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About Vic's

In October 2014, partners Victoria Freeman, Marc Meyer and Chris Paraskevaides (Cookshop, Hundred Acres) introduce diners to Vic's on Great Jones Street in NoHo. Vic's resides in the re-imagined former space of Five Points, the restaurant that Freeman, Meyer and Paraskevaides opened together in 1999. After 15 years, the restaurateurs decided to renovate the space and the result--Vic's--is an entirely new establishment. Chef Hillary Sterling (A Voce, Lupa) presides over Vic's locally sourced Italian dishes, including house made pastas and pizzas (made with New York State flour) and market-driven plates of antipasti and entrées. Vic's is open 7-days a week.

31 Great Jones
New York, NY 10012
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday - 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday - 10:30am - 3:00pm
Mid Menu: Saturday-Sunday from 3pm-5:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Wednesday - 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Dinner: Thursday-Friday 5:00-11:30pm
Dinner: Saturday - 5:30pm - 11:30pm
Dinner: Sunday - 5:30pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Lafayette & Bowery

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(212) 253-5700

Website:
http://www.vicsnewyork.com/

Parking Details:
Parking available on street after 6pm and/or private lot across the street at Lafayette & Great Jones.

Public Transit:
Broadway & Lafayette 6, B, D, M, F trains

Executive Chef:
Hillary Sterling

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Vic's Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (28)
Good for a Date (27)
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Creative Cuisine (21)
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Great for Lunch (15)
Good Vegetarian Options (15)
Sunday Lunch (14)
Special Occasion (13)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Good for Birthdays (12)
Hot Spot (12)
Healthy (12)
Cozy (11)
Fun (11)
Great for Outdoor Dining (10)
Seasonal (10)
Great for Brunch (9)
Local Ingredients (9)
Notable Wine List (9)
People Watching (8)
Romantic (8)
Vibrant Bar Scene (8)
Good for Anniversaries (6)
Business Meals (6)
Kid-friendly (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Bar Seating (6)
Authentic (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Organic (3)
Great Beer (2)
Spicy (2)
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·Dined 3 days ago

Loved the choices. Each dish was very well prepared. The service was excellent and the server had great knowledge of the menu. Iw as a great night out.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

As always Vic's delivers on flavor, especially if the diner likes heat and chilies.
As a happy repeat diner at Vic's I was disappointed this time by poor service.
Noise level can also be a problem.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

The food is amazing and why I came back. Pasta creamy and al dente...chicken flavorful and juicy. The standout the second time was the cocktails. Great show to watch our mixologist put a custom drink together and tasted great. Drink slowly. Atmosphere on a Friday night is like being at nice downton afterwork event. Atmosphere on a Sunday is quiet and intimate. I like both.

Tags: Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
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·Dined 5 days ago

Every single dish we had was incredible. Delicious. We were the oldest people in the room, so it didn't feel like it could be "our regular place" but the food made up for that. I would go again.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Vic's is such a treat... amazing pasta, top notch cocktails, super attentive waitstaff, delicious desserts. One minor drawback is that it can get loud.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 13, 2017

I could go on and on. The food is simply delicious! It would be criminal to dine here and not try the Crispy Sweet Onions. The farinata is a cheesy dream. The borsa, oh the lovely borsa!

Honey semifreddo, I worship thee. (That dessert was snarfed by our group.)

We sat in the back where it is a little quieter and got to watch chef Hillary Sterling work the pass-through.

Noteworthy as well are the friendly and skilled bartenders. Craft cocktails, yes!

Tags: Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Cozy, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Food was good. Waiter provided great recommendations. I was a bit late but called to let them know my eta. Unfortunately we still had to wait half an hour for a table and had to rush through our meal.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We really enjoyed Sunday brunch at Vic's. The food was delicious (don't miss the Calabrian Chile Chicken or the Ricotta Pancakes!), the service was friendly and prompt, and as an added bonus they were very accommodating and kind to our child! We'll definitely be back in the near future.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

My wife and I came for our anniversary and we were treated to a wonderful experience.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We went to Vic's for our longtime friend's 38th wedding anniversary. Vi's is our "go to" place for special occasions and we had an amazing evening. The seasonal menu was perfect for the exceptionally cold evening. We started with Hillary's Crispy Sweet Onions. Our guests asked our server on what the ingredients are for the dish. So simple and so wonderful. I had a half portion of the Tonnarelli and it was just the right amount and really delicious.

The service was fantastic. We tried some new wine and shared some amazing desserts. Vic's is always great.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Local Ingredients, Cozy
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We had a 9:15 pm dinner reservation. The place was so packed they didn’t seat us until 10pm. They should not overbook , it was really excessively long considering we had a reservation. The manager was very apologic and gave us free glasses on wine. But I would hesitate to go there again.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Great service. Delicious food, loved the Black Pepper pasta, Albacore and the onion appetizer was refreshing and tasty. The pizza was yummy too. We will definitely go back.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 8, 2017

Vic's is a treasure! It is one of my favorite restaurants in the city - the food is delicious (pro tip: don't sleep on the garlic bread or vegetables as they are always amazing), the ambience is great (mood lighting, fun but not too loud music), the service is always gracious and timely, you can get a reservation at a normal time a few days before or even day of and they seat you before your whole party is there! A dream come true for any New Yorker!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

second time in a month and loved it again. pizza is amazing and everything is great too

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Excellent experience great service great pizza good sea bass that was served not as hot as I like but was redone and excellant

Tags: Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Healthy
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Chef Hillary Sterling does her magic at this lovely, lively and welcoming restaurant. Her creative Italian cuisine is not only beautiful to look at, but really delicious. I recommend that you share multiple items so you can taste all of her great creations. Start with the market section, Mercato, and some Antipasti. Then move to the pasta's (her specialty and all amazing), then move to the mains...don't miss the roasted chicken with charred broccoli, baby onions, fingerling potatoes, chilies, and basil (YUM!). This has become one of my and my husbands favorite restaurants and we frequent it as often as we can! You won't be disappointed.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Fit for Foodies
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 (New England)·Dined on October 28, 2017

The staff was very nice and paid attention to us at all times. We had a 3 month old and they were very accommodating to our needs. Food was excellent. Price appropriate. We would go back again.

Tags: Cozy, Casual, Kid-friendly
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Every time we go it’s delicious with many nice surprises on the menu.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

❤️ this place

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 25, 2017

We are repeat visitors to Vic’s because we love their seasonal menu, inventive cooking and excellent service. It is convenient to the public theater and walkable from Union Square or Broadway Lafayette, another plus!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Cozy, Casual
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Loved it. Came for my girlfriends birthday with a party of 11 - was fantastic!! Our host Haley was lovely and threw in some complimentary desserts! great ambience great restaurant

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Very good food however service was extremely slow.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Our server was absolutely outstanding. We are coming back just for him!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Every bite and sip was delicious. The menu had several twists using fresh ingredients in delightful ways.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Organic, Healthy, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Vibrant scene for a late Friday night dinner! Great bartenders that mix special cocktails and serve a nice choice of microbrews on tap. Pizza is awesome!!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating
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 (London)·Dined on October 14, 2017

I always have a great meal at Vics.

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

First visit and won't be my last. Great space, good lunch menu, excellent food prep and helpful wait staff.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 8, 2017

While Vic’s was fine, it lacked anything special. Trying to find a warm friendly atmosphere in the area has failed. The food was good, the service was mediocre, the coffee was aweful and it was high price for what we got. Disappointed.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Great vibe! Good food!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Always delicious. Fantastic service. Best pizza. Market vegetable dishes are fantastic. Every meal I have had over the past couple years at this restaurant has been a home run.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Horrible food

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Everything was delicious. Gimlet verde drink really good. The crispy squid, delicata squash and little purse borsa pasta were amazinggg a must!!! The cacio e pepe, scallops and burrata were good too.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Solid restaurant menu. Outstanding food. Unfortunately unbearable noise level.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 30, 2017

This is our third time eating at Vic's. Consistently well prepared and imaginative menu items. The servers and bartenders - spot on. A warm atmosphere and welcoming staff. Vic's is a gen

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Vic's was surprisingly impressive in its experience. I was expecting a good Italian meal one would expect in NYC but Vic's exceeded expectations on all accounts. Drinks were on point. The food was delicious. And the service was impeccable. I rarely ever even think about going back to a restaurant because I generally prefer a new adventure, however, I will definitely return to Vic's in the near future. Highly recommended

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on September 28, 2017

I have had dinner and Lunch at Vic's many times and it remains one of my favorite place; I have never been disappointed. The staff is very friendly and efficient, the food always good and the atmosphere is always welcoming. I would recommend it.

Tags: Bar Seating, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Tasting Menu, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Casual, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Great food , rustic Italian is what I would categorize it as . You can tell from the food that the chef is a pro mixing great flavors and textures - but you can taste the dedication to each dish. Service is great.

Delicious , fun and reasonable for Manhattan.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Vic's used to be a great place a couple of years ago. Unfortunately not anymore. It has nothing special: food is mediocre, service ok and too pricey what they offer.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Great food, great service - Sunday brunch was a delight

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 14, 2017

We arrived at Vic's early and we were seated by the kitchen!
This experience was magical in every way...the Chef was giving the kitchen just the right
Amount of attention and the food coming out of the kitchen was sublime!
The three of us reluctantly left after an amazing dinner!

Tags: Healthy, Organic, Good for Birthdays, Spicy, Good for a Date, Great Beer, Authentic, Seasonal, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good Vegetarian Options, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, People Watching, Fun, Hot Spot, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Comfort Food
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