The Odeon

4.8
2309 Reviews
$31 to $50
French
The Odeon is offering reservations for indor and outdoor dining. Walk-Ins are welcome. The Outdoor Cafe is complete with rain-proof awnings, wind barriers, heaters and plexiglass dividers.

Due to demanding weather conditions, we are unable to hold your reservation past the time it has been booked. If you cannot be present at the time of your reservation, we will offer the table to waiting guests. Thank you for your understanding during this difficult period. If you are running late, have questions about your reservation or wish to cancel, please call us at 212-233-0507. We look forward to seeing you soon.

We allow for 1 hour 30 minutes dining time for parties up to 2 guests and 1 hour 45 minutes for parties of 3-4 guests.

We’re doing everything we can to keep you safe and protected from the elements. When dining outside, please consider dressing protectively. Blankets are available. New York State requires restaurants to be closed by 10pm.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 2309 people are saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.7
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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never disappoints!

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vipFoodSnob
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ella was always the best, the most pleasant while Dimitri’s cocktails were simply to die for ♥️♥️♥️

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vipTaraW
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service3ambience4

Everything was wonderful as usual except that it was a bit cold inside for some reason. Also, the waitress seemed to be pushing us out quickly. We each ordered an appetizer & entree and she actually asked if we wanted them together!!! Since when do you serve the appetizers and entrees at the same time??? It was a birthday celebration and we were trying to have a relaxed time.

But other than that everything was first rate.

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vipSilaS
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best as always

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RichardW
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We're talking about The Odeon, what more can I say? Congratulations on your 40 years!

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vipLisaM
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved Odeon. Casual, loads of families but no screaming kids. Perfect blend.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always good

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BLeo
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic omlette, nice space, good service, and a solid bloody mary.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Waitstaff was exceptional!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Excellent and safe indoor dining experience

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food good service amazing atmosphere and cozy.

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FakeMoonLanding
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lamb shank special made me seriously question what I’m doing with my life.

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EBxxx
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service. Perfect atmosphere: Cozy and romantic, but also just relaxing and calm for any kind of dinner get-together. Food as always is creative, well-prepared and eluciones! Staff is friendly, professional and attentive.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent to have indoor dining open again.

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vipPAC5M
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience5

After living in New York for 10 years, I was excited to try the Odeon for the first time and even more excited given that indoor dining is now permitted (February 2021). While the food was pretty good, the cocktails were great and the wait staff was amicable, my overall experience was negatively impacted by the attitude and lack of hospitality from the host staff.

Upon walking up to the restaurant a few minutes ahead of my reservation, I instinctively entered the room to speak to the hostess. Upon crossing the vestibule, I was immediately reprimanded and told to exit. After explaining my indoor reservation time (I had called ahead to make sure my reservation secured an indoor table and a note was made highlighting a 'strong' preference' for indoors), I was told the restaurant was at capacity and that I was free to dine outside immediately or wait a few minutes for an indoor table. We opted to wait and were eventually seated.

The meal, service and cocktails were very good - would highly recommend the Cucumber Gin Martini and Buffalo Chicken Dumplings.

Then the clock struck 10pm. I understand that New York City has many restaurants operating under high stress conditions in fear of violating the rules, but the reaction from staff to abruptly and rudely end our evening could have been handled with some more tact. Instead we were hurried from the table and eventually pushed out the door while the staff was cleaning tables. Given the outdoor temperatures and the lack of taxis and ubers in the current environment, I was hoping for perhaps a more gentle reminder and a more polite request to sort things out outside.

I understand this is all a learning experience and tensions are high, but I hope the staff recognizes that most patrons would like to be treated with a little more kindness and respect when dropping a couple hundred dollars on dinner.

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vipCetts
New York Area
154 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It’s great to be back in NYC and especially at the Odeon for indoor dining! The restaurant felt very safe- tables properly spaced and plexiglass between the tables. Same great food, service and cocktails as always.

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vipJenniferR
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Grilles Cheese and tomato soup

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AlanG
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great (and warm!) spot for winter brunch outdoors - tasty food, a wonderful mulled wine, and friendly and attentive service. Highly recommended!

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CrisS
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

All good, but can't wait until we can dine indoors.

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vipGaryJ
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Great outdoor dining space; so so food.

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himetokusa
Hawaii
5 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall3food4service5ambience3

Everything was great. Just too windy and cold to be dining out. Will come back when it’s warmer or when we can eat indoors.

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CarmenMR
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistently great! Bring back the steak tartare, please!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, service and atmosphere... eating there at least once a week and it has been a bright spot amid all the pandemic stresses..

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just good food

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vipKathleenK
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My favorite restaurant of all time!

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vipDianaD
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I really enjoyed my experience. Food was really good! Definitely a good spot..

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vipAmyL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Odeon has made outdoor winter pandemic dining as comfortable as possible even on the coldest of winter days. The food is delicious (always) and the added hot drinks menu is a tasty warm up.

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amandab
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Odeon was delicious as always, and the distancing measures were great while also having a nice set up and heaters.

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JeanS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Been going to The Odeon since it opened in 1980. It serves the most delicious “comfort food” in cold weather and tasty dinners for special occasions! Cocktails are always yummy. We celebrated a friend’s birthday in the outside dining area and had a wonderful time. Service was top notch. Can’t wait to go back.

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vipGraycie74
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this gem! Never a bad meal or experience! Solid, reliable, iconic. Long live the Odeon!

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erikaM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The Odeon is a classic. We've been going for 20+ years. Mostly though:

We are SO SO grateful that they are still operating, and they have ingeniously and capably created a great outdoor set up.

Keep it up, Odeon, and we'll be back to "normal" soon!!!

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JeanS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We met 2 friends who specifically requested to eat at The Odeon (which is also one of my all-time favorites). Dinners, side orders and cocktails were delicious. The guys posed for a quick shot before we all headed home.

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HarryN
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have dined here since it opened in 1980. That alone speaks for itself. The menu offers excellent selections. My favorite: Steak frites. The bell pepper soup ( not always available) is superb. I love the indoor ambience (not available now with the pandemic). The staff is wonderful. Go, go, go!

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vipLisaP
Chicago
20 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed a lovely outside brunch here. Great food and the best service.

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OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience overall! Went there for brunch with a friend. Service was great and the food was good!

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ThomasE
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The Odeon is a NY icon . I am happy they are open for business in any way shape or form . I was happy to be able to have brunch there and it was delicious !

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StefanB
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

the heat lamps really help, as do the cushions on the chairs; but you end up having a hot head (be careful standing, it may end up with grill marks :). Would heated blankets not work better and be more environmentally friendly? some restaurants have have sheep skins and planets, but the heated ones you can launder would be brilliant.

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ricardof
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous outdoor seating! Wonderful service...love dining here!!!

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PatrickC
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

During this crazy pandemic...Odeon still comes through with flying colors. Thank you.
Server was awesome as the food. thank you

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from The Odeon using the Order Online button. The Odeon also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 233-7000.

The Odeon is rated 4.8 stars by 2309 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.