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Raoul's

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180 Prince St, New York City, NY 10012-2924 (between Sullivan and Thompson Sts.)
+1 212-966-3518
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17:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 01:00
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NEW YORK
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best French Bistro you ask? Yes, without question. I've been going to Raoul's for more than 30 years and when it comes to French Bistro's in New York RAOUL'S heads the top of the list. Not that it has the best french Food in New York, no there are a couple others that probably have it beat. But if you're... More 

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Thank Daniel B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I did a little research on where to find the best burger in NYC and it was unanimous that Raoul’s was THE PLACE to go. The 42 year old restaurant was hopping on a Sunday afternoon. We were seated at a cozy booth in the back. We told them we came for the burgers and our waiter said that they... More 

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Thank TheLatestDish
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Packed brunch scene... It's no ordinary brunch either... Oysters steak Tatar followed by the au poivre burger and steak and eggs so good... It's small intimate and has a great crowd. Good service and staff were engaging Patricia is a star.. You should also try dinner..

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Thank Alan G
New York
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230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This old standard is still the place to go for some good comfort food. All the dishes among our group of four were tasty. However, if you are looking for a place to have a quiet conversation, look elsewhere. This place is loud and energetic.

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Thank Antionio10
Boston, Massachusetts
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101 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cozy yet buzzing neighborhood restaurant with great French flair. Had dinner with my wife and mid-20's son. Very quickly became friendly with neighboring diners and felt right at home. Terrific menu. Enjoyed big eyed tuna and pate as appetizers then steak au poivre for dinner. We all loved it and will go back soon.

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Thank DK1960
Oberlin, Ohio
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192 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very cozy French Restaurant, nice decoration and paintings (Worth visiting if you wanna grab a drink here). I love the place since I live in Soho, and it could be a great brunch place before or after shopping run

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Thank euromun
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

Raoul's is one of those Restaurants that you either love instantly or it will probably leave you disappointed. It is no accident that Raoul's is a very busy Restaurant; you may wait a while for your reservation. Elbow to elbow tables are set to purposely pack it in. It is deliberately excessive... it seem to scream in your face: "I'm... More 

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richmond, va
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Ate dinner with my husband on a Friday night in mid-January. The restaurant is vibrant with an interesting and eclectic atmosphere. I ordered a fish entrée and my husband ordered pork. Both were enjoyable. Dessert of bread pudding was a little bland. Raouls is busy and the tables are very close together, so hopefully you are not offended by your... More 

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Toronto
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

we had to wait 40 minutes for a table at the bar on Friday night (even with 3 days calling ahead) - but you can't fault them for being popular. They made sure we were taken care of, the atmosphere was warm and romantic and the food was delicious. A great night out!

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

This is really a 3.5 review. The food was very good, but aspects of the experience really detracted - hard to get the waiter's attention despite the cramped seating, food service very rushed particularly for such a way overpriced restaurant. On the food side - the foie gras and winter truffle risotto were very good. Meat dishes were nice but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 45
Cuisine
French
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 01:00
Monday
17:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 01:00
Thursday
17:00 - 01:00
Friday
17:00 - 01:00
Saturday
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Prince St, New York City, NY 10012-2924
    (between Sullivan and Thompson Sts.)
  • Public Transportation: N or R to Prince St. C or E to Spring St.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > SoHo
  • Neighbourhood: SoHo
  • Phone Number: +1 212-966-3518

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

Staying in SoHo

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SoHo
Once the artistic hub of New York City, SoHo (South of Houston) is now one of the premiere shopping destinations in the world. Housing everything from the most popular luxury brands to swank boutiques you won’t find anywhere else, this is a sophisticated shopper’s dream come true. Broadway teems with big-name stores and people during the day, while Prince and Spring Streets are the other main drags to explore by foot. Take a detour down the quieter side streets to see the real star of the district –majestic cast-iron architecture everywhere you look. What were once warehouses and art studios are now meticulously restored loft buildings favored by many of New York’s celebrities, making SoHo one of the trendiest addresses in the city. The pretty streets of Nolita (North of Little Italy) offer a more sedate vibe, with plenty of tiny boutiques and hip restaurants to seek out.
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