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Chez Lucienne

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308 Lenox Avenue, New York City, NY 10027 (125 street)
212-289-5555
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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New York City, New York
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16 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ordered a steak sandwich which was very tasty and the French fries are cooked perfectly well. The bread of the sandwich was fresh and crusty, I liked it very much (and I am French, so I *know* what good bread is!).

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Thank Stephane Q
New York City, New York
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47 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

This place came highly recommended. I went their, was in a conversation with my friend and hadn't looked at the menu. the waiter came over and asked if we were ready. My friend was, so not to be rude, I asked the waiter what he'd recommend, and he looked at me like I insulted his mother. He then proceeded to... More 

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Powder Springs, Georgia
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183 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

The place is idea is if you want to sit outside and enjoy the site of Harlem. The staff is efficient, but the food and drinks makes ups for that. We did the various appetizers such as the calamris Frits, the soups a Loignon and of course fries. The drinks prices were very good and had good ratio of mix... More 

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Thank Cmp1130
southampton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

went on harlem walking tour and finished up here recommended by tour guide good service really large fluffy omelette brunch really enjoyed being there

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Thank sal46
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Chef Lucienne offers s a great variety for Sunday Brunch. Besides mimosas, Bloody Mary, a full bar is available. The food was good. I would provide an extensive review but I only had a chicken Cesar salad and it was ok. Our table also has the French Onion Soup, steak and eggs and stew. Everything was good. I would visit... More 

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Thank LivingMyLife32
New York City
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126 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Chez Lucienne has always been a favorite of ours when we are in Harlem. Its proximity to the Apollo made it a great spot to dine before the show. Perhaps is was a bad night but everything was "off" last Saturday, even the service. I won't be back especially with all the new choices in Harlem. If you don't absolutely... More 

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Thank Janet A
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The staff was very friendly. They gave great suggestions. the escargot and mussels in the white broth was delicious!

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Thank nJoye100
Flemington, New Jersey
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134 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

This is a very good place for an onion soup or any other classic french dishes. Very relaxing with friendly staff. Great casual place.

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Thank Bokassa2014
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

We came here on our first night in Harlem when too tired to figure out what we wanted to eat. Fresh Sauvignon Blanc and oysters, then two of us had burgers with frites and two had crepes with salad. A pleasant meal after a long day

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Thank HLWalks
New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

You will not make a mistake dining here, everything French and well done.Nice neighbourhood in new Harlem

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 Lenox Avenue, New York City, NY 10027
    (125 street)
  • Public Transportation: Subway #2 and #3 to 125 street and Lenox avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Harlem
  • Neighborhood: Harlem
  • Phone Number: 212-289-5555

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

Staying in Harlem

Neighborhood Profile
Harlem
As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has played a vital role in the history of New York City. Today, the neighborhood is as vibrant as ever as new businesses and developments go up next to local institutions. The heart of the neighborhood is bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and you’ll discover some of the most beautiful blocks in the city, filled with handsome brownstones, soul food restaurants, corner shops, and scenic parks. For a taste of a real New York neighborhood, it’s hard to top a visit to Harlem.
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