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3519 Butler St. (35th St.) Send to Phone
Select an array of Spanish small plates for group snacking at this dining destination in ever-hip Lawrenceville.

Lunch Sat.-Sun., Dinner Wed.-Mon.
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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Morcilla Restaurant Review

: Small snacks ("pintxos" in Spanish) deliver big flavor at what quickly has become a notable dining destination in ever-hip Lawrenceville. Not surprisingly, chef/owner Justin Severino, his wife Hilary, and chef de cuisine Nate Hobart deliver the culinary quality found at sister spot Cure, located at the other end of the neighborhood. Crab-butter "churros," a montadito with blood sausage ("morcilla" in Spanish) and ham-leek croquettes whet the appetite. Even the charcuterie is elevated. The monstrous cochinillo platter is worth sharing with a companion, to sample the flavors of vegetable escabeche, pig and salsa verde over buttered and crisped bread, among other tastes. Frozen crème brûlée, with embellishments, offers the same top shell but with a cold cream that's sweet and refreshing following the bountiful feast.


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