Very boring plain food, no taste, not cheap. Dark room, almost to dark to read the menu. Small place but not cosy.
We came here for our anniversary dinner. We wanted to try Venezuelan food and we found this restaurant. The food was excellent. However it is a very small restaurant; we had to squeeze in between two larger tables for a table of two. It is also very loud which isn't that big of a deal for me. I recommend giving... More
Great food, attitude in this local Venezuelan joint. Real food real people. Sometimes food comes slowly, but always good.
I'm Venezuelan and I must said that el Cocotero is the most wonderful restaurant I'd ever been.Luis ( the owner) is perfect and the food is absolutely wonderful. You must definitely come to El Cocotero
First is the atmosphere - first impressions and all. You walk in to a brightly multi-colored room. On the left are masks that you see in Venezuela all the time. On the right is more traditional folk art. Directly ahead of you is the outside-indoors - and a typical red ceramic roof like is seen on every house down there.... More
Simple yet interesting food. I had the arrepas as appetizer, shredded beaf for entere and 3 milk cake for desert. Everything was quite good. This is not fine dining or very exciting but well executed simple dishes that leave you craving for more
We finally got to El Cocotero last weekend. Since it was December we decided to try the Christmas plate: hallacas (a Venezuelan style tamal), roast pork, ham bread and potato/chicken salad. Having eaten this food many times in Venezuela I would say it is very authentic, although I wouldn't consider it the best representation I have tried. Overall, the pork... More
Looking for a Place to Eat? Come to el cocotero Family Restaurant owne for Luis Quintero a Venezuelan from Maracaibo, and enjoy a great meal. Order Arepas , i love all of them in thatn place as well as Cachapas, corn pancakes We had Tasty Appetizers tequeños ... Filling Sandwiches... Juicy Burgers & Steaks... !the Menu features Everything from Venezuelan,... More
This delightful restaurant was a wonderful find! My friend and I visited New York and made it our mission to sample lots of different kinds of restaurants. This was a definite favorite! It has the most charming atmosphere with colorful decorations and wide open windows-- you feel as if you are almost transported to Venezuela! The food is lovely, made... More
Do you know what`s the food like in Venezuela? Definitely go to El cocotero. Great food. Special dishes. Instead of bread, you`ll get your ham and cheese wrapped in fried banana. Delicious! Fresh fruit drinks and cocktails. Everything tastes well!
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