Rice ‘N’ Beans

restaurants / Brazilian

Rice ‘N’ Beans information

New York City , USA
744 Ninth Ave btwn 50th & 51st Sts
+1 212 265 4444
Getting there
Underground Rail: C, E, 1 to 50th St
Opening hours
lunch & dinner daily, brunch Sat & Sun
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The decor in this teensy storefront is nothing to speak of – but the high-flavor, low-priced Brazilian favorites that grace the small yellow tables certainly are. Start with a salad of hearts of palm or avocado, then get completely sated with picks like the coconut­-milk-rich and coriander-spiced Amazon fish stew, thick with chunks of white fish and green pepper. Chicken gets sautéed with okra, pork chops are spiced and grilled Brazilian style, and the classic feijoada – a scrumptious black-bean stew with pork loin, sausage and beef – gets served with collard greens, rice and farofa (fried yucca flour). Even vegetarians are well cared for, with sautéed veggies, rice and beans, and fried plantains.