La Esquina Midtown

4 recent ratings
$$ • Mexican Restaurant
Reported to have a gluten-free menu
Reported GF menu options: Beer, Tacos
100% of 3 votes say it's celiac friendly
200 W 55th St
New York, NY 10019

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In an area that can be something of a food desert unless you want to pay and arm and a leg, La Esquina is a wonderful find. The items that one would assume are gluten-free are, and I didn't get sick the two times I went.

The tacos are fantastic, as are the margaritas.

During COVID, they had an outdoor dining space that was still up as of mid-December.

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 11 months ago read full review

Celiac

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Visited here after finding it on this site and it’s really great! The menu is confirmed 100% gluten-free (besides lunch sandwich specials). The employee at the counter was super knowledgeable and helpful! Great tacos!!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 1 year ago read full review

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Delicious meal, entire menu is GF!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 1 year ago read full review

This establishment is NOT a dedicated gluten-free facility and may not be safe for those with celiac disease. Please contact the establishment directly to inquire about safety precautions.

Gluten-Free Features

  • Beer
  • Gluten-Free Menu
  • Tacos

Categories

  • Delivery
  • Kid Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Mexican
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Restaurant
  • Takeout

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Gluten-Free Tacos at La Esquina Midtown
Gluten-Free at La Esquina Midtown
Gluten-Free at La Esquina Midtown
Big portion of guacamole. It’s more than it appears.
Tacos. 1 avocado and 1 hongos/Mushroom without cheese.
Rice & Beans YUM 😋
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Celiac

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We really enjoyed The delicious amazing food!

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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UPDATE & Reduced Rating: I double checked and they are now serving torta sandwiches with regular bread and no longer a GF taqueria. NO longer celiac safe or for those sensitive to cross contamination.

*************************** Old review Food is all GF with a good amount of Vegan options. Not obvious by the menu, but if you tell them they’ll advise which are vegan and which can be easily be veganized.

Avocado and Mushroom tacos were pretty. Good. I loved the guac and chips and black beans and rice. If you’re sensitive to heat, let them know. I enjoy spice but, the jalapeños in our dishes are not for the average diner.

They have drinks that are NOT all GF, so keep that in mind. They have Casamigos tequila so that made me extra happy. Great spot.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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Used to be 100% gluten free and would eat there at least once a week. Brought back their tortas recently which are made with non-gluten free bread and all are made in the same tiny prep space. They still advertise as 100% gluten free so beware.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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They are now serving sandwiches with regular bread.

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Hell yes. This place is delicious and 100% gluten free. Worth the wait if there's a short line during lunch hour on weekdays.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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If you don’t have to be careful about cross-contamination, I’d eat here. But recently I’ve gotten sick after eating there even though I thought it was a dedicated facility. One time it was when I got a side of beans (I know dry beans are often cross-contaminated so maybe they weren’t careful about their sorting) and the other time was on a day when they were serving tortas (sandwiches) that did not appear to be gluten free. YMMV.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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AMAZING! Completely gluten free and the food was delicious. We had the chicken quesadilla and the ribeye steak taco... highly recommend trying those. No issues at all if your celiac.

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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100 per cent gluten free. all mexican food

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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Excellent with the gluten free, however, if you want chips, you have to buy them in a bag, and they don’t have sides of salsa... they only have jars. Their tacos are small and they only have soft tortillas (no hard shells). If you want a large portion, I recommend getting a lot of tacos or a salad or a bowl. It is not a restaurant, it’s more of an “order” and “pick up” place. They do have seating.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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Such good food! And no cross contamination-- all gf

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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Fantastic food!!! The entire menu is gluten free

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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Casual and affordable place that’s completely GF!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 3 years ago read full review

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Great, reasonably priced Mexican food. They recently changed their menu and are now 100% gluten free.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 3 years ago read full review

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