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Le Souk Harem

510 La Guardia Pl. (Bleecker St.) Send to Phone
212-777-5454 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Moroccan-style debauchery and an impressive menu at this Greenwich Village eatery.

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Le Souk Harem Restaurant Review

: At a place like Le Souk, where attitude and shoes that scream “this season” offer the best chance of getting in the door, the food might be beside the point. This tri-level space, laid out like something you’d find tucked away in the backstreets of Marrakesh, teems with belly dancers and gypsy-reminiscent entertainers as guests snack on Moroccan dishes and smoke fruit-flavored tobacco from hookahs. The seats matched with low-lying tables make it hard to sink into place and get comfortable. But try your best because the menu is much better than you’d expect: lamb chops with potato dauphinoise, and cauliflower couscous; branzino seasoned in Moroccan spices and herbs and stuffed with basmati rice; and multiple types of tajines including eggplant caviar, red snapper filet, and slow-braised beef rib. The wine and cocktail list doesn’t hold too many surprises, but includes some affordable options.
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