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Cafe Con Leche

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2026 2nd Ave, Frnt 2 Bet. 104 & 105 St., New York City, NY 10029-4746
+1 212-595-7000
11:00 am - 10:45 pm
Closed now
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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
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59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was excellent! I had Pastelon-very good. Also drinks and Tres Leche cake was excellent-tastes home made!!! Very reasonable.

Thank artemis846
Nanuet, New York
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270 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2015

I had an opportunity to have breakfast at the new location. I never visited the previous location on the west side but have been told it was very good. The new place lives up to its reputation. It is a small dining room beautifully decorated in bright colors. With the music and the décor they seek to transport you back... More 

Thank Escano777
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015

This is a decent place to grab a breakfast, though it's not a place warranting a four-star average in my opinion. Everything was good, but nothing stood out from other places I've visited. If you are visiting from out of town, I'd select a better place to eat breakfast.

Thank Lukas R
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2015

I was visiting NY last weekend and a friend invited to Cafe con Leche Restaurant. I must say I LOVED the place, starting with the cleanliness and the colorful location, the courtesies rendered by the owner Maria Ines and her lovely daughter Sheila were amazing! The food was great, you can taste the freshness in the ingredients used, we loved... More 

Thank Rocio P
Bronx, New York
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2015

I visited this restaurant with my daughter and boyfriend. The place was empty. The waitress took our drink order but my drink didn't come until 10 or more minutes after my daughters and boyfriends drink came. I ordered the churrasco (medium well) with white rice and black beans and a side of avocado. My boyfriend ordered the salmon with lime... More 

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New York City, New York
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64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2014

Cafe con Leche is a clean restaurant and the service very attentive. I used to eat in this place in the past. I am glad They kept the good flavor and Also They added new dishes to the menu. Come and try Cuban, Colombian, Venezuelan and Mexican food. The coffee is superb !!!

Thank Julia C
New York City, New York
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63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2014

Months ago I was with a friend from California and I took her to one of my standbys: Cafe Con Leche on Manhattan's Upper West Side. While it's not in my neighborhood I'll subway up to this cheerful spot. I usually go for brunch but today I had a full-on lunch--the "sizzling chicken fajita". It came right off the fire... More 

Thank bessf0nes
London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2014

Popped into this little bar after an unsatisfactory experience over the road at Hi-Life. Sat up at the bar and had the best mojito I've ever had. It was so good I had another one! Hubby had a beer which I can't remember the name of now, but he said it was good. Would definitely return and perhaps try the... More 

Thank Motherofthree78
New York City, New York
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2014

Went here yesterday & had a great meal as always! I used to go here for lunch after class or brunch with friends.. I recommend the Steak sandwich, with garlic sauce & this spicy orange sauce they have there. Your breath won't make it easy to kiss afterwards but totally worth it! And the prices are very reasonable. I also... More 

Thank ALLENOVERtheplace
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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105 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2014

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, Spanish
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:45 pm
11:00 am - 10:45 pm
11:00 am - 10:45 pm
11:00 am - 10:45 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2026 2nd Ave, Frnt 2 Bet. 104 & 105 St., New York City, NY 10029-4746
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighborhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-595-7000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?