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El Quijote

226 W. 23rd St., New York, NY 10011 40.744389 -73.996427
nr. Seventh Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-929-1855 Send to Phone

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

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  • Reader Rating:

    7 out of 10

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Hours

Sun-Fri, noon-midnight; Sat, noon-1am

Nearby Subway Stops

1 at 23rd St.; C, E at 23rd St.

Prices

$17.95-$23.95

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Bar Scene
  • Good for Groups
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Profile

Dining at El Quijote is like taking a vacationone where you’ve wandered into an utter tourist trap. Kitschy décor  makes the place feel decidedly non-Manhattan; but unlike in other Disney-style destinations, a dollar here goes a fairly long way. Huge portions make it easy to get stuffed on paella and sangriathat is, if you can make your way through the packed front bar area to the even more packed dining room. Situated near other entertainments like Hunkmania, El Quijote makes for a perfect (and perfectly cheesy) bachelor/bachelorette/birthday plan.

Recommended Dishes

Paella valencia, $19.95; lobster in green sauce, $24.95

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