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Chez Josephine

Chez Josephine, 414 West 42nd Street, New York

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Chez Josephine
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Average Price: $31 to $50
Cuisine: French
Dress Code: Casual Dress
v 1.2 miles from New York City center (as shown on map)
The last of its kind near 42nd Street, Chez Josephine is a neighborhood gem founded in 1986 by Jean-Claude Baker as a tribute to legendary Josephine Baker. This Parisian bistro offers live piano music and a tantalizing menu in an intimate setting of red velvet walls, a cavalcade of chandeliers and a blue-tin ceiling. Guests receive a warm welcoming and are treated as family whether coming before a show, after the show, for a leisurely dinner in-between, or a drink at the zinc bar.

Chez Josephine draws a crowd unlike any other in New York as food critic Bryan Miller noted when he wrote: “The dining room is a confluence of the famous and the fashionable, the infamous and unsung – with every shade of skin on earth – and indeed you feel the magic of Chez Josephine.”

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Chez Josephine is #531 of 13426 things to do in New York City

5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: F00die7654, Longfield, United Kingdom
Thu 20 May, 2021
l Having recently moved to NYC, this restaurant is close to our apt and we were very intrigued by it, peering inside every time we walked past. I must say it did not disappoint. The restaurant was...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: Bill12020, Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
Thu 30 Jul, 2020
l The boyfriend had some business that needed to be done and suggested we eat here. I wandered around the deserted inside and will definitely go back when entertainment is allowed. The salmon appetizer...

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4 of 5 stars4 out of 5
By: VRomeijn, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Sat 25 Jul, 2020
l We had dinner here during our stay in New York in March 2020, only a couple of days before the mandatory closure. The restaurant is modeled very faithfully and carefully after the Jazz Age and...

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Chez Josephine 414 West 42nd Street, New York