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Posted by Dave on 02/26/2012
The food has a distinct taste to it. Taking in consideration the amount of people they serve . A little noisey but it's not considered to be a quiet dinner atmosphere.
Posted by bobochops on 10/24/2011
Great portions and tasty. I'm Dominican and this was as good as mama made it.
Posted by PG on 09/01/2011
While the decor in the dining room is unimpressive and service mediocre, the food is great and it's priced fairly for the neighborhood. Unfortunatley,you have to deal with music that is so loud you can't hear your dinner partners and vice versa. This makes for a totally unenjoyable dining experience. Sofito is trying to be too many things. A bar, a club and a fine restaurant. Management should make up it's mind what they want it to be. This is NY baby. There are lots of clubs and lots of good restaurants! Fellaz if you wanna take your lady for an intimate dining experience, this ain't it! I would stop by for a drink or two sometime but suffering thru dinner under that music again is out of the question.
Posted by Chiliny on 08/31/2011
I don't think Sofrito knows what it wants to be. The food is great however you can get great Puerto Rican food many places in NY for alot less. The service is medicore. I would be okay with the pricing if I could have at least had a converstaion with my dinner partner without yelling. The place is NOISYas in Let's Get Loud!. Not the kind of ambience you expect in a restaurant(or is it a club) on Manhattan's Eastside. We won't be back, at least not for dinner!
Posted by Amazing on 07/05/2011
The price is right, the food is so generous and the club that it turns into after dinner was a pleasant surprise.
Posted by Anonymous on 05/05/2011
I went to Sofritos for my boyfriends birthday,we were starving and thought the food would not fill us up. I got pernil and arroz it was huge! And very tasty.My boyfirend got ropa vieja and it was also great. Loud music but the atmosphere was good. Overall,satisfied with the whole experience.
Posted by Angela on 04/16/2011
I know this is manhattan but the same food at almost any deli in the city is about one quarter of the price. Latin people know what rice beans and chicken cost, and this place is basically stealing. Wannabees at the bar, gruff service and high prices gives this Latin food a poor taste!