Food

Elizabeth Avenue is also well known for its many different varieties of food. Everything from American to Italian to Portuguese Shrimp and riceto a wide variety of Latin American culinary delights. A visit to Bella Palermo Pastry Shop will thrill your taste buds. The Avenue features a wide variety of food; you can find the following plates:

  • Arepas
  • Canola
  • Cuban and Colombian Coffee
  • Cuban Sandwiches
  • Custard Cups
  • Espresso Coffee
  • Italian Hotdogs
  • Pizza
  • Pupusas
  • Shellfish
  • Steaks
  • Tostones
  • Uruguayan Pastries

Union Square

Centanni’s Meat Market and Algarve Fish Market and a host of produce stores hold court around the historic Union Square area. Located just around the corner on Centre Street is the newly expanded Baby and Teen Gallery. This area also features a Farmer’s market throughout the Spring, Summer and Fall, and free concerts during the Summer months.

Recommended Restaurants

El Salvadoreno and others serve fine Latin fare. Going straight to the Port, you can dine one of the City’s elegant Spanish restaurants, including Manolo’s. Also off of East Jersey Street is Madrid, another wonderful Spanish restaurant in Midtown. Dolce Restaurant and Lounge is a great meeting place located on Broad Street. For the best Cuban Cuisine, Seafood and Steaks, visit Alvarez Café, a landmark which has been on the Avenue for more than 35 years.