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Colombian restaurant Caffé Ole closes in Huntington Station

Sancocho mixto was one of the Colombian soups

Sancocho mixto was one of the Colombian soups served at Caffé  Ole in Huntington Station. Credit: Daniel Brennan

Its spicy chicharrones may have been praiseworthy, but they were not enough to save Huntington Station’s Caffé Ole.

The months-old, meat-centric Colombian restaurant on Route 110 has closed, and the 14-seat space has sprouted a “for rent” sign.

In March, Newsday food critic Pervaiz Shallwani commended chef Oscar Castiblanco’s arepas, polla a la brasa (marinated and roasted chicken) and a “jigsawlike piece of chicharron that’s rubbed in cumin, black pepper, salt and baking soda,” in his two-star review of the tiny eatery.

Caffé Ole had succeeded another Colombian restaurant called La Colombiana.

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