French Restaurant and Breakfast Spot$$$$
West Village, New York
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    "The croque Monsieur is delicious and there are TWO in an order!"(49 Tips)
    Serious Eats
    "intimate French bar and restaurant from chef Jody Williams"(9 Tips)
    Nikolas F.
    "The ratatouille or any of the tartinettes are amazing"(9 Tips)
    Maria N.
    "Try steamed eggs with salmon and don't miss the warm homemade scone!"(19 Tips)
450 Tips and reviews
  • good for dates
  • French food
  • lively
  • romantic
  • cozy
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  • Armi B.
    Armi Bercasio2 weeks ago
    Perfectly crisp, flaky almond croissants and fresh orange juice
  • Chad H.
    Chad Horner3 weeks ago
    this bacon egg sandwich on waffles is a delight
  • Kate W.
    Kate WillskyNovember 10
    Adorable and so French. Great wine, deliciously simple food, cozy ambiance. Sitting at the bar is great if you’re solo or with one person.
  • Rachel W.
    Rachel W.November 10
    Been here 5+ times
    Chocolate Mousse forever and always.
  • Darline
    DarlineOctober 20
  • Rashid A.
    Delicious croqes 👍🏻
  • Hugues d.
    Hugues du BoisOctober 14
    Cappucino was excellent
  • Allison O.
    Allison OlienSeptember 30
    Wonderful food! Croque Madam was delicious!
  • Nahid A.
    Nahid AshriSeptember 7
    The Belgian waffle and the waffle sandwich are very good the steak tartar is excellent coffee is good as well a must go to please when in new york. the waiters are friendly and helpful
  • Nahid A.
    Nahid AshriSeptember 7
    The Belgian waffle and the waffle sandwich are very good the steak tartar is excellent it is a must go to please when in new york. It is a bit crowded the waiters are friendly and helpful
  • Rebecca M.
    Rebecca MazzaSeptember 2
    They have a pretty quick turnaround time for 2 people but I wouldn't wait more than 20 minutes for a table. Everything was very good but not revolutionary.
  • Selene P.
    Selene PinAriAugust 30
    Everything was stunning! Great place, great food and great wine! Little expensive but totally worth it!
  • Елена П.
    Not the best place! Long waiting list! The food is standard.
  • Steven
    StevenAugust 6
    Best croque Madame. Steamed eggs are great too. Good freshly squeezed oj. Good coffee. The little courtyard out back is quite charming!
  • Sacha S.
    Sacha SJuly 9
    One of the greatest restaurants in NYC! Go. The food tastes almost as in France. You can't reserve a table, but wait outside with a glass of wine or go to the German beer place across the street.
  • Ahuva
    AhuvaJuly 9
    Cozy little place, impressive wine selection and tasty little dishes for dinner
  • Eaters H.
    One of my fave restaurants. Cute, cozy, local vibe. CR'Q Madame, double macchiato w/mimosa. Sit outside, best spot.
  • Shane M.
    Amazing ambiance and food. Not good for groups though.
  • Ashley C.
    A perfect neighborhood brunch place with charming decor. Portions are small but still delicious and inexpensive. A little cramped, but the service was efficient & great. Really enjoyed my brunch here.
  • Gergo F.
    The portions are not too big, otherwise it's a great place for brunch. ❤️
  • natalie k.
    Tartar is excellent. Great to share.
  • Mara
    MaraMay 28
    Jambon Cru!!!
  • Maria R.
    Maria RiabtchenkoMay 17
    Been here 5+ times
    One of my favorite places in NYC - have taken people here multiple times in one trip. Steamed eggs, scones, cappuccinos, all a must.
  • Tucker A.
    Tucker AustMay 14
    Been here 5+ times
    Completely outstanding. One of my favorite places. Ever. The pea tartine, coq au vin, and pâté were some of the best I've ever had. 5 stars.
    Upvoted Oct 27
  • Camilo A.
    The croque madame is a must. Perfect size and combination.
  • Sid J.
    Sid JatiaMay 12
    Great Ratatouille
  • Paul D.
    Charcuterie and cocktails
  • Tracy S.
    Everything that's been said about the Jambon Cru was spot on. Super fluffy and honestly a large helping. The price is right.
  • Gloria D.
    Whether for breakfast or dinner this place is transcendent. Highly recommend cod spread, cassoulet/coq au vin, and don't skip out on dessert. The chocolate mousse is divine
  • Kelly S.
    The salad niciose.
  • Neeta C.
    Staff, ambience, coffee, & of course the Food! ❤️
  • Lenita F.
    Perfect brunch place
  • Isabel B.
    Isabel BazApril 13
    Everything I tasted was awesome 👌🏼
  • Nicholas S.
    Get the pancakes and waffles!
  • Reagan B.
    The best Croque Madame I've ever had. I'm pretty sure I won't be able to eat one from anywhere else ever again.
  • Paula R.
    Absolutely fabulous!
  • Adam B.
    Adam BMarch 24
    Great food. The staff is always really busy but very friendly. They know their wine if you want suggestions!
  • Polo A.
    Polo AcunaMarch 10
    Amazing croque madame
  • Eric B.
    Eric BiedFebruary 24
    The eggs we cooked to perfection the steak Tatar very good,I highly recommended this place there will be a wait on the weekend but definitely worth it
  • Ale T.
    Ale TowerFebruary 20
    Notwithstanding a harsh price-quality-quantity combination, the ambience is extremely nice (especially if you can get a table outside when it's warm) and the service is quick and efficient.
  • Nazanin S.
    Nazanin SaniiFebruary 17
    For brunch
  • Charlie P.
    Charlie PettyFebruary 5
    The waffle sandwhich, while in no apparent way French, is scrumptious.
  • Elizabeth B.
    Sat at the bar, very crowded but a nice way to see all yummy cocktails + concoctions being made behind the counter. Had blood orange juice. The "cod dish" was confusing as it seemed like bread+butter.
  • Ebee D.
    Ebee DJanuary 26
    The tartinette anchoiade is yummy. Cassoulet so yummy and always delicious. Dreamt steak tartar. Lots of wines by the glass all good incl. organ options. Brunch is so good too
  • Kate S.
    Kate SJanuary 26
    Been here 5+ times
    Perhaps the perfect place for coffee and croissants between friends and good colleagues. Best suited for two. Always simple, warm, and delicious.
  • Michael Z.
    Michael ZhongJanuary 3
    Really authentic French atmosphere with a small focused menu. Breakfast is a little pricey (but good!). For dinner get the cassoulette.
  • Justin F.
    Great for dates or to catch up with a friend. Not ideal for groups. Small tables and small but delicious dishes, friendly service that doesn't rush you out.
  • Balraj G.
    Balraj GhaiJanuary 1
    Really good food. Must be had
  • Wiley R.
    Wiley RobertsDecember 28, 2016
    The toasts are amazing, and the eggs are great
  • Sam K.
    Sam KrasnikDecember 23, 2016
    One of my favs in the city. In addition to their great egg dishes and sandwiches like the croque madame, they have great pates like the chicken liver mousse and the rabbit confit
  • Heba A.
    Heba AbdellaDecember 16, 2016
    I love the cosiness of this place and the lack of pretentiousness. The food is very good and served in small plate portions. The wines are great too.
  • Sofia R.
    Sofia ReyesDecember 11, 2016
    I think is overrated, is not as good as we thought, the wait of an hour does not worth it and the service was awful they made a mistake with our order
  • @alosais
    @alosaisDecember 6, 2016
    Be aware of the long queues, but their food is worth the wait. Spoiler alert!: They're a french breakfast & brunch don't expect big plates!
  • Seeminn
    SeeminnNovember 25, 2016
    French food & vines
  • Sarah S.
    Sarah SampselNovember 25, 2016
    The best eggs and salmon. Delicious cappuccino. Also, a great place to go solo – grab the window seat, bring a book and have a glass of wine from Provence. Great place to hang out!
  • Kathleen C.
    Kathleen CorlessNovember 22, 2016
    The waffle sandwich is outstanding!
  • Elizabeth B.
    Elizabeth BursteinNovember 21, 2016
    Chorizo special , love the light bites
  • Liat B.
    Liat BandielNovember 15, 2016
    Exclusive..too crowded
  • Martin
    MartinNovember 15, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Ratatouille w/ Pesto and Chèvre
  • Martin
    MartinNovember 15, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Moules A La Rouille - Steamed Mussels w/ Garlic Breadcrumbs
  • Sarah
    SarahNovember 4, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    RIP Buvette. Used to be my favorite place in the city but they've given up. Last 3-5 times I've been here: watery eggs, coffee that came after the food, missing main dishes, same menu. Move along.
  • Angad S.
    Angad SinghOctober 20, 2016
    One of the best French food in the city. Worth the money
  • Caroline S.
    Caroline SchulweisOctober 18, 2016
    Very cute restaurant. Was nice to sit in the small garden they have in the back.
  • Eater
    EaterOctober 13, 2016
    Breakfast favorites include the Belgian waffle with fruit, the croque monsieur, and the walnut-cranberry toast. A meal at Buvette feels like you’ve escaped to Paris. Read more
  • Danielle D.
    Danielle DraudtOctober 6, 2016
    Everything is magic in this tiny gem.
  • Kiwi W.
    Kiwi WangOctober 4, 2016
    Never had a bad dish. Comforting, straight forward. Cute cozy place for dates!
  • Emily W.
    Emily WilsonOctober 1, 2016
    The ideal brunch spot on a dreary NYC day. Suddenly you're in Paris eating fluffy steamed eggs on crunchy, oily bread topped with goat cheese and sun-dried cherry tomatoes. (Get that, btw).
    Downvoted Oct 13
  • Jessica W.
    Jessica WickhamSeptember 19, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Arrived early just after 9am on Sunday for brunch to avoid the usual queue for this place. Great brunch options, can highly watermelon lemonade and salmon with eggs
  • Nana
    NanaSeptember 12, 2016
    When you're a restaurant in New York and the service is slow and the food is barely enough and mediocre you should just go somewhere else
  • Sarah A.
    Sarah AlhazzaaSeptember 11, 2016
    True french breakfast. Love the croissant
  • Pierre
    PierreSeptember 11, 2016
    Nice little French bistro style cafe. Loved the rich eggs and cheesy croque Madame.
  • Ram S.
    Ram SchvartzSeptember 7, 2016
    Great morning dishes. Exactly the right size! Which prob means small if you're american:-)
  • Chad H.
    Chad HornerAugust 29, 2016
    ideal decor for Francophiles, and the food is impressive to boot! tried the Nutella crepe, eggs with prosciutto + Parmesan, and carrots w/ pistachio + lemon - all delicious
  • amy p.
    amy pelletierAugust 27, 2016
    Cute place that is tough to get a table, best tip is to go alone!
  • Hinaet
    HinaetAugust 22, 2016
    Lovely vibe and super friendly staff!
  • tt t.
    tt tuAugust 20, 2016
    Breakfast here: superb and absolutely classic. Feels so chic and totally not fussy. That proscuitto, scrambled egg and toast dish is so simple but done super well. Give me this over a benedict any day
  • Drew 5.
    Drew 5August 12, 2016
    That chocolate thing! Everything is good here. Really tasty butter, good wines. Pretty much the same as the one in Paris, but with more people.
  • Klaus L.
    Klaus LilandAugust 7, 2016
    Everything is good!!
  • Rebecca M.
    Rebecca MaldonadoAugust 5, 2016
    Get their croque madame, maybe a bit small or it was just too good! Loved their lemonice.
  • Chefs Feed
    Chefs FeedAugust 2, 2016
    The croque forestier is Jody Williams' vegetarian answer to the croque-monsieur. It is pure decadence: buttery, creamy, earthy, crunchy, and toasty. Read more
  • Haydn N.
    Haydn NorthoverAugust 2, 2016
    Excellent food although German couple next to us complained about cost of substituting one bread for another.
  • Maxi S.
    Maxi SultanJuly 31, 2016
    Amazing food! Mussels, Chicken, Rabbit were highlights last time I went
  • Bobby W.
    Bobby WalkerJuly 30, 2016
  • Ursula T.
    Ursula TudelaJuly 29, 2016
    Try to get a table in the garden - there's only about 8 seats out there.
  • Liza C.
    Liza ChaplyginaJuly 25, 2016
    Perfect place for a social Sunday brunch with your foodie friends. But be aware that lines during that 'rush hour' can be severe up to 2 hours 😁
  • Maritza A.
    Maritza AyalaJuly 9, 2016
    Delicious cappuccino was amazing too!!
  • Alex H.
    Alex HamelJune 24, 2016
    Breakfast. Perfect eggs, beautiful almond butter strawberry toast. Cute AF.
  • Yasmin R.
    Yasmin RodriguezJune 23, 2016
    The Mimosas and Bloody Mary's are so damn good.
  • SizzleMel
    SizzleMelJune 18, 2016
    Come for the style but don't come hungry if you're on a budget... Also, was told seeds in mimosa is ok because, fresh juice!
  • Emma B.
    Emma BroadfootJune 16, 2016
    The wine - chotes du Rhone is legit
  • Bon Appetit Magazine
    At breakfast, be treated to a more serene version of the restaurant—linger over coffee and scrambled eggs with prosciutto. For dinner, vegetables and anything served in a cocotte will do you right. Read more
  • Unn S.
    Unn SwanströmMay 31, 2016
    The waffles are a perfectly balanced foodgasm!
  • Lisette
    LisetteMay 31, 2016
    Love this little corner of Paris in the middle of the West Village!
  • Edward
    EdwardMay 25, 2016
    Sit at the bar. You get a unique insight into the organised chaos & excellent food. Don't ask for a mimosa before 12. They treat you like you're an alcoholic, even though it's on the breakfast Menu.
  • ZZubin
    ZZubinMay 22, 2016
    Waffle sandwich at brunch holler
  • Nilay
    NilayMay 20, 2016
    pro-tip: if there's a wait for breakfast, grab an Americano and sit on the benches outside while you wait
  • John L.
    John LacyMay 9, 2016
    Great French small plates anytime but particularly late at night (closes at 2am)
  • Michichi
    MichichiApril 24, 2016
    Definitely check their daily special!! Love the caviar steamed egg I had the other day...
  • Susie K.
    Susie KApril 20, 2016
    Octopus salad
  • Tom M.
    Tom M.April 20, 2016
    The waffle is delish
  • Jessica d.
    Jessica de OliveiraApril 19, 2016
    Avocado toast is to die for
  • Colin L.
    Colin LeeApril 16, 2016
    Steamed eggs take a long time but are delicious. Scones are delicious
  • Astrid J.
    Astrid JunghansApril 12, 2016
    Lively place, with cozy courtyard, and well-dressed waiters
  • Elena H.
    Elena HatibApril 6, 2016
    Really cute French spot, loved the coq au vin, the carrots, and the pesto di noci tartine
  • Zaki M.
    Zaki ManianMarch 27, 2016
    The breakfast here is totally decadent. Try the waffle sandwich
  • Ryan A.
    Ryan AmbsMarch 25, 2016
    To me the charm far outweighed the taste
  • Abe
    AbeMarch 20, 2016
    One thing: Waffle Sandwich!
  • Amalia G.
    Amalia GoutakiMarch 6, 2016
    Eggs with prosciutto/ eggs with sundried tomatoes, chocolate crepes, madeleines, coffee, fresh squeezed orange juice!
  • Zeba S.
    Zeba SiddiqiFebruary 28, 2016
    Cute french dining & bar! Try Croquet monsieur, mulled wine & chocolate mousse. They serve the best latte in the city. Quite a long wait to get a table though!
  • Dane F.
    Dane FeldmanFebruary 26, 2016
    BEAUTIFUL inside. Cocktail menu is an actual small book. Everything about Buvette is perfect.
  • Elena K.
    Elena KnoxFebruary 20, 2016
    The eggs are unbelievable
  • Adam E.
    Adam EpsteinFebruary 20, 2016
    This place is perfect
  • Emmanuel G.
    Emmanuel GalvanFebruary 16, 2016
    Very nice place, great service and the food is very good !! The Cassoulet doesn't disappoint 😉
  • Ting
    TingFebruary 15, 2016
    Definitely not cheap - $7 for a scone? But excellent ambience and great tasting. All 3 items we selected from the charcuterie were tops esp the rabbit rilette and pâté. Croque forestier also yummy.
  • Tom D.
    Tom DiMaggioFebruary 15, 2016
    Delicious small plates. I recommend the salted cod, you will not be disappointed!
  • ZZubin
    ZZubinFebruary 13, 2016
    Charming little French spot that reaaaally knows their cheese. The Roquefort is excellent, as is the chèvre toast. The croque Monsieur is delicious and there are TWO in an order!
  • Leslie T.
    Leslie TengFebruary 11, 2016
    Really good scrambled eggs with salmon and creme fraiche
  • Charlotte S.
    Charlotte ScarfFebruary 10, 2016
    An absolute favorite for brunch. I've been countless times and still haven't ventured past eggs with salmon and capers, except for delectable tarte tartine. Can't beat perfection!
  • Blake L.
    Blake LeonardFebruary 5, 2016
    Romantic for dates but best for brunch
  • Ryan T.
    Ryan TateJanuary 29, 2016
    Look for caviar and eggs in wine menu.
  • Chris B.
    Chris BartelsJanuary 24, 2016
    Eggs, salmon, waffles, coffee
  • Steve L.
    Steve LaviJanuary 20, 2016
    Open late - until 2 AM.....
  • Karin B.
    Karin BäcklundJanuary 19, 2016
    The waitress was pretty rude which made the visit unpleasant. The breakfast is expensive but ok (except for the mushroom eggs - stay away).
  • Leah
    LeahJanuary 17, 2016
    LOVE the atmosphere in this charming spot. And the food is incredible. One of my faves in all of NYC.
  • Rachel K.
    Rachel KugelJanuary 15, 2016
    Awesome place......delicious and best spot for meals....
  • Kathleen C.
    Kathleen CorlessJanuary 6, 2016
    Amazing atmosphere, great wine selection and coffee, I had the rabbit pot pie and it was outstanding!
  • Living Jazz A.
    Living Jazz ArchiveJanuary 3, 2016
    Ambience, wine quality, great for a date
  • Elly K.
    Elly KloostermanJanuary 1, 2016
    Lovely place!!
  • Rod K.
    Rod KagyDecember 29, 2015
    Awesome Party French Restaurant and Breakfast Spot..really love it Read more
  • Jessica d.
    Jessica de GierDecember 23, 2015
    Very French, quite expensive, but the croques are delicious.
  • Noah W.
    Noah WeissDecember 1, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    The waffles, sunny side up egg, and thick cut bacon "sandwich" drenched in maple syrup is like a McDonalds creation classed up for a delicious French brunch.
  • Alyssa B.
    Alyssa BereznakNovember 25, 2015
    everything you desire in a classic french bistro
  • John M.
    John MurrayNovember 17, 2015
    Wine and cheese
  • Carl-Adam S.
    Carl-Adam ScheeleNovember 16, 2015
    Good place, small tables - not as good as expected
  • John C.
    John ClineNovember 8, 2015
    Amazing French food served to you by Jake Gyllenhaal in a man bun
  • Celena C.
    Celena ChanOctober 30, 2015
    Quintessential west village. The scrambled eggs are super soft due to the steam wand (I got the prosciutto over eggs and toast). Get there early-- at 10am there was a 30min wait for brunch!
  • Stephanie D.
    Stephanie DownesOctober 29, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Steamed eggs will ruin eggs for you forever because you won't want them any other way again. Come early, sit at the bar, have an espresso, don't miss the waffle sandwich either.
  • PureWow
    PureWowOctober 23, 2015
    Any seat is a great one in this cozy French café, but the large, marble bar is an ideal spot for solo diners to nosh on croque monsieur and read the paper. Read more
  • Gabriel H.
    Gabriel HayesOctober 23, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    The Graves is my go to wine here. Delicious and not too expensive.
  • Danny T.
    Danny TrejoOctober 10, 2015
    Get the mini croissants!
  • Rob A.
    Rob AtkinsonOctober 6, 2015
    Pricey but great small-ish French classics, good for a small meal or snack. Line moves briskly. Croque madame is one of the best I've ever had.
  • Lauren M.
    Lauren MacOctober 5, 2015
    This place isn't cheap, but they are generous with the cheese in their Chèvre dish and the eggs are soft and creamy. Adorable neighborhood spot that comes with tight quarters.
  • M M.
    M MOctober 4, 2015
    Quaint and delightful. Small tables, euro feeling.
  • Elder C.
    Elder CSeptember 27, 2015
    wow the waffle
  • Yoko Y.
    Yoko YasudaSeptember 24, 2015
    Chocolate mousse is heavenly!
  • Yetta C.
    Yetta CheungSeptember 21, 2015
    Croque Madame is really nice
  • Flavio M.
    Flavio MuffSeptember 17, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    awesome for breakfast! try the waffle sandwich, it's a must! salty & sweet...yummmieeeee!
  • Raquelle J.
    Raquelle JessieSeptember 16, 2015
  • Raquelle J.
    Raquelle JessieSeptember 16, 2015
    beyond adorable, super euro, a lil pricey and amaze tartinettes of jambon and awesome onion crusted bread
  • Patrick B.
    Patrick BaskinSeptember 15, 2015
    Definitely worth the hype, Croques are awesome and the Waffle Sandwich is delicious
  • Drew 5.
    Drew 5September 12, 2015
    mimosa! amazing! fresh squeezed orange juice with pulp. I die....
  • Max P.
    Max PerrySeptember 9, 2015
    Perfect place to go on a date. Very cozy with a romantic, French atmosphere
  • Saarim Z.
    Saarim ZamanAugust 30, 2015
    Definitely get the tartare, so good!
  • Alex H.
    Alex HennesseyAugust 27, 2015
    Come for wine and very lovely atmosphere. Brandade was feathery, tasty, and tres Francais but superior food is at sister restaurant Via Carota up the street. Would maybe try again for brunch?
  • Richie S.
    Richie StarkAugust 25, 2015
    The hype around this place was insane. However, so were those eggs. It's expensive, but it's a slice of Paris in New York - so it could be worse.
  • Emily W.
    Emily WilsonAugust 25, 2015
    Share the pesto di Parma and pomodorini tartinettes to start
  • Kathryn I.
    Kathryn IAugust 20, 2015
    Croque with mushrooms for vegetarians. Lovely wine list to boot.
  • Patricia S.
    Patricia SireraAugust 18, 2015
    Great and unique food. Everything is good. Try not to come with a big party since is not a comfortable place (tiny)
  • Sage W.
    Sage WohnsAugust 16, 2015
    Jambon cru!
  • Alex N.
    Alex NguyenAugust 14, 2015
    such a beautiful space with wonderful French food!
  • Gabriel H.
    Gabriel HayesAugust 10, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Can be very crowded, but the wine and atmosphere is well worth it.
  • Gabriel H.
    Gabriel HayesAugust 10, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great place for a date, particularly when sitting in the court yard out back.
  • Tuhin K.
    Tuhin KumarAugust 4, 2015
    Eggs with prosciutto and side of blue cheese. Also get the walnut toast.
  • Peter L.
    Peter LauAugust 4, 2015
    Everything during brunch
  • Aileen R.
    Aileen RJuly 29, 2015
    Getting there early for brunch awards you waiting 30 minutes instead of an hour.
  • Berk K.
    Berk KapiciogluJuly 22, 2015
    Order the Brandade De Morue, which is both delicious and filling (not all plates are). It's an incredibly cute and intimate restaurant. Plates are quite sharable, so keep that in mind when ordering.
  • Flora R.
    Flora ReyesJuly 19, 2015
    For a really good cappuccino and pastries! Personally didn't like the waffles I got they were a bit too hard but the coffee, pastries, dessert, and avocado toast were worth the 45 min wait.
  • MSC
    MSCJuly 17, 2015
    Delightful little french bistro. Great for breakfast - but get there early. No reservations. Steamed eggs w prosciutto are delicious. Their fresh squeezed juices are a must try.
  • Carly C.
    Carly CottonJuly 15, 2015
    The poached egg and the walnut toast!
  • Madison S.
    Madison SJuly 12, 2015
    Their eggs are super fluffy. 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼
  • Alexzandria L.
    Amazing!!! Must try the Croque madam and monsieur
  • Mischa
    MischaJuly 6, 2015
    Get the Croque Madame it is the best of their croques, the mix of cheeses and herbs will make you fall in love with the place
  • Charley T.
    Charley ToddJune 26, 2015
    Get the croissants - especially right when they open in the morning. You're welcome
  • Annie K.
    Annie KearnsJune 25, 2015
    Perfect date spot, romantic, small plates, great wine selection and really good service. Small garden outside and such great character inside.
  • RC
    RCJune 23, 2015
    Amazing Bloody Marys.
  • Paul K.
    Paul KardousJune 16, 2015
    The food is good, but be ready to endure the past its prime small plates concept, and be rushed out the door as soon as you put down your fork.
  • julia t.
    julia tJune 14, 2015
    Total delight at brunch. Chicken salad was crisp and not too creamy. Eggs with toast and smoked salmon topped with giant capers - great brine. Fresh oj.
  • Mischa
    MischaJune 14, 2015
    Go for terrines, I made the rookie mistake thinking it would be little squares, but portions will suffice your hunger
  • Sasha М.
    Brandade and ratatouille were amazing. Moules sucked.
  • @JaumePrimero
    @JaumePrimeroMay 28, 2015
    Like Chinese water torture waiting for a table, but worth it.
  • DoubleDeuce
    DoubleDeuceMay 24, 2015
    Ohmigod, you have to come here. You must. The food, the decor, the staff, the stamps on the menus. All exactly how restaurant design perfection looks, tastes & feels. Best for a pair, no more.
  • Kim P.
    Kim PhạmMay 20, 2015
    Dare I say it - overrated? The waffle sandwich is good, but not nearly worth $16.
  • Sam W.
    Sam WinnickMay 20, 2015
    Very cute restaurant but went for dinner and had the chicken which wasn't bad but would like to try brunch.
  • Anissa
    AnissaMay 12, 2015
    Be prepared for a wait during brunch!
  • Hazan A.
    Hazan AydinMay 3, 2015
    Good for quick wine and bite
  • Natalia C.
    Natalia CruzMay 1, 2015
    Amazing place and delicious food, just a bit pricy but it worth for real. The brunch is amazing, try the "Croque Madame" the "Rillette de saumon" and the "Croque Forestier " even the waffle sandwich
  • Amanda G.
    Amanda GluckApril 30, 2015
    Quintessential West Village and my favorite place for brunch. Get the toast loaded with fluffy eggs, prosciutto and shaved parmesan. Also, fantastic Bloody Marys.
  • Bitches Who Brunch
    Bitches Who BrunchApril 29, 2015
    Buvette is a gem of a restaurant, with petite, artfully curated, and well-executed dishes. For quite possibly the most adorable, intimate space for outdoor brunching, check out the back courtyard. Read more
  • Alice Eunjin
    Alice EunjinApril 29, 2015
    "The espresso-steamed eggs with freshly sliced prosciutto and shaved Parmesan."
  • New York Post
    New York PostApril 23, 2015
    This West Village gem really shines at breakfast. If you're here later in the day, look for the fairly priced wine list that’s set up by the region. It's a Mario Batali favorite. Read more
  • aaron
    aaronApril 23, 2015
    Sit by the window
  • Ina L.
    Ina LiApril 17, 2015
    Everything comes in small plates. Go with friends, have wine and nibble on all the deliciousness! Highly recommend the duck liver and Bordeaux Supérieur for red wine. No reservation so go early
  • Yoeun P.
    Yoeun PenApril 14, 2015
    Blue cheese and butter, like the French do.
  • Nick A.
    Nick AndlingerApril 11, 2015
    Oh yes. The place I go for all things French. Charcuterie stands out. Love the vibe.
  • Ricky S.
    Ricky SherrillMarch 28, 2015
    Great place for breakfast.
  • Jeanne C.
    Jeanne ChoMarch 22, 2015
    Avoid on weekend brunch hours at all costs, if you're a regular. Or come alone! The steamed eggs are worth the wait, if you're an out of towner.
  • Nas B.
    Nas BenaliMarch 22, 2015
    Everything we had here was really good, including the lattes ($6.50 small! Ahem...expensive) and desserts. Make sure you make a reservation before you go cuz it's very popular.
  • E
    EMarch 18, 2015
    Romantic and Cozy French Bistro. Have a glass of wine and share some delicious small plates. Good for date or catching up with a friend.
  • Jeffrey
    JeffreyMarch 5, 2015
    2015 James Beard nominee for Best Chef - Jody Williams
  • Andrew L.
    Andrew LitvakMarch 4, 2015
    My French friend endorsed this as one of the best french spots in town. Totally agree. Cocktails, coq au vin and chocolate mousse. Très délicieux.
  • Lauren F.
    Lauren FukanoMarch 4, 2015
    went in the evening and everything came with a stack of beautifully crusty french bread generously drizzled in olive oil. YES PLEASIE
  • Adya S.
    Adya SinhaMarch 3, 2015
    Terrific steamed scrambled eggs
  • Yen H.
    Yen HNguyenFebruary 21, 2015
    Great for brunch!
  • Gabriel H.
    Gabriel HayesFebruary 13, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Wonderful place to get a bottle of wine. Particularly a white bordeaux
  • Chris T.
    Chris ThurberFebruary 10, 2015
    Small portions, but very rich. Extensive wine selection and great atmosphere.
  • aisha b.
    aisha baiocchiFebruary 10, 2015
    The hot chocolate is great!
  • Elevine B.
    Elevine BergeFebruary 9, 2015
    So happy to find it open even during the blizzard! Lovely French bistro atmosphere, super friendly waitress. Carrot salad was perfect! Croque Forestier a cheesy mushroomy feast!
  • Boris 🌐 v.
    Boris 🌐 van HoytemaFebruary 4, 2015
    The croque monsieur is tastes great, the gruyere is a bit more mellow than how you get it in France but the bread is great, although rock solid.
  • Boris 🌐 v.
    Boris 🌐 van HoytemaFebruary 4, 2015
    I can always get excited for some raw meat. The steak tartare has great texture and tastes like American beef, a bit less sweet.
  • Caroline
    CarolineFebruary 3, 2015
    Light and airy steamed eggs, scrambled with the wand of an espresso machine. Good latte's
  • Caroline
    CarolineFebruary 3, 2015
    Stop in for light and airy steamed eggs, scrambled with the wand of an espresso machine. Good latte's
  • Stacey S.
    Stacey StewartJanuary 25, 2015
    Don't go with a large group! It is very small. But DELICIOUS!
  • nikki a.
    nikki austinJanuary 20, 2015
    I got engaged here last summer. Beautiful food, great restaurant. I love this neighborhood too.
  • Brian S.
    Brian SacawaJanuary 20, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Waffle sandwich. Also one of my favorite Bloody Mary's in NYC.
  • Alice M.
    Alice MancinoJanuary 20, 2015
    Nutella crepe was amazing. The croque monsieur was too... Holy gruyere!
  • Nick
    NickJanuary 12, 2015
    Duck pate and jambon. Excellent service by Josselin
  • Kt L.
    Kt LacasseJanuary 11, 2015
    Best latte I've ever had. Cr'q Madame was divine. An nyc-brunch must
  • Robert W.
    Robert WeeksJanuary 7, 2015
    The pesto di noci tartinette is mandatory
  • Alden W.
    Alden Wicker / EcoCultJanuary 4, 2015
    They may not mention it on the wee menus, but everything here is organic, and the meat is sourced locally. Healthy? That depends on your definition.
  • Johnnie Skywalking
    Johnnie SkywalkingJanuary 1, 2015
    Try salty red wine by glass.
  • Lucas S.
    Lucas SoutoJanuary 1, 2015
    Wonderful french brunch!
  • Shannon O.
    Shannon O'FlynnDecember 28, 2014
    Cosy little French place with excellent service and tasty food
  • Sin-Young P.
    Sin-Young ParkDecember 28, 2014
    Best brunch I had in a long long time! Order mini croissants to start with~
  • Cristina R.
    Cristina Ramirez NietoDecember 26, 2014
    Fantastic for date night. Real fench food.
  • Sooa
    SooaDecember 24, 2014
    Vin brule, Mimosa a must.Other shops were empty but as soon as you step into this one, its a totally different world.Packed with people. Great atmosphere and I love their story book menu
  • Mizu
    MizuDecember 22, 2014
    The scrambled eggs here is out of the world
  • Jeivar
    JeivarDecember 20, 2014
    Don't miss the croque Madame and the Nutella crepes. Such a nice place in the west village, don't come if you're starving because plates come in sample sizes (just sayin').
  • Kayleigh H.
    Kayleigh HarringtonDecember 14, 2014
    Impeccable. The proscuitto tartinette, Brussel sprouts, steak tartare and cheeses were delicious. The staff is friendly and knows the menu well. Came for a late dinner (10pm) and it was still packed.
  • Eater
    EaterDecember 8, 2014
    While dinner & brunch are perennially packed, Buvette is the perfect place to stop for a mid-afternoon or late-evening bite and aperitif. Unless you are part of a group of four, ask to sit at the bar. Read more
  • Katerina A.
    Katerina AnnaDecember 7, 2014
    I love this restaurant! Good value for money if you go for dinner there, expensive if you go for breakfast. It's walk-in only so be prepared to wait for about 40' on rush hours
  • Darren C.
    Darren CNovember 29, 2014
    Everything here is lite (small plates) and fresh. They may tell you the wait is 45 min, but hang close and let the staff know you are close by.
  • Tanay J.
    Tanay JaipuriaNovember 29, 2014
    Good brunch spot - try the omelettes!
  • Winnie W.
    Winnie W.November 23, 2014
    Weird seating system.
  • Mohammed A.
    Mohammed AlfahadNovember 18, 2014
    Nice authentic French restaurant. Try Omelette from the special
  • Sarah
    SarahNovember 13, 2014
    Everything here is delicious. But if you pass up the waffle sandwich you've made a huge mistake.
  • David
    DavidNovember 5, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    They have an amazing selection of wines and some very rich and delicious foods.
  • Ringo
    RingoOctober 25, 2014
    Faster if you only have 2 people!
  • Simone S.
    Simone SpilkaOctober 22, 2014
    Transport to France in this charming West Village spot. Fantastic coffee and nice drink menu
  • Solène M.
    Solène MaîtreOctober 20, 2014
    Aweaime place if you're looking for French and Italian food. The best is to share some cheese and charcuterie with red wine. Try the saucisson, le tartare and the rillettes de Saumon.
  • Kristen K.
    Kristen KeeseeOctober 19, 2014
    Brunch here is amazing! Get the beets with horseradish sauce if it is on the menu. It is divine!
  • SirSirAaron [.
    SirSirAaron [ノレッジ]October 18, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Dinner starts at 4pm
  • Jason F.
    Jason FeirmanOctober 13, 2014
    baugette with pesto... croques
  • Andrea B.
    Andrea BarrezuetaOctober 4, 2014
    If veggies tasted this good all the time Id be a vegetarian!
  • Dan H.
    Dan HarrisonOctober 2, 2014
    The Cassoulet is one of The Village Voice's best dishes of 2013. Read more
  • Geoffroy B.
    Geoffroy BablonOctober 2, 2014
    Come here on a sunny morning and ask to sit on the tiny little patio in the back.
  • Angela Z.
    Angela ZhangSeptember 27, 2014
    Get the pesto di parma + duck rilettes + bittersweet chocolate mousse. Your day will be made.
  • Nicolette R.
    Nicolette RomeroSeptember 27, 2014
    Buvette makes you feel like you've been transported to a French cafe. The croque madame and prosciutto and eggs are delicious. Come here for brunch!
  • Neville S.
    Neville SamuellSeptember 24, 2014
    Steamed eggs are awesome.
  • Arnaud R.
    Arnaud RéautéSeptember 17, 2014
    Food is good but a bit expensive for little quantity. Desert is very heavy.
  • Zaza G.
    Zaza GilsonSeptember 10, 2014
    Small plates to share of steak tartar, croque monsieur, duck rillettes and hams and cheeses were a great lunch!
  • Joanne K.
    Joanne KimSeptember 9, 2014
    Notables: Coq au vin, roasted beets, stuffed eggplant, steak tartare, red wine. Delicious French tapas in an inviting environment. Rustic decor with candlelit spaces. Already planning my return!
  • Alina D.
    Alina DasguptaSeptember 9, 2014
    Go to the bar. Go to Sid. That's all.
  • Stephanie G.
    Stephanie GareriSeptember 3, 2014
    Cappuccino & croissants
  • Amelie P.
    Amelie PoojarySeptember 3, 2014
    Great for a glass of wine and some tapas.
  • Phoenix 💥💥💥
    Phoenix 💥💥💥September 1, 2014
    Small plates so you'll need to order several
  • In NYC
    In NYCAugust 24, 2014
    Great food. Fun atmosphere. Great bartender.
  • Mick V.
    Mick VitAugust 24, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Full volume moaning after the Croque Madame. 👌
  • Katie R.
    Katie RobertsAugust 24, 2014
    Everything is sooooo good, feels like you're right in Paris.
  • Chefs Feed
    Chefs FeedAugust 22, 2014
    Missy Robbins, chef of A Voce Columbus, eats here on her nights off. She loves the Croque Forestier. Read more
  • Nikolas F.
    Nikolas FlorosAugust 22, 2014
    The ratatouille or any of the tartinettes are amazing
  • The Taste Sheriff
    The Taste SheriffAugust 19, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Probably one of my favorite brunch places in the world. Croque madame or forestiere, croissant with raspberry jam and butter, fresh squeezed OJs, and most importantly, chocolate mousse. Heaven.
  • Neil J.
    Neil JohnstonAugust 19, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Classic coq au vin. Good choice.
  • Harrison W.
    Harrison WeberAugust 16, 2014
    Get the Cr'q Monsieur (ham &‎ gruyere). So good you'll think about it all day.
  • Sanaë L.
    Sanaë LemoineAugust 16, 2014
    The croissants are crunchy and served with a delicious jam. The coffee is superb. Makes me nostalgic for the buvette in Paris, though this one is a little less cozy.
  • Ana R.
    Ana RAugust 12, 2014
    Wine, ambiance, small plates
  • Silas J.
    Silas JohnAugust 11, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Best brunch if you're willing to wait. Start with the croissants and grab an entree after that!
  • Lori L.
    Lori LuoAugust 10, 2014
    Intricate small plates are served at this French and Italian-inspired eatery. An excellent coq au vin and croque monsieur can be ordered here, but be prepared to wait for a seat.
  • refinery29
    refinery29August 3, 2014
    Gottino's Jody Williams goes French at her new "gastroteque." True to form, she's got great wines on offer, but it's her Manhattans that keep us coming back. Read more
  • Anna D.
    Anna DJuly 20, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Great cocktails and wine selection! Apple pie is a must 💙
  • Magda K.
    Magda KojJuly 19, 2014
    Great spot for a date. Delicious food, especially the artichoke tartines, steak tartar and the croque. Enjoy a glass of wine and a desert as well.
  • Sophie O.
    Sophie OmnomJuly 14, 2014
    Try the steak tartare and croque forestier
  • pdubdub
    pdubdubJuly 12, 2014
    Small portions + everything is served on toasts... But nice atmosphere.
  • Jwow
    JwowJuly 12, 2014
    Be sure to have the perfectly cooked steamed eggs, any option is a good one! The salade de saumon is delicious too!
  • Nikki B.
    Nikki BogopolskayaJuly 10, 2014
    If you can't get a table outside, sit at the bar (they'll refill your wine quicker and potentially throw in some ua gratis). All the egg dishes are amazing but I love the scrambled on toast.
  • Kim H.
    Kim HébertJuly 3, 2014
    "Jody Williams's new Francophilic "gastroteque" —THE VILLAGE VOICE, June 2014
  • Noah W.
    Noah WeissJune 19, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Sneaky good breakfast, like a Parisian cafe in the west village
  • Michael Y.
    Michael YakuelJune 7, 2014
  • Simone
    SimoneMay 24, 2014
    The tart Tartin is to DIE for
  • Ilona S.
    Ilona SelinaMay 23, 2014
    One of the most uniquely romantic places in nyc. They have great drinks and delicious dishes to share. Perfect for a date!
  • Victoria N.
    Good place for a date or to catch up with an old friend. Tapas, so don't go if you're starving. Very small restaurant but so cute.
  • Alp O.
    Alp OzcelikApril 26, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The waffle sandwich is AMAZING. Get the croissants as well. The cocktails are so-so; just get more food instead!
  • Val B.
    Val BonaApril 26, 2014
    AmaziNg bacon egg and cheese on a waffle!
  • Karly K.
    Karly KufflerApril 25, 2014
    The steamed eggs with prosciutto is a perfect dish!
  • Helly K.
    Helly KApril 18, 2014
    Huge wine list - ask waiter if you need help with selection. If you're hungry, don't do tapas only - you'll be wanting more. Food is nicely prepared, fresh and delicious.
  • Ryan Z.
    Ryan ZolaApril 16, 2014
    The espresso-steamed eggs with freshly sliced prosciutto and shaved Parmesan.
  • Paulo A.
    Paulo ApoloniaApril 6, 2014
    Recommended by Elin Kling
  • Karen A.
    Karen A.March 29, 2014
    Must try the croque forestier if you love mushroom stuffing!
  • Sahil K.
    Sahil KathawalaMarch 19, 2014
    Mario really liked the waffles.
  • Steven T.
    Steven ThibodeauMarch 16, 2014
    Go more often for lunch. This place is a treasure.
  • Kathleen
    KathleenMarch 6, 2014
    I had a grey lunch here. I will definitely return. Simple but excellent salad and great wine.
  • Kathleen
    KathleenMarch 6, 2014
    I had a great lunch - salad and wine.... both were high quality. It is small but really nice.
  • Adrienne L.
    Adrienne LiuFebruary 27, 2014
    Croque Madame!! So delicious:) also this restaurant is super cute. Bring your date here ;)
  • Wayne S.
    Wayne SurberFebruary 12, 2014
    Good lunch or breakfast spot.
  • Adeline T.
    Adeline TFebruary 10, 2014
    Salmon & scrambled eggs with capers and creme fraiche! A must!
  • Laura C.
    Laura CarusoJanuary 25, 2014
    I had the Pesto Di Parma. Molto buono!! 👏
  • Ben Y.
    Ben YoungJanuary 21, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The sunny side up eggs and bacon with sage is delicious.
  • Jessica T.
    Jessica TungJanuary 12, 2014
    Very cute restaurant- but wasn't too impressed with the food apart from the chocolate mousse.
  • D&A Travel: A.
    D&A Travel: AndersDecember 28, 2013
    [Restaurant/Bar] Breakfast, lunch, dinner. Crowded and awesome. Our favorite. Amazing small dishes. Sublime chocolate mousse. Nowhere near healthy, but who cares.
  • D&A Travel: A.
    D&A Travel: AndersDecember 28, 2013
    [Restaurant/Bar] Breakfast, lunch, dinner. Crowded and awesome. Our favorite. Amazing small dishes. Nowhere near healthy but who cares.
  • Tony H.
    Tony HightowerDecember 14, 2013
    The tarte tatin is as amazing as anywhere on Earth, including Paris. Seriously, fantastic.
  • Gabriela O.
    Gabriela OliveiraDecember 2, 2013
    Great food, good eggs, croques and tarte tartin, super worthy, but the drinks are expensive!! Also they don't let the clients use their wifi, what's a bit odd.
  • Christopher L.
    Christopher LeeDecember 1, 2013
    Try the croque madame, the crepes were fantastic!
  • Ana C.
    Ana CaNovember 22, 2013
    Don´t leave without trying the scone or the croissant, delicious!
  • miles l.
    miles lennonNovember 16, 2013
    Sausage charcuterie, beets, cassoulet!
  • Leyla E.
    Leyla ErogluNovember 15, 2013
    Waitress are snobby. Food is not that great.
  • Kevin R.
    Kevin RodriguezNovember 10, 2013
    Cute restaurant w really good brunch. The specials are the best!!
  • Alex F.
    Alex FOctober 20, 2013
    The octopus salad was delicious!
  • deniz k.
    deniz keskinOctober 18, 2013
    Best Croque Monsieur! Wifi password: ilovebuvette. When you ask they say it's only for the boss!
  • sydney g.
    sydney grossOctober 15, 2013
    Bread. Ahhhh.
  • nichole b.
    nichole bOctober 6, 2013
    Croque Madame all day, errday.
  • Carlos L.
    Carlos LopezSeptember 22, 2013
    The croque-madame is absolutely delicious! And so it's the cappuccino!!
  • Melissa R.
    Melissa RogersSeptember 15, 2013
    Charming back patio.
  • Kirk L.
    Kirk LoveSeptember 6, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    They've got Aesop soap and lotion in the bathroom. #classy
  • Joseph F.
    Joseph FisherAugust 24, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Great place to grab a manhattan at the bar and flirt with exotic south Asian men.
  • Ameya P.
    Ameya PendseAugust 24, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    The best Manhattans in Manhattan.
  • Kirk L.
    Kirk LoveAugust 23, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Sit out back. Feed your soul.
  • Paul B.
    Paul BarnesAugust 21, 2013
    Garden seating in the back is a must when weather is nice.
  • Aileen T.
    Aileen TseAugust 20, 2013
    the brandade de morue was absolutely delightful!
  • Shabeeb
    ShabeebAugust 19, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Food, drinks staff all make Buvette great for any time of day. Not one for big groups though
  • Zack P.
    Zack PAugust 1, 2013
    Brunch: decent food, great space/setup, rushed/poor service. In all...meh. Go to Extra Virgin 3 blocks away.
  • Premshree P.
    Premshree PillaiJuly 30, 2013
    This is the kind of restaurant you keep returning to. The simple, delicious food, friendly service, warm and cozy space, and attention to detail make this a lovely neighborhood spot.
  • Compass
    CompassJuly 24, 2013
    Everything is tiny at this romantic French bistro: small plates, small silverware, and small plates. But perfected steak tartare and gratin make this a perfect date spot.
  • Maria N.
    Maria NardoneJuly 19, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Perfect on a hot summer's night!
  • Lauren
    LaurenJuly 19, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    I cannot resist stopping by here when I'm in the west village. The walnut pesto tartinettes is just fantastic. While its a tad heavy it never stops me from ordering it.
  • Ashley K.
    Ashley KaufmanJuly 19, 2013
    OMFG this iced coffee!!!
  • Ameya P.
    Ameya PendseJuly 15, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Manhattans and chocolate mousse. Trust me. All you need.
  • Brenna L.
    Brenna LJune 29, 2013
    The Forestier bread is to die for!
  • Paul M.
    Paul MorejonJune 19, 2013
    most of the sandwiches & egg dishes can be made meat-free. #vegetarian #meatlessmondays
  • Maria N.
    Maria NardoneJune 19, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Love love love every breakfast selection!! 💖
  • Sophie C.
    Sophie ChouJune 15, 2013
    Even on the most crowded friday night, it still manages to seem infinite
  • Crystal T.
    Crystal TaylorJune 12, 2013
    Try the steamed eggs with smoked salmon. And the fresh burrata is nonpareil!
  • Jacqueline L.
    Jacqueline LandrumJune 12, 2013
    Much care is put into each dish. Get crêpes if they have them, and also saumon rillettes if possible . Best cappuccino I've had yet
  • Maria N.
    Maria NardoneJune 7, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Creamiest steamed eggs in the world!
  • Nicholas H.
    Nicholas HovanJune 3, 2013
    Steak tartare = yum
  • EatMeDrinkMeNYC
    EatMeDrinkMeNYCJune 3, 2013
    It's no wonder chef Jodi Williams has graced the stages of Martha Stewart and the Heritage radio show. The cocktails are perfectly crafted and the French market-driven menu is sure to please!
  • Sam P.
    Sam PezzulloJune 2, 2013
    try the espresso machine steamed eggs
  • Kirk L.
    Kirk LoveMay 31, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Belgian Waffle = Yum
  • Atlanta A.
    Atlanta AmadoMay 29, 2013
    Seems they've an odd policy of seating. If u say ure meeting a friend, u can't sit til they arrive. If ure 'deciding' on a place + your friend MIGHT meet u, ure escorted to a table. Racial? U judge.
  • Benton P.
    Benton PeretMay 19, 2013
    Holy wow, the chocolate mousse!! Great meal - start to finish.
  • Maria N.
    Maria NardoneMay 17, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Try today's glistening rainbow carrot with tarragon glaze
  • Matt H.
    Matt HuntleyMay 17, 2013
    Great for a chill Fri night meal and drinks
  • Fred W.
    Fred WilsonMay 10, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    If the Chevre is on the breakfast menu, get it
  • Andrea G.
    Andrea GalambosMay 10, 2013
    Breakfast here during the week is peaceful and delicious. Sit outdoors, order a cappuccino (one of the best I've had) and try the Croque Forestier (a spin on the traditional with mushrooms & tomatoes)
  • Johnny W.
    Johnny W.May 10, 2013
    Perfect for a solo breakfast at the bar. The croque Madame is divine and the waitstaff is attentive without being overbearing. Worth it.
  • Dan R.
    Dan RoylesMay 5, 2013
    Croque Forestier is LIFE!
  • Kirk L.
    Kirk LoveMay 3, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    They just started offering the weekend brunch menu on Friday mornings. This makes me happy :)
  • Kirk L.
    Kirk LoveMay 3, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    The outdoor space is great though only opens after 9.
  • Sophie C.
    Sophie ChouApril 28, 2013
    The cutest most romantic in possibly all of NYC. Q.E.D.
  • Maria N.
    Maria NardoneApril 20, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Try the Saturday brunch specials...today steamed eggs and bottarga
  • Social N.
    Social News NetworkApril 20, 2013
    This is an incredible and unique restaurant to get authentic French food in the heart of New York City. I felt like I was back in Paris!
  • Kirk L.
    Kirk LoveApril 19, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Note to self: The outdoor patio doesn't open until 9am. Will need to adjust my Friday timetable accordingly. Too nice to pass up that opportunity.
  • Aletha H.
    Aletha HaynesApril 7, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Buvette is affordable & low-key. Getting seated was a quick process. The food doesn't disappoint. The decor makes you forget you are in the City. Perfectly cooked eggs & pastries. My new brunch spot!
  • Meagan B.
    Meagan BlairApril 6, 2013
    worth the wait!
  • Taylor
    TaylorApril 5, 2013
    The salted cod is an old man's dish. Be an old man and enjoy it.
  • Clau O.
    Clau OrozcoMarch 30, 2013
    Cranberry walnut bread with honey!
  • Maria N.
    Maria NardoneMarch 27, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    My Fav breakfast spot in NYC. Try steamed eggs with salmon and don't miss the warm homemade scone!
  • Maria N.
    Maria NardoneMarch 23, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Now open for weekend Brunch. Come early! Smoked trout roe steamed eggs are delicately delish! Hard to choose smoked salmon or prosciutto. All terrific!
  • Serious Eats
    Serious EatsMarch 17, 2013
    A charming, intimate French bar and restaurant from chef Jody Williams, equally fun for a quiet breakfast, the lively dinner scene, or a late-night bite and glass of wine.
  • Serious Eats
    Serious EatsMarch 14, 2013
    Usually packed in the evening, if you're looking for a more peaceful environment, try going at lunchtime.
  • Cheryl W.
    Cheryl WuMarch 11, 2013
    pesto di parma was the best dish i ordered: savory, with just the right hint of sweetness. each bite reminds me just how delicious pork can taste. totally not ashamed to be a carnivore.
  • lisa l.
    lisa limMarch 10, 2013
    Love this place for a glass of wine and small plates. Does get incredibly crowded so expect to wait.
  • Zach M.
    Zach MackFebruary 21, 2013
    The smoked trout. The steak tartare. Jody Williams has done it again.
  • Jessica H.
    Jessica HagyFebruary 20, 2013
    Great service. Cauliflower gratin, oxtail marmalade and chocolate mousse are beyond.
  • Emily C.
    Emily CurrinFebruary 12, 2013
    Croque Monsieur and whatever the "brown beer" is. Apparently, in the summer they have a bicycle out front that you can borrow to take lunch to the park. The interior design is warm and transporting.
  • Matthew S.
    Matthew SimonJanuary 31, 2013
    Best breakfast in NYC. Wear Louis Vuitton and laugh at the commoners in the cold outside.
  • Ali F.
    Ali F.January 24, 2013
    Am I in Paris? This place is extremely charming and romantic. If I were a dude, I'd take ladies here on dates like alllll the time. Ps: order the croque monsieur
  • Andrea W.
    Andrea WilkinsonJanuary 18, 2013
    Chocolate moose is to die for!
  • Nat H.
    Nat HarwardJanuary 9, 2013
    Don't leave without savoring a serving of chocolate mousse.
  • Layla K.
    Layla Khoury-HanoldOctober 27, 2012
    Cozy table by front window, tartinettes, beets, cauliflower gratin & selection of cheeses - perfect for intimate date or group of friends.
  • Joy D.
    Joy DingOctober 22, 2012
    The oxtail marmalade is incredible
  • Cindy L.
    Cindy LaningSeptember 19, 2012
    Incredible hidden gem. Mushroom herbed croque=Delish. Proschoot and fig,, I can't even....
  • Adrienne P.
    Adrienne PetrinoSeptember 11, 2012
    Jamie is an extremely attentive, knowledgeable and gracious server!
  • Kirk L.
    Kirk LoveSeptember 7, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    The scrambled eggs with prosciutto are hard to beat. Perfect spot, great space, and wonderful space. A true fav of mine.
  • Elliott
    ElliottAugust 22, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Bring your passport for the airplane size portions!
  • Mark L.
    Mark LikoskyAugust 15, 2012
    grab a Smutty Nose IPA or Ommegang. interesting beer selection for a French place.
  • Archimedes S.
    Archimedes StukJuly 31, 2012
    Get a bunch of small plates to share!
  • Elliot F.
    Elliot FishmanJuly 31, 2012
    A great place to go late for a small plate and a glass of wine. One of my meighborhood faves
  • Travel + Leisure
    Travel + LeisureJuly 30, 2012
    We love Jody Williams’s sweet, expertly curated, and dollhouse-scaled taste of idealized France in the West Village.
  • brenna c.
    brenna cammeronJuly 25, 2012
    Incredibly beautiful -- I can imagine finding Buvette's clone in a Parisian back-alley. Also, delicious small plates, great wine.
  • Kimbie C.
    Kimbie CJune 28, 2012
    spoon bread carrot cake?
  • Siyun F.
    Siyun FanJune 23, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Perfect date spot, from food, service to decor. Oh so frenchy!
  • Greg W.
    Greg Wong 🎯May 23, 2012
    Get the hearty Croque Forestier. Available after 11pm. Closes at 2am.
  • Josephine S.
    Josephine SonMay 18, 2012
    Love love love this place! Chicken liver mousse is a must! Great cheeses with homemade jam and honey. Cocktails are yummy!
  • Suresh
    SureshApril 20, 2012
    Amazing cheese selection & delectable French basics.
  • Proper Idleness
    Proper IdlenessApril 2, 2012
    cheap eats anchoiade tartine
  • Stuart M.
    Stuart MeylerFebruary 25, 2012
    Order the Aligot.
  • Aperol USA
    Aperol USAFebruary 21, 2012
    Enjoy an Aperol Spritz - the perfect aperitivo!
  • Anouk K.
    Anouk KruithofFebruary 9, 2012
    Everything everything everything
  • Syndicate Media Group
    Syndicate Media GroupFebruary 3, 2012
    [Eat] You can't not love chef Jody Williams' charming French Bistro with its amazing tapas-size dishes, rustic-chic decor and gorgeous menu design.
  • Valentina A.
    Valentina AlexandraFebruary 1, 2012
    Get the outside table lovely
  • Suresh
    SureshJanuary 17, 2012
    Truly authentic Parisian feel. Alsace Pinot Gris = delicious. Waiting for a table = not so delicious.
  • Alex T.
    Alex TrzebuckiJanuary 6, 2012
    The cutest French bistro in New York.
  • Michelle C.
    Michelle C.January 2, 2012
    NYC Foodie Magician reco'd: Artichoke, steak tar tar. In the W.Village
  • nantini r.
    nantini rauchDecember 23, 2011
    expensive but tasty wine selection. every dish is special and tasty.
  • Luen C.
    Luen ChooDecember 14, 2011
    Vins du Pays are a sweet deal!
  • My Khanh N.
    My Khanh NgoNovember 22, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Everything here is adorable: the decor (baskets of nuts and bubble-shaped glasses), the food (tiny jars of brandade and tartinettes), and especially the head waiter Rafael.
  • Anne Mai B.
    Anne Mai BertelsenNovember 17, 2011
    Try the cassoulet - untraditional but delicious
  • Village Voice
    Village VoiceNovember 14, 2011
    Winner of Best Wine Bar in the Village Voice 2011 Best Of issue! The small plates are worth the price, particularly the rabbit confit.
  • Village Voice
    Village VoiceNovember 14, 2011
    Winner of Best Use of Lentils in the Village Voice 2011 Best Of issue! The veggie-friendly dish is stewed with finely chopped kale - perfect for winter!
  • Ben B.
    Ben BNovember 2, 2011
    yummy #ILoveBuvette
  • Time Out New York
    Time Out New YorkOctober 31, 2011
    The best birthday restaurant offers a homey French feast, centered on a shareable dish like roasted chicken, for groups of 8 to 12 on the long “kitchen table” in the back. Read more
  • Kim D.
    Kim DonaldsonOctober 31, 2011
    Really cool little wine bar/restaurant. TINY tables and plates....but delicious.
  • Time Out New York
    Time Out New YorkOctober 5, 2011
    Try the featherlight brandade. The whipped salt cod spread is one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011. Read more
  • Jym B.
    Jym BenzingOctober 2, 2011
    DELISH! Feel free 2 ask the staff 2 make suggestions! They are extremely helpful! Rabbit Coffit, Coq au vin R musts. They do not take reservations so get there early. Not good for parties of 5 and up.
  • Chavelli
    ChavelliSeptember 16, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Adorable! LOVE this spot and all the food here. Small plates, so order a few to share. Food is reasonably priced but watch out for your drinks ($6 for a latte!).
  • Jason D.
    Jason DuncanSeptember 8, 2011
    Ask for Rafael and be treated with exceptional service, with a dash of unique character, not unlike the venue itself. Decent wine list as well. Thanks for the experience! Read more
  • nantini r.
    nantini rauchAugust 15, 2011
    Wines for sure
  • Tamara H.
    Tamara HAugust 2, 2011
    Come with friends, order a carafe of the house white wine and several plates to share, family-style. Mussels are A++, as is the steak tartare.
  • Time Out New York
    Time Out New YorkAugust 1, 2011
    French-leaning small plates can be cobbled together to compose an excellent & affordable meal here. Try the classic croque madame ($10) or the brandade ($9), a pot of featherlight whipped salt cod. Read more
  • Julie A.
    Julie AlbrightJuly 22, 2011
    Tart tartin was not fabulous but chocolate mousse is delicious!
  • Oel A.
    Oel AzardepJuly 21, 2011
    Amazing place! Highly recommend!
  • abby
    abbyJuly 18, 2011
    such an adorable place, right down to the design of the menu. the hits: pesto di nocciola tartine, lentils, beef bourguignon, and chocolate mousse
  • Caroline F.
    Caroline FrithJuly 4, 2011
    My favourite date night place in New York
  • Seth H.
    Seth HillJuly 1, 2011
    Chocolate Mmmmmmousse
  • shari b.
    shari bayerMay 15, 2011
    Don't skip dessert...get the chocolate mousse. Delish!
  • Oonline
    OonlineMay 1, 2011
    Nice fresh ingredients make this small plates joint dishes shine. Ask for Raphael!!
  • Lina
    LinaMay 1, 2011
    Raphael's enthusiasm is infectious, and his suggestions yummy. The burrata and safata (artichoke) are not to be missed
  • Jenna O.
    Jenna OdettApril 12, 2011
    The best place to go while waiting for your table at Little Owl
  • Brittany D.
    Brittany DiamondApril 4, 2011
    Loved our waiter Rafael and that you could taste multiple wines
  • Joseph D.
    Joseph DeVitoMarch 22, 2011
    Happiness follows entering...
  • Anna S.
    Anna StancioffMarch 17, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Chocolate mousse is ugly but delicious. Goes so well with their espresso
  • melanie a.
    melanie altarescuMarch 13, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Rafael is the real mayor here
  • Mario B.
    Mario BataliMarch 9, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the lentils w the classique aperitif!!
  • Ed C.
    Ed CMarch 6, 2011
    Chocolate mousse, pork sausage and a great server.
  • nantini r.
    nantini rauchMarch 4, 2011
    kunik cheese, fegatini (pate - licious), beouf bourguignon, bitter sweet chocolate gelato, their bread is oustanding, $25 carafe of heavenly wine
  • max p.
    max pogliaMarch 1, 2011
    Buvette's new video Read more
  • Zachary T.
    Zachary ThacherMarch 1, 2011
    No place should ever charge over $14 for a glass of wine. Just sayin'
  • Andres M.
    Andres MoranJanuary 26, 2011
    If they have the lentil special, GET IT.
  • Saba D.
    Saba Deniz1 week ago
    Glutensiz besleniyorum ve kahvaltıda harika şeyler buldum.l
  • Jérémie H.
    Jérémie HUCHETSeptember 3, 2016
    Cuisine française. Les assiettes ne sont pas grandes mais bien remplies. Bonne ambiance et personnel accueillant et sympathique. Une bonne adresse où vous mangerez bien en plus de passer un bon moment
  • Julien
    JulienSeptember 3, 2016
    Le gigot est excellent !!
  • Vincent B.
    Vincent B.September 3, 2016
    Plats Français
  • Vincent B.
    Vincent B.September 3, 2016
    Un petit bout de France dans NY. La cuisine est absolument délicieuse mais les quantités sont un peu limite. Le service est pro et agréable. Je conseille sans hésiter mais n'arrivez pas mort de faim.
  • Martin
    MartinAugust 31, 2016
    Fantastiskt! Franskt! Frukost, lunch eller middag... allt är grymt.
  • Lisandro V.
    Lisandro VidelaJuly 16, 2016
    Lindo lugar
  • William L.
    William LockwardJuly 9, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Demasiado bueno, creo que voy a repetir cada vez que venga a NYC. Todo aqui tiene el detalle de lo premium.
  • William L.
    William LockwardJuly 9, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    El mejor desayuno que he comido en NYC
  • Олеся
    ОлесяMay 29, 2016
    Осьминог восхитителен😋😋👏🏻 также как и все остальное, обслуживание 👌
  • Teresia S.
    Teresia SchullströmApril 30, 2016
    Bra för lunch
  • Ibrahim U.
    Ibrahim UçarSeptember 23, 2015
    Kahvaltımız çok güzeldi... Lezzetlii
  • Ramiro
    RamiroSeptember 13, 2015
    Hay espera, es ruidoso, las mesas son chicas, pero la comida esta muy buena.
  • Jadi A.
    Jadi AguasApril 25, 2015
    Todo es delicioso <3
  • Millatattoo C.
    :Café da manhã, Brunch, Almoço, Jantar, Happy Hour
  • Rasha S.
    Rasha SalemFebruary 10, 2015
    Coq au vin. And chocolate mousse!!!
  • Roger G.
    Roger GonzalezJuly 12, 2014
    Delicioso lugar francés
  • Ione R.
    Ione RangelJuly 7, 2014
    O Brunch perfeito!
  • Lei Y.
    Lei YeApril 29, 2014
    Caviar et Ouefs
  • Gab C.
    Gab CMarch 23, 2014
    Siempre quieres el waffle sandwich!!
  • Charles O.
    Charles OgilvieDecember 31, 2013
    Great cote du rhone
  • Ryan S.
    Ryan StarrMarch 27, 2012
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