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Camaradas El Barrio

2241 First Ave., New York, NY 10029 40.795431 -73.935856
nr. 115th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-348-2703 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Latin American
  • Price Range: $$

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Official Website

camaradaselbarrio.com

Hours

Mon-Wed, 3pm-1am; Thu-Sat, 3pm-3:30am; Sun, 3pm-10pm

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at 116th St.

Prices

$7-$13

Payment Methods

Cash Only

Special Features

  • Bar Scene
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Live Music
  • Singles Scene
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only

Reservations

Not Accepted

Profile

Camaradas takes its working-class view of comraderie seriously. Rough-hewn wood, corrugated metal, bare brick, and bare bulbs constitute the interior. The Puerto Rican / Pan-Latino cooking neither rises above bar food, nor truly aspires to. Panini-style churrasco skirt steak and Cuban sandwiches are serviceable; traditional mofongo is tarted up with red peppers and mashed into a wooden goblet. More emphasis is put on the beer list. There are bottles and drafts representing some dozen countries: Munich's Spaten, Brazil’s Xingou, Belgium’s Delirium. As the evening progresses, the scene gets raucous, with the mainly Nuyorican crowd joined by a smattering of next-generation Spanish Harlemites. In warm weather, the front windows open to the street, where customers spill out in response to some smoking-hot salsa music that’s inevitably turned up the heat.

Happy Hours

Weekdays from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. sangria pitchers are $15.

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