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August

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791 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10065-8162
+1 212-935-1433
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Today
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 17:30 - 21:00
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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43 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were disappointed by the food and the service . We waited more than half an hour after ordering our food and it was not great ! Too bad because it's a cute little restaurant!

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Thank Caroline E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Went there for a business lunch, I had the breaded chicken sandwich, my colleague the cobb salad. She raved, my sandwich decent (a bit too much breading). The atmosphere good, well decorated, good volume for talking. Service was pretty poor, however, and it wasn't that busy. Maybe a one-off thing, will give it another shot.

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Thank Bob M
Geneva, Switzerland
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

This is a café that deserves 3 stars for its so friendly service. It's also a good place for a romantic dinner!

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Thank Jean-Pierre M
New York City, New York
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is a very popular restaurant with a nice French/American cafe cuisine. It gets a little noisy as the night progresses, but not oppressively so. The waitstaff is good but not super. The food has a lot of fun options but is somewhat pricey. I wasn't thrilled by the cocktail menu but they made a good martini.

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Thank PMGpmg
Long Island, NY
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74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Maybe it was just an off night but we were entertaining "foodies" from out of town and our experience at August was so disappointing. The décor was fresh and the staff were energetic but the food was truly disappointing. Tiny, tasteless mussels should have been the indicator of embarrassingly thin filets of branzino that came out of the kitchen lukewarm.... More 

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Thank alsal
New York City, New York
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128 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Delicious green salad and the best Nicoise salad I ever had in my life (anchovies, seared slices of tuna) in a slightly upscale utilitarian space and good UES-style service.

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Thank ronaldfairbairn
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

The food is always delicious and dependable. The service is impeccable. The staff is accommodating. And the decor is cozy and charming. The perfect neighborhood restaurant that you can always rely on for a wonderful experience. .

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Thank rg2274
Culemborg, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were visiting New York after living there for 6 years. I know the area well and had heard great things about the restaurant when it was in its previous location. Since we never made it at that time, I thought we should give it a try this time while on vacation. It was close by the... More 

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Thank Renee A
Auckland, New Zealand
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111 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

The food was lovely The service was OK, but the bosses were in the day we went & they seemed to be more of an interference than anything else... The environment was clean & pleasant...

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Thank lovenest30
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Visited here twice in 6 days! We happened upon this lovely wee place when wandering close to our hotel and decided to give it a try! We received a wonderful warm welcome on entering, and the hospitality shown to us throughout the evening was excellent and probably the main reason we returned so soon (that and the cocktails)! The menu... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 791 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10065-8162
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-935-1433
Description
Located at 791 Lexington Avenue (between 61st and 62nd Streets), August is a charming respite amid the hustle of Midtown Manhattan. Fans of the longtime Bleecker Street location, which closed earlier this year, can continue to enjoy Chef Josh Eden's eclectic takes on classic comfort food. Mussels steamed with lemon beer broth and kale, Roasted Squash Ravioli, and Braised Short Ribs with Honey Sriracha Brussels Sprouts are a few of the iconic August dishes served at the uptown location, along with inventive new entrees like Cauliflower Risotto made with white chocolate. The wood and velvet chairs at the bar give guests a perfect vantage point of the cool and sophisticated decor while enjoying an expertly executed cocktails from a rotating list.

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