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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Bar'rique

264 Bleecker St. (Leroy St.) Send to Phone
212-620-3111
Classically prepared small plates on this busy West Village street.

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Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Open late Fri.-Sat.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Bar'rique Restaurant Review

: Choosing a place to dine in the restaurant-centric West Village can be daunting. There are hits and misses galore. Bar'rique, though, should be added to your "hits" list. From the folks who opened the neighborhoody, uptown Bin 71, this vino-centric tapas spot turns out just as many crowd-pleasers as its sibling. Let a gracious server walk you through a wine list heavy on Spanish varietals, with many bottles at wallet-friendly prices. Sit at one of the couches by the sidewalk and people-watch along Bleecker or take a seat at the long bar and start with the apricot-glazed pork belly and the charred octopus with chorizo over frisée. Mains, if not terribly creative, are solidly executed standards: burger, skirt steak, roast chicken. Skip dessert in favor of a La Tur and Piave-centered cheese plate before heading back into the bustle of the street's biker and tourist throngs. The wine list spins the globe with some affordable and good bottles in the high $20 and $30 range. There's also excellent sangría.
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