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Berimbau

43 Carmine St., New York, NY 10014 40.729973 -74.003659
nr. Bedford St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-242-2606 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Brazilian, Latin American, South American
  • Price Range: $$$

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Official Website

berimbaunyc.com

Hours

Sun-Wed, 11:30am-10pm; Thu-Sat, 11:30am-11pm

Nearby Subway Stops

1 at Houston St.; A, B, C, D, E, F, M at W. 4th St.-Washington Sq.

Prices

$16.95-$23.95

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Business Lunch
  • Delivery
  • Good for Groups
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out
  • Online Reservation

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Recommended

Delivery Area

Carmine St. to 14th St., Sixth Ave. to Hudson St.

Profile

In a city where Brazilian cuisine is often equated with meat-heavy rodízio, Berimbau is a pioneer: a neighborhood spot with a small, focused menu of traditional Brazilian dishes presented in a contemporary setting. Named after a musical bow that’s used in capoeira, the restaurant specializes in dishes from Minas Gerais, a region known for its stellar cuisine and the home of chef Carlos Inacio. Menu items include a generous portion of roasted pork ribs in a homemade barbeque sauce, and moqueca a baiana, a seafood stew that comes studded with shrimp, squid, and chunks of fish. Don’t leave without trying the fried yucca paired with an addictive cilantro dipping sauce or the pão de queijo, two-bite rolls made of cassava flour and stuffed with cheese. There’s a full bar, but most go straight for the caipirinhas, which come in passion fruit, strawberry, coconut, or mango versions in addition to the standard lime.

Happy Hour

Show up before 6 p.m. and the potent caipirinhas are just $6.

Recommended Dishes

Calabresa, $9.95; prato, $17.95; moqueca a baiana, $22.95; passion fruit mousse, $8

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