Boucherie - West Village

4.5
1705 Reviews
$31 to $50
French
BOUCHERIE is a traditional French brasserie and steakhouse, celebrating Joie de Vivre in the heart of West Village. The restaurant prepares a menu of French classics and timeless bistro favorites, in addition to the dry-aged steaks. An absinthe-inspired bar offers classic drinks, signature cocktails and craft beers. Located in the building that used to house the prominent Circle Repertory Theater, the 320-seat restaurant provides a diverse array of dining options from the spacious dining room, a seat at the butcher counter, the intimate second-floor gallery with private dining and outdoor cafe. Boucherie has adapted to the current environment to make the dining experience safe for guests and staff.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
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4.4
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81% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect ! The food was great and ambiance was great!

JS
JustinS
New Orleans
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Food was average at best. Overpriced for quality.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food …. Great spot in the village ….

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vipVeeV
New York Area
33 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Wonderful relaxing lunch Food always a favorite

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LBJB
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food2service1ambience3

I will be honest, I was completely disappointed with this restaurant. The waitress was rude, and even slightly shamed one of my friends for how she wanted her food cooked, and brought it to her not correct. They forgot some of our side dishes, and brought them to us later. The food was subpar at best. Honestly have had better filet mignon at a backyard bbq. Do not waist your money on this overly-priced unremarkable restaurant.

LM
LissetteM
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great ambiance and nice atmosphere! Staff was friendly and always around to assist 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

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vipJackie
New York Area
75 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was early to meet my friend, but was seated immediately. Wait staff attentive and friendly. Food was excellent and the drinks were superb.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So awesome

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall2food3service1ambience1

i was waiting for food more than1hour

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vipwabbit
New York Area
38 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Excellent food,service and ambience but a little pricey

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SeanF
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My friends and I had a great brunch experience. Our server Gabby and the manager both checked on us and took great care of us throughout. The food runs a little high in price but was delicious. We didn't feel rushed and were able to enjoy our time there unlike other places in the village where you're either constantly ignored or pushed along to flip the table.

HN
HollieN
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall1food4service4ambience1

My friends and I were physically ill after our meal due to heat exhaustion. We were put upstairs in the corner and couldn’t even finish our meals because we were so hot. The food was very good, wish that we could have enjoyed it more.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice staff, great food.

NS
NicoleS
Tampa
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience2

Overall, disappointing. We had a table outside and were seated right away- but things went downhill from there. We shimmied in to our seating cubby hole, making sure not to booty check the nearby table or the bulky partitions. It’s already stifling hot during a New York summer and the partitions just kept the furnace like air socked in and stagnant. We waited for 50 minutes for our server to acknowledge our table. This was after my date went to the host stand to let them know what has happening. We exchanged knowing glances to the table next to us (who was seated shortly after us) of WTF. I understand servers can get in the weeds, but just a quick drive-by and a “I’m your server, I’m so sorry but I will be with you shortly” would have remedied the frustration. He finally greeted the other table but they said to see us first. He took our order- no preamble, just “sorry for the delay. What would you like?” and left without taking the other tables order. The other table was finally greeted by who I’m assuming is the manager, then both of our dinners were underway. Food was delivered quickly and was decent, with no real complaints from there on. The server offered a dessert on the house to make up for the very late greeting but by then we were hot, sweaty, full, and ready to go home. New York is supposed to be known for its restaurants and service. While the food was decent, not the best I’ve ever had, the service was disappointing and put a damper on a Friday night out in the City. Not a relaxing experience and did not live up to the hype.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience5

The ceiling was dripping on me and my table. Other than that, my experience was enjoyable.

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smileysuni
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and Service were amazing. Outdoor seating was airy and felt safe

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theycallmethewanderer
St. Louis
15 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful room. Steak frites was great. Usually steak frites is made w/ skirt or hangar; this dish used a full-on NY strip. Our waiter was terrific. I was trying to choose among three wines and he initially recommended the least expensive of the three. I inquired about the other two - in essence, gave him two opps to upsell me and he stuck w/ the initial recommendation. And a good recommendation it turned out to be.

Just know, the room is set up NY/French style - small tables very close together. We were okay with that, but if you're not comfortable w/ that kind of setup for whatever reason, you'd do well to steer clear - or sit outside.

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vipZephyr
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

We enjoyed our dinner at Boucherie. Great ambience. Great service. Wonderful escargot, steak and burgers. But $48 for Cod with lump crabmeat and the only crabmeat was the menu text? Not right.

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ItaiZ
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Good food good service the food came quickly. They under cooked our steaks and they made us new ones with out complaining and gave a desert on the house as well

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KittyT
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience2

There was no AC on a VERY HOT AND HUMID day, while I book a table indoor. It is simply unacceptable... Food is good as usual but service was lagged.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was spectacular ❤️

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was incredible from the serving staff and their knowledge of the menu and wine list was incredible. Our server was patient and answered all our answers with detailed recommendations. The food was delicious and well presented. The only sour start to the evening was the lack of professionalism and promptness by the hostesses. They seemed to not communicate with each other and told people in my party 3 different versions on whether we had a reservation and whether we could be seated. One hostess could not find our reservation after my name was given by a friend. Instead of suggesting that she searches by my phone number, she insisted there was no reservation. It took another hostess to try my number to find it when clearly my name was on the list. Otherwise the experience was wonderful and we were impressed with the professionalism and quality of the restaurant!

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ZSun
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience5

We had the worst steaks ever! Service was so delayed, our drinks arrived while we were finishing our appetizer..

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Chris
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall3food5service5ambience3

The food was fantastic but it was SO hot in the restaurant; it was difficult to enjoy our meal.

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CarlF
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Trouble conversing with the waiter. Orders had to be repeated several times. I tried to order a Salad Lyonnaise with greens substituted for frisee, a request that's routinely granted. I was told that was not possible.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience5

My friend did not like her food at all but I loved mine. The atmosphere is great and so are bartenders. Service was okay.

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Jessica
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service, and great ambience. The octopus and escargot appetizers were phenomenal, and the steak was amazing as well. Akin was a wonderful server and extremely patient when we had trouble deciding what we wanted, and he gave great recommendations as well!

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vipxoxoxo
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Boucherie has really stolen my heart with not only their delish food but also their phenomenal service! It’s rare to find a restaurant
where servers truly curate a memorable experience for their customers and that just shows how much they really care. My husband and I travel to NYC from Philly often and always stop at Boucherie for a meal. Can’t wait to go back for more!

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TexinNYC
New York Area
37 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Having been to Petite Boucherie, I was happy to check out their larger restaurant on 7th Avenue. It did not disappoint. The food was fresh and delicious and the staff was attentive. The main restaurant captures the essence of a French bistro and their added sidewalk dining area is great for people watching. A wonderful afternoon!

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Jeannot
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

This is unauthentic French cuisine. Duck confit would never be served with a brown sauce that does not fit at all, and potatoes had nothing of “sarladaise”. The pâté de campagne was poor with too much chicken leaver. Snails are not testy. The place is pleasant and wine was good though. French tradition deserves much better.

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vipLA07
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

one of the waiters was very sweet but the other was really cold and unfriendly.

two of our fish dishes (sea bass) arrived undercooked and one steak was not good but when we alerted the waitress she called the manager and had all our food redone and gave us a dessert on the house.

the crepe suisette was great, highly recommend that!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The chocolate desert was delicious! Our waiter Eric did a fantastic job; we had a lovely evening!

LM
LindaM
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Overall I thought our dining experience was very good. I thought the atmosphere was great and the food very good. The onion soup was perfection. My husband and I would def come back.

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vipnyladyesq
New York Area
41 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience4

Service was lovely as was their patio. But the food disappointed. The pasta was underwhelming for $33 and needed salt. The beyond burger, the only vegetarian entree other than the pasta, had ZERO seasoning and the bun was dense and tasteless.

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vipPAfoodie
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Epitome of a true French bistro.

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ErikS
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience5

I loved the food. It was high quality and delicious. The actual server was very nice and attentive. The bussers were a little confused and brisk. However, the prices of entrees are extremely high. I can get quality French cuisine elsewhere for much less truthfully. I liked our table up on the rise but it was small and it was too warm compared to the rest of the restaurant

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vipHannah
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Great food and amazing outdoor dining. I wish that the regular lunch menu would be available at the weekend lunch time too.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very attentive

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing, we loved the escargot and they had a great wine selection.

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vipMadison
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

The reviews were quite positive. That’s why we decided to go there. The service needs to be improved. Quite slow.
Pours were small for the drinks and price.
The food was ok, nothing special.
There are so many better restaurants for the money.
We will not be returning to this restaurant. .

FAQs

Boucherie - West Village offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 837-1616.

Boucherie - West Village is rated 4.5 stars by 1705 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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