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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

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.3

value

4.4

Noise

Quiet

98% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (33)
Quiet Conversation (22)
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Special Occasion (17)
Good for a Date (16)
Great for Brunch (15)
Casual (15)
Great for Lunch (13)
Creative Cuisine (10)
Good for Anniversaries (10)
Sunday Lunch (10)
Fit for Foodies (10)
Romantic (9)
Good for Birthdays (8)
Comfort Food (7)
Good for Groups (7)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Business Meals (6)
Fun (4)
Live Music (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Healthy (4)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Seasonal (3)
Authentic (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
People Watching (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Bar Seating (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Organic (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

It’s always a pleasure to have dinner at North Square. The sausage appetizer was particularly delicious. It’s refreshing to eat at a restaurant that you don’t have to scream to be heard across the table. I’m looking forward to returning soon.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined 7 days ago

Charming atmosphere, creative good, attentive staff.

Tags: Organic, Cozy, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Casual, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Gluten Free Options
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·Dined on January 14, 2018

We ended up seated in the bar room, which was quite noisy. It might have been better in the front dining room. The food was wonderful.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 13, 2018

We were a table of 6 with a couple of dinners with food allergies. Our waiter was very knowledgeable and accommodating. Our table especially appreciated the vegan muffins!! Good selection for brunch.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Such a disappointment. Decor dated and frumpy. Food boring.
Will never go back.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 1, 2018

We went for an early dinner on New Years Eve. We have gone there several years in a row. The food is always excellent and the ambiance is just right - casual, festive but not overly noisy. A good choice.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We went for the Jazz Brunch in the Lounge. The fixed price brunch ($20) is an outstanding value and the music is usually very good. Reservations are required as the space is small and usually sells out for the first seating at 12:30. It is a favorite place of mine and the jazz is wonderful.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on December 30, 2017

A great meal at a fair price. Would highly recommend. A neighborhood gem!!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Here's a restaurant where you can count on eating well and holding a conversation.
Whether you choose the three course special or a la carte you'll get beautifully presented
well prepared foods like the chopped salad, shrimp soup and in-market fish.
Rack of lamb and pan seared sea scallops were two good choices for us.

Tags: Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on December 21, 2017

Attractive and charming mini cafe des artistes style restaurant
with good, nicely presented and tasty food.

Tags: Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 20, 2017

The staff was very friendly and this makes everything better. But, the food is very good too--and good value, by NYC standards.

Tags: Cozy, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Sunday Jaz Brunch is excellent. Great value & great entertainment.
Dinner is always excellent at North Square.
A nrighborhood gem.People love it.

Tags: Fun, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Lovely restaurant in Greenwich Village alongside Washington Sq Park. The lounge, where we never sat before, was very nice and in fact we might request that room in the future. Preparation of the fish dishes was excellent as were the desserts. Service, although the restaurant was busy, was attentive.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 15, 2017

We have been to this restaurant many times before a show at NYU. Perfectly fine but a shame they now use Resy for their reservation system. Resy is an absolute disaster.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Delicious. Nice people. Bring a sphere. The lady who was singing, Roz, gracious great voice definitely a place you want to go on a Sunday to really enjoy an outstanding brunch. Really enjoyed it.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 9, 2017

A group of friends get together for brunch here twice a year—we like the convenient location (is just down the block from large subway station), the warm ambiance of the space (especially pretty for the December holiday brunch, as the restaurant is nicely decorated), and the very reasonable prices (for Manhattan).

Tags: Casual, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 5, 2017

This is my "go to" restaurant if I want to have conversation where we can all hear each other. The food is consistently excellent as is the service.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Charming Village spot with good food and service. Liked it so much we went 2 evenings in a row!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Relaxed and extra pleasant. Very well prepared dishes.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

great food, neighborhood gem but no ambiance. The dining room could use an update, but then the prices would probably go up. My friend lives 2 blocks away and we couldn't believe we'd never been. It's a great place to go for food that is reasonably prices with really nice servers, and have a conversation with your friends. definitely recommend

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Excellent dining option for professors (and students) visiting NYU. Friendly service and good traditional American fare with some great tap beers. The $25 lunch prix fixe menu was a bargain.

Tags: Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 29, 2017

The food was delicious as usual. Friends who had never eaten here before loved it.

Tags: Authentic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving dinner was both lively and delicious. The quail appetizer was excellently tender and juicy, the scallops perfect as well. North Square doesn’t disappoint. Michael greeted us at the door like long lost relatives and we were delighted to have been recognized. This place deserves to stay around!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on November 21, 2017

Next three tables way too noisy. Too many"professional" women trying to out talk each other. We had to strain to hear each other. Was not pleasant.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 19, 2017

We reserved and specifically asked for the Jazz seating and we were happy with our experience. The meal was quite good and the cost was very reasonable at $20 Price fix for brunch. It included a mimosa and coffee or tea. $20 brunch and live jazz, can't beat that!

Tags: Live Music
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Once again, North Square provided a wonderful setting for a get-together with friends. The food was excellent, the ambiance also -- music muted in the background -- and the service was very good. North Square is a restaurant in which you can actually talk without screaming to be heard over the music and the noise of a crowd. I would recommend North Square to anyone who wants a really good meal, at a reasonable price, in a restaurant for grownups.

Tags: Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Good Vegetarian Options, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 17, 2017

I had a wonderful brunch there and decided to host a party for 12. Mike couldnt have more lovely and accommodating. As the host, they made me feel like VIP. We had an awesome party. Everything loved it. Will absolutely be back to this neighborhood gem.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Fun, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch, Afternoon Tea, Cozy, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 14, 2017

It is always a pleasure to dine at North Square. Moderate priced food that is creatively made.
A great place to hang out.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 14, 2017

The perfect place for a good meal in a quiet setting. I ordered the tagine - which was more like a curry than tagine, but it was very good. The service was quick and the staff was kind. I would return.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Surprise good find! innovative menu and deliciously prepared. its in the basement of a hotel, at first glance you would not expect much, but it was surprisingly good.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Again the service was warm and friendly and the happy-hour specials yummy good deals... I vow to return with a full crew of entree-eating friends one day soon, smiles. Thank you.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Happy Hour, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Second lunch visit reinforced my initial impression that this restaurant offers consistently excellent dining experience. Will be back.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Great for Lunch, Seasonal, Quiet Conversation, Cozy
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·Dined on November 10, 2017

excellent food. many fish choices. good service. quiet

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

This was a return visit for several friends who gathered from all over the world (Europe, Japan, Canada and US). We had gathered at North Square 3 years ago, and wanted to celebrate together again. The Maitre D, Michael, was so helpful and accommodating when we needed to add more seats to my reservation. Dinner was delicious. Thanks for the great memories again.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

This is a lovely restaurant right across the street from Washington Square Park and this was my second time dining there. I enjoyed the freshness and imaginative quaity of the food and the service could not have been better. I had salmon encrusted with pumpkin seed and a crab and roasted corn salad to start. Both of the dishes were excellent. The room is very upscale and calm with a terrific cozy lounge area in the back. A wonderful neighborhood place to eat next time you are in the Village.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 3, 2017

The service at North Square was incredible and the food was absolutely amazing!

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 2, 2017

North Square is my favorite Village restaurant. Always reliable: good food, good service, good ambiance & quite enough to have a conversation.

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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Great find! Took my mom and friends for her birthday. Varied, delicious menu. Attentive service. Very private-feeling tables with lots of space around them so you can actually hold a conversation over dinner. The burger is fantastic. Would recommended to anyone not looking for "a scene," just a really nice meal out. We'll be back.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Disabled Access, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 22, 2017

My new favorite restaurant. Delicious food, beautiful atmosphere, excellent service and affordable!

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Good for a Date, Romantic, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 15, 2017

The food here is great.The service is excellent.My husband and I have been here a few times and the food is consistently good

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies
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