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Bar Jamón

125 E. 17th St., New York, NY 10003 40.735901 -73.987354
at Irving Pl.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-253-2773 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Spanish/Tapas
  • Price Range: $$

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    7 out of 10

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Official Website

casamononyc.com

Hours

Mon-Fri, 5pm-2am; Sat-Sun, 2pm-2am

Nearby Subway Stops

4, 5, 6, L, N, Q, R at 14th St.-Union Sq.

Prices

$3-$15

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Bar Scene
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Hot Spot
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Lunch
  • Notable Chef
  • Reservations Not Required

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only

Reservations

Not Accepted

Profile

There are veal-calf pens more spacious and forgiving than this tiny tapas bar's U-shaped dining hutch/torture chamber. A yogi master, a Romanian gymnast, and the Human Pretzel from Ripley's Believe It or Not! would find it difficult to sup here simultaneously. It doesn't help matters that the baying young crowd is territorially aggressive like junkyard dogs. But the food, if you can find a place to put it, is terrific—more traditional and less expensive than Casa Mono next door. Especially the chorizo with piquillos and the ham bocadito. If you go off-hours—right before the 1:30 a.m. last call, or on a weekend afternoon—you lessen your chances of being jabbed in the ribs or poked in the eye.

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