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Cafe Gitane

242 Mott St, Frnt 2, New York City, NY 10012-3434 (Manhattan)
212-334-9552
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Ranked #1,771 of 11,659 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $0 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: French, Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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  • Dutch first
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Detroit, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We went back twice to this place during our stay for 4 days in NYC. Great place for quick bites and of course the watermelon juice. Interesting decor, colorful crowd. We grabbed a pizza from the neighboring store(prince street) and juice from here ! Good life !

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Montreal, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I went with my wife for supper. Good service, a lot of people (young atmosphere) Decent wine card. What I liked is the suprising plates they offer. I took the couscous. It was not like the more traditionnal ones I could eat it in the past but was really good. The way it was presented was original as well. With... More

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London
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Had brunch at Cafe Gitane this morning. Excellent coffee, the baked eggs where as expected (be careful of the hot plate) and the service attentive and swift. The atmosphere is very pleasant and the food of a very high quality. More of a young set though I suppose the oldies had already come and gone at 11:00.

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chicago illinois
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81 reviews 81 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I have eaten at Gitane many times when I am in town. I love the tiny space, the delicious cous cous and the interesting French Moroccan menu. True, there is usually a wait. Don't leave, or they will give your table away. You can have a glass of wine and enjoy a fragrant meal while taking in the obviously local... More

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LONDON
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Been going here for 15 years now and always enjoy the place as well as the food we eat. A nice place for breakfast and lunch and they do evening meals as feel, but only done that once It's a great place for a Sunday late breakfast, waffle with fruit, baked eggs, baked chicken baguette, warm cous cous with humus... More

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Seattle, Washington
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40 reviews 40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We went about 1:30pm on a Tuesday and they were packed since the place is very small. We put our names on the list for this small French Morrocon place and were told it would be about 20 minutes. We walked around for about 10 minutes but when we returned she indicated she'd already given our table away. This time... More

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Tel-Aviv
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

One of my favorite spots, especially sitting outside on a nice day when you can enjoy the neighborhood. the food is fantastic, the best couscous! friendly service. Love it.

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Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Hostes was so nice, always giving us updated on when our table would be ready. The food was out of this world!! All four of us in our party enjoyed every single bite. The place is super lovely, small with lots of charm. Will go back every time I visit the city.

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Santa Monica, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Loved this little cafe for breakfast! Must try the baked eggs!! Baguette was very authentic and fresh too. There are out doors tables ( not too many - maybe 4?) so you can dine al fresco but don't go too late on the weekend, because it's quite busy and on a beautiful day, those seats are the first to get... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I would recommend the merguez sandwich and their coffee wasn't bad either. They are located in a nice neighbourhood for walking and looking in stores.

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