2018: Queens Voted Tortilleria Nixtamal Best Taco!

Tortilleria Nixtamal

104-05 47th Ave., Corona, New York

(718) 699-2434

It all began with a heartfelt, stomach-led desire, and a simple (yet brilliant) idea. Fernando Ruiz, who grew up eating tacos in the open markets of the Port of Veracruz, Mexico, wanted to change the popular notion that “you can’t find good Mexican food in New York City.” After an intense brainstorming session with his cousin in Mexico, Ruiz concluded that what Mexican restaurants in New York City lacked was very simple: GOOD TORTILLAS.

2017: Queens Voted Cinco de Mayo Best Taco!

Cinco de Mayo
42-29 Bell Blvd, Bayside, NY 11361/ (718) 224-0330

Cinco de Mayo has been open and serving authentic Mexican cuisine in Bayside since 2005. They strive, and succeed, to creative festive ambiance and an unforgettable dining experience. Their menu is highly varied, ranging from traditional enchiladas and nachos to burritos and their famous Paella Valenciana. Try any of the tacos, as they are incredibly flavorful.