Babalu (CLOSED)

Restaurants, Latin American The Bronx
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Babalu (CLOSED)

Chef Alex Garcia (Calle Ocho) dishes out Pan-Latin plates at this 90-seat restaurant and lounge in the Bronx. The menu features street snacks, like tacos and chicharróns, and more refined dishes, such as paella and ceviche. DJs kick off weekend nights (Thu–Sat 11pm) with a mix of salsa, meringue, reggaetón and freestyle.


Venue name: Babalu (CLOSED)
Address: 3233 E Tremont Ave
New York

Cross street: between Waterbury and Whittemore Aves
Opening hours: Mon–Wed 5–11pm; Thu, Fri 5pm–4am; Sat 11am–4am; Sun 11am–11pm
Transport: Subway: 6 to Westchester Sq–East Tremont Ave
Price: Average main course: $21. AmEx, Disc, MC, V
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The ambiance, decor and theme of the place is really great. Went there twice. The first time we made a reservation and had a great experience. The second time we didn't have a reservation and were placed in the middle of the restaurant in between the bar and other patrons. It was very uncomfortable having waiters passing by us and worrying about a hot meal falling on us. (staff did accommodate and moved us)The drinks are weak and the food is good but I've had better, I don't like the fact that your order does not come in an orderly manner. My husband got his rice and beans before he got his fish . We had to remind the staff to bring out the fish. It took about 10 more mins.