Paris Commune

★★★☆☆
  • 99 Bank St

    New York, NY 10014

    Cross street: at Greenwich St.

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  • 212-929-0509

About Paris Commune

Hours
Mon-Thu 11am-3pm, 6pm-11pm Fri 11am-3pm, 6pm-12am Sat 10am-3:30pm, 6pm-12am Sun 10am-3:30pm, 6pm-11pm

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Good news! Paris Commune is closing..... Confirmed by 2 people. First a member of the residential board at 99 Bank Street where Paris Commune it located told me The owners of Paris Commune are 10 months behind on rent. Second a friend who

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★★★★★

Good news! Paris Commune is closing..... Confirmed by 2 people. First a member of the residential board at 99 Bank Street where Paris Commune it located told me The owners of Paris Commune are 10 months behind on rent. Second a friend who

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Manager called me a stupid b*tch after arguing with me that the mussel were fine. Two at my table had sent the back because they tasted rancid. Creme Brulee was cold and lumpy. Did I mention the manager called me a stupid b*tch?

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★★★★★

Manager called me a stupid b*tch after arguing with me that the mussel were fine. Two at my table had sent the back because they tasted rancid. Creme Brulee was cold and lumpy. Did I mention the manager called me a stupid b*tch?

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Beware..It's gone downhill considerably--Went last Saturday night with party of 6 and a series of small unpleasant incidents and 1 large one made it an unpleasant evening-There were a number of empty tables which has never happened on a Saturday night-Ushered to a cramped corner table where we had to pass dishes back and forth to waiters and busboy-White wine arrived warm--After ordinary appetizers served, had to ask for bread--Entrees for 5 of us rated from fair to ok-I ordered the duck which was more than liberally coated with garlic and herbs, the reason being, that the duck itself had absolutely no taste it was like eating cardboard(I tried about 4 bites)--When the waiter asked how the food was, I told him my duck was pretty bad-He offerred to bring me something else, but by then my companions were almost finished, and I did not want to dine alone so I gratefully declined-When he came back for dessert orders he said the manager, Jamie, offerred me a complimentary dessert, but he would not take the duck off the bill, because he had tasted it and said it was just fine--I had never asked for the duck to be taken off the bill, but Jamie was sending me a message that his tastebuds were superior to that of a paying customer's-I'd never had a situation like this in any restaurant, anywhere--Desert arrived--4 of our party ordered the gingerbread and said it was tasteless(Must have been prepared by the duck chef)--A fairly hefty handwritten bill arrived(the credit card machine was broken) with a 20 percent tip included-I normally tip 20 percent for good service, but usually like it to be my decision--I hope Jamie gets part of the tip so he can afford to take lessons in "customer relations" and perhaps, get himself, a tastebud transplant!
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★☆☆☆☆

Beware..It's gone downhill considerably--Went last Saturday night with party of 6 and a series of small unpleasant incidents and 1 large one made it an unpleasant evening-There were a number of empty tables which has never happened on a Saturday night-Ushered to a cramped corner table where we had to pass dishes back and forth to waiters and busboy-White wine arrived warm--After ordinary appetizers served, had to ask for bread--Entrees for 5 of us rated from fair to ok-I ordered the duck which was more than liberally coated with garlic and herbs, the reason being, that the duck itself had absolutely no taste it was like eating cardboard(I tried about 4 bites)--When the waiter asked how the food was, I told him my duck was pretty bad-He offerred to bring me something else, but by then my companions were almost finished, and I did not want to dine alone so I gratefully declined-When he came back for dessert orders he said the manager, Jamie, offerred me a complimentary dessert, but he would not take the duck off the bill, because he had tasted it and said it was just fine--I had never asked for the duck to be taken off the bill, but Jamie was sending me a message that his tastebuds were superior to that of a paying customer's-I'd never had a situation like this in any restaurant, anywhere--Desert arrived--4 of our party ordered the gingerbread and said it was tasteless(Must have been prepared by the duck chef)--A fairly hefty handwritten bill arrived(the credit card machine was broken) with a 20 percent tip included-I normally tip 20 percent for good service, but usually like it to be my decision--I hope Jamie gets part of the tip so he can afford to take lessons in "customer relations" and perhaps, get himself, a tastebud transplant!
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Pros: ?

Cons: Almost everything

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Love Hugo. He helped make my Birthday Celebration in Rouge Wine Bar FANTASTIC. Rouge was decorated with Rose petals and candles and the passed apps were to die for. Everyone loved it. See you next year.

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★★★★★

Love Hugo. He helped make my Birthday Celebration in Rouge Wine Bar FANTASTIC. Rouge was decorated with Rose petals and candles and the passed apps were to die for. Everyone loved it. See you next year.

Pros: Events

Cons: None

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We had a party in the private room downstairs and it was absolutely perfect. We had our own bartender, a private space and great food. Agnes was our bartender and she was 100% accommodating and friendly. When we arrived, our food was already prepared and the room was gorgeous. We bought a few of their party platters, and then our friends drank from the bar. It was very affordable. I would recommend this place to anyone looking to have a wonderful party with good friends. THANK YOU PARIS COMMUNE for making our party such a success. We look forward many more!

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★★★★★

We had a party in the private room downstairs and it was absolutely perfect. We had our own bartender, a private space and great food. Agnes was our bartender and she was 100% accommodating and friendly. When we arrived, our food was already prepared and the room was gorgeous. We bought a few of their party platters, and then our friends drank from the bar. It was very affordable. I would recommend this place to anyone looking to have a wonderful party with good friends. THANK YOU PARIS COMMUNE for making our party such a success. We look forward many more!

Pros: Private Party Room

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Stale bread, vinegar for dressing, overcooked fish, rude people.

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★☆☆☆☆

Stale bread, vinegar for dressing, overcooked fish, rude people.

Pros: none

Cons: Bad food and bad service

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This is my absolutely #1 favorite place in the West Village. I've been a regular for years, the food is great, service is great, and the decor is fab. There's just a warm vibe in the place, and the Rouge wine bar is a fun place to get a drink.

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★★★★★

This is my absolutely #1 favorite place in the West Village. I've been a regular for years, the food is great, service is great, and the decor is fab. There's just a warm vibe in the place, and the Rouge wine bar is a fun place to get a drink.

Pros: Gingerbread, ambiance

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They have something for everyone, unless you're a vegetarian. I've only had dinner and mainly stuck with items from the sea, all of which were fantastic, but the chicken dish I once had was a definite stand-out. Take notice of the photos on the wall.

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★★★★☆

They have something for everyone, unless you're a vegetarian. I've only had dinner and mainly stuck with items from the sea, all of which were fantastic, but the chicken dish I once had was a definite stand-out. Take notice of the photos on the wall.

Pros: Taste / Ambiance / Date Place

Cons: No Veg Main Course Options

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I've been to many restaurants in NY, however, this place is just horrible. I came here over the weekend and wish I never would have. The owner has the worst attitude ever. The food was really dreadful as well. The food also took forever to come out and all they wanted to do to compensate me after the whole ordeal was a free dessert. I declined.

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★☆☆☆☆

I've been to many restaurants in NY, however, this place is just horrible. I came here over the weekend and wish I never would have. The owner has the worst attitude ever. The food was really dreadful as well. The food also took forever to come out and all they wanted to do to compensate me after the whole ordeal was a free dessert. I declined.

Pros: None.

Cons: Everything under the roof.

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We went on Friday night, after I found out about "cutbacks" at my office. Enjoyed a lovely glass of wine with the equally lovely bartender, then moved to a table. The service was great except for our waiter, who seemed uninterested in helping us--though we were his ONLY table for at least an hour.

We had some questions about the wine list, in particular a budget-priced Hungarian white. He couldn't tell us anything about it, went to the bar, came back and told us that the bartender said the wine was pretty much as the menu described it. Hmm. Helpful. So, we went with the even more budget-friend Cotes de Rhone. It was drinkable, but I really would have liked to have spent a few more bucks for something interesting. Minimal salesmanship could have gotten us to order the other.

The food was.....eh. A big eh. I have lived in both France and New York for years, and I don't think I can remember ever being served sliced bagged bread at a "french" restaurant in either location. It wasn't even heated. The appetizers (basically baked cheeses on salad) were fine. I mean, you can deep-fry brie and please just about anyone. Entrees=disaster. I went simple with the poulet frites. The chicken was terribly overcooked, and the fries were pathetic. Even my date wouldn't eat them, and this man loves himself some fries. Even the salad was sadly dressed. His salmon and couscous was covered with a sweet sauce that I found cloying, and the fish was overcooked too. I spied on tables around us that had ordered off the regular menu--the food looked equally anemic, including the pricier frites.

Dessert was unusually (almost offensively) large, with the pot-de-creme taking the prize over the limp, unheated apple tart. The coffee we ordered was so burnt that I could smell it before it had even left the waiter's tray. GROSS.

The only time I saw a flash of genuine human interest from our waiter was when he realized that I -- not my date -- would be paying. Pathetic.

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★★☆☆☆

We went on Friday night, after I found out about "cutbacks" at my office. Enjoyed a lovely glass of wine with the equally lovely bartender, then moved to a table. The service was great except for our waiter, who seemed uninterested in helping us--though we were his ONLY table for at least an hour.

We had some questions about the wine list, in particular a budget-priced Hungarian white. He couldn't tell us anything about it, went to the bar, came back and told us that the bartender said the wine was pretty much as the menu described it. Hmm. Helpful. So, we went with the even more budget-friend Cotes de Rhone. It was drinkable, but I really would have liked to have spent a few more bucks for something interesting. Minimal salesmanship could have gotten us to order the other.

The food was.....eh. A big eh. I have lived in both France and New York for years, and I don't think I can remember ever being served sliced bagged bread at a "french" restaurant in either location. It wasn't even heated. The appetizers (basically baked cheeses on salad) were fine. I mean, you can deep-fry brie and please just about anyone. Entrees=disaster. I went simple with the poulet frites. The chicken was terribly overcooked, and the fries were pathetic. Even my date wouldn't eat them, and this man loves himself some fries. Even the salad was sadly dressed. His salmon and couscous was covered with a sweet sauce that I found cloying, and the fish was overcooked too. I spied on tables around us that had ordered off the regular menu--the food looked equally anemic, including the pricier frites.

Dessert was unusually (almost offensively) large, with the pot-de-creme taking the prize over the limp, unheated apple tart. The coffee we ordered was so burnt that I could smell it before it had even left the waiter's tray. GROSS.

The only time I saw a flash of genuine human interest from our waiter was when he realized that I -- not my date -- would be paying. Pathetic.

Pros: Nice space, bar

Cons: Table service, lack of interest, anemic food

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I took my girlfriend here before a pretty big broadway show. I was off on my timing and we were not going to have enough time to eat. The staff was courteous and quick when it came to serving the food. Everything tasted wonderful, we had some tasty french dishes. I would definitely reccomend this place to anyone. It's really kind of a quiet atmosphere, (not the type of place you go for happy hour). The only thing that might have been off at the time was the selection. The menu really wasn't too large, but all and all I would definitely go back. The food was great.

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★★★★☆

I took my girlfriend here before a pretty big broadway show. I was off on my timing and we were not going to have enough time to eat. The staff was courteous and quick when it came to serving the food. Everything tasted wonderful, we had some tasty french dishes. I would definitely reccomend this place to anyone. It's really kind of a quiet atmosphere, (not the type of place you go for happy hour). The only thing that might have been off at the time was the selection. The menu really wasn't too large, but all and all I would definitely go back. The food was great.

Pros: nice atmosphere, nice location, good food

Cons: unless they've changed the menu, not too large of a selection, not too much room for large parties

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so cute and romantic. loved it!! staff was very good,foods were delicious.I would recommend to anyone...I love this place..

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★★★★☆

so cute and romantic. loved it!! staff was very good,foods were delicious.I would recommend to anyone...I love this place..

Pros: food,staff

Cons: none

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I?ve only send back food twice in my life, this became the 3rd. I ordered the ?special? surf & turf. Food was cold, lobster was mushy. I asked my friend to try a bite and see if it was just me?he proceeded to take a bite and immediately took it out mouth in a napkin confirming my initial feeling. The waiter took back the dish and asked if I would like to order something else, I was starving so ordered the pasta?a ?safe bet?. After adding a several dashes of salt, I ate all the noodles, and left everything else it came with on the plate. My friend ordered the other ?special? which was described as sea bass on a tomato souffle. It came out looking like 3 mushy pieces of fish on some can chopped tomatoes. (and apparently tasted like it too) She swapped it with another person from our dinner party. After the entree debacle, the waiter advised they wanted to comp me and my friend dessert. We both passed, then he upped the offer to 3 desserts for the table. The rest of the group took the offer, and did not finish dessert. If you want to eat some French bistro food, you're better off heading to French Roast which is a fair place but beats this place any day... Sorry Paris Commune, but you get an D in my book.

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★☆☆☆☆

I?ve only send back food twice in my life, this became the 3rd. I ordered the ?special? surf & turf. Food was cold, lobster was mushy. I asked my friend to try a bite and see if it was just me?he proceeded to take a bite and immediately took it out mouth in a napkin confirming my initial feeling. The waiter took back the dish and asked if I would like to order something else, I was starving so ordered the pasta?a ?safe bet?. After adding a several dashes of salt, I ate all the noodles, and left everything else it came with on the plate. My friend ordered the other ?special? which was described as sea bass on a tomato souffle. It came out looking like 3 mushy pieces of fish on some can chopped tomatoes. (and apparently tasted like it too) She swapped it with another person from our dinner party. After the entree debacle, the waiter advised they wanted to comp me and my friend dessert. We both passed, then he upped the offer to 3 desserts for the table. The rest of the group took the offer, and did not finish dessert. If you want to eat some French bistro food, you're better off heading to French Roast which is a fair place but beats this place any day... Sorry Paris Commune, but you get an D in my book.

Cons: Food

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I found Paris Commune about 9 years ago when it was just a tiny little spot on a few blocks away, serving a pleasant little brunch in a comfy atmosphere. Things have changed a little when they moved into their new space a few blocks away. Like many moves quality suffered, inconsistencies abound and service was deplorable. On a recent visit this weekend we found that things have changed a little and realized how small this city truly is. We were presented a new menu very different then what Paris Commune use to have but it still maintained some of their classics. There was a beautiful drawing of a seductive lady on the back that compliments the atmosphere. There were some new faces and the plesant ones from the past. Then at the bottom of the menu complete with a new Executive Chef. This is where life becomes a little interesting for me at least their new Executive Chef is Carl Butcho. The son of the mega developer and coal tycoon who's offspring shares the same name. This guy also owns a restaurant and hotel consultancy and did a lot of work for one of my business partners. He is very specific and tough and has a strong reputation for turning businesses around, at a ridiculously high rate. We speculated that he was lending his name for the businesses sake. Regardless of any of that you can see a lot of that changes. The menu now has a wide range of choices. I had an espresso steak with a sauce flavored with anise that had the most delicious potato au gratin and my wife had their veal that was sauteed with an assortment of artichokes and other vegetables that was unlike anything we were use to from this place. Perfectly tender fresh and thoughtful. Paris Commune was always a safe place to go for good food. Now it is a great place to go for a true culinary adventure. The menu we were told will change with the seasons. With the power of Mr. Butchos pallet commissioned Paris Commune is most likely assured wild success. Its the best decision they have made in a while.

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★★★★☆

I found Paris Commune about 9 years ago when it was just a tiny little spot on a few blocks away, serving a pleasant little brunch in a comfy atmosphere. Things have changed a little when they moved into their new space a few blocks away. Like many moves quality suffered, inconsistencies abound and service was deplorable. On a recent visit this weekend we found that things have changed a little and realized how small this city truly is. We were presented a new menu very different then what Paris Commune use to have but it still maintained some of their classics. There was a beautiful drawing of a seductive lady on the back that compliments the atmosphere. There were some new faces and the plesant ones from the past. Then at the bottom of the menu complete with a new Executive Chef. This is where life becomes a little interesting for me at least their new Executive Chef is Carl Butcho. The son of the mega developer and coal tycoon who's offspring shares the same name. This guy also owns a restaurant and hotel consultancy and did a lot of work for one of my business partners. He is very specific and tough and has a strong reputation for turning businesses around, at a ridiculously high rate. We speculated that he was lending his name for the businesses sake. Regardless of any of that you can see a lot of that changes. The menu now has a wide range of choices. I had an espresso steak with a sauce flavored with anise that had the most delicious potato au gratin and my wife had their veal that was sauteed with an assortment of artichokes and other vegetables that was unlike anything we were use to from this place. Perfectly tender fresh and thoughtful. Paris Commune was always a safe place to go for good food. Now it is a great place to go for a true culinary adventure. The menu we were told will change with the seasons. With the power of Mr. Butchos pallet commissioned Paris Commune is most likely assured wild success. Its the best decision they have made in a while.

Pros: Amazing Food, very welcoming!

Cons: Drinks came a little slow.

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I've lived in the neighborhood for 15 years and have seen many changes (not all good). I used to go to the old Paris Commune on Bleeker once every couple of weeks. It was consistently pretty good. I stopped going when they moved. Now, I remember why. I went in for brunch on Saturday with 4 people total. They weren't that busy. The hostess appeared high and slurred her speech. She did seat us relatively quickly at a nice table, but then we didn't see a server for 15 minutes. I had to ask the busboy to bring water. When the waiter brought our drinks, he forgot 2 of the 4 (coffees and juice; how difficult could it be?). It was approaching another 1/2 hour for our food to arrive. The hadn't brought a basket of bread or anything - at the old location, I know they served some wonderful little muffins while you waited. I tracked the waiter down and asked for something to tide us over, and he replied that they didn't do that, but maybe he could bring out an english muffin as that's all the bread that they had in the house. The food finally arrived; the fritattas were cold and greasy; the egg dishes were served with a HALF of an english muffin each (not whole) that was drenched in pre-melted butter, but not even toasted.

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★☆☆☆☆

I've lived in the neighborhood for 15 years and have seen many changes (not all good). I used to go to the old Paris Commune on Bleeker once every couple of weeks. It was consistently pretty good. I stopped going when they moved. Now, I remember why. I went in for brunch on Saturday with 4 people total. They weren't that busy. The hostess appeared high and slurred her speech. She did seat us relatively quickly at a nice table, but then we didn't see a server for 15 minutes. I had to ask the busboy to bring water. When the waiter brought our drinks, he forgot 2 of the 4 (coffees and juice; how difficult could it be?). It was approaching another 1/2 hour for our food to arrive. The hadn't brought a basket of bread or anything - at the old location, I know they served some wonderful little muffins while you waited. I tracked the waiter down and asked for something to tide us over, and he replied that they didn't do that, but maybe he could bring out an english muffin as that's all the bread that they had in the house. The food finally arrived; the fritattas were cold and greasy; the egg dishes were served with a HALF of an english muffin each (not whole) that was drenched in pre-melted butter, but not even toasted.

Pros: Coffee was decent; big windows

Cons: Everything else

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Let me say that I love Paris Commune as a restaurant, but the owner or manager was wildly rude. I booked a large party last night for a business dinner and everything was great until apparently we stayed too long. The waiters cleared all the plates before the last person was finished eating! Have you heard of proper table service? Then the manager came over and blatantly told the table that we had to go because he needed the table. People were shocked and appalled after having a very nice dinner. What is wrong with this guy? Why is he ruining a really nice restaurant?

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★★☆☆☆

Let me say that I love Paris Commune as a restaurant, but the owner or manager was wildly rude. I booked a large party last night for a business dinner and everything was great until apparently we stayed too long. The waiters cleared all the plates before the last person was finished eating! Have you heard of proper table service? Then the manager came over and blatantly told the table that we had to go because he needed the table. People were shocked and appalled after having a very nice dinner. What is wrong with this guy? Why is he ruining a really nice restaurant?

Pros: Decor, Atmosphere, Food

Cons: Manager, Manager, Manager

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We never got to sample the food because of the haughty attitude of the owner. Yes. The person who identified himself as the owner who was extremely rude when he "gently" asked our party to move and accommodate him. Of course he wanted us to move to a noisy part of the restaurant, and we probably would have done it, had he not been so obnoxious and over-bearing. That's ok. The menu looked pedestrian.

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★☆☆☆☆

We never got to sample the food because of the haughty attitude of the owner. Yes. The person who identified himself as the owner who was extremely rude when he "gently" asked our party to move and accommodate him. Of course he wanted us to move to a noisy part of the restaurant, and we probably would have done it, had he not been so obnoxious and over-bearing. That's ok. The menu looked pedestrian.

Pros: none

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Had a fantastic experience at this place in the W. Village. Was not expecting anything, but ended up having a blast. The food was excellent (tasty Ostrich steak medium rare, juicy Rotisserie chicken and terrific Ceasar Salad. The service was great, the atmosphere was very cool, cozy, laid-back. This place Rocks, I gotta go back and try the brunch.

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★★★☆☆

Had a fantastic experience at this place in the W. Village. Was not expecting anything, but ended up having a blast. The food was excellent (tasty Ostrich steak medium rare, juicy Rotisserie chicken and terrific Ceasar Salad. The service was great, the atmosphere was very cool, cozy, laid-back. This place Rocks, I gotta go back and try the brunch.

Pros: Great Food, Great Service, Great Ambiance

Cons: $118 for 2 main's, a salad and a $40 bottle of wine.

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We had a large group that had a staggered arrival. Staff was accommodating. French Toast was excellent (made with French bread) and there was plenty. Other members of the party had eggs with salmon, frittata,etc and all remarked on the freshness of the food.

Be sure to order a bloody mary - very peppery.

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★★★★☆

We had a large group that had a staggered arrival. Staff was accommodating. French Toast was excellent (made with French bread) and there was plenty. Other members of the party had eggs with salmon, frittata,etc and all remarked on the freshness of the food.

Be sure to order a bloody mary - very peppery.

Pros: Bloody Marys

Cons: Difficult to find

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Great welcome and nice seating, very good selection of wine, I have been there many times and anything from the menu deserve attention. From dinner to brunch, all dishes are very tasty. And last but not least, the decor is unpretentious and from daytime to dinner the atmosphere is cosy. The bar downstairs is beautiful.
Great food, great design, good service, all of what you're looking for in the area.

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★★★★☆

Great welcome and nice seating, very good selection of wine, I have been there many times and anything from the menu deserve attention. From dinner to brunch, all dishes are very tasty. And last but not least, the decor is unpretentious and from daytime to dinner the atmosphere is cosy. The bar downstairs is beautiful.
Great food, great design, good service, all of what you're looking for in the area.

Pros: original french food, decor

Cons: parking

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Charming spot for brunch and good food. Had the eggs florentine, and it was delicious, even though the potatoes were cold. The french toast was alright, the gingerbread was good. All around a cozy atmosphere for brunch and pretty good food - I probably won't try them for dinner, but I'll be back on a lazy Sunday afternoon.

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★★★★☆

Charming spot for brunch and good food. Had the eggs florentine, and it was delicious, even though the potatoes were cold. The french toast was alright, the gingerbread was good. All around a cozy atmosphere for brunch and pretty good food - I probably won't try them for dinner, but I'll be back on a lazy Sunday afternoon.

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I went to Paris Commune on a rainy evening around 7pm. My friend and I were seated immediately. Everything on their menu looked delicious. And I have to applaud any restaurant that serves ostrich steak (more restaurants should serve it. it's delicious meat that is high in protein while low in fat and cholesterol). The service was a bit slow. There didn't seem to be enough waiters as the place began to fill up. I peeked in at the bar downstairs and it looked very cosy.

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★★★★☆

I went to Paris Commune on a rainy evening around 7pm. My friend and I were seated immediately. Everything on their menu looked delicious. And I have to applaud any restaurant that serves ostrich steak (more restaurants should serve it. it's delicious meat that is high in protein while low in fat and cholesterol). The service was a bit slow. There didn't seem to be enough waiters as the place began to fill up. I peeked in at the bar downstairs and it looked very cosy.

Pros: Ostrich, Menu, Wine

Cons: Slow Service, a little pricey

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We went there for a glass of wine in the wine bar .. "Rouge" I think?...
After a very nice glass of South African wine ( ...pinottage) and a glass of white for my date, we decided to have dinner : thanks to the bartender downstairs, who told us about the food!
That was a good experience! Thanks to the waiter, who helped us to choose a nice bottle of "Margaux" from Bordeaux, France and congratulations to the chef ! I had the Cassoulet : That was delicious!
Check it out!

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★★★★☆

We went there for a glass of wine in the wine bar .. "Rouge" I think?...
After a very nice glass of South African wine ( ...pinottage) and a glass of white for my date, we decided to have dinner : thanks to the bartender downstairs, who told us about the food!
That was a good experience! Thanks to the waiter, who helped us to choose a nice bottle of "Margaux" from Bordeaux, France and congratulations to the chef ! I had the Cassoulet : That was delicious!
Check it out!

Pros: Wine, Food , Atmosphere

Cons: crowded, bad parking

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Dinner was a problem here. Although the food was good, the wait staff was clueless and erratic. Be prepared to wait and to keep asking for an update to find out when your order is coming. No logic to who's served and when. Not a place for urban hipsters into good food in quiet surroundings. It can be loud here. Trendy and noisy characters get preferential treatment! The management can be extremely rude and defensive.

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★★★☆☆

Dinner was a problem here. Although the food was good, the wait staff was clueless and erratic. Be prepared to wait and to keep asking for an update to find out when your order is coming. No logic to who's served and when. Not a place for urban hipsters into good food in quiet surroundings. It can be loud here. Trendy and noisy characters get preferential treatment! The management can be extremely rude and defensive.

Pros: Stylish space, Good food, Nice wine list

Cons: Loud, Very slow service, Rude management

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Dinner on a Friday night was nice and the crowd was just right - no wait. Food was very good but overpriced for what you got. The wine selection is great. The service, however, ruined the entire experience. I generally am not too picky about service as long as it is relatively polite and efficient, but the waiter was a complete jerk and he spilled an entire glass of water on me without so much as an apology. In fact, he acted as if he found it amusing. I will not be returning to a place that shows such disregard for its guests.

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★★★☆☆

Dinner on a Friday night was nice and the crowd was just right - no wait. Food was very good but overpriced for what you got. The wine selection is great. The service, however, ruined the entire experience. I generally am not too picky about service as long as it is relatively polite and efficient, but the waiter was a complete jerk and he spilled an entire glass of water on me without so much as an apology. In fact, he acted as if he found it amusing. I will not be returning to a place that shows such disregard for its guests.

Pros: wine selection, atmosphere

Cons: service, value

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Went for the third and final time last night. It's a great space but the food seriously lets the place down. Last night we waited almost an hour and a half for four different but equally overcooked dishes. Our waiter never once asked how everything was, as I suspect he knew the kitchen was producing seriously average food. Spending money on good food is one of my favourite pastimes, but for the prices here you'd expect more, and with so many great choices in the neighbourhood I won't be going back.

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★☆☆☆☆

Went for the third and final time last night. It's a great space but the food seriously lets the place down. Last night we waited almost an hour and a half for four different but equally overcooked dishes. Our waiter never once asked how everything was, as I suspect he knew the kitchen was producing seriously average food. Spending money on good food is one of my favourite pastimes, but for the prices here you'd expect more, and with so many great choices in the neighbourhood I won't be going back.

Pros: nice ambience

Cons: food, service, over-priced

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I never ate at PC at the old Bleecker St locale and I was a regular at Nadine's, the former occupant at 99 Bank. My husband and I VERY much enjoy eating an early dinner (by 6:30) at the new Paris Commune. We now have our favorites, which we regularly order: he loves the filet mignon, I adore their steak frittes, and their bottle of Black Opal shiraz is an excellent bang for the buck. We've always enjoyed our experience here, but it may be because we come early, and usually during the week. When we've tried to get a table later in the evening, the wait is too long and the place looks to chaotic.

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★★★★☆

I never ate at PC at the old Bleecker St locale and I was a regular at Nadine's, the former occupant at 99 Bank. My husband and I VERY much enjoy eating an early dinner (by 6:30) at the new Paris Commune. We now have our favorites, which we regularly order: he loves the filet mignon, I adore their steak frittes, and their bottle of Black Opal shiraz is an excellent bang for the buck. We've always enjoyed our experience here, but it may be because we come early, and usually during the week. When we've tried to get a table later in the evening, the wait is too long and the place looks to chaotic.

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I came with a small party & had a fabulous time. The decor was sophisticated (light up picture frames) yet unpretentious. The menu ranged from standard (steak, duck and mussels-all fantastic) to curious (ostrich-awesome, and tartare-smoked not raw but still so good.) Delicious and beautiful. I've no complaints about the service, i thought it was quick for well prepared food. The waiters were homogeneous in appearance and it took a minute to differentiate which handsome, lean, dark-haired boy was ours.

The only issue I had was in finding the restroom. The staircase was dimly lit, slippery and difficult to navigate in manolos. When I reached the ladiesroom, I was surprised to find a male occupant. The artsy door sign was inspecific but maybe that's just the nature of the neighborhood. All said, i had a great time and would eagerly return again.

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★★★★☆

I came with a small party & had a fabulous time. The decor was sophisticated (light up picture frames) yet unpretentious. The menu ranged from standard (steak, duck and mussels-all fantastic) to curious (ostrich-awesome, and tartare-smoked not raw but still so good.) Delicious and beautiful. I've no complaints about the service, i thought it was quick for well prepared food. The waiters were homogeneous in appearance and it took a minute to differentiate which handsome, lean, dark-haired boy was ours.

The only issue I had was in finding the restroom. The staircase was dimly lit, slippery and difficult to navigate in manolos. When I reached the ladiesroom, I was surprised to find a male occupant. The artsy door sign was inspecific but maybe that's just the nature of the neighborhood. All said, i had a great time and would eagerly return again.

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These guys should have considered a name change when they relocated from their old Bleecker St space. The new one lacks all of the warmth, charm, and character of the former. Kitchen moves at a snails pace and the servers spend most of their time blushing and aplogizing. When food finally arrives it is uninspired and mediocre at best. The manager gets high marks for attempting to smooth over glitches but the overheated room, bland bistro knock-off fare, and poorly designed bar make for a bad night. Big dissapointment.

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★★★☆☆

These guys should have considered a name change when they relocated from their old Bleecker St space. The new one lacks all of the warmth, charm, and character of the former. Kitchen moves at a snails pace and the servers spend most of their time blushing and aplogizing. When food finally arrives it is uninspired and mediocre at best. The manager gets high marks for attempting to smooth over glitches but the overheated room, bland bistro knock-off fare, and poorly designed bar make for a bad night. Big dissapointment.

Pros: location, location, location

Cons: diner-grade food, no oxygen dining room, slow service

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As a fan of this restaurant during the 80's and 90's I was very disapointed this time. My friend and I had brunch the coffee was cold, too much worcestershire sauce in the bloody mary. I ordered the "sirlion" steak and eggs my friend ordered the eggs benedict his eggs way over cooked and my steak was not a sirlion it was a SKIRT (that's false advertising). The service was not great to say the least. I don't know if if our waiter was having a bad day but he had a look on his face as though he could be bothered. I hope they can get there act together because it used to be one of my favorite places

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★★☆☆☆

As a fan of this restaurant during the 80's and 90's I was very disapointed this time. My friend and I had brunch the coffee was cold, too much worcestershire sauce in the bloody mary. I ordered the "sirlion" steak and eggs my friend ordered the eggs benedict his eggs way over cooked and my steak was not a sirlion it was a SKIRT (that's false advertising). The service was not great to say the least. I don't know if if our waiter was having a bad day but he had a look on his face as though he could be bothered. I hope they can get there act together because it used to be one of my favorite places

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I was a semi-regular at the original Paris Commune on Bleecker St so I approached the new space with some trepidation. My first visit on the second night after it's opening was met with slow service due to kitchen gaffes and high noise level. My return a week later was a pleasant surprise; friendly service, a duck confit on par with Bouley, delicious cocktails, and a happy date. The manager was very warm and charming and the room is gorgeous. Glad they're working out the kinks. Re:: previous poster; you waited an hour and a half for food and "leaving wasn't the best option"?

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★★★★☆

I was a semi-regular at the original Paris Commune on Bleecker St so I approached the new space with some trepidation. My first visit on the second night after it's opening was met with slow service due to kitchen gaffes and high noise level. My return a week later was a pleasant surprise; friendly service, a duck confit on par with Bouley, delicious cocktails, and a happy date. The manager was very warm and charming and the room is gorgeous. Glad they're working out the kinks. Re:: previous poster; you waited an hour and a half for food and "leaving wasn't the best option"?

Pros: beautiful room, friendly service, excellent food

Cons: , basement bathrooms

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Having bee a fan of the previous restaurant that occupied the site, Nadine's, I was skeptical about this new, jazzed up French eatery. However, I visited this past Wednesday for a drink at the bar. This new place was packed, which of course would account for the lousy service others have reported; the fact that it is a NEW YORK restaurant would account for the attitude. However, I found the bar waitstaff attentive and friendly, they make a mean manhattan, and the food certainly LOOKed delicious. I am planning on returning in the near future . . . once things calm down a bit.

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★★★☆☆

Having bee a fan of the previous restaurant that occupied the site, Nadine's, I was skeptical about this new, jazzed up French eatery. However, I visited this past Wednesday for a drink at the bar. This new place was packed, which of course would account for the lousy service others have reported; the fact that it is a NEW YORK restaurant would account for the attitude. However, I found the bar waitstaff attentive and friendly, they make a mean manhattan, and the food certainly LOOKed delicious. I am planning on returning in the near future . . . once things calm down a bit.

Pros: ambience, Bar, decor

Cons: , price

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Paris Commune's new (well, it's not that new any more) spot on 99 Bank St (For those Apprentice Season 2 fans out there -- you'll recognize the space from the restaurant run by the 'men') is larger, doesn't seem to hold a lot more tables,

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★★★★☆

Paris Commune's new (well, it's not that new any more) spot on 99 Bank St (For those Apprentice Season 2 fans out there -- you'll recognize the space from the restaurant run by the 'men') is larger, doesn't seem to hold a lot more tables,

 

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