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La Palapa

77 St. Marks Pl., New York, NY 10003 40.727812 -73.985734
nr. First Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-777-2537 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Price Range: $$

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    7 out of 10

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Official Website

lapalapa.com

Hours

Mon-Fri, noon-midnight; Sat-Sun, 11am-midnight

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at Astor Pl.; L at First Ave.; F at Second Ave.

Prices

$18-$22

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Delivery
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Take-Out
  • Teen Appeal
  • Catering

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Recommended

Delivery Area

Houston St. to 14th St., Ave. C to University Pl.

Profile

The chef at this friendly East Village oasis grew up in Mexico, under the culinary spell of cookbook author and avid gardener Diana Kennedy. That might account for the menu's reliance on fresh herbs, and its creativity. Rices are flavored with tomato, saffron, and tomatillo; moles, concocted from sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, and guajillo chiles. The skirt steak soaks up its tequila marinade, cactus comes in a casserole, and chiles rellenos float in tomato broth.

Brunch

Sat.—Sun., 11a.m.—5p.m.

Recommended Dishes

Chile relleno, $18; grilled skirt steak, $22

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