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90 Bedford St, New York City, NY 10014-3764 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #17 of 11,845 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
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
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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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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
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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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
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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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Gidea Park
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Visited the Little Owl for my 30th - lovely food. Not huge portions but unique and tasty. Were very accomodating for our daughter (18 months) - although no highchairs so bring your own booster seat. You need to book as the place is tiny. Was fab to see "Monica's apartment" (from Friends). Would definitely visit again next time in NYC.

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Brussels, Belgium
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We were a table of 6 persons on Christmas Eve. Small restaurant and very cosy and well decorated. Staff was really great . Food was just excellent, nothing to say , from the presentation to taste to quantity and quality. Gastronomic restaurant with a very good quality and price. Need to prebook before going as very difficult to get a... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

After reading the reviews I was keen to book Little Owl for my husbands birthday meal whilst visiting New York. The restaurant is very quaint/tiny and extremely busy. We had a short wait for our table, but other dinners over ran their sitting time which meant that the next guests had to wait, but there is no where for them... More 

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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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