Poco is a loud, crowded, and fun spot for party time brunch. Thirty dollars will get you an entree, plus unlimited mimosas, Bloody Marys, and sangria. You probably aren’t coming here for the food, but the Latin twists on brunch basics will get the job done. Take note: it’s cash only.
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Avant Garden is a tiny vegan restaurant putting out some excellent, and very original food. You won’t find any veggie burgers here.
A local Infatuation mainstay, Esperanto’s got that little something special that that’s kept it in heavy rotation since before Ave. C was cool.
886 is a casual Taiwanese restaurant on St. Mark’s in the East Village. It’s good for a fun and affordable group dinner.
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Caracas Arepa Bar
Caracas takes pride in serving the most authentic Venezuelan food in the city. Who are we to disagree? This is by far and away the best Venezuelan restaurant we’ve been to. It’s also the only Venezuelan place we’ve been to.
My Cuban Spot
My Cuban Spot is a takeout window in Gowanus that serves really good rice bowls and some of the best sandwiches in Brooklyn.
Pokito is a tiny bar/restaurant near the Williamsburg bridge serving Asian-Latin mashup food in a highly casual (but still vibey) space.
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