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El Presidente Restaurant

3938 Broadway, New York City, NY 10032-1544
+1 212-927-7011
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good40%
  • Average30%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
18 Jun 2018
“Excellent food”
7 Dec 2016
“Terrific arroz con pollo”
Open Now
12:00 am - 11:59 pm Hours
Latin, Spanish, Mexican, Caribbean
3938 Broadway, New York City, NY 10032-1544
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Unfortunately this place has closed so do not go here. I was unpleasantly surprised. Had eaten there a number of times and everything was good. I think they lost their lease.

Thank loa076
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Was in Washington Heights for a event at Columbia. Got the famous (and best) arroz con pollo. It's freshly made per order with vegetables, chorizo and small pieces of chicken with bones. It was terrific.

1  Thank DrKatieRN
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Presidente Makes one of the most delicious Dominican Breakfast , the traditional Mangu which consists of Smashed Green Plantains, Fried Eggs, Cheese , and Salami on the side. This is only one their many exquisite dishes. The staff is always very helpful, when it gets...More

Thank brailinrtapia
Reviewed 26 May 2016

I have been going to this restaurant for more than a decade, why? because I like good dominican food, including juices like batida made with papaya and milk, love their coffee but particularly because I really enjoy their soups, which in my mind separated them...More

Thank 765gladysm
Reviewed 30 April 2016

$3.99 will buy you a ham/cheese omelette, two slices of toast, home fries, coffee and OJ. A waitress will serve you, with a smile, and the food will just take a few minutes and arrive hot, freshly prepared. And it's completely delicious! I can't say...More

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here for over 20 years. Classic Dominican food - chicken and rice, tostones, tropical juices. The interior isn't fancy, and the staff usually moves at a relaxed Dominican pace. But the food is always solid, and the cafe con leche is to...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 4 July 2015

As soon as you arrive, you realize this will be good. Pitchers of various margs, loads of guacamole, lots of tacos and great friendly authentic service. Definitely go - need a reserve.

Thank repeteOttawa_Canada
Reviewed 10 June 2015

Recommended by a friend, but on the day we called in the regular chef must have had a day off. The only good thing about the dishes we ordered was the amount of food piled up on the plate. Service was minimal, and since our...More

Thank Krakonosh
Reviewed 7 January 2015

This is a no nonsense place with good little taco snacks and related stuff. Make a good Guacamole. Draft Mexican beer.

Thank Volker H
Reviewed 6 January 2015

El Presidente is frequented by locals in Washington Heights in Upper Manhattan. It serves great Latino food, specializing in Dominican fare. Spanish is largely spoken here. Food is available for take out. The arroz con pollo is delicious and reasonably priced at > $14 for...More

1  Thank DrKatieRN
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3938 Broadway, New York City, NY 10032-1544
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Washington Heights
  • Neighbourhood: Washington Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 212-927-7011
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