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Yerba Buena

23 Ave. A, New York, NY, 10009
nr. 2nd St.
212-529-2919

Avg. Rating

5
Food: 5
Service: 6
Décor: 5
"Mixed Reviews"

Average Reader Rating on a Scale of 10.

57% would go back.

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Great Find

By pkennedy on 3/15/2015

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 9
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 9
  • Yes, I would go back!

Our party of 4 showed up on the early side on a Saturday night in March 2015. We had no reservation, but were met warmly. The host requested that we come back in a half hour, as they were cleaning up from brunch. They took our name. When we came back, a table was waiting. We had a wonderful time. Interesting Latino fusion menu and drinks and wine choices. (The wines appeared to be carefully thought-out, and the Malbec offering, which I ordered, was quite good.) Great, attentive service. Cool decor. The shaker from the bar area was going non-stop, adding to the festiveness of the place. We all took cards on the way out, planning to come back in the future. The manager or perhaps owner or perhaps both made a point of thanking us for our business on the way out.

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5 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

The Place is a Dump

By fredex228 on 4/22/2011

  • Overall Rating: 1
  • Food: 1
  • Service: 1
  • Décor: 1
  • No, I would not go back!

poor seating (we were by the kitchen) poor service, tiny portions, overpriced, good booze though! save your time and money, look elsewhere.

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67 out of 152 people found this review helpful.

Great service exceptional cocktails

By THENYCfoodie on 4/8/2011

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Food: 8
  • Service: 9
  • Décor: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

Enjoyed the food ..ceviche with choclo corn on the side,,fish tacos,,,calamari anazing.. Brazillian dish ...Moqueca WOW!! Then had this poquito picante cocktail! The flavors just burst in your mouth. Very warm and friendly staff..Management are very involved ,,,very rare to see that in todays service industry..Will be back!

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74 out of 149 people found this review helpful.

Hard to Pin this Place Down

By Ballyhaunis1 on 2/26/2011

  • Overall Rating: 7
  • Food: 7
  • Service: 8
  • Décor: 5
  • Yes, I would go back!

Really enjoyed the service and front of the house. Everyone was especially kind. The food was definitely good but some dishes more than others. Recommend the ceviche and ribeye. Not sure though if the quality of the food warrants the prices. Also, the space is a little cramped and it seems as though its not sure what type of place it wants to be. The decor and food are modern, but don't seem to fit the Alphabet City location.

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73 out of 145 people found this review helpful.

Unprofessional

By dbookman14 on 11/12/2010

  • Overall Rating: 1
  • Food: 1
  • Service: 1
  • Décor: 1
  • No, I would not go back!

I made a reservation for saturday night at 730 and they confirmed it. I then got a call back later in the day telling me that my reservation was no longer available. The manager who called me sounded like a broken record and was non-sensical in explaining why my reservation was no longer available. Very disappointed.

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72 out of 156 people found this review helpful.

NEVER AGAIN!

By Foodienumberone on 9/28/2009

  • Overall Rating: 1
  • Food: 1
  • Service: 1
  • Décor: 1
  • No, I would not go back!

DON’T GO! The hostess Laticia was disorganized and extremely rude to us. The food was mediocre at best and pricey. They don’t take reservations and the restaurant is small and cramped. I wouldn’t recommend anyone waste their time because you can certainly get better latin food in a city like New York. Once again…DON’T GO!

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61 out of 123 people found this review helpful.

Food and Service Amazing

By erasco on 3/13/2009

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I had a bunch of yummy appetizers and drinks and loved every single one. The staff was welcoming and friendly. The place is a bit small for large crowds but great for a date. Decor very elegant and romantic.

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73 out of 136 people found this review helpful.

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