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Cafe Con Leche

424 Amsterdam Ave, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10024-5857 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #3,035 of 11,642 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $0 - $10
Sun 10:30 am - 10:45 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 10:45 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Cuban, Latin
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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67 reviews 67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Too bad we did not find this restaurant until our last day in NYC. Son and Husband had the cuban sandwich. It has been my husband's quest to find the perfect cuban sandwich since we lived in Florida. This restaurant ranks #1 for him. I had the Mofongo or Machuquillo without the pork cracklings, to say it was fabulous would... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I just loved this place. The food is really tasty and it has a good price. Lots of Latin flavors. The staff is really friendly and this is a great place to visit if you are Latin and is a bit home sick.

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Benalmadena, Spain
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85 reviews 85 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We were looking for coffee and tired of the same old outdoor cafes that now seem all the same and you don't always get great coffee. There it was... and in we went. Dos cafe con leche! Perfecto! It brought back memories of the 70's and 80's when we'd go to the corner store and grab a cafe con leche... More

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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95 reviews 95 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Walked upon Cafe Con Leche while searching for a Lunch place. I ordered the rotisserie chicken. I asked for white meat. They only serve it as dark meat. Really? So in a haste, I ordered a Beef burrito. The $10 burrito was a bit above average. The beans and rice were above average. I would go back an just order... More

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Cranford, New Jersey
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Went here for dinner and drink on a Friday. We were able to get a seat outside with Diego as our waiter. He was great, food was fabulous, and the cocktails were delicious. However, my only complaint is the wine I had was horrible. I had 3 different reds...and they were all bad. Just stick to the margaritas and you'll... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

Carlos the waiter so friendly and helpful. Makes great (complimentary) Mamajuana! We went for an evening drink on a hot day. Sat outside. But the food looked so fresh and delicious we stayed for dinner and weren't disappointed. I don't know anything about Dominican food but thus was terrific. Go. I don't think you'll be disappointed either.

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Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

First thing to know is that Happy Hour is noon to 7pm every night so that is a whopping 49 hours per week. Cocktails are $5, or as the sign helpfully explains, two for ten dollars. Not sure how much three would be. Anyway, we had two each. The coconut mojito made me wish we'd arrived before 6.30 as two... More

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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We were hungry after arriving late in NYC and so the hotel desk recommend "just walk over to Amsterdam and pick a restaurant". Resaurtants are side by each, we looked at 4 or 5 and then came back to Leche. mainly because although busy, there was no loud music and no line up. The Cafe is tiny, but intimate. It's... More

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New York City
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

This used to be reliable spot to grab a meal. However, the last few times we visited, the quality has decreased along with portion sizes. It is a shame as they used to be a regular destination but now the spotty service and food makes this a pass for now. We would be willing to try again as the food... More

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NYS Capital Region
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

My colleague and I decided that we were tired after a long and busy day, and thought we would not go too far from our hotel for dinner. We have several restaurants in the area that we like and have frequented before, but took a look at Café Con Leche’s menu and decided to try it. What a find! The... More

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