Xicala Wine and Tapas Bar

Xicala Wine and Tapas Bar

"Tiny dishes in this tiny spot pack a one-two flavor punch, with traditional and modern dishes complementing the extensive wine selection."

151B Elizabeth St, New York, NY
(212) 219-0599 serving: NoLita, Downtown
open:Mon-Sun 5pm-2am

Sidewalk Score: 9 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Notable Wine List, $$, Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates, American Express Accepted, Mastercard Accepted, Visa Accepted, Bars & Clubs, Bars & Pubs, Wine Bars, Liquor Stores, Wine Stores, Restaurants,

The Low Down


The Extras: Tuesdays are all about Flamenco music while Wednesdays mean Cuban tunes.

Food Served: The Bacadillos (grilled sandwiches on rosemary bread) are worth a try--especially one made with ham, fontina, tomatos and greens.

When to Go: Crowds tend to be smaller in the early evening on weekdays.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

Nest of a Nolita wine bar for tapas and sangria.
by Melanie Berliet at Citysearch

Red painted walls and a warm aura raise the coziness factor at this local spot, where both the plates and the space are on the small side. The wine list and tapas menu channel Spain in true spirit, with a focus on Spanish vineyards and…
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By PennyLaneNYC at Citysearch

I went here about a year ago...wandering in the village with my honey, and stopped at a sign saying 2 free drinks & pri fixe brunch so I turned lef... Read More

No thanks.
By roseannej at Citysearch

This place was recommended by a co-worker and I will never listen to his advice again. The service was rude, everyone seem to have an attitude and ... Read More

great tapas and wine
By heatherkosch at Citysearch

I love this tapas and wine bar because the atmosphere is conversational, energetic with music, but easy going and quaint at the same time. There ... Read More

A spot to sit, sip and contemplate the things of bliss
By mangola at Citysearch

I have not lived in NYC for five years but I still consider this my local nightcap. Any day that I pass by I am guaranteed to see a good friend an... Read More

Recommended :)
By DavidHoww at Citysearch

The service was amazing. Really. Our staff made great recommendations, knew a ton about wine and was happy to chat with us. That person was attenti... Read More