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359 6th Ave. (@ Washington Place), New York City, NY 10014
(646) 559-9909
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Ranked #3,646 of 11,649 restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 28, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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68 reviews from our community

75% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Dallas, Texas
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Was uncrowded on a recent Sunday - maybe the locals were in the Hamptons. My guest and I ordered brunch. The desayuno tertulia did not disappoint, and neither did the crushed egg, iberico ham and potato concoction. The highlight was choclo, a hominy, pork belly and lime affair that is a must-order. Servive was fairly attentive, although I would appreciate... More

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George Town
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

The food was excellent and interesting, but experience was ruined by such poor service. Shame such a nice restaurant with an excellent NY rating could be such a disappointment. Twice dishes for our table were taken to the wrong table. The staff did not seem interested in engaging in conversations about the food. Loved the cauliflower dish, but when asked... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We arranged to have our wedding rehersal dinner at Tertulia and due to the size of our party we were required to use the chefs' menu. At first I was somewhat concerned about how that would work with our group but it worked perfectly. The selection was great and the food very tasty. Some vavorites were the trout, the croquets,... More

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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We got the squid ink risotto (delicious) and the lamb meatballs, among other dishes. The meatballs were loved by everyone, very savoury and well-spiced. I found a small clear plastic sliver in one of the meatballs though, it looks like part of a cooking utensil? We informed our waiter and the dish got removed from our bill, which was generous... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We came here with a party of three and it was a terrible experience. First, the second the waiter learned that we would be drinking tap water, the service became non-existent. (Even though we ordered a pitcher of wine) throughout the dinner, staff constantly broke plates and threw metal objects into the sink. All of this ruined the atmosphere. Now... More

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New York City, New York
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136 reviews 136 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

As a lover of Spanish food, I was extremely disappointed in this restaurant. The space is nice (although always packed), but the food is sub-par. Not only is it not authentic, but it's very expensive for its low quality. For people wanted tapas downtown, Las Ramblas is far superior.

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Limerick, Ireland
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014 via mobile

Each and every course was explained to us when delivered, and tasted fantastic. Lovely wine , very attentive and professional wait staff. For a fine Spanish meal, choose this one!

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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94 reviews 94 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We visited on a Thursday evening and were able to be promptly seated without a reservation. I was pleasantly surprised (and probably lucky). The environment is casual. Open kitchen, wood fired oven, wood tables, food specials & wine by-the glass written on blackboards. I really like a meal with small plates that can be shared. It just really works for... More

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Just back from an excellent lunch today at Tertulia. Had the deviled eggs, the lamb meatballs, and the special paella of the day, today a black rice with calamari. Everything was simply spectacular, including the churros for dessert that we hardly needed but couldn't resist. The house red on tap is a flavorful value and an easy choice.

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New York City
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

My family and I love tapas and while they had been here several times before this was my first visit to Tertulia. It's a rustic environment with an open kitchen and fired oven, specials are written on big blackboards, wood tables, brick walls, you get the picture. The wait staff was very friendly and knowledgable about the menu, and when... More

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