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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Martick's Restaurant Francais

214 W. Mulberry St. (Park Ave.) Send to Phone
Owner Morris Martick has created his own universe, which includes some good French cooking, at this former speakeasy.

Dinner Tues.-Sat.
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Martick's Restaurant Francais Restaurant Review

: That’s right. There is no door handle. But if you can’t find the bell ringer at this former speakeasy, just pound on the door. Eventually, someone will let you enter what could be called Morris’s World. After more than 35 years, chef-owner Morris Martick’s singular restaurant has reached landmark status, both for the usually good, but sometimes quirky, quality of its essentially French kitchen and for the generally congenial personality of its fearless leader. The general mystique and Art Nouveau-ish interior draw an eclectic crowd of bohemians to sup on bargain-priced but well turned-out renditions of duck with cherry sauce, pâte de campagne, and bouillabaisse. Flights of fancy sometimes bring additions like blackened lamb with mustard cream to the daily specials. House-made desserts, such as the chocolate-raspberry torte, can be stunningly good.


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