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

    James N. Avatar
    James N.
    2/11/2019

    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

    Ben G. Avatar
    Ben G.
    4/27/2019

    5 star ratingFound this Place on Yelp decided to go with my family and we loved it. Food and Service was amazing... read more

    Wendy P. Avatar
    Wendy P.
    1/26/2020
  • 5 star ratingI visited this place for the first time last weekend with some friends and I can honestly say I highly... read more

    Kelvin S. Avatar
    Kelvin S.
    1/03/2019

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

    Jessica P. Avatar
    Jessica P.
    9/14/2018

    5 star ratingI came here for my birthday, real cute spot and it was our first time doing the outside dining. We... read more

    Elsie C. Avatar
    Elsie C.
    8/12/2020
  • 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.
    12/14/2017

    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

    Jose L H. Avatar
    Jose L H.
    12/10/2017

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

    Jiana M. Avatar
    Jiana M.
    7/22/2019
  • 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

    Domingo Q. Avatar
    Domingo Q.
    6/16/2019

    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.
    6/19/2018

    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

    Francis O. Avatar
    Francis O.
    2/02/2018
  • 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

    Evelysse V. Avatar
    Evelysse V.
    11/26/2017

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

    Brendan M. Avatar
    Brendan M.
    5/25/2019

    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

    Ava L. Avatar
    Ava L.
    1/02/2018
  • 5 star ratingCascalote is the best Latin-Mexican experience in East / Spanish Harlem. The staff is polite & warm, on a cold... read more

    A R. Avatar
    A R.
    3/14/2018

    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.
    11/17/2017

    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.
    11/12/2019
  • 5 star ratingSimply among the best for Mexican cuisine in NYC. You can't go wrong with any item on the menu. ... read more

    Rebel H. Avatar
    Rebel H.
    12/28/2018

    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.
    10/06/2018

    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

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    JPB27
    12/09/2018
  • 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. Avatar
    Joan S.
    7/21/2018

    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.
    6/26/2018

    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.
    11/23/2018
  • 5 star ratingThis place is incredible each and every time I go. The waitresses are super nice, the food is spectacular ... read more

    Nella N. Avatar
    Nella N.
    10/26/2017

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

    John B. Avatar
    John B.
    12/08/2018

    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. Avatar
    Matt L.
    11/25/2018
  • 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
    8/23/2016

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

    Angela K. Avatar
    Angela K.
    11/05/2018

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

    Joshua T. Avatar
    Joshua T.
    9/10/2018
  • 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. Avatar
    Emily C.
    4/02/2018

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

    Aaliyah B. Avatar
    Aaliyah B.
    12/08/2018

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

    Alex F. Avatar
    Alex F.
    6/07/2018
  • 5 star ratingThis is a favorite local restaurant for my husband and I so while we are under the PAUSE order and... read more

    Sherry H. Avatar
    Sherry H.
    3/25/2020

    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.
    4/08/2019

    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.
    8/24/2018
  • 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.
    5/31/2019

    5 star ratingThe BEST Food and such a peaceful environment! Workers and staff members were very friendly and welcomed us with open... read more

    Cinby A. Avatar
    Cinby A.
    8/21/2020

    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

    Stephanie N. Avatar
    Stephanie N.
    11/11/2017
  • 5 star ratingOne of the best restaurants in NYC... truly. If I had to choose between Cascalote and many more famous downtown... read more

    Casey C. Avatar
    Casey C.
    5/21/2020

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

    Lorraine G. Avatar
    Lorraine G.
    4/25/2019

    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.
    1/20/2018
  • 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.
    11/11/2017

    5 star rating5 years later and still one of our favorite restaurants! Cascalote stayed open during the pandemic and was our weekly... read more

    Lauren S. Avatar
    Lauren S.
    7/05/2020

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

    Maggie V. Avatar
    Maggie V.
    10/06/2019
  • 5 star ratingThis place is amazing. I am a regular customer at Cascalote, I love the their brunch and coffee.

    Hector B. Avatar
    Hector B.
    11/28/2019

    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.
    1/01/2018

    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. Avatar
    melissa F.
    7/16/2019
  • 5 star ratingI moved from Texas to New York York in 2003 and have been on a quest ever since to find... read more

    Earl S. Avatar
    Earl S.
    6/17/2018

    5 star ratingThe Mexican food here is incredible. Today I opted for the burger but even that had a Mexican twist with... read more

    Ronnie G. Avatar
    Ronnie G.
    9/13/2020

    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.
    1/12/2018
  • 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

    Sara S. Avatar
    Sara S.
    5/09/2018

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

    Shuya O. Avatar
    Shuya O.
    1/17/2019

    5 star ratingWoW! Came to the restaurant on a Friday night after finding it on Yelp. The place is small and very... read more

    Jennifer W. Avatar
    Jennifer W.
    1/31/2020
  • 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

    Sally H. Avatar
    Sally H.
    4/16/2019

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

    Winter S. Avatar
    Winter S.
    4/22/2019

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

    Sara M. Avatar
    Sara M.
    11/10/2018
  • 5 star ratingWe live in San Antonio and come to NYC regularly to visit our daughter. Hands down this is the best... read more

    Barry B. Avatar
    Barry B.
    4/21/2019

    5 star ratingThis place is AMAZING. Best Mexican I have had in the city . I'm from LA so I'm particular and... read more

    Crittendon N. Avatar
    Crittendon N.
    1/23/2020

    5 star ratingPost quarantine era.... it's kind of scary thinking of going back to normal, but Cascalote is doing everything right! Their... read more

    Pamela D. Avatar
    Pamela D.
    6/28/2020
  • 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.
    12/01/2018

    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.
    12/17/2017

    5 star ratingAlways amazing but even better after quarantine-- I feel super safe and the staff is always so hospitable and patient!... read more

    Tori C. Avatar
    Tori C.
    7/30/2020
  • 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.
    10/01/2017

    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.
    4/21/2018

    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.
    4/21/2019
  • 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

    Bibi W. Avatar
    Bibi W.
    5/13/2019

    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.
    9/27/2018

    5 star ratingThis place is a hidden gem in East Harlem. It's a family owned establishment, and the owner and his daughter,... read more

    Kendra B. Avatar
    Kendra B.
    8/09/2020
  • 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

    Fanta M. Avatar
    Fanta M.
    9/19/2018

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

    Hana K. Avatar
    Hana K.
    8/25/2018

    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.
    11/03/2018
  • 5 star ratingThis place is a treasure and I am so glad I found it. I've been going for brunch every... read more

    James N. Avatar
    James N.
    4/22/2020

    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.
    12/18/2017

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

    Oscar G. Avatar
    Oscar G.
    5/26/2018
  • 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

    Robin M. Avatar
    Robin M.
    4/21/2019

    5 star ratingAmazing margaritas, a bit pricey for the area but happy hour makes it worth it! The food is really good,... read more

    Thomas C. Avatar
    Thomas C.
    2/23/2020

    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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    marypatro
    9/17/2017
  • 5 star ratingThis is our favorite spot. We come here at least once a week. Everything about this restaurant is amazing. We... read more

    Jobana C. Avatar
    Jobana C.
    7/17/2019

    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.
    8/12/2018

    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.
    10/21/2018
  • 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.
    3/23/2019

    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
    KareemA257
    3/18/2018

    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.
    10/07/2017
  • 5 star ratingAbsolutely wonderful food and service, and some incredible flavors tucked in the corner of Spanish Harlem!East Harlem isn't usually a... read more

    Jonghan L. Avatar
    Jonghan L.
    12/08/2019

    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. Avatar
    Angella S.
    12/09/2017

    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

    Ernesto M. Avatar
    Ernesto M.
    10/21/2019
  • 5 star ratingAlways enjoy going here, food is great, very intimate setting, family owned business, service is great

    Eric Y. Avatar
    Eric Y.
    11/24/2019

    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

    Claudia M. Avatar
    Claudia M.
    8/12/2019

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

    N A. Avatar
    N A.
    12/30/2018
  • 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.
    3/31/2018

    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.
    6/22/2018

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

    R. C. Avatar
    R. C.
    8/10/2018
  • 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

    Domingo Q. Avatar
    Domingo Q.
    1/19/2019

    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.
    12/27/2018

    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

    Eric T Avatar
    Eric T
    5/29/2016
  • 5 star ratingCascalote is a super genuine and super friendly, Latino family run restaurant with a chilled out and very welcoming vibe.... read more

    Alun M. Avatar
    Alun M.
    3/10/2018

    5 star ratingMet a friend for brunch and decided to try dining more in East Harlem. Cozy & beautiful aromas, my first... read more

    Ashley W. Avatar
    Ashley W.
    2/18/2020

    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

    Tom W Avatar
    Tom W
    4/02/2016
  • 5 star ratingA great place for brunch, happy hour, and dinner. I've had the chicken fajitas, chicken enchiladas, and huevos rancheros... read more

    Molly P. Avatar
    Molly P.
    4/28/2018

    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.
    9/13/2019

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