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Plein Sud

85 West Broadway, New York, NY, 10007
nr Warren St.
212-204-5555

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6
Food: 6
Service: 5
Décor: 8
"Mixed Reviews"

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75% would go back.

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Great Lunch/Brunch place

By robertoef on 10/8/2012

  • Overall Rating: 6
  • Food: 7
  • Service: 5
  • Décor: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

This restaurant is great for lunch or brunch. The menu is good ( I especially recommend the flatbreads) the ambiance is simple and chic and it makes for an enjoyable effortless meal. The service is not always the fastest but the staff is polite and friendly. Whenever I am stuck with where to go I choose this restaurant. (Haven't been there for dinner though)

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37 out of 69 people found this review helpful.

ugh

By liltwink4 on 11/7/2010

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

I really hate when you go out to dinner spend a decent amount of money and come out knowing you were better off cooking for yourself

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51 out of 99 people found this review helpful.

Just Plain

By xdfxdfxdf on 9/19/2010

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

Plein Sud does not "plain suck" as the Village Voice has it, but it is not particularly exceptional, either. The food wasn't particularly notable in any way, with a couple of exceptions. On the one hand, the flatbread we tried (the Alsatian) was better than average. On the other hand, the blueberries that topped the blueberry custard desert were unforgivably large and flavorless; the blueberries ruined the desert. I would go back for a drink, but probably not for dinner. For dinner, I'd walk up the street to the Odeon, Edwards, Petite Abeille or Cercle Rouge instead.

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47 out of 96 people found this review helpful.

DMANBURGER "Plein Sud"

By DMANBURGER on 6/10/2010

  • Overall Rating: 7
  • Food: 8
  • Service: 5
  • Décor: 9
  • Yes, I would go back!

Past penned Frederick Lesort opened AvroKO designed, Plein Sud recently at The Smyth Hotel in Tribeca. The Southern French fare restaurant and Bar a Vin, wreaks of taste and potential. The atmosphere is lavished with elegant, yet simple bar perches overlooking the street and comfy chic style banquettes span the dining room. Chef Ed Cottons menu headlines an array of Gallic Classics like; Coq au vin, Croque Monsieur, Charcuterie,Boeuf Bourguignon and Pate et Terrines-Of course theres a burger as well, and big surprise its a Pat La Frieda! Le Burger Royale au Fromage, or Royale with cheese, is an 8 oz. Black Angus soft centre oozing of creamy white cheddar and propped on a shiny toasted brioche bun. Oh! And the piste de resistance is a slather of decadent black truffle aioli. Le Burger arrived to my table looking gorgeous, towering over a small side salad, and unfortunately slithered rather than slathered with the black gold-like substance. I mean I couldnt even smell it! What did I annoy the waiter or something? I was painfully disappointed at the lack of Black Truffle aioli on my burger. Despite the lack of truffles, the flavor was adequate, juicy and homey; my mouth salivated with every bite yearning for another and another. Upon reaching the epicenter of the patty there was an eruption of cheese that burst and oozed onto my palette. The crispness of the bun and the buttery saltiness of the Pat La Frieda blend was decent and worth it.

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