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THANKSGIVING AT GABRIELA'S!

Have a Thankgiving your family will never forget!  Leave the cooking and dirty dishes to us and come celebrate all we have to give thanks for! 

Our spacious dinning room and private rooms are available for your family party!  Call now to reserve your spot, they wont last long!

Enjoy our Thanksgiving Menu or our regular menu!  Pilgrims and Native Americans all enjoy a Margarita now and again!!

Gabriela’s Thanksgiving Menu

 

Appetizers

 

Sopa de Calabaza 8

Butternut Squash Soup

Ensalada Otoñal 15

White quinoa, mix greens, walnuts, dry cranberries, pumpkin seeds and avocado Tossed with honey chipotle dressing

 

Main Course

Gabriela’s Pavo Casero 27

Baked white or dark meat marinated with herbs,

Served with sautéed baby carrots, string beans, potato-apple salad and homemade turkey gravy or mancha manteles mole sauce.                          

Salmon Chipilo 26

Baked Atlantic salmon over chipilo sauce (mushrooms, sour cream, saffron, and chipotle). Served over green rice.

Entraña Otoñal 27

 Grilled skirt steak marinated with garlic. Served over more rice, topped with chimichurri sauce, and fried sweet plantains.  

Desserts 8

Pumpkin Cheese Cake

Coconut Flan

Be sure to check out our

Special Thanksgiving Margaritas!

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FATHERS DAY AT GABRIELA'S RESTAURANT AND TEQUILA BAR!

We all know what dad really wants for Father's Day!   Skip the socks and tie,  return the singing bass, and consider celebrating dad with a Frosty Margarita and a heaping bowl of Guacamole!   There's no better way to tell dad how special he is to you!   You will be telling him that you really get him,  that you understand and appreciate all his stress and hard work that he has put forth to provide for you.  Dad just wants to kick back, relax, and be appreciated a little.  Not a lot, just a little.  Gabriela's is here to make it easy for you to celebrate in a relaxed friendly manner.  Enjoy our dinner specials, our specialty drinks, our incredible outdoor cafe.  Maybe keep an eye on the World Cup.  Just add you and its everything Dad really wants.   There's lots going on at Gabriela's and we want to celebrate with you!     Make your reservations today!

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GABRIELA'S NEWEST LOCATION! TIMES SQUARE!

Gabriela’s Restaurant and Tequila Bar is proud to announce and welcome you to our new venture!  Gabriela’s Taqueria is open within the brand new Times Square eatery, City Kitchen!  City Kitchen, a multi vendor food market, brings the best of NYC to Times Square.  Located within the lobby of Row NYC at 44th and 8th, City Kitchen is poised to change the Times Square food landscape.  City Kitchen is designed to bring Times Square visitors and locals alike the opportunity to try some of the city’s most desired and buzzed about food concepts, without having to travel to taste them!

We are exceptionally proud to be included among an amazing and inspiring list of chefs and local entrepreneurial success stories such as Dough, Box ilili, Whitman’s Burgers, Luke’s Lobster, Ippudo Ramen and Azuki Sushi.   City Kitchen will be the place local New Yorkers frequent when forced into Times Square!  Offering something for everyone there will be no better place for a quick bite pre or post theater, or whenever you happen through the neighborhood.

Gabriela’s Taqueria offers a wide selection of our taco’s crafted with homemade ingredients and tortilla’s made as you watch.  A full breakfast taco selection will add to neighborhoods lack of breakfast options.  A selection of our legendary neighborhood favorites, such as our Pollo Yucateco (rotisserie chicken), Camerones Rellons (jalapeno stuffed jumbo shrimp), empanadas and ceviche will round out the menu.   A selection of Mexican beers and sodas will also be available.

Finally after many years of turning down offers to expand, the perfect opportunity in the perfect location has come our way.   We are incredibly proud and excited to have been hand chosen for this project and we couldn't be happier or more excited about our new hosts and market neighbors.   Our new counter service model will introduce many people to our brand of quality and service, and let you get your Gabriela’s fix even when away from the Upper West Side!

So next time your in Times Square, don’t fret the food options.  Head right over to 44th and 8th and taste some of the best flavors the city has to offer!  Quick and Easy! We hope to see you soon!

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GABRIELA'S RESTAURANT AND TEQUILA BAR CELEBRATES SPRING!

Its been a long winter and just when you think its over, Mother Nature whacks us with another cold spell.  Well we have just about had enough,  and the crocus seems to agree as they are starting to pop out all over our cafe.    Warm weather is coming and with that the start of the outdoor dining season.    The palm trees have been ordered and before long our neighbors will be casually sipping frozen margaritas under them.  The lazy fans and our oasis like feel makes Gabriela's outdoor cafe one of the very best outdoor dinning spots on the UWS. There is no better place to be.  Whether you are celebrating date night as a couple, or a family reunion of 50, Gabriela's is where the neighborhood comes to Celebrate!   So come and find out what everyone has been talking about.  When your ready to kick back and relax swing by and say hi, we will be waiting for you!

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GABRIELA'S RESTAURANT AND TEQUILA BAR THANKS YOU!

Happy 2014!   


For more than 20 years Gabriela's has been an Upper West Side favorite, and beyond our family gatherings we have celebrated many grand occasions with you. Birthdays, Graduations, Retirements, Showers, Weddings and even an occasional Bar Mitzvah!   Now its our turn to celebrate you!  As a special thanks for all the good times we wanted to offer something directly to you.


Please join us any Monday or Tuesday night this winter and enjoy our
Happy Hour Bar Menu
ALL NIGHT LONG
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  At your table or at the bar.  Its the little things that count and we hope that this little thing brings you many celebrations well into the New Year! 


Thank you for making us a UWS mainstay.  We hope to celebrate with you again soon!

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BOOK SIGNING AT GABRIELA'S RESTAURANT!

Earlier this month GABRIELA'S was proud to feature and honor local resident and author Bennett Hines upon the release of his new book "Where the Sun Didnt Shine".  An autobiography chronicling his struggle in becoming a Harlem Police officer during the inner city struggles of the late 60’s and  early 70’s.  A must read for anyone with an interest in the NYC police department, civil rights, or the growth of New York City over time.  His story is inspirational!
Bennett was able to meet a whole bunch  of our regular customers, sign books ,and share stories about his time on the Force.  Bennett is a great guy, lots of fun, and a  truly an American Hero!  We were proud he chose to spend time with us!  Thanks Bennett!!
Check out Bennett’s book on Amazon  HERE!

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DAY OF THE DEAD AT GABRIELA'S

Gabriela's Celebrates Day of the Dead!

The "Day of the Dead" or “Dia De Los Muertos” festivities begin in Mexico on November 1st.  All Saints Day,  and continues through November 2nd , All Souls Day.  These days are a celebration of our ancestors and our memories of them.  Unlike Halloween it is not a scary, spooky, or somber day. The spirits of the deceased are thought to return to their families during this time, and families joyfully prepare an altar of welcoming and offerings for them.
 
The Alter and Offerings.
An alter is usually created in a prominent location of the house.  Offerings are placed on the altar, usually consisting of pictures of the deceased, personal belongings of the deceased and any other offerings the deceased might enjoy, such as a pack of cigarettes or a bottle of tequila.
 
Additional offerings consist of items that may represent the four main elements of nature earth, wind, water, and fire. Candles (fire) are used to help light the way for the spirits.  Other decorative items such as “papel picado” or tissue paper cut-outs  represent wind,  wreaths (representing earth), crosses, bowls of water (water) and flowers, are also offered. Special "Day of the Dead" foods (crops/earth) are placed on the altar to help feed and nourish the traveling souls on their journey.
 
Other Festivities
During this time Mexican families make trips to the cemetery to clean up and decorate family member gravesites. Many carts and vendors are set up around the cemeteries to sell decorations and flowers for the gravesites. Local bands go around and play music for the deceased and the families. The larger cities often have parades with horses, dancers and musicians.  It is a joyous time of celebration and family.
  
 Our Gabriela’s family is glad to share our traditions with you this week.  Thank you for joining us at Gabriela’s as we Celebrate Day of the Dead all week long with special drinks, food, and celebration!  Please stop by and see our alter, and taste all the traditional flavors of the Day!  

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YOUR PRIVATE CELEBRATION AT GABRIELA'S!

Gabriela's Private Rooms and Spaces are the perfect place to celebrate any occasion!  Whether your celebrating Tuesday night with your family of 4, a class moms night out for 12, a retirement party for 18, a baby shower for 30, or a PTA function for 100, Gabriela's Restaurant and Tequila bar has the festive space and menu options to meet your every need.  Holiday party?  Graduation?  Bar Mitzvah? NYC Tour?  You name it and we will help you Celebrate it!  
Plated, family style, and buffet options are all available.  Whether its Lunch Dinner or weekend brunch, everyone loves Gabriela’s beverage packages.  Who doesn’t love “ALL YOU CAN DRINK MARGARITAS”!  For something truly unique and special, add a tequila seminar and/or tasting to your event.  Your guests will be talking about it for years to come.  Think formal wine tasting, but so much more fun.  Remember, Gabriela’s uses only the finest raw ingredients in the kitchen (look for our local and organic options) and over 150 varieties of 100% agave tequila at the bar! Its the real deal! 
Gabriela’s Restaurant and Tequila Bar is where the Neighborhood comes to celebrate!   The neighborhood is here, we are all waiting for you!  Contact our special event dept today and start planning your party!  212-961-9600

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BEST IN NYC!

Thank You Posse for naming Gabriela's THE PLACE IN NYC to Celebrate National Tequila Day!  With only one recommendation for each city world wide, we are thrilled to represent our little town of NYC!  I guess Posse has discovered what our neighbors already know!  Gabriela's Restaurant and Tequila bar is where the neighborhood celebrates!  Come see what your missing today!    Read the full post HERE

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TEQUILA IN THE NYT!

Congrats to Casa Noble Tequila who ruled the NYT tequila tasting!  Did you know that Casa Noble is the creator of our Gabriela's Select Barrel Tequila?  We agree with Eric Asimov!  Casa Noble creates some of the best tequila's out there.  Their tequilas are handcrafted in small batches. All are 100% Agave and 100% USDA Organic!   While the products on the liquor store shelves are a blend of many diverse tasting barrels, Gabriela's Select is an extreme limited supply from a single barrel!  Fully expressing everything the unique barrel has to offer!   Only 360 Bottles are available and when its gone we go back to get another, which will have a complete different flavor profile!  Check out Reposado Barrel 536 (Just a few bottles left!), Anejo B-83, and our latest favorite Reposado B-54.  Dollar for dollar you will not find a better Tequila out there.   Come by and taste some today and read the full tequila article and review in the New York Times  HERE!    

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WELCOME SUMMER!

Happy summer everyone!   The days are long and the temperature is rising.   What's the best way to cool off on the upper west side?  A frozen margarita on Gabriela's porch is just what the doctor ordered!  Sitting under the palm trees and lazy fans, your personal oasis awaits!  Strawberry, Lime, Mango, Watermelon, or Prickly pair,  Happy hour and daily flavor specials will keep you coming back to try them all!  Get out of the hot sun now and relax with us!  Its where the neighborhood comes to celebrate!

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GABRIELA'S IS THE PICK FOR OUTDOOR BRUNCH ON THE UWS

DNA Info chooses Gabriela's Restaurant and Tequila Bar as the best place for a stress free outdoor brunch!  What could be better, every brunch comes with a complimentary Frozen Marg, Bloody Maria, or Sangria.  From traditional favorites like chilaquiles, to the tex-mex breakfast burrito, to a straight up Farm House Ham and Egg breakfast Gabriela's has got it all. The great weather is finally here!  Step out of your busy life and into our oasis, lets celebrate outside under the palm trees and fans!  Read the full article HERE.

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