The Top 15 Fish Tacos in NYC

If a bowl of pasta has the power to transport us to Italy, then a taco can surely take us to Mexico. Taking a bite out of an authentic fish taco makes us feel like we’re lunching on a pristine beach in Tulum, margarita in hand, slightly tipsy but not worse for wear…better in fact.

What’s not to love about flaky grilled fish, creamy avocado, crunchy cabbage, a drizzle of chipotle crema, a sprinkling of fresh cilantro, and a squeeze of lime, all cradled in a warm tortilla cocoon? Seriously…we would like to be cuddled in that cocoon; but we physically can’t so the next best thing is to eat that cocoon in 1-2 bites. We’ve already sussed out things like the best oysters in the city, the best sushi in the city, the best sandwiches in the city (hard work, but somebody had to do it and we really enjoyed it), and now we narrowed it down to the best fish tacos as well, and they’re legit. Peruse above to find our favorite spots for the best fish tacos in NYC…

You know what goes well with a fish taco? A margarita