Favela Cubana

Restaurants, Cuban Greenwich Village
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Favela Cubana
Favela Cubana

The sounds and flavors of Brazil and Cuba unite at this recent Greenwich Village addition. Diners can perch on repurposed conga drums at the bar, and sip from an extensive menu of caipirinhas and mojitos—one version swaps orange and basil for the traditional lime and mint combination. Dig into binational dishes such as ropa vieja (braised beef with olives, onions and peppers). A small stage in the back hosts live musicians playing in styles such as forró and pagode.


Venue name: Favela Cubana
Address: 543 La Guardia Pl
New York
Cross street: between Bleecker and W 3rd Sts
Opening hours: Mon–Thu, Sun 8am–midnight; Fri, Sat 8am–2am
Transport: Subway: A, C, E, B, D, F, M to W 4th St
Price: Average main course: $18. Cash only
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Moriah S

This is one of those places on Laguardia St that I always walk by and say "Oh this place is so close to the park, we should go here." Finally went! We got the chorizo croquettes, the cod fish cakes and the ropa vieja (pulled skirt steak) and everything was good! The combo of Brazilian and Cuban flavors is really fun and they have a pretty substantial outdoor seating area if you want to grab a quick bite after the park.