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Flor de Sol

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100 10th Avenue, Corner 16th and 10th Avenue, New York City, NY 10013 (Franklin St. and Harrison St.)
+1 212-366-1640
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11:45 - 04:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Tue 11:45 - 00:00
Wed - Thu 11:45 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:45 - 04:00
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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158 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2014

Was so excited to go to a Spanish Tapas style place. Was very under wowed. It was so average, we ordered a bunch of items, and nothing stood out as really good, or of something of note.

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Thank BellaFella82
Atlanta, Georgia
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137 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2014

If you want a first time walk in impression, For de Sol is it. I used to go to the one in Tribeca, which had a medieval castle feel to it. The Chelsea location had deep reds and more of a Spanish moorish feel with large windows. To top all that, on Wednesdays, they have live Flamenco music with dancers.... More 

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Thank Liz N
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014 via mobile

This was a fun place with good Tapas and fun Music . Great atmosphere ! Had a good time with friends

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Thank Francisco M
Whitehorse, Canada
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

i went here are few years ago and am still thinking about the great cocktails, the wonderful food with the great flavours. the owner kevin is great. you can tell the place is a labour of love because of the decor and the whole thing just comes together. a place to gather to share stories, food and good times.

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Thank auntieolo
New York City, New York
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

Been here once before and the food was good, and so was the service. Today, it wasn't crowded, and we were completely ignored. It's a shame, as it is a pretty good place, in a great area. I might give it another chance. But the service better improve.

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Thank cbaquerizo
West Lafayette, IN
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2014

Awesome food, very expensive but it's NYC. The guacamole with plantain chips was excellent. We also really enjoyed the white sangria. Conveniently located right by the Chelsea Market and the High Line.

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Thank Amy413
New York City, New York
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96 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2014

I celebrated my 40th birthday at Flor De Sol on Saturday, March 22, 2014. My guests and I had a great time. Jenny - the coordinator, was very professional from the time we starting planning and was actually there where I got to meet her for the very first time. She was lovely. They created personalized menus and seated us... More 

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Thank Jasmine R
Spring Lake, New Jersey
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2013

It isn't always easy to please a party of 8! Starting with an amazing waiter that offered useful suggestions to first-time tapas eaters, the music was energizing and set the perfect mood for a cozy setting! Everything was delicious, the guacamole was incredible and the calamari and polpo with black rice was so good! The best part was having different... More 

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Thank Angela K G
Santa Monica, California
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183 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2013 via mobile

We go to Spain a lot and although we're not experts we know a fake Spanish restaurant when we see one. This place was wonderful, the best black rice we've ever had (it was black and tasty not grey and bland!). The tapas were all good (tapas sized not appetisers), the service was very good and on a Monday night... More 

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Thank multitrips
New Jersey
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316 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2013 via mobile

Located at 16th street entrance to the High Line. Tasty tapas (we especially liked the albondigas, calamari and short ribs) and sandwiches. But good luck getting the right order or getting your glass refilled. The wait staff were nowhere to be found. We even had to walk up to the front desk to ask for the check. To add insult... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Cuisine
Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:45 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:45 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:45 - 01:00
Thursday
11:45 - 01:00
Friday
11:45 - 04:00
Saturday
11:45 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 10th Avenue, Corner 16th and 10th Avenue, New York City, NY 10013
    (Franklin St. and Harrison St.)
  • Public Transportation: 1,9 to Franklin, M20 to Chambers Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-366-1640
Description
Chef Frank Castro serves nostalgic dishes with his deft culinary signature as well as modern creative interpretations of Spanish cuisine. We have an extensive tapas menu and also serve a full service dinner. One of our signature dishes is the Paella Valenciana - lobster, scallops, mussels, clams, chicken, shrimp, and Spanish sausages with saffron rice. Pair this savory dish with one of the wines from our carefully selected list or with our famous secret-recipe sangria. The decor is reminiscent of a baroque Spanish castle and brings to mind stories of unrequited gothic romances - intimate, sexy and candlelit with an air of mystery. Flor de Sol features live entertainment on Wednesdays from 7:30pm to 10:30pm.

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Chelsea
Home to hundreds of art galleries, beautiful brownstones, and one of New York’s newest and most popular attractions, Chelsea is one of the city’s jewels when it comes to neighbourhood life. The contemporary art scene is an integral part of the neighbourhood’s identity, with gallery openings almost every night of the week and countless exhibits to explore. As a longtime hub of gay culture in New York City, it’s also a diverse district with a vibrant nightlife scene. The opening of the High Line, an abandoned elevated train track transformed into a world-class pedestrian park, gave this neighbourhood new life as a tourist destination. The High Line provides visitors with a tranquil, elevated space with incomparable views, providing an unparalleled way to experience the city.
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