Crustacean lovers will have a hard time locating a better, cheaper sopa de jaiba (crab soup (sopa de jaiba). A couple of beasties are quartered and dunked into a bowl of coconut-milk broth, and you pay only $8 for the thrill of extricating the meat from the shell and claws with your bare hands. You can warm up for your meal with baleadas ($3 for two), thick pancakelike tortillas folded over refried black beans, crumbled cheese and a dollop of creamcremea. They’re not on the menu, but the staff will be happy to make them for you.
|Venue name:||Honduras Maya (CLOSED)||Contact:|
587 Fifth Ave
|Cross street:||between Prospect Ave and 16th St|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Thu, Sun 10am–9pm; Fri, Sat 10am–11pm|
|Transport:||Subway: M, R to Prospect Ave|
|Price:||Average main course $8. Cash only|
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