Manhattan’s newest, trendy Latin-Caribbean café, Fats Duvall’s Rhum Café will have its grand opening on Thursday, April 29th.
Online PR News – 30-March-2021 – New York, New York – Fats Duvall’s Rhum Café will have its grand opening on Thursday, April 29th
at 286 Spring Street, at the intersection of New York City’s iconic Hudson Square, SoHo and
Tribeca neighborhoods. Fats invites guests to experience homemade Latin-Caribbean food
specialties and original rum cocktails in a colorful and cozy atmosphere.
Fats Duvall’s menu blends Latin-Caribbean tropical flavors into unique drink specialties and
small plates. Food specialties include signature Empanadas and homemade Beignets, as well
as Guava-Q Wings and Loaded Yucca Fries. The extensive menu features many Gluten Free,
Vegan, and Vegetarian options.
Original handcrafted cocktails are developed with freshly squeezed juices, such as the Pink
Flamingo featuring overproof rum, watermelon, grapefruit and guava juice, served in a Pink
Flamingo glass. Several menu items such as the Banana Bread Pudding (with Coconut Rum
Sauce) dessert and Turn Me On cocktail are finished tableside for a memorable experience. “I
always try to put a touch of my Latin side in the cocktails that I create” said Head Bartender
Linda Garcia, who joins Fats from renowned cocktail bars such as Clover Club and Le Boudoir.
In addition to the vibrant selection of rums, the full service bar features a selection of unique
beers from around the world.
Fats Duvall’s is a destination like no other, with Caribbean inspired rich colors and vibrant
murals allowing locals and tourists to experience a relaxed and tropical vibe. The tempo of the
music represents a mix of genres: Salsa, Bachata, Afrobeats and Soca to create an
"We strive to create an inclusive environment. We're blending influences from anywhere rum
can be found. You'll see inspiration deriving from Latin America, the Caribbean and even New
Orleans and Europe" said Denise Polonia, General Manager. "Fats is the fun and cozy bar to
experience fresh and creative cocktails; and if you’re ready to be adventurous, we'll suggest
flights of select rums based on what you already drink."
Below is the full team behind the restaurant:
-Design and Development -- Jerry Atkins, Thomas Battaglia
-Historical cocktail research -- Linda Atkins, Elise Amoroso, Denise Polonia
-Original cocktail development -- Denise Polonia, Linda Garcia
-MGR Partner -- David Perlman
The grand opening will observe all COVID safety precautions. Please note, the opening is
contingent on state-mandated safety orders regarding restaurant closures. Any changes to the
date will be communicated.
Reservations can be made on Resy. To go cocktails and food will also be available.
About Fats Duvall’s Rhum Café
Located at the intersection of New York City’s iconic Hudson Square, SoHo and Tribeca
neighborhoods, Fats Duvall’s Rhum Café is a trendy Latin-Caribbean inspired restaurant that
feels like your island home away from home. The restaurant’s menu represents multiple
cultures, carefully pairing homemade food specialties with rum cocktails from all over the world
to elevate the experience. Fats Duvall’s Rhum Café is the latest venture from Jerry Atkins and
his business partner Steve Breskin, joining their other successful bars all over New York City,
including The Brooklyn Inn, The Magician, WCOU (Tile Bar) and more.
For more information, please visit fatsduvallsrhumcafe.com or follow us @fatsduvall_soho.