Keep Gordo’s in mind as an affordable option for hearty tortas (sandwiches) and quesadillas in Bushwick. They serve good chunky guacamole with thick fried chips that, importantly, don’t break during scooping. The tacos all have plenty of meat - we like the pork butt, but the beef (“Gordo’s special cut”) is pretty bland. The huge burritos are worth sharing, especially the chorizo. We’d avoid most of the salads and large plates - the flank steak served with beans and rice isn’t worth $23, especially when it comes with absolutely no frills on the side.
Where we've featured it
More spots in BushwickSee more
Abe’s Pagoda is a big spot in Bushwick that looks like a cross between a tiki bar and a pirate ship. Stop by on a Saturday, and bring a group.
Heaven Or Las Vegas
Heaven or Las Vegas is a bar in Bushwick with a dance floor, lots of neon, and a bunch of stuffed animals hanging from the ceiling.
More Mexican spotsSee more
Dos Caminos Meatpacking
This Dos Caminos is a microcosm of everything that’s wrong with the Meatpacking District.
Taqueria Tlaxcalli is a Mexican restaurant in Parkchester that makes one of the best burritos in the city.
Calexico is a small chain in NYC, and their location on the UES is a decent spot for a weeknight meal. It isn’t authentic Mexican, but it’s solid.
Suggested by our writers
Tortilleria Los Hermanos
Down the street from the L train Jefferson stop in Bushwick, you'll find the a garage serving some of the city’s best tacos.
Amaranto is a neighborhood spot in Bushwick where you can find some of the best Mexican food in the city. Get a few tacos, and try the pork chop.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more