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“Great Brunch Spot” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Penelope

Penelope
Ranked #159 of 13,263 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 0 - US$ 20
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighbourhood: Manhattan
Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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“Great Brunch Spot”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2012

This was out second time at Penelope's. The first time we went it was recommended to us by the hotel concierge, and this time we sought out restaurant even though it was far from our hotel. It has a really great atmosphere and the food is super tasty. The only bad thing is that you can expect to wait about 45 minutes before getting a table. Totally worth it though!

Visited June 2012
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Hurricane, WV
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Yum!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2012

Fun atmosphere, hip decor, great food (mac and cheese!)

Visited May 2012
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McLean, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Nice & Quiant”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2012

I was in NYC for a day & saw good reviews on TripAdvisor for Penelope. Went for lunch. I think it has nice atmosphere & very quaint. Seems like a local favorite. I had the spinach salad with goat cheese & it tasted fresh & organic. The place is very small, cozy & cute so prepare to dine pretty close to the next tables. I thought the prices were reasonable (for NYC!) & the servings were enough.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews
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“What a cute place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2012

We stayed a few blocks away and decided to eat here, it has a neighborhood vibe and the food was great. I got the one night stand waffles (coconut & strawberry) with a bellini included YUM.

Visited May 2012
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New Yo
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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“Food and Dessert”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2012

The BEST carrot cake ever. You can literally buy a piece of heaven for $5.

Also the Chicken Pesto meatballs are simply AMAZING!

Visited June 2011
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