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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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APPETIZERS‏
6.00
Sopa De Frijoles Negros
Cuban black bean soup, crispy red onion, cilantro, crema fresca
9.00
Chorizo Colombiano
Country style Colombian chorizo, butter beans & sofrito ragout
12.00
Tamal De Maiz Y Queso Viajero
Corn cheese tamale, sauteed shrimp, chopped tomatoes, cilantro, panca pepper- garlic sauce
12.00
Camarones Con Coco
Coconut coated shrimp, curry-ginger-mango chutney
9.00
Empanadas Brasitas
Hand rolled mixed empanadas, chicken, pork & sirloin, creamy guajillo chile aji
10.00
Arepas Con Pollo
Sweet corn & fresh cheese griddle cakes, seasoned shredded chicken, sofrito, guacamole & crema fresca
13.00
Ceviche Brasitas
Shrimp & calamari ceviche “cooked” in citrus juices, cilantro, tomato, red onion, jalapeno pepper & avocado
SIDE DISHES
4.00
White or Yellow Rice
4.00
Arroz Moro
4.00
Black Beans
4.00
Sweet Plantains
4.00
Tostones
4.00
Yuca Cake
4.00
Wilted Spinach
4.00
Sliced Avocado
6.00
Guacamole
SALADS‏
8.00
Ensalada De La Casa
Baby arugula, fresh pears, toasted pumpkin seeds, shaved fennel, manchego cheese & jalapeno-basil vinaigrette
10.00
Ensalada Con Aguacate
Hass avocado, watercress, tomatoes, cucumbers, fetta cheese, black olive oil & citrus vinaigrette
15.00
Ensalada Con Camarones
Mixed greens, haas avocado, plum tomatoes, roasted corn, grilled south American shrimp & jalapeno-basil vinaigrette
Ensalada Con Carne a La Parrilla
Organic baby‏ arugula salad, orange segments, cherry tomatoes, aged balsamic vinaigrette, grilled hanger steak, grilled asparagus & chimichurri sauce
13.00
Ensalada Con Pollo a La Parrilla
Field greens salad, citrus marinated grilled chicken breast, mango, orange segments, sliced apples & passion fruit vinaigrette
MAIN DISHES
12.00
Cubano Media Noche Wrap
Our take on the cuban sandwich, roasted pork, swiss cheese, pickles, mustard, mojo mayonnaise & home fries
14.00
Sandwich De Carne
Pepper crusted grilled steak sandwich, bacon, arugula, spicy mustard & home fries
14.00
Arroz Con Pollo
Shredded roasted chicken & saffron rice simmered in sofrito, green peas, carrots, pimientos, sweet plantains & crunchy citrus cabbage relish
15.00
Pollo Caribeno Al Curry
Sauteed chicken, celery hearts, chilean raisins, coconut-curry sauce, yellow rice, black beans & sweet plantains
14.00
Churrasco De Cerdo Al Mojo
Mojo marinated pork tenderloin, yucca cake, mango -black bean ragout, black pepper-mango BBQ & chimichurri sauce
15.00
Entrana Con Chimichurri
Marinated grilled skirt steak, caramelized vidalia onions, jalapeno chimichurri, white rice & black beans
Bistec “a Caballo”
Grilled skirt steak, fried organic egg, fingerling potatoes, sofrito, white rice, black beans & sweet plantains
12.00
Lomo Saltado
Strips of sirloin steak tossed w/ onions, tomatoes, cilantro, French fries & white rice
16.00
Salmon a La Plancha
Planch a seared atlantic salmon, more rice, guacamole, charred poblano cream sauce & crispy cabbage slaw
15.00
Camarones Al Ajillo
Sauteed shrimp, saffron rice, wilted spinach, tomato-white wine- garlic sauce
15.00
Chef's Langostino Quesadilla
Monterrey jack cheese-black bean quesadilla, chili oil grilled shrimp, guacamole & crema fresca
12.00
Burrito De Carne
Sauteed tender beef & mixed vegetables wrapped in a flour tortilla, yellow rice & black beans
12.00
Burrito De Pollo
Creole chicken‏ & mixed vegetables wrapped in a flour tortilla, yellow rice & black beans
10.00
Burrito De Vegetales
Red & green peppers, onions, spinach, peas & carrots wrapped in a flour tortilla, yellow rice & black beans
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Latin, Spanish
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Haven't had a dish I didnt love. Sangria is wonderful and I stop in from time to time just to pick up an order of chips and salsa!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 87lindsaya
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Back to Brasitas again! what a task LOL. The food is always great, with just a few Latin twists to add to the taste and the experience. The plantain chips are worth the trip alone, but I have tried many of the small plate dishes,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lwine
Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

Great place I had the Salmon a la Plancha (Salmon, Moro rice, Citrus Cabbage Slaw, corn and guacamole GF). To pair it, I went with a nice cocktail Called “Spicy love affair”. The staff, Chief, and food simply amazing. Don’t miss this place

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank suenphx
Reviewed March 5, 2019

Just had a chef friend there this week.. she had seen it from afar but today we went in. She loved the decor and the menu..I assured her I had everything on it except the pork so she ordered it .. cooked perfectly she said...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Morganna
Reviewed January 25, 2019

we were not so sure what to expect, but walked away positively impressed. It would be hard to define it as Ethnic food, as they include an interesting blend of "spanish speaking food"- if there was such thing! Bits of Spain, Mexico, Perú, Colombia are...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank marklaseve
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Main Street in Norwalk is not the most exciting place out by the Even Hotel, but on the hotel side of the street, there are several blocks with restaurants, therapeutic massage parlors (legit) and shops and fitness centers. Of all the places in this strip,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank TommyBoy94
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

Quality food in a very nice atmosphere, friendly accomplished staff, reasonable prices and excellent service. Absolutely wonderful complimentary basket of plantain chips was an extra bonus.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank hunters2018
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

I had the pear salad and guacamole and mushroom flatbread and caramel bread pudding - really good- service was also very good and helpful. Flatbread had lots of cheese, was very tasty. Plantain chips were absolutely wonderful - they were served with guacamole and with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bmiller357
Reviewed October 11, 2018

I had been to their smaller, older Stamford location a few years back and enjoyed the differing food options at very reasonable prices!! This was a little more up-market and a good date venue :-) The food was excellent. I had the Salmon and my...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Joe H
Reviewed August 11, 2018

We were traveling back from Newport RI to New Jersey and stopped off at Norwalk to tour the Lockwood Mathews mansion. We decided on Brasitas for dinner and glad we did. Nicely located, there is ample parking. When walking in we were greeted by a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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