Cibao

Dominican diner serves up comforting stews and soups, plus a tasty cubano. The tostones (fried plantains) are also a highlight.

72 Clinton, near Rivington

212-228-0873

Sun-Thu, 8am-9pm; Fri-Sat, 8am-10pm

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El Castillo de Jagua

A Dominican diner serving up huge portions at bargain prices. Cubano sandwiches, rice & beans, roast chicken are among the standbys. A good choice for breakfast, too. Two locations:

113 Rivington, near Essex/212-982-6412

521 Grand/212-995-0244

Open daily 8am-midnight

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La Isla

Dominican take-out place alongside the Williamsburg Bridge, offering some interesting dishes (like codfish and eggs for breakfast). The downside: they close early.

212 Delancey, near Ridge

(212) 598-4752

Hours Monday-Saturday 6am-6pm

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Delivery, Cash only