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Felix
Felix

Felix Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.felixnyc.com
  • Phone: (212) 431-0021
  • Hours of Operation: Breakfast :8:00am-10:45amLunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 5:30pm; Dinner: Daily: 5:30pm - 11:00pm; Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 5:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX
  • Cuisine: French, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
  • Executive Chef: Matias Delsart
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Grand
  • Public Transit: Directions By Subway: A, C, E, 1, 9, 6, N, R, S, J, M, Z – Canal Street station Directions By Bus: * M5 – Houston and West Broadway (south); * M21 – Houston and West Broadway (east/west); * M10 – Varick and Grand Streets (south); * M1 – Broadway and Grand Street (south weekdays); * M1 – Lafayette and Grand Street (north weekdays)
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Felix
"Félix is situated on a corner in downtown Soho NYC with french doors that open up all around for ultimate people watching. With its authentic, worn-in, comfortable french decor, its international crowd, upbeat ambiance and awesome cultural flavor, day or night, this popular and long-lasting hangout makes for a fabulous dining experience."Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "We paid 145! For lunch for 2 people. 2 salads,1 meat dish,1 vegtable sandwich, 2 drinks and 1 beer. The food was soooo bad! Everything came with too much oil on it,especially the vegtable sandwich, I felt like I'm eating oil. It was disgusting .the pear salad was bad also with no dressing on it, I took only a few bites and that was it. The drinks were good. The only nice part was the Brazilian fans that came to watch the World Cup. Apparently it is a hot spot to watch the games so we enjoy a really good ambiance. But that was it. Will not recommend this place and will not return there again. By far the most expensive lunch I've ever paid for for a bad food! The restroom was so dirty that we preffered not to use it. Poor experience."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "I liked the restaurant, the music, the view from the table out onto West Broadway. It was perfect for my first date. Only issue I had was that I forgot to take my leftovers with me, and by the time I had come back for them when I remembered, my waiter threw the food out! It's my fault, but I wish he kept it."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Went on this past Saturday and the service was great! The French Toast is amazing... Yum!!!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "I came here for dinner with a friend on Monday night. It was nice out so we had an outdoor table. We both enjoyed our meals- salmon and mussels. However, I found the server aloof and almost rude. Prices were standard for the neighborhood. "
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "Loved the food and the ambience! The salmon with poached eggs were cooked to perfection!"
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "Service was prompt and friendly. Food was very good. Vibrant atmosphere. Just what we were looking for."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "The place is light years away from what it used to be. A long time ago, I must admit. Too many tables, making it very uncomfortable. My chair must have been rocked a hundred times. Also, the music is much too loud. I appreciate that some people like it, but my guests and I didn't. It was difficult to talk to each other and we left to have some desert and coffee in another place. Many New York restaurants are loud and we know it's part of the game and does contribute to a fun atmosphere. But this is just too much of it. Since the place is packed, the owner will certainly disregard this comment which I fully understand. But my friends and I won't make it ever again. C'était bien, mais ça c'était avant!"
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "Felix is on my favorite list of brunch restaurants. So far, all the items I have tried off the menu have been delicious, the service is really friendly, and if you want to schedule a brunch with a large group of friends is the few places in Manhattan that allows you to reserve online via Open Table, even for larger parties. "
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "The restaurant had a great vibe with windows opening up to the pavement and an excellent location. The food and cocktails were very good, especially the French onion soup. The service was a let down, with moody waiters and having to chase people to ask for water or anything else."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "I had a great experience at Felix, with the energetic feel and the wonderfully fast/attentive service as two things standing out the most. Even though this was my first time here, I've passed by and seen that this place always has a loud crowd noise and it was no different when dining there. The noise level is always high and, while my date and I enjoy this scene, not everyone will. There was absolutely nothing wrong with the service, though. Everyone working there was attentive and friendly. The host took our reservation and sat us immediately, while the waiter received our order and also gave us suggested wine pairings. The food also came out incredibly fast! You can tell the food is quality there and my date and I definitely enjoyed!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We arrived on time for our reservation and they Had the place packed to the gills. They led us to A table that the chairs didn't even fit around - it was So overcrowded - so we left."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "Never a let down, always great atmosphere, fantastic building with huge windows make it a super lunch spot. You really think you are in France... Chef Pierre is tops! Good food, good wine, good company, that's life!"
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "eventhough the restaurant was open to book on opentable, when we arrived there they said the movement that day was not great and that they were closing the kitchen earlier, so they could not have us. Really disappointing. If you cannot take clients, do not leave reservations open."
    Dined on 1/27/2014
  • "Our daughter lives rigt around the corner from Felix so this is our favorite place to eat "locally". It never disappoints and has that flare and vibe that make it a fun place to be. Service was excellent as usual and we left very happy indeed."
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "They don't take the card !!!! even if there is an ATM inside, it's annoying"
    Dined on 1/10/2014
  • "We have come here for brunch when we are in NY. The mussels are great. Has a fun/energetic ambiance and seems to have a great following! Would definitely return!"
    Dined on 12/8/2013
  • "We were 2 couples from Norway who was 3 days in NY for christmas shopping, and thought it was important with good planning of where to eat. For Friday brunch the choice was Felix, and we did not regret that."
    Dined on 12/6/2013
  • "Had the steak for 2 as well as the fried calamari. Unfortunately was out of Bordeaux which we were hoping to find a bottle of, but the server instead recommended another bottle which was almost as good. Would probably return sometime again in the future."
    Dined on 11/22/2013
  • "We waited over half an hour after our reservation to get our table. The food was pretty good- but the services was poor. Waiter did not honor request to serve salad instead of fries. It was over crowded. I do not think we will ever be going back."
    Dined on 11/17/2013
  • "It was fine. Not great, not bad. Just fine. Service sucked but food was good. Also annoying they only take cash or AmEx. Not on my shortlist to run back to anytime soon."
    Dined on 10/20/2013
  • "Waitress left us alone for 45 mins until I had to go search for someone to get the check."
    Dined on 10/6/2013
  • "We had a nice brunch. The service was a bit slow but the food was tasty. There was nothing particularly amazing about our experience but it was nice."
    Dined on 10/6/2013
  • "Great food and service. Great setting. The place can be a bit loud is the only non-positive thing that could be said."
    Dined on 10/4/2013
  • "lovely place, with amazing customer service and food !"
    Dined on 9/17/2013
  • "Went here for an early Sunday lunch, had the steak tartare which was ok, but nothing special. The service was sooo bad, noone knew what they were doing, ordered a coffee with soy milk on side, and only when I received it (ten min later) i found out they didnt have soy. They never offered to take it back. Unstructured and slobby. Too bad, nice location. Wont returnAnnie"
    Dined on 9/15/2013
  • "I think Felix has one of the best dining rooms in NYC, particularly when the doors and windows are open. Great atmosphere, highlighted by an interesting and bustling location. This a great NYC experience. As an interesting aside, our main meals were brought out a little early, and we asked if they could be held back as we were still sharing a terrine. They didn't go and sit the meals in some food warmer but actually went and cooked another steak for each of us. No problems. Said a lot about the quality of the restaurant. We also had a slightly troublesome three-month old baby with us in a big stroller. Again, no problems."
    Dined on 8/29/2013
  • "We had reservation and got a table in the corner of the restaurant. Day was fantastic, what helped enjoyed an outstanding experience. We were able to watch the SoHo and its characters, the tourists and the locals, everything from a strategic point and enjoying a very good lunch. Prices are reasonable for what you get. Very satisfied with the experience overall."
    Dined on 8/24/2013
  • "Great host and always good food. Dj on Sunday is amazing."
    Dined on 8/17/2013
  • "Felix is one of my favorite places. Usually I go there for the croque madame and mussels, but this time we went for dinner. The tuna tartare is out of this world. The charcuterie platter is just average, but the mussels and fries more than make up for it. Excellent!"
    Dined on 8/14/2013
  • "It was unfortunate but I had scheduled a breakfast with a client and the chef did not show up so we could not order a hot breakfast . The server offered what she could , but was not good . Stale bagels and sub par fruit. I have gone there for years , but hopefully this was a mishap . I would only recommend it for a weekend brunch with lots of Rosé !"
    Dined on 8/13/2013
  • "I had a business lunch here last Tuesday and I must say the first half of our lunch was pleasant. However when it was time to pay, I handed over my company card to have it handed over right back to me saying, "We only accept cash or American Express". Excuse me??? This wasn't a hole in the wall type of restaurant so I wasn't understanding that policy. On top of that, if they're going to have strict payment policies, the waiter should notify everyone of this before taking their order. After spending 30 minutes of being asked by numerous waiters to call friends who may have an AMEX card or go to the bank and take out cash from the company card (neither of these was an option) I finally went over to the manager to resolve this situation."
    Dined on 8/6/2013
  • "Felix may not have an extensive brunch menu but everything I have tasted was delicious and the setting - indoor but with two walls of windows always open if weather permits - is a perfect solution to the general rarity of street level terraces in the area. Think the owner is the same as Miss Favella, which would explain why the pitchers of Caipirinha look just as enticing. Classic spot, reliably good food and friendly service in English or French."
    Dined on 8/4/2013
  • "Sunday brunch in this neighborhood, at this Place, was indeed just what we signed up for on a Sunday in NYC. Perfect eggs Benedict and relaxed atmosphere. Go there!"
    Dined on 7/28/2013
  • "Wonderful ambiance, delicious food, attentive staff. What was lacking? AC in 90 degree weather"
    Dined on 7/18/2013
  • "Have been at Felix couple of times - some years back. Again very nice, good quality of food and nice seating."
    Dined on 7/15/2013
  • "Great atmosphere, beatiful men and women , friendly service and ambiance . Excellent choice for weekned brunch ."
    Dined on 6/23/2013
  • "I have been going to Felix since 2001 and I always have a good time.. The food is great and the atmosphere is very European like."
    Dined on 6/23/2013
  • "Second time there and it was probably my last. Very poor service to say the least. The food was average at best, which made it way over priced. We had to remind our waiter that we never received our food 45 min after placing the order. It took another 15 min to get it...leading me to believe they never started it in the first place. So many more worthwhile places to go in SoHo than this one...next."
    Dined on 6/21/2013
  • "For Felix is a classic! I love having brunch there - the food is very good (at least for the soul if not the hips!) and the vibrant ambience gets you in a good mood for the rest of the day! Don't miss out on the mimosas!"
    Dined on 6/9/2013
  • "The service is very poor and there are much better casual restaurants with french fair."
    Dined on 6/8/2013