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Flamenco dancing and tapas?

Claire Jul 12, 1999 11:43 PM

Anyone have experience with Xuntas or Allegrias or any
other eatery that has flamenco dancing entertainment?

  1. s
    steve d. Jul 13, 1999 09:41 AM

    A friend of mine and I hung out at Alegrias till closing a couple of months ago and had a great time; they had live musicians and a good dancer, but we didn't try the tapas.

    1. r
      Rachel Hope Jul 13, 1999 08:33 AM

      I really enjoy Xunta, they have a good selection of
      Tapas (I like the grilled sardines, and the potato
      dishes)and a pleasant fishing-village atmosphere. One
      of the times I was there I witnessed a flamenco
      performance. It was very low-key (there's no stage);
      just a woman in a long skirt in a traditional pattern
      dancing to canned music in the center of the
      restaurant. It was a nice entertainment (I love
      watching dance) but nothing hugely exciting. This was
      several years ago when the restaurant first opened.

      4 Replies
      1. re: Rachel Hope
        Governor Jul 14, 1999 05:48 PM

        Tapas at Xunta is OK - but lord their sangria is harsh.

        1. re: Governor
          R.L Johnson Jul 15, 1999 10:50 AM

          Was at n on crosby st. last night and they had great
          flamenco dancing (so intense). No tapas that I know of
          but the sangria is tasty.

          1. re: R.L Johnson
            Claire Jul 15, 1999 09:46 PM

            What is "n" on Crosby St, a restaurant or bar? Type of food? Phone # or address? I do like good flamenco :)

            1. re: Claire
              Rachel Hope Jul 18, 1999 07:04 PM

              N(~) is a tapas bar (vs. restaurant), or was the last
              time I visited (a year ago). I think, however, that
              it is Brazilian rather than Spanish. The drink of
              choice there is the caparinhia (sp?). As regards the
              food: I have found they don't focus on this aspect of
              the experience and often when ordered one or more
              dishes prove to be unavailable. What I have eaten
              there was unmemorable, which is not good but not bad
              either. Still I think it's a fun place to go for a
              drink (Crosby between Broome and Spring).

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