Chapter One
Chapter One

Chapter One

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.chapterone.nyc/
  • Phone: (212) 842-9146
  • Hours of Operation:
    Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 3:30pm
    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
    Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: European, American
  • Executive Chef: Warren Baird
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Charles
  • Public Transit: 1,2,3,l,A,C,E,B,D,F,M all within 2 blocks
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Chapter One
Chapter One, located at 33 Greenwich Avenue in NYC’s West Village, offers an elevated take on American pub fare in a homey setting inspired by New York’s historic taverns.
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Chapter One reviews from OpenTable diners
32 reviews since July 26, 2014
Overall Rating3.5
  • Food3.5
    Service3.8
  • Ambiance3.6
    Noise LevelModerate
62% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (15)fit for foodies (14)good for groups (9)vibrant bar scene (6)great for brunch (4)romantic (4)notable wine list (3)great for outdoor dining (3)hot spot (2)great for lunch (2)special occasion (2)kid-friendly (2)scenic view (1)late-night find (1)Show More
  • Nice to try something new in the area - too loud
    AviEatsOutVIP
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    The food was really good unfortunately, the place was so loud that I could not hear inside. The materials of the place did not absorb and frankly I would not go back only because it was just too loud and too distracting -- sorry so many other options in the area.
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Small, dry brunch
    Chris
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    I went here for brunch with a small group of friends. We all got either the Egg Sandwich or the Two Eggs with the Works. For both dishes, the portions were small. The eggs and hash browns were fine but nothing special, the biscuits were small and dry, and the bacon was overcooked and dry. The egg sandwiches arrived without any sauces, so they had to take them back to have the sauces added. (Also, at that moment the place was almost empty, so I'm not sure how they managed to forget a part of the dish.) When our check arrived, it took the server forever to come pick up our cards. On the plus side, the prices were low, the place was roomy and relaxed, and we weren't rushed. I would've been willing to pay more to get better food though.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • New to the Village
    JohnVIP
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    Great restaurant, nice ambiance, good service and food - recommend
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Village Gem
    WandererVIP
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    This is a terrific Village neighborhood restaurant that gets far too little attention. Service is cordial and prompt. The menu does not overwhelm with choices, but there are plenty enough and with some amazing taste results.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • RemiVIP
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    While the Daily News review on this restaurant was glowing, my friends and I found the experience disappointing. The lentil fritters, highly touted in the article, were gummy and tasteless. My burger was just okay, and my husband said it was the worst piece of chicken he had ever had. The restaurant was practically empty, yet despite that, service was extremely slow. Sorry!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good but needs to grow a following
    foodiefriend
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    The food was good but maybe a touch overpriced considering that my friend and I were literally the only diners in the room the entire time we were there. Lower price points might get people in the door and once the place has regulars, they would be happy to pay a little more. As it is, as good as the food, service and general look of the place is, the empty room seemed a bit sad. The owner was open to some suggestions, like a late night happy hour maybe starting at 10:00 on weekends. This place deserves a place in the neighborhood, it just need to find its way.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Disappointinf service
    Abfab
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    I'd go back to try it again. People were nice but service was beyond aweful. Aps were good, dinner ok
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Chapter One is not a date place
    BrooklynGersh
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    The service was great, the food was better than average, but this is a clubby dining area or a good, quiet place for a real sports fan to have a beer and watch a game without screaming hoards. But it is NOT A DATE PLACE. Just ask my girlfriend!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Welcome newcomer
    JoanVIP
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    New Greenwich Village restaurant pleased on all count--most imaginative tasty menu, solicitous service, pleasant decor, well priced
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great addition to neighborhood
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    This restaurant is an enormous upgrade to its predecessor! The food is creative, delicious and good value. We live in the neighborhood and have been several times for different types of meals and at different times of the day. We enjoyed our meal and experience every time. the service is also good, prices reasonable and it's so convenient. We recommend!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • An odd place
    LocalVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    They forgot to check us in to Open table, and it was not very crowded. The music was sort of am radio ish. The entree was fine, but the chocolate pudding dessert had a weird sour topping that was at odds with the chocolate underneath. Kind of a strange place.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Nice addition to the neighborhood. Good food, good service, pleasant decor. I hope they make it. Very quiet the weekday night I was there.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Got a table, restaurant closed
    prebb
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    I booked a table for labour day evening. There were no indication that the restaurant would not be open this evening. Other restaurants we tried, which also were closed, had no available tables. I was hoping for a good experience, but when we arrived doors were closed and the light was off. Too bad.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • below expectations
    ivan
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    place was empty, yet we waited for a long time for our egg-based brunch items. no cocktail menu available - waitress had to tell us what they have, but was unsure of the prices and had to keep checking. food presentation was great, but taste was average/below average compared to other places in the area. the fresh squeezed orange juice was more ice than juice. overall - no value for the money, probably wont repeat
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 18 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 26, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.9
    • Food3.9
    • Ambiance3.9
    • Service4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 6 reviews are from the Chapter One reviews archive.
  • Nice Addition to the Neighborhood
    BryanNYCVIP
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Chapter One is a nice addition to the neighborhood. The restaurant is comfortable and low key with a nice menu and good service. It's very special on a nice summer evening, when the windows are wide open and the restaurant is open to the street.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Loved it!
    Saross86
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    I love a good gastropub, and this is a GREAT gastropub. We went in a group of 8 and the service and food were incredible. Cocktails were delicious, appetizers amazing (get the pork rinds!) and everyone was very impressed with their mains. I'm so glad we decided to give this place a shot and will definitely be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Jessica
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    The cold cucumber soup with crab and the beef tartare were excellent! The wait staff were very friendly and made our dinner fun!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great new place!
    cmc5095
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Really great place! Local wine and food was great!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Solid Restaurant
    ase1707VIP
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    My wife and I dined here last evening and had a very good meal. We both started with the cold cucumber soup with crab and it was wonderful, with a hint of mint. For dinner I enjoyed the pork belly. It was cooked and served professionally and it was very good. We will return to this fun spot. Last evening there was a large party that took up most of the restaurant and it was loud. We will return and hopefully rate this restaurant even higher if there is not the large distraction of a large party.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Recommend to Try
    TouristfromNYCVIP
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    Cool vibe. Duck, short rib, and charred octopus is excellent. Definitely give this new place a try.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic