The Low Down
What to Drink: Sangria is tasty, if a little too sweet. A $36 dollar bottle of Borsao, a medium-bodied Spanish red, better brings out the food's complex flavors.
Where to Sit: The seats by the front windows get a little chilly in winter, so opt for the back tables.
Outdoor Seating: When the weather warms up, sidewalk seating is available.
Rants, Raves & Reviews
It's food over flash at this cozy, tempting tapas spot in the West Village.
by Justin Hartung at Citysearch
"Hostia" means host in Spanish, and though Ostia dropped the "h" for its name (for ease of pronunciation), there's no shortage of hospitality on display. The owner floats around the small, triangular space, tending toâ¦
Tapas done right
By WVillageIdiot at Citysearch
Ostia is quality. So many of the pseudo-Tapas restaurants that have opened in NYC use the term Tapas to mean mis-matched, low quality appetizers- n... Read More
back to spain
By gambito at Citysearch
great place , cozy and friendly . been there a few times we like to seat at the bar ,the bartender is a great guy from argentina and he really kn... Read More
Fine Spanish Food
By killblondes at Citysearch
I went to Ostia with my mother and two brothers. For apps. we got the pork, shrimp and calamari. For main courses we got the duck, paella, filet mi... Read More
Always a great time
By veggie2001 at Citysearch
I have been here twice... start out with happy hour at the bar then move to a table for wonderful tapas. We loved the artichokes with manchego and ... Read More
The Real Espa?a in New York City
By mserraja at Citysearch
Eating at Ostia will make you feel you are in Espa?a. The dishes are totally authentic and quality is supreme. Fantastic atmosphere and Lolo, the ... Read More