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Fresh sugarcane juice in NYC

gvn2fly Jul 17, 2008 01:18 PM

I've been to a lot of the Indian groceries and restaurants, juice bars, and such in NYC, but couldn't find any freshly squeezed sugarcane juice. The kind that's made right in front of you with a dash of ginger and lime. I've had it in other big cities, so I'm really surprised I haven't found it here yet. Anyone know where to get some?

  1. bigjeff Aug 4, 2008 09:46 PM

    they have the sugarcane juicer at banh mi so no 1. (369 broome st) in chinatown/soho

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    1. re: bigjeff
      ts11222 Sep 16, 2008 01:36 PM

      i am cuban american and this guarapo is perfect. it really is authentic...at least the way cubans have it. they make it just as they do in cafeterias al over miami.

    2. romanvirtues Aug 2, 2008 08:39 PM

      Not exactly a restaurant, but you can get fresh sugarcane juice at SOBs (Sounds of Brazil)- considerably cheaper than the cocktails!

      1. HungryRubia Aug 1, 2008 08:03 AM

        You can also try Washington Heights. There used to be a guy on the SW corner of 182nd and St. Nick that sold sugarcane stalks and the juice (we call it guarapo in DR).
        Even if that guy is no longer there, just walk around in The Heights and you will find some, I'm sure.

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          waylook Jul 19, 2008 12:35 PM

          The Indian area in Jackson Heights has several places that offer what you are looking for.

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            Joe MacBu Jul 23, 2008 07:45 AM

            Any specific places in Jackson Heights?

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            neweats Jul 18, 2008 09:10 AM

            I know you can get freshly squeezed sugarcane juice during the summer month in Richmond Hills Queens down Liberty Ave. I'm not sure about the dash of ginger and lime but you can get just the pure juice.The area has numerous Indian grocery stores.Its off the A train in NYC Lefferts Blvd.

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            1. re: neweats
              Joanna.Adams28 Feb 28, 2011 10:30 AM

              Which is the closest to the train station?

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