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90 Bedford St, New York City, NY 10014-3764 (Manhattan)
212-741-4695
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Ranked #16 of 11,875 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean, Central European
Neighborhood:
West Village
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Grove Street
Transit: Christopher Street Station
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West Hartford, Connecticut
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

We scored a last minute reservation at this adorable little spot. We had a delightful dinner sitting at the bar. Interesting salads to start. The signature sliders were SO tasty. The calamari was perfect - crispy, salty, and fresh with marinara sauce that was a nice complement. The cod with Brussels Sprouts, squash purée and pepita was delicious. And the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Cute little place .. My daughters loved the friends thing . Everyone's food great .. My poached eggs on sausage thing . Awful , not cooked had eaten half .. I was offered another but felt quite ill at this point , didn't pay for it , they were very apologetic.. I was actually sick on the subway later that... More 

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Sleepy Hollow, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Three of us celebrated one of our birthdays there and one wanted to return there for the superb food she had. And true enough, the food was outstanding. Starting with their notorious meatball appetizer --- the standard is 3 per portion which is a meal in itself. Knowing that one negotiate a reduction in meatballs to substitute for a portion... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We came for a surprise brunch here as my sister is a big friends fan, amazing trip for any other friends fans aswell! Onto the food, I had beignettes, which are little doughnuts spread on top of Nutella with a raspberry coulis on top, they were delicious. Other members of the party had the eggs and they looked amazing and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

A very enjoyable dining experience! The staff was down to earth and accommodating. Possibly the best pork chop I will ever eat.

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SA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Forget the cavernous, soul-less modern restaurants and dine here! Our party of 4 LOVED the Little Owl - probably one of our favorites in NYC. Tucked away on a corner in the West Village, it's very small, candlelit and intimate. Excellent, thoughtful service -- we never felt rushed at all even dining early! We dined in the corner booth -... More 

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New York City, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I live in the New York area & this is one of my go to restaurants. They are very accomadating. I have celebrated birthdays, anniversaries & just an enjoyable evening with friends. Although they welcome walk-ins make a reservation the restaurant is small. Do not leave without trying the porkchop & the meatball sliders. There is something for everyone. Every... More 

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Leon, Mexico
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26 reviews 26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Although we had to make a reservation for one month in advance, the dinner was exquisite and delicious. The place is super cute, love it.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Not huge portions?! What the hell is that person used to eating! I ordered lamb shank and it was the size of a horse! The restaurant is very small and cosy, we booked a table for two days before Christmas because I am a HUGE Friends fan so I had to visit here during my once in a lifetime trip... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

It was not that easy to get a table but when we did it was so worth it. Outstanding food in a small intimate restaurant.

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Additional Information about Little Owl

Address: 90 Bedford St, New York City, NY 10014-3764
Phone Number: 212-741-4695
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean, Central European

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