La Esquina

4.6
1275 Reviews
$30 and under
Mexican
La Esquina is an authentic Mexican Restaurant, Taqueria and Tequila Bar.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1275 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.4
service
4.7
ambience
4.4
value
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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MirnaS
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amaziiiiiing. Pedro (our server) was great. And food and vibe very good as always

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Vivian
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Did not like the food. Staff was rude, except blonde guy from the front!

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vipKeoni13
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic vibe. Amazing Food Would highly recommend

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience3

I was shocked to see tables that cleared not be cleaned with disinfectant. Quite obviously the table I sat at had not been wiped down with disinfectant either. The spacing between tables was also inadequate! Given we are in a pandemic — SHOCKING

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 13, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience5

A little pricey- and probably a lot more fun in non-covid times

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best place ever. I have never been so obsessed with this restaurant

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MirnaS
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sooooo good. It really reminded me that NY still rocks even though of the hard times of 2020. I missed that atmosphere. DJ was just amazing. Will go back soon

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vipemptynestcapades
New England
62 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an outstanding meal in a flawlessly designed space with friendly service despite the restraints of wearing a mask. This place is perfect for every day or would make an outstanding celebration destination. It was perfect!

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vipFoodie
Philadelphia
29 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The food is good and everyone was nice but they don’t have any sort of outdoor dining vibe. It’s literally picnic tables under a renovation site with no heaters. I’m surprised because in non-covid times their dining experience is so fun. I thought they’d bring more of that effort to an outdoor scene.

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Awesome location. Recommend to anyone looking for an awesome unexpected venue with great food and service.

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vipDeborahG
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Menu was very limited and food was just ok but definitely a cool spot.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Good food, easy to find in midtown

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Cherries13
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

The grill menu options should be for one and should come with a side. Also if I order a dessert for a birthday ask if I want a sparkler or a regular candle or both...don’t just add it to the bill. If waiters or waitresses are changing an introduction is best. The bartender in the royal blue and grey 3 quarter shirt was the best!!!! The DJ played mixed music which was AWESOME!!!! He should include some soca and afro beats. Overall a good time 👍

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Louise
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food amazing ambience

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OpenTable Diner
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are holidaying in NY and this was our first night here. Great night.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best date night in the city, take her there and she’ll be impressed 10/10

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MaxT
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, and tequila. Special venue - will be back

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Vera nice!!! But there was a brunette waitress who was unpolite with us, asking for tips. I really didnt like that! Worl better and get more!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesomely super cool as always! I’ve been 3 times over the years visiting and never disappointed. Good vibes.

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nomnoms
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall2food1service1ambience4

The atmosphere was cool and creates an interesting experience. But the food is highly lackluster.

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wendyk
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fun, good food and a great surprise for out of town guests!! Loved it!!

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LucksanM
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2020
Overall4food5service2ambience5

They rush you out

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Kate
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Speak-easyish spot for a date night. Cocktails were on point and the staff were excellent!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The corn starter is 11/10 good. The rest of the food is 10/10.

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AlejandraV
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place but make sure to make a reservation! No walk ins it seems.

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HollyD
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best atmosphere, service, and food. Highly recommend and will be back!

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fantastic place really enjoyed our experience

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing first date night in New York.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Amazing service, ambience, and great food and drinks. Limited menu, drinks rather tart, but fresh and artfully crafted.

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Phoenix
4 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall5food3service4ambience5

Great atmosphere, good cocktails and food. Portion size is quite small, which is the only downside but overall great dinner! I recommend for lunch if you go for food, otherwise, great bar spot.

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VanessaJ
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

All good except for the crew rushing us, checking every 5 mins if they can take out the plates.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall3food5service3ambience5

Seated us one hour after our reservatikn

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall5food3service3ambience5

Comida rica pero nada espectacular tampoco , el lugar si esta muy cool y la experiencia para entrar también.

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devls24
Houston
17 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Good place for tasty drinks and yummy queso. Wasn’t overly impressed with the grilled shrimp and nopales. But rice and Beans, along with green beans where delish.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really great food and atmosphere!

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KathrynO
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall4food2service4ambience4

Great vibe, the tacos were terrible. It is too bad as we really wanted to love the place.

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AnetteF
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

The waiters has to calme down. Too effective. The food was really good.

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FabulousFoodie1969
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

La Esquina is fabulous one of my NYC favorites with all the speakeasy feels... a complete NYC experience and the food and crowd are delightful!!!

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vipricharda
New York Area
39 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience5

a little arrogant host...been there a lot in past waited to seat when no one was there Food not as good as it was

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Greta
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall3food1service4ambience3

Interesting ambience, kind of an speak easy. Food is poor (please NOT the good sophisticated mexican food at all). Service is great.
Overall the place is energetic and cool. For drinks and to start a long night BUT not for dinner

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from La Esquina using the Order Online button. La Esquina also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (646) 613-7100 ext. 1.

La Esquina is rated 4.6 stars by 1275 OpenTable diners.

La Esquina does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.toasttab.com/la-esquina-soho/giftcards.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.