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157 E. Houston St. (Allen St.) Send to Phone
A bibulous and culinary tour through Latin America via small plates and creative cocktails.


Dinner Mon.-Sat., Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Open late Mon.-Sat.
  • Dress code: Casual dressy
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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Macondo, New York, NY

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Macondo Restaurant Review

: Set in the old LoSide Diner space, this Nuevo Latino eatery is outfitted with enough timber on the walls and floor to heat a small Latin American capital, which makes the ambience quite cozy. Also helpful are the cocktails created by mixologist Junior Merino. The list is highlighted by inventive combinations like tamarind and tequila, guava and whiskey, and the ever-popular frozen aguacate and mezcal, reminiscent of drinking tequila-laced avocado. The menu moves all over the Latin map, hitting the mark more often than not. Cocas (or flatbreads) are good for sharing (the calabaza is topped with roasted butternut squash and walnuts); salmon ceviche is flavored with ginger, lime and avocado; and hanger skirt steak is complemented by yuca fries and cabrales cheese.

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