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Name of Cuban Sandwich Place on 14th?

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jordanbaker Jul 20, 2006 07:47 PM

I remember reading about a Cuban sandwich place on West 14th that was supposed to be great, but when I searched the term I got posts from 2001, and I know that I read about it more recently than that!

Can anyone help me here? As I remember, it was around 6th or 7th Ave and was more like a diner or lunch counter, not a restaurant....

Oh, and if it's no longer good, please let me know.

(fingers are crossed for tasty cuban sandwich)

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    Peter Cherches Jul 20, 2006 09:53 PM

    Nueva Rampa?

    1. efdee Jul 20, 2006 10:17 PM

      I think you mean the Sucelt Coffee Shop. Just a lunch counter on 14th St., a few doors west of Seventh Ave.

      1. heidipie Jul 21, 2006 06:37 AM

        Definitely Sucelt. If they have the crab empanadas, grab one immediately.

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          jungirl Jul 21, 2006 02:27 PM

          and their coffee is supposedly excellent (i don't drink coffee, but i have friends who trek out of the way to grab a cafe con leche there)

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            jordanbaker Jul 21, 2006 03:45 PM

            Thanks - Sucelt is it! Guess I'll have to have a crab empanada too!

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              eastvillagegirl Jul 24, 2006 02:52 PM

              There is a long standing Cuban lunch-counter place called Havana Chelsea on 8th Avenue between 19th -20th Streets that has wonderful Cuban sandwiches. Everything there is good and fresh--home made soups and all different kinds of cuban/spanish dishes. Also, excellent cafe con leche!

              1. Peter Cuce Jul 24, 2006 03:59 PM

                On the other side of town, I really love the cubanos at Spanish-American food on E13th.

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                  guttergourmet Jul 24, 2006 04:11 PM

                  Unfortunately Spanish-American aka cuchfritos is gone

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                    Peter Cuce Jul 24, 2006 04:58 PM

                    Nooooooo....

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                      guttergourmet Jul 24, 2006 07:08 PM

                      Tell me about it. That was my favorite too. El Sitio in Queens is good. On the LES I like Cibao. Havana Chelsea is pretty good too. Haven't been to Sucelt for years. Will revisit.

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                        Peter Cuce Jul 24, 2006 07:15 PM

                        The only time I went to El Sitio it was a bit dry, but I'll try again.

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