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Le Souk

47 Ave. B, New York, NY, 10009
nr. 4th St.
212-777-5454

Avg. Rating

6
Food: 6
Service: 5
Décor: 7
"Mixed Reviews"

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52% would go back.

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Completely ruined our dinner party - Horrible experience

By GMurray on 4/16/2008

  • Overall Rating: 4
  • Food: 6
  • Service: 1
  • Décor: 4
  • No, I would not go back!

I celebrated my birthday with a dinner party there. We had reservations for 9:30. We sat at 10:45. The food was good but came late. Main dish wasn't served till well past midnight. The worst of it all, they added stuff to our bill that we never ordered, something they apparently do often. Then they said they only took a max of 4 credit cards, yet both ATM machines at the place were not working. Very shady and rude people. Can't understand why people keep going there.

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63 out of 133 people found this review helpful.

Don't Go

By dg6789 on 3/14/2008

  • Overall Rating: 4
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 2
  • Décor: 5
  • No, I would not go back!

I thought it was just me, until I read everyone else's reviews...this place was terrible. From the moment I walked in the door I felt unwelcome at the restaurant. We were given a table to sit at, but were told someone had reserved the table in an hour and a half. No less than 45 minutes latter we were kicked out of the table because someone had a reservation. For the short time we had the table we were ignored by all the wait staff. But at least they serve really bad drinks. Don't go!

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39 out of 86 people found this review helpful.

ABSOLUTELY NEVER AGAIN

By nairobi on 2/1/2008

  • Overall Rating: 3
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 1
  • Décor: 4
  • No, I would not go back!

I had my birthday party there on 1/27/08 and this was the worst.. Money spent: $1000 Staff: rude beyond belief. The so-called-manager, door woman, and waitress, coat check lady, need a crash course in customer service. From the door woman telling me " f-you", to the manager telling me " the door woman can do whatever she wants to do , and stop harassing her staff", and the waitress chasing us out of our table as I am cutting my cake even when I offered to buy a bottle to keep our bottle, never again. Even if you don't like people, pretend to do so. Advice: If you are coming to work, leave your problems at home. Lesson learned: NEVER GO BACK THERE AGAIN; and p.s. it's not the only hookah bar in nyc so the staff needs to stop acting like it is.

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155 out of 280 people found this review helpful.

Never Again Would I Go to This Place...

By minileslie87 on 12/27/2007

  • Overall Rating: 4
  • Food: 3
  • Service: 5
  • Décor: 6
  • No, I would not go back!

THIS PLACE IS NOT WORTH YOUR MONEY NOR TIME!!!

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128 out of 241 people found this review helpful.

le souk: mostly enjoyable but one major dissapointment

By nyctmorrows on 8/20/2007

  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4
  • Décor: 7
  • No, I would not go back!

Recently friends and I gathered for a celebration at Le Souk (with table service 10:30 onward). The crowd, drinks, music were great -we were having a fabulous time until an incident around 1 am when I decided to request a song. I approached the dj booth and waited for the dj's attention. A few moments later a woman who was flanking the dj (NOT the dj himself) came over to ask me what I needed. When I requested the song, the woman cursed me out asking me where I was from that I thought I could request a song in a nyc club and telling me to f**k off. I began to reply but she walked away, flipped me off, and begin laughing with the dj. I seriously doubt this woman worked for Le Souk but in this case she was representing the dj, who represents Le Souk. Anyone who is IN Le Souk is dropping a lot of cash (especially those with table service) and DOES NOT deserved to be spoken this way. If no requests will be granted, there's an easy way to say that, and 'F**k off' is not one of them.

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188 out of 405 people found this review helpful.

Great Time & Great Food

By badboynyc11372 on 10/22/2006

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 9
  • Décor: 9
  • Yes, I would go back!

Took my girl to Le Souk last night and had the best time. She really liked the set-up and atmosphere. It's definitely the place to take a date. After we stuffed our faces, we drank some more and danced all night. The staff was a regular riot. They really helped make us feel at home. I would definitely recommend this place to others and will be coming back soon for more.

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256 out of 549 people found this review helpful.

I Loved LeSouk

By MoMo on 10/22/2006

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Food: 8
  • Service: 8
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

My girlfriends and I had a little get together this past Friday @ LeSouk and had a blast. The food was deliscious and our waiter was so cute. The Belly Dancer was the best part of the dinner. He was so sweet and he could really bust a move. It got a little crazy as the night went on only because it was so crowded. But it helped make us feel like we were at a real New York City Nightclub. I definitely want to come back and recommend it to anyone!

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285 out of 605 people found this review helpful.

An Awesome time

By dsm8677 on 10/22/2006

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 9
  • Service: 8
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Dinner, Dancing, and a great time out in the Lower East Side. Le Souk is truly an example of what a night out in New York should entail. Regardless of what people may think, the staff at Le Souk went out of their way to make our experience enjoyable. If you can't have a good time here, maybe there's something wrong with you.

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270 out of 574 people found this review helpful.

good times

By jmh01 on 10/20/2006

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Food: 8
  • Service: 8
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I went there with my british lads last night and had the time of my life. It was my first time in New York so I had no idea what to expect. The hostess in the front was quite nice and the atmosphere was bananas. Hot bartenders! Great music! I'm going to make sure I visit from London more often.

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246 out of 549 people found this review helpful.

rodents and purse snatchers

By marcus on 12/22/2005

  • Overall Rating: 3
  • Food: 3
  • Service: 2
  • Décor: 7
  • No, I would not go back!

Our group brought both the flurry of rodents under table while dining and the 2 missing purses to the owner's attention. He made it quite clear he could care less. Too bad because the music was good. Service and food about average

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