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3938 Broadway, New York City, NY 10032-1544
+1 212-927-7011
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00:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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Bronx, New York
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Presidente Makes one of the most delicious Dominican Breakfast , the traditional Mangu which consists of Smashed Green Plantains, Fried Eggs, Cheese , and Salami on the side. This is only one their many exquisite dishes. The staff is always very helpful, when it gets busy the staff can get a bit overwhelmed but overall it's a very good restaurant... More 

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Miami, Florida
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

I have been going to this restaurant for more than a decade, why? because I like good dominican food, including juices like batida made with papaya and milk, love their coffee but particularly because I really enjoy their soups, which in my mind separated them from all the dominican restaurants in the neighborhood. However, last week I went with my... More 

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West Orange, New Jersey
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93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

$3.99 will buy you a ham/cheese omelette, two slices of toast, home fries, coffee and OJ. A waitress will serve you, with a smile, and the food will just take a few minutes and arrive hot, freshly prepared. And it's completely delicious! I can't say anymore other than you should come here!

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Thank Susan F
Asheville, North Carolina
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169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here for over 20 years. Classic Dominican food - chicken and rice, tostones, tropical juices. The interior isn't fancy, and the staff usually moves at a relaxed Dominican pace. But the food is always solid, and the cafe con leche is to die for...

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ottawa, canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

As soon as you arrive, you realize this will be good. Pitchers of various margs, loads of guacamole, lots of tacos and great friendly authentic service. Definitely go - need a reserve.

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Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015

Recommended by a friend, but on the day we called in the regular chef must have had a day off. The only good thing about the dishes we ordered was the amount of food piled up on the plate. Service was minimal, and since our Spanish was non existent, we were rather disadvantaged in communicating with the waitresses who automatically... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

This is a no nonsense place with good little taco snacks and related stuff. Make a good Guacamole. Draft Mexican beer.

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Thank Volker H
NYC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

El Presidente is frequented by locals in Washington Heights in Upper Manhattan. It serves great Latino food, specializing in Dominican fare. Spanish is largely spoken here. Food is available for take out. The arroz con pollo is delicious and reasonably priced at > $14 for a dinner. There are lunch specials. It's convenient to Columbia's Children's Hospital.

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NYC
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2014

This is a neighborhood restaurant in the heart of Washington Heights, across from Columbia Children's Hospital. They specialize in Latin food. Whenever I'm in the neighborhood, I get their arroz con pollo. It is so flavorful and absolutely delicious. They have a broad menu. The place is very busy with neighborhood residents at lunch and dinner. Service is fair. Spanish... More 

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Breckenridge, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2014

Tucked in a small location, this turned out to be a great little restaurant. Chicken taco plate was a bit too salty, but the beef taco plate was fantastic. Margaritas were great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3938 Broadway, New York City, NY 10032-1544
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
  • Phone Number: +1 212-927-7011

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?