Stopped for a late lunch on our way to The Cloisters Museum. There was a line, but it moved quickly, and we were seated at a booth in the back. While in line, we watched the plates of Dominican specialties coming out of the kitchen --big plates of chicken and rice, beans and plantains. Tacos, soups, steaks and seafood paella. Mango shakes. Simple fare but so wonderfully delicious, served family style to share. The kids loved the crunchy grilled and flattened garlic bread that came immediately. I thought we ordered too much, but we ate everything! The wait staff and atmosphere was friendly and welcoming. It was a Saturday afternoon and the restaurant was filled with families speaking several different languages. A cultural and culinary experience off the beaten path, and well worth the trip. Great value, too! We were impressed.
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