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Fanelli Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
American, Bar, Pub
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94 Prince St, New York City, NY
+1 212-226-9412
10:00 - 02:00
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I like this place.... It is a nice loca soho bar And restaurant.... You can drink a beer and eat a nice meal.....

Thank Niv Z
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looks like a dive but isn't...great burgers lots of locals who think they are grandfathered in and many are...grandfathers. Ultimately a very cool spot if you can get a seat.

Thank Charles H
Hong Kong, China
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

NYC was very cold on Saturday March 4. I had to stop somewhere for a coffee to keep warm. The cafe was packed but a nice receptionist found me a spot near the cafe bar area at the back where they made coffees. I only ordered a cappuccino and no food. It was still all smiles and giggles. Kudos to... More 

Thank S C
Wilton, CT
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are some great old bars and restaurants in NY and there are some that are just old bars and restaurants with run down and dirty facilities, poor service and mediocre food. This is one of the latter. We came across this restaurant while shopping and starving at the same time and after a quick look on line decided to... More 

Thank Crawford99975
Salvador, BA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

... passed it many times and finally went in. another age! for the better, no wifi. small. I sat the bar but there are a line of small tables also plus a room in the back. A delicious BLT with salad was perfect. refills on soft drinks. the crowd is sports oriented and local but you feel right at home... More 

Thank brasilboy
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

This restaurant/bar is located in one of the most visited corners of Soho. But the place keeps a local ambiance. The food is just good, the drinks are not special but you´ll find there a warm and quiet experience.

Thank RaquelitaNYC
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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162 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

The café/bar is located on the corner of Prince and Mercer a block south of the Angelika Film Center, so very convenient before or after an early day film. I say early because the hours are from 10:00 to 1:30 or to 4:00 on weekends. The interior is dark, but in a comfortably warm way an old bar or tavern... More 

Thank snorkelingfan46
St. Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Dropped in to this very classic place to get something to eat and coffee. I had an omelette and Michelle had the French toast. It was more like brunch. The food was excellent and perfect. We were actually sitting at the bar and were entertained by the locals who were in for early drinks. A very pleasant surprise to find... More 

Thank Allen_W225
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We went years ago when the kids were little. I read a review that said they had good French toast and they were correct. Walked through the front bar to the back room where we were comfortable. We definitely weren't sitting in the bar with the kids as the vibe we got was walk to the back and so we... More 

Thank Lduck76
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48 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Excellent for a drink in the bar.... this place is across the street of the Mercer Hotel. Old school and dark bar. Traditional bar fare, and great ales A must if you're in the neighbourhood.

Thank Anders H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Prince St, New York City, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > SoHo
  • Neighbourhood: SoHo
  • Phone Number: +1 212-226-9412

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Staying in SoHo

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Once the artistic hub of New York City, SoHo (South of Houston) is now one of the premiere shopping destinations in the world. Housing everything from the most popular luxury brands to swank boutiques you won’t find anywhere else, this is a sophisticated shopper’s dream come true. Broadway teems with big-name stores and people during the day, while Prince and Spring Streets are the other main drags to explore by foot. Take a detour down the quieter side streets to see the real star of the district –majestic cast-iron architecture everywhere you look. What were once warehouses and art studios are now meticulously restored loft buildings favored by many of New York’s celebrities, making SoHo one of the trendiest addresses in the city. The pretty streets of Nolita (North of Little Italy) offer a more sedate vibe, with plenty of tiny boutiques and hip restaurants to seek out.
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