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Calle Ocho

446 Columbus Ave. (W. 81st & W. 82nd Sts.) Send to Phone
212-873-5025 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
It's Carnivale every night: ceviches and empanadas vibrant enough to compete with the décor.

Dinner nightly, Brunch Sun.
Open late

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Calle Ocho Restaurant Review

: It's hard not to be seduced by Calle Ocho's vibrant décor, from the colorful bar to the dining room that undulates with festive artwork and hues inspired by the Latin American landscape. Expect a range of pan-Latin dishes that are at once authentic and inventive (especially good are the dishes rooted in native Cuban cuisine). Homemade breads are served in a wooden cigar box with black bean dip. Peruvian ceviches, empanadas, a smoky mixed grill and spice-rubbed salmon on saffron paella are all good bets. Desserts include crispy banana fritters with ice cream and banana-caramel sauce. Calle Ocho's waitstaff is crisp and savvy, and its Sunday jazz brunch is notable.
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