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Yerba Buena

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$$ - $$$Latin, Spanish,
23 Avenue a, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10009-8102
+1 212-529-2919
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“ceviche” (15 reviews)
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Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
23 Avenue a, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10009-8102
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Reviewed March 22, 2017

Grabbed a Sunday brunch here with some friends. Overall food was very tasty. Portions generous. Definitely recommend and would return for dinner- i hear it's quite good.

Thank rorich182
Reviewed March 21, 2017

We really enjoyed our experience at Yerba Buena. The manager that night, Igor, was over the top friendly and made sure we were well cared for. Our server was also attentive and allowed us to enjoy the food and atmosphere. All the appetizers (from ceviches...More

Thank QJ_Lew
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Came here on a Sunday evening to celebrate my birthday. Discovered it simply by its good reviews. We weren't disappointed. The restaurant was not too busy and Juanelias, our waiter was really lovely. We are from England so he helped us out by telling us...More

Thank SPDLondon
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

Very nice little spot with excellent service & great food. I recommend the Arroz con pollo & the calamari for a appetizer

Thank Rafi C
Reviewed December 16, 2016

My wife and I dined here a few evenings ago. Started with mojitos.... absolutely delicious; never had a better one! We were expecting good things but were almost overwhelmed by the quality of the tasty seasoned dishes and very friendly staff. Kudos to our server...More

Thank MisterTravel1000
Reviewed November 9, 2016

The staff is always friendly and happy to accommodate their guests. The food is very good, I recommend Dinner over brunch.

Thank SolangeR1382
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Quaint little restaurant with excellent food - sufficient choices to meet most appetites. I ordered the carnitas special which was spicy, tasty and good.

Thank Ken C
Reviewed October 29, 2016

Was highly recommended to visit and I can see why. Wonderful friendly service from our Venezuelan waitress. Cocktails that revealed their flavours gradually. Fresh tuna ceviche followed by succulent tender pork shoulder. I really couldn't recommend more highly!

Thank Woods833
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner here with some friends, the food was amazing.. and the server we had was amazing! Super helpful, gave us great advice on what to eat! Try the black cod

Thank Sara7Tink
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Had such a wonderful experience as this restaurant crushes the food and service categories (atmosphere enjoyable for sure). The black cod and Peruvian corn was better than what I enjoyed in Lima. All the dishes totally rocked. Best guacamole as it was eclectic and delicious.

Thank Keith_Drayer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Avenue a, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10009-8102
    (Between 1st & 2nd Streets)
  • Public Transportation: F & V subway lines to 2nd Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighborhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-529-2919
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