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La Caridad 78 Restaurant

2199 Broadway, New York City, NY 10024-6611
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“wonton soup” (2 reviews)
“oxtail” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Chinese, Latin, Cuban
2199 Broadway, New York City, NY 10024-6611
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

It's not reall "fusion" Cuban and Chinese as claimed, just a menu with both kinds of food. At lunch there is a US$ 10 special, which includes a choice of meat, and a heaping serving of beans and rice. We had the Cuban pork and...More

Thank MannyG2000
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

EVERY time I visit NY I make it a point to visit this restaurant in Harlem. The food - there's no substitute or comparison when it comes to Spanish food. I am from Mass and I sometimes travel just because am craving this food. If...More

Thank Watermelon1525
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

A coworker took me here and has been going for 10+ yrs. I love Cuban and Chinese so had to try. The menu has so many options to fit whatever you want - from either type of food. I had he orange chicken combination from...More

Thank j_the_travelbug
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

I think the food is reasonably priced for NYC. I am disappointed the egg roll was more of a small spring roll for $2.50. Our waiter was super anxious to take our order (massive menu so we didn't know what to get immediately) but was...More

Thank LauraLazewski
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I am a New Yorker and remember when this was a great litlte hole in the wall with excellent Chinese Cuban food. Only taxi drivers, construction workers, Juilliard students would attend. It was great. Now, sad to say the food is bland and typical in...More

Thank Ichaso17
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Was nearby and came back to eat again...was seated immediately, service is quick as is the food. Loved the oxtail as always, wished they added more but delicious never the less. Nothing fancy here but just good food, never disappoints in the many times I...More

Thank S H
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

A must try if you come to new york The Pock chops were amazing they 2 for single $10 and fried rice $2 The chicken dish is very filling on the combination menu no. 17 Have at lunch very filling..😊

Reviewed 26 May 2017

It has the look and ambiance of a cheap diner that would cater to taxi drivers and construction workers (which is true) but the charming menu of Cuban and Chinese food is really pretty good. Read it carefully, since it's quite extensive. The place is...More

Thank DJKTraveler
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Got takeout from here, they have very fair portions and most come with yellow rice, black beans, and a vegetable. We had the pan seared chicken (get it!), General tso's, and orange chicken (both tasted very similarly but were delicious!) and the chicken lo mein....More

Thank Rest-and-Romance
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Just do it. Squeeze in. Talk loud. Eat fast. Repeat. And remember, in Manhattan, East is evil, West is best.

Thank HappyLeither
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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,
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Jerry P
19 September 2015|
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Response from basothebest | Reviewed this property |
I think they do steam but not grilled. But i'm not sure.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
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
  • E-mail
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