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Le Gigot

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
West Village
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18 Cornelia St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10014-4138 (West 4th Street)
+1 212-627-3737
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12:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 12:00 - 22:30
Fri 12:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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106 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Had lunch here. My first time. Warmly greeted and seated in a small 12 table restaurant. Nice menu with lots of choices. On this day that had crab cakes and soft shelled crabs. My lunch companion and I had a combination plate with a crab cake and soft shelled crab. Both were nicely prepared and delicious. The dish was accompanied... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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75 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This was the second time we've been able to enjoy dinner at this restaurant. It's very small, so we enjoy the intimacy of the space. Everything that we ordered was just as good as the first time that we dined here. I would recommend the crab cake starter. The waitstaff is very friendly and welcoming. We look forward to returning... More 

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Watertown, Connecticut
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Could not have been more pleasantly surprised. Found this charming little place on the internet. It was as good as the reviews and then some. Duck confit was cooked to perfection. Crab cakes were delicious and good wine reasonably priced.

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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99 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

This is a bustling French cafe that was absolutely delightful. We had bouillabaisse, duck confit, beef bourguignon, and a braised lamb stew. With the meal, we had a very nice bottle of chateauneuf du Pape that was reasonably priced. The service was professional and attentive.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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77 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Tucked away on a side street off Bleeker is a tiny French bistro that is one of the best French restaurants any where in America. Yes, it is that good. The menu is relatively small, (one side of a single sheet). The other side is the wine list. The menu contains the classics: beef burgundy, duck confit, bouillabaisse, roasted lamb,... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

A small french bistro with very nice food and service. I recommend both the Gigot d'Agneau and the Duck Condit.

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Florence, Italy
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170 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

What a treat! Dined at Le Gigot for the first but not the last time. This restaurant was like a quick trip to France. The restaurant is small but intimate - the quintessential bistro. The service could not have been better. It was attentive but not too attentive. The many dishes we tried were simply delicious. The modules were so... More 

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New York City, New York
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51 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We loved our dinner! My wife and I both had the lamb special. It was perfectly cooked and seasoned. I started with an equally delicious tomato soup. Even the accompanying bread and fresh butter was special. The restaurant is cozy and has the traditional Parisian bistro look and feel, with even friendlier servers.

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Aalst, Belgium
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5 reviews
Reviewed 16 November 2016

During our visit in New York last octobre, we stayed in West Village, where we found this very fine French restaurant, Le Gigot. We enjoyed the food in the first place, but also the warm welcome by their professional staff and the cosy interior. A superbe experience, that made us visit this place twice in a week. Recommended dishes: Gigot... More 

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Barnstead, New Hampshire, United States
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Le Gigot is a small neighborhood restaurant in the West Village, and for me is a "can't miss" experience every time I visit NYC. The best time of year to visit is in the Fall and Winter where they feature a cassoulet that is simply the best I have ever had, anywhere. Like many small restaurants in the city, this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 45
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Cornelia St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10014-4138
    (West 4th Street)
  • Public Transportation: A, B, C, D, E, F & V trains to West 4th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-627-3737
Description
Serving Provencal cuisine. Purity of ingredients and simplicity of preparation distinguish our specialties. Seasonal dishes are always introduced. A petite zinc bar, banquettes and floral arrangements foster a warm cozy ambiance, and an attentive staff ensures a customers' comfort and satisfaction.

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