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About Peasant

Peasant is a modern restaurant using century old traditions of cooking with fire. The cuisine is rustic Italian from all regions with concentration on the freshness and purity of the food.

194 Elizabeth Street
New York, NY 10012
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m., Friday & Saturday: 6:00pm - 11:30pm, Holidays: Closed

Please note: We will be closed on Sundays during July and August. We will be open on Sundays from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. beginning in September.

Cross Street:
Spring and Prince

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 965-9511

Website:
http://www.peasantnyc.com/

Public Transit:
6 Train to Spring
B,D,F,M to Broadway/LaFayette
N,R to Prince

Executive Chef:
Frank DeCarlo

Private Party Facilities:
Can fill entire restaurant.

Private Party Contact:
Dulanea Benson: (212) 965-9511

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Wheelchair Access

Peasant Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.6

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Fit for Foodies (26)
Good for a Date (23)
Romantic (23)
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Special Occasion (21)
Good for Anniversaries (21)
Notable Wine List (20)
Authentic (18)
Cozy (17)
Good for Birthdays (16)
Neighborhood Gem (15)
Good for Groups (13)
Comfort Food (13)
Creative Cuisine (12)
Fun (8)
Bar Seating (6)
Local Ingredients (6)
Hot Spot (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Casual (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Business Meals (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Healthy (2)
Late-night Find (2)
People Watching (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Seasonal (2)
Tapas (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
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vip
 (Surrey)·Dined 3 days ago

Great ambience

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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

Delicious food, great ambiance. The dining room & open kitchen were beautiful. Service was fine, not outstanding but also nothing to complain about. On the expensive side, but for such quality ingredients and a late Valentine's Day dinner, it was worth every penny! Great Soho location, too.

Tags: Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

I love this restaurant. My biggest frustration is that unless I plan way ahead, it's difficult or impossible to get reservations for dinner.
The food is delicious and unusual. A great treat.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Good food, good ambience. Would come back for that risotto alone.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Good comfort Italian food. Ordered octopus appetizer which was very rubbery. My Risotto special with Lobster was very salty. I have dined there before and the food was better.

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

This is an extraordinarily authentic Italian restaurant so it felt a bit like a mini vacation! Food is quite brilliant- flavorful, hearty, yet refined, a sophisticated rendition of classic fare. It is a roaring celebratory space so one cannot have real conversation but most enjoyable

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Authentic, Tasting Menu, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

The food was amazing. Suggested wine was also wonderful. Will definitely go back!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 9, 2018

This is a true find in NYC where the chef owner works the line. It is rare to find quality like this at this price point. can't wait to go back and try some other stellar dishes. Squab is superb, tripe is authentic, cuttlefish was cooked perfectly, bread and complimentary fresh ricotta and olive oil hit the mark. Apple tart is lg. enough to share.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Love love loved it.
The atmosphere, the rustic feel,and delicious pizza and truffle gnocchi.
Would recommend it for a date night as well as a place for private small parties.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 3, 2018

One of the best dining experiences in New York! The dining room is warm & cozy & the fires from the wood burning ovens add to the ambiance! The food authentic Italian & full of surprises! Outstanding ingredients beautifully prepared! Don’t miss this one!!

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Authentic, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Best authentic Italian food in NYC

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 1, 2018

It was EPIC. We were downstairs and can’t wait to come back. Wait staff were amazing. Food was spectacular. Such a wonderful night.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Everything about this place is excellent!

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 26, 2018

food was really good and we tried most items on the menu and shared...suprisingly we booked late and it was packed.

Tags: Fun, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Paleo Friendly
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Fantastic as always! Have yet to be disappointed since the day the doors first opened.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 24, 2018

A local favorite and on our top5 list of best restaurants in NYC. Since 1999, Peasant has been one of the best gems of NYC! Amazing food, awesome service, friendly, fun, energetic, delicious and filling......... Fresh ingredients, fresh food, best desserts......... GO.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, People Watching, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Hot Spot, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Peasant was incredible. My boyfriend and I agreed that it was some of the best Italian food we'd had in the city. The burrata was insanely fresh. We ordered the special appetizer which was a cauliflower au gratin with black truffle. It was unique and delicious. Both of our pastas were not only flavorful but it was clear that they were made in-house. The view of the wood-fire oven and kitchen made the restaurant feel extra cozy and intimate. 10/10 for us!

Tags: Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 20, 2018

We found this restaurant on a whim and decided to make a reservation last minute.. There is no disappointment at Peasant. From the moment we walked through the door everything was delightful. We were early for dinner and greeted with pleasure... we had a couple drinks at the bar.. Bartender was one of the best in the restaurant business. All of the staff were attentive and hospitable. The meal was that of greatness, melt in your mouth type of dinner, so tasty and delicious. We will definitely be returning for another visit.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Things did not start off well as we were seated 20 minutes after our 9:00 reservation, but the food was excellent and the service very good. Everyone I was with loved their meal.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 20, 2018

We had a group of six and I had made the reservations a couple weeks in advance. Our table was set up such that we were the first table in center of the three 'rows' of seating area. My husband sat across from me. Each time diners needed to go to their table, they needed to pass between him and a column just behind him to get to the rest of the dining room. He was bumped multiple times.

Myself, from my angle facing him, each time the bathroom doors opened I could see the commodes. In addition, being the first person at the first table, I found the breeze from the entranceway pretty distracting. I wore my coat for most of the meal.

The four others at our table were just fine. We did not complain or asked to be moved. It was Saturday and the restaurant was very busy.

It took a bit longer than usual to get our drink order taken, but our server suggested a fantastic wine. The dinner salad was fantastic and my gnocchi entree was out of this world. The lamb chops were just wonderful. The lobster risotto was a touch rich for the two diners in our party who ordered those, but it was stunning presentation and generous portions.

The restaurant is beautiful.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Service was lovely. Food was incredibly average esp for the price. Razor clam app was chewy and terrible, rabbit lasagna was way too rich and had very little pieces of rabbit, the skate was almost tasteless. Will never ever go again - too bad bc it’s a beautiful space

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 17, 2018

second time at Peasant. Food is always very good. Service this time was a little slow given the place was not busy when we arrived.
One bad thing was the wood stove was throwing off a lot of smoke to the point were we left quite quickly to get some fresh air. Last time it was not an issue so maybe a one-time thing.

Warm, friendly place.

Tags: Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 13, 2018

This is a NY gem! It is perfect every time. The food is amazing and the portions are great. The. Staff is friendly. The menu is so creative. Every dish is authentic and unique. The specials are spectacular

Tags: Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Fun, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Peasant is warm, inviting and cozy. The Lobster Rissoto was exquisite and stood out.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Tapas, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 6, 2018

The dishes we had were excellently prepared, tasty, and pretty sophisticated for a place called "Peasant." The service was superb; they seem to have a large and well-managed service staff. The room is noisy and the two-tops are close together so be prepared for buzz.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Great experience

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 (Orange County)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Amazing experience. Very authentic and genuine feel for both the environment and the food. Great ingredients, passionate people. You can't go wrong here. Get the ricotta cheesecake!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

excellent food, good service, good time. our favorite NYC restaurant

Tags: Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Holiday visit to New York

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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Compared to prior visit a few years ago, food seems mediocre , service was excellent. Hope they can return some of the great flavors to their preparations.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Loved the farmhouse ambiance. We enjoyed the truffle gnocchi and the rib eye was grilled to perfection.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Excellent food and amazing service.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Wonderful food and a wonderful night. I can’t wait to find an excuse to go back!

Tags: Good for a Date, Authentic, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 19, 2017

A classic Italian place. Great for special occasions - no pretense, just wholesome food and lively atmosphere.

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 (Adelaide / SA)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Truly an outstanding dining experience on all levels!

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Horrible wait. Dump thewhole food to the tabke at the sane time. Always had to search for servers. At last, the server put automatic 20% tip. Be careful !!

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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 17, 2017

I absolutely love this restaurant. I come here every time I’m in the city. Delicious food and a fabulous environment. Being able to see the Italian-style kitchen is wonderful.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Weekend in NYC

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 14, 2017

Excellent food. Great wine list. Lovely ambience.
Very noisy can’t hear people sitting across table.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 13, 2017

Great date spot if it’s not the first one. It’s a little loud but very cool, and the food is tremendous.

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