El Chivito d’Oro

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El Chivito d’Oro
Try not to faint as the server delivers the parrillada a tray piled high with grilled skirt steak, short ribs, sweetbreads, regular and blood sausages, veal loin and more—you’ll lose track after falling into a protein coma. Some of the cuts are a bit fatty and on the well-done side, but the overall quality is surprisingly high for the price: A single serving costs $19 and feeds three normal eaters; a double ($27) would feed a family of five. Remarkably, vegetarian dishes aren’t afterthoughts: enormous pasta plates, tortilla española of potatoes and eggs, and a huge portion of spinach pie stuffed with hard-boiled eggs is just $3.
Venue name: El Chivito d’Oro
Address: 84-02 37th Ave
Cross street: at 84th St
Opening hours: Mon–Thu, Sun 11am–1am; Fri, Sat 11am–2am
Transport: Subway: 7 to 82nd St–Jackson Hts
Price: Average main course: $13. AmEx, MC, V
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