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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 - 10:00 pm
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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, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 25
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious, bustling and convivial

Went with Jersey City "natives" who live a few blocks away. This is a friendly little BYOB bistro with a great vibe. Wonderful salmon crepes and a lentil salad. I'm not much of a meat eater, but my companions both had the pork loin (their favorite) and it was moist and flavorful. I thought the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
jgmjr
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Middlesex County, NJ
Good for:
  • Romantic
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English first
West Orange
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97 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

A very small but cozy place. Tables are very close to each other, so there is little to no privacy But the food and the warmth of the hosts are well worth the minor inconvenience.

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Middlesex County, NJ
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Went with Jersey City "natives" who live a few blocks away. This is a friendly little BYOB bistro with a great vibe. Wonderful salmon crepes and a lentil salad. I'm not much of a meat eater, but my companions both had the pork loin (their favorite) and it was moist and flavorful. I thought the crème brûlée was a bit... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The owners are wonderful it a cozy spot and BYOB. The escargot was awesome and their savory crepes are really good. It gets packed in there so you may want to try to make a reservation. Also its cash only.

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Stewartsville, New Jersey
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This a small cozy place - tables right next to each other, no private conversations here! BYOB and cash only. We were graciously welcomed by the owners. The food was great.The waitress was perfect. We had escargot, seasoned perfectly and tender. There was an octopus special, delicious sauce. Warm fresh bread. Had a Moroccan dish with couscous, lamb sausage, and... More 

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

You’ll feel instantly at home after receiving a warm and hearty welcome from the owners and staff. “It’s nice to see you again” was heard throughout the evening. Madame Claude Café is the perfect neighborhood retreat where you are encouraged to linger and enjoy the evening. It’s a small, intimate, unpretentious space with a stamped tin ceiling and only 14... More 

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Hackensack, New Jersey
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

My american Friends advice me to go to this place , and describe the food like amazing and a small place with french spirit . As I am French , I was very excited to go ... and very disappointed. I order mushroom stuffed in cream in 'appetizer' to share with my friend, the plate came with three poor mushroom,... More 

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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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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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Jersey City, New Jersey
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 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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Additional Information about Madame Claude Cafe

Address: 364 4th St, Jersey City, NJ 07302
Phone Number: 201-876-8800
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
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
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: French

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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: Romantic
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?