Welcome to Cascalote Latin Bistro

Our restaurant is classy and comfortable with an array of delicious, well-prepared Latin food. From drinks with flare, to rice that kicks! You're surely going to love your experience at Cascalote Latin Bistro. Come join us and our family for a meal you won't forget...

What Our Customers Say!

  • 5 star ratingFood was great! Service was amazing, try the tres leches pancakes, as well as the huevos rancheros. The place is... read more

    Natalie S. Avatar
    Natalie S.

    5 star ratingThe best nachos...hands down.  Seriously, you need to add it to your list.  Its unassuming and unpretentious.  Great service and... read more

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    Angela K.

    5 star ratingI'm looking for the next gem of Spanish Harlem and this place is definitely a strong, delicious contender.
    On a Thursday...
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    Joan S.
  • 5 star ratingWent here for the first time last week (although I had been eyeing it for a while) and this might... read more

    Elizabeth E. Avatar
    Elizabeth E.

    5 star ratingBest Mexican food in New York! Hands down. Everything is so fresh and delicious, amazing family who runs it. Best... read more

    Nan W. Avatar
    Nan W.

    5 star ratingProbably one of the most authentic Mexican restaurants I've evee been to. The mango margarita was delicious. To taste the... read more

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    Stephanie N.
  • 5 star ratingI go to Cascalote often and my go to dish is always the fully loaded chicken nachos, yesterday for Mother's... read more

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    Bibi W.

    5 star ratingFamily oriented business with a  great ambiance . Everything was exceptional from the food to the customer service. Large variety... read more

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    Winter S.

    5 star ratingMy experience here was phenomenal! I was seated right away and immediately ordered the Coconut Margarita. It was blended perfectly... read more

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    Aaliyah B.
  • 5 star ratingI was craving Authentic Mexican food and came across this restaurant on Yelp. I was happy that it had an... read more

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    Maggie V.

    5 star ratingThis place is a gem in the neighborhood. I got a recommendation for this place when I moved to East... read more

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    Jiana M.

    5 star ratingI love pancakes and I love tres leches cake....so when I found out this restaurant served "Tres Leches Pancakes" I... read more

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    Francis O.
  • 5 star ratingLoved everything about this restaurant. Let's start with the waitresses, both were totally lovely. They helped us pick out "super... read more

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    Robin M.

    5 star ratingThis place is incredible each and every time I go. The waitresses are super nice, the food is spectacular  (I... read more

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    Nella N.

    5 star ratingAmazing service. High quality and great tasting foods. Really nice ambience. It's really a gem in the neighborhood. I will... read more

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    Fanta M.
  • 5 star ratingGreat find ! The best Michalada anywhere around. Terrific, friendly staff and a great menu. You can't go wrong with... read more

    Gary M. Avatar
    Gary M.

    5 star ratingWonderful food and service up in El Barrio.
    Delicious guacamole, and the salmon special on a bed of plantains was...
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    Phil H. Avatar
    Phil H.

    5 star ratingFuego meal. Came here for brunch it's an awesome understated place and if you're like me (all you care about... read more

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    Evelysse V.
  • 5 star ratingThis for real is a gem for the neighborhood. I have come here twice, and had gotten the skirt steak... read more

    Trista L. Avatar
    Trista L.

    5 star ratingI'd drive a thousand miles for the authentic delicious food that they cook here! Service is A+, Drinks A+ and... read more

    Melody H. Avatar
    Melody H.

    5 star ratingWe live in San Antonio and come to NYC regularly to visit our daughter. Hands down this is the best... read more

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    Barry B.
  • 5 star ratingWhat a wonderful spot.
    I can eat their vegetarian nachos all day everyday! They combine spiraled zucchini, kale, spinach, on...
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    Hannah M. Avatar
    Hannah M.

    5 star ratingI moved from Texas to New York York in 2003 and have been on a quest ever since to find... read more

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    Earl S.

    5 star ratingI live in the neighborhood and I'm finally getting around to posting a review after many visits.
    The food is...
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    Emily C.
  • 5 star ratingI visited this place for the first time last weekend with some friends and I can honestly say I highly... read more

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    Kelvin S.

    5 star ratingIf you wanna call Cascalote a "hole in the wall", I beg to differ!
    I thought this spot was FANTASTIC -...
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    Angella S.

    5 star ratingThis place is truly a gem! I'm so happy I only live a block away and if I ever want... read more

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    Ava L.
  • 5 star ratingI keep going back! It's East Harlem's best kept secret. Their friendly staff will go out of their way to... read more

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    Domingo Q.

    5 star ratingMy husband and I have been coming here for approx. 6 months now and have never been disappointed.  Some of... read more

    Jessica P. Avatar
    Jessica P.

    5 star ratingOne word: Excellent. Located in the Upper East Side,more like a Diamond in the rough. Ambience is wonderful. The dining... read more

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    Ben G.
  • 5 star ratingOverall (5/5):
    Food (5/5): Chuleta al Pastor (pork chop) with pineapple jam, grilled to absolute perfection with marinade. Brussel sprouts that...
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    Matt L.

    5 star ratingThis is my favorite place for brunch. The food, the service, and the cocktails were spot-on. I had the crabcake... read more

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    Jose L H.

    5 star ratingI wish could give this place 10 stars. It's a family own and operated place and you can feel the... read more

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    Ernesto M.
  • 5 star ratingSO good! I've had a few meals here and feel like I should put in the time and write a... read more

    Anthony L. Avatar
    Anthony L.

    5 star ratingDelicious The service is a little perfunctory but the quality of the food more than makes up for it. Charming, authentic... read more

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    Eric T

    5 star ratingAlways enjoy going here, food is great, very intimate setting, family owned business, service is great

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    Eric Y.
  • 5 star ratingWow! That's all I can say!
    One of these little places with an extraordinary tastes!
    So happy I found it completely randomly

    Michael R. Avatar
    Michael R.

    5 star ratingCozy and nice. The staff is very friendly and knowledgable. The menu is short and easy. Great place to grab brunch without having... read more

    Luis J Avatar
    Luis J

    5 star ratingBest Mexican food in the land!!!!! The people have a true love for people and it shows in the food.... read more

    Stephanie B. Avatar
    Stephanie B.
  • 5 star ratingThis restaurant is a hidden gem!
    Family owned and operated. This truly was a fabulous meal. From the appetizers, to the...
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    Hope G. Avatar
    Hope G.

    5 star ratingAmazing.  Worth the Uber/Lyft or a few bus rides.  Real food, family-run, everything is authentic - - all made with... read more

    John B. Avatar
    John B.

    5 star ratingAre 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 more

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    Tom W
  • 5 star ratingLook no further this family owned business is a perfect place for authentic Mexican food. Don't let the small dining... read more

    Ronnie B. Avatar
    Ronnie B.

    5 star ratingThe food and service at this place are simply amazing!  Probably the best burger, hue is rancheros, and margaritas we've... read more

    Lorraine G. Avatar
    Lorraine G.

    5 star ratingThis is our absolutely favorite spot in the neighborhood, if not the whole city. Been coming here once a week... read more

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    Shuya O.
  • 5 star ratingSuch a hidden gem! Love this place! Everything I've ordered has been delightful - some of my favs; the hot... read more

    Ali T. Avatar
    Ali T.

    5 star ratingYes!! Finally good Mexican in NYC . I has the nachos and they were legit .. the sauce is really... read more

    Crittendon N. Avatar
    Crittendon N.

    5 star ratingA cozy, colorful spot tucked away on 2nd ave. A perfect place for brunch! We had their tres leches pancakes,... read more

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    Hana K.
  • 5 star ratingI bring every out-of-town guest to this spot and everyone is amazed. This place is incredible. They have the best... read more

    Danielle D. Avatar
    Danielle D.

    5 star ratingBest fajitas I have ever had! Drinks are great, although, a bit pricey. Very cute place with friendly, helpful staff.... read more

    Allison B. Avatar
    Allison B.

    5 star ratingCascalote is a super genuine and super friendly, Latino family run restaurant with a chilled out and very welcoming vibe.... read more

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    Alun M.
  • 5 star ratingHave been only once so far but I definetely recommend this place as we are already planning to go back... read more

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    N A.

    5 star ratingFantastic food, great atmosphere, great service. We had shrimp tacos, chicken tacos, Heuvos Horneados, all fantastic. A great range of... read more

    Jonathan P. Avatar
    Jonathan P.

    5 star ratingThis is my favorite place to come thus far, the food, ambiance and people are amazing! I've never tasted a... read more

    Nayli L. Avatar
    Nayli L.
  • 5 star ratingThis is our favorite spot. We come here at least once a week. Everything about this restaurant is amazing. We... read more

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    Jobana C.

    5 star ratingWow!!!! I don't have enough words to describe the magic of this place but here is one: love. A friend... read more

    Nathalie W. Avatar
    Nathalie W.

    5 star ratingHonestly one of my most favorite places to get a spicy margarita and a delicious meal on WOW! This place... read more

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    R. C.
  • 5 star ratingI keep going back! It's East Harlem's best kept secret. Their friendly staff will go out of their way to... read more

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    Domingo Q.

    5 star ratingI've been here many, many more times now and I have never had a bad dish here.
    Guac, arroz con...
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    Alice C. Avatar
    Alice C.

    5 star ratingWhy didn't I find Cascalote sooner?! This cozy spot tucked away on 2nd has the best huevos rancheros and chilaquiles... read more

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    Sara S.
  • 5 star ratingThis place is a gem in the neighborhood. I got a recommendation for this place when I loved to Rast... read more

    Jiana M. Avatar
    Jiana M.

    5 star ratingFantastic for brunch: we arrived at 11:45 on Saturday and the place was almost empty.  Relaxed, cute atmosphere.  Service was... read more

    James N. Avatar
    James N.

    5 star ratingA great place for brunch, happy hour, and dinner. I've had the chicken fajitas, chicken enchiladas, and  huevos rancheros and... read more

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    Molly P.
  • 5 star ratingJust had a delightful afternoon and the cosine was expertly prepared. Don't let the smallness of the place full you... read more

    Domingo Q. Avatar
    Domingo Q.

    5 star ratingEasily one of my favorite restaurants in NYC. From authentic Mexican dishes to Latin food with a twist to the... read more

    Ginelle V. Avatar
    Ginelle V.

    5 star ratingSmall establishment but incredible tasting food. Everything I tried there was delicious. Highly recommend it.

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    Sara M.
  • 5 star ratingYUMMY 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 more

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    5 star ratingThis Place is Awesome!
    Im a Pescatarian, and extremely selective with Food and places I eat.
    This place is so cute, and...
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    Xiomi D. Avatar
    Xiomi D.

    5 star ratingI cant stop craving for the salmon that I had at this restaurant! It's absolutely delicious! Though this dish usually... read more

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    Sally H.
  • 5 star ratingThe tacos is the only thing I like on the menu
    And as of the service since it's a family...
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    Jeimy C. Avatar
    Jeimy C.

    5 star ratingI haven't brunched in a while because most of the time it's a pain to commute to overhyped brunch spots... read more

    Mariam M. Avatar
    Mariam M.

    5 star ratingThis restaurant is absolutely delicious. The location is a little hidden but once you walk in, you see nice and... read more

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    Oscar G.
  • 5 star ratingMy 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 more

    KareemA257 Avatar

    5 star ratingGreat staff, friendly, know exactly what they're selling. Great fresh food! definitely recommend

    Joshua T. Avatar
    Joshua T.

    5 star ratingBEST Authentic Mexican food in Harlem!! Coming from someone who grew up eating nothing but Mexican food. If you're in... read more

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    Claudia M.
  • 5 star ratingCascalote is the best Latin-Mexican experience in East / Spanish Harlem. The staff is polite & warm, on a cold... read more

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    A R.

    5 star ratingThis is my go-to spot for Latin food. I highly recommend going on a weeknight and take advantage of happy... read more

    Ethan K. Avatar
    Ethan K.

    5 star ratingOutstanding family restaurant. Dad is the chef, daughter is the waitress, mom helps out...
    Food is like an awesome Sunday dinner....
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    melissa F.
  • 5 star ratingSimply among the best for Mexican cuisine in NYC. You can't go wrong with any item on the menu.  Cuarto... read more

    Rebel H. Avatar
    Rebel H.

    5 star ratingThis restaurant has a very unassuming front, and is pretty small inside. We walked in around 6:20 on a Saturday... read more

    Ali V. Avatar
    Ali V.

    5 star ratingGang: the hype is not hype. This place slaughtered our expectations of five stars so now I have to go... read more

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    Brendan M.
  • 5 star ratingI came here without any expectations but I was happily surprised with the tasty good. The fajitas had a slight... read more

    Ernesto A. Avatar
    Ernesto A.

    5 star ratingAmazing Amazing. Worth the Uber/Lyft or a few bus rides. Real food, family-run, everything is authentic - - all made with... read more

    JPB27 Avatar

    5 star ratingExcellent food, welcoming atmosphere, very quick and accommodating service. Ginnele was taking care of us and made a great impression... read more

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    Alex F.

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