We’ve lost some great East Village Mexican restaurants as a result of COVID-19, including the wonderful Fonda on Avenue B. But others have leapt to take their place, like Borrachito, which brings the current birria tacos craze to the East Village. Other places that were closed for months, like the sprawling Rosie’s, have finally reopened. Many East Village Mexican restaurants now feature outdoor dining, as noted.
From bodega taquerias to effete, white-tablecloth establishments, the East Village offers the city’s broadest selection of Mexican fare. Indeed, the neighborhood boasts nearly 30 restaurants serving various takes on south-of-the-border cuisine. Whether seeking a couple of Pueblan double-tortilla tacos for a quick bite or a formal sit-down dinner with mixed drinks and creative cookery, the East Village is the place to go.Read More