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Great Jones Cafe

54 Great Jones St, New York City, NY 10012-1167
+1 212-674-9304
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good48%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“jambalaya” (8 reviews)
“cornbread” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Cajun & Creole, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
54 Great Jones St, New York City, NY 10012-1167
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1 - 10 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We heve been there for happy hour and had grat bloody mary for a very reasonable price! The place is cozy, small, local and very sympathetic. The staff is friendly. The best thing was Star Trek on TV you could watch while sipping the bloody...More

Thank SirCohiba
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Here for brunch. Sat at the bar. Good house Bloody Mary, nothing over the top. Great little menu of Southern-influenced dishes. Had the scrambled eggs over biscuits with cheddar grits and was very happy. Simple but filling. My friends both had the huevos rancheros and...More

Thank DinnerTroll
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing place!! I've been there with my family! It's as been one of the funniest night in New York! The food is really spicy but sooo good!!

Thank andrea1234b1234
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I used to visit this restaurant on a regular basis, but for some unforeseen reason stop coming about 20 years ago. I found myself at it once again tonight. As soon as I opened the door, it looked exactly as it had 20 years earlier....More

Thank Sierra M
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The colorful exterior caught my eyes as I was walking up The Bowery. Inside is dark, small but very welcoming. I had a cheeseburger and bloody mary...both excellent. The assortment of music in the jukebox is supurb.

Thank FlyAtNIght
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I love this place. Stumbled across it years ago and keep coming back. It has the best bloody marys, sweet potato fries, and just about everything on the menu. It is casual and cozy and such a warm atmosphere. The service has always been top...More

Thank jamielala
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Stopped in late night and had a great burger and the jambalaya was just as good! Attentive and friendly staff, good pour on the drinks. Service was fast, music playing on the juke box set a good vibe. It's on my list for my go-to...More

Thank Kerioke
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Have been going to Great Jones Cafe for years. Must have my wonderful Great Jones Sazerac and fried oysters every so often. That's classic New Orleans fare but Great Jones is a lot closer than New Orleans and just as good (if not better). A...More

Thank trlrnnr952
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

The place is quite small and dressed in colored lights and has a pleasant and relaxed feel to it. Staff is friendly and efficient. The jambalaya is excellent. Great place to stop by for a quick bite to eat!

Thank annecgronvold
Reviewed 13 April 2016

I can't describe how much i loved this place! As a lone traveller i me here 3 times in one week for the food but also for the friendly staff, great bar-side banter and POTENT margaritas. Food is affordable and has the slight home cooked...More

Thank RandSTravels
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Great Jones St, New York City, NY 10012-1167
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighbourhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-674-9304
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Description
With a bust of Elvis in the window, a bright orange paint job and Don DeLillo's similarly titled novel framed on the wall, it just oozes cool.
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