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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED El Faro

823 Greenwich St. (Horatio St.) Send to Phone
212-929-8210
An old local favorite featuring traditional tapas à la West Village.

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Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late Fri.-Sat.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED El Faro Restaurant Review

: You can smell the garlic three doors away. But tiny El Faro, with its raffish décor, cozy booths and murals of flamenco dancers, is a Village institution---tourists have been flocking here since it opened in 1927. Expect a wait, as there are no reservations. Is this authentic Spanish food? It's definitely authentic West Village Spanish, from calamares fritos and mariscada (mixed seafood) with egg sauce, to steaks, chops and paella. Perhaps best is the side order of fried potatoes. Generous portions, good flan for dessert and sangría by the pitcher.
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