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Established in 2013, Chef Julian Hoyos opened his doors in East Harlem and is sharing his talent and love for food with the world. Cascalote Latin Bistro is a family owned and operated business serving delicious and beautifully plated meals made with love! Our intimate vibe will have you feeling right at home enjoying a delicious home made meal. Join us for happy hour and try our popular margaritas with a powerful kick.
We are a small restaurant dedicated to serving quality home cooked meals that are beautiful to look at. We treat everyone as family and appreciate the support from people all over the world that visit us. Make your reservation today and enjoy this experience at Cascalote.
Why didn't I find Cascalote sooner?! This cozy spot tucked away on 2nd has the best huevos rancheros and chilaquiles... read moreSara S.5/09/2018
My experience here was phenomenal! I was seated right away and immediately ordered the Coconut Margarita. It was blended perfectly... read moreAaliyah B.12/08/2018
Always amazing but even better after quarantine-- I feel super safe and the staff is always so hospitable and patient!... read moreTori C.7/30/2020
This place is incredible each and every time I go. The waitresses are super nice, the food is spectacular ... read moreNella N.10/26/2017
Cozy and nice. The staff is very friendly and knowledgable. The menu is short and easy. Great place to grab brunch without having... read moreLuis J8/23/2016
5 years later and still one of our favorite restaurants! Cascalote stayed open during the pandemic and was our weekly... read moreLauren S.7/05/2020
Outstanding family restaurant. Dad is the chef, daughter is the waitress, mom helps out...
Food is like an awesome Sunday dinner.... read moremelissa F.7/16/2019
Met a friend for brunch and decided to try dining more in East Harlem. Cozy & beautiful aromas, my first... read moreAshley W.2/18/2020
This for real is a gem for the neighborhood. I have come here twice, and had gotten the skirt steak... read moreTrista L.10/07/2017
I was craving Authentic Mexican food and came across this restaurant on Yelp. I was happy that it had an... read moreMaggie V.10/06/2019
I love pancakes and I love tres leches cake....so when I found out this restaurant served "Tres Leches Pancakes" I... read moreFrancis O.2/02/2018
Amazing. Worth the Uber/Lyft or a few bus rides. Real food, family-run, everything is authentic - - all... read moreJohn B.12/08/2018
Best Mexican food in the land!!!!! The people have a true love for people and it shows in the food.... read moreStephanie B.11/11/2017
Honestly one of my most favorite places to get a spicy margarita and a delicious meal on WOW! This place... read moreR. C.8/10/2018
Always enjoy going here, food is great, very intimate setting, family owned business, service is greatEric Y.11/24/2019
Look no further this family owned business is a perfect place for authentic Mexican food. Don't let the small dining... read moreRonnie B.12/14/2017
The food is incredible, authentic and made to order every time. The drinks are also amazing and they have a... read moreKk S.6/26/2021
Went for brunch, amazing experience from start to finish
I love how they combined my two fave brunch staples into... read moreZulay A.11/30/2020
Amazing service. High quality and great tasting foods. Really nice ambience. It's really a gem in the neighborhood. I will... read moreFanta M.9/19/2018
Fantastic food, great atmosphere, great service. We had shrimp tacos, chicken tacos, Heuvos Horneados, all fantastic. A great range of... read moreJonathan P.10/21/2018
If you wanna call Cascalote a "hole in the wall", I beg to differ!
I thought this spot was FANTASTIC -... read moreAngella S.12/09/2017
Small establishment but incredible tasting food. Everything I tried there was delicious. Highly recommend it.Sara M.11/10/2018
Easily one of my favorite restaurants in NYC. From authentic Mexican dishes to Latin food with a twist to the... read moreGinelle V.3/31/2018
Such a hidden gem! Love this place! Everything I've ordered has been delightful - some of my favs; the hot... read moreAli T.1/20/2018
Are You Really Looking for that Next Outstanding NYC Restaurant Discovery? OK, Just Take Two Minutes and Read This... We heard about this small (24 seats) family-owned Latin Bistro in Spanish Harlem. So we tried it. Here's what we... read moreTom W4/02/2016
Fantastic for brunch: we arrived at 11:45 on Saturday and the place was almost empty. Relaxed, cute atmosphere. ... read moreJames N.2/11/2019
My wife Jacklyn and I were regulars when we were living in Harlem, so we reached out to Nereyda and... read moreJames C.9/06/2021
Wow!!!! I don't have enough words to describe the magic of this place but here is one: love. A friend... read moreNathalie W.11/12/2019
In 2019 my bf&I were in search of a brunch spot around the area and decided to walk... read moreJackie C.8/14/2021
YUMMY FOR THE TUMMY!!! This was the second time we dined here. The first time the wait was about 1/2 hour on a weekend... read moremarypatro9/17/2017
I go to Cascalote often and my go to dish is always the fully loaded chicken nachos, yesterday for Mother's... read moreBibi W.5/13/2019
This place is AMAZING. Best Mexican I have had in the city . I'm from LA so I'm particular and... read moreCrittendon N.1/23/2020
Family oriented business with a great ambiance . Everything was exceptional from the food to the customer service. Large... read moreWinter S.4/22/2019
Amazing Amazing. Worth the Uber/Lyft or a few bus rides. Real food, family-run, everything is authentic - - all made with... read moreJPB2712/09/2018
Gang: the hype is not hype. This place slaughtered our expectations of five stars so now I have to go... read moreBrendan M.5/25/2019
The tacos is the only thing I like on the menu
And as of the service since it's a family... read moreJeimy C.6/22/2018
Absolutely wonderful food and service, and some incredible flavors tucked in the corner of Spanish Harlem!
East Harlem isn't usually a... read moreJonghan L.12/08/2019
Delicious The service is a little perfunctory but the quality of the food more than makes up for it. Charming, authentic... read moreEric T5/29/2016
Best Mexican food in New York! Hands down. Everything is so fresh and delicious, amazing family who runs it. Best... read moreNan W.1/01/2018
I came here without any expectations but I was happily surprised with the tasty good. The fajitas had a slight... read moreErnesto A.10/01/2017
Cascalote is the best Latin-Mexican experience in East / Spanish Harlem. The staff is polite & warm, on a cold... read moreA R.3/14/2018
Went here for the first time last week (although I had been eyeing it for a while) and this might... read moreElizabeth E.12/27/2018
This place is a gem in the neighborhood. I got a recommendation for this place when I moved to East... read moreJiana M.7/22/2019
I'm looking for the next gem of Spanish Harlem and this place is definitely a strong, delicious contender.
On a Thursday... read moreJoan S.7/21/2018
My husband and I have been coming here for approx. 6 months now and have never been disappointed. Some... read moreJessica P.9/14/2018
Probably one of the most authentic Mexican restaurants I've evee been to. The mango margarita was delicious. To taste the... read moreStephanie N.11/11/2017
My Favorite Restaurant in NYC Wow. I had tostones today and they were to die for. This is my second time eating here, my girlfriend's... read moreKareemA2573/18/2018
Cascalote is a super genuine and super friendly, Latino family run restaurant with a chilled out and very welcoming vibe.... read moreAlun M.3/10/2018
Have been only once so far but I definetely recommend this place as we are already planning to go back... read moreN A.12/30/2018
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The Mexican food here is incredible. Today I opted for the burger but even that had a Mexican twist with... read moreRonnie G.9/13/2020
I came here for my birthday, real cute spot and it was our first time doing the outside dining. We... read moreElsie C.8/12/2020
This is my go-to spot for Latin food. I highly recommend going on a weeknight and take advantage of happy... read moreEthan K.12/18/2017
A cozy, colorful spot tucked away on 2nd ave. A perfect place for brunch! We had their tres leches pancakes,... read moreHana K.8/25/2018
Post quarantine era.... it's kind of scary thinking of going back to normal, but Cascalote is doing everything right! Their... read morePamela D.6/28/2020
This place is a gem in the neighborhood. I got a recommendation for this place when I loved to Rast... read moreJiana M.5/31/2019
True East Harlem gem! Delicious food, consistently flavorful and fresh every time I have order, and a wonderful staff!Joyce M.7/20/2021
Wow! That's all I can say!
One of these little places with an extraordinary tastes!
So happy I found it completely randomlyMichael R.10/06/2018
We loved Cascalote Latin Bistro. Menu, location, staff and ambiance are all the reasons why I enjoy this place. Cascalote... read moreJeffrey W.4/15/2021
Came to the restaurant on a Friday night after finding it on Yelp. The place is small and very... read moreJennifer W.1/31/2020
This is a favorite local restaurant for my husband and I so while we are under the PAUSE order and... read moreSherry H.3/25/2020
This restaurant is a hidden gem!
Family owned and operated. This truly was a fabulous meal. From the appetizers, to the... read moreHope G.11/03/2018
The food and service at this place are simply amazing! Probably the best burger, hue is rancheros, and margaritas... read moreLorraine G.4/25/2019
Yes!! Finally good Mexican in NYC . I has the nachos and they were legit .. the sauce is really... read moreCrittendon N.11/23/2018
BEST Authentic Mexican food in Harlem!! Coming from someone who grew up eating nothing but Mexican food. If you're in... read moreClaudia M.8/12/2019
This is my favorite place for brunch. The food, the service, and the cocktails were spot-on. I had the crabcake... read moreJose L H.12/10/2017
I live in the neighborhood and I'm finally getting around to posting a review after many visits.
The food is... read moreEmily C.4/02/2018
The best nachos...hands down. Seriously, you need to add it to your list. Its unassuming and unpretentious. ... read moreAngela K.11/05/2018
This restaurant has a very unassuming front, and is pretty small inside. We walked in around 6:20 on a Saturday... read moreAli V.12/01/2018
This place is a hidden gem in East Harlem. It's a family owned establishment, and the owner and his daughter,... read moreKendra B.8/09/2020
The BEST Food and such a peaceful environment! Workers and staff members were very friendly and welcomed us with open... read moreCinby A.8/21/2020
Great find ! The best Michalada anywhere around. Terrific, friendly staff and a great menu. You can't go wrong with... read moreGary M.4/21/2019
What a wonderful spot.
I can eat their vegetarian nachos all day everyday! They combine spiraled zucchini, kale, spinach, on... read moreHannah M.8/24/2018
Just had a delightful afternoon and the cosine was expertly prepared. Don't let the smallness of the place full you... read moreDomingo Q.4/21/2018
I moved from Texas to New York York in 2003 and have been on a quest ever since to find... read moreEarl S.6/17/2018