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Yerba Buena

$$ - $$$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)
“east village” (11 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 13 April 2016

I called the restaurant 4 weeks prior to reservation. They instructed me to email for large parties. I asked about unlimited brunch and the amount of time and was told we would have 2 hours unlimited brunch oppose 1 as we were a large party....More

Thank Melissa1103
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Very impressed. Excellent food, very good drinks, great waiters. I recommend getting several appetizers to share and maybe a main course. We found the appetizers to be the Best part of the menu

Thank Ettore D
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

I have been here so many times and never get tired. Food and service is always amazing and on-point. Igor (bartender) always goes above and beyond to make guests feel at home.

Thank Passareli
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

We booked a last minute reservation on the Friday evening before the blizzard hit. When we arrived, the manager tols us that we must have made a reservation in their other restaurant, but was happy to get us a seat when one became available. We...More

Thank Jacqui H
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Quality, quality and quality... A great meeting joint for a couple who want privacy and romantic atmosphere... Very one on one and sexy. You get what you want here. Attention to detail is their motto. Take my review as solid....

Thank Bob Y
Reviewed 27 December 2015

We had a great brunch here, which we paired with the unlimited 1-hr boozy brunch option. The waiter was attentive as was the manager who spoke with us at the end of our meal. Great flavors, great drinks, and overall a wonderful experience.

Thank intltraveler83
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

Right from the moment we entered we were really looked after. The atmosphere was brilliant, the food even better (would eat here regularly if I lived in NY) and the Jalapeño cocktail very enjoyable. Would recommend (especially the blackened cod main course).

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We went here for my wife's birthday and were seated at a private booth when we told them it was my wife's birthday. We were a walk in and had no reservation. The service here is exemplary with a manager, waiter and trainee attending you...More

Thank Yashasvy M
Reviewed 21 September 2015

The food is terrific. Very fresh and flavorful. Prices are very good. Very reasonably priced and good value for the money. The staff, led by Angel, is also very friendly and attentive.

Thank dwizard214
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Went to Yerba Buena for dinner during 2015 summer restaurant week. Received a very pleasant greeting from host and seated quickly. David was our waiter and he was very cordial and efficent. We chose the restaurant week dinner menu. Short rib tacos was excellent. And...More

Thank nyctraveler230
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experience today thanks to a mix of locally-owned
shops, cozy restaurants, and lively bars. The scale of
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Latin, Spanish, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-529-2919
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