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Outdoor seating in the summer - La Nacional Restaurant, New York, NY

La Nacional Restaurant

4.8
4.8
706 Reviews
$30 and under
Spanish
La Nacional has been feeding Spaniards and Latin Americans in New York since the 19th century from its historical brownstone in the heart of what was Little Spain. Today, our volunteer-run non-profit has opened its doors to create a community restaurant and gathering place for everyone to enjoy. The Society sponsors the visas of Spain top young chefs - providing them with an apartment in our brownstone to draw inspiration from La Nacional’s past and establishing a culinary epicenter in New York City for Spanish food. Our goal is to offer diners innovative cuisine, reasonable prices and a neighborhood atmosphere for everyone.

The Restaurant at La Nacional is the catalyst for significant cultural and community programming that reflects the Society’s 155 year-old mission. This includes free or low-cost apartments upstairs for artists-in-residence and opening our event space on the parlor floor to community events, cultural pursuits and charitable causes.

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2 people

11:00 PM


Booked 24 times today

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Spanish, Latin / Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates
  • Hours of operation
    Lunch Sat, Sun 12:00 pm–5:00 pm Brunch Sat, Sun 12:00 pm–5:00 pm Dinner Tue–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Bar Tue–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–9:30 pm Fri 4:00 pm–10:30 pm Happy Hour Tue–Thu 4:00 pm–6:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (212) 929-7873
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    Paco Parreño
  • Catering
    La Nacional offers full catering services!
  • Private party facilities
    In addition to our restaurant space, La Nacional offers a newly refurbished, fully-equipped large event space on the parlor floor of our historic brownstone. With our expansive catering service, full bar, and premier staff, we can accommodate a wide range of unique events. The room can hold over 100 people and is equipped with audiovisual technology, including a large screen and a new sound and lighting systems. We have hosted conferences, classes, cultural events, concerts, meetings, weddings, private parties, film screenings, and more. If you are interested in more information please call 212 929-7873 or write us at hola@lanacional.org. We look forward to having your event at La Nacional.
  • Neighborhood
    West Village
  • Cross street
    7th and 8th avenues
  • Parking details
    No parking on 14th street, but ample parking on side streets. Also, a paid parking lot directly across the street.
  • Public transit
    Subway: 1, 2, 3, L, A, C, E, F, M,PATH: 14th street station
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Vegan, Wine

What 706 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.7Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • New York City

    Spanish

  • Manhattan

    Spanish

706 Reviews
  1. Dennis

    New York City

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    frankly trash service. Imagine being seated and then needing to flag a waiter to get our first glass of water, AND never got refills. It took 10+ minutes to flag someone to sign the check. And as our party tries to flag a waiter, we see some tables get served multiple times.

    1 person found this helpful

  2. ernestb

    New York City

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Each experience at La Nacional gets better and better. The staff always works to meet our needs and as they get to know us better, they know what we are needing even before we do!! Perfect customer appreciation and service. AND... the food is always excellent.

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  3. Nycslc

    New York City

    15 reviews

    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on May 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Had a lovely dinner here. After asking for a quieter table, we sat outside under their patio. The service was attentive. The food excellent and varied. The pricing fair. Will definitely return.

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  4. ernestb

    New York City

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on May 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    La Nacional is Always EXCELLENT...both food and service!

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    great food and service , staff is courteous and polite. Great location and ambiance

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Tampa

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Authentic delicious Spanish food! The seafood on the Paella was so good!! Amazing experience

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  7. RichardB

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    terrific place with excellent food at reasonable prices

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Seattle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The waitress is really nice. Very polite and friendly

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  9. ernestb

    New York City

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on April 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was an extraordinary evening. The food was fantastic and the service was perfect. Adrianna (the hostess) and Adrianna (our waitress) could not have been more attentive and generous. Will come back very soon!

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Hawaii

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always good food and service. I take my customer from other countries every time they satisfy

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FAQs

La Nacional Restaurant is rated 4.8 stars by 706 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

11:00 PM


Booked 24 times today
Google Map for La Nacional Restaurant

239 W 14th St, New York, NY 10011

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street
    7th and 8th avenues
  • Neighborhood
    West Village
  • Hours of operation
    Lunch Sat, Sun 12:00 pm–5:00 pm Brunch Sat, Sun 12:00 pm–5:00 pm Dinner Tue–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Bar Tue–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–9:30 pm Fri 4:00 pm–10:30 pm Happy Hour Tue–Thu 4:00 pm–6:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Spanish, Latin / Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    No parking on 14th street, but ample parking on side streets. Also, a paid parking lot directly across the street.
  • Public transit
    Subway: 1, 2, 3, L, A, C, E, F, M,PATH: 14th street station
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Paco Parreño
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Vegan, Wine
  • Phone number
    (212) 929-7873
  • Catering
    La Nacional offers full catering services!
  • Private party facilities
    In addition to our restaurant space, La Nacional offers a newly refurbished, fully-equipped large event space on the parlor floor of our historic brownstone. With our expansive catering service, full bar, and premier staff, we can accommodate a wide range of unique events. The room can hold over 100 people and is equipped with audiovisual technology, including a large screen and a new sound and lighting systems. We have hosted conferences, classes, cultural events, concerts, meetings, weddings, private parties, film screenings, and more. If you are interested in more information please call 212 929-7873 or write us at hola@lanacional.org. We look forward to having your event at La Nacional.
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