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Guantanamera

939 8th Ave, Between West 55th and West 56th Streets, New York City, NY 10019-4264
+1 212-262-5354
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
939 8th Ave, Between West 55th and West 56th Streets, New York City, NY 10019-4264
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went here on a Saturday night to hear the band play. It was a bit of a wait, as the restaurant is not very large, but that was to be expected. Definitely make reservations if you are going when there is live music or...More

Thank nessren13
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent food and good service. Service is usually fast. We have been to this restaurant almost every visit to NYC and always look forward to returning. The noise in the place can be loud in the back if there is live music.

Thank Jeffrey H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the food and live music. Will definitely go back next time. Recommend for relaxed dinner with friends.

Thank Martha S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I ate here on our recent visit to New York City. It was busy, noisy, colorful (love the wall paintings!), cozy - great atmosphere on a Saturday night. Food was delicious too. I had Pollo al Coco - chicken breast with coconut...More

Thank Marian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend wanted some hispanic food for his birthday so we ended up going here and have to say the food was really good. He ordered the Guantanamera chicken and I have the garlic shrimp with over rice. When I asked for the check I...More

Thank Tania O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is located in the Hell’s Kitchen area of New York City. It was my first visit to this establishment and I loved the food. I wasn’t sure what to order and my waiter was very helpful. He recommended the Pollo Guantanamera. It was...More

Thank Jim F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted something different, that we can't find back home and they have it. We started with an appetizer of Tostones Rellenos; plantain with shrimp, split between two it was fine. My wife had Paella Marinera, yellow rice with a great mix of seafood; she's...More

Thank KKGriz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere with live music. Food was ok but the owners did a great job of making us feel welcome and we were seated quickly. They make the most of a small space.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed April 15, 2018

We had a lovely evening here. The place serves the best Mojito I have ever tasted, the food is good and not too spicy, the live Cuban music and singing were lovely. Great atmosphere, moderate prices.

Thank Amirflg
Reviewed April 9, 2018

We ate here prior to attending a show. Food was all quite good, as were the cocktails. We did note that as the tables filled, the service began to slow and become non-existent. We had to flag down staff for drink refills, to order dessert,...More

Thank Terryyk
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BahamaMamaJama
April 22, 2018|
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Response from David P | Reviewed this property |
Closes at 12:00/Friday and Saturday 1:00
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March 18, 2018|
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Response from odh2014 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do.
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May 27, 2017|
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Not far at all 10 min walk.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Saturday
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 939 8th Ave, Between West 55th and West 56th Streets, New York City, NY 10019-4264
    (Between 55th and 56th Streets)
  • Public Transportation: A,C,B,D,1 at 59th St/Columbus Circle, N,R,Q,W at 57th St
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-262-5354
  • E-mail
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