Agozar Cuban Bistro
Agozar Cuban Bistro

Agozar Cuban Bistro

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.agozarnyc.com/
  • Phone: 2126776773x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm,

    Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am

    Sundays 5pm - 9pm



    Lunch: Monday-Friday 12:00pm-4:00pm



    Brunch: Saturday: 11am-4pm, Sunday 11:30am- 5:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Latin American, Cuban, Tapas / Small Plates
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Catering: We offer catering for private events and parties.



    Visit our catering menu by clicking the link below:




    http://agozarnyc.com/menus/agozar_catering.pdf
  • Entertainment: Live DJ.
  • Special Events: We are well known for special events and private parties. Visit our Special Events page by clicking the link below:

    http://agozarnyc.com/private-events.html

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Bleecker and Bond Street
  • Public Transit: 6 Train to Bleecker St station
    F train to Broadway/Lafayette
  • Parking: No
  • Parking Details: Street parking
A word from Agozar Cuban Bistro
Agozar! means to have a great time, and you will in this hip Cuban restaurant and Lounge offering the best in Cuban cuisine and Latin drinks. Nightly Happy Hour in Bar/lounge Buy 1 Get Free Drinks and Tapas. Now open for Lunch!




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Agozar Cuban Bistro reviews from OpenTable diners
21 reviews since June 28, 2014
Overall Rating3.5
  • Food3.6
    Service3.1
  • Ambiance3.1
    Noise LevelEnergetic
71% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (7)great for brunch (6)great for lunch (6)neighborhood gem (6)great for outdoor dining (3)vibrant bar scene (3)hot spot (2)fit for foodies (2)late-night find (1)special occasion (1)Show More
  • Delicious Food
    YvieB
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    I had brunch at Agozar for a friend's birthday. The food was great and they were nice enough to seat the 3 of us while we waited for a 4th person to meet us there. Great place for brunch be be prepared for a LOUD dining experience. The mimosas were good - the sangria, not so much. The plantain chips and black bean hummus was DELISH along with the crispy beef and eggs i ordered as my meal.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • jadesterVIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    I have been here about 5 times and the service gets worse every time. It's a shame the food can be very good but they are always out of something or can't make a drink because the bartender has not arrived. The waiter seemed to have an attitude and lacked customer service. Do not think I will be going back
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Food, Great Service
    esolidarity
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Excellent Cuban fare. Food is colorful, flavorful and well presented. Friendly wait and service staff.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Tasty Tapas
    Brycew
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    A good spot for drinks and to order a few small plates to share.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • brunch experience
    yesse17
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    The pre fixe is a good deal but the drinks aren't that strong.... also I think they forgot the hollandaise on my eggs benedict :(
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Went for early Sun Brunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    Not crowded at all, so service was excellent, Cannot really rate properly
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 15 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 28, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.5
    • Food3.7
    • Ambiance3.2
    • Service3.1
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 370 reviews are from the Agozar Cuban Bistro reviews archive.
  • Neighborhood gem
    GlenEllynDiners
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    There are only two things I didn't like. They were in the process of hanging some televisions on the wall so that was really loud. The chicken with onions on top was kind of dry. The pork was really good. We liked the limonada rosada drink.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    SteveEVIP
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    Have been coming here over the last three years and the quality has been steadily decreasing. Was hoping after having not visited for a while I would have a better experience but was terribly disappointed. Stay away from the calamari. The rest of the small plates we had were passable but nothing was special or made you want to return.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    Overall, had an enjoyable time. The service was good, food was good- nothing out of the ordinary but tasty. Cute little place for drinks and tapas
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • AWESOME!!!!!
    TillNextTime
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    My wife & I had a amazing time. The food wa great and the drinks were as well. We will be coming back here again.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GGuerra21
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    Went here for a birthday dinner with my boyfriend, food was pretty savory. The waiter was attentive, however as it was later on at night the noise level was pretty high and we could barely hold a conversation (even though we were sitting in the dining part of the restaurant).
    Special Features:
    Romantic, Late-Night Find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nomad
    Dined on 4/27/2014
    Came here for a late dinner. Love the ambiance of this place. Great food and the bar downstairs (though the stairs are located next door) was perfect for our group- small/intimate, strong drinks and awesome service! Highly recommend this place for dinner or a pre-drink before a night out!
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Authentic and Amazing!
    NotAmusedBoucheVIP
    Dined on 4/22/2014
    I had the Arroz con Pollo and it was very flavorful and filling. Drinks were nice as well, an all around pleasurable dining experience.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nice place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    So many places to eat in NYC/ Greenwich Village. Try this one if you can. You will not be sorry!
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, special occasion, Great for Lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Huevos rancheros !
    ValFromParisVIP
    Dined on 3/30/2014
    I went there with my friends, based on their recommandation for the best huevos rancheros in the City. This place could be crrowded for brunch, but you can book on OpenTable. The food was good, and if you want to drink a lot, you can take the prix-fixe menu, with unlimited drinks!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good choice for tapas
    Meganm
    Dined on 3/28/2014
    The restaurant has a wide selection of delicious Cuban tapas that are perfect for sharing. Not too expensive, and they have a great happy hour on both food and drinks during the week.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good, But Not Great
    CityDiner10VIP
    Dined on 3/24/2014
    I used to go to Agozar all the time. I hadn't been in a few years. For some reason I remember the portions being a little bigger and the selection a little broader. The flavors on most of what we got were great - there just wasn't enough of it. However, the staff there is fantastic and helped make this a good dining experience. I hope that the quietness was just due to it being a Monday night. This is a good place and I would recommend it. Just want people to be aware of the portion sizes.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Arroz con pollo beats my mom's!
    Cubanita
    Dined on 3/14/2014
    Good food, great vibes, friendly staff, and decent service. Being a huge Cuban food fan, the entire night I was comparing their food to all the other places I've been to and also to my mom's cooking as well! Definitely the best dishes on the menu include yuca fritas, camarones ajillo, and sopa de frijoles negros con arroz. By far the arroz con pollo was THE BEST I've ever had!! And it's hard to beat my mom's delicious Cuban cooking!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, romantic, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I liked it alot
    Jtrip
    Dined on 3/11/2014
    I liked the food. IM cuban and its hard to find cuban food i really enjoy that compares to my moms food. Of course thats a hard feat , but Agozar cuban bistro is a contender. The food was well seasoned and had its own flare. I recommend it. The mojitos werent my fave but they were decently good. I would recommend people go and check it out. :)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    CaliforniaNtheWorld
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    I had a dinner for three there the other night and was sorely disappointed. They jammed the three of us into a table that would comfortably fit one, snugly fit two, and not at all fit three. The food was OK. We shared tapas and the highlight was the plantain chips with blackbean hummus. Lastly, we each got drinks. These were the most disappointing for what was supposed to be a fun ladies night out. The mojito was light on the rum and way too sweet. The margarita of a friend was basically just ice with little flavor. The meal of 1.33 tapas a person and a drink each came out to over 30 dollars, way above what it was worth.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Pricey But Nice
    deepBlue
    Dined on 3/4/2014
    The steak was good so was the traditional cuban pollo and yellow rice. The portion size for the rice was too much. I barely ate half of it. I do think its a bit pricier for the location. I liked the atmosphere though.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Lunch
    Meganm
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    Came in for lunch and the tapas were absolutely delicious.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice spot,...The food was
    Adrian
    Dined on 2/16/2014
    Nice spot,...The food was good, great tapas selection
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Cuban brunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 2/8/2014
    After a last minute decision to find a boozy brunch, I remembered agozar has a pre-fixe brunch. Made a quick reservation and a hour and a half later we were there. Plenty of dishes to choose from, all equally delicious. I had the Vaca Frita and friends and my friend had the combination plate. Sangria was delicious. It was really loud. There were two large groups where we were sitting. Overall good. I would come back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome Food...Sucky Serivce
    Cris
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    I came here for brunch for the second time visiting this restaurant. The food is awesome! They have some creative brunch dishes and the Cuban style food tastes great. I would have given this restaurant 5 stars if it wasn't for the poor service. They offer a pre-fix menu that includes unlimited sangrias if you opt-in for two hours. Our first Sangria didn't even hit our table until after 40 minutes of waiting to be served as it seemed like everyone around us was being attended to. When the waitress finally arrives she doesn't even tell us about the pre fix option but I knew of it from going once before and reading other reviews. We kept having to ask the male waiter for sangria re-fills to what was supposed to be "unlimited"..
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • New Year Pre-Fixe
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    It was great to have a sampler set of all four (4) courses. However there was lack of disclosure on their menu availability/restrictions for the night. We had to sit through a pre-fixed menu when we expected to have an a la carte. The food selection was astounding, but it is priced higher than I give it credit for. The service is great, friendly and accommodating staff, space is small but cozy.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great place for a family night
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    The food is awesome, really generous portions and a very special taste, not that try to Cuban food but you can call it a contemporaneous Cuban food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Vaca frita rocked
    eastsidecubana
    Dined on 12/27/2013
    The three of us agreed, the vaca frita was the best of all our dishes. And the platanitos maduros were just as good as any Miami spot.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, great for brunch, romantic, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Brunch was alot better.
    JP112
    Dined on 12/26/2013
    Had lunch with 3 friends. Only 1 person was fully satisifed with his meal. I had high expectations b/c brunch usually delicious. $5 Sangria was fine.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Latin gem
    Phillydesis
    Dined on 12/23/2013
    Great food and drinks although they were out of the Cuban cigars dessert excellent service
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious
    Luis
    Dined on 12/4/2013
    I can't get enough of Agozar! The food is awesome! It's noisy but that's what creates the unique vibe. I recommend you make a reservation because the place is usually packed after 7pm.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great spot! We enjoyed out
    jengVIP
    Dined on 12/1/2013
    Great spot! We enjoyed out unlimited sangria and brunch along with very attentive service. Will definitely go back
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Thanksgiving
    MommyDearest
    Dined on 11/28/2013
    My family and I came to Agozar for Thanksgiving. It was our first time and we all enjoyed it. It was a fixed menu so everything was already set up but we can't wait to go back and try the items on their everyday regular menu!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Thanksgiving feast
    Angie
    Dined on 11/28/2013
    This our second year coming for Thanksgiving feast and again my family and I had a great time. The food it's AMAZING! The service outstanding. We are making this now as a new family tradition. Thanks Chef ... AGOZAR!!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Agozar Cuban Bistro a gem in the EV
    tony
    Dined on 11/28/2013
    I love this place, me and my friends have made this our annual outing for Thanksgiving dinner when we stay in the city! The drinks are fantastic, all the staff are friendly and attentive, and the food is delicious. A must try for anyone in the neighborhood.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overload
    NYCTravelerVIP
    Dined on 10/15/2013
    Great mojitos!! The masitas were almost entirely fat. I know pork belly is fatty, but usually there's a little meat layered between the fat. It should be split between at least 4 people. The ropa vieja and lechon were both great.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • good strong sangria ...i recommend
    Goodeats17
    Dined on 10/6/2013
    good strong sangria ...i recommend the 2 hour unlimited sangria brunch special for $28 a person includes meal and sangria for 2 hours.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious and energetic
    Luis
    Dined on 10/4/2013
    This place is simply awesome. I have never had a bad meal at Agozar. The mojitos are awesome and the vaca frita is amazing. My girlfriend and I go to this place about every other month. The place definitely gets noisy later in the day so if you want a calm romantic dinner get there before 7pm and always get a reservation so you don't have to wait. The wait times can be long later in the night but believe me it is worth it. Just get yourself a mojito and chill. Enjoy the music and the company of your friends or special someone.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious food!
    andrewpugVIP
    Dined on 9/16/2013
    Great meal. We first got there and thought we would have to sit at a table top, but lo and behold there is a back room with table seating. We sat next to a window. It took a while to get a waiter. After a 5-10 minute wait we made sure to order our drinks and meals so we could get our food! After another 10 minute wait we finally got our drinks. They were delicious. Would def. recommend the Piñatine. After 20 minutes our meal finally came out and it was WELL worth the wait. I love vaca fritas and have been searching for a place that could cook it as well as they do in Miami. I was not disappointed. The yucas were delicious as well. Will def. be returning soon.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Glad to have found it.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/9/2013
    10 of us met and had a wonderful afternoon with attentive service and delicious food!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.