New Taco Spot on 94th Street

Taqueria 86 has opened at 210 West 94th Street, between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue (which was previously occupied by Whispers). It’s open daily from 11am-9pm.

Taqueria 86 interior

The new taco spot is currently waiting on its liquor license, but it’s gotten some pretty positive reviews for its food so far, with reviewers noting authenticity and freshness.


Taqueria 86’s menu includes nine taco options made with gluten-free handmade tortillas and with proteins including pork shoulder, chorizo and shrimp; appetizers including Flautas Doradas (fried, stuffed corn tortillas) and Elote Asado (grilled corn with chipotle mayonnaise, queso fresco, Tajin & lime); quesadillas, burritos and tortas; and desserts including a tres leches horchata and churros. The current drink list includes an assortment of Mexican sodas as well.

Taqueria 86

Flautas Doradas: 3 fried corn tortillas stuffed, topped with lettuce, tomato, avocado sauce, Mexican creamd sprinkled cheese. Choose from: Chicken Tinga, chorizo with potatos or cheese ($12).

Tacos de Birria: slow cooked brisket, Oaxaca cheese, onions, cilantro and “Consome sauce” ($12)

To learn more, visit Taqueria 86’s website and find them on Instagram and Facebook.

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  1. Mark Moore August 13, 2021

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