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About North Square

North Square is committed to a long-standing Greenwich Village tradition: offering generous, and genuine, hospitality. We serve dinner every day in our dining room and separate, speak-easy lounge, lunch on weekdays, brunch on Saturday, and a Jazz Brunch every Sunday in the lounge. Our approach to seasonal American food draws inspiration from both world traditions and local ingredients, some sourced from our very own rooftop garden. Wine and spirit choices span the globe, with a thoughtful emphasis on American, and especially New York, selections.

103 Waverly Place
New York, NY 10011
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast, Everyday: 7:30am-11:00am
Brunch, Saturday: 12:00pm-3:30pm, Sunday: 12:00pm-4:00pm
Lunch, Monday-Friday: 12:00pm-3:30pm
Dinner, Monday-Saturday: 5:30pm-10:30pm, Sunday: 5:30pm-10:00pm
Lounge, Monday-Saturday: 5:00pm-12:00am, Sunday: 5:00pm-11:30pm

Cross Street:
Macdougal

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 254-1200

Website:
http://www.northsquareny.com/

Entertainment:
Jazz Brunch on Sundays

Public Transit:
West 4th street - A,B,C,D,E,F trains
Christopher St. - 1/9 trains

Executive Chef:
Yoel Cruz

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine

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Details
Sun 7:30PM - 9:45PM

Mon - Fri 5:30PM - 6:15PM 8:00PM - 9:45PM

Sat 8:00PM - 9:45PM

North Square Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.3

value

4.3

Noise

Quiet

100% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (18)
Cozy (11)
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Good for a Date (9)
Special Occasion (9)
Great for Brunch (9)
Good for Anniversaries (8)
Sunday Lunch (8)
Casual (8)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Good for Groups (7)
Romantic (7)
Good for Birthdays (6)
Comfort Food (5)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Business Meals (4)
Healthy (4)
Fun (3)
Live Music (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Seasonal (3)
Authentic (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
People Watching (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 31, 2011

Great location next to Washington Square. Very fine desserts and attentive service. Very "European" feel. It was nice to return to this charming restaurant.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 31, 2011

This was a highly rated restaurant (Zagat 23), but our food was disappointing.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 22, 2011

We were very impressed by the attention to the details of our specific reservation.
My partner thoroughly enjoyed the Coriander Tuna as well as the Lobster Crab cakes which we shared. The Rosemary Herb Rack of Lamb which I had was quite tender and tasty.

To top the evening off, we enjoyed a complimentary glass of champagne whilst enjoying a Red Velvet Cheesecake which was spectacular.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 22, 2011

My friend, who had never been there before was very impressed. I found it as good as it has always been, and will return often. They accommodated my request for a specific table.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 21, 2011

4 of us had the restaurant week menu and found the portions more than ample. The tuna appetizer was delicious as was the heirloom tomato salad. My chicken breast entre was huge and unfortunately underseasoned but my husband and friends each loved their rib dish. Service very attentive with refilling water glasses but quite slow for the appearance of food courses.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 21, 2011

Great service, great music during jazz brunch times! Quite atmosphere, more for couples than groups of friends. Good food and great prices!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 20, 2011

Been to North Square many, many times and it never fails to offer a wonderfully delicious dinner at a reasonable price.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 13, 2011

Very good. Definitely going back!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 11, 2011

wonderful atmosphere in this restaurant attached to the hotel but also separate

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on August 11, 2011

What a delightful place for dinner adjacent to the Washington Square Park! I had the fixed menu, and the beet soup was tasty and refreshing. The main course portion was on the small side, but for anyone ordering many courses, the size should be fine. The striped bass was moist and flaky, and perfectly paired with a polenta cake and grilled asparagus spears. The strawberry/rhubarb crumble was zesty, yet sweet; the tiny scoop of ice cream on top added a nice contrast. I look forward to visiting again.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 7, 2011

North Square continues to provide that "cut above" quality in an area offering many dining opportunities.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 5, 2011

Our party of 4 was re-seated after we noticed a working a/c vent sending cool air directly at our table. From then on, everything went very smoothly. We 4 found the food 'near-excellent'; the entrees were particularly satisfying. A Restaurant Week menu was available and 2 of us made use of that. Service was for the most part extraordinary - it seemed like a waiter was always near our table and at the ready to make sure everything was fine. The restaurant was busy and it was noisy. Fortunately the tables are separated adequately so that the noise from other tables usually did not drown out our own conversation. This made North Square more comfortable than most places where conversation is impossible due to noise.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 3, 2011

Quiet restaurant on Washington Square Park with really good food at reasonable prices. Service inexplicably inconsistent for a small restaurant.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 3, 2011

North Square is a wonderful cozy restaurant nestled in its own quaters downstairs from the Washington Hotel. I've been going there about 10 years and each time I long to return. The ambiance is definately intelligencia Greewich Village -- writers, NYU professors, neighborhood professionals - overheard conversation is of current theater and novels, not Jersey Shore. A nice break!Appetizers including the lobster risotto and tuna tartare were light and delicious; our entrees, tuna from the ala carte menu and mussels were less than spectacular but that was offset by the sweet and savory key lime tart and great espresso. NorthSqaure alsways pleases and when you leave, you feel like you have had a very relaxing, adult night. Nice!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 2, 2011

Always delightful. Wonderful lunch in a lovely location and beautiful,intimate space

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 1, 2011

What a find! Stumbled on this beautiful restaurant during Restaurant Week - was conveniently located right next to Washington Square Park. The food was AMAZING. Will definitely be back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 30, 2011

The service is friendly and outstanding. By now Priscilla feels like a member of the family, but the whole staff is wonderful.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 29, 2011

Excellent restaurant, especially great for conversation that can be easily heard.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 29, 2011

I absolutely loved North Square Restaurant! I am currently commuting to NYU for graduate school and feel as though I have really found a gem near the school for lunch and dinner. The food is worth the price. I love quality food and this WAS IT FOR ME!

Tags: Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 24, 2011

everything was beyond expectations

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 23, 2011

Reviews of older crowd are correct, I just wonder why. Food was very good, very friendly and good service. Chocolate dessert is awesome!!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on July 21, 2011

Everything was wonderful. I chose the restaurant week pris fixe menu and all three courses were fabulous. There were many thing I saw on the menu I can't wait to go back and try. The best part however was the service. My waitress was kind, helpful and on top of everything. I even met the owners who were a very sweet couple having dinner there as well. With so many restaurants to choose from in manhattan this is one of my top picks. I will absolutely return.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 21, 2011

Impossible to have a bad meal here.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 14, 2011

Quality of the food is notable. The ambiance was relaxing. So the entire dining experience was enjoyable.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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vip
·Dined on July 13, 2011

the food was just okay and the crowd was a bunch of old folks that were on a night out from the nursing home....and there were people eating their salad with their hands which put me right over the edge. complete animals. wouldn't go back.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 6, 2011

Been here several times and the food and service are consistently very good. Not pretentious, just high quality food, well prepared and served. Nice bar as well.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 23, 2011

Why so many old people? Holy cow, I felt like I was in an upscale nursing home. Food was quite good, beautiful setting just off Washington Square Park.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 22, 2011

We always enjoy eating here. The food is consistently quite good.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 20, 2011

Comfortable, intimate atmosphere; great food without pretense; unusual selection of wine by glass; easy, responsive service. Returned twice during a recent NYC trip.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 19, 2011

always such a comfortable pleasure

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 18, 2011

North Square is the place where traditional foods are prepared in exciting new ways. Unlike many other restaurants of the same size, the low noise level is appreciated.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 12, 2011

The Jazz brunch is great, but ask for a table away from the "stage" if you want to chat.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 11, 2011

Service was very good, as was the food. We ended up eating in the lounge as we had to increase our party from two to four and they could not accommodate the additional diners. The lounge was nice, not romantic and we had a very nice time. I would happily recommend it to others.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 11, 2011

pretty - good food - comfortable

Tags: Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 8, 2011

A mature crowd enjoys excellent cuisine in a quiet, comfortable venue.

Tags: Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 4, 2011

North Square is a great small neighborhood restaurant.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 1, 2011

The food was good. There were a lot of appealing items on the menu. We enjoyed being there

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on May 23, 2011

We celebrated my husband's 70th birthday, and were treated fabulously! Warm and competent service, delicious cuisine, and a subdued and home-like ambiance make this our favorite restaurant in New York.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 22, 2011

Went for the jazz brunch - at first thought we were going to be in trouble as we were seated right next to the trio, however the sound level was just right and they were fantastic. Great Sunday brunch, we all enjoyed our food and the music. Would recommend to friends and would go back.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 21, 2011

North Square is always a treat. The staff is friendly without being obtrusive. Noise level is low and conversation is easy with with dining partners. The menu does not disappoint. My guest, who is sort of a foodie, was impressed.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View
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