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Taqueria: Closed for Renovation

Everybody’s favorite little piece of Mexico on Amsterdam is currently closed for renovation, and there is no word on when it will be back up. And that “everyone” includes two 20-something males overheard saying “We’ve been foiled again!” as they looked sadly upon the closed restaurant.

Full sign after the jump.


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  • Reagan says:

    @Reagan Mr. Gorbachev, Tear Down this Wall!… so that they don’t have to walk next door to deliver your meal.

    1. yes says:

      @yes my thoughts exactly

  • Californian needing says:

    @Californian needing any kind of Mexican food


    1. blockheads is better says:

      @blockheads is better down at like 104 and amsterdam. east side of the street. huge margaritas. excellent burritos.

      1. tex says:

        @tex Blockheads is Mexican for people who thought Hootie and the Blowfish were an edgy band.

  • Hey! says:

    @Hey! You’re forgetting about chipotel!

  • Tip says:

    @Tip A restaurant that is “closed for renovation” usually means it failed inspection.
    Ooh, and look!
    They failed two inspections within a month of each other.

    1. Anonymous says:

      @Anonymous i refuse to click on that link. i rather be ignorant and happily eat my weekly order of beef tacos durados for the rest of my life… if anything, “urban animals” add spice and keep the food cheap.

      1. Screw Ignorance says:

        @Screw Ignorance 1.) Non-food contact surface improperly constructed. Unacceptable material used. Non-food contact surface or equipment improperly maintained.
        2.) Plumbing not properly installed or maintained; anti-siphonage or backflow prevention device not provided where required; equipment or floor not properly drained; sewage disposal system in disrepair or not functioning properly.
        3.) Food contact surface not properly maintained.
        4.) Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to vermin infestation exist.
        5.) Wiping cloths dirty or not stored in sanitizing solution
        6.) Sanitized equipment or utensil, including in-use food dispensing utensil, improperly used or stored.
        7.) Hand washing facility not provided in or near food preparation area and toilet room. Hot and cold running water at adequate pressure not provided at facility. Soap and an acceptable hand-drying device not provided.
        8.) Evidence of, or flying insects in facility’s food and/ or non-food areas.
        9.) Raw, cooked or prepared food is adulterated, contaminated, cross-contaminated and/ or not discarded in accordance with HACCP plan.

    2. I clicked on the link says:

      @I clicked on the link and it’s broken! I smell foul play!

      Also, yes, we need the giant burritos. What else will I sustain myself on for $8 a day??

  • noooooo says:

    @noooooo I don’t care if it’s dirty, I’m addicted to the giant burritos. Come back, Taqueria!

  • dude says:

    @dude its not real mexican who curs

    1. real mexican? says:

      @real mexican? Did you read #11?! That sounds like real mexican food to me. Chipotle is too clean to be authentic.

  • Ted says:

    @Ted No. Nooo. NOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • taco taco says:

    @taco taco burrito burrito

  • Harmony Hunter says:

    @Harmony Hunter how far is this from harmony? by the way #1 was an imposters who must have also wanted to know where harmony is

  • Karen says:

    @Karen Heartbreaking news. HEARTBREAKING. We just got Community back after 5 months and now we lose Taqueria for who knows how long? Is someone in Morningside Heights trying to STARVE ME???

  • a homesick mexican says:

    @a homesick mexican noooooooooooooooooooo!!!
    chipotle will NEVER cut it.

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