El Nuevo Bohio

791 E. Tremont Ave.
Bronx, NY 10460
Critics' Pick
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  • Daily 7am-8:30pm
  • $$
  • Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • Street Parking
  • Reservations Accepted
El Nuevo Bohio ("The New Shack") is a picture-perfect palace of pig, a real Puerto Rican lechonera. The front window says it all, featuring a tumble of bronzed pork shoulders. The pig wrangler cuts up your portion--whether it be a half-pound ($3.50), a pound, or a platter that also features fried or boiled plantains and a perfunctory salad-with complete unanimity, carefully giving you some fat, some lean, and a good crunchy swatch of skin or two. At your request, he also ladles on a garlic sauce that will sting your lips without benefit of chiles. The double dining room is comfortable, and the full Puerto Rican menu is available therein.
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