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54 E. First St. New York, NY 10003 | East Village | 212-677-6221

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This joint has got personality to spare: a friendly staff that seems like a museum of physical types, a small dining room filled with fiercely loyal regulars, and a quirky menu that runs from the inspired to the merely insane. Forgo the canned sardines and Triscuits in favor of the coriander-crusted smoked duck breast, sided with a strangely irresistible omelet filled with rye groats, or the humongous prawns dressed with anchovy butter;the crunchy heads are the best part. And though the osso bucco swamped in purple cabbage didn't quite kick ass (salt helps), the steamed and grilled artichoke paired with fried fava beans did.

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  • Cuisine(s): American, Eclectic
  • Hours: Sat-Sun 10am-3:30pm, Daily 5:30pm-11pm
  • Price: $$
  • Serving: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted, Recommended
  • Parking: No Parking
  • Payment Types: MasterCard, Visa, American Express
  • Features: Catering, Private Party, Takeout

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