Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Espoleta

334 Bowery (Great Jones St.) Send to Phone
212-466-3300
Simple and straight-up Spanish cuisine on the trendy Bowery.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Features

* Click here for rating key

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Espoleta Restaurant Review

: Sue Torres, who made a name for herself at now-defunct Mexican eatery Suenos, is the chef at this Spanish restaurant on the Bowery. A bar area gives way to a casual but elegant dining room. The menu is mostly tapas and mostly straight-up, the chef doing little to reinvent the wheel. Which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Classics from cod croquettes to large-portioned patatas bravas to ultra-garlicky shrimp al ajillo are not revelatory but solid and well-executed. There is little in the way of dessert. The good wine list is mostly Spanish and more economically feasible by the bottle than the glass.

User Ratings & Reviews for THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Espoleta
 
GAYOT has uncovered the best restaurants in New York for you to enjoy right now
Top 25 Restaurants in New York to Eat at Right Now

GAYOT's picks include Italian hotspots, craft cocktail bars and eateries inspired by destinations around the globe.

Read more




AMERICA'S TOP RESTAURANTS

Discover the best female chefs, top pizzerias and stellar seafood restaurants with GAYOT's Top 10 lists of the best restaurants in America.