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El Viejo Yayo

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

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Official Website

elviejoyayo.com

Prices

$12-$36

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Breakfast
  • Brunch - Daily
  • Delivery
  • Good for Groups
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Profile

There are burgers and Italian dishes here but the kitchen focuses squarely on Dominican entrées. Chicken stew is sturdy and satisfying, marinated for hours, cooked with potatoes, celery, and tomatoes, and served with a mountainous side of yellow rice and beans. Pounded flank steaks are simply seasoned with black pepper and fried onions, and a pile of tender, shredded pernil is pulled straight from the whole-roast pig. It’s not unusual to feel stuffed without having made a significant dent in your meal. For a less crowded but equally tasty venture, breakfast features heart-stoppingly thick pancakes, strong coffee, and slabs of fried cheese.

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