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Le Cou Cou Restaurant

138 Lafayette St, New York City, NY 10013-3161
+1 212-271-4252
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good16%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
138 Lafayette St, New York City, NY 10013-3161
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful fresh food served simply in beautiful surroundings. Rather formal but nevertheless friendly and attentive. Food is fresh, cooked simply but accompanied by original sauces. Like all New York restaurants the price of wine is ridiculously high.

Thank maxwema
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here a couple times have had a truly great food, also memorable ,definitely recommend for a romantic restaurant that also serves great food only one problem, much of the menu is slightly different than what the average diner might expect from this type of...More

Thank Meander41985595913
Reviewed 1 week ago

Coucou is a very American type of French restaurant, it sort of deserves its Michelin star but sort of doesn't. Much of the cooking is much heavier and bloodier than the lighter styles found in top restaurants in France today, though if you choose carefully...More

Thank G9876
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our lunch at Le Coucou. Since our visit there last year or the year before it appears staff have tightened up the service and the food was great. Helpful staff in terms of making choices and easy ordering of fixe price with...More

Thank KennethPages
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Well, the food was really good and it’s a stunning space I could go back to again and again. Maybe the staff could have been a touch more “on it”... But all in all, I’d go back.

Thank Sunny J
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Was staying at the 11 Howard and came by for lunch one afternoon being rained in. Service was top notch, interiors were beautiful.. lunch was ok.. I'd been expecting really good food from all the hype here... the flavor, textures, presentation were pretty unexciting but...More

Thank sheslee123
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food great service. Wine list a little expensive need more decent bottles under $200. I’m sure there are some out there. Beautiful restaurant.

1  Thank rockyjn
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing place for a business breakfast. Ambiance, food and service all combine to make you feel pampered and very special. Loved the avocado toast and the plump and perfect blueberries that were brought to the table as a perfect gift. I would highly recommend if...More

1  Thank DJMXX
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Outstanding food, outstanding service. Everyone is on their game here, they work really hard that everything is perfect, we can't wait to come back. Thank you

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Le Cou Cou is terrific. Beautiful dining rooms, candle lit tables and a quite professional staff. The food was delicious and beautiful. That being said, it is not “ all that “. Expensive and not off the charts. Definitely among the top tier of restaurants...More

Thank JimmyB726
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 AM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 AM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 AM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 AM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 AM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Lafayette St, New York City, NY 10013-3161
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > SoHo
  • Neighbourhood: SoHo
  • Phone Number: +1 212-271-4252
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