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El Barajo Restaurant

672 Bleecker St, Utica, NY 13501-2404
+1 315-732-2181
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good10%
  • Average0%
  • Poor30%
  • Terrible10%
18 Apr 2016
“Hidden jem of multicultural food scenery in Utica”
17 Jul 2015
“I've gone twice in two weeks. Simple cafeteria style restaurant.”
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Latin, Spanish
672 Bleecker St, Utica, NY 13501-2404
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

El Barajo, if you want to try real Dominican/Spanish food that's the place to be. Awesome atmosphere (feels like eating at home). Diverse group of people eating at El Barajo. Very friendly and festive mood. Huge plate of food, you can choose 3 sides with...More

Thank Dmitry F
Reviewed 17 July 2015

This place reminds me a lot of a place we visited in Ponce, PR. It's not fancy, but it IS clean. You can see into the kitchen, so I don't understand what people are saying about cleanliness. It's a humble little place serving authentic Caribbean...More

Thank Lynn D
Reviewed 21 May 2015

The menu sounds better then the actual quality of the meal. My sister and I visted earlier May 2015 both got ox tail plates with rice and beans.. did not have mexican rice made only white rice.. it was ok.. the ox tail did not...More

Thank melissatarzania
Reviewed 13 November 2014 via mobile

Place is gross not clean at all Owner is an idiot i had a deal for verizon smart rewards for the place. i made it aware to him before i ordered that i was going to use it and when i went to use it...More

1  Thank speedracer8686
Reviewed 13 November 2014 via mobile

This place is really small it also makes me question the cleanliness used when preparing the food as soon as I walked in. This restaurant is also located in a terrible area of town not to mention the food its not the best food ive...More

1  Thank linda854
Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

Yeah you heard it not a Spanish restaurant but a Dominican and not that great either plus they charge you NY city prices for rive and beans and greasy meats

1  Thank Suave1
Reviewed 28 March 2013 via mobile

Cute atmosphere , great little place to eat, fun and great waitresses! The food is excellent , but I wish they can give a little bit more food.

Thank foodl0verr
Reviewed 10 May 2011

best food i ever Latino food j i ever ate . Good prices, great customer service. I would recommend this to any one of my friends.

1  Thank Jercool
Reviewed 13 March 2007

You don't know what plantain "con los tres golpes" for breakfast is? The helpful translation is "with three hits." The "hits" turned out to be eggs over easy (kinda), a small square of "bread" that seemed to be made with cake flour and a salami-like...More

1  Thank terryhallinan
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 672 Bleecker St, Utica, NY 13501-2404
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: +1 315-732-2181
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