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Map & Directions Freeman Alley
New York, NY 10002
  • American
  • Daily 11am-12am
  • All Major Credit Cards
  • Private Party, Takeout
  • Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Not Accepted, Recommended for Large Parties, Accepted
  • No Parking


Village Voice's Description

Finding this obscurely located joint just east of Bowery off Rivington, propelling yourself down an alley that feels like something in a Jack the Ripper movie, and then finding a seat in a thronged dining room hung with stuffed animal heads is the challenge. The modestly inventive food tastes much better than it looks;We're thinking in particular of a gray poached chicken engulfed in carrots and celery;and sets you back less than you'd expect. The lamb sandwich and adult macaroni and cheese also merit commendation, although many of the seasonal dishes seem like bar snacks for the overpriced wines and cocktails.

Member Reviews

  • atsotsis wrote a review for Freemans
    on 07/07/09

    You're basically having dinner with the cast of Saturday Night Live.

  • claire85 wrote a review for Freemans
    on 10/31/08

    You have to troll down to the end of Freeman Alley off Rivington to find this place - which makes it feel hidden and special. Always super bustling but you can sometimes find a spot at the bar as a walk-in. Hip crowd, great wine and specialty drinks, and a killer artichoke dip. I also recommend the mac and cheese and the filet. Equally good for meeting up with friends or a date.

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