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Bar Jamon

125 E. 17th St. (Irving Pl. & Third Ave.) Send to Phone
212-253-2773
Mario Batali's eatery celebrates Catalonian cuisine.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

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Open
Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late
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  • Dress code: Casual

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Bar Jamon Restaurant Review

: Molto Mario becomes Mucho Mario with two hot Spanish spots focusing on Catalonian cuisine. Though Bar Jamon is a waiting room of sorts to Casa Mono a few doors down, it has its own following. A bustling foodie crowd jams into the small, chocolate-colored space, grabbing glasses from cubby holes built into the communal tables, then shouting orders (and their first names) to the bar waiter who organizes the tabs by appellation. The cacophony continues over chorizo with pickled peppers; tortilla Catalana; and two good choices of ham, one aged 14-months and meltingly tender on the tongue, the other aged 18-months with a chewier and sharper-flavored edge. Ending the evening without a taste of cheese, including Valdeon, rich and creamy cow and goat's milk blue cheese, or the churros y chocolate dessert, would be a shame.

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