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French Restaurant

Raoul's

50 locals recommend · Estimated price 3 out of 4 ·
About this place
Two brothers journeyed from Alsace, France, to Soho, New York. They found a little restaurant for sale. The booths were already in place and they kept the chairs until they fell apart or were destroyed in the brawls that marked the early years. They were so poor they threw nothing out, not even the salt. Guy turned his Alsatian cooking skills to fine steaks and fish for low prices - even cheaper at the bar. Serge stood outside on Prince Street, a lonely figure importuning passersby to enter and taste. People began to trickle in from their illegal lofts in the neighborhood. Some came back the next night or the next week, and people spread the word. More came, and came back. Soon the locals were complaining about the good reviews. The rest is New York bistro history.

Tips from locals

Erik
Erik
September 14, 2019
Do you want to have the best burger of your life? Many people mention good burger spots in all cities but this is legitimately probably the best burger in the world. It's not a regular burger. It's french style and is rated the top burger in New York if the not the world by many publications. The…
Harry & Morgan
Harry & Morgan
March 15, 2019
Classic bistro dating to the 1970s with a bustling Parisian atmosphere & a serious French menu.
Anna
Anna
September 08, 2018
Classic NY Establishment / French Fine Dining
Gardea
Gardea
July 19, 2018
An eclectic bunch of wine-weathered locals, stylish European tourists and young, model types make up the late-night bar crowd, while the three dining rooms suit all moods, from the bright, covered garden behind the kitchen, to the clandestine loft where a fortune teller holds court, to the buzzy…
Kenny
Kenny
June 13, 2018
French food. Classic spot.
Location
180 Prince Street
Manhattan, NY 10012
Phone+12129663518
Websiteraouls.com
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 5:00 PM
Serves the following meal typesLunch, Dinner
Credit Cards
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating
Yes
Menus
Lunch, Dinner
Drinks
Wine, Full Bar
Dining Options
No Delivery
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