Casa La Femme
Casa La Femme

Casa La Femme

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://casalafemmeny.com/
  • Phone: (212) 505-0005x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 12pm- 4:00pm
    Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 12:00am,
    Thursday: 5:00pm - 1:00am
    Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 3:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Egyptian, Middle Eastern
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Casa la Femme offers both on and off site catering for large events as well as restaurant rentals catered by other groups.
  • Private Party Facilities: At Casa la Femme, we are very accommodating of large parties. Our chiffon tents provide intimacy even amongst a bustling restaurant, and for a more private experience arrangements may be made to rent out restaurant space.
  • Private Party Contact: Sarina 2125050005x
  • Entertainment: Casa la Femme features a performance by a bellydancer every night. Show times are-
    Sunday through Wednesday: 9:15pm,
    Thursday: 9:15pm & 11:30pm
    Friday: 9:15pm & 12:30am
    Saturday: 7:30pm, 9:15pm & 12:30am.



    For further entertainment, a DJ plays at Casa La Femme Friday and Saturday from 9:30pm until closing.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Greenwich St. & Washington St.
  • Public Transit: Casa la Femme is conveniently located only a few blocks from the Christopher St. station on the 1 and within walking distance of the 8th Ave stop on the L.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Parking Garage is available on Perry St. and Washington St.
A word from Casa La Femme
Casa La Femme's menu highlights authentic Egyptian food, including traditional dishes and irresistible new tastes. Our cocktail list features premium liquors,and exotic flavors including tamarind, mango, and hibiscus. You may choose to experience our restaurant under one of our private tents where the prix fixe menu and the intimate atmosphere will provide you with the finest dining experience. Outside the tent, you may select either the prix fixe or a la carte menu. After dinner, you may relax in the lounge with a shisha pipe to the tantalizing music of our DJ or bellydancer.
We offer guests an unforgettable experience that goes well beyond our delectable cuisine and inspired cocktails. For a truly special evening, be it drinks with friends, a dinner date, or a group celebration, Casa La Femme is the most tantalizing choice you can make.


Please indicate your table choice, inside or outside the tents, when making your reservation.
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Casa La Femme reviews from OpenTable diners
44 reviews since May 23, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food4.1
    Service3.7
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
romantic (29)special occasion (25)good for groups (22)neighborhood gem (18)fit for foodies (13)hot spot (13)vibrant bar scene (12)late-night find (12)notable wine list (5)great for brunch (4)great for outdoor dining (4)scenic view (4)great for lunch (3)kid-friendly (1)Show More
  • Suprisingly incredible food
    GabouVIP
    Dined on 1/11/2014
    After not having been for 3 years I decided I wanted to have my intimate birthday dinner there - I just remembered the vibrant Moroccan decor. The food (and service) were incredible. Definitely try the lambchops! I want to go back every day, and I live in the west village where there are amazing restaurants on every block.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • An exciting and satisfying
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 1/4/2014
    An exciting and satisfying dining and entertaining A La Meditteranean style!!!
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great for a special occasion Belly
    SD28VIP
    Dined on 12/28/2013
    Great for a special occasion Belly dancer comes around at 10pm! skip the cocktails and go for wine
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • THE BEST IN LOWER MANHATTAN
    mikeybrownstone
    Dined on 12/22/2013
    GREAT FOOD, GREAT AMBIANCE, GREAT BELLY DANCER, ALWAYS GREAT, GREAT, GREAT...THE MOST ROMANTIC RESTERAUNT IN NYC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Meh
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 12/18/2013
    Like most Middle Eastern restaurants in New York, Casa La Femme tries to hard to be different, hip, and cool and forgets to focus on the basics. As a result, the experience is mediocre at best. The place is well decorated, but the music is too loud. The wait staff speaks no Arabic, which makes ordering very difficult since the whole menu is in Arabic. This was very frustrating and it did lead to the waitress messing up my order. The food is good, but the portions are small and everything was too spicy (Egyptian food is not spicy). For the amount of food we got, the roughly $60 a person price is a rip off (no alcohol). There was a belly dancer. She was actually quite good by my standards. It was okay, but I'm not going back.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great
    Birthday
    Dined on 12/15/2013
    I celebrated my 25th Birthday and the energy was great. My waiter was awesome, the food was great. I loved loved loved the belly dancer it was awesome. My friends as well enjoyed the space the ambience was great, very intimate very romantic and I loved every moment of it. It was a great choice for my 25th birthday my friends enjoyed it I loved it. Would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone that wants an intimate gathering. very great experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • So Fun
    Omyra
    Dined on 12/13/2013
    The ambience is amazing! Beautiful decor and the belly dancer was great. Definitely a fun experience. The lamb chops were amazing!!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The music was far too loud,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 12/13/2013
    The music was far too loud, as though they are trying to be a club rather than a restaurant.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Special place, special treatment
    rebeck
    Dined on 11/29/2013
    My husband and I just celebrated our anniversary by having a delicious dinner in a tented table at Casa La Femme. We were treated like royalty. The ambience alone was worth the price, and our food was excellent! We'll go again, and next time we'll take friends!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Casa La Femme experience
    dinnerfor2
    Dined on 11/16/2013
    Overall the service was great, the food was amazing! I definitely recommend this spot of a special occasion. The atmosphere was wonderful and the belly dancers made the place even more lively.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, scenic view, notable wine list, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Could have been better
    Foodie123
    Dined on 11/16/2013
    As nice as this place is, I am disappointed by the fact the staff insisted the dancer would come to the main level and perform. Sorry, but simply not the case. I had to stand behind people on the top level, and thank god I did or I would have missed EVERYTHING. While the food is good, they don't give you enough. Pretty plates, leaving you wanting more, probably cause they are serving you a fraction of what they should be. Oh, and the waiter brought us another couples meal. If they are going to charge they way they do, I'd expect a little more.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • ambience is very nice food is good
    alex
    Dined on 11/16/2013
    had party there service was a bit slow we had pre fix so most of the time table was empty and for a party it was a bit odd. but experience was great i would recommend visiting at least once
    Special Features:
    romantic, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Experience for Birthday!
    TrustDre
    Dined on 11/15/2013
    I my girlfriend to celebrate her birthday. We had a great time, nice romantic place. Looks like it would also be good for groups. Good wine, good music. The food was not blow you away food but was fresh and good. There was a belly dancer but she started a little late and the place is big for just one dancer. She was very good and made it fun. I have already told friends they should check it out.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, romantic, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing food and great for
    AnnoymousVIP
    Dined on 11/14/2013
    Amazing food and great for special occasison. Just be prepared that the place is pretty expensive. It is worth the price but nevetheless steep in its price. So be prepared not to fall of the chair if you have good and drinks!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Hidden costs
    KatieCR
    Dined on 11/2/2013
    Ridiculously expensive for what we got. We asked for flat water assuming we would not be charged for tap water - wrong, $8 for water. We ordered a trio of dips, which we $8 each for about 2 tablespoons. The place gets really loud as well. The service was good, but I will definitely not be coming here again. For what we got, it wasn't worth over $100/head.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great romantic dinner
    FantasticVIP
    Dined on 10/26/2013
    Delicious food, great lighting. Belly dancer was amazing. Will definitely go again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • This was my sixth it seventh
    MIkeDVIP
    Dined on 10/16/2013
    This was my sixth it seventh time hear and it never disappoints. People are nice, food is great, belly dancers a nice touch. Great place for a date or a small group of friends.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Eh
    PlanetBob
    Dined on 10/10/2013
    The food was average. I wouldn't go back but might be a fun place for the hooks and belly dancer.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Outstanding Experience!
    FoodandWineLover
    Dined on 9/29/2013
    Dined for a special occasion. Fantastic culinary creations served with smiles and professionalism, by staff who are very knowledgeable about the food and traditions of this style of cuisine. Definitely recommend the seating "inside the tent"! The belly dancer was amazing and even involved a few of the patrons in the show, inviting them to dance alongside periodically throughout the routine.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Saturday's dinner
    Bunny
    Dined on 9/28/2013
    The food and the service was above my expectations. I will be back very soon with more girlfriends. Thanks again
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience!
    TastingNYVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2013
    I went for a girls' night out, and we had a great experience from start to finish. Even beforehand, I was immediately impressed with the service when I called with a question about my reservation. The design and decor of both the restaurant and bar/lounge was spectacular. We sat at a tented table, which had an exotic vibe and enough privacy for candid girl talk. The service was very friendly, accommodating, attentive, and we never felt rushed. We ordered from the prix-fixe menu, and everything was delicious! Some of the portions appeared small but were deceptively filling. The homemade sesame pita and dips were amazing, and the cocktails were creative and yummy. A bellydancer performed partway through the meal, which was a cool touch.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beautiful place, great food!
    zana
    Dined on 9/21/2013
    Place is gorgeous. Food was great. Service great and very friendly staff. A bit pricey but well worth it. Will definitely go back again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, romantic, notable wine list, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing food & great atmosphere
    Susan
    Dined on 9/21/2013
    We went as a group of 6 to celebrate a birthday and ordered almost 1 of everything on the menu. Everything from the appetizers to the entrees to the dessert was delicious. The atmosphere is decadant and the bellydancer was great! We waited over 40 minutes for our table and the staff could've been friendlier or nicer, however they did bring over shots for us as an apology for the delay. Overall I would definitely go back and would recommend the restaurant to those looking for something fun, romantic, or celebatory.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overpriced hookak
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/14/2013
    Hookah was way too overpriced , and so was a side of pita bread . 2 pita breads $12 .. A little ridiculous
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 5 stars hands down!
    MissMay11
    Dined on 8/31/2013
    I took my boyfriend here for our second date. I was so nervous and wanted everything to be perfect. We were greeted right away by a beautiful young lady and seated at the bar until our table was ready with a big smile. He was so impressed by the decor and the ambience. I have been there before and you feel like your in a different world. We were seated at a romantic canopy table. He was very happy with his meal from the hummus to the crab cakes to the chicken entree. I just love the lamb chops! I am so happy he enjoyed my favorite restaurant and happy to share this with him. The belly dancer was an added bonus! We look forward to returning to our favorite restaurant shortly.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 33rd anniversary come true
    scotteeth
    Dined on 8/31/2013
    i was hesitant after reading about slow service problems, but we found all aspects of our evening to be perfect. short stay at the bar as table tent was prepared, accommodating and attentive waitress, not rushed yet well timed course delivery. my wife thought the grilled bronzini was 'unbelievable' and my vegetable tagine was very flavorful.....the privacy of our tent table added to the romance of the evening and we will definitely return!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice change-up
    Liz12334VIP
    Dined on 8/30/2013
    Casa La Femme had the most delicious hummus my boyfriend and I had ever had! The food was delicious and the decor was fun/exciting. It was a nice change-up from the typical trendy/fun NYC dinner option. The belly dancer performance during dinner definitely made the experience memorable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Visiting and enjoyed it
    Bradk
    Dined on 8/29/2013
    Great service food and atmosphere. Wife and I really enjoyed it !!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • surprisingly quiet
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/27/2013
    It's in a fairly random location but well known enough and good enough to draw a crowd yet it was completely empty on a Tuesday night. The restaurant is beautiful. The service would be excellent, but the servers were overly pushy and the food incredibly slow. It's a strange combination. Still, this restaurant is appealing because it's so unique and beautiful. The drinks were REALLY expensive and marginal. Also disappointing. Still, the place is stunning.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, bad service
    Visitingnyc
    Dined on 8/19/2013
    I had a terrible service, they didn't have my reservation ready, napkins were used, too noisy.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great double date
    EllyVIP
    Dined on 8/10/2013
    We went to Casa La Femme on a sat night at 830. We had the pre fix menu. Plenty of food. Excellent choices as very well prepared. Service and drinks also very good. Prices are typical of NYC restaurants $12-14 for drinks pre fix 60 pp. entertainment was okay!! The belly dancer came on at 930, only one show for abt 20min. She did a great job circulating through the crowd. Just wish there was a little more , maybe more thn one dancer or more than one show. Overall really fun night !!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice spot
    Virgin2Eaters
    Dined on 8/9/2013
    Overall the restaurant was ok, our waitress was very good and nice person. The seating with the table could have been better (not speaking of location but comfort.) the tent was very nice as I was told from a food critic friend. Overall my wife and I liked it. Thanks Casa Team.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The ambience was great. It
    Mish
    Dined on 8/3/2013
    The ambience was great. It was a bit dark inside but the place is lovely. Its a great place to celebrate an occasion or even for a party of 2 where you can sit in the tables set for two and have the curtains closed to make it more romantic. I was there for my birthday. The big issue that we had was the lack of service. We were seated at 9:30 but did not get drinks or appetizers till around 10:30 and entrees until 11:40. Very Very Very poor service. At least if the drinks came fast you wouldn't notice as much but we ordered a pitcher of sangria and it took about 40 mins to come. Overall, I would prob go there again but maybe not on a Sat and with a smaller party, maybe a date night or something.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Finest Egyptian food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/31/2013
    Wonderful ambience, very friendly owner/ manager. On a quiet mid-week evening with only the front half of the restaurant open, seating included hanging chairs on the sidewalk, velvet-cushioned accent chairs along the open-air front of the restaurant, semi-sheer curtained banquettes in back of the bar (VERY romantic and actually quite private). Pita was absolutely freshly made and piping hot. Belly dancer was engaging and talented. Many tables and groups (including us) stayed for 2 hours or more eating and drinking--recommend the babaganoush and the sogo!
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Worst service ever.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 6/27/2013
    I took my boyfriend here for a celebration dinner. I called to make sure the kitchen was open late and it was ok to come for a late dinner. They told me that is fine and that the kitchen is open till 1am. But when we got there at about 11pm, they insisted we order everything right away. Then completely ignored our table and even one of the servers complained loudly that they wanted to go home. The venue has a lot of potential, but not with the current service.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Amazing evening
    ptrckVIP
    Dined on 6/18/2013
    We picked Casa La Femme simply because it sounded exotic and the location was perfect for where we were that night. Our expectations were surpassed on every level. The service was incredibly attentive, the food was unbelievable - we had the prix fixe menu - from the delicious pita and dips to the last morsel of dessert. We sat for 2.5 hours and had a blast - wine, belly dancer, hookah, great conversation and, again, the food... Highly recommend! We will be back
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lovely evening!
    LamboVIP
    Dined on 6/13/2013
    This is the first time I have ever posted on Open Table, or anywhere! We went to Casa La Femme to celebrate my birthday and had a really great time. They delivered on all levels...food, service and ambience. The waiter, pretty sure his name is Travis (it was his second day), was very attentive and provided solid food recommendations (which was surprising, when he later told us it was his second day). Although my fish was on the cool side, they quickly took care of it. The belly dancers were terrific and encouraged participation, which was a lot of fun. In addition to our waiter, we were approached by many of the staff members, including the manager, it was clear they wanted to make sure we were enjoying ourselves.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • i went here for a girls night
    foodie2
    Dined on 6/12/2013
    i went here for a girls night out- it's a wonderful dining experience with a fun atmosphere, friendly staff and fabulous filling food. I can't wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great atmosphere nice decorumand
    badboy13
    Dined on 6/8/2013
    great atmosphere nice decorumand service was good.what was actually learned a little salty but very good
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, romantic, scenic view, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrible sevice
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 6/8/2013
    Belly dancing was fun Service was very slow and probably worst experience in Manhattan Will not go again
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic