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MICHELIN Guide 2019

Cata

  • Lower East Side
  • 25 - 50 USD
  • Spanish
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Blue plaid and jean-clad waiters set the casual tone for Cata, a downtown-cool restaurant with a long bar and glass case displaying the day’s seafood. Distressed mirrors, vaulted ceilings and iron accents fill the dark, cavernous space with a certain broody, old-world vibe. Long communal tables are ideal for groups lingering over small plates and an extensive list of gin-based cocktails. Nibbling should be the strategy here, starting with whole deviled eggs stuffed with tangy-sweet gribiche beneath a single fried oyster. Crispy bite-sized bombas filled with potato, Manchego and serrano sit in a nice, mildly spicy tomato sauce. And caramelized torrija with sorbet is likely to be one of the most enjoyable versions of French toast that you've ever had.

Distinction

The Plate • Fresh ingredients, carefully prepared: a good meal

Classification
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Comfortable. Our most delightful places

Price

25 - 50 USD

Services
  • 4 Notable cocktail list
  • a Wheelchair accessible
  • E Establishment totally or partly reserved for non-smokers

Cata

+1 212-505-2282
Opening hours
Dinner nightly

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