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Saxon and Parole

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316 Bowery, New York City, NY 10012-2802 (Bleecker Street)
+1 212-254-0350
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely hip place. It was a little busy when we got there but that is normal for NYC. Good food. Great and very helpful staff.

Thank RissieD
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

The bar has a cool vibe, the cocktails are great all night with service. Fabulous burger topped with a fried egg, this is a top place for an evening out with friends.

Thank NeilUK1905
Florida Panhandle, Florida
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

Happened upon this restaurant while we were looking for a non-Italian restaurant (I love Italian, but had eaten at quite a few during my trip and I was looking for a heavy appetizer and craving something a little different). We got in without reservations. I ordered the fried oysters (oddly enough, if I remember correctly, they come from Puget Sound... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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299 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Had a fabulous dinner here. Its a small place and a bit loud but trendy and filled with people enjoying themselves. The menu is very interesting and varied, and the bar has won awards. The mushroom pate was great as were my friend's oysters, via her report. I had the half chicken which was delicious, and the Brussel sprouts--let me... More 

1 Thank barbdpayne
Sunapee, New Hampshire
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213 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

We took our grand daughter, a junior at NYU, there for brunch. The service,drinks and food were all very good to excellent. My eggs, a variety of Benedict, with a bed of spinach and matalista ham had a great combination of flavors. The house bloody Mary was excellent wit just the right amount of fresh veggies and a peppery picante... More 

1 Thank JoeD1957
New York
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Walked in for brunch. Wait for table was forty-five minutes so decided to sit at bar. Great view of bartenders masterfully mixing concoctions. The Orange Spritz was refreshing and delicious. My hanger steak salad was grilled perfectly and salad was dressed lightly -- just as I like. It was delicious. There were many relaxed groups brunching all around us.

1 Thank NYTumbleweed
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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here last night with our friends. Lovely attentive staff (they even brought us a surprise birthday treat) and great food and cocktail selection. Possibly a little 'hip' for me, and on the noisy side, but a great place for a lively night out.

Thank GHDownie
Green Point, Australia
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206 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

We went here to celebrate our last night in NYC. We werent disappointed.The cocktails were very good, the shared plate of breads and pate, was really nice, and our mains of gnudi and chicken were excellent, and to finish up the Peach Melba was delicious. All up a great way to finish our holiday.

2 Thank PJay2412
new jersey
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103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Went here for an office dinner and was pleasantly surprised. The staff was attentive and service was great. Tried the ricotta knudi which was amazing, as well as the steak. The japanese highball was ok. Also tried their house bourbon and pinot noir which was delish!

1 Thank amitra1
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants in the city. It has a very cool atmosphere and the service is great. The ricotta gnudi is the best dish on the menu, in my opinion - definitely worth a try. The drinks are amazing as well.

Thank Sam N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 Bowery, New York City, NY 10012-2802
    (Bleecker Street)
  • Public Transportation: 6 Train to Bleecker St B/D/F/M Train to Broadway-Lafayette St or 2nd Ave N/R Train to Price St
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
  • Phone Number: +1 212-254-0350

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