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August

Map & Directions 359 Bleecker St.
New York, NY 10014
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212-929-8727
  • European
  • Sun, Sat 11am-3pm, Sun-Thu 5:30pm-10pm, Mon-Fri 12pm-3pm, Fri-Sat 5:30pm-11pm
  • All Major Credit Cards
  • Catering, Fireplace, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party
  • Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
  • Beer
  • Recommended, Accepted
  • Garage, Street

Description

Village Voice's Description

Making spectacular use of an inherited wood-burning oven, August presents a greatest hits of greasy, garlicky, salty European food, including guinea hen cooked under a brick, deep-fried-and-festooned-with-flaky-French-sea-salt fritters called panisse, and the deceptively simple-sounding green-onion bulbs with romesco sauce. In doing so, they put to shame the city's barbecues-and maybe the porn industry, too-with their clever deployment of wood.

 
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Tips from foursquare

  • Bravo on 01/26/10

    My perfect neighborhood brunch spot.You must try the baked eggs with fresh tomato and basil, German pancakes, or crisp Swiss potato with Gravlox. -Gail Simmons, Top Chef

  • Epicurious on 08/24/10

    The tiny, French-inspired dining room and adorable garden are perfect accents to this humble favorite. Each dish is a masterpiece - we especially recommend the olive-oil-poached char with crayfish.

  • david c. on 05/05/11

    let chef frosilone, formerly bouley & hearth, cook for you, gnocchi, roasted sturgeon w braised lamb, perfect agnolotti, & his sirloin is so good. order from the wood burning oven and sit in the back

  • StyleCaster on 09/15/10

    The BEST french fries!

  • Juicy Couture on 08/13/10

    The Challah Bread French Toast...amazing. As is the rest of the brunch menu in this quaint restaurant in the West Village. And our store is across the street!

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  • Fall Guide: Let Burning Lumber Do the Cooking

    The past few months, we’ve been faithfully pursuing summer fare: berries from the farmers’ markets eaten plain or in smoothies, vegetables lightly... More on August »

  • August plays out almost entirely in the testing fire of crisis, as the brothers Sterling fight to keep their NYC-based Internet startup afloat. Josh... More on August »

  • August in July

    The menu reads like a greatest hits of European peasant fare—the kind of salty, greasy, garlicky food you remember from your Spanish or Italian... More on August »

 
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