Fodor's Expert Review The Little Owl

$$$ West Village Modern American

This tiny neighborhood joint, with seating for 28 people, is exceptionally eager to please—and this attitude, plus the food, is a winning combination. The menu is just as small, which actually makes it easier to decide what you want; and what you want are the pork-veal-beef-pecorino-cheese meatball "sliders." The unusually juicy pork loin chop, with Parmesan butter beans and dandelion greens, is gigantic and hugely satisfying. Raspberry-filled beignets, served with warm Nutella, are otherworldly. It's quintessential West Village: quirky and wonderful. Fans of the sitcom Friends might recognize the apartment building that houses the restaurant.

Modern American American Intimate Lunch Dinner Brunch $$$

Quick Facts

90 Bedford St.
New York, New York  10014-3764, USA


Known For:
  • Perfect West Village neighborhood spot
  • Pork loin chop
  • Raspberry-filled beignets

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