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Hotel Griffou - CLOSED

21 West 9th Street, New York City, NY 10011 (Greenwich Village)
(212) 358-0228
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Price range: $37 - $150
Cuisines: American
Greenwich Village
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Between 5th and 6th Avenues
Transit: A, B, C, D, E, F & M to West 4th Street, L, 4, 5, 6, N, R, W & Q to Union Square/14th Street, and 1, 2 & 3 to 14th Street and 6th Avenue.
Description: Showcasing seasonal American cuisine with a Portuguese influence, Hotel Griffou NYC is a chic West Village restaurant. The timeless bar serves up signature cocktails and an enviable wine list. With a bohemian, creative ambience, Hotel Griffou has a sophisticated dining room with cozy, intimate tables. The menu reveals small plates and large plates, with fine dishes like wet aged wagyu steak with kimchi whipped potatoes.

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English first
Adelaide, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

This is a great underground bar/restaurant just 2 blocks north of Washington Square Park. It is not part of the noisy Village bar scene which is centred around Bleeker and MacDougall. Actually in a quieter area in W9th between 5th and 6th. There is bar seating and other areas, some open, some private, some tables, some lounges. We went on... More 

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New York City, New York
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86 reviews 86 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

Very warm cozy room for a delicious Sunday dinner. Started with the amazing Pork Belly and a very tender grilled spicy Octopus. The Orecchiette with sausage, kale and rabe was so good and nice portion. Also had the Lamb Meatballs, very tasty. We had 2 desserts that I can't recall after all the wine we had, very enjoyable meal. Engaging... More 

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

Very happening bar scene on a Friday night. Must make reservations to get a table. Waiter was fairly attentive, but let our wine glasses go dry. Grilled Oftopus and meatballs for appetizer. Both dishes were superb. Fluke and halbert as main courses, and both were excellent. Worth the money. Wine was good value, with a decent range of variety and... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

I kept passing Griffou on my way to the Path station and was intrigued. Hence, one Friday evening recently my husband met me there after work for drinks and dinner. The interior was different than I expected. Very eclectic and loungey in the bar area, with a hodgepodge of modern and historical pieces. The hand-crafted cocktails were excellent, and during... More 

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Oakland, Maryland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011 via mobile

Just had dinner there last evening on our first night in the city... perfect way to begin our visit!

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Clifton, NJ
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2011

The food was the worth the money we spent. So many better places to go to and you can spend the same amount money but find the food to be delicious. We had the meatballs, octupus and gnocchi for appetizer. The frozen meatballs I buy from Costco taste better. The octupus was ok. The gnocchi was very good I must... More 

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Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

Hotel Griffou is probably one of the best kept secrets in NYC. It's not actually a hotel, rather a restaurant in the basement of an apartment building. The decor is stunning. Each room decorated with its own intense flare and style, this is definitely one of the coolest places I've been for dinner. The services was fantastic. We sat at... More 

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New York
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

My mother always told me to try new things, and if there is something on a menu I have never had, THAT is what I go with. This place was a delight. Frutti del mar fritters - breath-taking. Spiced shrimp were fresh and tangy. The bone marrow flan was delicate and flavorful. Duck perfectly prepared - crisp skin and juicy... More 

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New York City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2011

The quintessential NYC restaurant, something for everyone on the beautifully eclectic menu and the bar is bar none! Go, do, eat, and drink!

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2011

Oh, this makes for a perfect evening ---the best of Europe meets classic American dining.. Wm. and Kate would love a quiet corner here. Simply superb `new American` food by young Chef ( David, I believe --formerly of the famed Per Se restaurant ) who actually came out to greet our table. Escort your guests under the awning on West... More 

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Additional Information about Hotel Griffou

Address: 21 West 9th Street, New York City, NY 10011
Phone Number: (212) 358-0228
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Greenwich Village
Average Prices: USD 37 - 150
Cuisine: American

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