The Odeon
The Odeon

The Odeon

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.theodeonrestaurant.com/
  • Phone: (212) 233-0507
  • Hours of Operation:

    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
    Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 10 am - 4:00 pm
    Dinner: Sunday & Monday: 5:30 pm - 11 pm, Tuesday & Wednesday: 5:30 pm - 12 am, Thursday - Saturday: 5:30 pm - 1 am
    Brasserie menu: Monday - Friday: 3 pm - 5:30 pm, Saturday - Sunday: 4 pm - 5:30 pm, Thursday - Saturday: 12 am - 1 am



    Outside seating is available on a first come, first served basis every day , weather permitting.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Pay with OpenTable,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, French
  • Executive Chef: Vincent Nargi
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Prix-fixe menus are available for large parties.
  • Private Party Contact: Aaron Crowley 2122330507

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Thomas Street
  • Public Transit: 1,2,3 Train to Chambers Street
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from The Odeon
This classic French American Bistro has been a landmark in Tribeca since 1980. Friendly service with great food!
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The Odeon reviews from OpenTable diners
140 reviews since July 31, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
98% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (94)fit for foodies (48)great for lunch (47)good for groups (42)great for brunch (41)hot spot (41)late-night find (41)vibrant bar scene (25)kid-friendly (24)special occasion (23)romantic (21)great for outdoor dining (21)notable wine list (13)scenic view (2)Show More
  • ElizabethVIP
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    Great neighborhood classic. Perfect for a date or a dinner with friends. Notable highlights: the french onion soup, duck confit, steak au poivre!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • delicious eggs benedict.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    the Benedict sauce was truly delicious. Not artificial or out of a packet. The rest of the food was just okay the potatoes were greasy. I ordered a side of bacon. It was paper thin tasteless and dry. I am used to a side of bacon with a nice beefy piece of delicious flavor. Not here. Do not order the bacon. They heat their coffee cups but never told anyone. The liquid and cup were so HOT I burned my lip and tongue. I told the waiter wow thats a hot cup of coffee he said Oh yes we heat our mugs. Overall the ambience was very nice I would not come back here.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great place to bring out of towners
    Anniversary
    Dined on 11/17/2014
    On a pouring-rain-all-day kind of day, this was a great place for a long lunch with out of town friends, after a visit to the 9/11 memorial and museum. Attentive service, no rushing and good hot soup. Not a bargain (drinks are expensive), but just right for that day and that group.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect Place For Work Dinner
    EMarie
    Dined on 11/13/2014
    Scallops a la plancha (with bacon jus) were incredible. Perfect portions, well mannered staff, great place for after work.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good spot but cramped
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 11/13/2014
    They are really packing them in these days. I made a reservation but still ended up right outside the kitchen. The food is good, not great, it's a good neighborhood spot.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BonnieVIP
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    Not realizing until after we made the reservation that we were going to be in a time bind created some stress for us but after telling the waiter of our situation he did everything to make sure we were out on time without making us feel any more rushed than we already felt. In addition, one of the managers came by (having been told by the waiter no doubt ) to check on us. How thoughtful and accommodating of everyone! No wonder The Odeon is our go-to neighborhood restaurant.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always divine.
    Princess7VIP
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    Our neighborhood favorite. We dine at least 1x week. Great with friends and great for kids. Food and menu consistently great. Service amazing and lovely. Ambiance is old school NYC. Love!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Average
    Marylander
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    The Odeon was once a special place but it now seems very run of the mill. I would not have expected so many high chairs and very young diners. The brunch menu wasn't exactly inspired, but the prices would've had you believe it was something more unusual. All in all very unremarkable.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Green26
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Everything was good from the online booking and later increase in reservation online, to the increase in the reservation number again when we arrived, to the waiter (originally from Arkansas), to the food. Worked out perfect for us. While I live in Montana, I lived in NYC years ago, and have been to Odeon multiple times--although not recently.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • no wonder it's lasted
    kaykayVIP
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    consistently good, always hopping, never disappoints.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Haven't been here in years
    Mags
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    The Odeon holds up very well. It was early, so the noise level was not bad at all. Food came out FAST. Good quality, very polite & attentive service.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The best tuna burger in town
    Harp28VIP
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    We keep coming back for the tuna burger. Excellent.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    First meal in the city on a guys' long weekend trip to NYC. Great start to our dining, highly recommend the tuna burger. Delicious.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Still Classy
    Banditnyc
    Dined on 11/5/2014
    Although I have been going here for years, Odeon is still a classy place to go with new friends and old. It's just a great ! I love it. And frankly with all the places to eat this place still has held up! Xo love it!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never fails.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    Perfect for us. Don't know what we'd do without it.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Downtown NY scene
    Jerome
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    Energetic, friendly staff, good ambiance. Our California friends loved it.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    We always look forward to visiting The Odeon when in New York - it was fabulous as always!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing Food
    Matt
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Probably had the best sea bass I've ever had over the weekend. Just an amazing job with the food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great for dinner w out-of-towners
    AuntiechachaVIP
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    This place is classic... The last of the great French "diners," following the passing of Bellvue and Cafw Florent. Good is great, atmosphere is classically New York... Upscale and smidge downscale in a perfect blend. My guests LOVED the experience... As I always do!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BonnieVIP
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    On a miserably windy, rainy night, the Odeon was just the place to seek refuge. Drinks as always are good and so is the food though I have written before and write again that the entire menu needs an update. The few specials of the day, listed, described and with prices, are a choice from the limited main menu, but inadequate for those of us who are now bored with the food. I understand not tweaking a winner, but still....
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Classic
    HDG1
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Old time NYC - great service - moderate pricing - Bistro dining as it should be...only criticism is the tight seating....you'll make friends with the folks next to you. Overall a great experience. Been there at least six times - and we'll go back. Great for late night or for brunch.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our favorite neighborhood gem
    Princess7VIP
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    We dine here 2-3x week. Our favorite neighborhood gem for years. Great for an early dinner with kids. Great for brunch/lunch/dinner with friends. Food is consistently delicious with great daily specials to mix it up. Staff and service are beyond friendly and amazing. Great ambiance. Always packed....in a good way. Highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Spectacular
    LuvNYC
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    What an amazing introduction to the restaurant scene in New York. Stunning Art Deco decor with just the right lighting. Sensational service both at the bar and at the table. The food was to die for. Elegant flavours paired together in such a complimentary way and so so delicious. A truly amazing all round experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BonnieVIP
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    A perfect restaurant to recover from a day of moving! A welcomed cocktail began the evening. I was interested in the daily special oysters and the mussels. The advice I asked for from the waiter was spot-on and in fact I have ordered them again-=though they were not as good as they were this night. A special soup and the tuna burger always cooked as ordered by my companion completed a lovely meal.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best chicken ever
    Foodie
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    My partner and I remembered this restaurant as being excellent, and we weren't disappointed this time either. The chicken was moist and tender with the perfect balance of vegetables and jus. My mouth is watering just writing about it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Still Good
    frankofile
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Had brunch there the other Sunday and was told by my friends that they were looking forward to going again as they hadn't been back for many years. I had never been. We all had a great time......the service was truly outstanding and the food was terrific. We lingered longer than the proprietors would have liked but no one made us feel uncomfortable. I would definitely go back next time we travel to NY.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our NYC gem
    pgrabowski
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    Every other year we're coming to New York from Germany and would never miss to have dinner at "Indochine": Perfect place for having a perfecte eve out. Thank you for having us, your caring, discreet service and the fantastic food!
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Really mediocre food
    LHtv
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    I've been to the Odeon in the past and had decent meals but I was really disappointed this time. I had the vegetarian cassoulet and it was barely edible - the beans were undercooked, it was too salty and topped with a heavy layer of (guaranteed to get stuck in your teeth) dried parsley. My husband had the pork special - and it was just OK, really nothing special about it. Our out of town guest had salmon that (thankfully) looked good, I just hope it tasted good as well. Def not going out of my way to return,
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • classic
    robhar
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    30+ years and still the standard for NY restaurants.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A classic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    The Odeon never disappoints. It's been my go-to place for 25 years, with very good food and a great vibe. It's perfect for dinner with friends or a date, a civilized brunch, or a leisurely late lunch or early dinner solo at the bar with an art magazine or the NYT from the proffered selection of reading material. The dinner menu has one of the best roast chickens around (a succulent, crisp-skinned roast chicken is harder to find in this city than you might think!), a terrific hanger steak and a nice selection of well-prepared and interestingly accompanied fish (although the fish portions can sometimes be small). Homemade ice cream is a highlight of the dessert menu. Omelettes and lemon ricotta pancakes make brunch worth waking up for.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always divine
    Princess7VIP
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    Our favorite neighborhood gem. We eat here at least 2x week. With kids. Sans kids. Girls night out. Date night. A great vibe. Great American food. Amazing and friendly staff and service. A true NYC Icon.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our favorite neighborhood gem
    Princess7VIP
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    We are regulars at Odeon. Every Thursday evening my daughter and i dine. Sometimes just the two of us. Sometimes with friends. Our favorite neighborhood gem for years. Great for brunch/lunch and dinner. Food consistently delicious. Service and staff amazing! Ambience always bustling with a great every. Highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Tribeca Standby
    jtjersey
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    We hadn't been to Odeon in quite some time but were pleasently surprised to find the ambiance, food and waitstaff just as we remembered it. As one of the early Keith McNally iterations in the city, it still has it's edge although the neighborhood and to some degree the clientele have changed greatly over the years. The food remains upscale bistro fare that is done exceptionally well. The hanger steak and the mushroom pie were executed perfectly at lunch. The wine list offers some interesting selections but you will be hard pressed to find bottles under $45-$50. The staff is engaging and eager to please but not intrusive. We'll be sure to visit more often in the future.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice place
    EditoVIP
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Very nice dinner. The food was very good, and the service too. Place has a great vibe too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • One of my favorites in NYC
    mamabearVIP
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    I kind of get tired of trying to figure out which restaurants are hip. I like knowing The Odeon is a reliable place to meet friends and have a great meal. Service is always outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fun night in TriBeCa
    CartoonGuyVIP
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    A bunch of friends were gathering for a night out on the town. We wanted to start with dinner downtown and returned to the Odeon, one of our favorite spots. I love the staff, the service is excellent, and the food is delicious. I highly recommend to anyone looking to have fun downtown. Also, if you call or book in advance, they can accommodate parties of 6 or 8. I love the round table in the rear, near the windows.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful meal
    na15VIP
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    Odeon far and away exceeded my expectations. I had this on my watch list for awhile for a place to go with my dad, but never bit the bullet because nothing on the menu really stood out for me. I finally decided to go and I'm sure glad I did. I ended up getting two specials--the special salad which was crab and shrimp with hearts of palm and grapefruit, and the duck entree with peaches. Both were really delicious. I love peaches and was thrilled to see this on the menu. The duck was juicy and tasty. Yum! My dad got a salad and the chicken and he really enjoyed his too. For dessert, we split the donuts which were out of this world. I loved the maple and raspberry sauces. They are even better than the donuts at Flex Mussels.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food, Great Atmosphere
    UWSResident
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    We ate there for a casual early bird dinner and the food was really delicious, from appetizer to desert. They know what they are doing. It's a little bit on the pricey side after 6:30 but it's worth every penny. The restaurant itself is very cute and old school and reminded me of a typical French restaurant. Do not hesitate to go there as I am sure you will be very pleased. Service was great and very professional.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I love this place
    mirnaiaVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    This is one of my preferred restaurants for the last 8 years. The tuna burger is so good and best french fries ever!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Authentic american-french brunch
    LeticiaVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Menu simple but food is really tasty. A little bit expensive for it.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate