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Boasting one of the largest collections of tequilas in New York City, mezcals, and agave spirits, La Biblioteca is intimate, with a hint of mystery. La Biblioteca, which translates to “the library” in Spanish, is the work of internationally-acclaimed Chef Richard Sandoval, who also owns the adjacent Latin-Asian restaurant Zengo.

La Biblioteca is a dim, cozy space that mimics the look & feel of a library adorned with leather books, reading lamps and a tequila “library card” program. Bottles align the walls — all organized in categories — and serve to support the library theme. The catalogue at La Biblioteca features 400 bottles, the works of famed haciendas, small batch distillers and artisanal producers.

La Biblioteca also serves up a collection of acclaimed Chef/Owner Richard Sandoval’s personal favorite tequila selections and a menu of Mexican-inspired cuisine. Reaching back to his culinary roots, Chef Sandoval created La Biblioteca to introduce the world to signature authentic Mexican flavors and traditional dishes that he grew up enjoying. 

Guests can rent a private tequila locker to store bottles for up to six months & present their “library card” to the wait staff whenever they’d like to access their stash. For an additional $10, guests can have their bottle served with house made sour mix, sangrita, salt & a shaker to craft their own concoctions.



Monday – Thursday | 5pm - 12am
Friday & Saturday | 5pm - 2am
Sunday | Closed


Monday – Friday | 5pm – 8pm
Saturday | 7pm - 8pm