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174 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-1603
+1 212-524-6818
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Jul 11, 2016
“Wedding Celebration ”
Jun 29, 2016
“great atmosphere, food, and drinks”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Latin, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
174 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-1603
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Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

We got married in Central Park in April with 25 of our friends & family. We had our wedding meal celebration here & we're really happy with it. We booked in advance & kept in touch via email about the menu etc. This was difficult...More

Thank LouiseD532
Reviewed June 29, 2016

I come usually to watch futbol games. Went on Sunday to watch the final game for Copa America and it was very pleasant as previous times. Francisco (I am pretty sure he is the owner) is extremely friendly, he even remembered me from last time...More

Thank Luis A
Reviewed May 21, 2016

Went in to have some dinner, I liked the area, which is LGBT friendly. The staff here however was not. And they ended up overcharging me for the food and the drinks, I only realized it later. One price on the menu, another is charged...More

Thank PrincessJodiSF
Reviewed April 24, 2016

Stumbled on this place by chance and just wanted a drink before dinner. This was no problem and the wine we had was excellent. The charming waiter left a menu and so we ordered a plate of calamari to help the wine down. It came...More

Thank Geoffpine
Reviewed December 11, 2015

I stumbled upon this place when I signed up for volleyball and didn't want to go to the bar across the street. Since then I come here quite often. I alway feel welcome here which is why for my 30th birthday I wanted I chose...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

We originally were going to another spanish restaurant nearby but for some odd reason, they didn't want to open the place (even if it was way past their opening time, people waiting outside and they were just walking around inside). Anyway, El Cid graciously opened...More

Thank AttyCSB
Reviewed August 25, 2015

Enjoyed a $5 glass of sangria during happy hour as well as a mixed mushroom saute and scallops with grilled asparagus on a white asparagus sauce. Well done tapas at affordable prices. Would defintiely recommend to friends.

Thank Steven A
Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Baby lamb chops in a pepper sauce, simply to die for. And if you want the best Mojito you ever had ask the owner Fransisco to make you one.

Thank Boaz S
Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

And not too pricey. The service was very good too and after we were not treated nicely to the other spanish around the corner we ended up coming to this place. Good happy hour too!

Thank Alessandra L
Reviewed July 1, 2015

...liked the quick service and the lunch special was well worth it. ordered the steak sandwich and a margarita...both good!

Thank Rdfairfoeld
Home to hundreds of art galleries, beautiful
brownstones, and one of New York’s newest and most
popular attractions, Chelsea is one of the city’s
jewels when it comes to neighborhood life. The
contemporary art scene is an integral part of the
neighborhood’s identity, with gallery openings almost
every night of the week and countless exhibits to
explore. As a longtime hub of gay culture in New York
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-1603
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighborhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-524-6818
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