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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.

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Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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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.
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