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Calle Ocho

$$ - $$$Latin, Spanish,
45 W 81st St, New York City, NY 10024-6025
+1 212-873-5025
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Latin, Spanish, Central American, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
45 W 81st St, New York City, NY 10024-6025
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food and fabulous drinks! Handmade cocktails with fresh ingredients are served here. The sangria (both white and red) is outstanding. The food is very good as well. The salsa verde sauce is some of the best I've ever had. The service and wait staff...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday brunch with all you can drink Sangria - you get 4-5 different types of Sangria to choose from. The place gets very busy so worth calling in advance, though we managed to get a seat at the bar. Lating American food at Calle Ocho...More

Thank Andrey V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our favourite Latin American restaurant! Went there a year ago with my wife and son. Food was amazing, staff were extremely/genuinely friendly. Nice sangria, and the breadrolls were addictive! Can't go wrong with Calle Ochoa, strongly recommended. Had a wonderful night there and it is...More

Thank GuessTimatoR
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Several varieties of ceviche! It was as fresh and delicious as the varieties we sampled on the coast of South America. Good mix of Central and South American cuisine and cocktails. My husband had a pisco sour and I had a Caipirinha. We split a...More

Thank fpathdoc
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Great place to celebrate! Great food and great service. Yummy sangrias! Great location! Reservations over the phone were smooth and accommodating.

Thank Kasia C
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Went here for a Saturday brunch. Food was delicious, sangria was great, Servers were fun and overall experience was great. Highly recommend and suggest reservations.

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 31 January 2018

My husband and I went to Calle Ocho for restaurant week. After entering the hotel lobby and walking into the restaurant we knew we made a great choice. The decor is similar to hotels we've stayed at in tropical locations, so it made us feel...More

Thank CS1008
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Another visit and another great time at Calle Ocho. This is the best brunch in the city. The food is awesome and the non stop Sangrias are out of this word good. We tried every flavor of sangria and enjoyed them all. The Guacamole with...More

1  Thank OhioTexican
Reviewed 18 January 2018

I was expecting a rather bland Tex-Mex based on prior experience with Mexican food in NYC. Wow was I wrong. I very well done menu with a small but great selection of Cuban and other Latin style food ranging from Paella to classic steak and...More

Thank truetray
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We celebrated my husband's 50th birthday here. They were excellent, the party of 21 people was in a semi-private room and we were allowed to order A la carte which was a huge help since about 5 people in our group were vegetarians... they brought...More

Thank eerad
Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 80
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 W 81st St, New York City, NY 10024-6025
    (Between Columbus and Central Park West)
  • Public Transportation: 1 at 79th Street and Broadway and B & C at 81st Street and Central Park West.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-873-5025
  • E-mail
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