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Pommes Frites

East Village
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128 Macdougal St, New York City, NY 10012-5027
+1 212-674-1234
11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 3:30 am
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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115 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We are Belgian expats living in Florida, so we jumped at the chance of visiting a place making our favorite food: Belgian fries (the French have no clue how to make them). They were quite good (too bad bintjes potatoes are not easy to find in the US), served in the traditional paper cone, and the choice of sauces was... More 

Thank Jongeli
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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183 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really happy that I made the trek here to find this place. There was a constant line, which was great, because that meant the fries were always fresh. The counter guy was very friendly and helpful. He was very generous with sauce samples (smart business move-I was going to stick with the free ketchup, but ended up getting the Vietnamese... More 

Thank Innerhousewife
Portland, Maine
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I might be spoiled coming from Portland, Maine where there are the second best fries in the country (Duck Fat), but I really did not like these fries. They were too thick and not salted enough. The saving grace were the sauces, specifically malt vinegar and truffle mayo. Those were the only things that made the fries worth eating. I... More 

Thank KailinaM44
Watchung, New Jersey
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61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Still the best fries on the planet and the array of accompanying sauces is mind boggling. A bit more room than the old location and easier to get to (just a couple blocks from Washington Square). Large portions, always hot and fresh. You can never go wrong. Trust me.

Thank NJJimbob13
New Orleans, LA
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117 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fries were tasteless. We spent a fortune and ordered every dipping sauce. More than 2/3 of sauces were inedible (too weird, too overpowering, etc). Only a few sauces were decent, such as Curry Ketchup Especial (Frites Sauce, Curry Ketchup, & Raw Onion), Pomegranate Teriyaki Mayo, Sweet Mango Chutney Mayo, Honey Mustard Mayo, TLC (The, Lime, Chipotle), Vietnamese Pineapple Mayo. The... More 

Thank MindyLePooh
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sooooooo delicious!!! Real potatoes salted just about right. Lots of different dressings, too many choices. You can always go with classic ketchup, mayo and mustard in case you can make a decision. Totally worth it.

Thank Cecilia S
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had wanted to try this place for a long time. I almost couldn't find it, and was on the point of giving up when I stumbled across it. It's a very small takeaway-style establishment with a counter and some seating. The neighborhood it's located in borders on what looked to be a rather sketchy area; I wouldn't come here... More 

Thank Justin T
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great poutine, large bowl for 2 cost 12$. For other fans you have over two dozens of different sauces.

Thank The_Oil_Hunter
Redland City, Australia
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

BEEEEEEEEEEEST fries and sauce. came here 3 days in a row lol. roasted garlic sauce. do it. good atmosphere too

Thank alexpania
Attleboro, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

So sad when I heard of the terrible explosion at the old location. Visited the new location and was overjoyed at the reopening of the BEST place for frites in the country. Nothing has changed.....still at the top of my MUST EAT IN NYC list and should be on yours also. Thanks for all the hard work to come back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $8
Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 3:30 am
11:30 am - 3:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Macdougal St, New York City, NY 10012-5027
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighborhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-674-1234

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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