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A.O.C. L'aile ou la Cuisse

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314 Bleecker St, Greenwich Village, New York City, NY 10014-3425 (Grove Street)
+1 212-675-9463
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08:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 02:00
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New York City, New York
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I (Freddie) had the carbonera pasta dish which was pretty good and tasty and it came with a raw egg aka "protein shot." lol. Big chunks of bacon came in the dish which was a pleasant surprise. Normally there are just bacon flakes or smAll pieces in most carbonera. Portion was average, for a man I'd say. I ran through... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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124 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food & ambience. Crowded but charming French restaurant. Very friendly staff and a nice crowd with guests chatting to each other

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Thank Chinny223
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice meal, nothing spectacular, but good food. Service rather surly and it's a bit dark and dingy in the back, rather neglected. in an area where there is so much choice, it wouldn't be our first choice!

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Thank AnneSteve04
Lima, Peru
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125 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Very inviting, cozy and friendly attention. Nice gourmet dishes, tasty and generous portions inspite of being french cuisine. Live music, great ambience. Highly recommended when staying near or within the west village ,reservations required..

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Dana Point, California
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462 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Cool bistro. Great Endive Roquefort, nice Ratatouille, good chocolate mousse. Service was prompt, professional and friendly. Great corner window table!

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Thank romazzino
New York City, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I have been frequenting AOC for a few years now and love to go there every other Tuesday for Gypsy Jazz guitarist (he is amazing - very talented), a big steaming bowl of Mussels Mariniere and a glass of Sancerre. Some chit-chat with the always-nice-folks at the bar, and all that is a match made in heaven. Strongly recommend this... More 

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London
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Food was average - ok I suppose for what it was. Neither special or awful. But at the end of the meal we noticed mice running around underneath tables! Unbelievable, we were disgusted.

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York, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We had been to AOC once before for lunch, which was very good but not overly memorable. Our recent dinner, however, was excellent. From a lovely, freshly prepared steak tartare, to a fresh and carefully seasoned Dourade with sauce vierge, to a crazily lucious truffle mac & cheese, everything we ordered was very well executed. If you like simple, country... More 

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Thank Westow_Yanks
Canada
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122 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Cosy little restaurant with class. Food is excellent. Service was great. Plenty of food per serving.

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Thank itzmoi
Raleigh, North Carolina
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

My wife found this place from Groupon and we decided to give it a try. It was far from our hotel so we took and cab but it was absolutely work the trek. Our waitress was straight out of France. I could sometimes hardly understand her but she was very good. We ordered the salmon carpaccio, I've personally never seen... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
French
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 02:00
Saturday
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Bleecker St, Greenwich Village, New York City, NY 10014-3425
    (Grove Street)
  • Public Transportation: Train number 1 at Christopher St. - Sheridan Sq station. A,B,C,D,E,F,V at West 4 St. station.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-675-9463
Description
A West Village neighborhood restaurant, AOC in New York showcases classic French cuisine, created with authentic family recipes. There is a picturesque al fresco garden during the summer months.

Favorites on the menu include moules marinieres, salad nicoise or lobster risotto, which can be enjoyed in a quaint bistro-style setting.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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West Village
Stretching from Sixth Avenue to the Hudson River, the West Village is one of the city’s most coveted addresses. Full of trendy shops, historic taverns, and cozy restaurants set amid 19th century architecture, this neighbourhood has a unique old-world feel. You won’t find a more picturesque location in Manhattan. Without the traditional city grid layout, it’s easy to get lost here, but that’s part of the fun as you stroll down elegant narrow streets with beautiful brownstones. When you need a break, you can always stop in at one of the many quaint eateries or cafes to soak in the atmosphere, or head to the western edge of the neighborhood to enjoy magnificent waterfront views while taking a leisurely walk in Hudson River Park.
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