Juan, the owner of Marina’s Tacos Mexicanos, was born and raised in Queens. His mother, however, was born in Mexico before immigrating to the United States. Juan wanted to share his heritage with New York City, NY, particularly the food he grew up eating. He did just that in 2002 by opening this amazing food truck. Since then, Juan’s been dishing up tasty Mexican eats on the streets to hungry residents of the Big Apple.
What’s the secret to the great tacos here? First, it’s all about authenticity. Given Juan’s background, you can expect the tacos, tortas, and quesadillas here to be packed with the rich mix of savory marinades and aromatic herbs that give Mexican cuisine its robust taste. Second, it’s the ingredients. Juan uses only fresh, 100% non-GMO foods at Marina’s, and you’ll definitely taste the difference. While the menu mostly adheres to tradition, whipping up good old-fashioned taco truck standards, Juan is not afraid to shake things up on occasion. For example, you can add string cheese in lieu of traditional Mexican cheese to any dish. If you’re drooling, then what are you waiting for? Swing by Marina’s Tacos Mexicanos ASAP and treat yourself to a meal. Even better? Book them for your next event. Mexican food is always a crowd-pleaser, so guests will thank you.
Chicken Cemita - A toasty brioche-like bun smothered in sesame seeds and stuffed with juicy chicken cutlets, white cheese, and chipotle peppers for some fiery flare.