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Brasitas

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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APPETIZERS
$4.0
Brasitas Plantain Chips
First Serving is on the House
$11.0
Chorizo Colombiano
County Style Colombian Chorizo, Basil Stewed Butter Beans and Sofrito
$12.0
Pinchos de Churrasco
Skirt Steak Skewers, Crispy Yucca and Manchego Cake, Sun Dried Tomato-Chimichurri
$12.0
Empanadas Brasitas
Trio of Hand Rolled Empanadas, Chicken, Pork, and Sirloin, Creamy Guajillo Aioli
$13.0
Ceviche Brasitas
Shrimp and Calamari Ceviche "Cooked" in Citrus Juices, Cilantro, Tomato, Red Onion, Jalapeno Pepper and Avocado
P/A
Coca del Dia
Spanish Style Flatbread of the Day
$13.0
Coca de Gambas al Ajillo
Spanish Style Flatbread, Olive Oil and Garlic Braised Shrimp, Oven Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, Manchego Cheese, Parsley Aioli
$8.0
Sopa de Frijoles Negros
Cuban Black Bean Soup, Onios-Cilanto and Peppers Relish, Crema Fresca
$11.0
Arepas con Pollo
Sweet Corn and Fresh Cheese Griddle Cakes, topped with Seasoned Shredded Chicken, Sofrito, Guacamole and Creme Fraiche
$13.0
Mejillones con Linguica
Steamed Prince Edward Island Mussles, Smoked Linguica, Guindilla Chile, Saffron and Albarino Broth, Grilled Sourdough
SALADS
$11.0
Ensalada de la Casa
Baby Greens, Sevilla Orange, Shaved Fennel, Pumpkin Seeds, Goat Cheese Croutons, Pomegranate Vinaigrette
$13.0
Ensalada con Remolacha
Roasted Beets, Garrotxa Cheese, Apple, Pistachio Picada, Greens, Ferez Vinaigrette
$11.0
Ensalada con Aguacate
Hass Avocado, Cherry Tomatoes, English Cucumber, French Fetta Cheese, Mixed Greens, Preserved Lemon and Oregano Dressing
FROM THE SEA
$25.0
Camarones al Ajillo
Sauteed Prawns in a Garlic Confit and Tomato Fondue, Verdejo Bouillabraissse, Saffron Rice and Wilted Spinach
$26.0
Filete de Lubina
Pan Seared Branzino, Pesto Ristoo, Avocado-Grilled Corn Relish, Roasted Pepper-Smoked Chile and Fennel Sauce
$27.0
Pargo Rojo Frito
Citrus Mojo Marinated Fried Whole Red Snapper, Organic Greens, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Avocado Salad, Oregano-Lemon Vinaigrette and Tostones
$27.0
Mariscada Caribena
Caribean Style Stew, Clams, Mussels, Calamari, Shrimp and Fish Filet, stewed in Coconut Milk-Saffron and Lobster Broth with White Jasmine Rice
$26.0
Salmon a la Plancha
Plancha Seared Atlantic Salmon, Moro Rice, Guacamole, Charred Poblano Cream Sauce with Fresh Cabbage-Citrus Slaw
$28.0
Jambalaya
Caribbean-Spanish Creole Spices Seasoned Rice, Shrimp, Chicken, and Andouille Sausage in a Crawfish-Tomato Sofrito
FROM THE LAND
$25.0
Lomito de Cerdo al Mojo
Mojo Marinated Pork Tenderloin with Chimichurri, Over Mango-Black Beans-Cilanto-Yuzu and Ginger Oil Relish with Manchego and Yucca Cake, Black Peppercorn - Mango Glaze
$26.0
Bistec "a Caballo"
Black Angus Grilled Skirt Steak, Fried Organic Egg, Fingerling Potatoes, Sofrito, White Jasmine Rice, Black Beans, Sweet Plantains
$28.0
Churrasco Gaucho
Prime Grass Fed Sterling Silver Steak, Chimichurri, Grilled Asparagus, Roasted Mushrooms and Fingerling Potatoes
$25.0
Carne Asada
Prime Hanger Steak, Yucca and Chorizo a la Brava, Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Cremini Mushrooms, Spanish Romesco Sauce
$26.0
Costillas de Res
Albarino and Herbs Braised Beef Short Ribs, Manchego Risotto, Oven Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, Zucchini and English Peas
POULTRY
$25.0
Pollo Caribeno al Curry
Sauteed Chicken, Coconut-Curry Sauce, Chilean Raisins, Shaved Celery, Yellow Jasmine Rice, Black Beans, Sweet Plantains
$26.0
Pollo al Ajillo
Organic Pan Roasted Wellington Chicken, Cremini Mushrooms, Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Fingerling Potatoes, Garlic Confit-Aged Solera and Chicken Au Jus.
$28.0
Chaufa de Pato
Crispy Half Duck, Fried Quail Eggs, Purple Peruvian Chaufa Rice, Rocoto-Tamarind Glaze
SIDE DISHES
$4.5
White or Yellow Jasmine Rice
$4.5
Black Beans
$4.5
Tostones
$4.5
Sliced Avocado
$4.5
Roasted Mushrooms and Asparagus
$7.0
Guacamole
$4.5
Arroz Moro
$4.5
Sweet Plantains
$4.5
Yuca and Manchego Cake
$4.5
Wilted Spinach
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Latin, Spanish
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews plantain chips ceviche saffron rice bistec arroz con pollo arepas steak black beans flan branzino chicken latin food pico de gallo valet parking great cocktails delicious food recommend this restaurant
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Yes, not everything in Stamford is a chain and probably that's why I love my time living in this little town. A big number of restaurants are a local business and you can be surprised and pleased. Brasitas is a cozy, friendly, original cook and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank esleslieaguirre
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just for the records I'm not a fan of South American food or Mexican. With that said this place brings it to a whole different level. Just like everyone said, their plantain chips are great but what's more amazing is their salsa - and I...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank xx017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No parking.long Wating time .small portion spence.loud. no too friendly. Clean I thing I will not go back there

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Miguel A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a fantastic steak there - cooked at the point. My colleagues also were very satisfied with their food. Service for re-ordering beer was a bit slow. So not the top rating

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank B5073YGrobertm
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Nice Pisco Sours, delicious plantain chips, excellent small plates and flatbreads, good service and nice ambiance. Recommended.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Barun C
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Popular place and quite busy for Sunday at 12:30. We chose breakfast/lunch along with tres leches and flan for dessert. All yummy!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ELLlady
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Food was fantastic and service even better! Lively decore and great drinks! Love this place! Parking can be difficult but staff willing to help.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank A A
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Went with a group of 6 for a friends birthday. I ordered the mule from their drink menu and was not impressed at all. I don’t think they added any Tito’s as the menu stated. Glass was small and price was geared towards NYC. My...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tatro11
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The environment and the food are fantastic. The service impeccable and the overall experience is very pleasing.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank davidcaravella13
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Had dinner there on Saturday night, it was fantastic. My wife and I both loved every bite! The menu is creative, the food was beautifully presented, and the flavors were just amazing. We dine out often, and it's hard to blow us away anymore, but...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank scintosteven
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May 24, 2016|
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Response from Laben J | Reviewed this property |
Not close by foot but close to downtown Stamford where one could find many places for drinks and music maybe about 2 miles.
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