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Cascabel Taqueria East

1556 2nd Avenue, 80th Street, New York City, NY 10028-3901
+1 212-717-8226
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“tacos” (32 reviews)
“guacamole” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
1556 2nd Avenue, 80th Street, New York City, NY 10028-3901
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to change our Thai food lunches to something that was not Thai but spicy. During our walks we stopped at this Mexican restaurant and ordered a pitcher with Sangria and to this a Carne Asada and Chorizo Burrito and had a good lunch....More

Thank Tomberra
Reviewed 25 July 2017

I stopped by to have a quick margarita during happy hour before my hair appointment and I was thoroughly pleased. The bartender was helpful and he made the most delicious watermelon spicy margarita. I want to visit again for food!

Thank Ashley N
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Friendly Fun Fast Food Frenzy!!! Read the crafted cocktail board and trust us... your palate won't be let down. The smokey rosemary infused CASCABEL UES is my fave. Our Monday night visit was bustlin' and the staff didnt miss a beat... excellent tacos de carnitas,...More

Thank sandfilledboots
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

I had lunch at Cascabel Taqueria East recently enjoyed it very much. The luncheon special is a great bargain and the rice and beans were perfectly prepared. Service is very prompt and very friendly, the decorations are delightful, and cleanliness is very good. I often...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The wet brunch is a bargain, you can mix and match drinks for an hour and the service is very friendly. All the food is very tasty, great flavors, always happy to have brunch or dinner in this very welcoming spot.

Thank Francois L
Cascabel_NYC, Manager at Cascabel Taqueria East, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

We are also happy to have you here brunch, dinner, lunch and a fiesta time, thanks for your comments and rating.

Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Was tempted to not write a review because I was worried this place would become overcrowded but they definitely deserve the credit. They have really great meal deals and a pretty nice happy hour to match. Tacos tasted fresh and the margaritas come in a...More

Thank ashley m
Cascabel_NYC, Manager at Cascabel Taqueria East, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Thank you very much for writing your comments, we truly appreciate guest like you, we like to know you liked our drinks and food, we hope you can visit us soon. Don't forget follow us on instagram @cascabeltaqueria

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Cascabel upper east side is an excellent spot for a bite or more. Food is ok and the choice of cocktails is really nice. As usual, I spotted that there is always a table for you when you cross the door. A must have where...More

Thank ArmelJoly
Cascabel_NYC, Manager at Cascabel Taqueria East, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Hello Joly, It is important for us to have guest like you, thanks for taking the time to leave us you comments and rating, we hope to see you soon, remember follow us on instagram cascabeltaqueria or visit our website nyctacos.com for information about our...More

Reviewed 12 February 2017

I went here with my family for a casual dinner the night we got to the city. The food served was very tasty, and they had some different but tasty drinks. The restaurant itself was tiny but it was a fun place that many locals...More

Thank glabanowski
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Awesome light Mexican delights '... dishes are light , not heavy. Michelada' safe the best in the city My go to place '

Thank Samantha S F
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Cascabel Taqueria East is a fairly small restaurant with the feel of a sports bar -- and two gigantic TVs to prove it -- in the front, but it is definitely a fine place to try NYC's version of Mexican food. Sports fans don't despair...More

Thank robcurtross
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1556 2nd Avenue, 80th Street, New York City, NY 10028-3901
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-717-8226
  • E-mail
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