Jacques

★★★★★
Jacques is a cozy and rustic French restaurant in the heart of NoLita.
  • 20 Prince St

    New York, NY 10012

    Cross street: Cross Streets Mott and Elizabeth Sts.

    Map & Directions
  • 212-966-8886

About Jacques

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LUNCH Tue-Fri: 12:00pm-5:00pm DINNER Sun-Thu: 5:30pm-11:00pm Fri-Sat: 5:30pm-12:00am BRUNCH Sat&Sun: 11:30am-5:00pm

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This place has good food and a relaxing atmosphere. Service is on the slow side but if you know that going in, you won't be disappointed. Just don't go in expecting a fast meal. Otherwise, sit down and enjoy the tasty dishes (mussels,

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This place has good food and a relaxing atmosphere. Service is on the slow side but if you know that going in, you won't be disappointed. Just don't go in expecting a fast meal. Otherwise, sit down and enjoy the tasty dishes (mussels,

Pros: good food

Cons: slow service

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I work around Prince Street and have been going to Jacques for about 6 months. It has been becoming one of my favorite places to eat in the neighborhood. It appears to me they have been making some changes for the better to both the food

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I work around Prince Street and have been going to Jacques for about 6 months. It has been becoming one of my favorite places to eat in the neighborhood. It appears to me they have been making some changes for the better to both the food

Pros: management trying to make improvement with food and service

Cons: sometimes service slow

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My boyfriend and I stopped in when we realized how hungry we were and Cafe Habana had longer of a wait then we anticpated. We were pretty hopeful in the beginning, thought it was a romantic place until we began the ritual of dining out.

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My boyfriend and I stopped in when we realized how hungry we were and Cafe Habana had longer of a wait then we anticpated. We were pretty hopeful in the beginning, thought it was a romantic place until we began the ritual of dining out.

Pros: open tables - I know why now

Cons: everything else

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The food at Jacques was okay, definitely not as good as Cafe Chambon or Flea Market Cafe (in the East Village), but the service was deplorable!!! Our waiter was rude and definitely didn't believe in trying to appease his customers. I had

3
★★★★★

The food at Jacques was okay, definitely not as good as Cafe Chambon or Flea Market Cafe (in the East Village), but the service was deplorable!!! Our waiter was rude and definitely didn't believe in trying to appease his customers. I had

Pros: nice outdoor seating area

Cons: rude service

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I am an event planner for upscale wine & food events (and very picky) so I know a good place when I find it! I go to Jacques to chill out and have a glass of wine & a few light bites after work, or meet with friends for dinner or brunch. I

3
★★★★★

I am an event planner for upscale wine & food events (and very picky) so I know a good place when I find it! I go to Jacques to chill out and have a glass of wine & a few light bites after work, or meet with friends for dinner or brunch. I

Pros: great atmosphere, great food, great service - sidewalk seating in warmer weather

Cons: only 8 seats at bar (fun to sit at after work by yourself)

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REally enjoyed the evening. service was attentive with great menu suggestions. The fish was absolutely terrific. Wonderful complete fixe deal at $21 for delicious carrot soup, wild salmon, and creme brulet.\r
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Only the creme brulet

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REally enjoyed the evening. service was attentive with great menu suggestions. The fish was absolutely terrific. Wonderful complete fixe deal at $21 for delicious carrot soup, wild salmon, and creme brulet.\r
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Only the creme brulet

Pros: great food, romantic atmosphere

Cons: desserts ok

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I have been on the move all day and a friend recommend that I go to this french spot for a late brunch. My overall experience was great. My friend and I left satisfied. The service was good, we were seated where we wanted (even though I

3
★★★★★

I have been on the move all day and a friend recommend that I go to this french spot for a late brunch. My overall experience was great. My friend and I left satisfied. The service was good, we were seated where we wanted (even though I

Pros: A large staff, a lounge down stairs

Cons: only 1 bathroom on each floor

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It was noon on a Saturday, a time when it's often hard to get into the good places for brunch. When we arrived, there were NO patrons. There were about 5 staff standing around. Throughout most of our meal, they stood about 10 feet away and

3
★★★★★

It was noon on a Saturday, a time when it's often hard to get into the good places for brunch. When we arrived, there were NO patrons. There were about 5 staff standing around. Throughout most of our meal, they stood about 10 feet away and

Pros: ambiance, location, quick seating

Cons: food, service, price, awkward staring

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this is in response to the previous post. do you work for the restaurant? your english is just as bad as that of the staff. makes me wonder if you might actually be a part of the staff.\r
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anyway, i went to brunch with that person and

3
★★★★★

this is in response to the previous post. do you work for the restaurant? your english is just as bad as that of the staff. makes me wonder if you might actually be a part of the staff.\r
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anyway, i went to brunch with that person and

Pros: more staff than patrons

Cons: the food

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I read a review from this person that had a bad brunch and I just wish they would go back to were there from. My wife and I go to Jacques every now and then. The staff knows me by name and they get my wife her Ice Tea before she even ask

3
★★★★★

I read a review from this person that had a bad brunch and I just wish they would go back to were there from. My wife and I go to Jacques every now and then. The staff knows me by name and they get my wife her Ice Tea before she even ask

Pros: Amibence, Food, Service

Cons: Restroms

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I went there for the first time on sunday for the oscar night and I love it. So i wanted to share the experience with you. But when I saw on of the last article I was really ashamed to see people writing stuff like this.\r
they maybe had a

3
★★★★★

I went there for the first time on sunday for the oscar night and I love it. So i wanted to share the experience with you. But when I saw on of the last article I was really ashamed to see people writing stuff like this.\r
they maybe had a

Pros: bathrooms

Cons: ambience, frindlyness, menu selection

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I am an avid reader of user reviews but usually do not take the time to write one myself, however after reading one of the last postings about Jacques, I felt compelled to take 5 minutes to write one. I have lived in the neighborhood for

3
★★★★★

I am an avid reader of user reviews but usually do not take the time to write one myself, however after reading one of the last postings about Jacques, I felt compelled to take 5 minutes to write one. I have lived in the neighborhood for

Pros: Ambience, cool decor, food. good value

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Malcolm Gladwell would be happy to know it was a "Blink" moment -- we walked in on a Sunday afternoon for late brunch, and something was just *wrong* with this place. We were excited at the 1:1 ratio of waiters to customers, though, and so

3
★★★★★

Malcolm Gladwell would be happy to know it was a "Blink" moment -- we walked in on a Sunday afternoon for late brunch, and something was just *wrong* with this place. We were excited at the 1:1 ratio of waiters to customers, though, and so

Pros: location, service

Cons: brunch, decor, weird pull-down projector screen for TV

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I was at the place for valentine's day and I had a blast. The food was amazing, the service was good and very friendly. We arived at 8 pm, our table was ready, the restaurant was full.\r
everyone was polite and happy and helpful. even at

3
★★★★★

I was at the place for valentine's day and I had a blast. The food was amazing, the service was good and very friendly. We arived at 8 pm, our table was ready, the restaurant was full.\r
everyone was polite and happy and helpful. even at

Pros: bathrooms

Cons: ambiance, food, service

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Of all the incarnations this place has gone thorugh, the current Jacques is the best. The mood is relaxed, with red/orange tones, kind of dark. Good music that was nice to eat by -- and a welcome change from "world lounge". \r
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The food

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★★★★★

Of all the incarnations this place has gone thorugh, the current Jacques is the best. The mood is relaxed, with red/orange tones, kind of dark. Good music that was nice to eat by -- and a welcome change from "world lounge". \r
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The food

Pros: never too crowded

Cons: am ex only

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Wife and I were in SoHo and decided to get brunch. I recalled a place at which I grabbed a beer while wating for a table at nearby Cafe Habana. I could not recall its name, but it was this place. We were greeted by an empty restaurant

3
★★★★★

Wife and I were in SoHo and decided to get brunch. I recalled a place at which I grabbed a beer while wating for a table at nearby Cafe Habana. I could not recall its name, but it was this place. We were greeted by an empty restaurant

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This space is much better as Jacques than Porcupine. The Latin maitre'd (can't remember his name) is very sweet and the space is dimly lit with candles on every table and has a really great vibe. Although the service really needs to be

3
★★★★★

This space is much better as Jacques than Porcupine. The Latin maitre'd (can't remember his name) is very sweet and the space is dimly lit with candles on every table and has a really great vibe. Although the service really needs to be

Pros: romantic ambiance, friendly host staff

Cons: poor service, only one bathroom

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I ate dinner with five friends at this establishment last night and must say that, from the get go, it was a horrible experience. They thought our reservations were for two, instead of six, then they tried to give us a wine with a

3
★★★★★

I ate dinner with five friends at this establishment last night and must say that, from the get go, it was a horrible experience. They thought our reservations were for two, instead of six, then they tried to give us a wine with a

Pros: nice atmosphere

Cons: horrible service

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went for a date last night... food was great (i had a perfectly done cod on a bed of mashed zucchini; he had the vegetarian couscous, which was surprisingly flavorful, with pleasant toasty overtones because of the tagine it was cooked in;

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went for a date last night... food was great (i had a perfectly done cod on a bed of mashed zucchini; he had the vegetarian couscous, which was surprisingly flavorful, with pleasant toasty overtones because of the tagine it was cooked in;

Pros: yummy french/north african dishes, cozy, friendly and discreet staff

Cons: few vegetarian entree options

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I stopped by this new Nolita spot the other night with a date and loved it. The Cuisine is very unique and fun to try. Loved the chicken cigars and drinks. The decor was fun and airy. Can't wait to go back and try more of the tasty dishes.

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★★★★★

I stopped by this new Nolita spot the other night with a date and loved it. The Cuisine is very unique and fun to try. Loved the chicken cigars and drinks. The decor was fun and airy. Can't wait to go back and try more of the tasty dishes.

Pros: Food, Decor, Location

Cons: Small

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This sophisticated French restaurant will wow you with its flavorful dishes. Be sure not to miss its sister establishment in NoLita.

 

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