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Cienega

179 East Main Street, New Rochelle, NY 10801
9146324000
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Ranked #20 of 154 restaurants in New Rochelle
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Latin
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Lispenard Avenue
Transit: Blocks away from the New Rochelle station of Metro North Railway.
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English first
New Rochelle, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

A warm late May night dinner here with a friend was enjoyable. We ordered the guacamole and the presentation was so pretty with red beet chips and it was fresh and tasty. The Colombian corn cakes which we had next were good too . Then we had the Entrana skirt steak that was cooked correctly medium rare and was very... More

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New York City, New York
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Excellent drinks and bar service. Dinner was, however, disappointing. The chicken and beef appetizers lacked flavor. The skirt steak entree was ok, but not exciting. The lemon sorbet was too lemony for my taste, but the chocolate sticks were excellent. The bananna chips - warm! - served with drinks were excellent as were the rolls.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed a beautiful evening here. The atmosphere was comfortable and upbeat. The good was excellent. We especially enjoyed the tuna ceviche, quinoa salad (best salad ever, my hubby says), and the steak. Service was a little slow, but very accommodating. We will be back!

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SJU
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138 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Celebrated a family birthday here and on a Thursday evening we were the only table until about 7:00 when 2 other tables came in. The food is just okay and the menu is extremely limited. Skip the desserts.

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Pennington, NJ
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86 reviews 86 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

This had been one of our favorite places to eat. Beautifully elegant decor, helpful and attentive servers, interesting food. This last time, both of our favorite dishes were no longer an option because the new chef had added soy sauce to the recipe (in pernil-pork- and steak chimichurri?) and the grilled octopus was no longer on the menu. Disaster for... More

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Mamaroneck, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Creative menu, vibrant place, nice service: this are three ingredients for success and Cienega masters all three. We like to go there with family and friends. My favorite is definitively the ceviche which I never miss to order. A tad pricey but quality does not come cheap.

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New Rochelle, New York, United States
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85 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Went here for dinner on a Tuesday night thinking there was a prix fixe meal, which they don't have anymore. Ordered the Ceviche and empanada sampler, along with the Palmito salad. All were deliciously prepared. My family liked the orange-ginger dressing on the salad.. The samplers were a good way to experience a variety and I enjoyed them all for... More

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Larchmont, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

I worry this beautifully designed restaurant will go out if business. The food is excellent. The staff is attentive , but it is a tricky location. However, parking is simple . The bread is luscious. The Ceviches are delicious.

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Ardsley, New York
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73 reviews 73 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Beautifully decorated restaurant with very good food. Excellent mix of dishes on the menu from the appetizers thru the desserts. Service was very good. Drinks were generous and a nice assortment of specialty drinks available. Entrees were very good but nothing jumped off the plate. Will probably return at some point but don't feel compelled to do so.

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new york
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28 reviews 28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

This is the second time that we have eaten at Cienega, and we enjoyed it! The food is fresh and very tasty, and beautifully presented. You will have a good meal here.

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