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MICHELIN Guide 2020

Bacaro

  • 136 Division St., New York, 10002
  • 25 - 50 USD • Italian
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MICHELIN Guide 2020

Bacaro

  • 136 Division St., New York
  • 25 - 50 USD • Italian
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Heavy iron candelabras, crumbling stone walls and communal wooden tables lend a sultry vibe to this underground labyrinth, named for a Venetian bacaro (or counter for casual grazing of snacks and wine). The first floor’s marble-topped bar beckons for small bites and a glass of wine, while nooks beneath those low stone ceilings in the downstairs dining room call for a romantic evening over candlelight. Crafted by Frank DeCarlo, the same chef/owner of Peasant in Nolita, Bacaro’s menu focuses on Northern Italian cuisine with an eye toward polenta and seafood. Insalata di granchio, fresh crab set atop a delicately fried polenta cake, is triumphant. For dessert, the velvety flourless chocolate cake topped with dried apricots, is as decadent as the setting.

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  • The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal
  • ò Comfortable. Our most delightful places

Facilities & Services

  • T Air conditioning
  • E Establishment totally or partly reserved for non-smokers
  • { Private dining rooms

Information

+1 212-941-5060
Opening hours
Closed: Monday, Tuesday-Sunday lunch

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