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Cafe Borgia II

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161 Prince St Ste 10012, New York City, NY 10012-5336
(212) 677-1850
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9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Healthy and Tasteful (food and style)

We wanted some lunch that was more than sandwiches and came across this wonderful Café with an open front and a few tables on the sidewalk; we were visiting this seemed like New York to us. I was surprised to find real good and healthy grilled chicken and vegetables (good size servings) for $12 in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 29, 2015
Albert008
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Pittsboro, North Carolina
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Pittsboro, North Carolina
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We wanted some lunch that was more than sandwiches and came across this wonderful Café with an open front and a few tables on the sidewalk; we were visiting this seemed like New York to us. I was surprised to find real good and healthy grilled chicken and vegetables (good size servings) for $12 in SOHO! Several people were eating... More 

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Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Phenomenal food at reasonable prices with friendly, personal service, in a simple, urban restaurant. I had an excellent Spinach Gnocchi and my wife thought the Lobster Ravioli was divine. The chef truly cares about providing original, fresh dishes straight from his heart and hearth.

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Thank Peter S
Vitoria, ES
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I ordered a pasta, and it was ok! Not tha best pasta i had in a lifetime, but it was good. The time i waited for the order was a little long, but not that long. Its a place for lunch.

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Thank marianabs87
New York City, New York
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Very unpleasant hostess/manager. Magda refused to seat four of us because of a small service dog. She apparently had no clue what a service dog does, the ADA rules, etc. She refused to look at the dog's credentials when offered. She refused to listen or review a copy of the ADA regs when politely offered. I can only advise, Don't... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Had brunch here on a Saturday morning. Pancakes were great - huge portion, great taste. Coffee was good. Hot chocolate was excellent with frothy milk on top. Baked goods were just average. Croissants were like packaged supermarket baked goods. This place is very cute and staff was great. Just expected a little more from the baked goods. So many great... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

we stopped in for breakfast and ordered two ham, egg, and cheddar croissants with a tea and a hot chocolate. The total charge was about $35. The price seemed fair until I saw that the ham looked like Oscar Meyer versus deli. Service was great overall.

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Thank MrsWillis
New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

We stopped to get a drink in the afternoon. My wife ordered an orange juice, it was very bad and watery, despite costing $5. She also took a Cheese strudel, very cold and thick as a brick. My tea was ok. People were nice, too bad!

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Morristown, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Went for a light dinner and was very impressed. I was looking to have the deep fried tilapia, but the waitress said all sold out. I did ask for if they could make something different. Olive oil with spaghetti some walnuts and garlic, Aglio Et Olio. My friend had Prosciutto di Parma, Mozzarella, Tomato and Basil. Both dishes came with... More 

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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014 via mobile

I had been to Borgia II before, therefore I came back to have lunch here while shopping in SoHo. I had the Penne Marinara and it was just what I expected. The penne came with two slices of garlic bread - everything was very nice. The atmosphere is very relaxed as well. There's only a few tables and it is... More 

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Thank mlleracine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We have popped in to the cafe for a quick lunch in the past which was great. This time we wandered in for dessert and coffee and had a great time. I had the Pecan Pie (warmed) and hazelnut coffee and it could not have been better. This is one of those small neighborhood places that many will walk by,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 161 Prince St Ste 10012, New York City, NY 10012-5336
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > SoHo
  • Neighborhood: SoHo
  • Phone Number: (212) 677-1850
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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