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Looking for great paella....

Heschi Sep 8, 2010 11:54 PM

Going to NYC next week and we're looking for agtrat Paella; a few people have recommended this place.. What are your thoughts and any other recommendations would be greatly appreciated..

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    doubledoc Sep 9, 2010 05:56 AM

    Aldea has a great interpretation of paella with duck.

    31 West 17th Street, New York, NY 10011

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      gutsofsteel Sep 9, 2010 05:59 AM

      What place have people recommended? You didn't say.

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      1. re: gutsofsteel
        Heschi Sep 9, 2010 09:35 AM

        Sorry for not putting the name down; Socarrat was the restaurant that was recommended; we'll just have to get there early...Thanks so much...

        259 W 19th St, New York, NY 10011

      2. thew Sep 9, 2010 06:15 AM

        i have not been, but people have recommended socarrat to me


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          piegirl74 Sep 9, 2010 06:42 AM

          Socarrat is fantastic. You can do a search on this board and reviews will pop up. But, you must get there early as it only seats about 12 and they don't take reservations. They recently opened a "wine bar" next door which (i THINK) serves paella, but Im not positive. I have not been since they expanded.

          259 W 19th St, New York, NY 10011

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            gutsofsteel Sep 9, 2010 06:45 AM

            I was very disappointed with the paella at Socarrat. There was no soccarat, among other issues.

            259 W 19th St, New York, NY 10011

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              piegirl74 Sep 9, 2010 10:29 AM

              Yeah, I have heard that a few times from different people, but never had a problem any time I have been there (3 or 4 times so far).

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                Mr Porkchop Sep 9, 2010 11:07 AM

                I've also had univerally great experiences, but I haven't been since they expanded.

            2. Motosport Sep 9, 2010 08:01 AM

              We like the Paella @ El Pote on 2nd Ave Midtown. Never been disappointed by the food or service.

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