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194 Elizabeth St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10012-4255 (Manhattan)
212-965-9511
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Ranked #1,950 of 11,869 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $40 - $80
Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Thu 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood:
Nolita
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Spring and Prince
Transit: 6 Train to Spring B,D,F,M to Broadway/LaFayette N,R to Prince
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

From the minute you walk into peasant to the minute you walk out you feel very welcome. The service was great, food incredibly tasty, the wine selection was great (if you like Italian wine). You can also see into the kitchen which I quite like. All in all a very good Italian.

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Endicott, New York
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74 reviews 74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Simply put this is the second time I have been here and both times it was excellent. The first time I had a few too many Martinis so I wasn't sure if I only thought it was good. This time I was quite sober and it was as good as I remembered. Menu is not the typical Italian but it... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

The last time my husband and I visited this place we came for a glass of wine. On this return trip, we wanted to make sure to try the food. The wine selection is well rounded. I highly recommend the Orvieto. We started out meal with the procutto and fruit platter. My husband opted for the cuttle fish. For my... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Returned after 3 years ,place was rammed , staff very busy . Food still pretty good but no longer on my essential NYC list . Not the quality experience that I had before

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New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We had one of the best meals in a long time at Peasant. The chef is creative in his combinations and it's obvious he uses only the best ingredients because the food is absolutely delicious. The space is warm and inviting-- it's a perfect dining spot for winter in NY. It also has a nice bar area, something often lacking... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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57 reviews 57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We asked the waiter what he thought of a wine we had selected on the menu. He applauded our choice, and when he left the table we applauded him for not trying to up-sell us to a more expensive bottle (the bottle we selected was $45). My husband had been pointing to in on the menu. The waiter brought the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

It was a short weekend to celebrate my wife's birthday. We were looking for a reliable restaurant, off the beaten path, where we were certain to get a great meal without pretention and over-the-top prices. Our research led us to Peasant, with has been around since he 1990s and still draws a strong crowd. We had read about the chef,... More 

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New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We recently had dinner at Peasant with another couple and had a excellent time! The food was amazing, everything from the appetizers to the deserts. The prosciutto wrapped mozzarella appetizer was very good and the suckling pig and potatoes entree tasted great. We had a couple different deserts, each one was served with a side of gelato which again tasted... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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70 reviews 70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

A sales rep took a large party to dinner and the mix of yumminess was shared by all. It was weird going down into a basement for our "private" dining event but it was cozy and cute.

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Montreal
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

One of my favourite restaurants that I make a point of visiting every time I'm in NYC. The Chilli octopus is simply amazing and every dish there is well done. A bit on the pricey side however.

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Additional Information about Peasant

Address: 194 Elizabeth St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10012-4255
Phone Number: 212-965-9511
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 40 - 80
Cuisine: Italian

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