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Lafayette Grill - CLOSED

54 Franklin St, New York City, NY 10013-4009
+1 212-732-5600
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Oct 1, 2015
“60th Birthday Celebrations”
Jul 8, 2015
“Good place for people watching”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, International, Mediterranean, Greek
54 Franklin St, New York City, NY 10013-4009
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Reviewed October 1, 2015

Excellent Restaurant - staff, food and ambience - do give Lafayette a try should you be in New York on holidays - 7 of us went for Dinner on 17 September for a birthday celebration whilst on holiday for a week in New York -...More

Thank BernadetteHudson
Reviewed July 8, 2015

The service was fine and the wait staff was very attentive. We ate outside because it was a beautiful day. The prices were high for small portions but it is Manhattan. The presentation was excellent, though. We were on a tight schedule so we asked...More

Thank debby063
Reviewed April 9, 2014

The menu was extensive and interesting, familiar to anyone who is used to eating good French food. The wine list was good and varied, the help of the enthusiastic semellier was very helpful. The staff are wonderful and very attentive.

Thank Claire R
Reviewed October 8, 2013

Lafayette is solid - good atmosphere, good food, good service. However, if we're looking at Andrew Carmellini's restaurants, I would say it lags behind both the Dutch and Locanda Verde across all those dimensions. Was hoping this one would live up to the others (which...More

Thank Lindsay P
Reviewed June 15, 2011

I only come here when I am doing a belly dance show. It's fabulous as a little performance venue because of the floor space and the small stage where the bands can sit. However, the food isn't very good, and the atmosphere is a bit...More

Thank litlhafgost
Reviewed December 28, 2009

So close to China Town with all it's fresh produce ... nothing ever tastes fresh in this place. Even most basic mediterranean dishes taste, like they don't want you to come back ... Bar is OK, and owners are pleasant

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Reviewed January 25, 2009

I have been at Lafayette Grill more than 5 times and had consistently disappointing experience. For example, one night, a hostess sat us at one table, and another hostess came by in a few minutes and expelled us in the most rude and basic manner....More

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Reviewed February 29, 2008

french onion soup. mmm.

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Reviewed December 19, 2007

Best lunch spot in town

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  • Address: 54 Franklin St, New York City, NY 10013-4009
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-732-5600
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