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Le Singe Vert

4.3
536 reviews
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$50 and over
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French
Top Tags:
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Cozy
The Marais is reborn in Chelsea at Le Singe Vert, courtesy of the brass coat racks, long wooden bar, distressed mirrors and wicker chairs – all antiques owner Georges Forgeois sourced personally from his travels in France and North Africa.

In addition to the allure of the authentic surroundings, Le Singe Vert boasts a unique duality as both an energetic bistro and romantic hideaway treasured by a variety of guests: Singles grabbing a bite before a night on the town, families relishing a three-course meal and enamored couples enjoying a quiet evening in a secluded corner.

The menu of classic bistro fare appeals to this eclectic crowd, beginning with enticing offerings from the raw bar, to the outstanding steak frites, and of course the decadent chilled pot au chocolat for dessert. Although always festive, “Le Singe” is truly the place to be on holidays, especially for its legendary parties on Halloween, Valentine’s Day and Gay Pride.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
French
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Hours of operation
Monday to Friday Lunch: Noon to 4pm
Monday to Sunday Dinner: 5pm to Midnight
Saturday & Sunday Brunch: 11:30am to 4 pm
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Phone number
(212) 366-4100
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Fernando Merino
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
19 and 20th Streets
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Parking details
Little Man Parking Garage at 150 West 20th street between 7th & 8th Avenues
212.627.4505
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Public transit
Subway:
1 to 18th Street
A/C/E to 23rd Street
F/M to 14th Street
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Entertainment
Please refer to our website and Facebook page for the latest information on our live musical acts.
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Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 536 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.3  based on recent ratings
4.2
food
4.3
service
4.3
ambience
3.9
value
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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JEIV (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

Lovely neighborhood place with great service and excellent value.

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DrJumpinJer 
5.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

Le Singe has specialized in authentic French bistro cuisine for many years. I was pleased to find the food and service is better than ever. Steak and escargot were delicious. Staff was attentive and generous, providing free desert for my birthday guest.

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vipKnitter (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Brunch was delicious, especially eggs florentine, the béarnaise sauce has a hint of rosemary which tastes wonderful under the eggs and spinach. We had a "special " dessert of crepes suzette which was the perfect ending to brunch. Great spot for dinner also.

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vipMargrittaCoukalattcha (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Always good food and people here.

The “got” in Escargot means you got to order this. The best ever.

Waiters need to be more attentive as we waited for our glass of wine and it arrived halfway through dinner.

The exception here, not the rule.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 29, 2018

Wonderful French bistro that sd Be experiences. Our waiter was exceptionally friendly and helpful.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

A dear friend and I get together when we can and this is our second visit. We love it and it's also a favorite with another dear friend - so it's a wonderful go to place with lovely food and a great vibe

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Awesome food great wine selection host and managers were so friendly and down to earth and really cared about everyone guest. Can’t go wrong here.

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vipTimmmyk (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 24, 2018

Awesome Cassoulet.

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Andrew (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

I have been going to this restaurant for years and have, in the past, liked it very much. This time, the onion soup gratinée was burned on top, the rest of my food was generally mediocre, my scotch and water arrived without water, and the service overall was slow and disorganized. I do not plan to return to this restaurant.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Onion soup tasteless, otherwise food was good.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on January 17, 2018

Thank goodness there are still a few places like Le Singe Vert left in NYC. The crowd all seems to have been coming back for years. While hardly a 4 star experience, its good enough for a tuesday night dinner with your friends or spouse.

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Lorraine12 (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 16, 2018

Excellent!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Le Singe Vert is always a good choice, whether you're meeting friends or just need a hearty bowl of French onion soup. It never disappoints.

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vipdancingfoodie (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on January 12, 2018

We always go to Le Singe Vert for their outstanding escargots, and enjoy their French onion soup and salads as well. We go early because of the noise level, and also enjoy the ambiance, which is very European.

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ECP1 (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 27, 2017

A lovely neighborhood spot.
The service is very good, the food is basic good and it is an attractive, cozy spot.

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OpenTable Diner (Montreal)
4.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

Service and atmosphere is very warm ! Good food also.

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vipKsax (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 9, 2017

Excellent food and service. Just as good as it gets!!!!,

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vipPianomom (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 9, 2017

Good food but expensive for items. Wines too expensive per bottle. Should have $40 bottles

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TonyL (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 6, 2017

Although it was very busy the night we were there, we never felt rushed. The wait staff was exceptional: friendly and thorough.
The food did not disappoint. Soups,
Salads, and main dishes were tasty and nicely presented. The atmosphere is lively and what you would expect a bistro to be.
It was a perfect intimate birthday celebration.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 4, 2017

Le Singe Vert always delivers

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