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Madame Claude Cafe

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364 4th St, Jersey City, NJ 07302
201-876-8800
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Today
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Wed 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Outdoor seating

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 18
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A Pleasant Surprise

This is an amazing place. I found it by chance while searching the internet for places to eat in Jersey City. The menu posted online looked promising, but I was still unsure of what our experience there would be like. That is, until we stepped in the place. It's a cute little French cafe, easy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 12, 2015
L T
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Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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49 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This is an amazing place. I found it by chance while searching the internet for places to eat in Jersey City. The menu posted online looked promising, but I was still unsure of what our experience there would be like. That is, until we stepped in the place. It's a cute little French cafe, easy to miss if you don't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

What more could you ask for on New Year's Eve - at $65 for a three course prix menu with live jazz music MC was a tasty bargain. We had the cured salmon, filet mignon, and flourless chocolate cake. All three were delicious. Although the restaurant seats no more than 26 people, the kitchen managed to serve everyone at a... More 

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Nice location for an intimate dinner in bistro like setting. Food never disappoints and Thursdays have the added bonus of live music. Bring your favorite French wine and indulge.

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Norfolk
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55 reviews 55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Interesting crepe selections with filling ingredients based on national cuisines such as Norway, Greece, and Morocco. Omelets were over cooked and uninteresting. Fresh squeezed OJ and lemon aid a nice treat. Warning, BYOB and cash only.

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

The outside seats at M Claude will have you calling in to schedule back surgery. They are really awful. It amazes me to see restaurants not caring about client comfort. I stopped going because of the seats. I live just up the hill. I used to enjoy this place -- the salmon benedict is great on a Sunday morning with... More 

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green brook
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

This tiny French bistro is charming and fun. The tables are packed in tightly so don't imagine your going to spend a quiet, romantic evening with your date. Rather, come here for the lively atmosphere and some delicious French food. Definitely plan on going on a Thursday night for the gypsy jazz music from Manouche Bag. Remember to bring cash... More 

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New York City, New York
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

The cons: can get very crowded, service not always speedy or professional (but always friendly), closes too early, no alcohol service (see below) OUTRAGEOUSLY still refuses to accept credit cards. The pros: good food, value for the money, BYOB (see below). While it's nice to save money on wine, if you did not show up with your own bottle there... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Food was very good at a birthday dinner on a Sunday night. We got there at 6 and it was empty (tho we had reservation) but it soon filled up. It's a BYOB so you save money there. We were all offering each other tastes of our courses and they were all delicious. We hadn't asked for anything special but... More 

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New Haven CT
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92 reviews 92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Great food reasonable prices. Had a birthday party for my son 8 persons. We had 3 aps that we split, the mussels were great, the scallops app very good. I had the chicken risotto, the salmon and the steak were all very good. 3 apps 8 dinners 4 sides 240.00 plus a 20% tip for all parties over 6 .... More 

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New York, NY
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

I have lived in Jersey City for over 6 years now, I have heard about Madame Claude but never tried it until recently when a few guests can in from out of town. We mostly ordered the specials which were delicious! Scallops and escargot were amazing! Three of us ordered the fish special and it was unbelievable! The service was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 364 4th St, Jersey City, NJ 07302
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: 201-876-8800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?