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Tropical Sensation Restaurant

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    $$$$$18.01 - $25
    $$$$12.01 - $18
    $$$7.01 - $12
    $Less than $7
  • Latin American, Puerto Rican/Dominican
  • 953 Amsterdam Ave, New York NY10025 40.800816 -73.965018
  • (At 107th St)
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  • (646) 808-3591
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Delivery & Take Out


Pancake Breakfast Special served from 8am-11am. pancakes, eggs, bacon and orange juice.   5.99
egg style choice: fried, over easy, over medium, over hard, scrambled.   
Desayuno Latino Breakfast Special served from 8am-11am. mangu, eggs, salami and white fried cheese.   6.25
1/4 Chicken Lunch Special chicken, rice, beans and maduros.   4.99
Family Special whole chicken, rice, beans, salad and a 2l soda. salad can be replaced for an additional charge.   15.99
soda choice: pepsi, diet pepsi, orange, ginger ale, grape, hawaiian punch.   
salad substitutions: tostones, french fries, maduros.   1.00



Mariquitas thin plantain chips served with our fresh pico de gallo.   5.00
Croquetas De Pollo deliciously tender chicken croquettes.   6.00
Tostones Rellenos three mini plantain cups filled with shrimp, chicken and codfish.   11.00
Ceviche Tropical chilled shrimp, avocado, mango piña salsa, layered and stacked with a cocktail sauce drizzle.   11.00
Calamares A La Molinera crispy calamari served with marinara sauce.   10.00
Empanaditas an assortment of crispy mini chicken and beef turnovers. three of each.   6.00
Alitas De Pollo tasty chicken wings with our signature guava bbq sauce. served mild or spicy with bleu cheese.   8.00
Palitos De Queso mozzarella sticks served with marinara sauce.   6.00
Guacamole Sensational fresh, made to order guacamole served with plantain and tortilla chips.   10.00
Quesadilla Tropicale    8.00


Soups. Favorite Additions For Your Soups: Arroz Pequeños (Small Rice) $1.65, Tajadas De Aquacate (Slice Of Avocado) $1.59, Tostones (Fried Green Plantains) $2.76, Pan Tostado (Toasted Bread) $1.

Sopa De Pollo home-style chicken noodle soup with potatoes and carrots. sm 5.00 lg 6.00
Sancocho traditional spanish soup: cassava, plantains, beef and hen. sm 4.00 lg 7.00
Mondongo rich and thick beef tripe soup. sm 4.00 lg 7.00
Asopao De Camarones hearty rice soup with jumbo shrimp.   18.00
Sopa De Mariscos savory soup made with jumbo shrimp, clams and calamari.   22.00



Ensalada Verde lettuce, tomatoes and cucumbers.   4.00
Ensalada De Aguacate delicious, ripe avocado, lettuce and tomatoes.   5.00
Ensalada Tropical mixed greens, cabbage, tomatoes, avocado, mango, pineapple, corn, onions, cucumbers and carrots. seasoned with our tropical vinaigrette.   6.00
Ensalada Caesar caesar salad made with romaine lettuce, parmesan cheese, croutons and caesar dressing.   5.50
Add Grilled Chicken $3, Add Shrimp $7.



Chuletas De Cerdo Frita two juicy fried pork chops. chef suggested side order mampatiao   13.00
Pernil Asado slow roasted pork shoulder.   13.00
Masitas De Cerdo boneless fried pork strips.   13.00
Chuletas A La Criolla pork chops smothered in a rustic onion, pepper and tomato sauce.   14.00

Mofongo $9

Traditional Caribbean Dish Of Mashed Fried Green Plantains With Garlic And Olive Oil. May Be Stuffed With Yucca Instead Of Plantains.

Chicharron crispy pork.   
Pollo chicken.   
Longaniza spanish sausage.   
Queso fried dominican cheese   


Stews. Served With One Side. Side Choice: Rice & Beans, Sweet Plantains (Maduros), Fried Green Plantains (Tostones), Mashed Potato (Pure De Papa), Fries (Papas Fritas), Green Salad (Ensalada Verde), Rice, Beans, Ham & Sweet Plantains (Mampotiao), Broccoli Mashed Potatoes, Spinach Mashed Potatoes, Broccoli & Carrots, Yuca Sanfaina.

Pollo Guisado stewed chicken with potatoes in a hearty tomato sauce.   10.00
Res Guisada stewed beef with carrots.   13.00
Chivo Guisado stewed goat meat.   13.00
Bacalao delicate and tender stewed codfish.   13.00
Rabo Encendido oxtail, slowly braised in a rich beef sauce.   14.00


Seafood. Served With One Side. Side Choice: Rice & Beans, Sweet Plantains (Maduros), Fried Green Plantains (Tostones), Mashed Potato (Pure De Papa), Fries (Papas Fritas), Green Salad (Ensalada Verde), Rice, Beans, Ham & Sweet Plantains (Mampotiao), Broccoli Mashed Potatoes, Spinach Mashed Potatoes, Broccoli & Carrots, Yuca Sanfaina.

Pargo perfectly seasoned whole red snapper. served broiled or fried.   15.00
Camarones Al Ajillo sautéed jumbo shrimp in a garlic and white wine reduction.   18.00
Salmon Glaciado pan-seared salmon filet with a honey mustard glaze. our chef recommends broccoli mashed potatoes as your side.   19.00
Filete De Pescado Al Horno broiled filet of sole with garlic, oregano, salt and pepper.   15.00
Salmon Atlantico broiled salmon filet with a creamy mustard seed sauce.   19.00
Pescado En Salsa De Langosta lightly breaded filet of sole served in a lobster sauce.   17.00

Signature Dishes

Camarofongo mashed fried plantain dome surrounded with jumbo shrimp in a garlic sauce.   18.00
Ropa Vieja Sobre Yuca Fongo slow cooked shredded skirt steak in a rich, savory sauce with yellow and red peppers surrounding in a yuca fongo.   16.00
Picadera De Cerdo, Res Y Pollo fried chicken chunks along with fried beef and pork strips. served with tostones. a perfect dish to share. (for 1) 15.00 (for 2) 26.00
Paella Caribeña golden yellow rice mixed with succulent lobster, shrimp, crab, calamari, clams and mussels. (for 1) 22.00 (for 2) 40.00


Lasaña Tropical delicious caribbean style lasagna.   11.00
Pollo Parmigiana chicken parmigiana served over pasta.   15.00
Berenjena Parmigiana breaded eggplant covered in mozzarella cheese and marinara sauce. served with pasta.   11.00
Camarones Tropical breaded shrimp, smothered in marinara sauce, covered with mozzarella cheese and served with pasta.   18.00


Rice Dishes.

Locrio De Longaniza golden yellow rice made with spanish sausage.   11.00
Arroz Con Pollo homestyle chicken in yellow rice.   11.00
Locrio De Calamares long grain rice cooked with chopped squid in ink sauce.   12.00
Locrio De Camarones jumbo shrimp in yellow rice.   18.00


From The Grill.

Churrascote Criollo long cut skirt steak served with our chimichurri sauce. our chef recommends a side of yuca sanfaina.   22.00
Bistec Porter House 20oz porter house t-bone steak.   27.00
Chuletas A La Parrilla two juicy pork chops perfectly grilled.   13.00
Costillotas A La Barbacoa bbq spare ribs grilled and glazed with our signature guava bbq sauce.   13.00
Pechugota Al Fogon chicken breast grilled and served with our fresh mango piña salsa.   13.00
Bistec A La Parrilla thin cut grilled steak.   12.00



Chicharrones De Pollo irresistible pieces of bone in fried chicken.   11.00
boneless.   12.00
Pechuga Rebosada A La Francaise lightly breaded chicken breast in a lemon and white wine sauce. our chef recommends spinach mashed potatoes as your side.   17.00
Medio Pollo A La Brasa slow roasted half chicken.   8.00
Pechuguines Tropicales crisp chicken breast smothered with our marinara sauce and covered by a layer of mozzarella cheese.   16.00
Medallones De Cordon Bleu delectable combination of savory ham and swiss cheese stuffed in a lightly breaded, boneless chicken breast.   16.00
Filetillo De Pollo perfectly seasoned chicken breast strips sautéed with peppers and onions.   13.00



Bistec Encebollado seared thin-cut steak with caramelized onions.   13.00
Masitas De Res fried boneless steak strips.   13.00
Filetillo De Res sautéed steak strips with peppers and onions.   13.00
Filet Mignon Cooked with exceptional tate and texture   29.00


Sandwiches. Add Cheese To Any Of These Sandwiches For $0.50

Bistec Sandwich sautéed steak sandwich with caramelized onions, lettuce and tomatoes.   7.00
Pechuga De Pollo Sandwich grilled chicken sandwich with lettuce and tomatoes.   7.00
Sandwich De Pernil roast pork sandwich with lettuce and tomatoes.   6.00
Jamon Y Queso Sandwich ham and melted cheese toasted on a hero.   4.00
Cubano Sandwich delicious roast pork, ham, swiss cheese and pickles.   6.00
Burger Capitaleño grilled cheese burger served with grilled onions, lettuce, tomatoes and fries.   8.00
Club Sandwich chicken, bacon, swiss cheese, lettuce, tomatoes and fries.   8.00

Side Orders

Arroz white or yellow rice.sm 1.65 reg 2.76 lg 4.59
Habichuelas red or black beans.sm 1.65 reg 2.53 lg 4.59
Maduros O Tostones sweet or crispy plantains. reg 2.76 lg 4.00
Yuca Sanfaina cassava sautéed with peppers and onions.   3.22
Mampotiao a mixture of rice, beans, bits of ham, chives and maduros.   4.59
Pico De Gallo fresh tomatoes, onions, cilantro and pepper. sm 1.84 reg 2.99
Vegetables broccoli and carrots.   2.99
Pure De Papa mashed potatoes. can also be made with broccoli or spinach.   3.50

Jugos Naturales

Freshly Squeezed Juice

Naranja orange juice.   3.25
Limonada lemonade.   2.76
Chinola passion fruit   2.99
Tamarindo tamarind.   2.99
Morir Soñando fresh orange juice and milk.   3.50



Papaya    2.99
Strawberry    2.99
Banana    2.99
Mango    2.99
Mamey    2.99
Mangola passion fruit and mango.   3.59
Strawberry & Banana    3.59
Piña Colada    4.99

Lunch Special

Lunch Size / Full Size. Served Mondays-Sundays: 11am-4pm. Excluding Holidays And Special Events. All Lunch Special Served With Your Choice Of One Side Order: Rice And Beans Or Plantains Or Green Salad Or French Fries

1. Pollo Al Carbon 1/4 rotisserie chicken  5.97 8.00
2. Pollo Guisado chicken stew  6.45 10.00
3 Chivo Linoero goat meat stew  7.25 13.00
4. Costillas A La Barbacoa bbq spare ribs  7.25 13.00
5. Res Guisada beef stew  7.25 13.00
6. Rabo Encendido oxtail stew  7.25 13.00
7. Pescado En Coco fish in coconut sauce monday thru friday  7.25 15.00
8. Pernil Asado roast pork  7.25 13.00
9. Bacalao Guisado cod fish  7.25 13.00
10. Filetillo De Pollo pepper chicken. served on tuesdays  7.25 13.00
11. Patitas De Cerdo pig feet. served on wednesdays  7.25 12.00
12. Filetillo De Res pepper steak. served on fridays  7.25 13.00


Tropical Sensation Restaurant
953 Amsterdam Ave
At 107th St
(212) 222-0098
or (212) 222-2933
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