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Craving Latin American? Check out these 3 new New York City spots

Looking for your next great Latin American meal in New York City? These new spots will satisfy all your cravings. Here are the newest places to check out the next time you're in the mood for Latin American food.

Mission Ceviche

1400 Second Ave., Upper East Side

photo: mabel y./yelp

Mission Ceviche is a Peruvian spot.

This new business specializes in ceviche, which is marinated raw seafood served as an appetizer. Ceviche options include tuna with watermelon and ginger, salmon with horseradish, shiitake and artichoke. Also on the menu are grilled octopus skewers and salmon tartare.

Mission Ceviche's current Yelp rating of 4.5 stars out of 19 reviews indicates positive attention from users.

Yelper Mabel Y. noted, "We shared the classic ceviche and octopus causas. Both were amazing. The ceviche was fresh and bright and the octopus was perfectly charred."

Mission Ceviche is open from 6 p.m.–10 p.m. on Monday-Saturday. (It's closed on Sunday.)

La Cubana

408 W. 15th St., Chelsea

photo: gloria c./yelp

La Cubana is a Cuban, Latin American and Cajun/Creole spot.

La Cubana specializes in Cuban cuisine made by Chef Carl Ruiz. The spot is "a vibrant dining destination where authentic Cuban cuisine and live Latin music take the stage in a sultry, Havana-inspired setting," according to its website.

Yelp users are excited about La Cubana, which currently holds five stars out of 19 reviews on the site.

Yelper Chris L. wrote, "The pork chop was the best I've ever had. My dining companions raved about the pork shoulder with Cuban rice and beans. Also the hangar steak was excellent."

La Cubana is open from 5 p.m.–1 a.m. on Monday-Wednesday and 5 p.m.–2 a.m. on Thursday-Saturday. (It's closed on Sunday.)


25 Ave. B, East Village

photo: claudia g./yelp

Eastpoint is a bar, offering tacos and more.

This new business specializes in tacos, with options ranging from fried chicken to shrimp to cauliflower. Also on the menu are nachos, fries with a chipotle aioli and loaded queso with beef.

Eastpoint seems to be a welcome addition to the neighborhood, with Yelpers giving it four stars out of 12 reviews on the site.

Yelper Chuck C., who was one of the first users to visit Eastpoint on June 24, wrote, "The bar is long and has plenty of places to sit and relax."

Tyler S. noted, "The food is great and well executed. If you haven't had the fried chicken tacos yet, go get them now."

Eastpoint is open from 5 p.m.–2 a.m. on Monday-Thursday, 5 p.m.–4 a.m. on Friday, 11 a.m.–4 a.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m.–2 a.m. on Sunday.

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