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245 Bowery, New York City, NY 10002-1201
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“tapas” (14 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Spanish, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
245 Bowery, New York City, NY 10002-1201
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Cata a couple of times. They alway serve great Spanish tapas. The food is excellent. Small tasty dishes. The price for the food is ok, but the wines are expensive. The restaurant is cozy and the service is good too.

Thank NilsLDK
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We are former Manhattan residents and were staying at PUBLIC Hotel on a brief visit back to the city. We walked right by CATA and were captivated by the simultaneously industrial and old-world look and feel of the restaurant. Once we sat down, not only...More

Thank CuriousOptimist
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Ambience: 5/5 Food: 4/5 Service: 1/5 from original waitress 5/5 from Joseph Price: 4/5 for what was on offer We had a table of 10 ppl on a saturday night. 8 of us shared meat tapas. 2 Veggos shared Veggie dishes. A couple of good...More

Thank BackChat11
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere and great food...but mainly great gin and tonic. Highly recommended for dinner when you are in town.

Thank Sigal S
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Paella is delicious, we also had to order two of the Quail eggs and chorizo because it was so yummy. A bit pricey of a place but worth it on occasion.

Thank Christine R
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Great food,great service,great atmosphere. I wish I took pictures of the food but once we seen the food we just started eating

Thank kimesha1112
Reviewed 5 January 2017

After eating at Salinas and being left very disappointed we weren't feeling very optimistic for a NY tapas experience... then we stumbled across Cata. We reserved a table here and didn't know what to expect... turns out it happened to be one of our best...More

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We love a good G&T and found this tapas bar by searching for a good place to enjoy a few drinks. Nice friendly service, drinks were great and the food was very fresh and delicious - oxtail empanadas and the lamb meatballs are a must....More

Thank 232sally
Reviewed 11 December 2016

it is very good tapas restaurant. We sampled a lot of dishes/ tapas, from mussels , gambas , pulpo although portions are not big they all were very good.

Thank Norma F
Reviewed 4 December 2016

The location is borderline lower east village and upper Chinatown, it must be a converted stables or something, a nice rustic feeling. We had a party of 6 and tried something like 13 different items, all of them were fantastic. Some highlights: - 2 type...More

Thank Marty E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:59 PM
5:30 PM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Bowery, New York City, NY 10002-1201
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
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