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Madame Claude Cafe

364 4th St, Jersey City, NJ 07302
201-876-8800
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Ranked #88 of 493 Restaurants in Jersey City
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Jersey City, New Jersey
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
14 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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
39 reviews 39 reviews
24 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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Jersey City, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

The food here is very good. I have tried a variety of dishes here, and every one of them was a delight. Not a great deal of choices, but each one is a winner. Keep in mind this is a cash only restaurant, so come prepared.

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Jersey City, New Jersey
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

This is a cute place tucked into an odd corner of Jersey City. It is French and offers tasty, fresh food. My party almost all ordered the same thing--salmon crepes. Most of the people I was with seemed to very much enjoy them. To be honest, I didn't think mine was particularly tasty and came with a heavy sauce that... More

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Westwood, New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

The last I heard, I thought the place had closed. Four meals and four disasters. I was truly embarrassed to have brought guests here. If they khave reopened, I hope they have improved.

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New york
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97 reviews 97 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012 via mobile

I would not expect for people to come from far away to eat here, but if you are in the vecinity, that small joint make a lot of people happy in the area. Decent french fare at a reasonable price ( I beleive the most expensive plate was for 22 bucks). My favorite there is a classic escargots. Daily special... More

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