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Luzia's

429 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10024 40.78409 -73.97758
nr. 80th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-595-2000 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Portuguese
  • Price Range: $$$

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Nearby Subway Stops

1 at 79th St.; B, C at 81st St.-Museum of Natural History

Prices

$13.95-$29.95

Payment Methods

American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Delivery
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Recommended

Delivery Area

70th St. to 90th St, Central Park West to Riverside Dr.

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This venue is closed.

The main fish here is cod with potatoes instead of lox with bagels, but in some ways Luzia's is less Portuguese than old-school Upper West Side. That means that diners come in more for the homey, neighborhood feel than for the food. A warm welcome livens up decent renditions of Portuguese standards, like Caldo Verde soup and a paella almost as big as its mother country. The food also gets a helping hand from an unusual and tasty wine list, which features strikingly different flavors from all over Portugal. If you don't know the Douro region from the Dão, just ask the friendly owners, a half Portuguese, half New Yorkese couple. Stop by on weekends for a brunch that represents both halves of the marriage, with lox finally putting in an appearance alongside the chorizo.

Extra

Luzia'a now serve 75 different tapas.

Recommended Dishes

Grilled sardines, $18.95; authentic paella, $22.95; homemade rice pudding, $5

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