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Flan / Custard

auroragb Aug 13, 2008 02:40 PM

I'm looking for good flan / custard in Manhattan or Queens
where do they serve the best flan?
I'm not looking for the chinese style egg custard that has a flour shell. Just the filling :P
Probably something like flan dulce du leche.

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    jjim RE: auroragb Aug 21, 2008 12:32 PM

    sevilla in the west village or la lanterna in the village for the dolce

    1. bigjeff RE: auroragb Aug 22, 2008 08:27 PM

      it may not be so traditional, but try some of the filipino restaurants in woodside, queens. leche flan is much thicker, doesn't necessarily have the caramel topping and is excellent. i thought it was good at krystals.

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      1. re: bigjeff
        jaymor RE: bigjeff Aug 29, 2008 08:14 AM

        i second this.....just the right consistency and sweetness

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        uh_gabyzinha RE: auroragb Sep 25, 2008 02:26 PM

        Being 1/2 Argentinean, 1/2 Brazilian, I have two places to recommend:
        Nina's Argentinean restaurant, at 1750 2nd Ave (btwn 91st & 92nd St). The food there is ok, but the flan con dulce de leche is very good.
        The second one is a Brazilian place in Astoria, Brasilia Ville (43-12 34th Ave). I absolutely love this place. It's a really affordable Brazilian buffet/bbq style place, with consistently delicious food. You'll love their flan.

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          Jeffsayyes RE: uh_gabyzinha Sep 29, 2008 06:16 PM

          yes. the flan is pretty amazing at brasilia ville.

          also you might want to try la nueva bakery in Jackson heights 86-10A 37th

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