Casa La Femme

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453 reviews
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Egyptian
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.


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Sun - Fri 5:00PM - 7:00PM 11:00PM - 11:45PM

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KG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 1

The service was AWFUL AWFUL AWFUL. DO NOT EAT HERE. SAVE YOUR MONEY. The food was average and the music will put you to sleep. We had reservations at 8:30pm and we didn't leave until after midnight. The service was very slow and there weren't that many people in the restaraunt. The owner clearly had his favorite guests which we were not. We were ignored most of the night. Stay away from the terrible crabcakes, awful. The entire experience was underwhelming. The only highlight was the belly dancer who came out once. The owner is VERY RUDE. Again, save your money. When a waiter brought over a bottle we ordered, they asked if we wanted to open it? Who opens your own bottle. Dull knives weren’t even adequate for cutting the lamp chops. Drinks were terrible. We experienced the worse service ever. WE WILL NOT BE RETURNING. Forgot to mention, we had to get up at least 15 times during the night to ask where our drinks were, the status of our food and why service was sooo slow. They placed us in the most dark section of the restaurant in the back. There were 2 candles on the table. I had to physically get up and take candles from other tables because it was so dark. This was probably one of the worst dinning experiences ever. Very sad since it was my best friends birthday we were celebrating.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 1

Terrible service !

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FA
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time and it was amazing!! Definitely coning back!

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a
New England
21 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One the best gems of the Village, this Egyptian restaurant (think mediterranean with VERY good food and incredible ambience) wows even the most unambitious traveler. This is a place that pulses with charm, character and of course great courses.

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AR
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This restaurant was fantastic. The server was very attentive and engaging. The ambiance is unparalleled. Service was a little slow because they didn't put in your next order until the first course was finished. BUT it did give us time to really enjoy each dish and digest before the next course.

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AW
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was amazing. The ambiance was great. It was Valentine's day so there was a prefixed menu. We will definitely be going back when we have access to the entire menu. Oh, did I say the food was AMAZING!!!

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TS
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 1food 5service 1ambience 4

I want to like this place so bad but my experience was terrible. Dessert was served before dinner, we were completely neglected by the waiter and every other person on the floor. We had to stand up and walk to the bottle of wine we purchased to pour ourselves more. Service is better at TGIFriday’s

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MS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great drink! Amazing performance. Very cool west village spot

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YY
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Overall excellent place to try egyptian food however the portions are too small for the price

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B
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

I have been to this place twice, first time with just my husband on a friday and second time with my whole family including my parents on a Saturday. My first time experience was a 5 star one but the second time experience was not that great. The overall food quality was better when i went there first time. Second time it wasnt that great, maybe because it was a lot more crowded. The belly dancing entertainment was a lot more fun, interactive and longer during my first visit compared to second. Portions are small. Overall one can check this place out once for the experience.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

Our server was the sweetest person and really tried to make the experience memorable. However, the way management wanted payment for a large group and confused/finagled us into a pre-fix menu was really odd and confusing. It just made the night interesting. Our drinks were served in small batches so it took forever for us to make a toast. The food was also served in odd batches so again half the table was waiting while the other let their plates get cold.

The saving grace was our waiter who was kind, funny and did her best to make our experience the best it could be.

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P
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2019
Overall 3food 1service 2ambience 2

It was nice no more then tbat! The place looks kind of empty of Thursdays nights. The food is horrible. We order coscous that was suppose to be “home made” - no way it was home made. The soup was not tasty at all.

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OT
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Good food. Service was a bit slow even though there were only 2-3 tables to serve.

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MA
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 4ambience 1

Too loud at the time we were there. Lamb chops were tough while when usually delivered were better. Grilled chicken is still the best. I always order food to be delivered; going to the restaurant was a disappointment: they delayed our order for so long, brought items that were not up to the expected standards, and some plates were poorly served. The server, though, was attentive and caring. And the manager tried his best to compensate for the negative experience by giving us a 20% discount. I know I’m not going to go there again, but I will still order for delivery the best halal grilled chicken in NYC.

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AB
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved this place! The lambchops were cooked to perfection and the service was attentive and efficient. 10/10 recommend.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful and fun night

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A
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 1

Never have I had to be at a restaurant for more than 3 and a half hours. The food portion is tiny and not even that great in all honesty. Is it worth the price I had to pay? No, I could pay less elsewhere for great tasting food and more authentic. Don’t get me started on the service, our waiter was very sweet and informing but for ever time we asked for something, it would come an hour later. We waited for our food for almost an hour and a half, our dessert for an hour and check for almost 30 mins. We came here thinking it would be great and quick for a birthday celebration to continue our night elsewhere but that time was kind of gone in the wind. Such a waste of time and money, completely not worth it, go to Astoria for better Egyptian food and ambience not here.

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P
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the best restaurant that I truly enjoy. Food is always fresh and delicious. I had the Branzino fish (Branzini) and requested for it to be filet. It was simply exquisite. I just wish it came with a side of couscous like the salmon. The ambiance is always fun and vibrant. The belly dancer was amazing as well.

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c
Richmond
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Awesome music and belly dancer!

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n
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

We really enjoyed our meal at Casa La Femme, except for the extremely loud music....I asked a few times for them to turn down the volume a bit, but that never happened. That would be my only real criticism, but it made it difficult to talk with my dinner companion. The service was excellent, by the way.

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CP
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Amir was great as was the rest of the staff. We had a large group and they did their best to give us personalized attention. Great atmosphere.

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DT
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was an awesome experience! The staff was super friendly and the food was great. Moreover, it was a great environment with a good selection of music and a bellydancer who went from table to table.

10/10 would definately reccomend

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SS
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

My boyfriend and I dined here a few days ago because it was across the street from a play we were going to see. In short, the ambiance is lovely and dramatic, but it's not much bang for your buck. $8 gets you a little bowl of hummus and 3 pieces of freshly toasted pita bread. It was delicious. But $8?

I had the mousaka and it was a bowl of bland vegetables with even blander cheese on top. It was solidly mediocre. My boyfriend, however, got the chicken and devoured it. So maybe opt for the meat dishes instead of the vegetarian ones.

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k
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great meal and great time

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s
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

People who Reserved should always comes first even if it’s having a drink from the bar but No for some reason We were told the quickest way to get alcohol is to buy wine for 50 bucks because the bar was way too packed with walk ins. So we did Buy WINE 8x and more and the appetizer still never came out until hours later . Then the food took another 1 hour and a half to come out that the rice was warm going close to cold if you didn’t eat it pretty fast. Therefore the bill was pretty big but that’s what we came for a good time for the birthday girl but the service was pretty horrible. I wouldn’t book another party here!

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OT
Richmond
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 4

Incredibly slow service. I guess they were timing for the dancers but never communicated that. Over chargee us for an extra bottle of wine and serving of tea. Tried to call and fix it but they never rang back. Overall disappointing given the price

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WV
New York Area
52 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Visited CLF on Saturday evening with friends of ours. All aspects of our visit were memorable. The food, music, Belly Dancer and slow paced tasty meal were all 100% perfect.

Thanks for a great night.

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MN
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Highly recommend

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AK
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 5food 3service 4ambience 5

The ambience and the service was great. We went for my birthday. The belly dancing added a perfect touch to the night. The place had a lot of people but our table under the tent gave us perfect space to talk and mingle.

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NJ
New York Area
84 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 1

Music was too loud

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M
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 5

Went on a Thursday night, so it wasn't crowded at all. Was seated immediately, which was great and the ambiance was lovely. Took a little while for us to get our order started, but she was the only server on staff for the night.

The decor is amazing. perfect for a romantic date. We had a canopy, so we were very comfy and it sets a lovely mood for a couple.

The server explained the menu, how it works, and was quite informative about the menu. The only down side was that some of the things we ordered ran out according to the chef, so I ended up having to switch my dinner choice. Additionally, the quality of food wasn't to my expectation, but that could have been related to my original choice no longer being available to me.

Great ambiance, good service, but the food could have been better.

I would recommend this place to a friend as overall it was pleasant.

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AA
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Good food, great service, beautiful belly dancer and exceptional hookah, what more could you want on a Saturday night?!

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OT
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The atmosphere transcends you to a different culture. Very inviting and great food and drinks. Hospitality was wonderful.

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PH
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

The food and ambiance is great . The only thing that annoyed me is that the waiter insisted and almost forced us to get the pre fix menu instead of the a la carte. I think customers should not feel pressured to get one or the other ..
love the food, decor and entertainment there ...

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MB
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience. The food and service were great. The belly dancer was amazing - very classy; and very talented.

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AN
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

I BOOKED CASA LA FEMME BECAUSE A FRIEND RECOMMENDED IT AND THERE WAS AN OFFER ON GILT. NEEDLESS TO SAY THEY DID NOT DISAPPOINT. THE ATMOSPHERE WAS GREAT. THE SERVICE WAS EVEN BETTER. FROM THE OWNER GREETING YOU WARMLY AND THE ATTENTIVENESS OF THE STAFF. IF YOU LIKE TO BE CATERED TO DEF TRY THE BRANZINO. THE PRESENTATION WAS AMAZING AND THE TASTE WAS GREAT AS WELL. DEF WORTH THE VISIT. I WILL BE BACK.

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GB
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 1

Aside for being filthy and having poorly prepared food (think mushy, overcooked pasta, etc), the staff is incredibly pushy. Despite saying I’m not drinking due to a diet, the server came by 4 times to ask what kind of drink I wanted to try. She then only provided the price fixed menu and insisted that we order from it because “it’s the real experience.” For the fifth time, I reminded her I was on a diet and asked for the regular menu that they have on display on the street. To our shock, when we added up the prices on the regular menu, which was the same menu but with prices for each item, the cost was dramatically lower than if we got all the same food that was listed for $60 on the set menu. It was clearly a game they were playing and we now understood why she was so pushy about it. The bottom line is avoid this place.

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RO
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Love the the decor and the host was great and also the belly dancer was excellent . We went on a Monday so it was kinda of quite . But love the place and the food was Tasty.

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ES
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Another wonderful dinner at Casa la Femme! The service was fantastic, the food divine, the cocktails especially delicious since hiring a new bartender Sarah who came over and personally introduced herself to us. Our waitress was wonderful as well. It's truly one of the most special restaurants in the city, great for any special occasion. Thanks Casa La Femme!

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m
New York Area
62 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Still a transportive experience! The food and service are superb. Who doesn’t want to eat in a romantic billowy tent in the summer?

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