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The Little Owl

90 Bedford St, New York City, NY 10014-3764
+1 212-741-4695
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (78 reviews)
“beignets” (37 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
90 Bedford St, New York City, NY 10014-3764
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

5 for atmosphere. 5 for service. 5 for food. A humble place to eat quality wholesome fresh food. A real standout for me. Thanks legends.

Thank BobbyAlu
Reviewed 3 days ago

We've enjoyed and been amazed at the Little Owl on several trips. Great food and service in a tiny spot. Staff is hard working and friendly. Grateful for their service.

Thank Robin R
Reviewed 6 days ago

I enjoyed a wonderful lunch here. I didn't have a reservation and was able to sit at the bar. The space is small and charming. Next time I'll make a reservation. I enjoyed a meatball slider, roasted corn, and ricotta cavatelli. It was amazing. I'll...More

Thank Maureen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, have a reservation. Call well in advance. You've probably lived in bigger apartments than this dining room. Second, keep the address. There's no sign out front. Once inside the service is attentive in a friendly way, and knowledgeable beyond a surface observation. Expect to...More

Thank George M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It has been 30 years since my Italian mom has passed and it took till tonight to have a meatball exactly like hers. A stellar experience. Service, apps, dinner , and dessert ( incredible strawberry rhubarb tart) . The little owl is a wise choice.

Thank Que w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited NYC to celebrate my 61st birthday with my wife. A friend recommended the Little Owl for brunch. We are glad he did. The serve band food were first rate. The manager went out of her way to make sure my wife and guide dog...More

Thank drfalender
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small corner restaurant, very cramped but with a nice Village vibe. Eggs, salad, mex food. Cheese burger was great $19. Must book

Thank JNWSuisse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food at Little Owl was fresh and delicious. The staff was warm and inviting. Make a reservation to ensure you get a table as it gets quite busy. The hostess was charming.

Thank Teresa T
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is well worth the wait for a reservation! It is a tiny restaurant - but the food is superb! The soft shell crab appetizers were so fresh and tasted heavenly as did the signature meatball sliders. We both had fish specials that were...More

Thank happyguest2007
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Small place with great service, and very good food. Seems more like a fine dining experience than your regular street corner brunch. Gets crowded so go early.

Thank Anurag Y
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
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Beverly G
22 June 2017|
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Response from HHLVR | Reviewed this property |
All prices are on their website
23 August 2016|
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Response from Simen S | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but I think if you visit the restauarnt they will gladly help - or there might be a sign on the building itself.
17 January 2016|
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Response from baws1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, can't really add to the conversation because I did not make our reservation. I will tell you that the individual who did said it was tough and she had tried a number of times. We were there on a weeknight and had to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:45 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:45 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:45 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:45 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:45 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Bedford St, New York City, NY 10014-3764
    (Grove Street)
  • Public Transportation: Christopher Street Station
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-741-4695
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