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Chez Lucienne

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Harlem
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308 Lenox Avenue, New York City, NY 10027 (125 street)
+1 212-289-5555
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11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was there in November 2016, with friends for some light fare...the food was excellent and the service was at parr. Myself and friends were extremely pleased.

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Thank larrynurse
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best restaurants in Harlem. Excellent food and service in a casual, unpretentious setting. I dined with three others and we were all impressed.

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Thank Noel H
Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I love this charming restaurant! The desserts are my favorite, and I come here often with my family. The staff are wonderful as well.

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Thank Mayaroundtheworld
New York City, New York
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15 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

I ordered a steak sandwich which was very tasty and the French fries are cooked perfectly well. The bread of the sandwich was fresh and crusty, I liked it very much (and I am French, so I *know* what good bread is!).

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Thank Stephane Q
New York City, New York
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

This place came highly recommended. I went their, was in a conversation with my friend and hadn't looked at the menu. the waiter came over and asked if we were ready. My friend was, so not to be rude, I asked the waiter what he'd recommend, and he looked at me like I insulted his mother. He then proceeded to... More 

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Thank Michael Y
Powder Springs, Georgia
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203 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

The place is idea is if you want to sit outside and enjoy the site of Harlem. The staff is efficient, but the food and drinks makes ups for that. We did the various appetizers such as the calamris Frits, the soups a Loignon and of course fries. The drinks prices were very good and had good ratio of mix... More 

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Thank Cmp1130
southampton
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

went on harlem walking tour and finished up here recommended by tour guide good service really large fluffy omelette brunch really enjoyed being there

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Thank sal46
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Chef Lucienne offers s a great variety for Sunday Brunch. Besides mimosas, Bloody Mary, a full bar is available. The food was good. I would provide an extensive review but I only had a chicken Cesar salad and it was ok. Our table also has the French Onion Soup, steak and eggs and stew. Everything was good. I would visit... More 

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Thank LivingMyLife32
New York City
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135 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Chez Lucienne has always been a favorite of ours when we are in Harlem. Its proximity to the Apollo made it a great spot to dine before the show. Perhaps is was a bad night but everything was "off" last Saturday, even the service. I won't be back especially with all the new choices in Harlem. If you don't absolutely... More 

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Thank Janet A
New York City, New York
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

The staff was very friendly. They gave great suggestions. the escargot and mussels in the white broth was delicious!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 Lenox Avenue, New York City, NY 10027
    (125 street)
  • Public Transportation: Subway #2 and #3 to 125 street and Lenox avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Harlem
  • Neighbourhood: Harlem
  • Phone Number: +1 212-289-5555

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Harlem

Neighbourhood Profile
Harlem
As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has played a vital role in the history of New York City. Today, the neighbourhood is as vibrant as ever as new businesses and developments go up next to local institutions. The heart of the neighbourhood is bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and you’ll discover some of the most beautiful blocks in the city, filled with handsome brownstones, soul food restaurants, corner shops, and scenic parks. For a taste of a real New York neighbourhood, it’s hard to top a visit to Harlem.
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