New York's 3 best spots for fancy Spanish fare

New York's 3 best spots for fancy Spanish farePhoto: Alta/Yelp
Published on June 22, 2020

Looking for a sublime Spanish meal near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end Spanish restaurants around New York, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike.

1. Alta

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Topping the list is Alta. Located in a 19th-century Greenwich Village townhouse at 64 W. 10th St. (near Sixth Avenue), this tapas bar, which has been in business for more than 15 years, is the most popular high-end Spanish restaurant in New York, boasting four stars out of 1,904 reviews on Yelp.

2. Boqueria Flatiron

Photo: Boqueria Flatiron/Yelp

Next up is the flagship location of Boqueria, situated at 53 W. 19th St. in the Flatiron District. This self-described Barcelona-style tapas bar, which has three other outposts around the city, offers paella, sangria, small plates, brunch specials and more, and with four stars out of 1,245 reviews on Yelp, it has proved to be a local favorite for those looking to indulge.

3. Socarrat Paella Bar

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Then there's the original Chelsea location of Socarrat Paella Bar, with four stars out of 1,130 Yelp reviews. Open since 2008, this spot serves up more than half a dozen different kinds of paella, featuring chicken, chorizo, shellfish and more. Head over to 259 W. 19th St. (near Eighth Avenue) to see for yourself.

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