Best Tableside Guacamole in NYCApril 13, 2015 - by Melanie Baker
Chow down on this classic Mexican appetizer prepared every which way at some of New York's hottest spots. That's right–Rock your guac with inventive flavors, spices tailored to your taste preferences, and the freshest ingredients. These restaurants are offering the best tableside guacamole in New York City.
Mashed tableside and spiked with serrano peppers, Tio Pepe's guacamole is the perfect shared plate to kick off your authentic meal.
168 W. 4th St., 212-242-9338
Order up your avocado starter Tradicional for a mild palate, Frutas with medium spice and pomegranates, apples, habanero, and Thai basil, or Rojo with all the chipotle spice, plus a little queso fresco.
251 W 50th St., 212-581-1818; 166 E 82nd St., 212-861-4505; 205 Thompson St.
With an impressive nine out of ten diners ordering this signature dish, Rosa Mexicano's guacamole — prepared at your table and customized to your spice tolerance — is all about the chile paste at the heart of the recipe.
1063 1st Ave., 212-753-7407; 9 E. 18th St., 212-533-3350; 61 Columbus Ave.,
This Upper West Side icon dishes out their guacamole three ways: Classic, Pineapple and Pomegranate, or Papaya and Mint. Try them individually or as a trio, but don't forget to choose your spice level.
269 Columbus Ave., 212-873-9400
Served made-to-order, bolstered by Haas avocados, and dipped into by hand-cut tortilla chips, the ever trendy Dos Caminos delivers their guacamole with big flavor and big style.
825 Third Ave., 212-336-5400; 675 Hudson St., 212-699-2400; 373 Park Ave. S.,
212-294-1000; 475 W. Broadway, 212-277-4300