Brothers José and Giovanni Ventura (Calle Ocho), GM and chef respectively, showcase Latin American fare at this 90-seat canteen. Perch at the copper-topped bar, which is stocked with 20 varities of rum and ten organic wines, and swig a Watermelon Cooler Mojito (Brugal rum and fresh basil, plus lemon, lime and watermelon juices), or settle into one of the wood tables for a full meal. The menu features hearty plates—with an emphasis on their mother's Puerto Rican dishes—like chicharrón de pollo (adobo-marinated chicken), mofonguitos (crispy green plantains mashed with citron and aioli) and asopao de langosta (Puerto Rican gumbo made with lobster and fried plantains).
|Venue name:||Casa Ventura (CLOSED)||Contact:|
210 Seventh Ave
|Cross street:||at 3rd St|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Thu 5-10pm, Fri 5–11pm, Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 11am-10pm|
|Transport:||Subway: F, G to Seventh Ave|
|Price:||Average main course: $15. AmEx, Disc, MC, V|
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