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Sa Aming Nayon

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201 First Ave. , New York, NY 10003 40.730288 -73.983552
nr. E. 12th St.   See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-388-0152 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Asian: Southeast
  • Price Range: $$

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Nearby Subway Stops

L at First Ave.; L at Third Ave.; 6 at Astor Pl.

Prices

$8-$15

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Breakfast
  • Brunch - Daily
  • Delivery
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Take-Out
  • Catering

Alcohol

  • No Alcohol

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This venue is closed.

Filipino might not be the best known cuisine to many New Yorkers, but this East Village spot with a friendly staff and lovely back garden is a good place to get to know the classics. Lumpiang Shanghai (spring rolls) are particularly excellent here, though another appetizer, shrimp-squash fritters, seemed to come with only one shrimp per piece. Chicken and pork adobo arrives drowned in a vinegary brown sauce that’s a little bit of an acquired taste (but a must-order, since it’s the country’s national dish).  Peanut buttery kare kare has a creamy blandness that’s punched up by the accompanying shrimp paste – this is a soupy dish meant to be eaten over rice (opt for a side of delicious garlic fried rice if you’ll have room for it on the table). And for dessert, halo halo is a preposterous sounding mash-up of ice cream, flan, purple yam, red beans, and tapioca – at $7.50, it’s worth ordering just to see if you can make a dent.

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