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“Fantastic, Romantic, Cozy French Bistro!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of 26 Seats

26 Seats
Ranked #6,149 of 13,479 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: East Village
New York, NY
Level Contributor
40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Fantastic, Romantic, Cozy French Bistro!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2012

The food is excellent, the atmosphere is lovely and it is a great value! It is now one of my favorite restaurants in the city.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
New York, NY, USA
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“cramped, but excellent French food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2012

Great french food for a reasonable price. Call to make a reservation.

Visited November 2011
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Stowe, VT
1 review
“Great food and wine; very affordable.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2010

My wife and I went there for an early dinner on a Saturday night. We had our choice of seats although as the name implies there were only a few choices. Service was prompt but certainly not pushy. The waitress was knowledgeable about the wine list (albeit a listed list) and the menu. The food was nearly perfect. My escargots aux champignons had a pastry top made of air--delightful--with melt in your mouth escargot. My wife's salmon in coconut and ginger was cooked perfectly with a very subtle sauce, and my duck confit ranked as a top ten entree. The crème brulee was the best I've had in quite a while although the pastry was a little tough in my wife's profiteroles.

I've never been to France, but the atmosphere felt small town cafe authentic.

We had a bottle of wine, an appetizer, two entrees, two desserts and a double espresso. It came to $110 before tip. That is reasonable well outside Manhattan.

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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“Good food, cozy restaurant, very affordable”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2008

Good food, cozy restaurant, very affordable

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“visited twice...more than satisfied both times... awesome french food, good portions. I wish it was BYOB”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2007

visited twice...more than satisfied both times... awesome french food, good portions. I wish it was BYOB

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