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  • American (New), Local/Organic
  • 791 Lexington Ave, New York NY10014 40.734449 -74.004484
  • (Btwn 61st & 62nd St)
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  • (212) 935-1433
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User Ratings (Based on 68 reviews)

Food 3.6 Value 3.0
Service 3.4 Atmosphere 4.0

Other Restaurant Info

(212) 935-1433
(646) 349-3614
Visa, MC, AmEx
Lunch Mon-Fri: 11:30am-3pm Dinner Mon-Thu: 5:30pm-10pm Fri-Sat: 5:30pm-10:30pm Sun: 5pm-9pm Brunch Sat-Sun: 11:30am-3pm
Brunch, Lunch
Accepts Credit Cards, Dinner, Private Parties
Min Delivery:

User Reviews

  • August

    Posted by Anonymous on 02/15/2006

    No Service Issues Here!

    I have to disagree with the poor service issues mentioned here by some other reviewers. My boyfriend and I were there last night and had one of the best service experiences that we'd had in NYC in ages. They new our names before we even announced them, our table was all set up for us, and the manager popped by our table. Add to that the delicious food, and we'll definitely be back. I want to try out the brunch!

  • August

    Posted by Villager on 01/13/2006

    A find!

    I have been here twice with groups and once as a table for two. Both times, I have found myself more than satisfied and having impressed my company. They are a small restaurant and it's cozy European feeling is unique, but for the price, you can not do any better. Our waitresses have always been very patient and that goes a long way when you have a big group. Sit in the back for brunch on sunday!

  • August

    Posted by villager on 12/29/2005

    Poor experience

    This place had a lot of hype - but we left feeling very let-down. We agree with the other reviewers - the food is excellent, but the dining experience marred by poor service. Our waitress was unpleasant and absent. The room was noisy with irritating background music. Would not return.

  • August

    Posted by Anonymous on 12/11/2005


    After walking by this cute little spot several tiimes, we finally decided to give it a try, and were disappointed. While the menu offered a variety of very creative combinations and dishes, they were unnimpressive upon their arrival. There were four of us dining, and none of us received a hot dinner, all "warm". The flavors in the dishes were great, but such things as overcooked fish, an excess of fat, and minimal flavor left us disappointed. We will most likely not return for another dinner.

  • August

    Posted by Jeff on 12/11/2005

    Go hungry, Leave parched!

    My girlfriend and I came to August when we could not get into some other local places in the West Village. The service was not so good. The best person working in the place was our waterboy! Who I personally tipped at the end of the night. The portions were small and had little taste. The only good dish I had was the oysters which you can get anywhere else. I do not recommend this place.

  • August

    Posted by John from Chelsea on 09/16/2005

    Sum not as good as its parts

    The food at August is outstanding. The two apppetizers and the two entrees plus the one dessert my guest and I had were exellent. However, all portions on all five dishes were a bit small for the price. There is a pretty backyard dining room but the noise level was a bit much when full, as it was on my visit. However, fresh tastes jump off the plate. Just wish there were more of it to jump.

  • August

    Posted by cb on 09/13/2005

    The chef can do no wrong

    I, once again , had an outstanding meal at August. The blistered peppers and the tarte flambe to start were better than I remembered. Simple. Fabulous. My guest and I had the special chicken for 2 which rivaled Zuni Cafe in preparation and taste. The wine list is well thought out with some great bottles, of which I drank the zesty Txacoli white on the recommendation of my waiter. It was a very peculiar little wine that was perfect for the evening. The gelato is to die for. If I'm not mistaken I think it's from IL Labratorio in LES. The meal was fabulous. The service was good. & the atmosphere is West Village.

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