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Cafe Luise

129 Rivington St., New York, NY 10002 40.71956 -73.986808
at Norfolk St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-673-5820 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: American Traditional, French, Italian, Southwest
  • Price Range: $$

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    6 out of 10


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American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Brunch - Weekend


  • Beer and Wine Only


Not Accepted


This venue is closed.

In contrast to its sister restaurant, Alicia's, demurely tucked away on a secluded Brooklyn Heights street, Cafe Luise seems to have landed right in the heart of the Lower East Side action. The owners must feel a twinge as they see the crowds vacuumed up by neighboring Schiller's, but Luise has charms of its own—chiefly, low prices and an eclectic menu that ranges from braised oxtail and lima beans to Provencal potato pizzettes.


Note: BYOB with a $10 per bottle corkage fee.

Recommended Dishes

Braised Oxtail, $10.95; Moroccan Burger, $8.95; Potato Pizzettes, $8.95