Gitanos Garden of Love
Address: 76 Varick Street NewYork, NY 10013
Phone: 212 201 – 9119
Located in the bustling district of Soho, Gitanos Garden of Love provides a feeling of escapism. If you want to escape the urban sprawl of the city and our in need of a refreshing cocktail and an awe-inspiring menu than Gitanos is the place to go this season(The restaurant is seasonal). Apart from its beautiful aesthetic, Gitanos has no shortage of beautiful people. As it is the go-to place of for the Super Models/ Model Crowd. As the venue host many events during Fashion Week.
Owned by the prestigious Concept restaurant group. The genius behind the brand is none other than Tulum based Grupo Gitano, which literally means (Gypsy Group), a booming hospitality group known for its visionary concepts, architecture, design, development, and operation
of unique, transportive hospitality experiences.
Gitanos Garden is just the latest in a string of Tulum junglesque inspired places the group has opened. With the first few located in the owner’s homeland of Tulum Mexico and the other 3 NYC Locations, Gitanos Jungle Gitano Tulum, Jungle Room Tulum, Jungle Room and Terraces NYC, Garden of Love NYC, Gitano Farming and Terrace and Calo are among the amazing venues the group has conceptualized.
The awe-inspiring metropolis was not always the beautiful green-inspired place as you see it today. The owners had the ambition dream to transform an empty Soho block of concrete and urban sprawl into one of the most beautiful venues that the city has seen today.
When it comes to excitement the menu is everything but boring. Fare is comprised of local , seasonal ingredients prepared on a wood-burning oven & open fire grill. Plates are designed to promote a shared digining experience.
Gitanos famed Co-Founder and Michelline starred chef Mads Refslund takes inspiration from the Yucatan peninsula. The menu is a fusion of sorts, a blend of traditional Mayan and contemporary Yucatan cuisines. A sense of delights of sorts, to please the most discerning of taste buds. Among many of the interesting options, guests can find/ that can be tried are pumpkin seed inspired/infused guacamole, zucchini blossom quesadillas and banana roasted brook trout and Ceviche Verde to name a few. Gitanos also offers signature cocktails such as Gitanos Margherita or Jungle Fever to name a few.
In addition to amazing food and cocktails, fine dining is not the only thing Gitano’s Garden brings from Tulum to NYC. Each location hosts its very own boutique, Calo, a hip Tulem inspired boutique specializing in hippy gysyesqe styles that bring a taste of india and other globe trotting looks. Among the items that can be found there are jewel embedded caftans, embroidered Kimonos, Dresses , Yucatan Inspired Jewelry and many other made in Tulem items sporting/characterized by eclectic prints.
Gitanos NYC spaces also feature farming and Meditation gardens, a 40′ reflecting pool, waterfall, tipis, and a rock sculpture labyrinth. The space offers sunset and sunrise guided meditation sessions with leading meditation teachers and transformational coaches.