Elvie's Turo-Turo: "Stop in Manila for a warm meal while you're in NYC" Elvie's Turo-Turo - CLOSED Tip by Monster78

Stop here for a delicious meal. Period. Yes, I have my biases, I'm partial to the less well known Filipino cuisine and unfortunately, many visitors to NYC are not.

Elvie's serves a delicious fresh meal in a small quaint cafeteria setting. A true test to any ethnic food is its local following. On any occasion, you will observe Filipinos of all generations sharing an array of dishes with friends...now that's the best critic review that's not mentioned in Zagat.

Favorite Dish: Chicken Adobo
Pinakbet
Sinigang
Halo Halo

VISA/Mastercard/Cash NO AMEX
*US Customary Tip in cafeteria style setting: 10%-15%
*Special prices for two or three dishes

Address: 214 1st Avenue
Price Comparison: less expensive than average
Directions: 1st Avenue, between 12th and 13th Street, take the L to 1st Avenue.
Phone: 212-473-7785
Price: US$11-20
Rating: 4
Theme: Pan-Asian and Pacific Rim

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Feb 2, 2007
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