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Iguana New York

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Neighbourhood:
Midtown
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, South American, Central American
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240 W 54th St, New York City, NY 10019 (Between 8th Avenue and Broadway)
+1 212-765-5454
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Today
11:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 - 23:00
Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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New York City, New York
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45 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came on a Monday night to hear Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks, which was a 5* experience. It's a big band, playing music from the 1920s and 1930s exquisitely and joyfully. The food was mediocre and overpriced. The service was very attentive and friendly. Food=1*. Service=3*s. Music=5+*

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trenton, nj
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82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of us who hadn't seen each other in a while came here. It is a VERY LOUD restaurant with the diners plus the mariachi players so it wasn't conducive for conversation or catching up with each other. We ordered guacamole for the table. It was made fresh. It was good but quite salty. Between that and the salt... More 

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Oklahoma
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78 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Iguana was right across from our hotel. It seemed a little out of place, The interior of the building seem like an old Italian place but now it had Mexican décor over that. Food was good.

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Thank LindaRad
Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a lovely friendly bar, Florentine helped us to feel welcome showing us some photos of his homeland ......worth a visit.....

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As part of our wedding week, we were meeting friends and this venue was right opposite our hotel. Generally not a lover of Tex-Mex but I was really surprised with the restaurant, the food was outstanding, full of flavour and properly cooked to my liking. Further the staff were great, attentive, friendly and made you feel welcome. The prices were... More 

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leawood, kansas
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359 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for late lunch. Good food. Service could be better. Turns into nightclub at night. Only tried appetizers..chicken taquitos, pork tacos. Both good.

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Fishers, Indiana
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309 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Great Mexican food - and the corn chowder tasted so fresh that it must have come off the corn cob 2 minutes ago. Live mariachi music. We opted to sit outside and watch the people and their dogs stroll by. And for those so inclined, there are 2 dance clubs in this 3-level establishment.

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Went to see the Nighthawks. Music was great. Bar was crowded, and the service was terrible. Waited 20 minutes for one drink, and was charged extra because bartender couldn't work the computer system. Had trouble hearing the band over staff shouting at each other. Would not go back.

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Thank Anna S
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Friendly staff and great atmosphere, Really generous cocktails etc, I had a Bacardi and coke I think he poured a quarter of the bottle in. Not the cheapest but it's Manhattan. We didn't eat there but the restaurant looked busy.

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Lovely staff, Carlos,,Mancia, Juan, Corrales,Armando and Fernandez all provided excellent service. Food excellent,ambience good . Excellent Prosecco! Thank you

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 40
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, South American, Central American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 W 54th St, New York City, NY 10019
    (Between 8th Avenue and Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: B, D & E trains to 7th Avenue and N, Q, R & W trains to 57th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-765-5454

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Staying in Midtown

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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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