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42 Grove St. New York, NY 10014 | West Village | 212-255-3590

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Small plates continue to take over New York City, suckering the gullible into paying big bucks for tiny bites. Yet at Buvette, Jody Williams's new Francophilic "gastroteque," you'll actually leave-quelle surprise-charmed and with your belly full. The décor marries the hallmarks of French bistro-dom-brick walls, pressed-tin ceilings, long marble bar-with an eclectic, bohemian flair, and the food is equally Gallic. Dig your toast deep into the crock of divine rabbit confit, nibble on saucisson sec glistening in herb-flecked olive oil, and spoon up lentils simmered with kale, which come in a miniature pot so cute you'll want to take it home for keeps.

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  • Cuisine(s): Dessert, French
  • Hours: Sun, Sat 10am-2am, Mon-Fri 8am-2am
  • Price: $$
  • Serving: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Not Accepted
  • Parking: Street
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards
  • Features: Takeout

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