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The choices at Planet Taco are out of this world
March 29, 2021, 9:48.24 pm ET


Planet Taco opens in the East Village

Planet Taco in the East Village is hoping to reach a new dimension with taco combinations that are out of this world. For instance, the Mars "Vegetarian Chorizo" Taco sits atop a red tortilla topped with red quinoa, while the Saturn arrives on a yellow tortilla with grilled nopales, portobello, watermelon and crispy onions.

Planet Taco opens in the East Village

Closer to earth, the Cuba features slow-cooked pulled pork with sliced orange and chipotle cream, while Japan includes shrimp tempura, pickled daikon, fried cellophane noodles with a miso slaw. Also on the menu is the Quesabirria with braised beef, Monterey Jack served with beef consommé on the side. Planet taco offers a number of unique flavor combinations and just as many sauces. Cafe-style dining is available outside.

Planet Taco is located at 141 2nd Avenue, New York, NY (347) 727-2669