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Cafe Cluny

284 W 12th St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10014 (Manhattan)
(212) 255-6900
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Ranked #1,068 of 11,659 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $41 - $80
Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tue - Fri 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, French
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Manhattan
Cross street: West 4th Street
Transit: The 1, 2, 3, A, C and E trains stop at West 14th Street.
Description: Cafe Cluny is situated in the heart of the West Village.
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English first
Sydney, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Cafe Cluny is an oasis of service, good food and decent coffee. If you come from anywhere other than the USA you will know that getting healthy, tasty food and good coffee in the one location can be a struggle. Its a pleasure to come to a restaurant/cafe that treats food, coffee and its customers with respect ... among the... More

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Lake Bluff IL
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Think of spending it at Cluny. If you like a small, charming bistro with delicious food and friendly service, then wander on down to the West Village and treat yourselves to an evening here. It's filled with neighborhood regulars who love it like we do. Lots of dates, young people with parents visiting and friends who you can tell stop... More

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We had a lovely brunch at café cluny with some friends from France, The restaurant had a bustling feel but the noise level was not overwhelming. The various specialty drinks were fun to consider and they delivered a well crafted grapefruit mimosa to me. The offerings were not overwhelming and were of a good variety. I would say that the... More

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New York City, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food and service were excellent my only issue was that the entree portions were small. Good place for a date since the seating is intimate. Also a decent place to spot NYC celebs both in the restaurant and just walking by. Everything I tried was perfect in taste and presentation, also a more than acceptable wine list, quality without hurting... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

After this restaurant having evaded me the last time I was visiting NY, I had to return and check this place out. We weren't disappointed! Friendly and casual service with an overall nice energy that pervades the place. The food was excellent and the people watching too! Would love to go back on a stormy winter night..

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Warsaw, Poland
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I knew their icecream was good but I can trully say that the mint flavour was the best I've had in my life. I could really smell the fresh mint leaves. Definitely homemade and special! The interior is nice, the staff friendly.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We wondered by this charming restaurant one night and decided to come back the next because is was so attractive. It's just lovely inside and so is the hostess that greeted us. It's the perfect date night atmosphere because the lighting is so flattering and the neighborhood feels as if it is straight our of a Hollywood set of Charmville.... More

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I really enjoyed the cozy home style atmosphere. Nice hostess, great server and attentive support staff. Brunch on a Saturday; the breakfast items I saw going by looked great but we chose lunch items of Avocado BLT sandwich and a Shrimp salad. Both excellent as were the potato salad and french fries. Excellent espresso and lattes with strawberry rhubarb crisp.

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Kailua, Hawaii
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This quaint café has just the perfect "feel" for what you're probably looking for in this neighborhood of Manhattan. Great atmosphere, good food and service. My A-BLT sandwich was good; as was my wife's Tuna Burger.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Beautiful exterior and interior. Very cute and has the NYC village vibe down to a T! Very romantic. Large enough to mean you'll get a table (we went twice and were seated instantly both times), but small enough to feel cosy and like you've stumbled across a little gem... Which you have ;). The food was ohmygod-this-is-so-good. We both had... More

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