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Elephant & Castle West

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
West Village
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68 Greenwich Avenue, New York City, NY 10011
+1 212-243-1400
06:30 - 00:00
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Sun 06:30 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 00:00
Sat 06:30 - 01:00
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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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163 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Ink Pad website highly recommended Elephant & Castle, so we decided to try it. This is a comfortable place that welcomes neighbors and out-of-towners. The service was friendly and attentive despite how busy they were. The champagne cocktails were fresh and delicious. We were quite happy with all the food we ordered. There was a wait for Saturday brunch... More 

Thank Jayne H
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told by friends to visit this place. Small, long railroad type interior, quiet and dark atmosphere, with a great menu full of light, hearty meals. A fantastic coffee to complete a nice dinner without the noise, the hustle and the extortionist prices of many other NYC establishments. All served politely and friendly.

Thank Extra_terr100
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To be honest, we stumbled across this place only because my wife and I were desperate to use the restroom having been to nearby McSorley's! We had lunch there, and the food was good (best calamari I have had in years) and my wife loved the soup. Not over priced by any means, well worth going to, glad we found... More 

Thank Jonathan R
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I lived in the village years ago and E&C was a staple for very good food at a fair price. It still like that now. Cozy location with excellent service. The food is excellent for a small restaurant.

Thank Alfiles
New York City, New York
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Don't worry about the menu just go for the daily special. A wonderful New York locals secret. You have to move quickly because the daily special frequently sells out.

Thank Eugene S
New York City, New York
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I came down from Harlem for the Elephant & Castle... I didn't even open the outer door for my girlfriend when the hostess, burst out and said "can I help you?". Slightly off out we asked for a table for two. She paused, said 5-10 minutes and went back inside, not even taking our name. With so... More 

Thank Michael Y
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed everything about this lovely, quaint restaurant. I had the sliced steak and it was wonderful! Service was great and prices reasonable. Highly recommend!

Thank Foodee123
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Very charming and the food was great. Shrimp appetizer a definite yes. The grilled cheese was a delicious cheddar with watercress and fresh grape tomatoes. Accompanied with a nice glass on pinot grigio made for a perfect lunch break from shopping sample sales in Soho.

Thank Jill F
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Came here on a Sunday around 1pm- we were told 15 minutes or less and it was definitely less. The mimosas were so fresh and delicious. There were 4 of us, we each ordered something different and it was all DELICIOUS. I had an omelette which was fluffy, flavorful and perfectly portioned. I would recommend this to anyone! Service was... More 

Thank kl74318
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53 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We stopped in for a pint and some dinner after a day of walking thru the city seeing the sights. It is quite a large restaurant and lots of staff attending to your every need. Great menu selection, great prices and great staff. Would definitely come back if we ever come back to NYC.

Thank MAMAG3380

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, International
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Greenwich Avenue, New York City, NY 10011
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-243-1400

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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West Village
Stretching from Sixth Avenue to the Hudson River, the West Village is one of the city’s most coveted addresses. Full of trendy shops, historic taverns, and cozy restaurants set amid 19th century architecture, this neighbourhood has a unique old-world feel. You won’t find a more picturesque location in Manhattan. Without the traditional city grid layout, it’s easy to get lost here, but that’s part of the fun as you stroll down elegant narrow streets with beautiful brownstones. When you need a break, you can always stop in at one of the many quaint eateries or cafes to soak in the atmosphere, or head to the western edge of the neighborhood to enjoy magnificent waterfront views while taking a leisurely walk in Hudson River Park.
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