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Chez Jacqueline

#2,835 of 11,222 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Neighborhood:
Greenwich Village
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72 MacDougal St, New York City, NY 10012 (Houston Street)
6 train to Bleecker St., 4 train to West 4th St., and 1 train to Houston St.
(212) 505-0727
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 39
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  • 38
    Very good
  • 18
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A Very Acceptable French Bistro In Greenwich Village

Like a lot of people we had a Groupon for a three course meal for two plus a bottle of wine There were 4 of us, so double the offer, and everything, including the service was very good. and it was delicious. Would I go there without a Groupon; probably not.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Chris R
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Danville, California
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Danville, California
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110 reviews 110 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Like a lot of people we had a Groupon for a three course meal for two plus a bottle of wine There were 4 of us, so double the offer, and everything, including the service was very good. and it was delicious. Would I go there without a Groupon; probably not.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Wonderful wonderful wonderful! Our first visit and we will definitely be back. Great menu and food, great atmosphere, beautiful interior and exterior and great value for money. What set it apart from other restaurants was the service, which was a model of what exemplary service should be.

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westfield, nj
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264 reviews 264 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Daily prix fixe specials offer many options for 3 course meals below $30; frequent Groupons offer the same plus a bottle of wine for $69 a couple. The regular menu is much more expensive, however. Best of all, the food is consistently excellent--try the mussels; calamari; trout; duck; roast chicken; steak frites; and apple tart. Cute, cozy atmosphere; excellent friendly... More 

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155 reviews 155 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

It has been perhaps 20 years since we ate here. I'm not sure why it took so long to return, but it won't be that long again. The food was excellent. The foie gras did not disappoint as an appetizer. We had 2 specials for entrees- grilled Mediterranean sea bass was wonderful and the salmon risotto was also delicious. The... More 

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Morristown, NJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

My wife and I ate at Chez Jacqueline this past Saturday evening and we've frankly got mixed feelings. The restaurant is a cozy little place that was only somewhat busy at 6:30 (less than half full) though, interestingly, all the seats at the bar appeared to have have been taken. By 7:30 the entire restaurant was full and lively, with... More 

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New York City, New York
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Chez Jacqueline at 72 MacDougal St, in New York City's Greenwich Village is a charming French bistro with relaxed, comfortable atmosphere. The salads are very good and the trout almondine is exceptional. The cheese plate is small (three different cheeses) but very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This west village institution is serving up authentic french cuisine in a relaxing and intimate atmosphere. The service was good and dessert fantastic. I cannot wait to go back. I had the beef stew; it melted in my mouth!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This restaurant was absolutely excellent! My mother and I came here, last night around 9:30, and were treated like we were the only two people in the place! Excellent service, food, music (Live piano music), and a comfortable atmosphere. Although it might be pricey for some, it is well worth it. The waiters are very attentive. For great french food,... More 

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Decided to make use of a groupon and wanted to have a decent meal in the city. When we got there there was nobody at the door to receive us. Guy at the bar looked at us for 3 secs and resumed his business behind the bar without even at least greeting us and asking us to wait for the... More 

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New York City, New York
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I was impressed with this restaurant the first time I visited some months because of the ambiance, service, ok food and great groupon deal. They have hired extra help and ruined the ambiance and service, leaving only the ok food. Now's it's not worth the visit. The service staff is now so far from French or even serviceable, it's such... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 72 MacDougal St, New York City, NY 10012
    (Houston Street)
  • Public Transportation: 6 train to Bleecker St., 4 train to West 4th St., and 1 train to Houston St.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Greenwich Village
  • Neighborhood: Greenwich Village
  • Phone Number: (212) 505-0727

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 50
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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