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Peasant

194 Elizabeth St., New York, NY, 10012
nr. Spring St.
212-965-9511

Avg. Rating

7
Food: 7
Service: 6
Décor: 8
"Recommended"

Average Reader Rating on a Scale of 10.

53% would go back.

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perfection in the kitchen and service,...

By claude on 6/19/2003

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

this food is the best i have had in a long time , since my years growing up in tuscany,also the staff is so curtious and helpfull i cant say enough about them, a true restaurant that cares about its customers...

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215 out of 434 people found this review helpful.

by far best italian around these parts...

By jeff on 5/31/2003

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

you really have to understand food and design to get this place, the food is outstanding , a little unusual with a authentic feel, and the design is strikingly minimal with old world charm..love it much...

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197 out of 400 people found this review helpful.

thanks chef it was amazing...

By mikey on 5/31/2003

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

this guy cooks like i would at home,,minus the great wood burning ovens he has to cook in.I mean all our food was amazing especially the bistecca and the gnocci, sooooooo good..your my idol chef.........

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203 out of 422 people found this review helpful.

this is pretentious

By snappyaunt1 on 5/31/2003

  • Overall Rating: 7
  • Food: 8
  • Service: 6
  • Décor: 4
  • No, I would not go back!

Peasant is a very pretentious place to eat and knows it. The menu is entirely in Italian and must be translated by the wait staff. The front desk is guarded by a dragon lady. The only redeeming feature of this restaurant is that the food is good. But at a price!

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244 out of 476 people found this review helpful.

Great food, cafeteria mood

By CityPixie on 3/26/2003

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 7
  • Décor: 5
  • Yes, I would go back!

If you are a foodie, Peasant won't let you down. The ingredients are fresh from the local market, as the sides are very seasonal, and all delicious. The menu is creative and the preparation is expertly executed for meat, fowl and fish. But the environment is somewhat lacking. The mood of the dining room reminded me of a school cafeteria, as the tables ran straight down the center and the flourescent lighting cleverly disguised behind wall-mounted mirrors is not very flattering.

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199 out of 408 people found this review helpful.

The name suits it

By squid on 2/1/2003

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

Not pleasant, just peasant. Had a second rate meal here in every respect and would not go back.

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224 out of 436 people found this review helpful.

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