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La Caridad 78 Restaurant

Upper West Side
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2199 Broadway, New York City, NY 10024-6611
11:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Commack, New York
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was good. The food had good flavor. We had our doubts about this establishment when looking for a place to eat near the hotel we were staying at; the menu had many choices. The mix of Cuban and Asian cuisine works! The combo rice I tried was great. The meats cooked to near perfection without sacrificing taste. The... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Little whole in the wall but the food is great. Can be a little tight in the sitting area and at times can be noisy but the taste of the food is well worth it. We never feel we have visit New York City unless we stop at La Caridad.

Thank mhernandez103
Ithaca, New York
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536 reviews
357 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We headed to eat here because friends had been talking to us about the history of the Cuban-Chinese in the upper west side. Our dilemma was whether to select Cuban or Chinese from the menu. I stayed safe and chose what for me are Cantonese staples -- egg drop soup and egg foo yong -- though I selected the yellow... More 

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I haven't eaten here in years but had the opportunity yesterday afternoon to dine in and they did not disappoint. The oxtail was so tender, the pork chops were cooked to perfection, the sweet bananas were on point, the place is not fancy but the food more than makes up for it. The prices are fair and the food plentiful... More 

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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

La Caridad serves Cuban and Chinese food . The food here is awesome! Big menu with many interesting dishes. You get a lot for your money: huge portions for a low price. If you are ever in New York City, this is a great place to eat!

1 Thank Fdnbd
Esher, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

This seemed like a great idea . Something different. It was so bland in taste and service was awful.

Thank Erol H
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87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

First meal when we got to town. Spanish and Chinese food; interesting combination. All 3 of us enjoyed our meals. A lot of food and fair price.

Thank PS6
Vancouver, Washington
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Sure, the pork is great in everything here, but don't forget the soup. Nearly a meal by itself, and consistently great for thirty years.

1 Thank bac247
Islamabad, Pakistan
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311 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

We discovered this place by accident while walking towards our hotel at lunch time. The name doesn't sound Chinese but the food was authentic, fresh and very tasty. The staff and cooks are also Chinese. The service is swift (as is typical with restaurants serving this kind of food around the world). We liked the food so much that the... More 

1 Thank SaadSeeb
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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95 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

We were looking for some comfort food as it was a rainy day and this place didn't disappoint! Best Chinese-Cuban food in NY! We started with the wonton soup and the flavor was amazing--pork slices were huge! We then had the best pork spareribs---wow---the house special fried rice, fried sweet plantains and avocado salad. It was so, so good....and we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Chinese, Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2199 Broadway, New York City, NY 10024-6611
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: 212-74-2780

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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, which has been welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theatre performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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