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85 W. Broadway (Chambers St.) Send to Phone
French bistro classics in TriBeCa.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Plein Sud Restaurant Review

: After Edward’s and The Odeon, it doesn’t seem like there would be enough room for another casual French-inflected restaurant in TriBeCa. But Plein Sud fits right in just fine. It’s informal yet stylish, with cozy booths and banquettes that are matched up with a rustic wood ceiling. The menu is straightforward bistro fare with all the classics making an appearance --- a very good steak with panko-encrusted fries is a sure bet, as is the whole grilled daurade. But one could eat well by enjoying the starters exclusively: a long list of pâtés, including a soothing duck and foie gras version, flatbreads (especially the smoked bacon and onion), and a creamy cold corn soup. There are decent by-the-glass wine options, including crisp Sancerre and oaky Chardonnay.
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