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Candela Candela - CLOSED

92 2nd Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10003-8313
+1 646-524-7188
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Dec 17, 2012
“Cozy and intimate atmosphere + good food”
Dec 16, 2012
“Feels like Italy”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Latin, Caribbean, Cuban
$$ - $$$
92 2nd Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10003-8313
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Reviewed December 17, 2012

Just returned from a visit to NYC and was delighted to find a cozy and friendly neighborhood restaurant with great service and food to match. Layla (sorry if misspelled) was so welcoming--she made us feel like we were regulars! Dinner was delicious--we had the butternut...More

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Reviewed December 16, 2012

Visited Candela Candela for the first time with my wife based on a friends recommendation. Very romantic atmosphere. I am a vegetarian (my wife a carnivore) we both enjoyed the food and the service. Vegis you must try the Caprese salad with the Italian Buffalo...More

Thank Michael E
Reviewed March 3, 2012

Great cozy restaurant with wonderful service and authentic Cuban and Italian food! An interesting combination of the cuisines but I fully enjoyed being able to try different tastes all under one roof. The mojitos were some of the best I have had in the city...More

Thank danielle s
Reviewed January 4, 2012

Loved this restaurant! The food was delicious and I highly recommend this Cuban Italian Restaurant to anyone! We (4 of us) all ordered off the Cuban menu, except for the Italian Eggplant Rollattini appetizer we shared (thing slices of grilled eggplant stuffed with mozzarella and...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2010

Although I thought that the ambiance was intriguing, and the service was friendly, the food was not good. Maybe it was ordering the "specials" that caused the wrong experience? I had the "special" salmon tartare and a lamb dish. The tartare was barely edible (salty...More

Thank TravelDeer
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$30 - $30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 2nd Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10003-8313
    (5th and 6th Street)
  • Public Transportation: 6 train to Astor Place F train to 2nd Avenue (lower east side)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighborhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 646-524-7188
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