Tulum Import, Gitano, Pops Up in Soho for the Summer

It's a Hip AF Jungle-Like Oasis for Mezcal and Wood-Fired Mexican

By Ilana Dadras ·

Straight from Tulum, here's Gitano: a 24,000-square-foot seasonal spot packed with jungle plants, wooden furniture and lounge-y seating meant to mimic the original Mexico outpost, pictured above.

It's open now on Varick and Canal... and even though it's an expansive indoor-outdoor space, you'll need some luck to get in. On recent nights, lines stretched around the block—D-list celebrity after random downtown socialite waiting for their chance to order ceviche verde with lychee and snap a photo of a mezcal cocktail under the outdoor bar's disco ball. 

Worth it? Honestly... maybe, yeah.

Now open, Gitano, 76 Varick St (at Canal)

Ilana Dadras

Ilana Dadras passes her days writing about good food, talking about good food and consuming good food. Occasionally doing other things, too.

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