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Les Enfants Terribles - CLOSED

37 Canal St, New York City, NY 10002 (Chinatown)
(212) 777-7518
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Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: African, French
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Chinatown
Cross street: Ludlow Street
Transit: F train to East Broadway.

20 reviews from our community

60% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
New York City, New York
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013 via mobile

Over-priced for what they offered. Drinks were too small. They were much better about 5 years ago. Only the strong survive, and they weren't strong enough.

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

good basic french food, menu is a little limited but everything seems fresh. good cocktails. place is not too big, and has a European feel to it, very laid back atmosphere. i like to sit outside for the complete experience. service is just ok, but really cute french waiter, so it's forgiven:) if your around the LES, defiantly worth a... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

The table was rickety and too small. We should have left right away, but we were with a friend who was leaving town the next day, and we didn't want to lose time. I ordered a seafood stew in a tomato-coconut broth; my partner ordered the special of the day, rabbit tagine. They arrived five minutes later, which should have... More

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NYC
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Stopped by for a late night drinks and snacks with friends. The waiter was a stereotype of a French server, if you know what I mean (and he appeared to be French). But, it made me feel like I was in Paris. The hostess was lovely. We ordered the octopus salad and a cheese plate. The salad was phenomenal. The... More

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San Fran
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15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

Small restaurant on the border of LES and Chinatown. Menu is a mix of mostly North African and Brazilian selections. The Picanha was nicely cooked but under-seasoned. The couscous was fairly good. Wines were ok but nothing really stood out.

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Dumont
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120 reviews 120 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

After a long but fun day trudging about in lower east side, we were starving! ended up in Chinatown but didn't want Chinese food.. a tall order... This lady in the Eldridge Synagogue suggested Les Enfants Terribles... and we were very glad. The atmosphere was perfect, service very good and food quite good. Slightly limited menu... we got there at... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011 via mobile

Having just come back from brazil, the mocqueca I had at les enfants was pretty decent. The place was quite pretty and intimate and the staff was really nice. It might be a little cramp, but overall had a good experience.

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Orlando
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2011

My children and I walked in circles around Chinatown looking for cozy place to eat that didn't have irridescent lights and plastic table clothes. We bumped into this restaurant/cafe and althought they were in the middle of hosting their NYC happy hour, they welcomed me and my two kids in and served us like we were the only guests in... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2008

i give this place 3 1/2 stars. i had a fisherman stew and it was good :-) wish the bowl was little bit bigger. Yummy cocktails. Nice place to hang out with your friends.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2008

had some bad squid. cute dark room, but food was a mess.

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