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,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
122 reviews since May 5, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.2
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (71)great for brunch (49)great for lunch (41)late-night find (32)great for outdoor dining (31)good for groups (27)kid-friendly (26)vibrant bar scene (25)fit for foodies (24)hot spot (22)romantic (19)special occasion (19)notable wine list (6)Show More
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Outstanding service. Very worthy food - everyone in our party had a different entree and all were consistently well executed. Laid back, neighborhood feel. And yes, the warm doughnuts are as good as everyone says!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • perfect evening
    enjoyable
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    We had an early dinner after going to 9/11 Museum. The duck was excellent, service very friendly and desserts (warm doughnuts) were great. By the time we left, the restaurant was very busy. A must stop on the restaurant scene
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • fabulous
    freshtake2
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Returning to Odeon after a 25 year hiatus from NY was so grounding. Paris mets NY The fabulous ambience, great warmhearted service and delicious food is a reminder that some thing don't change! I had a breakfast there, and enjoyed the omelet and the donuts immensely. The sour dough wheat toast is transcendental.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mercedes
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Odeon never disappoints when it comes to a social meet-up for dining and networking. Outstanding service, food, and easy ambience motivates me to return for social and business occasions.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Odeon always delivers
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Odeon delivers a great experience time after time. Food is reliably great and the menu offers great dish after dish. The dining room looks as good now as it did when I first started using it 20 years ago.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great TriBeCa find
    Dinnergirl1VIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Service was great. Food was delicious . Would return
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun place
    skibaumVIP
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Great French Bistro. The food and service were terrific. Wine by the glass was really good
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mottst1
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    I love Odean but my last time lets me uncertain. I have a garlic allergy as always indicated in my reservation, but something it was in my food. All staff has gone in truble about the ingredients in my order. Confusion was too much.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always Solid
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003VIP
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Been here several times and it's always a scene. The food is very good, in particular the croque monsieur as well as the Burger with melted Gruyere. Delicious and cooked perfectly. Definitely an underrated burger in all of Manhattan. We came on a Tuesday night and it was packed so the place still gets quite busy like its heyday back in the 80's. I will continue to visit every few months to get my fix.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Longevity
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    This restaurant has been so consistently good for so many years without becoming stodgy or feeling out of fashion. It's friendly, they food is really good and never boring, and it's usually full of people without being super loud or annoying.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Another great dinner
    jlm890VIP
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    Took my work colleagues to dinner. Another outstanding meal with great service.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Did not live up to the billing
    Fatherof5
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    Odeon was recommended to me by a friend that knows good restaurants. He recommended Commerce, I countered with Il Buco; he came back with Odeon. Odeon did not reach that lofty level. I would say it was more similar to DBGB (but not as fun). The food was good but not memorable. My grown children were asked to produce ID before being served wine (which made the dinner a bit like a traffic stop). Odeon is a pretty good restaurant but I just don't feel motivated to go back based on my experience there.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • dependable and always a treat
    musicdocVIP
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    The Odeon stays our "go to" place for that change of pace meal. They've maintained high quality standards with a sense of fun and a comfortable, convivial environment. The Pork Chop Milanese was a delight - perfectly pounded, breaded and topped with a delightful tomato and artichoke salad. Whatever the stresses of the world threw at us, a meal here is always the antidote.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect
    Brian
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    First time visiting and everything was simply perfect. Loved it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food!
    basketball15
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Great food and family friendly. We had the salmon and skirt steak which were outstanding. Wonderful location and the homemade ice cream is unbelievable!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Consistently great
    YUMYUMVIP
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    Sat outside on a lovely summer night and had the stuffed squash blossoms - delicious! The pork chop milanese with arugula and tomotoes was perfectly cooked and terrific.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice brunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    The waitress was new and didn't know the answers to our questions so she brought over a seasoned waiter to help take our order. That was nice so as to avoid confusion. I did ask for a coffee and they forgot it and brought the two tables next to us cappuccinos (which I would think take longer to make); and those tables were seated well after we sat down. Besides this snafu, the service was generally good and the food was tasty. They do charge $13 for basically just greens with some goat cheese on top - so a bit excessive price for not much. The outdoor dining experience was pleasant and we had a nice time. We stayed well beyond paying our check to celebrate our mom's bday and give her gifts, and no one pressured us to leave. Nice time. :)
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The classic delivered
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    Always a pleasure to revisit the Odean. Have relied on it over the years.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • weekend brunch with kids
    nishag68
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    Good service, decent menu with a variety of choices, but coffee needs HELP, tasted like bad diner coffee. The foods was good and our server was attentive and helpful with our three kids. Thanks.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Classy TriBeCa Favorite
    JLve44VIP
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    The Odeon is a comfortable, classy French/American bistro favorite of TriBeCa's creative community... A restaurant with a celebrity pedigree and fabled history, it's a great place to avoid tourists, enjoy awesome service, and have a deliciously memorable meal.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our favorite Tribeca restaurant
    Princess7VIP
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    Odeon is a Tribeca gem and our favorite place to dine 1-2x week. Casual cool atmosphere, great food, eclectic crowd, always busy, amazing and friendly service, kid friendly. Great for drinks at the bar, brunch, lunch and dinner. And the ice cream cart outside is a must!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Neighborhood Spot
    Annie
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    The Odeon was our restaurant of choice for Father's Day. The food was great; the service was friendly and attentive. Highly recommend for a night out with family and friends.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • NYC icon
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Great place. We've been going for ever. True NYC icon. Consistently good and happening
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Terrible Service
    villin
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Our waitress Allison was horrible. She had a bad attitude and was not very attentive to our needs. She went from hot to cold and was indifferent to our requests. I would not go back to Odeon based on her service.
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  • ChasRogVIP
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Delicious food. Wait staff very efficient and pleasant.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Strip Steak Special: got it 2x now!
    purvi
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    So I forgot what I ordered the last time I went, and debated amongt a few items until I finally landed on this delicious sounding daily special- an aged strip steak with Caesar salad. As soon as the plate came out, I recognized it and realized it's what I had previously as well! Almost as good this time, slightly less juicy, but probably because I asked for it to be cooked medium-well. Either way, very tasty. And the dessert! 🙊 The spearmint chip ice cream: the freshest version of exactly that. The warm custard brioche pudding is NOT a bread pudding. (Oops?) It ended up being way lighter & tastier! Like the gods were watching over me ;) 2 custardy smooth but brûléed slices of what tasted like brioche French toast. Worth trying 4 sure!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our favorite neighborhood gem
    Princess7VIP
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    Always consistently delicious and an easy menu that accommodates everyone. Service consistently friendly and amazing. Kid friendly. Our neighborhood favorite....with and without our kids.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointing this time
    Harp28VIP
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    Though the food was very tasty, and the service attentive, the portions were so so small we had to order side dishes to a minuscule scallops entrée and the prices so so high, $8 for a side of bacon, really????! Sorry but we wont be back.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Our favorite neighborhood gem
    Princess7VIP
    Dined on 6/9/2014
    Odeon is a true NYC icon....for 30+ years. Our favorite Tribeca/neighborhood gem. Also the very first restaurant i ate at on my first trip to NYC 25+ yrs ago. Great food/menu (something for everyone ....and the burger/fries amazing!), AMAZING service/super friendly staff (where people actually remember you-ha), kid friendly and great to meet friends for drinks/late dinner....brunch/lunch. Casual and lovely....easy breezy. We dine here 2x + /week....so we must love it! Ha
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Tribeca classic
    beckyny
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    Great Tribeca neighborhood ambiance and good service, but our food was only fair. Meat was overcooked and potato salad full of mayonaise.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Somewhat pricey, but well worth it.
    Yummy
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    Great food, really good atmosphere and service, very interesting menu!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BonnieVIP
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    Our go-to neighborhood restaurant. We shared the dumplings: on the gummy side. Main courses: trout and mussels, both satisfying. The evening's specials, always printed with prices, were meager; specials and regular menu choices are rather limited, especially if you eat here frequently. The highlight this evening was the service, generally good but exceptional this evening.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always divine
    Princess7VIP
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    Odeon is our neighborhood favorite! A true NYC gem. Great for adults. Great for kids. Service beyond amazing. Food and ambience great! People incredibly friendly and accommodating. We dine there 1-2x week.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/18/2014
    NYC Classic. American food with a French twist. Best Martini I have ever tasted.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I wish I lived closer to Odeon
    musicdocVIP
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    Odeon is my dream neighborhood restaurant. No matter the time of day, it is the "go to" spot. We like it best as the night wears on, although some dishes aren't available after 11pm. Quality, sophistication, ambience, are all top-notch. I only wish I lived closer by.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Kid Friendly
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    This is our neighborhood staple for a kid friendly meal. Food is very average but is comparable to most bistro style brunches in the city. Always a buzzy energy and sometimes a bit of a wait for a table so reservations are recommended.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Enjoyable Mother's Day Brunch
    nyeater
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    I chose the Odeon for Mother's Day brunch with my mom and was very happy with the food, the wine, and the outdoor seating! It was lovely overall, low key but tasty food and friendly staff. We arrived earlier than our reservation was for, and were accommodated without any hassle. I'd go back!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • always satisfying
    dathilacha
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    kind of an institution in tribeca. food not extraordinary but always good. serves burgers and tuna burgers as well as main courses in the $30 range. popular and busy but you can always hear. glamorous in a friendly kind of way. completely reliable, am never disappointed here.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • BonnieVIP
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    Odeon counters its ancient offerings with specials of the day (listed and with prices--a plus); still, isn't it time to at least update the tried and true? The hamburger, although perfectly cooked, was so greasy that before half was eaten, the bottom bun couldn't be picked up it was so saturated with fat. Could the burger be blotted before being put on the bun? Lots of efficient staff, no doubt encouraged by the suit that walks the room. Reception station staffed by welcoming hosts/hostesses, not so easy in such a busy restaurant where there is no place for waiting diners to stand. A neighborhood favorite with good reason.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • ALWAYS PERFECTION
    Princess7VIP
    Dined on 5/8/2014
    OUR FAVORITE NEIGHBORHOOD SPOT. SERVICE, ATMOSPHERE AND FOOD LOVELY. GREAT FOR DINING WITH KIDS. GREAT FOR MEETING FRIENDS FOR BRUNCH, LUNCH, DINNER OR DRINKS. PURE NEW YORK GEM.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 82 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 5, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.2
    • Ambiance4.2
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
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