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Westville East

173 Ave. A (11th St.) Send to Phone
This East Village spin-off of the West Village hamburger and hot dog joint sizzles.

Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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Westville East Restaurant Review

: The East Village enters the gourmet hot dog fray with Westville’s beefy tube steak. Of course if you’re not in the mood for a dog there are many other meaty and non-meaty meals available, and all are better than good. The atmosphere is also a hit: white tile reflects the sun shining in from Avenue A, and floor-to-ceiling windows open onto the street. Hot dogs come in several varieties, including natural franks from Niman Ranch and a vegan version. Westville’s burger, though less touted, is a smoky taste of summer served atop a Portuguese muffin. Health-conscious eaters have quite a few options, including sandwiches (lemon pepper chicken salad) and salads. Some salads available include arugula, smoked mozzarella and pears with lemon and extra virgin olive oil, or a classic Caesar with Parmigiano Reggiano and homemade croutons. Every day there's a huge selection of market vegetables available---some options include roasted beets, sautéed Swiss chard and roasted fennel. There are also “real” entrées, like Newport steak or fish ‘n’ chips, and brunch offerings extend to egg scrambles and french toast. Like the hot dog itself, Westville East is more than the sum of its parts.
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