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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Carne Vale

46 Ave. B (E. Fourth St.) Send to Phone
212-777-4686
A mecca for all things Brazilian meat---with some dancing thrown in just for good measure.

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Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Open late
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Carne Vale Restaurant Review

: The name really does say it all: this all-you-can-eat East Village “meat-ing” spot is a whirlwind dining experience, complete with scantily clad Carnival-like dancers who emerge three times per night to put on a flesh-jiggling show for diners and a procession of meat-on-a-stick carrying waiters who roam the spacious room in search of an empty plate. A card on every table---indicating “mas carne” (more meat) on one side and STOP on the other side gives waiters the green or red light. The chef, Diego Silva (late of BLT and Plataforma), sends out a parade of cooked flesh: rib-eye followed by filet mignon followed by skirt steak, flank steak, prime rib, roast lamb, pheasant, duck and quail. With the exception of exotic varieties (which are sadly missing here), no meat is left untouched. And, fortunately, everything the waiters drop on your plate is tender and juicy. In the end, you’ll only want to turn over that card on your table when there’s just no more room in your stomach for more meat.
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