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8 / 10

15 expert reviews

“One of the first trendy spots in SoHo, this arty French restaurant has yet to lose its touch, either in the kitchen or with the atmosphere.”

– Fodor's

Insight Guides Insight Guides
"There’s something enormously sexy about Raoul’s, with its dark red banquettes."
Ask for a table in the back room, if only for the hot walk through the middle of the kitchen.
Zagat Zagat
"The "‘it' factor" endures at this "classic", circa-1975 SoHo bistro that stays "true to itself" and its arty admirers with "surprisingly serious" French fare." Full review
BlackBook BlackBook
"OG Soho bistro keeps charming in dilapidated digs even as glitzier spots fall by the wayside."
Rough Guide Rough Guide
"Sexy French bistro seemingly lifted from Paris."
Gayot Gayot
"Sometimes the most unpretentious concept becomes the biggest scene, and such is the case with this simple bistro, which is as popular today as the day it opened." Full review
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