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MoBay

17 W. 125th St. (Fifth Ave.) Send to Phone
212-876-9300 | Menu
Some say this Caribbean-infused soul food by way of St. Louis in Harlem is addictive. See for yourself.
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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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MoBay Restaurant Review

: Located on busy 125th Street, this Harlem restaurant fast became a neighborhood favorite. Decked out with cozy booths, snug two-seater tables, and dangling star-shaped lights, the restaurant's festive vibe carries over to patrons who seem to smile brighter and laugh louder as they quaff colorful cocktails (the watermelon margarita is addictive). The restaurant is run by a husband and wife team who come from St. Louis and Jamaica, respectively---and the food reflects these disparate places: spicy jerk chicken wings (with mango salsa to cool the taste buds); savory coconut shrimp with apricot duck sauce; and the juiciest, most tender ribs (St. Louis-style, of course) this side of the Mason-Dixon line. The cuisine is so comforting, customers come back weekly and some have even thought---apocryphal, of course---that the chef uses a secret, addictive ingredient.

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