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Cabalito

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13 Essex St., New York, NY 10002 40.715183 -73.990259
nr. Hester St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-456-7899 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Latin American
  • Price Range: $

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Official Website

cabalitonyc.com

Nearby Subway Stops

F at East Broadway; F, J, M, Z at Delancey St.-Essex St.

Prices

Pupusas $3-$3.75

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Lunch
  • Take-Out
  • Reservations Not Required

Alcohol

  • No Alcohol

Reservations

Not Accepted

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This venue is closed.

The stuffed Salvadoran masa pucks called pupusas can be found in Latino enclaves throughout the boroughs, but made their move into mainstream foodie culture via Red Hook Ball Fields vendor Solber Pupusas. Now lower Manhattan has its own dedicated pupuseria, a tiny shop where toothpick flags inserted into the corn cakes indicate their fillings, which include, among other things, chicken; beef; the Central American flower bud named loroco; and revueltas, a traditional mix of mozzarella, refried beans, and chicharrones. Your pupusa arrives piping hot and way too sturdy to submit to plastic cutlery, so do as the pros do top it with salsa and the fermented-cabbage salad curtido, and use your hands.

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