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French Roast Cafe Downtown

78 W 11th St, New York City, NY 10011-8630
+1 212-533-2233
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good49%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
31 May 2017
“Quite Delicious”
17 Apr 2017
“Bit of a Refresh for Spring”
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French, Cafe
$$ - $$$
78 W 11th St, New York City, NY 10011-8630
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Reviewed May 31, 2017

This is our local chum's favorite restaurant, a friendly, reliable and popular place with excellent food. We were impressed. The drinks-I had a bishon frise-were delicious, the prix fixe dinner, three courses, was plenty of food for my hungry husband and myself, with the roasted...More

Thank rcatesby
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

Stopped-in for a breakfast at the bar during Easter Weekend. Appears that French Roast has undergone a bit of a refresh w some new tables including a large shared table new chairs and a bit of polish - nice touches. Juan is behind the bar...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2017

Best coffee. Open 24 / 7. See what the beautiful people look like when they've been out all night. See lovely December / May affairs. Drink rose.

Thank eva5555
Reviewed September 15, 2016

I am travelling alone. The restaurant was a haven for me at the end of long days. Good service. Nice food. Nothing to dislike.

Thank BalmainKat
Reviewed June 16, 2016

Ask friendly bar tender Juan to serve you a bichon frise with your creamy latte. It has a wonderful brunch and serves until late good French food.

Thank scarletdancer
Reviewed January 12, 2016

When I first lived in NY, this was as reliable as a bumpy cab ride. And twenty years later, Late night, a good steak.

Thank Anthony2013
Reviewed December 14, 2015

First of all, open 24 hours is super convenient. We ate there three times while we stayed at the nearby Larchmont Hotel. Their breakfast was especially great, and we also LOVED their seasonal offering of pumpkin ravioli.

Thank Jazzbeach
Reviewed December 8, 2015

Great place to have french inspired food, great service and good coffee . Lovely corner. I really enjoy soup d'onion, real french flavour

Thank Laura R
Reviewed November 14, 2015

Found this corner cafe before seightseeing day and what a nice surprise... Some bussiness people were sitting on the bar for an early lunch another couple of tables full of locals, were having brunch/lunch... The service was very efficient and friendly. the brunch looked and...More

Thank cookiedave
Reviewed October 7, 2015

Great ambiance and service. Stopped here for breakfast one morning. I had the bagel with salmon and they gave me plenty of salmon. The coffee was very good. The café is on a corner, so with a window seat we were able to do plenty...More

Thank Brittaney B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 W 11th St, New York City, NY 10011-8630
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Greenwich Village
  • Neighbourhood: Greenwich Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-533-2233
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