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Cafe El Presidente

30 W 24th St, New York City, NY 10010-3207
+1 646-429-8284
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good51%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
26 Jul 2017
“Overtly cool and a little pricey”
3 Jul 2017
“Excellent food and service”
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Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American
$$ - $$$
30 W 24th St, New York City, NY 10010-3207
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Reviewed July 26, 2017

This spot seemed like it was trying a little too hard to recreate an effortlessly cool place in another country, plus it is expensive for what you get.

Thank jwadem
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

This place is so cool! The decor and the space feel very authentic and so does the food. The food was delicious and the service was the best we have had in NYC. The server was very helpful and super friendly. This is a very...More

Thank Manon S
Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

Exploding with energy on a Monday night this place is fantastic. The service drinks and food were all excellent. This isn't fine dining but it nails what it intends to do - great Mexican food made from scratch right there with excellent ingredients. The three...More

Thank 979pauln
Reviewed April 29, 2017

We visited here on a Sunday afternoon for lunch with our son and his wife. We live in the Midwest where we enjoy delicious authentic Mexican fare, & free chips and salsa (and free refills) so this was a bit of a let-down. The tortillas...More

Thank db3faith
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

We went on a Friday evening around 7.30 in February, it was pretty busy. We were told we would have to wait an hour for a table or could sit at the bar around the kitchen. We opted to do this and it was fine....More

Thank Laura T
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

Unassuming, quaint and authentic. Tacos are small and tortillas are made right there (take a look at the press on location. Fun!) so grab a few: baja chicken, carnitas and fried fish, al pastor and black bean/sweet potato are all good. The corn appetizer mix...More

Thank mkd_travelmania
Reviewed December 16, 2016

Having been to a couple of posh pricey Manhattan restaurants in the last week, we wandered in here without booking and loved it. I've just read a review suggesting it was too dark and too noisy. I would describe it as the correct level of...More

Thank MarkoDarko
Reviewed November 29, 2016

I believe this is the authentic replica of a Day Club" call Prosperidad de Merida that I grew up going to as a child with my parents and their friends. Great Setting with Wonderful Botanas. Spot On Cuisine

Thank GoodFood
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

The Food Is really good. The guacamole is just so tasty. Price ok for NYC but the place is really noisy.

Thank Rachel D
Reviewed September 1, 2016

I had high hopes of this place after reading several good reviews, sadly myself and my party were very disappointed. The place was far too dark, no one could read the menus without squinting over a lighted candle. As the average of our party was...More

Thank Karen J
Flatiron District
Offering many of city’s best restaurants and shops set
amid classic New York architecture, the Flatiron
District is no longer under the tourist radar. At 23rd
Street is the famous triangular Flatiron Building,
which makes a good picture no matter what angle you
photograph it from. Be sure to look up at the elegant
architecture as you stroll the streets- much of this
neighborhood is part of a historic district that was
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 W 24th St, New York City, NY 10010-3207
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Flatiron District
  • Neighbourhood: Flatiron District
  • Phone Number: +1 646-429-8284
Located in Flatiron, Tacombi Cafe El Presidente is an all-day Mexico City-style cafe, offering coffee from Chiapas, fresh pastries, made-to-order Mexican jugos and tacos. Cafe El Presidente celebrates Mexican culture through the authenticity of its menu and evokes the cosmopolitan culture of Mexico City. Everything is made from scratch with sustainably sourced ingredients, including the corn & flour tortillas that roll out all day long from our on-site tortilleria.
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