its great to have this addition
its great to have this addition to the neighborhood. very nice staff and great food. I hope they maintain their cheerfulness and quality as the years go on. But in either case, welcome to the neighborhood!
4/30/2013 4:00:00 PM
Something different for the neighborhood. Light and airy, wonderful food , excellent service and charming ambience. My only complaint would be that I would like all windows to be open to the street - really open! As a very local resident I will certainly come back often.
5/1/2013 4:00:00 PM
Beautiful restaurant, with
Beautiful restaurant, with uniquely bold elements to draw you inside and make you linger. Friendly, welcoming staff—especially the bartenders, who were very attentive and fun.
We didn't try much of the food, but the spring vegetable salad was flavorful with nice textures, cottage fries were OK, and burger was decent. Nothing memorable about the food (the wine wasn't bad, either) based on what we ate, but we'll definitely return, if only just to hang at the bar.
Now, the music. Unlike the rest of the place which feels thoughtfully curated and considered, the music was a random, mediocre hodgepodge. We did like the volume which wasn't so loud that you couldn't carry a conversation comfortably, but please reconsider what you play!
5/13/2013 4:00:00 PM
Great Potential, But A Little Off
Great potential with this restaurant, and quality food. Service, however, was slow. Perhaps this was caused by problems with the kitchen. In addition, out of many wines and a few appetizers. A lot of the glitches hopefully will be ironed out in the next few weeks/mths since the restaurant is so new.
5/28/2013 4:00:00 PM
New go-to spot!
I absolutely love this place. Was there the first week and it is my new go-to when ever I have to plan a night in the city or have friends in town. Service is friendly and the food is outstanding. Every place has growing pains in the beginning, and even though they have made some changes since opening day, it remains consistent and continues to win me over every time. The restaurant is simply beautiful.
6/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
I have been to Charlemagne five time since it opened. Each visit was memorable - sevice is friendly and professional. The food is always delicious and fresh. And the oysters are divine! I do miss the skate from the original menu, but as I was told by one of my servers, they are constantly refining the menu and changing it according to what is fresh and seasonal at market. Bravo!
7/2/2013 12:00:00 AM
The food was very good and the space is very old New York in feel. It's great to have a nice bistro in the neighborhood.
7/11/2013 5:00:00 PM
Great food - new spot in town
Open since 9 weeks only, this restaurant is a great gem I strongly recommend. Food is amazing, we had both meat and fish and we were really satisfied. The wine list is also very notable.
7/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
Authentic atmosphere with attentive service. The tables are adequately spaced so you don't feel cramped in like in your average West Village restaurant. We'll definitively be back!
7/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
An easy choice
Simple yet tastefully created French bistro cuisine. Great spot to pop into for a glass of wine and some steak frites with some delicious hericot verts.
7/24/2013 12:00:00 AM
Perfect neighborhood restaurant.
Perfect neighborhood restaurant. I've eaten here 3 or 4 times and it has always been very satisfying. A great addition to the area.
8/8/2013 12:00:00 AM
Don't believe the summer reviews.
I read the negative reviews from the past summer and took a leap of faith to go anyway. I am certainly glad I did. It was the perfect neighborhood restaurant to meet a friend and catch up. The service was warm and friendly and food original and to taste.
9/11/2013 12:00:00 AM
A great Find
place looked really nice from outside so made a reservation..what a surprise as food was wonderful, service great and no crowds or noise..perhaps that was good for us but not for restaurant...i imagine place will catch on and then be too noisy but for now it was a pleasure..a place to surely go back to
9/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great neighborhood addition
I love this restaurant. The oysters, the ambience, the beautiful tin ceiling, and the fact that you are never rushed. In addition you can hear your friends as the room never gets too noisy. The Arctic char was crispy and moist and the Brunello, my favorite wine, was delicious. I have been there a few times with friends and family and everyone loves it. Tuna tartar and grilled squid lovely, and I always get the kale and apple salad which is perfect.
10/18/2013 12:00:00 AM
This was my third time there
This was my third time there but the first for dinner. The place has a nice long bar so it's a great place to meet friends for a glass of wine or two. The bartender was friendly and helpful. I had the leg oh lamb for dinner and it was perfect. I will definitely be there again
10/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great Food, Fun Atmosphere
Everything was delicious! Only beer and wine, which we didn't know in advance, but that was ok. We'll definitely go back. They waiter, manager, and owner were all very hospitable and warm and friendly.
11/1/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great New Spot in the West Village
This is a great new spot on the West Village...good simple dishes prepared well in a beautifully designed space. This is simple bistro fare done well.
11/20/2013 4:00:00 PM