Chez Josephine

★★★★☆
Come find "The soul of Paris in the heart of New York" at this romantic Theatre District landmark - Chez Josephine.
  • 414 W 42nd St

    New York, NY 10036

    Cross street: between 9th and 10th Avenues

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  • 212-594-1925

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In my opinion this is the best french restaurant in NYC. great service, great food, all great! my favorite? the lobster casoulette.

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★★★★★

In my opinion this is the best french restaurant in NYC. great service, great food, all great! my favorite? the lobster casoulette.

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My sister and I had a lovely Sunday brunch here. Someone was playing piano in the background and I was swept up in the atmosphere - the food was delicious as well.

5
★★★★★

My sister and I had a lovely Sunday brunch here. Someone was playing piano in the background and I was swept up in the atmosphere - the food was delicious as well.

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After seeing a great play, we stopped in at a friends request... yummy and well priced. Waitress was friendly and helpful and the food was quite wonderful. Make a reservation if you're seeing a show on the weekends... it was more difficult getting in for brunch.

2
★★★★☆

After seeing a great play, we stopped in at a friends request... yummy and well priced. Waitress was friendly and helpful and the food was quite wonderful. Make a reservation if you're seeing a show on the weekends... it was more difficult getting in for brunch.

Pros: got right in - 15 min wait

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I love this place. I've been 3 times, and have never been disappointed by my food/wine selections. The staff are very professional, and make helpful recommendations.

It's also extremely romantic inside and out, but unfortunately I've only been with girlfriends. If the boy took me here, I would TOTALLY make out with him after.

2
★★★★☆

I love this place. I've been 3 times, and have never been disappointed by my food/wine selections. The staff are very professional, and make helpful recommendations.

It's also extremely romantic inside and out, but unfortunately I've only been with girlfriends. If the boy took me here, I would TOTALLY make out with him after.

Pros: staff,wine list,food

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I had a small wedding at the last minute in July 2007. After researching a few different places that could accomodate a small group of less than 30 people a week before the wedding, we stumbled upon Chez Josephine's. What a find!! We couldn't have asked for better food, atmosphere, or staff for our special day. We used the room upstairs and the live piano music was piped through which just added to the ambience. They went the whole nine yards and created lovely personalized menus and scattered rose petals on the tables. Our friends and family had a great time and the cost of everything fell way below our budget. If I was to do it all again I wouldn't change a thing. The portraits of Josephine Baker and the candlelit, relaxed atmosphere made us feel like we were transported to a parisian caberet, right in the middle of 42nd street.

If you're planning a small party or just want a relaxed intimate dinner, I would highly recommend Chez Josephine. In fact, we plan to go back for our one-year anniversary.

2
★★★★★

I had a small wedding at the last minute in July 2007. After researching a few different places that could accomodate a small group of less than 30 people a week before the wedding, we stumbled upon Chez Josephine's. What a find!! We couldn't have asked for better food, atmosphere, or staff for our special day. We used the room upstairs and the live piano music was piped through which just added to the ambience. They went the whole nine yards and created lovely personalized menus and scattered rose petals on the tables. Our friends and family had a great time and the cost of everything fell way below our budget. If I was to do it all again I wouldn't change a thing. The portraits of Josephine Baker and the candlelit, relaxed atmosphere made us feel like we were transported to a parisian caberet, right in the middle of 42nd street.

If you're planning a small party or just want a relaxed intimate dinner, I would highly recommend Chez Josephine. In fact, we plan to go back for our one-year anniversary.

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The owner and staff always make you feel welcome. Food and service is wonderful! Not cheap but worth it.

2
★★★★★

The owner and staff always make you feel welcome. Food and service is wonderful! Not cheap but worth it.

Pros: They speed up service based on your show time.

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This is a bustling place with an excellent pianist. The staff is incredibly nice, friendly, smiling, fun, and efficient.....not hard on the eyes either. Pissaladiere was a little different, but wonderful and the confit was very good too.

2
★★★★★

This is a bustling place with an excellent pianist. The staff is incredibly nice, friendly, smiling, fun, and efficient.....not hard on the eyes either. Pissaladiere was a little different, but wonderful and the confit was very good too.

Pros: wonderful staff and atmosphere

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I love this restaurant. It has character, passion, and a beautiful ambience. The seafood is delicious, as are more classic french dishes such as onion soup. My date loved the dessert "Chocolate heaven". The service is great, albeit a bit rushed when it's later in the evening, (we were there until midnight). The kitchen closes at 1 am, a huge plus in the theatre district for a post-dinner meal. The most amazing parrt of the restaurant is the decor. It's stunning: red ceilings and walls, antique chandeliers, candles on every table, and a baby grand piano on which a musician plays through most of the evening. Perfect for a romantic evening, and not excessively expensive (about $140 for two with appetizers, wine, entrees and dessert).

2
★★★★★

I love this restaurant. It has character, passion, and a beautiful ambience. The seafood is delicious, as are more classic french dishes such as onion soup. My date loved the dessert "Chocolate heaven". The service is great, albeit a bit rushed when it's later in the evening, (we were there until midnight). The kitchen closes at 1 am, a huge plus in the theatre district for a post-dinner meal. The most amazing parrt of the restaurant is the decor. It's stunning: red ceilings and walls, antique chandeliers, candles on every table, and a baby grand piano on which a musician plays through most of the evening. Perfect for a romantic evening, and not excessively expensive (about $140 for two with appetizers, wine, entrees and dessert).

Pros: beautiful and romantic decor, great wine list, delicious seafood

Cons: charcuterie is not perfect

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Chez Josephine is my absolute favorite restaurant in the city. It has never disappointed me. Jean Claude has always managed to find me a table on the few occasions my husband and I decided to drop in. It has been my restaurant choice for our anniversary celebration since I discovered it 5 years ago (we've been married for 6). The waitstaff is attentive and friendly, Jean Claude is treat and the live music is not deafening so you can have a meaningful conversation with the other members of your party. The food has never failed to make out mouth water, even though admittedly, there are a few "simple" things on the menu. If you're expecting snobby, chic, french then this is not the place for you. The atmosphere is warm, friendly and fun, The place is small, but diners are also friendly. The first year we went for our anniversary, we were serenaded by the pianist and we were heartily congratulated by everyone around us. Dessert has been comped 3 out of 4 times. It is a little expensive, but its money well spent in my opinion. I usually wake up the next day with dinner fresh on my mind. The chocolate heaven dessert is utterly divine! I recommend skipping the appetizer in favor of dessert.

2
★★★★★

Chez Josephine is my absolute favorite restaurant in the city. It has never disappointed me. Jean Claude has always managed to find me a table on the few occasions my husband and I decided to drop in. It has been my restaurant choice for our anniversary celebration since I discovered it 5 years ago (we've been married for 6). The waitstaff is attentive and friendly, Jean Claude is treat and the live music is not deafening so you can have a meaningful conversation with the other members of your party. The food has never failed to make out mouth water, even though admittedly, there are a few "simple" things on the menu. If you're expecting snobby, chic, french then this is not the place for you. The atmosphere is warm, friendly and fun, The place is small, but diners are also friendly. The first year we went for our anniversary, we were serenaded by the pianist and we were heartily congratulated by everyone around us. Dessert has been comped 3 out of 4 times. It is a little expensive, but its money well spent in my opinion. I usually wake up the next day with dinner fresh on my mind. The chocolate heaven dessert is utterly divine! I recommend skipping the appetizer in favor of dessert.

Pros: Awesome service, excellent food, great ambiance

Cons: Small space (but not really a con imo)

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I dined here with a friend in June and it was NOT worth the money. I decided to try Chez Josephine based on the great reviews I've read but it did not live up to the hype. I ordered the escargot & duck confit. The escargot was flavorless and was NOT fresh. The duck was insipid as well and tasted as if it had been microwaved. It was apparent this food had been prepared earlier in the day. In a nutshell- Chez Josephine can only offer mediocre food. You're paying more for the entertainment and ambiance. If you want good French food, take your money and time elsewhere.

1
★★☆☆☆

I dined here with a friend in June and it was NOT worth the money. I decided to try Chez Josephine based on the great reviews I've read but it did not live up to the hype. I ordered the escargot & duck confit. The escargot was flavorless and was NOT fresh. The duck was insipid as well and tasted as if it had been microwaved. It was apparent this food had been prepared earlier in the day. In a nutshell- Chez Josephine can only offer mediocre food. You're paying more for the entertainment and ambiance. If you want good French food, take your money and time elsewhere.

Pros: Entertainment, Ambience

Cons: Tasteless food

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When the person you're with leans across the table and tells you she really likes this place, you know you made a good choice and hope the rest of the meal turns out to be as good. It did.

I had the filet au poivre, she had the duck. The tables are a little close together (which is ok because she can talk to me and listen to everyone else at the same time). The fellow to her right admired her dish, so she cut him off a piece of the just delivered and uneaten duck and placed it on his dish. The piano player kept playing until midnight - we had arrived after the show to eat there, so a late dinner was fine and the ambiance was great.

The service was great and unexpectedly professional and attentive, the people/guests were friendly and conversive.

We're going back.

2
★★★★★

When the person you're with leans across the table and tells you she really likes this place, you know you made a good choice and hope the rest of the meal turns out to be as good. It did.

I had the filet au poivre, she had the duck. The tables are a little close together (which is ok because she can talk to me and listen to everyone else at the same time). The fellow to her right admired her dish, so she cut him off a piece of the just delivered and uneaten duck and placed it on his dish. The piano player kept playing until midnight - we had arrived after the show to eat there, so a late dinner was fine and the ambiance was great.

The service was great and unexpectedly professional and attentive, the people/guests were friendly and conversive.

We're going back.

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Looking for the "typical" American dining experience (order within 5 minutes, leave in less than 1/2 hour) - dont go there. Want a great dining experience like in France of Italy - yes, make a reservation!!!

Food: well prepared, tasty, flavors fresh and appealing. Summer menu excellent value for money.

Wine List: Impressive wine list. Excellent selection of wines you don't find everythere (e.g. gems from South Africa). Some half bottles. Highly knowledgable, still not arrogant Sommelier. Some of the bottles attractively priced, others obviously too high (for those primarily focusing on prestige of wine).

Bar: great selection of Aperitives (they even know what Dry Sherry is) and Digestives. Impressive selection Single Malts from Scotland.

Overall dining experience: very relaxing. It is not about getting your stomach filled quickly, but enjoying the flavors in a nice, relaxing environment, and having great conversation in the meantime.

Overall: highly recommendable!!!

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★★★★☆

Looking for the "typical" American dining experience (order within 5 minutes, leave in less than 1/2 hour) - dont go there. Want a great dining experience like in France of Italy - yes, make a reservation!!!

Food: well prepared, tasty, flavors fresh and appealing. Summer menu excellent value for money.

Wine List: Impressive wine list. Excellent selection of wines you don't find everythere (e.g. gems from South Africa). Some half bottles. Highly knowledgable, still not arrogant Sommelier. Some of the bottles attractively priced, others obviously too high (for those primarily focusing on prestige of wine).

Bar: great selection of Aperitives (they even know what Dry Sherry is) and Digestives. Impressive selection Single Malts from Scotland.

Overall dining experience: very relaxing. It is not about getting your stomach filled quickly, but enjoying the flavors in a nice, relaxing environment, and having great conversation in the meantime.

Overall: highly recommendable!!!

Pros: Food, Late Night

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I'm so sad. I really wanted to like this place. The food was mediocre, at best. two of my guest ordered the fried chicken. I had the NY strip au poivre, and one guest had th risotto with strimp. We all had wine. My pinot noir was moldy tasting. The steak, although cooked properly came with an odd tasting au poivre sauce. The fried chicken was unexplicably boneless and overly breaded. There is a very limited menu, and you would think the restaurant would be able to get it right. I did like the atmosphere. There was live music and sort of a dark bordello like decor. With really good food, this place would be an asset to the theatre district. The host Jean Claude, was a true NY experience in his red silk mandarin top and black leather pants. I wanted to love it, but the food ruined it.

1
★★☆☆☆

I'm so sad. I really wanted to like this place. The food was mediocre, at best. two of my guest ordered the fried chicken. I had the NY strip au poivre, and one guest had th risotto with strimp. We all had wine. My pinot noir was moldy tasting. The steak, although cooked properly came with an odd tasting au poivre sauce. The fried chicken was unexplicably boneless and overly breaded. There is a very limited menu, and you would think the restaurant would be able to get it right. I did like the atmosphere. There was live music and sort of a dark bordello like decor. With really good food, this place would be an asset to the theatre district. The host Jean Claude, was a true NY experience in his red silk mandarin top and black leather pants. I wanted to love it, but the food ruined it.

Pros: decor, atmosphere, late night dining

Cons: very small, mediocre food

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If you can't be in Paris, Chez Josephine is a perfect substitute. From the moment you walk in to the moment you leave, and you won't want to, everything about Josephine is magnifique. It is unforgettable in every way, from the attentive wait staff to the sinfully delicious food to charming Jean-Claude Baker himself. The music, live and recorded, is plus perfect from the talent of the pianist and his choice of tunes to the sound level which is so conducive to intimate conversation over the candlight.

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★★★★★

If you can't be in Paris, Chez Josephine is a perfect substitute. From the moment you walk in to the moment you leave, and you won't want to, everything about Josephine is magnifique. It is unforgettable in every way, from the attentive wait staff to the sinfully delicious food to charming Jean-Claude Baker himself. The music, live and recorded, is plus perfect from the talent of the pianist and his choice of tunes to the sound level which is so conducive to intimate conversation over the candlight.

Pros: Romantic, Location, Menu

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My wife and I have been to Chez Josephie almost since it opened. Although not as frequently as we would like, each time we have been treated as a guest,not as a customer. Even just to stop for a drink and canape at the bar is a joy, and makes our trip to New York complete.

2
★★★★★

My wife and I have been to Chez Josephie almost since it opened. Although not as frequently as we would like, each time we have been treated as a guest,not as a customer. Even just to stop for a drink and canape at the bar is a joy, and makes our trip to New York complete.

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Chez Josephine is not only an amazing restaurant that everyone of all styles of life dine but a restaurant that pays tribute to the late Josephine Baker. The owner/adopted son of the Josephine (Jean-Claude) sits with you and talks with you as if you are an old friend. The romantic atmosphere of the decor is perfect with the piano player in the background singing songs of yesterdays past. The meal is a sin because it is so good from the spaghetti and meatballs to the "mothers famous fried chicken". Josephine Baker would be proud to have her name on such an colorful restaurant.

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★★★★★

Chez Josephine is not only an amazing restaurant that everyone of all styles of life dine but a restaurant that pays tribute to the late Josephine Baker. The owner/adopted son of the Josephine (Jean-Claude) sits with you and talks with you as if you are an old friend. The romantic atmosphere of the decor is perfect with the piano player in the background singing songs of yesterdays past. The meal is a sin because it is so good from the spaghetti and meatballs to the "mothers famous fried chicken". Josephine Baker would be proud to have her name on such an colorful restaurant.

Pros: service, atmoshpere, food

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Chez Josephine is the epitome of what New York and New Yorkers are all about. It is a warm and friendly atmosphere with the nicest of people and finest of food! The service is topped by none other and it is my all time favorite. One of Manhattans best kept secrets!

2
★★★★★

Chez Josephine is the epitome of what New York and New Yorkers are all about. It is a warm and friendly atmosphere with the nicest of people and finest of food! The service is topped by none other and it is my all time favorite. One of Manhattans best kept secrets!

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I hosted a small birthday party at the restaurant a few weeks ago and it turned out fabulous! The food was excellent and the service was wonderful. We sat next to the piano and it wasn't too loud. The pianist even took requests! By the way, he was the composer and singer for the music on the show The Wedding Story. Jean-Claude was the perfect host and we even bought his book on Josephine Baker (which he signed for all of us). I would highly recommend this restaurant for any occasion.

2
★★★★★

I hosted a small birthday party at the restaurant a few weeks ago and it turned out fabulous! The food was excellent and the service was wonderful. We sat next to the piano and it wasn't too loud. The pianist even took requests! By the way, he was the composer and singer for the music on the show The Wedding Story. Jean-Claude was the perfect host and we even bought his book on Josephine Baker (which he signed for all of us). I would highly recommend this restaurant for any occasion.

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First of all, there should be three $'s on this one. We didn't have alcohol oror dessert and our meal was almost $100 with tip for the two of us. The food was wonderful (I had grilled mahi mahi, my husband had the crab cakes). My meal was done perfectly, but the mashed potatoes were a bit salty. The lobster bisque was to die for! We were seated next to the piano and was not at all too loud for conversation. However, the tables are so close together that you can't have a conversation without sharing it with your neighbor. (There is only 3 inches between tables, literally! They have to pull out the table so you can sit down!) But, all in all, it was a great experience.

2
★★★★☆

First of all, there should be three $'s on this one. We didn't have alcohol oror dessert and our meal was almost $100 with tip for the two of us. The food was wonderful (I had grilled mahi mahi, my husband had the crab cakes). My meal was done perfectly, but the mashed potatoes were a bit salty. The lobster bisque was to die for! We were seated next to the piano and was not at all too loud for conversation. However, the tables are so close together that you can't have a conversation without sharing it with your neighbor. (There is only 3 inches between tables, literally! They have to pull out the table so you can sit down!) But, all in all, it was a great experience.

Pros: food, ambiance

Cons: expensive, tables too close

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I went to Chez Josephine last summer and it was excellent. When we arrived we were immediately seated. We had an EXCELLENT server who was very knowledgable about the restaurant and the city. Our food was great. There was even a guy who came around to wipe crumbs from the table. The owner walked around and talked to guests. Overall it was great and I cant wait to go back again! It was slightly overpriced but defintely not too bad.

2
★★★★☆

I went to Chez Josephine last summer and it was excellent. When we arrived we were immediately seated. We had an EXCELLENT server who was very knowledgable about the restaurant and the city. Our food was great. There was even a guy who came around to wipe crumbs from the table. The owner walked around and talked to guests. Overall it was great and I cant wait to go back again! It was slightly overpriced but defintely not too bad.

Pros: service, seating, food

Cons: price

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A great favorite right in the heart of the Theater District.
Great food and live music. The kitchen is open until late.
The staff is attentive and makes sure you get to your show on time.

Try the layered apple, rhubarb crepe cake for desert.
The Crème Brulee will make you think of 42nd street in a totally different way.

2
★★★★★

A great favorite right in the heart of the Theater District.
Great food and live music. The kitchen is open until late.
The staff is attentive and makes sure you get to your show on time.

Try the layered apple, rhubarb crepe cake for desert.
The Crème Brulee will make you think of 42nd street in a totally different way.

Pros: great ambience, great life music, good value

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This restaurant left everything to be desired, especially the food. For the money they charge you including a 20% gratuity which they include in your bill (Valentines Day evening) and the mandatory deposit they make you leave in addition to the inflated bill, you are better off going to Le Cirque. The food at Le Cirque runs circles around this dingy little classless dive and at Le Cirque, they will treat you like royalty for the same price they charge at Chez Josephine minus the rolling eyes, lack of service, and overall snobby attitudes. My girlfriend and I who have both lived in Paris for years went here for Valentines Day and were disgusted at the unimaginative, remedial quality of the food. It is a loud, crowded, overpriced place with bad entertainers, lousy waiters, bad food and bad attitudes! Save yourself the trip, you will regret it.

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★☆☆☆☆

This restaurant left everything to be desired, especially the food. For the money they charge you including a 20% gratuity which they include in your bill (Valentines Day evening) and the mandatory deposit they make you leave in addition to the inflated bill, you are better off going to Le Cirque. The food at Le Cirque runs circles around this dingy little classless dive and at Le Cirque, they will treat you like royalty for the same price they charge at Chez Josephine minus the rolling eyes, lack of service, and overall snobby attitudes. My girlfriend and I who have both lived in Paris for years went here for Valentines Day and were disgusted at the unimaginative, remedial quality of the food. It is a loud, crowded, overpriced place with bad entertainers, lousy waiters, bad food and bad attitudes! Save yourself the trip, you will regret it.

Cons: Bad Food, Bad Service, Extremely Overpriced

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This restaurant should not be rated $$. If you plan to have a nice 3-course dinner, expect to pay $100 or more for 2 people. The cheapest entree is $18 with the average price of 22-23. The cheapest salad is $8. Deserts are $7. Soup is $7.50. If money is not an issue for you, this place is very nice and romantic, the service is good, and the food is very tasty.

My other disappointment was that the desert some of the reviewers praised here (hot chocolate with ice cream) is only available on weekends.

2
★★★★☆

This restaurant should not be rated $$. If you plan to have a nice 3-course dinner, expect to pay $100 or more for 2 people. The cheapest entree is $18 with the average price of 22-23. The cheapest salad is $8. Deserts are $7. Soup is $7.50. If money is not an issue for you, this place is very nice and romantic, the service is good, and the food is very tasty.

My other disappointment was that the desert some of the reviewers praised here (hot chocolate with ice cream) is only available on weekends.

Pros: food, live piano music, romantic

Cons: cost, the bread was cold

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My date and I went before the show. And we are locals just as a quick disclaimer, I know this area is a touristy place. But we had a blast! There was a crooner and then a duet piano/singer and trumpet player looking right out of the Roaring 20's or some Paris Montramarte avant garde time. The food was great! Best was the chocolate Bread Pudding with a warm chocolate sauce - oh man an orgasm of taste! We are social so the people so close to us was no problem, we just conversed with them part of the night. And the service! They take your show time down and make sure you get out of there in time even if it means putting you over somebody else. It was great!

2
★★★★★

My date and I went before the show. And we are locals just as a quick disclaimer, I know this area is a touristy place. But we had a blast! There was a crooner and then a duet piano/singer and trumpet player looking right out of the Roaring 20's or some Paris Montramarte avant garde time. The food was great! Best was the chocolate Bread Pudding with a warm chocolate sauce - oh man an orgasm of taste! We are social so the people so close to us was no problem, we just conversed with them part of the night. And the service! They take your show time down and make sure you get out of there in time even if it means putting you over somebody else. It was great!

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We arrived at Chez Josephine after a visit to Broadway, and were not disappointed with the service nor the food! I understand that pre theatre can be a little hectic but as we arrived mush later we were seated promptly and had excellent service. Would recommend to friends most certainly. It's a very romantic restaurant but make sure you go on an empty stomach as the portions are large and rich!

2
★★★★☆

We arrived at Chez Josephine after a visit to Broadway, and were not disappointed with the service nor the food! I understand that pre theatre can be a little hectic but as we arrived mush later we were seated promptly and had excellent service. Would recommend to friends most certainly. It's a very romantic restaurant but make sure you go on an empty stomach as the portions are large and rich!

Pros: atmosphere, service, piano player

Cons: rich food

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Fabulous does not do this restaurant justice but it is all I can think of.

The only draw backs were that we were seated right next to the piano players and at times it was a little loud, and the lighting made it so that you had to use your candle to read the menu.

The food was absolutly fantastic and the portions were more than I expected.(considering this is a "French Restaurant")

Jean Claude (the owner) took time out to sit with us and chat it up for a few which was a nice finish to an already wonderful evening.

My next trip will have to include a visit to this Restaurant.

2
★★★★★

Fabulous does not do this restaurant justice but it is all I can think of.

The only draw backs were that we were seated right next to the piano players and at times it was a little loud, and the lighting made it so that you had to use your candle to read the menu.

The food was absolutly fantastic and the portions were more than I expected.(considering this is a "French Restaurant")

Jean Claude (the owner) took time out to sit with us and chat it up for a few which was a nice finish to an already wonderful evening.

My next trip will have to include a visit to this Restaurant.

Pros: Food

Cons: Remove used dishes

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25th Wedding Aniversary for my parents, and they treated us poorly, and then debated with us when THEY screwed up the order. Overall I was shocked that such a traditionally classy establishment would treat people this way on such a special night. I had never been before, and will never go again. If you're looking for upscale French cuisine I would suggest Le Cirque (of course), or better yet Daniel.

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★☆☆☆☆

25th Wedding Aniversary for my parents, and they treated us poorly, and then debated with us when THEY screwed up the order. Overall I was shocked that such a traditionally classy establishment would treat people this way on such a special night. I had never been before, and will never go again. If you're looking for upscale French cuisine I would suggest Le Cirque (of course), or better yet Daniel.

Pros: None

Cons: Snobby Waiters, Bad Food

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The atmosphere and service are great...very cozy. But don't go during the pre-theatre rush -- it's a mob scene up until 8:00pm. We had a 7:30 res but had to wait 45 minutes to be seated. The food is very good though and the prices reasonable. The piano player and trumpet player are nice, but a bit loud for the small, cramped space. If you're sitting too close to the piano, you won't be able to hear anything else.

2
★★★★☆

The atmosphere and service are great...very cozy. But don't go during the pre-theatre rush -- it's a mob scene up until 8:00pm. We had a 7:30 res but had to wait 45 minutes to be seated. The food is very good though and the prices reasonable. The piano player and trumpet player are nice, but a bit loud for the small, cramped space. If you're sitting too close to the piano, you won't be able to hear anything else.

Pros: ambience, food, service

Cons: loud, cramped, long wait

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The friendly face of Ramon as he greeted us at the door along with the great service from Cesar , excellent food, romantic setting, and light piano music made this a definite worthwhile trip out into the cold on a Tuesday night. Although, a limited menu, we had no trouble picking out our delicious meal. The lamb shank special was a delight and the pumpkin bisque made me melt. Exceptional service, great atmosphere, and a great feeling of welcoming. We will definitely return.

2
★★★★★

The friendly face of Ramon as he greeted us at the door along with the great service from Cesar , excellent food, romantic setting, and light piano music made this a definite worthwhile trip out into the cold on a Tuesday night. Although, a limited menu, we had no trouble picking out our delicious meal. The lamb shank special was a delight and the pumpkin bisque made me melt. Exceptional service, great atmosphere, and a great feeling of welcoming. We will definitely return.

Pros: romantic, inexpensive, great service

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I cannot say enough good things about this place. I went here for my birthday and I have never had such a good experience at a restaurant. The service was like none other, the owner personally seated us and spent a few minutes talking with us. He also showed us to the door when we were ready to leave ( which is hard to do because you will want to linger forever). The live piano was lovely and relaxing. The decor and food are fabulous. The price is right too. It is a sheer delight!!!!

2
★★★★★

I cannot say enough good things about this place. I went here for my birthday and I have never had such a good experience at a restaurant. The service was like none other, the owner personally seated us and spent a few minutes talking with us. He also showed us to the door when we were ready to leave ( which is hard to do because you will want to linger forever). The live piano was lovely and relaxing. The decor and food are fabulous. The price is right too. It is a sheer delight!!!!

Pros: Unbeatable Service, Romantic, Relaxing

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Excellent, we went along after a visit to the theatre and we loved it! The food was excellent and the staff polite and helpful! Although the food was quick we were not rushed and made very welcome by all the staff. We visited after the theatre, so it was a little quieter than we thought, which was lovely and we enjoyed the benefits of the unhasseled staff! a def must visit!

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★★★★★

Excellent, we went along after a visit to the theatre and we loved it! The food was excellent and the staff polite and helpful! Although the food was quick we were not rushed and made very welcome by all the staff. We visited after the theatre, so it was a little quieter than we thought, which was lovely and we enjoyed the benefits of the unhasseled staff! a def must visit!

Pros: near theatre district, fabulous piano player, wonderful food

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Live nearby. Love the fabulous owner, who greets and seats. It's always an excellent flabouyant and classy place to take friends and newcomers to the city and to return to...truly unique. The food doesn't change much, and I can't seem to shake the need for some more outrageous and even more flavorful dishes.

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★★★★★

Live nearby. Love the fabulous owner, who greets and seats. It's always an excellent flabouyant and classy place to take friends and newcomers to the city and to return to...truly unique. The food doesn't change much, and I can't seem to shake the need for some more outrageous and even more flavorful dishes.

Pros: Ambience, Owner

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My sister and I took my mother here after a show for her birthday. All I can say is Wow! They took us early, seated us quickly. Food was phenominal, service quick but not rushed. Everyone was cheerful. Just a great evening out!

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★★★★☆

My sister and I took my mother here after a show for her birthday. All I can say is Wow! They took us early, seated us quickly. Food was phenominal, service quick but not rushed. Everyone was cheerful. Just a great evening out!

Pros: great food, nice ambiance, good value

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If you like low lit restaurants and wonderful food thats hot, this is a great choice. With the peaceful sound of a live pianist and a variety of appetizers, entrees, desserts, and of course, many expensive wines, you will think your in Paris, France. I enjoyed this little restaurant and would go back again. There is a bar and a dining area. Just try this if you are an adventurous person who doesn't mind trying something different for a change. Please let me know what you think.

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★★★★☆

If you like low lit restaurants and wonderful food thats hot, this is a great choice. With the peaceful sound of a live pianist and a variety of appetizers, entrees, desserts, and of course, many expensive wines, you will think your in Paris, France. I enjoyed this little restaurant and would go back again. There is a bar and a dining area. Just try this if you are an adventurous person who doesn't mind trying something different for a change. Please let me know what you think.

 

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