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ABC Cocina

38 E. 19th St. (Broadway & Park Ave. S.) Send to Phone
212-677-2233 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Chef Jean-Georges draws inspiration from Spain and Latin America.

Cuisine
Open
Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Open late Fri.-Sat.
Features
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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ABC Cocina, New York, NY

ABC Cocina Restaurant Review

: This cavernous, airy, Edison-bulbed and chandeliered space will feel familiar if you've ever been to Jean-Georges Vongerichten's nearby ABC Kitchen. This is the younger sister who likes to salsa. Start off with a classic margarita. Wines skew Spanish and Chilean and some are almost impossibly affordable. Two must-orders are the refreshing spring pea guacamole and the crispy fish tacos. But don't stop there. Fluke crudo with green chili and crispy rice is a study in contrasts, and quite addictive. The grilled maitake mushrooms dabbled with goat cheese make for a meaty plate; arroz con pollo, meanwhile, topped with crispy chicken skin and sprinkled with lemon zest, is unlike any rice dish you'll likely soon encounter --- and it's the first thing you'll want to order when you return. Save room for desserts like salted caramel flan and a passion fruit sundae.
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