Jane
Jane

Jane

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://janerestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 2122547000x
  • Hours of Operation:
    M-Th: 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.
    F: 11:30 a.m. – midnight
    Sat: 9:00 a.m. – midnight
    Sun: 9:00 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Executive Chef: Glenn Harris
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
  • Special Events: Contact May Cohen for your special event needs events@ctrnyc.com or 212.966.3250

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Between Thompson Street and La Guardia Place
  • Public Transit: 1, 2 to Houston
    B, D, F, M, 6 to Broadway/Lafayette
    A, C, E to Spring Street or West 4th Street.
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Jane
Jane is a casual American bistro located between Greenwich Village and Soho. Since April 2001, neighborhood regulars and destination diners alike flock to Jane for its value-priced brunch, lunch and dinner menus. Jane also serves as an ideal location for private events, from business dinners to baby showers.

At Jane, the menu showcases an affinity for local ingredients with what New York magazine calls “cleverly tweaked but unpretentious American cuisine.” To complement the food, Jane offers a hand-selected, extensive wine list and seasonally driven cocktails.

Jane is the sister restaurant to The Smith East Village, The Smith Lincoln Center and The Smith Midtown.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
Jane reviews from OpenTable diners
304 reviews since June 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for brunch (202)fit for foodies (138)neighborhood gem (135)good for groups (95)great for lunch (94)hot spot (68)special occasion (39)romantic (37)kid-friendly (20)vibrant bar scene (13)late-night find (11)notable wine list (4)scenic view (4)great for outdoor dining (3)Show More
  • Always a treat!
    EddieNYC
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    A "go to" spot, convenient to Soho and the West Village. Great atmosphere and always outstanding service. Food = delicious!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best gnocchi ever
    Juliana
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    Loved Jane. I had the best gnocchi ever. Great service.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yummy
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    We went after brunch hours which I prefer. It's way too crowded during brunch. The food was good and service was friendly. The spaghetti with roasted tomatoes was delicious.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great brunch, good space
    rebt
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    nice brunch spot brought two (well behaved) young kids, and found it appropriate food was very good
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • emma
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Great kale salad and salmon was excellent with interesting veggies. Brussel sprouts as a side was flavorful.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Would consider for company event
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    Date night dinner was good, not great. Dining room felt a bit hotel-like. Cookie cutter furniture. Drab neutrals. No charm or personality. However, given first impression, food was surprisingly inventive. Diver scallops with basil was a first for me. Will not likely go back for dinner - lots of NYC area restaurants with inventive menus and interesting decor – but would consider for a company event. I caught a glimpse of a private party in the downstairs space that (for me) had the right ambiance. Dim but well distributed light, low ceiling, rich color palette. Felt special and much more considered than the main floor.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always lovely
    Marthamom
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    A go to place for relaxing elegant meal. Sunday evenings are especially nice... Quiet, filled with neighborhood folks.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Homey, Comfortable Feel
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    We read that this place is mobbed for brunch; we went on Sunday evening and you could have shot a cannon thro the dining room. Solid menu with relatively low price points. Not sure I'd go out of my way for the experience.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Disappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    This is the first time where the food was so disappointing. In particular, the salmon was too salty. It was so salty that my mouth was left with an aftertaste the next day (salt may have caused some sort of irritation). So now when I think of Jane's, I am reminded by that salty salmon. I selected Jane's at the spur of the moment with a friend and colleague. I thought, selecting Jane's, was a sure bet. My other visits have been great and I even attended a wedding reception in the lower level. I am sure this was an aberration but your taste buds could care less about that fact.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Bubbles123
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    Came here last Sunday after not having come in 4 years. Ambiance was great, service was great, seated quickly with a reservation, but the food was not what I remembered it to be, which is why I gave this review a 3 star. Maybe it was the dishes we picked but we were both disappointed with the chef's beef eggs Benedict and the huevos rancheros.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent brunch!
    Horrified
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    So rare to find a spot that has great food, a drink deal, and takes reservations for brunch! Great hostesses and server.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • such good food!
    nycfoodie
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    Amazing service and amazing food!!! Only thing I wish is that since on Sundays they can't serve alcohol before 12 that they at least have other options
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding food!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    What a fantastic surprise! The chef has taken what look like the standard menu items of Filet Mignon and Grilled Swordfish and created a taste sensation for each dish. Desserts unbelievable too. You have to visit this restaurant!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Overbearing and Loud.
    TheStigVIP
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    Restaurant was too loud, and service was too overbearing.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Amazing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Service, atmosphere, and goes the extra to please their customers!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always good
    davidandclark
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Once again, a pleasure The biscuits are a must try
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • MikoVIP
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Large brunch menu, good food, large portions and friendly service. Delicious potatoes! A little on the pricey side but I would go back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic
    MissL
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    I had the prime rib which was simply the best thing I have ever eaten (only available on Saturdays). Our waiter was great and made really good recommendations. Not a bad thing to say. Excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Brunch
    Comet
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Perfect stop for a great brunch or lunch! A bit noisy but staff is friendly and vibe is young!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Good, not great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    I'm a picky brunch eater in a city of amazing brunch places. The service was excellent, and the food was good, but left a little something to be desired. That being said, the french toast was excellent. The space has a cafeteria feel. The private room downstairs looked really nice.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • consistently good food!
    live2eat
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Enjoyed our brunch at Jane again! Took a friend who is a native New Yorker who had never been. She loved it!! We will be back Donna from Baltimore
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • my friends fell in love!
    Kitkat1428
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    My friends kept raving about the place. I had been there before but they hadn't. They said it absolutely made their trip to NYC!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Brunch
    SusanVIP
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Delicious brunch food, with upbeat vibrant atmosphere!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food is good...
    bism12
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    I've been to Jane several times in the past and loved it. Unfortunately, that's no longer the case. I had a 2 pm reservation and arrived at 1:40 pm. Checked in with the hostess, was told table would be ready closer to 2. I had no idea how much closer to 2 so I checked back at 1:55. I was told to come back at 2:00 or 2:02. Um ok. Meanwhile, there are people arriving later than I did being seated. Check back again at 2:15. Table still isn't ready. Finally got seated at 2:30 pm. Before our plates were empty, a guy came by and took them away. Food is good but there are 100 other restaurants within arms reach with great food. Oh and they no longer offer a free mimosa with your $18 french toast. No brainer for me, I won't be returning.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fantastic brunch
    Reviewer
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    I would go back every weekend if I could. Delightful food and wonderful ambiance. A reservation is a necessity.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Good solid choice in the Village for a casual evening out.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always a good choice
    Bklyn
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Jane is our go to place for consistently good high quality food with a diverse enough selection to apeal to most. The space is large enough space that you can talk without feeling on top on your neighbor and it can accommodate larger groups.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great Sunday special
    Jake
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Jane was terrific. The service was excellent and friendly. The Sunday special--flat iron steak, pomme frites, with bernaise sauce---for only $19.95! Delicious and a great price.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic brunch experience.
    AR26
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    My experience at Jane was phenomenal in all regards. The food, the service, the ambience, were all unparalleled. I would come back here without hesitation.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I like it anyway
    Meal123
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    I'm a fan of Jane, and so, despite uncharacteristically bad service on this last visit, I'll go again. The menu is interesting and the good is tasty. Also, the cocktails were delicious (and strong).
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • LOVED it so much
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We went for dinner, then back for brunch the next day! Food was amazing :)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not just for brunch!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Excellent food ambience, service. Dinner was delicious. Service very attentive and friendly A great place for a romantic evening out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Jane! Brava!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Jane never disappoints. Food, drinks—including wine—and service are reliably consistent and wonderful. An oasis in a crazy world.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • awesome
    jennyb
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Everything was great! would come back again and again. Food was relish!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • blah
    boppingwinefoodVIP
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Theres such a hype about this place -i didnt quite get it. the service was great I'm not going to lie however the eggs benedict And the everything crepee we ordered werenot properly seasoned missing salt and lacking flavor. the decoration is basic, there's nothing unique about it I would probably go to the Smiths over Jane any time
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Don't Go Sunday Before Noon
    Tay13J
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    My husband and I visited Jane from out of town because we read their brunch was amazing. Though the prices were a little higher than what we were looking for they advertised that a cocktail was included with every meal. Well, that made the entree prices very appealing. However, due to NY law, they couldn't sell alcohol before noon on Sunday (we had 10:30 reservations). They offered complementary juice... but not coffee. Which baffled me. But anyway, the food was good. My husband loved the biscuits and gravy. The french toast was to die for! I also had the rancheros but didn't like the soft tortilla and I thought the salsa was bland (out of a jar generic).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best brunch ever!!
    debbyx1xVIP
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    We took a weekend trip to NYC with friends and just love Jane!! We had been here with the same friends two years ago and had brunch at Jane but I think the food this weekend surpassed our first experience here. We ate at wonderful restaurants all weekend but my favorite meal was at Jane. Can't wait to take my boys there!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun & Tasty Start to the Night
    BeeeJay
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    On a recent Saturday evening we arrived on time for our 9pm reservation and were seated promptly in a comfortable corner booth. We ordered a variety of appetizers, entrees, sides and numerous specialty drinks. The service was outstanding and the food and drinks were tasty and interesting. We enjoyed an ideal dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Brunch
    Restaddt
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    While brunches usually serve the regulars, I love that Jane expands their eggs Benedict selections, putting crab cake and grits instead of the traditional english muffin. I really do love it, although perhaps if they could do their grits slightly flatter so there's not so much, it would be most excellent balance otherwise. Potatoes were really good! If they could take the greasy out of the bacon slightly, it was slightly off putting to see all of that grease shining in the dim light. French toast was very very good, although I do wish other fruits such as blueberries or raspberries were options, even for a dollar more. Drinks were good - bloody mary's came with olives/green tomato instead of celery, or an option for diners would be great.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • An excellent surprise
    BuzzwordVIP
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    We spent the long weekend in NYC and mapping out places to eat is always a challenge. I chose "Jane" based on some good reviews...and on a whim. We could not have been happier with the outcome. Our dinner at "Jane" was by far and away the best meal we had in our four days in NYC. The house special on Mondays turned out to be the best fried chicken (really!) I've ever had. And the ribs are outstanding. To validate our food-swooning, we heard much ooohing and ahhhing from the diners at nearby tables. Add to that, the wait staff are excellent; attentive, friendly and gracious. To make our experience even more remarkable: our $$ tab was about half of what we spent at other restaurants over the weekend. "Jane" is definitely a winner!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.