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Iguana New York

) #931 of 9,242 Restaurants in New York City $$ - $$$ Mexican, Latin,
240 W 54th St, New York City, NY 10019-5502
+1 212-765-5454
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“guacamole” (66 reviews)
“fajitas” (23 reviews)
“chilli” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
240 W 54th St, New York City, NY 10019-5502
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was awesome! I got the calamari and a crab & avocado salad. Both were great choices and filling. The wait staff was great too. I'd definitely recommend this place for lunch

Thank nikblaarr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife visited the restaurant for our anniversary, the service was fast and staff were very friendly. The food was very nice, probably the best Mexican in NYC!

Thank nikthakor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We sat out the front & enjoyed the world go by. The drinks & food were exactly what you would expect of a quality Mexican restaurant. Staff were attentive & fast. Good spot

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very good guacamole which was made in front of us. The main course (fahitas) was average. The place had a lovely atmosphere.

Thank Harpa B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last drink of the night before heading to the hotel and oh dear.... Lovely security that is my positive. Poor drinks service, the worst thing I put in my mouth was their avocafo fries....vile. Cocktails also very average. Go next door the 3 monkeys is...More

Thank debsywalker
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We were staying nearby and this restaurant was recommended by the hotel. The bar was quiet but had a nice atmosphere. The food was good and not too expensive. They had a selection of specials on the menu which were great value. Be sure to...More

Thank Ouzofriends
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I am trying to remember how we ended up in this restaurant. I think that someone in our group said "oh look Mexican." The outside had a few tables and looked inviting so in we went. Wrong decision. I think from there on it was...More

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Great food... Presentation of food awesome... Excellent service... Reasonable prices. A definite find and would definitely go back.

Thank Ellen S
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Iguana is across the street from the Courtyard Marriott on 54th Street in Manhattan. It was raining and we wanted to go to a restaurant close to our hotel. What a great find! The Tex Mex food was amazingly good and the fresh Guacamole was...More

Thank SBCB2013
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Excellent grilled filet Mignon, grilled salmon, soups, big variety of drinks. Loved the live Mariachi music.

Thank AdrianaKmn
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there mariachi everyday? I am looking for a place with mariachi to celebrate my wife bday
21 January 2017|
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Response from mahler5 | Reviewed this property |
I rather doubt it, but you should call them to ask.
can i see the jazz show from the restaurant?
31 October 2016|
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Response from mahler5 | Reviewed this property |
The Nighthawks play big band music. Technically it is jazz, but historical jazz.
is there any connection between the restaurant and the jazz show?
31 October 2016|
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Response from mahler5 | Reviewed this property |
HIstorical jazz: big band music from the Nighthawks. They serve the same food as in the restaurant. The food is merely adequate.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 W 54th St, New York City, NY 10019-5502
    (Between 8th Avenue and Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: B, D & E trains to 7th Avenue and N, Q, R & W trains to 57th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-765-5454
  • E-mail
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