photo credit: Kenny Yang

El Nuevo Bohío review image

El Nuevo Bohío


791 E Tremont Ave, Bronx
View WebsiteEarn 3X Points

If you’re spending the whole day hanging out with anacondas, giraffes, and snow leopards at The Bronx Zoo, you’re going to get hungry at some point. Nearby El Nuevo Bohío has been around for decades in East Tremont, and it feels like most of the people who are constantly streaming in and out come to this Puerto Rican restaurant on a weekly basis. Start with the light ensalada de pulpo with a generous amount of big octopus chunks and crunchy onions and bell peppers. Follow that with the Combo 1, which comes with a pound of fatty and salty pernil with crackly skin, rice, beans, maduros, a salad, and a soda. The meal easily feeds three and is an incredible deal at $24. There’s no table service, so place your order at the counter and settle down in the large seating area filled with photos of famous baseball players like Pedro Martínez and José Altuve. You almost certainly won’t have room for dessert, so grab a tres leches from the dessert fridge on your way out.

Sign up for our newsletter.

Be the first to get expert restaurant recommendations for every situation right in your inbox.

By signing up, I agree to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Suggested Reading

Casa Adela review image
Casa Adela

This Puerto Rican restaurant is an East Village staple. Stop by for mofongo and pernil, and feel free to BYOB.

Black Rican Vegan review image

Black Rican Vegan is a Bronx-based delivery-only spot for vegan Puerto Rican food.

Chocobar Cortés review image

Chocobar Cortés is a restaurant in Mott Haven from a Puerto Rican chocolate company. Stop by for a unique sandwich or a cup of hot chocolate.

Zero Otto Nove review image

Zero Otto Nove is the go-to Italian spot on Arthur Avenue, and it works well for almost any situation.

Infatuation Logo
2023 © The Infatuation Inc. All Rights Reserved.


Get it on Google PlayDownload on the App Store