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122 E 7th St, New York City, NY 10009-6161
06:00 - 00:00
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Sun 15:00 - 00:00
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious! Dollar oysters on Sunday and Monday. Hands down best ceviche I've ever had! I gotta get the recipe. Solid wine selection. Unique dishes with a South American twist/fusion. Highly recommend this place...especially if you love seafood. Atmosphere is perfect for a date if you don't mind sitting at a bar. Staff was very friendly. Enjoy :)

Thank Stefan M
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Don't let the tiny hole-in-the-wall appearance fool you, for this is a very special place, clearly a work of love and passion by its owner in the heart of the East Village. Ceviche is the specialty (the lobster ceviche was the highlight), but there is also a handful of other dishes (including a fantastic grilled octopus, and the signature tea-smoked... More 

Thank Nomoss71
London, United Kingdom
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362 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed the ceviche that we tried. It is made in front of you at the bar and was very nice. The place itself worked for us because we really used it as a snack before dinner. However if you were going to eat there as a main meal you wouldn't have much choice beyond the raw fish. I... More 

Thank Segaria226
New York City, New York
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This restaurant doesn't get a favorable review from me largely because I was expecting something different (a traditional ceviche bar) and the food wasn't good. The information on Desnuda's website is outdated. The menu is old (not the current menu) and no hours are listed. We arrived before the restaurant opened and had to wait two hours until opening (other... More 

1 Thank Melia_Mucer
Dowling, Michigan
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

If you're curious enough to have gotten this far in your research, you've arrived. The other reviews cover it all - this place is amazing beyond belief. Now go. Just go.

Thank knorekj
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Situated in a cool part of town and serving up incredible ceviche and excellent wines, this place is a must try when in NYC! Not really advisable if there is a group of you due to size, however if you are a couple it is definitely worth the short wait. Lobster and scallops were both incredible!! Will definitely be back... More 

1 Thank Theo F
Bangkok, Thailand
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

This was a great little ceviche place. Everything is cooked in front of you. The sashimi dishes were also very good as was the truffle popcorn. This restaurant is hidden and not very well sign posted but that adds to the allure. It is a small restaurant not really suitable for large groups but very cosy and romantic for couples.... More 

Thank Zed821
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

My wife and I visited Desnuda in the East Village with great expectations. We knew from our research that it was a narrow bar setting with approximately 16 seats and a collection of ceviche options. We also knew about the smoked oysters. Well Ladies and Gentlemen Desnuda delivered off the charts. Reason 1 Tea Smoked Oysters - prepared with the... More 

2 Thank GraybeardOttawa
Brussels, Belgium
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55 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Looking on internet for a delicious ceviche restaurant while visiting New York, la Desnuda was highly recommended by many traveling websites. I decided to have dinner there with my boyfriend and it was a very romantic dinner. The place is very small, you eat at bar with candlelight. The staff is very helpful. The ceviches are original with fresh and... More 

Thank Yaslovesbags
New York City, New York
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Ceviche are just amazing! They also have an amazing Beer list! From Peru and many countries. They don't accept reservation and we all eat at the bar but the food is so good...

1 Thank janisny

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
15:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 E 7th St, New York City, NY 10009-6161
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: 2122543515

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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East Village
There’s still an independent vibe to the East Village, which offers plenty of unique small businesses catering to longtime New Yorkers and area college students alike. The East Village retains a bit of the old-time neighbourhood feel that you can still experience today thanks to a mix of locally-owned shops, cozy restaurants, and lively bars. The scale of the residential blocks makes this a wonderful place to wander up and down the streets searching for the newest hip spot, or an old-school favorite. In the center of the neighbourhood, Tompkins Square Park serves as a gathering point for the New Yorkers that call the East Village home. The people-watching here is hard to beat.
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