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Elephant & Castle West

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
West Village
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68 Greenwich Ave, New York City, NY 10011-8307
+1 212-243-1400
06:30 - 00:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 06:30 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 00:00
Sat 06:30 - 01:00
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New York City, New York
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't worry about the menu just go for the daily special. A wonderful New York locals secret. You have to move quickly because the daily special frequently sells out.

Thank Eugene S
New York City, New York
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I came down from Harlem for the Elephant & Castle... I didn't even open the outer door for my girlfriend when the hostess, burst out and said "can I help you?". Slightly off out we asked for a table for two. She paused, said 5-10 minutes and went back inside, not even taking our name. With so... More 

Thank Michael Y
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed everything about this lovely, quaint restaurant. I had the sliced steak and it was wonderful! Service was great and prices reasonable. Highly recommend!

Thank Foodee123
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Very charming and the food was great. Shrimp appetizer a definite yes. The grilled cheese was a delicious cheddar with watercress and fresh grape tomatoes. Accompanied with a nice glass on pinot grigio made for a perfect lunch break from shopping sample sales in Soho.

Thank Jill F
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Came here on a Sunday around 1pm- we were told 15 minutes or less and it was definitely less. The mimosas were so fresh and delicious. There were 4 of us, we each ordered something different and it was all DELICIOUS. I had an omelette which was fluffy, flavorful and perfectly portioned. I would recommend this to anyone! Service was... More 

Thank kl74318
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53 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We stopped in for a pint and some dinner after a day of walking thru the city seeing the sights. It is quite a large restaurant and lots of staff attending to your every need. Great menu selection, great prices and great staff. Would definitely come back if we ever come back to NYC.

Thank MAMAG3380
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Dined on a Saturday night at 5:30 with a party of six. A lovely restaurant, very relaxed meal with friends and family. We ordered guacamole to start- too much salt! I had the baby caesar salad and thought the dressing was very salty. My entree was spaghettini with goat cheese and a tomato sauce- again, salty. My husband had the... More 

Thank MagicChicago
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Brunch with family. I was restricted on what I could order because the menu incorporated so many nut allergens, including almond in the French toast which was not named in the description. I got egg whites and spinach which were the purest white and beautiful. Atmosphere was pleasant but I must say the wooden bench I was crammed on was... More 

Thank Lauren S
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I ate at this restaurant after spending the day in south street seaport. What a wonderful choice for my best friend of 47 years to chose. This hamburger on a scale of 1 to 10 was a 100!!!! Marvelous can't wait to go back.

Thank Annjoybecker
New York City, New York
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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

In the past year E&C has become for me a good place to meet a friend for lunch. The food is always good--good choices, good quality, good portions, good prices--the seating is always surprisingly comfortable for a small spot in the Village, and the service is always warm and friendly.

Thank Fred193

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, International
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Greenwich Ave, New York City, NY 10011-8307
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-243-1400

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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 West Village

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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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