Review: La Pulperia is a pleasant New York restaurant in Hell’s Kitchen

La Pulperia
La Pulperia. Photo Credit: Hernan Valle.

La Pulperia is a New York restaurant, highlighting the Latin American cuisine in Hell’s Kitchen. #Powerjournalist Markos Papadatos has the scoop. He had the good fortune to dine here for brunch.

Their “Dulce De Leche French Toast” is made up of Brioche bread, dulce de leche, fresh berries, whipped cream, walnuts.

Market Salad at Pulperia with Skirt Steak
Market Salad at Pulperia with Skirt Steak. Photo Credit: Rudy Bundini.

Their Market Salad consists of Mixed greens, carrots, fennel, red onions, cherry tomatoes, citrus vinaigrette, and it can be topped with smoked salmon, chorizo, shrimp or skirt steak.

Their empanadas that come with their brunch are also scrumptious. Noteworthy side choices include Chorizo and Roasted Potatoes, which are well-seasoned.

Empanadas at Pulperia
Empanadas at Pulperia. Photo Credit: Rudy Bundini.

New York-based fashion model and former boxing heavyweight champion, Rudy Bundini remarked, “Nestled in the vibrant heart of Hell’s Kitchen, La Pulperia delivers an immersive dining experience that captures the essence of rustic Latin cuisine. Bundini commends the restaurant’s homage to South American pulperias, noting the meticulous attention to detail in its décor, such as handcrafted floor tiles from Mexico and reclaimed wood from Brazil.”

Dulce De Leche French Toast at Pulperia
Dulce De Leche French Toast at Pulperia. Photo Credit: Rudy Bundini.

Bundini praises La Pulperia’s menu for its simplicity and refinement, showcasing the diverse flavors of Latin America with every dish. Bundini recognizes the craftsmanship and dedication behind La Pulperia’s culinary offerings. He celebrates the restaurant’s commitment to authenticity, evident in its use of fresh produce and top-shelf liquor prominently displayed throughout the establishment. “It is an immersive culinary journey through the rich tapestry of Latin American cuisine in the heart of New York City’s bustling culinary scene,” Bundini expressed.

Also, on weekends, they have their “Drag Brunch,” which features several shows (an earlier and later afternoon show), which was quirky, witty, and fun.

Sides at Pulperia
Sides at Pulperia. Photo Credit: Rudy Bundini.

The Verdict

Overall, La Pulperia is a pleasant Latin-American eatery in Hell’s Kitchen. It is the ideal place to dine for all occasions. It garners four out of five stars.

To learn more about La Pulperia, check out its official website, and follow them on Facebook and Instagram.