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4.4 (908) $$$$ $$$$ Mexican, Modern


Summary: Innovative Mexican cuisine in a vibrant, two-story venue.

Empellon offers a culinary adventure through contemporary Mexican cuisine in a two-story space with an open kitchen and unique d├ęcor. The restaurant's approach to Mexican dining is both modern and traditional, featuring a menu that includes creative tacos, such as falafel with ground grasshoppers and hash browns with tomatillo ketchup, as well as seafood and meat dishes like crab nachos with sea urchin and short rib confit. Drinks, including tequila and mezcal, are thoughtfully chosen to complement the spicy and flavorful dishes, and the wine list is internationally curated. Desserts are a highlight, showcasing Stupak's past experience as a pastry chef with whimsical creations like the faux avocado dessert and ice cream taco with corn. Empellon's location in the heart of the city offers a dynamic dining experience with a lively atmosphere and artful presentations that elevate the Mexican culinary experience.


2 Toques
2 Toques
Best NY Mexican Restaurants
James Beard
Best Chefs - Nominee 2020
Best Chefs - Nominee 2019
Best Chefs - Nominee 2018
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510 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10022

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