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Empellon Cocina

  • $$
  • Cocktails, Mexican, Nuevo Latino, Tapas
  • 105 1st Ave, New York 10003 40.72669 -73.98596
  • (Btwn 6th & 7th St)
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  • (212) 780-0999
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User Ratings (Based on 7 reviews)

avg-come back to15
Food 5 Value 4_5
Service 4_5 Atmosphere 4_5

Other Restaurant Info

(212) 780-0999
Strongly Discourages The Use Of Cell Phones Visa, MC, AmEx, Disc
Tue-Wed: 5:30pm-10:30pm Thu-Sat: 5:30pm-12am
Accepts Credit Cards, Good for Groups, Online Reservations, Private Parties, Trendy, Wheelchair Accessible

User Reviews

  • Empellon Cocina

    Posted by Nyymm7 on 2013-10-10

    Great food and drinks

    Went here for highly rated tacos. Obviously an upscale 20's place but two retired old men were treated extremely well. Excellent pistachio guacamole. Margaritas were well made and tasty. The pastrami (they make their own) tacos would make Katz's proud.

  • Empellon Cocina

    Posted by Anonymous on 2013-08-26


    For starters, their guacamole was the best I've ever had. The atmosphere was great, really trendy. The restaurant had a large mural behind the bar and a circular ceiling over head. The menu was inventive. The food was delicious and well priced. The margar

  • Empellon Cocina

    Posted by PopeXXVI on 2013-02-19

    Mexican? Sigh...

    The most impressive thing about Cocina is the space. Accommodating dining room, nicely approachable bar, sharp and pleasing color scheme. The least impressive thing about Cocina? The food? Yikes. We sampled quite a few dishes and if you want to leave with

  • Empellon Cocina

    Posted by SusieCreamCheese on 2013-01-14

    Awesome Birthday Dinner

    This place is amazing. Are you thinking of going? Go. Actually go right now. It'll be well worth it. Great food, really amazing quality and detail. Guc is insane and unexpected. Salsa's are rich and luxurious. The melted cheese with lobster, habit form

  • Empellon Cocina

    Posted by JHP on 2012-03-23


    My boyfriend and I just tried Cocina, we had our expectations set high because we love taqueria. Everything was top notch from the food to the service. My boyfriend tried three different tequila based cocktails -- all delicious. I had some amazing wh

  • Empellon Cocina

    Posted by LA visit on 2012-02-22

    The best

    What a treat in the village... my fav..Melted Tetilla Cheese with Lobster Tomate Frito and Kol (Yucatan style white sauce)... it is on my must do list every time i am in the city....perfect portions...great value...

  • Empellon Cocina

    Posted by Food lover on 2012-02-09

    Ambitious East village Cocina Off To Great Start

    I'm a huge fan of both Empellon taqueria and now Empellon Cocina. This chef Alex Stupak is incredible! Super talented kid. Cocina is a beautifully designed and sexy restaurant in the East Village. Staff was inviting, warm, and knowledgable on the produ

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