637 Vanderbilt Avenue, 168 5th Avenue

Located in Prospect Heights and Park Slope, this California-style taqueria makes online ordering easy with a built-in tool on Instagram. Orders are accepted between 11 a.m. and 11:45 p.m. each day.

Parklife Brooklyn
636 Degraw Street

For residents in Gowanus, Parklife has launched curbside taco and margarita pick-up. Add a margarita or Aperol spritz pitcher to your order for just $50 and $32, respectively. Order directly on their website or by texting your order to 646-949-4636.

Nacho Macho Taco
82 5th Avenue, 591 Knickerbocker Avenue, 417 Prospect Place

One of Brooklyn’s favorite taco shops has reopened for both delivery and take-out. Located in Prospect Heights, Park Slope, and Bushwick, Nacho Macho Taco is taking orders for lunch and dinner.

Taqueria El Patron
51 Lincoln Road

Located next to Prospect Park, consider ordering Taqueria El Patron for a taco picnic. The restaurant is taking orders for both carry-out and delivery each day between noon and 8:45 p.m.


Cantina Taqueria & Tequila Bar
1838 7th Avenue, 329 Lenox Avenue

Harlem’s Cantina Taqueria & Tequila Bar is open for takeout and delivery every day noon and 10 p.m. Perfect for Cinco de Mayo and Taco Tuesday, the restaurant is offering a deal that includes six tacos for $16 and two margaritas for $22. Call the restaurant directly or order through Seamless or Uber Eats.

230 West 4th Street

For one day only, enjoy the upscale taqueria Empellon. The restaurant is reopening for May 5 and offering a special “Cinco de Mayo Taco Kit,” which includes enough fixings for 12 tacos. Add a margarita to your order for $8 or an entire bottle of tequila, starting at $30. Orders can be made on Caviar.

Grito Mexican Grill
1555 St. Nicholas Avenue

Grito Mexican Grill has continued serving up traditional grub throughout the health crisis. Order by calling directly or on Grubhub and Uber Eats between 11:30 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Sunday.

189 9th Avenue, 40 Avenue B

Fonda, known for its contemporary dining and delicious cocktails, is available for pick up only orders at the restaurant’s Chelsea and East Village locations. Online orders are available Monday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday.

La Esquina NYC
114 Kenmare Street, 200 West 55th Street, 1402 2nd Avenue

All three Manhattan locations of celebrity favorite La Esquina remain open. Order food directly from the restaurant through its website starting at 11 a.m. each day.

Rosa Mexicana
1063 1st Avenue, 61 Columbus Avenue

Rosa Mexicana’s two locations in Manhattan are offering delivery and pick-up of food and alcoholic drinks daily from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Orders can be made over the phone or through the restaurant website, here.

Taco Mix
234 East 116th Street

What began as a food cart has grown to a well-known brick-and-mortar with locations across the city. Taco Mix is open for online delivery and pick up from 10 a.m. to 2:30 a.m. seven days a week in Harlem, the Lower East Side, and at its Industry City restaurant.

Tulcingo Del Valle
665 10th Avenue

Order your Cinco de Mayo fest from Tulcingo Del Valle in Hell’s Kitchen and get free delivery. In addition to an expansive menu, the restaurant is also selling select Mexican groceries for delivery. Order yours today by calling (212) 262-5510 or through their website.


Chela & Garnacha
33-09 36th Avenue

Order authentic Mexican food, beer, and cocktails from Chela & Garnacha every day, except on Monday, between 4:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. Orders from the Astoria-based restaurant can be made online through its website or through Caviar.

47-02 Greenpoint Avenue

Known for its affordable drinks and delicious food, Chihuahua is available for online orders through Grubhub and Seamless.  The Sunnyside favorite is open noon to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and noon to 12 a.m. on Friday and Saturday

Hungry Burrito
811 Seneca Avenue

Enjoy a burrito (or two) from Ridgewood’s aptly-named Hungry Burrito restaurant, which serves up fresh Tex-Mex cuisine. Delivery and pick-up orders are available between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and 12 p.m. and 8 p.m. Thursday through Sunday.

2323 30th Avenue

Tacos are obviously a must-have at this Astoria eatery. And at $3.50 each, you can order a lot of them without breaking the bank. Order for delivery or pick-up online here, or by calling (718)- 545-1212.

Skinny’s Cantina
4705 Center Boulevard

In Long Island City, Skinny’s Cantina is still slinging frozen margaritas and Mexican food. Online orders are available for delivery and pickup between noon and 10:15 p.m. each day.

Tacos Morelos
9413 37th Avenue

To-go tacos are available at Tacos Morelos in Jackson Heights. The restaurant, which typically also runs two food trucks, is accepting orders through Grubhub, Seamless, and over the phone.

Taqueria Santa Fe
47-08 47th Ave

Woodside’s Taqueria Santa Fe is open for business, offering take out and delivery each day between 11 a.m. and 11:45 p.m. Check out the vast menu here.

The King of Taco
90-17 31st Avenue

Get a taste of Mexico in Queens by ordering the King of Taco, located in Elmhurst. The restaurant is accepting orders over the phone and through Seamless and Grubhub.

The Bronx

Cocina Chente
535 Riverdale Avenue

Riverdale’s charming Cocina Chente is open for online ordering seven days a week between 1 p.m. and 10 p.m. Get tasty food and strong cocktails by ordering via Grubhub, Uber Eats, and Seamless. And happy hour runs between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.!

Cinco De Mayo
837 Washington Avenue

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Cinco De Mayo, a restaurant located in the Melrose neighborhood of the Bronx. Check out the menu, ranging from breakfast and healthy dishes tostadas and desserts, here. And all first time carry out orders made through their website qualify for a 10 percent discount.

Estrellita Poblana Taqueria Express
5975 Broadway

Support a Bronx favorite with a takeout or delivery order. Family-run Estrellita Poblana Taqueria Express is accepting orders daily between 10 a.m. and 11 p.m. on its website.

503 Jackson Avenue

In the South Bronx, Mexicocina is open for takeout and delivery via Uber Eats or by downloading the restaurant’s smartphone app. Deliveries and pick-ups are available daily until 10:45 p.m.

Mi Pueblito
111 East 167th Street

Order enchiladas, nachos, and more from Mi Pueblito. Delivery and pick up orders are available every day from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Taqueria Tlaxcalli
2103 Starling Avenue

Fill up on Mexican classics from Taqueria Tlaxcalli, located in the Bronx’s Parchester neighborhood. Order a Cinco de Mayo feast by calling the restaurant directly or by ordering online here.

Picante Picante
156 West 231st Street

Satisfy your taco craving by placing an order with Picante Picante. The restaurant on West 231st Street is offering over-the-phone orders and through its website here.

2022 Eastchester Road

Order from Vaya is easy, with their Mexican menu (with an American twist) available on Grubhub, Uber Eats, Doordash, Postmates, and Delivery.com. The restaurant’s modified hours are 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Staten Island

Burrito Bar
585 Forest Avenue

The Burrito Bar on Staten Island promises to keep the party going this Cinco de Mayo with a $16/person “Fiesta Box.” Each box, available for curbside pick up and delivery, comes with a beef taco kit, nachos, chimichangas, rice and beans, chips and salsa, and a choice of Jarritos. Cocktails by the growler are available starting at $50 for big-batch sangria and going up to $85 for a Mexican Mule. Call the restaurant at (718) 815-9200 to place an order.

Don Cesar Restaurant & Bar
7528 Amboy Road

On Staten Island’s South Shore, Don Cesar Restaurant & Bar is still open for lunch and dinner. Take out and delivery orders can be placed at the family-owned and operated restaurant between 12 p.m. and 10 p.m.

Ho’Brah Tacos
412 Forest Avenue

Discover Mexi-Cali fusion at Ho’Brah Tacos on Forest Avenue. The restaurant is offering its eclectic menu, including Korean BBQ tacos and Baja street corn, for both delivery and pick-up, daily between 11:30 a.m. and 9 p.m. Check out the menu and place an order here.

Maizal Restaurant
990 Bay Street

Maizal Restaurant is open for delivery and curbside pickup Monday through Thursday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. For a 20 percent discount, call the restaurant at (347) 825-3776 to place an order.

20 Bradley Avenue

Mezcal’s will extend its normal hours for takeout and Island-wide delivery on Cinco de Mayo. Place orders between 12 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Tuesday, and during a modified schedule of 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. all other times.

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