85 West Broadway, New York, NY, 10007
nr. Chambers St.
By robertoef on 10/8/2012
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)
By liltwink4 on 11/7/2010
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
By xdfxdfxdf on 9/19/2010
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.
By DMANBURGER on 6/10/2010
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.