About Le Souk Harem - Greenwich Village

510 LaGuardia Place
New York, NY 10012
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A beautiful multi-level space that makes you feel as if you were parading the streets of a Souk in Morocco, amazing Nouveau Moroccan menu, different DJ's playing different kind of music everyday of the week, belly dancers, entertainment. Has an open kitchen, little pantry area that patrons can see in action while dining. Also has a beautiful outdoor, ideal for the summer where guests can seat, enjoy their hookahs and dine while listening to beautiful music. Tent area and elevated space that overlooks the whole floor as well as the DJ....At Le Souk Harem there is never a dull night.

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Moroccan, French, Middle Eastern

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Friday: 4:00pm - 4:00am, Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00am

Cross Street:
Between Houston and Bleecker Streets

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 777-5454

Website:
http://www.lesoukny.com/

Entertainment:
We have a variety of entertainment seven nights of the week, including two different DJs on multi-levels spinning everything from progressive house to world beat. We also have a female belly dancer show every night and on weekends there are additional dancers and a fabulous male belly dancer performing late night shows. We also have hookahs available in all sections that come in many flavors.

Catering:
We can accommodate any kind and any size of catering reception. We offer our full dinner menu and can provide the service as well.

Executive Chef:
Doug Psaltis

Private Party Facilities:
We have two different private rooms, the Tent, can hold up to 60 guests and top mezzanine, can hold up to 250 guests.

Private Party Contact:
Lamia Funti: (917) 592-3150

Additional:
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Cafe, Chef's Table, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine, Wine Bar

Special Events & Promotions:
We always have special events from Celebrity chef showcases, to Arabian circus...

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Le Souk Harem - Greenwich Village Ratings and Reviews

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3.9

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

3.9

service

3.8

ambience

3.8

noise

Moderate

73% would recommend it to a friend

romantic (7)
fit for foodies (6)
good for groups (6)
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hot spot (5)
special occasion (5)
neighborhood gem (4)
vibrant bar scene (4)
late-night find (3)
notable wine list (2)
scenic view (2)
great for lunch (2)
great for outdoor dining (1)
great for brunch (1)
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Birthday celebration

Dined on April 7, 2016

Le Souk exceeded my expectations and impressed all my guests, particularly the Birthday Girl. The service was exceptional, the food delicious, the ambiance charming. So enjoyable was our experience that I am scheduling another birthday celebration for a niece tomorrow night. I LOVE everything about this place.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food1
ambience1
service1
value1

Very disappointed

Dined on April 3, 2016

If you expecting good food this is not the place , we ordered 4 prefix menu for $50 a person Two extra appetizers and main course. We were surprised to get a bill of $800 . The waiter give us a runaround, he said that he called the manager but he doesn't answer the phone and there is nothing he can do so with no other choice we paid and left, but For sure We'll never be back!!!

food2
ambience5
service3
value2

Food ok, Atmosphere fantastic

Dined on February 20, 2016

I absolutely LOVED the decor here. Very romantic, yet also great for groups. I thought the food was just OK for the pricing. It wasn't bad our anything, just not spectacular.. yet priced for spectacular. One annoying thing is that the radiators spit water out onto the floor by your feet if you sit on one of the benches on the top floor. I had my purse on the floor and it got soaked- so just watch out! Servers also kept trying to take our food away before we were finished.

Tags: good for groups, romantic
food5
ambience5
service5

The staff at Le Souk are all amazing; ex ...

Dined on February 20, 2016

The staff at Le Souk are all amazing; extremely nice, provide good suggestions, and are always on top of each piece of your experiences. Both times I've gone to Le Souk in the past few weeks and both times it's been great. With regards to the reservation: I booked it 30 minutes in advance (for 8pm on a Friday night) and had no issues whatsoever. The OpenTable app worked great yet again.

food4
ambience3
service4

Fun place. like the vibe.

Dined on February 15, 2016

Fun place. like the vibe.

food4
ambience4
service3
value4

Romantic Runaway

Dined on February 13, 2016

The mezz level ambiance is cool with limited seating but upstairs has flare and space for large parties. The food was amazing especially ordering little appetizers and the lamb chops?? WOW! Definitely worth a repeat visit and potentially party atmosphere.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot
food3
ambience1
service1
value1

Customer service was horrible.

Dined on February 7, 2016

I had a horrible experience. The customer service was way below average. They were only interested in those wanting bottle service. Anyone seated for dinner was over looked or put on a back burner. I definitely wouldn't go back nor would I recommend this place to anyone else.

food4
ambience5
service5
value5

LOVE this place!

Dined on February 7, 2016

The cuisine is very creative, healthy and delicious!! The service impeccable, the decor great & very exotic and I also very much enjoyed the belly dancing show which was really amazing! Great atmosphere, highly recommend this place overall!

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food3
ambience4
service5

The menu is ok. I wanted couscous and me ...

Dined on February 5, 2016

The menu is ok. I wanted couscous and merguez. The merguez they have is only an appetizer and its in marinara sauce. Not that great.. The seats are uncomfortable. The table is high for the seats.

food4
ambience3
service4
value4

It was an interesting experience....

Dined on January 8, 2016

A colleague and I went to grab a bit to eat on a Friday evening after work. While there, a health inspector arrived and for the next hour and a half, no food could come out of the kitchen. Fortunately, we had already gotten our appetizers but had to wait for the inspector to leave to order desert. Aside from that, which is probably not an everyday occurrence, the food was good and the ambiance was nice. I would definitely recommend the meatballs.

Tags: fit for foodies
food4
ambience5
service3

great ambience, once it starts to get pa ...

Dined on December 27, 2015

great ambience, once it starts to get packed our waitress was a little hard to track down. overall great Saturday hangout.

food3
ambience2
service3
value2

Not too good

Dined on December 26, 2015

Strictly for College Students. Grilled Hen tasted like stewed chicken which is what the waitress called it.

food4
ambience3
service5

Home style middle eastern

vip
Dined on November 7, 2015

Very good middle eastern food. Very attentive staff. We sat on the second floor, the third floor looked more interesting, if we were up there, I would have given a higher ambiance rating. Large portions. We will be back!

food4
ambience5
service4

Embrace the Casbah!

Dined on October 24, 2015

What a wonderful and unique find! Le Souk is a hidden gem amongst an endless number of bars and restaurants in the Village. Ascending two flights of stairs to the third floor harem, the atmosphere - with its ambient lighting and colorful, cushiony banquets - took me right back to Marakesh. And the food was quite delicious, too. I was expecting more tagine dishes on the menu, but the quality of the food we ordered was very good. The braised short rib was outstanding with the side of Israeli couscous to sop up the flavorful broth (I might have liked the broth a bit thicker, but the flavor was excellent). The babaganoush was spot-on, and the caraway rolls accompanying it were an interesting, but surprisingly good, pairing. Don't go expecting an abundance of vegetable options, unless you consider babaganoush or hummus to be vegetables. I would have liked a side of eggplant or something green, but there was a mysterious absence of veg options. However, the friendly, prompt service and the fun atmosphere made up for any menu shortfalls. And if you don't fancy dining (and many people weren't), just go for the lively atmosphere and the drinks!

Tags: good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience4
service4

My friend and I had an early dinner here ...

Dined on October 17, 2015

My friend and I had an early dinner here so we weren't part of the late-night bar/music scene. We had appetizers followed by cod and branzino. Everything was fresh and seasoned perfectly. The overall setting and lovely decorations are great for friends, couples, special events, etc. - totally enjoyable.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food2
ambience1
service2

Did not enjoy it!

vip
Dined on October 3, 2015

The food wasn't fresh. The place doesn't look clean. Service is average. In general, this restaurant wasn't a good experience. I would not recommend this restaurant.

food4
ambience1
service1

Service was horrible and I was the only customer

vip
Dined on August 6, 2015

I arrived waited 30 minutes for a glass of water. The employees were cursing and very disruptive with one another. My drink was half way empty from the server having spilled it while walking up the stairs. One employee felt so bad watching me and his shift hadn't even started that he tried to help serve my friend and I. The resurant isn't a good idea to visit/enjoy unless upper management is present. It took two hours before the employees started to "work". Once the manager was there the entire experience changed. People were helpfu,kind and attentive. It was by far a bad experience which is disappointing because I recommend plenty of people to the resurant and night life events.

Tags: late-night find
food4
ambience4
service3

The food was divine. Can't wait to go ba ...

Dined on June 13, 2015

The food was divine. Can't wait to go back. Best couscous I've had yet.

food5
ambience4
service4

one of my favorite places

Dined on April 26, 2015

This is my third time coming and I still love coming here each time. This was my first time eating there and it was amazing! I take everyone there

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5

date night

Dined on April 19, 2015

I love this place great food and great music and the ambiance was beautiful. This was great for my boyfriend birthday and our date night in the city

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
food3
ambience3
service1

Weeknights slow ; food ok; service check minus

Dined on January 22, 2015

I was lured to this place by OT reccs but they ravved more on weekend service. Good to decent food for the bland ME palette . If you've had authentic you'll recognize this is watered down to US standards . Setting is lovely and serves the college-age yuppie from Greenwich and North Jersey. Very loud so don't come here if you want to here your friends ; seating is adequate but talker guests should be ready to hunch over your plate . Service on a slow night was less than ; drinks were rail liquor. Again , sip and be seen here if you love the " idea" of saying to friends at work " oh, I know this great ME spot in the Village ."

Tags: good for groups, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
food4
ambience4
service2

food not service and night club after 10:30/11pm.

Dined on November 25, 2014

went there for dinner for 2...a friends birthday....food and ambiance was better than expected. Our server was slightly absent as i think they were preparing for the night scene to take over the spot. We asked for a glass of wine and 20 minutes later we received it. I asked for water and i was brought a bottle of water. Overall the place is great as long as you understand that it turns into a night club around 10:30/11.

Tags: good for groups, late-night find, hot spot
food5
ambience5
service5

I'm not in NYC anymore!

vip
Dined on November 22, 2014

This place is so amazing! Service, food and the energy of this is great. You feel like your in a different country far far away! Highly recommend!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food1
ambience2
service1

DO NOT GO

Dined on November 9, 2014

My party had 10:30 reservations. The table was not ready. After standing in the corner and continuously stepped on for one hour, we were finally seated at 11:30. We waited another half hour for a waitress to come by. At this point we were tired and wanted to order a few Hookahs and some tea. We were told by the "manager" that, after everything, if we don't order dinner we can't sit. I tried explaining how unfair and inappropriate this was but no one seemed to care. After spending over an hour on a Saturday night on this entire ordeal, my party and I just got up and left. This situation was handled very poorly. It became very clear that this establishment cares little about clients. Plenty of other hookah places around. Go somewhere else!

Tags: vibrant bar scene
food3
ambience4
service5

food better than expected

vip
Dined on November 1, 2014

Dark, atmospheric, hookahs on the menu, but someone in the kitchen cares about flavor and presentation. And the very made up costumed waitress actually turned out to be quite efficient and competent.

Tags: neighborhood gem
food2
ambience2
service1

Poor service.

vip
Dined on November 1, 2014

The server wrote nothing down and as a result got all orders wrong. Would not attempt another visit.

food2
ambience3
service2

A Tarnished Gem

vip
Dined on October 23, 2014

I used to enjoy going to Le Souk because not only did it have beautiful atmosphere (beautiful colored glass Moroccan lanterns hanging everywhere, cozy nooks that offer semi private settings for groups, fun music, etc.), but it also had great food and service. Upon my most recent visit, I observed several negative changes. The waitstaff seemed confused throughout the entire evening. Our server misinformed us about several items on the menu. The fish that was served me tasted more like catfish than red snapper. We were awkwardly sat at a table where the overhead lighting was like a bright spotlight in our eyes the entire time and there was no music playing, which made it awkward having to listen to our neighbors' crude conversations.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, late-night find
food5
ambience5
service5

Lots of Food for your $$$!

Dined on August 27, 2014

First time at this restaurant and gladly will return! I found a prixe fix deal on Groupon so purchased. Once you arrive there is a choice of outside dinning or inside. The indoor dinning area is nicely decorated and inviting. The food selection was 5 choices including a dessert. Loved the Halila soup and Beef dinner. The dessert was a pistachio nut baklava with vanilla ice cream.. Yumm! My mouth is still watering from the delicious meal. So much food I had to take half home. Second day taste just as great!

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot
food1
ambience1
service1

Bad experience

Dined on August 16, 2014

Very strange vibe and staff. Used to be a hot spot a few years ago by has decline considerably due to mismanagement. We left partway through the meal to go somewhere else!

food4
ambience5
service3

Amazing Place in Greenwich Village

Dined on August 16, 2014

Le Souk was an amazing experience! We went to celebrate a friends birthday, and around 11pm it turns into a night club. Great scene, amazing food, great people. Service was a little off that night, but the experience was so amazing that it didn't matter.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food1
ambience1
service1

This place is stupid

Dined on August 3, 2014

I get to the door ..they say that they don't have reservation for 11pm.last reservation is 1030pm.. no more tables ...bottle service only at $380 . Smfh ..couldn't even get in to the bar ...

food5
ambience5
service5

Le Souk is Great!

Dined on August 2, 2014

Consistently over-the-top great Moroccan food! Every dish is perfectly spiced, well presented and perfect portions! The owners are there along with the waitresses, bartenders, whole staff, always showering you with great attention! The owner makes you feel like her closest friend! I adore this place. It feels like coming home and yet the music, the belly dancers, the rose petals scattered on the floors make this place super HOT!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food4
ambience2
service3

Good food but come early

vip
Dined on July 21, 2014

The food is surprisingly great at Le Souk, but you need to come early before the place adopts a nightclub vibe. We got there at 11pm, and the place had completely changed vibes (compared to a previous experience we had there eating earlier). The loud music and hectic movement made the meal uncomfortable, and while we liked the food, we didn't enjoy the experience. If we came to party, of course, that would be different. But all that said, the onus for this problem falls on us for coming so late, so we just advise arriving before 9pm if you simply want a good Moroccan meal.

Tags: vibrant bar scene
food4
ambience4
service1

Good food, terrible service

Dined on July 3, 2014

There were maybe 4 other tables taken while we were there. I waited 20mins for someone to come up to me once seated, I finally went to the bar to order my drink while I was waiting for the rest of my party. Then we waited another 15 mins before anyone came up to us once the party was complete. Place is very disorganized. Food was good, but not good enough to deal with the neglectful service. Too bad, I used to like this place

Tags: romantic
food5
ambience5
service5

Awesome place

Dined on June 27, 2014

Great food, great service, great music, belly dancer was so much FUN! Happiness all around :-)

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food4
ambience4
service4

DO NOT MISS ...

Dined on June 14, 2014

A MUST - relaxed, sexy, GOOD FOOD, GOOD SERVICE, GOOD PRICE ...

food4
ambience5
service4

Mother and Daughter dinner!

Dined on May 22, 2014

After daughter's last finals for her bachelor's degree, we went to le souk to celebrate... We had a great time

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, late-night find
food4
ambience4
service4

An excellent surprise

vip
Dined on May 19, 2014

My friends and I had a great time and experience. The food on the whole was good. So was the service from the attentive & friendly staff. It also turned into a club later on.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot
food2
ambience2
service1

TERRIBLE!!!!!

Dined on May 17, 2014

Will never go to this place again and will never recommend to anyone.

food5
ambience5
service5

Funtastic, sexy, smooth

Dined on April 20, 2014

Le Souk is by far one of my favorite spots to hit up when I'm in the City. I always have a great time. Great place. Sexy people and amazing music. Can't wait to get back again!

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