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asn70 Sep 27, 2006 08:30 PM

Looking for the best tapas in NYC to try this weekend. I've read a lot about Tia Pol... Any help? Thanks in advance.

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    LHT RE: asn70 Sep 29, 2006 04:58 PM

    Solera 53rd St & 3rd Ave - simply wonderful!

    1. FireMyst RE: asn70 Oct 5, 2006 09:39 PM

      Casa Mono
      Xunta

      are a good start. different styles, very good food...

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        Chef Z RE: asn70 Oct 6, 2006 12:17 AM

        I've been to both Casa Mono and Xunta, great places. I'd also suggest Sala on the Bowery at (I think) Great Jones. Tues-thurs are half price tapas. Last summer, just back from a year in Madrid, I went once a week. Four of us would eat a huge meal for $30. Not super traditional but pretty damn good.

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          SunnysideUp RE: Chef Z Oct 17, 2006 10:14 PM

          I second Sala (have only been to the Bowey location): http://www.salanyc.com/

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          hps RE: asn70 Oct 17, 2006 08:39 PM

          I'm really REALLY into 'inoteca.

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            chow_gal RE: asn70 Oct 17, 2006 09:33 PM

            See my recent post on Las Ramblas. Loved it! Search on Manhattan board.

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              104manhattanite RE: asn70 Oct 18, 2006 12:43 PM

              El Cid in Chelsea is low key, very affordable, and makes a mean Sangria.

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                manic2 RE: asn70 Oct 27, 2006 11:08 PM

                Liked Boqueria on 19th st....Good energy...good food

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                  vintage ricecake RE: asn70 Oct 28, 2006 03:11 AM

                  Bar veloce's neighbor which I can never remember the name but same owner. 2nd and 11th

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                    josheva RE: asn70 Oct 29, 2006 11:02 PM

                    I must go with Casa Mono as well. If you do go there, you must get the Mono Sundae.

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                      anil RE: asn70 Nov 4, 2006 01:28 PM

                      Add to this Pinxtos on Greenwitch St which has Basque menu and really iny place .

                      Sol y Solera on Amsterdam and 82nd ? which is quite open and great place to be summer nights if you live in the 'nabe

                      Then there in N on Crosby - Which is really small.

                      1. BoloJungle RE: asn70 Nov 8, 2006 04:03 PM

                        Pipa in the ABC Carpet bldg (Broadway & 19th) is good but also a great bar and atmosphere. Very comfortable.

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                          haleyjen RE: asn70 Nov 9, 2006 03:46 PM

                          Hmmm...second Solera and Tia Pol. Also a fan of this place is Hells Kitchen...Andalucia, I think it's called?

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