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Casa Adela


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Side of White Rice - $2 extra
Sopa de Pollo
Chicken Noodle
A hefty stew that includes just about everything: Oxtail, Root Plants, Plantains, and other vegetables
Sm $5.0
Lg $7.0
Ensalada de Aguacate
Avocado Salad
Sm $4.0
Lg $6.0
Ensalada Mixta
Tossed Salad
Ensalada de Pulpo
Octopus Salad
Lettuce and Tomato additional $1. Add Cheese $0.50 extra
Fresh Roast Pork, Ham, Swiss Cheese and Pickles
Jamon con Queso
Ham and Cheese
Roast Pork Sandwich
Bistec con Cebolla
Steak and Onion Sandwich
Queso Derretido
Grilled Cheese
Breaded Chicken
Pollo Empanizado
1/2 Pollo
1/2 Rotissierrie Chicken. Served with Rice and Beans
Pernil Asado
Roast Pork. Served with Rice and Beans
Chuletas Fritas (2)
Two Fried Pork Chops. Served with Rice and Beans
Pollo Guisada
Chicken Stew. Served with Rice and Beans
Carne Guisada
Beef Stew. Served with Rice and Beans
Bistec Encebollado
Steak and Onions. Served with Rice and Beans
Pechuga de Pollo Empanizado
Breaded Chicken Breast. Served with Rice and Beans
Ensalada de Pulpo
Octopus Salad. Served with Rice and Beans
Bacalao a la Vizcaina
Codfish in a tomato sauce with onions potatoes, olives, raisins, and garlic. Served with Rice and Beans
Chicharon de Pollo
Chicken Crackling. Served with Rice and Beans
1/2 $5.0
Whole $9.5
Rotissierrie Pollo
Choice of Red Kidney, Black or Pink Beans
Sm $5.5
Lg $6.5
Arroz Blanco, Amarillo, or Gandules
White rice or Yellow Rice, Yellow with Pigeon Peas
Chicharon de Pollo
Chicken Crackling
Fried crushed plantains made with Garlic, and pork crackling
Fried Crispy Plantains
Sweet Plantains
Papas Fritas
French Fries
Yuca con Cebolla
Cassava with Onions
Vanilla - Cheese Flan
Cafe con Leche
Cafe Regular
Cafe Negro Espresso
Black Espresso Coffee
Cafe Decaf Sanka
Chocolate Caliente con Leche
Hot Chocolate with Milk
Sm $1.5
Lg $2.5
Te de Hierbas
Herbal Tea
Jugo Tropicana
Tropicana Juice
Can Soda
Snapple Assorted Drinks
$10 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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All reviews mofongo rice and beans pork chop puerto rican food hole in the wall small place lower east side new york sancocho les garlic nyc cuisine crispy
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Reviewed January 9, 2019

My first day in NYC I ate at Casa Adela. I returned the next day. And the next. Honestly, it was the best meal I had while in NYC. I stayed in the Lower East Side, Loisaida, and so I'd make the walk to Adela's...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank EatGordaEat
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Small place with no frills and pretentions; first time for our family to try Puerto Rican food and it didn't disappoint. Our Puerto Rican friends brought us there and swears by the authenticity of the cuisine, and they were right. My husband loved the Mofongo...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank asianfoodiegoodie
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Well we were seated quickly it seats about 20 people. The food arrived quickly we had fried pork chops with pink beans pigeon peas and rice fried plantains garlic sauce chicken rinds and alcapudria. I came here because of Facebook and a video review. I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 69flyer
Reviewed October 11, 2018

I heard about this place through social media and saw an advertisement, so decided I would try this place out. So last night myself and 2 family members checked this place out. we got seated right away, someone came and took our order within a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank solomon032075
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This place is extremely small with only a handful of tables. I needed to order take out and actually stood by the front for 10 minutes before anyone took my order, despite numerous staff being in the area. After I placed my order, it took...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ae2j1
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Pros: the ladies who serve you and the food were both nice. I had the mofongo. It looked like the grandmother was the one who served us the food which I thought was a nice, authentic touch. Cons: the space is very small and tight;...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank markanthonyj2018
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful find. Authentic Puerto Rican cuisine. I ordered the sancocho and the fried plantains. It was delicious and the root vegetables and the oxtail meat was melt-in-your-mouth. My companions had the mofongo and they both had rave reviews about it. This is a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Eve C
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Went to Casa Adela on Sunday August 26,, 2018 with some friends and family. Friends came from Orlando Florida and they discovered the best seasoned pink beans in a delicious sauce. We ate a number of excellent foods of Mofongo with pork, Pork, carne guisada...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dailynews2010
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

If your looking for Puerto Rican food this is it. Great food , good portions and very reasonably priced. There aren’t to many restaurants left in the city that serve Latin food so don’t hesitate.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Yhernand
Reviewed February 2, 2018

Simply the best rice and beans place I've been to in Manhattan. Nothing fancy, just a half a chicken (very tasty and moist) and a good helping of rice and beans. Friendly staff.

Date of visit: January 2018
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November 3, 2018|
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Response from Eve C | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about yuca, but they do sell pastels.
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