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Jack's Wife Freda

224 Lafayette St, New York City, NY 10012-4027
+1 212-510-8550
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
224 Lafayette St, New York City, NY 10012-4027
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Reviewed yesterday

We went here for breakfast, making sure to get there early to avoid the queues which quickly followed. We squeezed out way through a narrow space to sit at the top two seats of a long table, where we had another couple immediately squeeze in...More

Thank Azuras_Star
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful local spot! Great quality food, exceptional service in a quaint, street-side atmosphere that reminds you of being in a European cafe. You have to try the mint lemonade!

Thank yogi1721
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a great spot for dinner before going to the theatre. The staff were super helpful in explaining some of the menu. It filled up pretty quickly and we LOVED that the clientele was as international as the staff and the menu. The food was...More

Thank Finella S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Trying to find a lunch stop in Soho and our original target was full! (Balthazar) Lucky break as they suggested checking out Lafayette Street a short stroll away. Turned the corner and there was JWF. Sat outside in December, service was first class and inside...More

1  Thank Shaun M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for a place to have an early dinner using google maps and recognising the name from a list of recommendations I’d been given from a friend we managed to get a table for 4 From entering the restaurant to leaving this was a fantastic...More

1  Thank Suzpea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Be prepared for a long wait, we waited for 90 mins for our table. You can go away and come back though. The food was delicious I have to say and great service. Really cosy also

Thank Jessie R
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We came on a busy Wednesday and was seated at a small table just off the bar, but made it work. The menu is good, I had the greek salad and it was tasty. My husband had the burger and our daughter had the Chicken...More

Thank Fuzzyhunden
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We had a lovely breakfast at Jack's Wife Freda. The food was perfect (waffles and the tasty Mediterranean breakfast). Service is friendly, and the place is buzzing with a diverse crowd, locals and visitors. It just feels like New York at its best. As an...More

1  Thank Bribribel
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We made lunch reservation for 6 ppl the day before. Don't be fooled because reservations mean nothing in this plc. They had us wait outside on the street for about 35 minutes and the manager was rude to us. Once we were seated the service...More

Thank ibead18
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick bite, despite being busy it was excellent. The atmosphere, the service the food, all great. Try the chicken sandwich. Excellent coffee. It has a very well deserved reputation for quality. Enjoy

1  Thank rwar407
Once the artistic hub of New York City, SoHo (South of
Houston) is now one of the premiere shopping
destinations in the world. Housing everything from the
most popular luxury brands to swank boutiques you
won’t find anywhere else, this is a sophisticated
shopper’s dream come true. Broadway teems with
big-name stores and people during the day, while
Prince and Spring Streets are the other main drags to
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4 October 2015|
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Response from w0rldtraverller | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant menu looked Kosher and from my recollection of the menu there was not Gluten free option.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 Lafayette St, New York City, NY 10012-4027
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > SoHo
  • Neighbourhood: SoHo
  • Phone Number: +1 212-510-8550
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