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Cha Cha’s Café

113 Mulberry St.
New York, NY, 10013, United States
TEL: (212) 431-9755

Located in the heart of Little Italy, Cha Cha’s Café authentic Old World cuisine has been sampled by stars such as Danny De Vito, Tommy Lasorda, Leonard DiCaprio, and Michael Douglas. The snug, redbrick restaurant, actually a century-old butcher shop, features intimate tables, and affable owner John "Cha Cha" Ciarcia frequently "makes the rounds" in the dining room to ensure patrons are happy and fed. The menu includes pizzas, calzones, panini on homemade bread, and Italian classics like lasagna and baked ziti. There’s also an assortment of homemade sweets tiramisu, sorbetto, cannolis, and éclairs, as well as espresso and cappuccino. Cha Cha's outdoor patio overlooks Mulberry and is a great spot for San Gennaro Feast.

Insider Tip:

Owner John Ciarcia has been around and done some things, including stints as Tony Danza's boxing manager and roles in Goodfellas and The Sopranos.


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Celeb-Spotting
  • Dinner
  • Delivery
  • Full Bar
  • Lunch
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Private Room Available
  • Patio/Outdoor Seating
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Take-Out Available

Cuisine Type:: Italian


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