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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Mo Pitkin's House of Satisfaction

34 Ave. A (2nd St.) Send to Phone
212-777-5660
Latin-Jewish fusion never tasted so satisfying.

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Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Mo Pitkin's House of Satisfaction Restaurant Review

: The first tip-off to Mo Pitkin's kitschy good nature is the fabulously '50s-esque neon sign outside the joint. Inside, past the long bar (and under a performance space with its own lounge upstairs), is a comfortable, dimly lit room with padded booths, a cheerful waitstaff, and a menu that can reasonably be described as Jewish-American comfort food with a Latin twist. Grazers might order a tasting of six mini-portions from a selection of over a dozen choices (chopped liver, crab-stuffed deviled eggs, chorizo meatballs), which arrives on a Seder plate. Appetizers include deliciously crispy artichokes, a dish favored by the ancient Roman Jewish community; mini potato latkes with applesauce and sour cream; and a soup selection that sums up the place perfectly: matzoh ball or black bean with plantains. But the fun doesn't stop there: Mo's also offers a fish-of-the-day and a pork chop glazed with Dr. Brown's root beer as well as sandwiches like the Cuban Reuben and burgers (both beef and turkey). And be sure to save room for some similarly incongruous desserts: flan, challah bread pudding or baked apples with whipped cream.
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