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653 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036
(212) 333-5300
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Ranked #1,468 of 11,869 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $25
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 45 and 46
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
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English first
New York
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

It looks like the restaurant is in a cost-cutting mode...there was only one waitress looking after the whole restaurant. We ordered the unlimited drinks option for the brunch and it took her 30 minutes to bring the first glass! Maybe a trick not to give too many drinks?? We ordered some tapas to start with and instead of coming first,... More 

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Dallas, Texas
20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We've gone this place a few time in between Broadway shows with a restaurant.com certificate and we've had a great time every time. They've always got a good special going on during the week and a brunch special on the weekends. The service is always nice and the food is a good value. They serve a side salad with many... More 

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New York City, New York
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I love this place! The staff are really, really great, super friendly, and as well as being close to the theatres, the bar and restaurant have a homely, local feel. France, Romania, Senegal - there are so many nationalities represented among the staff, as well as customers. There are some great deals that include a drink, and there's a varied... More 

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is my go to restaurant when ever I want a steak and frites. It's always so much fun an awesome restuarant to go share a meal with friends. The owners are the best and so is the staff. The things I really love about the place is the food is consistently good and the staff is aways pleasant. What... More 

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Livingston, New Jersey
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

NYC's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood has come a long way from the days it was a place from which you'd most likely stay away. It's now a crowd pleaser, teeming with restaurants, many of which cater to the city's many tourists. My wife and I are NYC natives now living in New Jersey, and we know something about restaurants. The first... More 

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Oldham, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Food was excellent and great value. Service was very good despite restaurant be very busy. Good selection on menu, something for everyone

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Long Island, NY
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This is like my third review of La Carafe. My wife and I have always enjoyed eating here. We arrived after a Saturday matinee to an empty restaurant and left when it was full. They still have a steak, salad, fries and a glass of wine for $21. My only complaint in all my reviews here has been is that... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

What can I say...some times you find a gem.... Service was amazing..just stopped for some drinks and a cheese plate - wine was very reasonably priced at 15$ for house bottle...and massive cheese plate with fantastic variety from all over the world was 10-12$. Bartender (who I think was the owner) was extremely friendly and very hospitable. If I had... More 

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Baltimore, MD
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

I took a gamble for a late lunch and was pleasantly surprised. Nice selection of wines by the glass. Poulet paillard avec champignons was the perfect lunch. Cooked perfectly and fresh mushrooms were delicious. Cappucino to finish lunch was perfect. Waiter disappeared a bit, but he was delightful. I'll be back.

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Orillia, Canada
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This little French/Mediterranean restaurant was a surprisingly great experience. We were a party of 8 at 10 o'clock at night. The charming French Hostess waved her hand and 3 waiters jumped to put tables together The menu had a wide selection but the one we all tried was listed as Steak Frites at a surprisingly low price 0f $21, which... More 

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Additional Information about La Carafe

Address: 653 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036
Phone Number: (212) 333-5300
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: French

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