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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED La Zarza Resto-Lounge

166 First Ave. (E. Tenth St.) Send to Phone
212-477-1111
This East Village tavern-like spot serves up Spanish-Argentine hits in a candlelit atmosphere.

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Dinner nightly
Open late Fri.-Sun.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED La Zarza Resto-Lounge, New York, NY

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED La Zarza Resto-Lounge Restaurant Review

: Slightly clubby but not excluding, this East Village lounge boasts exposed brick walls, dark wood beams, and most important: the highlights of Spanish and Argentine cuisines. The menu is split up between appetizers, tapas, grilled meat and full entrées, but diners could make a satisfying meal just by sticking to the small plates. The almond-encrusted, goat cheese-stuffed croquettes and the bacon-wrapped, almond-filled dates both threaten to steal the show. On the heftier side, the Patagonian rib-eye, served with a tangy chimichurri sauce, is tender enough to keep your knife on the table, and the house paella---loaded with shrimp, clams, scallops, lobster and chicken---does what it is supposed to do: transport our taste buds to somewhere far from the East Village.
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