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180 Prince St.
New York, NY 10012
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$31 to $50
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Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Nightly: 5:30pm - 1:00am
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Private Room
Private Party Facilities:
Private room seats up to 22 guests.
Private Party Contact:
Eddie Hudson (212) 966-3518
Between Sullivan and Thompson Streets
N or R to Prince St.
C or E to Spring St.
Nearest parking lot is approx. 4 blocks away on W. 4th St., between Macdougal and 6th Ave.
A word from Raoul's
Casual French bistro open and thriving for over 30 years in the heart of SoHo.
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Diners' Choice Winner
Best Restaurants in SoHo
Had the skate fish and colleague
had the halibut. both were delicious. starters and desert were also tasty."
Dined on 7/20/2014
Raoul's makes for the most
reliably perfect evening every time. Food and atmosphere are top notch."
Dined on 7/18/2014
Enjoyed the food. Service was
good. And would not recommend for family with kids. A Lot pictures of beautiful but nude bodies. For couples , yes. Kind of romantic atmosphere."
Dined on 7/12/2014
I was in Raoul's several times,
but the last night was forgettable. I asked Fois gras and It came cold, the pate was good. After I took skate. It came swimming in a sauce with tomatoes and basil that killed the taste of the fish. The profiteroles were good"
Dined on 7/1/2014
this place is a great food great
service we couldn't have asked for a better night I had the monk fish which was delicious and my wife had the chicken which is one of the best chicken she's ever had"
Dined on 6/28/2014
You can never go wrong eating at
Raoul's. There's a reason it's been in business for 30 years. I have never had a bad meal there. It is always consistent. It's a cool, hip place. And the food is straight forward. The chef is not trying to be trendy. It's French Bistro at it's finest. I adore the place. I could go every week."
Dined on 6/28/2014
We had an outstanding dinner lots
of fresh local veggies and good meat/fish. Would happily return for another memorable dinner."
Dined on 6/26/2014
Somehow laid back and bustling at
the same time. Over the years, this place delivers the same great food and service that have kept it an NYC classic."
Dined on 6/24/2014
Had wonderful night as usual.
Great food, great vibe. Everyone makes you feel so welcome. The best!"
Dined on 6/20/2014
My second time here. The foie
gras was delicate, rich and made to perfection -- delicious."
Dined on 6/14/2014
Had the steak fries, a nice steak
cooked just right. The fries were nice and crispy! A bit dark restaurant, small and you sit VERY close to the table next door! (They actually have to move the table for you to get in and sit)."
Dined on 6/8/2014
Raoul's was better than expected.
I have walked by for years and finally tried the place. Food was very good for the price, wait staff was attentive and very polite. They couldn't seat is in a booth since they were being held for regulars most likely but the chairs were comfy enough. We will return "
Dined on 5/31/2014
We celebrated our 22nd anniversary
here. Try to get to NYC couple times a year so choosing this dinner was difficult. This was the perfect dinner. Service was excellent; relaxed yet professional. Great atmosphere. Our steaks & frisée salads were amazing. If I lived in the area this would be a go to spot for dinner. "
Dined on 5/26/2014
Though established in 1975,
Raoul's harkens back to an older vibe, redolent of Chanel No. 5, small waists, and Sinatra. The food is great, the wine list is small but well chosen, and the atmosphere summons your sexiness. You'll dream in French after dinner, I promise. Wait staff are superb, the neighborhood is fun. Book it well in advance. "
Dined on 5/25/2014
Very nice ,seating is very
tight Small menu Nice neighborhood "
Dined on 5/25/2014
The paintings need a finer
curatorial touch to mix with the memorabilia. It would bring the once vibrant art scene back to life for so many people who still associate Soho with the vanguard of contemporary culture. Although the paintings and drawings selection represent a side of French taste for the accidental they should be more intentionally representative of vanguard portrait painters. "
Dined on 5/20/2014
We made a reservation for my
girlfriend's birthday. The food was great, the wine was excellent and the host remembered I mentioned it was her birthday and brought out a birthday cake. We were sad that the garden room is now closed (not because of the restaurant but because of the way it was built it violates emergency exit requirements). Regardless the service was excellent as well and the waiter was extremely friendly. We are definitely coming back for another nice dinner. "
Dined on 5/19/2014
I had such a great time dinning at
Raouls after a long trip from CA. Too bad they were out of my favorite Beef Tartar..."
Dined on 5/18/2014
Really enjoyed the ambience here -
great energy inside of the restaurant, and the decor itself is very reminiscent to that of a hidden Parisian bar/restaurant. I had the grilled octopus salad to start. It was good, but wasn't phenomenal. It would have been better if it had a little bit of a char to it, but it was good. I had the skate wing for an entree, and it was delicious. I've never had skate before, but it was one of the better seafood items I've had in NYC. Overall a great experience."
Dined on 5/17/2014
As always, Raoul's was great.
Invited friends who had never been to Raoul's and they loved the atmosphere, the food, the service and everything else."
Dined on 5/2/2014
Great experience the moment I
walked in the door, food was exceptional."
Dined on 4/30/2014
I took my parents here for their
30th wedding anniversary and our experience was great. Obviously, the steak was our go-to meal, which didn't disappoint! Can't wait to go back"
Dined on 4/27/2014
It was our first time at this
bistro and we will be back. Good bread, good appetizer's, followed by two wonderful main courses. We tried to resist desert but over came and enjoyed that as well. "
Dined on 4/24/2014
I use to go in this place since 7
years. As a french I am able to compare with french restaurants in Paris. At the begining it was just great. Since I have the feeling Raoul changed the Chef keepîng the same items on their menu. Big mistake. You get the air but not the song ! It was my last Time for me."
Dined on 4/21/2014
We had an amazing meal! The wine
was OK, but the food really exceeded expectations as did the service."
Dined on 4/14/2014
Very good food, but too noisy,
cramped booth, indifferent service. Maybe try it on a week night, not a Friday as we did."
Dined on 4/11/2014
While space in NYC is always at a
premium, it seems Raoul's is eager to stuff as many patrons in per square foot as possible. Furthermore, the noise level was elevated due to the dubious song being played, mostly vocals, which makes it difficult for diners to think and speak without being distracted. In summary, good meals were spoiled by the cramp conditions and unnecessary noise."
Dined on 4/6/2014
Sat at the bar. Bartender was
friendly and a pro. It's a NY classic so can't go wrong with regular dining or even bringing clients here for entertaining."
Dined on 4/2/2014
We have been eating here for quite
a few years and it is just as good as it was. It seems they have lost the use of the yard and that is a shame. Inside is fine but you'll have to make sure reservations are made."
Dined on 3/30/2014
Raoul's was exceptional in every
way. It is not fancy, but is a real French bistro, with a very vibrant scene and great food. The energy in the restaurant is non stop. Service does a very nice job in a very tightly spaced room. But even with that, it is a fun experience. This is not a place to go if you want a quiet out with your significant other, but if you want a fun night out with great food, Raoul's is a great choice. The Chicken and the Steak Frites are both exceptional dishes cooked to perfection."
Dined on 3/29/2014
Step through the door into Paris
in the 80s - it was like a trip back in time. And what a good one. Service and food extraordinary. We had the steal au poivre, and it was delicious. Chicken also excellent. Our waiter was a little snooty - another touch of Paris - but he warmed up when someone in our group spoke some French, of course. Great night out, the way dining in NYC used to be. Crowded, loud and fabulous. We will definitely return."
Dined on 3/28/2014
Raouls is old school amazing.
food..atmosphere.excellent waiter staff,"
Dined on 3/27/2014
This was about my fifth time at
Raoul's. I have never been disappointed. The food is excellent, and the atmosphere is at once boisterous and intimate. I'm not sure how they pull it off, but this is one of my favorite restaurants in the City."
Dined on 3/27/2014
The food was so delicious but what
made it even more special was that the service was over the top."
Dined on 3/21/2014
Ate here with two coworker
buddies. It's a little cramped but the good, service and vibe are so memorable you aren't thinking "damn this is a tight squeeze" (which it is). Steak Au Poivre might have a bit too much peppercorn for some, but the sauce is just ridiculous."
Dined on 3/20/2014
This was our second time at Raouls
and everything was perfect - from cocktails to appetizers to dinner recommendations from our server to dessert - just perfect."
Dined on 3/15/2014
Every time we visit NYC we dine at
Raoul's. As usual, we were delighted with our meal and the service was terrific. I would recommend this spot to anyone looking for a great NY experience."
Dined on 3/15/2014
This used to be one of my favorite
restaurants in New York. You'd walk in and feel like you were stepping into a great old bistro in Paris. Great food, great wine, and great service used to be the rule. Now, instead, you have pushy staff who cannot seem to be bothered to help a customer. It took three requests to get water from our server and two to get extra pickled vegetables with our Foie Gras Mousse. That being said, the food remains stellar. The crab toasts are a dream, and we nearly licked the jar that held the foie gras mousse. Roast chicken and skate were both cooked perfectly, with unique and delicious accompaniments. The experience though would improve with better lighting and service."
Dined on 3/11/2014
The food is outstanding. The Steak
au Poivre and fries are the best! Creme' Brûlée is yummy as well as everything else eaten here. The wine list is affordable with some really nice selections. I love the booths and the overall ambiance of Raoul's. The artwork is so much more than expected at the this beautiful Soho gem. Art of all variety adorns the walls and spaces, they should offer art tours during the day when it's not so crowded and you can really appreciate it all. I will be back and am so thankful to have found this historic bistro that totally reminds me of Paris."
Dined on 2/26/2014
While flying to NYC for vacation a
local setting next to me told me Raoul's was one of his favorite restaurant's. I was staying in the lower east side so I decided to try it. I agree with the local's this is a neighborhood gem. The food was fantastic, service great."
Dined on 2/23/2014
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