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  • Adam Goldberg’s Top Five Mexican Spots in NYC

    November 4th

    Mexican food is exploding around New York, and no one is a bigger fan than A Life Worth Eating blogger Adam Goldberg. We are thrilled to be at the top of his latest list of NYC’s best Mexican dining!

  • Dia de los Muertos celebration!

    October 31st

    Celebrate Day of the Dead at Gran Electrica this Halloween weekend! We’ll have DJs spinning both Saturday and Sunday evenings, along with drink specials and a costume contest on Saturday night. Bring out your best digs – the winner will receive a dinner for 2 at Gran Electrica!

    For brunch/dinner reservations, email info@granelectrica.com or call 718.852.2700

  • Gran Electrica joins Heritage Foods in supporting NO GOAT LEFT BEHIND

    October 30th

    In order to make cheese, animals on the farm must be producing milk. And to make milk, mothers must be giving birth and having many babies, consistently. In the case of goat dairies across America, the birth of a male goat creates a dilemma for the farmer: there is no established good market for goat, so male goats are usually sold at birth onto the commodity market where their quality of life significantly diminishes or they are disposed of before their time, thus the reason for No Goat Left Behind.

    In 2010 Heritage Foods USA partnered with a dozen goat dairies around upstate New York and Vermont to purchase their unwanted males when they were ready for harvest. The confidence to commit to the purchases came thanks to agreements with over 50 New York City chefs who agreed to feature goat on their menu for the full month of October.

    Goat is a seasonal meat with mothers giving birth mostly in the spring. Baby goats grow dining on plentiful spring and summer grasses. They are ready for market in the fall. This is why Heritage Foods USA is working to change the 10th month of the year from October to #GOATOBER!

  • Sangria for Syria

    September 10th

    From September 9th through October 31st, Gran Electrica will donate a portion of all sangria sales to the United Nations Refugee Agency, in support of Syrian refugee relief efforts. For every glass of sangria we will contribute $2, for every carafe of sangria we will contribute $10. Please come by and sip sangria for this urgent and worthy cause!

  • Valentine’s Day at Gran Electrica

    January 27th

    Gran Electrica invites you to grab a special someone and join us for an extra romantic Valentine’s Day dinner. On Saturday February 14th, in addition to our regular menu, we’ll be offering a fabulously festive four course prix fixe menu for $55.

    1. FLUKE AGUACHILE salsa de chile verde, avocado, radish, cilantro

    2. TACOS DE CORAZON beef heart, balsamic, garlic, mexican oregano

    3. BORREGO ESTOFADO braised lamb, wheatberry, huitlacoche, chard

    4. TRUFAS DE CHOCOLATE warm cocoa ganache, coffee cream

    Email info@granelectrica.com to reserve or call us at 718-852-2700.

  • Ring in 2015 at Gran Electrica!

    December 8th

    Join us at Gran Electrica to help us celebrate New Years Eve!
    We’re cooking up a special three course prix fixe menu.
    $55 for first & second seating
    $70 for third seating includes tequila toast at midnight
    Special guest DJs will be keeping things festive at the bar so come early and stay late for drinks & cheer!
    Call 718-852-2700 or email info@granelectrica.com to reserve.

    1. (choice of)
    ENSALADA MIXTA cabbage, cucumber, pickled carrot & cauliflower, jicama, vinaigrette dressing, queso fresco
    CEVICHE market fish, orange, jicama, avocado, red onion, jalapeño, cilantro, tostadas
    TACOS DE BORREGO braised lamb, morita crema, mint, onion, lime, salsa verde

    2. (choice of)
    CHILE RELLENO poblano chile, 1841 Calkins Creamery Havarti, queso fresco, roasted tomato-jalapeño salsa, mulato crema
    COSTILLAS EN MOLE ALMENDRADO slow-braised short ribs, chile morita & arbol, toasted almond mole, tamale de mole
    CALDO DE MARISCOS chipotle and tomato fumet, scallops, crab, market fish, oyster mushrooms, epazote, pickled red onions

    3. (choice of)
    PUDIN DE CHOCOLATE Mexican chocolate, whipped cream, caramel sauce, spiced peanuts
    CHURROS chocolate, cajeta

  • Dia de los Muertos Fiesta!

    October 27th

    Join us in celebrating Day of the Dead this Halloween, Friday, October 31st! We’ll be serving up drink specials, traditional Dia de los Muertos dishes, a DJ, raffle, and fantasic prizes for best costume. You don’t want to miss this fiesta!

    Email info@granelectrica.com or call 718.852.2700 for dinner reservations.

  • Gran Electrica scores a Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand nod!

    October 9th

    For the third year in a row, Michelin Guide has recognized Gran Electrica with a Bib Gourmand award! We are thrilled and honored, merci Michelin!

  • Labor Day Love at Gran Electrica!

    August 26th

    Summer is closing up shop but we are staying open! Join us all day on Labor Day, Monday September 1st, 11am to 10:30pm.

  • July 4th at Gran Electrica, Ka-BOOM!

    July 1st

    Happy July 4th from Brooklyn!

    The fireworks are returning to the east side this year and we couldn’t be more excited! Please join us for brunch, dinner or drinks before the big show – we’re just a blocks away from some of the very best viewing spots in the city.

    Gran Electrica will be open for both brunch and dinner on Friday, July 4th, with DJs in the garden 2pm-10pm. Join us for margaritas and tacos just a block from the prime views in Brooklyn Bridge Park!