Dulce Vida Cafe

5.0 stars 5.0 out of 5 12 ratings

1219 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10028

(212) 535-2424
100% of 7 votes say it's Celiac friendly
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    5 ratingJuly 01, 2016

    This place was really fantastic for us. Seating is a smidge tight, but service was very friendly and pretty quick. And almost EVERYTHING is gluten free naturally .. awesome. The empanadas were great, asking with the tostones with guacamole were delicious (mild was hotter than we could really handle... recommend no spice if you aren't a heat lover). They also had gluten free desserts... Will definitely be back.

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    5 ratingMay 27, 2016

    Wonderful, fresh food! Very celiac friendly! Welcoming staff! Quick walk from the Met.

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    5 ratingMarch 24, 2016

    As noted by others, the empanadas are really good, especially the chicken empanadas. The stuffed peppers are amazing, with lots of flavor. The red beans and rice are excellent as well. I'd say over 90% of the menu is GF, including nearly all of the Colombian food. Burgers and sandwiches (both not GF) are available for those tagging along with you and want something a bit more American.

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    5 ratingFebruary 19, 2016

    amazing GF empanadas

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    5 ratingApril 23, 2015

    Really really good empanadas and they have gf baked goods too. I only tried a cookie which was good.

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    5 ratingMarch 07, 2015

    This meal just fixed my day. Nice warm soup, fluffy rice and attentive staff, makes all this snow so much more bearable! It's so celiac friendly they mark the few items that actually CONTAIN gluten, which makes a nice change!! Highly recommend.

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    4 ratingAugust 16, 2014

    Empanadas -- I missed them so!! Really good food :)

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    4 ratingJanuary 20, 2014

    Very tasty lots with lots of options.

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    5 ratingDecember 15, 2013

    Amazing empanadas! Never got sick! They do a good job of keeping things un contaminated! I eat there all the time! They have a lot of gf options and desserts!

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    4 ratingAugust 12, 2012

    This lovely little place has yummy empanadas & pandebonos among their GF specialties. Gives the feel of a Spanish diner, eat in or take out. GF is not always marked, so ask the knowledgable staff. Try a few dessert options! Worth the trip!

Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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