Tia Pol

Tia Pol

Tapas Restaurant$$$$
Chelsea, New York
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  • Alexandra W.
    "The fried chickpeas and chicken liver mousse are out of this world."(8 Tips)
    Ale S.
    "Lamb skewers,Gambas al ajillo,chicken liver, and sangria are a must!"(11 Tips)
    Daniel C.
    "Along with chorizo, chick peas, and of course, patatas bravas."(12 Tips)
    Jessica B.
    "The Croquettes are mouthwatering.. everything here is delicious."(16 Tips)
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  • Mariuxi T.
    Mariuxi TapiaFebruary 11, 2014
    Delicious in every way. MUST GET the following: leche Frita (dessert), patatas bravas, and croquetas- the squid ink and lamb skewers are good & charcuterie plate (not worth $16, is it ever?).
  • amy p.
    amy pelletierAugust 30
    Tia Pol is my favorite spot in Chelsea, pull up a seat at the bar and have a crisp cava and some tapas. My faves are the skirt steak, shishito peppers, patatas bravas and the white artichoke salad. ❤️
  • Village Voice
    Village VoiceAugust 15, 2014
    Start off with a bowl of fried chickpeas and then move on to other Spanish small plates like the chorizo in sherry, the squid served with ink and rice, and the lamb skewers cooked in Moorish spices. Read more
  • Aryan J.
    Aryan JAugust 19
    Grab a bottle of wine, order your favorite tapas, drink some wine then order more food. Tia Pol has good wine, good food, and good vibes.
  • Gillian B.
    Gillian BenAryFebruary 23
    fantastic tapas (but not typical tapas – local, market ingredients, very pure). Great place to hang out and relax. Its tiny, though, so seats can be hard to come by. Cool wine list. In far west Manhat
  • BLOUIN ARTINFO
    BLOUIN ARTINFOOctober 2, 2012
    Tia Pol serves up traditional spanish tapas and an all-spanish wine list in a simple, narrow restaurant where the dark wood tabletops will be crowded with a variety of small dishes that pack a punch. Read more
  • Josephine S.
    Josephine SonMay 8, 2013
    Awesome little tapas joint in Chelsea. Tiny spot so be prepared to wait, but it's worth it. Get the croquettes, blistered peppers, garlic shrimp. But my fav was the anchovies with olives!
  • Felipe P.
    Felipe P.June 12
    Literally everything! Start with a Sangria and chorizo along with Plato de quesos. Then you can go to Jamon Serrano, Patatas as Bravas and other delicious tapas options! Salute! 😉
  • Richard R.
    Very very good Tapas, but the chickpeas well those are special, deviled eggs and churros are delicious. Tight quarters and intimate.
  • Francisco T.
    Francisco TezenNovember 28, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Your inclination may be to avoid the crowd in Tapas crazed Chelsea, but the food is worth the inconvenience of close quarters. Suckling pig, tripe soup, and croquettes are standouts.
  • Hartje U.
    Hartje UtrechtMarch 21, 2015
    It seems like there aren't many tapas restaurants in New York. This cosy one is very nice though. Great staff, loved the sangria and the Spanish cheese platter.
  • Trae F.
    Trae FJanuary 19, 2015
    Everything is delicious. Chicken liver mousse, deviled eggs, sardines, and the gambones were excellent. A cozy place for passing the afternoon away drinking wine.
  • Sebastien P.
    Sebastien POctober 7
    Amazing tapas, great service, absolutely loved it. One constructive criticism: I wish their red wine was a little bit cooler. It's too warm right now.
  • @JaumePrimero
    @JaumePrimeroNovember 12, 2011
    I love this quaint tapas bar, and the menu is authentic. The brandada is delicious, the clams are also excellent. Always crowded and they don't take reservations.
  • Caroline
    CarolineJune 15, 2015
    All the food was amazing (we got the clams, anchovies, and the suckling pig special). The service is also amazing.
  • Chris E.
    Chris EvansMay 31, 2015
    Wonderful spot with an amazing selection of tapas. Wait times can be a bit long but definitely worth it. Potatoes were great, and don't miss shrimp.
  • Anna F.
    Anna FrenkelSeptember 12, 2012
    Start with a bottle of wine & a cheese plate, and then split patatas bravas, pimientros, croquetas, gambas al ajillo, & huevos rellenos ... so good!
  • Bravo
    BravoNovember 22, 2010
    Great Iberian wine selection, a kickin' tapas menu and excellent service make this one of my favorite "after work" spots. -Jacqueline Lombard, Top Chef
  • The Corcoran Group
    The Corcoran GroupAugust 1, 2013
    This tiny tapas joint serves up some of the best red sangria and patatas braves we've had - trust us!
  • Elger v.
    Elger van der WelFebruary 27, 2015
    Really really good tapas! The restaurant doesn't have lot's of tables, so if you don't have a reservation you probably need to wait for a tables.
  • Gansevoort Hotel Group
    Gansevoort Hotel GroupJanuary 19, 2011
    Get the squid in ink with rice, the patatas bravas, chorizo al jerez, and, of course, the daily croquettes. One of the best tapas restaurants in NYC hands down.
  • Katie R.
    Katie RyanJuly 2, 2013
    Super yummy and the closest tapas to Spain I've had on the city. Get the plates bravas, flan w/cherries and sangria.
  • Johnnie Skywalking
    Johnnie SkywalkingDecember 14, 2014
    The atmosphere is great but the tapas are super. Croquette is so rich. Lamb skewer also great. Pig ear was...if you like.
  • Teresa W.
    Teresa WellsMarch 23, 2012
    Go early or be prepared for cramped spaces and long lines. Great food, the plates are small but pace yourself, easy to fill up quickly.
  • Tarah F.
    Tarah FeinbergMay 3, 2013
    Excellent buttifara sandwich: pork sausage, caramelized onions and a soft cow's cheese.
  • Nikhil
    NikhilMarch 17, 2012
    Good food. FYI the bar is not open seating so youll wait by the wall next to the coats - Think the closet in the lion witch and the wardrobe.
  • Matt S.
    Matt SpectorNovember 3, 2015
    Fried chickpeas, cava, vermouth selection and a wonderful artichoke and white asparagus salad. A High Line hideaway.
  • Xaquin G.
    Xaquin G.V.October 16, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Get a Estrella Galicia and some chorizo al Jerez. Forget about the tortilla - the one I make is way better - and love the embutidos ibericos.
  • Honghui Y.
    Honghui YuDecember 17, 2014
    Without a doubt, the best tapas restaurant in New York, with a great all-Spanish wine menu to boot.
  • Gilt City
    Gilt CityDecember 8, 2010
    A deliciously simple menu boasts such classic bites as deviled eggs with smoked paprika and patatas bravas with spicy aioli. You must try both.
  • Brett C.
    Brett ChickeyJune 8, 2013
    Get the blistered peppers and the aged ham. Really, you can't go wrong on this menu. Delicious!
  • The Feast
    The FeastJune 1, 2011
    Be prepared to wait for your croquetas at this little tapas spot. Secret great thing: The Burger. [The Definitive Tapas List] Read more
  • Jeff W.
    Jeff WooDecember 14, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Must get: green peppers with sea salt, chicken liver mousse with pedro ximenez, plate of jamon, boquerones en vinagre, lamb skewers!!!
  • Miss G.
    Miss GoWhitelyMay 22, 2011
    The pimientos are great. I also really enjoyed the artichoke/manchego stuffed ham. Tortilla espanola was mediocre. Garlic shrimp was good too!
  • Erin G.
    Erin GleasonApril 18, 2011
    Order the left side of the menu. Seriously. Croquettes, garlic shrimp, lamb skewers, potatas bravas, and on and on and on...
  • Serious Eats
    Serious EatsApril 2, 2013
    Make a meal of small plates at this tapas bar serving authentic Spanish dishes in Chelsea.
  • Aisea L.
    Aisea LaungaueJune 25, 2012
    The croquettes, the patatas bravas, the scallops and some Spanish red to wash it down. Amazing.
  • Tarah F.
    Tarah FeinbergMay 3, 2013
    Delicious fava bean purée with amazing olive oil.
  • Natalie S.
    Natalie SchwartzApril 18, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The lamb skewers are delicious! As are the garlic shrimp. And just about everything on the menu! Can't go wrong
  • Joanna
    JoannaFebruary 9, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Squid ink w/ rice, lamb skewers, hedgehog mushrooms, and fried custard for dessert!!!! Sooooo good!
  • Dave S.
    Dave SilverstoneJanuary 8, 2012
    It's everything you've heard, and more -- but almost impossible to get into without a long wait at peak hours. If you're impatient, El Quinto Pino is a fine nearby alternate.
  • Village Voice
    Village VoiceNovember 14, 2011
    Winner of Best Tapas in the Village Voice 2011 Best Of issue! Pair fried chickpeas with smoked paprika with a glass of Spanish red.
  • Ana Marie 💃
    Ana Marie 💃February 1, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great nook in west chelsea, txipirones en su tinta and blistered shishito peppers are delicious.
  • Daniel C.
    Daniel CrumrineApril 19, 2011
    The blistered shishito peppers are the best! Along with chorizo, chick peas, and of course, patatas bravas.
  • Ale S.
    Ale SiekmeierAugust 8, 2015
    Lamb skewers,Gambas al ajillo,chicken liver, and sangria are a must!
  • Dina
    DinaApril 24, 2014
    A nice stop for a glass of wine in the late afternoon. The food is ok, nothing special but with wine can get a few dishes and enjoy it.
  • Qbrad W.
    Qbrad WitoverDecember 12, 2012
    Shrimp are delicious! Awesome ddviled eggs! Great sangria too! Yum
  • baris s.
    baris sumengenJanuary 26, 2011
    Get Patatas bravas, fried chickpeas, peppers filled with patato salad and tuna along with a pitcher of sangria.
  • Gary S.
    Gary ScottApril 16, 2013
    The lamb skewers are a must. Juicy, tender, deliciousness...
  • Michael G.
    Michael GogelMarch 10, 2015
    Great spot for Tapas - the flan for desert is amazing
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