The city is filled with a variety of great places to eat. Whether you are interested in a delicious brunch menu or an eclectic blend of new flavors, New York City is the place to be. Yet, every now and again, the authentic taste of a classic latin American dish makes its way to our palette and creates a new favorite place to dine.
If you are an adventurous gourmand and seeking classic latin cuisine at one of NYC's best restaurants, sink your teeth into savory delights at one of the best Latin restaurants on the Upper West Side, Calle Ocho!
Calle Ocho, which is conveniently located inside the Excelsior Hotel, offers exotic and zesty dishes that can be considered as the best of Latin fusion cuisine.
While the NYC Latin restaurant is a great place to dine for brunch or dinner goers, the sophisticated taste that is delivered in Calle Ocho's classic dishes are the best kept secret.
Here are a couple of must-have authenthic, Latin fusion cuisine dishes on the menu:
Camarones- Puerto Rican Rum Glazed Shrimp, Crispy Onion, Avocado Salad ($14)
Datiles- Bacon Wrapped Almond Stuffed Dates, Hearts of Palm, Cabrales ($12)
Lubina- Grilled Sea Bass, Garlic Spinach, Roasted Potatoes, Cumin Vinaigrette ($28)
Pato- Duck Two Ways, Lentil-Sweet Plantain Salad, Valencia Orange Sauce ($26)
Paella- Lobster, Muscles, Clamp, Shrimp, Chorizo, Chicken, Valencia Rice, Tomato-Calamari Salad ($32)
To pair with your dinner dishes, you may also want to try classic dessert offerings including: Cocos and Cubanito. Dinner or dessert can also be elevated with the unique flavor of classic drink such as the Pasion Daiquiri, or a Classic Mohito at Calle Ocho.
The delicate preparation of rich Latin fusion cuisine flavors are a creative addition to the full dining experience. Each dinner or brunch menu specialty dish at Calle Ocho is also complemented by the exceptional service from the staff, catering to a memorable evening for all dinner guests.
For more information about the dinning experience at Calle Ocho or fun and classic Latin food dishes to try, visit Calle Ocho on the Upper West Side.