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Whirlybird

Map & Directions 254 S. 2nd St.
New York, NY 11211
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718-208-8555
  • Mexican
  • cash
  • Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly
  • Breakfast
  • None
  • Not Accepted
  • Street

Description

Village Voice's Description

It was a genius idea: Combining an espresso parlor with a breakfast taco place. The taco part, at least, is fab. From a choice of one, you get a single white-corn-flour tortilla, slightly crisped on the grill, stuffed with scrambled eggs; Oaxacan white cheese; a thick homemade hot salsa, something like you find on Moroccan shakshuka; and crumbled jalapeno potato chips—which have virtually no impact on the taco at all, so lush and overstuffed is it. The only other food choice is the Waldorf, an inscrutably named paper tray filled with about twice the amount of the same stuff, only with eggs fried to order. For an extra dollar, you can have chorizo on either. Eat at raised tables inside, or tree stumps outside. The coffee? Via Oslo Roasters are not so good.

 
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  • Village Voice on 05/31/12

    Whirlybird's breakfast taco- A corn tortilla with scrambled eggs, Oaxacan cheese, homemade tomato salsa, and jalapeno potato chips is number 4 on Robert Sietsema's top favorite breakfast tacos in NYC.

  • Kellan E. on 12/28/11

    Better breakfast tacos then SxSW

  • Jenna W. on 10/12/12

    best breakfast tacos outside of austin. plus veggie-only dinners on tuesday!

  • Elizabeth M. on 04/28/13

    Awesome tacos, not expensive and one of the only spots open before 11 in all of Williamsburg.

  • Chrysanthe T. on 03/30/13

    They play vinyl and have tacos, what more could you possibly want?

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