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Cafe Ronda

€€ - €€€Spanish
249 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10023-3330
+1 212-579-9929
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good57%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
22 Jan 2017
“Unexpectedly Delightful (and really fun to sit outside)”
28 Sep 2016
“Good food”
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00 Hours
€€ - €€€
249 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10023-3330
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

This Spanish restaurant has the best hot cauliflower appetizers and is unusually fun. The breakfasts are also very good and the service is excellent.

Thank bookpublisher
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Three of us enjoyed appetizers and dinner in this busy restaurant. The paella and skirt steak were very good. Our waiter was pleasant and did a nice job. I would recommend this restaurant.

Thank Landtreker
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Ronda has great burgers and fries. Good sides and salads. Reasonably priced and a fair amount of sidewalk seating for pleasant days and nights.

Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Same great tapas, same owner, same chef. No idea why the name change but everything is still great here.

Thank EthanAllenBoy
Reviewed 4 August 2015

I think it was a cozy place, however very loud. Boring to give this place a bad note, yet they really slipped up with our orders. We had drinks and we ordered the easiest food, I would say, on the menu, like a couple of...More

Thank sokriw
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Like others, we came across this place on our way out of Central Park. Relatively quiet, with outdoor space and some great food, it was a lucky find. We shared some devilled eggs, and I had the paella. Both were superb -- the paella was...More

Thank JeepNYC
Reviewed 5 June 2015

A friend and I were heading south after leaving Central Park and stopped here for lunch at the outside patio. The wait staff was very friendly and attentive. We both ordered the Spring Greens salad, mine with chicken, my friend's with skirt steak. The salads...More

Thank WhereToNext4
Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

Decided to give the place a try and wasn't disappointed by the decision. Not the tapas I know, but food was very good mix of ingredients and flavours. Excellent sauté mushrooms, melt in your mouth grilled octopus, moreish garlic and parsley fries, and fresh kale...More

Thank VoyagerJC
Reviewed 4 December 2014

Situated in a shabby neighborhood, but directly across a youth hostel, this restaurant serves decent food, but I must say that I did not find the food, which is billed as Sardinian, to be different from other southern Italian food. It's OK food, but a...More

Thank Daisy B
Reviewed 7 November 2014

We had a lovely brunch - good selection of dishes and lovely atmosphere. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Rhowie
Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 249 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10023-3330
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-579-9929
  • E-mail
Ronda, is a Spanish restaurant featuring the flavors and traditions of every region of Spain. Our wine list has been carefully chosen offering new experiences in flavors from the Old World along with quality and price. Three times a year, our Executive Chef Javier Ortega from San Sebastian in Donoztia (Basque Country) and his team bring you a special menu with pairing wines from Andalucia, Basque country and Catalunya. Please check schedule with our restaurant.
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