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308 Lenox Avenue, New York City, NY 10027 (Harlem)
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Ranked #504 of 11,777 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 125 street
Transit: Subway #2 and #3 to 125 street and Lenox avenue.
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English first
Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

My husband and I went here before a show at the Apollo when we were looking for healthier dining options. While i wouldn't rate this among the best french restaurants we were pleasantly surprised. Staff were friendly and attentive although drink orders took a while to arrive. Although it was very busy we didn't feel rushed and enjoyed our dinner... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A small and very nice place. Good atmosphere and a mixed audience on Monday nights they serve a special steak menu which is worth well to enjoy. The prices are low but the experience and quality are high.

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

Was looking for a quality meal near the Apollo pre show. I'd say this provided exactly what I wanted. Cool place, beautifully attentive, friendly staff. Ensure you ask for the Prix Fixe menu. In November 2014 this provided 3 courses for $24. I went for the French Onion Soup and the Coq Au Vin and couldn't get to dessert as... More 

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Almería, Andalucia, Spain
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Of all the restaurants we experienced during our trip to New York and South Carolina, we liked this one the most. Even better than the Red Rooster next door! Great food, good selection of wines, excellent service, cool music and wonderful vibe. Cannot recommend this restaurant enough. It's a must when visiting New York. A big thank you to the... More 

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The next door neighbour to Red Rooster, a smart location, if you ask me. If you can't get in at RR, you can pop in here and see if they have room. Darker, louder, not as sophisticated as their neighbour, but busy like crazy. The staff are lovely, welcoming and friendly. The patrons are boisterous and colourful, to say the... More 

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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Great restaurant with excellent service. It was ideal for my husband and me as we have such different tastes. It offers a good American version of French food. My husband had steak and fries while I was able to have moules mariner with pomme frits. France meets America!!

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93 reviews 93 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We tripped on this restaurant while visiting Harlem, thinking we'd stop for a cool drink on a hot day. The servers were so attentive, I decided to have a bit of lunch to enjoy the outdoor patio. I chose the Salade d'endive au roquefort. I think it was one of the best salads I've had in a long time... a... More 

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new york
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701 reviews 701 reviews
412 restaurant reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Harlem. This is right next to the 125th St. stop on the 2 or 3 subway. It is half a long block from Studio Museum and near shopping. It is quite next door to Red Rooster--food is better/scene is less. Lovelyoutdoor tables. And we had salad , sandwich and dessert for an unbelievable $14. Lovely service. Many other choice son... More 

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New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Great prices, great food, excellent service and always pleasant host/servers. So convenient for a French in Harlem:)! Lunch deals are really great for $10. and specials during the week. Great Music on the weekend. It feel s like a neighborhood bistro form Paris. La Maison d'art sends all their clients there!

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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Originally we wanted to dine at the Red rooster but we could not get a reservation for Saturday evening, so we decided to make a reservation at Chez Lucienne just next door. It turned out to be a wonderful find and a fabulous evening. We made a reservation for 7:30pm and got a table outside right away. A good start.... More 

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Additional Information about Chez Lucienne

Address: 308 Lenox Avenue, New York City, NY 10027
Phone Number: 212-289-5555
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Harlem
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: French

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