Wow what a find. Worth the trip from Manhattan. Easy to get there by subway. Great food with great service. Tapas style. Food is amazing. Would highly recommend - best meal during our stay in New York.
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Plates are for sharing but they are of tapas size. 3 plates per person are recommended. Only 2 medium sized entrees and several specials of the day. Everything we tried was delicious and different especially the eggplant and the 2 lamb dishes. Service was great...More
Cobble Hill location. Unassuming from the outside with large glass windows looking out to the street. We had a lunch reservation and were seated right away. Nice interior, some of the decor evoking a mudejar mood. They have a very small outside garden space. Friendly...More
Wonderful tapas experience in the Boerem Hill section of Brooklyn. There was a broad selection of familiar and less familiar tastes. We tried the albondigas as one of our standard tests of tapas dining. It was just the way we prefer with a light brown...More
Tapas bars are always among my favorites, whether in Spain or throughout the U.S., and it's usually hard to go wrong. But La Vara totally missed the mark. Smallish servings are expected, but La Vara's are tiny, particularly given the sometimes ridiculous pricing. I admit...More
While visiting Brooklyn, we decided to try something different for dinner. La Vara did Spanish and Mediterranean with a different touch. The tapas were all excellent and the creativity, and seasonings were a gastrogasim. We started with the croqueta del dia, ham/cheese; Berenjena con Miel,...More
Excellent quality. Varied choices. Good wine selection. Prompt and friendly service. Nice atmosphere. Not touristic. We are recommending it to all our friends.
Very good atmosphere, the service is very nice and the food is exceptional. The portions are not very big, but if you combine 3 to 4 disher you have an excellent meal.