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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.
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
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
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 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
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
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
Family oriented business with a great ambiance . Everything was exceptional from the food to the customer service. Large... read moreWinter S.4/22/2019
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
Amazing. Worth the Uber/Lyft or a few bus rides. Real food, family-run, everything is authentic - - all... read moreJohn B.12/08/2018
This is our favorite spot. We come here at least once a week. Everything about this restaurant is amazing. We... read moreJobana C.7/17/2019
One of the best restaurants in NYC... truly. If I had to choose between Cascalote and many more famous downtown... read moreCasey C.5/21/2020
Food was great! Service was amazing, try the tres leches pancakes, as well as the huevos rancheros. The place is... read moreNatalie S.3/23/2019
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
We live in San Antonio and come to NYC regularly to visit our daughter. Hands down this is the best... read moreBarry B.4/21/2019
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
Loved everything about this restaurant. Let's start with the waitresses, both were totally lovely. They helped us pick out "super... read moreRobin M.4/21/2019
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
I wish could give this place 10 stars. It's a family own and operated place and you can feel the... read moreErnesto M.10/21/2019
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
SO good! I've had a few meals here and feel like I should put in the time and write a... read moreAnthony L.11/17/2017
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
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
One word: Excellent. Located in the Upper East Side,more like a Diamond in the rough. Ambience is wonderful. The dining... read moreBen G.4/27/2019
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
Simply among the best for Mexican cuisine in NYC. You can't go wrong with any item on the menu. ... read moreRebel H.12/28/2018
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
I'd drive a thousand miles for the authentic delicious food that they cook here! Service is A+, Drinks A+ and... read moreMelody H.12/17/2017
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
I keep going back! It's East Harlem's best kept secret. Their friendly staff will go out of their way to... read moreDomingo Q.1/19/2019
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
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
I cant stop craving for the salmon that I had at this restaurant! It's absolutely delicious! Though this dish usually... read moreSally H.4/16/2019
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
I bring every out-of-town guest to this spot and everyone is amazed. This place is incredible. They have the best... read moreDanielle D.9/13/2019
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
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
Wonderful food and service up in El Barrio.
Delicious guacamole, and the salmon special on a bed of plantains was... read morePhil H.1/12/2018
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
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
Fuego meal. Came here for brunch it's an awesome understated place and if you're like me (all you care about... read moreEvelysse V.11/26/2017
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
Amazing margaritas, a bit pricey for the area but happy hour makes it worth it! The food is really good,... read moreThomas C.2/23/2020
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
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
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
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
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
Best fajitas I have ever had! Drinks are great, although, a bit pricey. Very cute place with friendly, helpful staff.... read moreAllison B.4/08/2019
This is my favorite place to come thus far, the food, ambiance and people are amazing! I've never tasted a... read moreNayli L.6/19/2018
I haven't brunched in a while because most of the time it's a pain to commute to overhyped brunch spots... read moreMariam M.8/12/2018
A great place for brunch, happy hour, and dinner. I've had the chicken fajitas, chicken enchiladas, and huevos rancheros... read moreMolly P.4/28/2018
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
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
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
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
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
Always enjoy going here, food is great, very intimate setting, family owned business, service is greatEric Y.11/24/2019
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
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
I visited this place for the first time last weekend with some friends and I can honestly say I highly... read moreKelvin S.1/03/2019
Food (5/5): Chuleta al Pastor (pork chop) with pineapple jam, grilled to absolute perfection with marinade. Brussel sprouts that... read moreMatt L.11/25/2018
I keep going back! It's East Harlem's best kept secret. Their friendly staff will go out of their way to... read moreDomingo Q.6/16/2019
This place is truly a gem! I'm so happy I only live a block away and if I ever want... read moreAva L.1/02/2018
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
This Place is Awesome!
Im a Pescatarian, and extremely selective with Food and places I eat.
This place is so cute, and... read moreXiomi D.9/27/2018
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
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
Small establishment but incredible tasting food. Everything I tried there was delicious. Highly recommend it.Sara M.11/10/2018
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
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
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
Found this Place on Yelp decided to go with my family and we loved it. Food and Service was amazing... read moreWendy P.1/26/2020
This restaurant is absolutely delicious. The location is a little hidden but once you walk in, you see nice and... read moreOscar G.5/26/2018
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
WoW! 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
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
Excellent food, welcoming atmosphere, very quick and accommodating service. Ginnele was taking care of us and made a great impression... read moreAlex F.6/07/2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Wow!!!! I don't have enough words to describe the magic of this place but here is one: love. A friend... read moreNathalie W.11/12/2019Hector B.11/28/2019
Yes!! Finally good Mexican in NYC . I has the nachos and they were legit .. the sauce is really... read moreCrittendon N.11/23/2018
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 place is a treasure and I am so glad I found it. I've been going for brunch every... read moreJames N.4/22/2020
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 food and service at this place are simply amazing! Probably the best burger, hue is rancheros, and margaritas... read moreLorraine G.4/25/2019
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
This is our absolutely favorite spot in the neighborhood, if not the whole city. Been coming here once a week... read moreShuya O.1/17/2019
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
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
I've been here many, many more times now and I have never had a bad dish here.
Guac, arroz con... read moreAlice C.6/26/2018