Mamajuana Cafe

Restaurants, Latin American Inwood
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Mamajuana Cafe
Mamajuana Cafe - Inwood

Part-lounge, part-restaurant, part-outdoor party, Mamajuana Cafe is the unofficial meeting ground for Inwood’s glitterati. Tapas-style appetizers, like tender beef skewers accompanied by Cabrales fondue or a sweet plantain stuffed with delicious salt cod, and desserts, such as mousse-like coconut flan, fare better than hit-or-miss entrées (a perfectly cooked “brick-pressed” Cornish hen over yuca mash has just the right balance of sweet and savory, while a plantain-crusted salmon on a bed of artichoke hearts has no crust and little heart), but the generous portions won’t leave you hungry. Cocktails include the (reputedly) aphrodisiac Mamajuana shot (a Taino concoction of herbs, spices and roots mixed with rum, wine and honey).


Venue name: Mamajuana Cafe
Address: 247 Dyckman St
New York
Cross street: at Seaman Ave
Opening hours: Daily 6pm–midnight
Transport: Subway: 1 to Dyckman St
Price: Average main course $20; average small plate $10. AmEx, MC, V
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Karolyn A

I was here for a mini high school reunion. Everyone was happy with their food and drinks. After 12AM, they took away all the tables and everyone started dancing. We had hookah and drinks going all night. Great time!


Senor Magnifico

Mamajuana Cafe hosts one of the greatest brunches in NYC! On Sundays, they have a super hilarious drag show that will knock you off your chair after a few mimosas. Great food, good environment, and awesome service!