El Porron

(212) 207-8349 | View Website

1123 1st Ave, New York, NY | Directions   10065

40.761196 -73.960827

Open Hours

Sun-Thu 12pm-11pm

Fri-Sat 12pm-12am

 
Restaurants, Bar Scene, Date Spot  more

More Tags: Dine At The Bar, Romantic Dining

Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates, South American

Payment Methods: American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Dress Code: Dressy Casual

Neighborhoods: Midtown, Upper East Side, Lenox Hill

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Menu
Boquerones Al Vinagre De Jerez, Mejillones a La Vinagreta De Chardonnay, Escalibada Al Estilo De La Abuela, Esparragos Blancos a La Vinagreta De Chardonnay, Corazones De Alcachofas a La Vinagreta De Chardonnay, Ensaladilla De Patata Y Atun, Ensalada Mixta Al Aroma De Sidra, Classic Tortilla Espanola, Jamon Serrano, Queso Manchego... more

Reviews for El Porron

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Very pathetic – I flagged him down and when I told him, he made a smart aleck joke about "If you only knew that fish, you wouldnt be disappointed", he then chuckled and left the table. I thought he would come back with another piece of fish, food or something. 20 minutes later I get the bill and I was charged for the Bacalao

I thought it was so unprofessional and I will never go there or recommend it

Recommends
over a year ago

Citysearch Editorial Review – Tapas joints in Manhattan are notoriously cramped--not so at this spacious and sleek Upper East Side eatery, opened by the brothers behind Astoria’s El Boqueron. Brick walls, unique dangling light fixtures and wine barrels create an intimate atmosphere where authentic tapas like creamy cod croquettes and tender veal meatballs are served. The name “El Porron” refers to a distinctively-shaped, shareable glass pitcher, so its understandable that vino is a big draw--a variety of Iberian selections are available for under $13, though most are served in a traditional glass.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Tasty tapas – Tried out El Porron on a Friday night and was pleasantly surprised since this much deserving spot hasn't received more buzz. We ordered a cheap pitcher of sparkling sangria (beyond delish) at the bar while we waited for our table. There was a nice crowd for a Friday night-few large parties and couples in the dining room, some singles at the bar-so a good mix all around. We were seated shortly thereafter and split a bunch of tapas including the chorizo which was unbelievably flavorful. We were able to order their specials in tapas size which was a huge plus. For desert we split a lava cake and were expecting more of a molten but not so much. Thankfully my sweet tooth was still feasting on the sangria. Brightens up that block and worth checking out!

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

tapas is a fun way to eat – My family and I had never tried Spanish tapas and were impressed by the sophistication of it all. (we thought it would be like just appetizers) but it was a collective of flavors, varied meats and seafoods all prepared to be shared. Turns out we loved this style of eating as we were able to try lots and lots of dishes! One better than the next. Good sangria and a charming bartender who clearly loves the food as she was able to make some good recommendations. Definately have dessert. Love the decor and the family "ish" vibe of this place. We will frequent it and have a feeling many more people will do the same. Welcome to the neighborhood.

 

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