78 2nd Ave, New York, NY
(212) 253-5410 serving: Bowery, Downtown, East Village
open:M-T 4 PM - 11 PM F-S 4 PM - 12 AM SUN 3 PM - 11 PM

Sidewalk Score: 10 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, Cheap Eats, Date Spot, $$, French, Open 7 Days, Mediterranean, Lunch Spot, Mastercard Accepted, Outdoor Dining, African, Visa Accepted, American Express Accepted,

The Low Down


The Extras: Beautiful French-inspired traditional pastries like the Algerian Halavah dipped in chocolate, baklava with orange blossom honey and apricot filled linzer cookies are housemade by the owner's wife who moonlights as a baker for the restaurant.

What to Drink: The wine list shows off unusual pours from Algeria, Morocco, Lebanon and Israel.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

Warm and friendly North African restaurant brings exotic flavors and gracious hospitality to the East Village.
by Contributor at Citysearch

In Short
Slip behind the decorative facade to find a crowded, boisterous setting. The cuisine merges traditional fare from Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria, which is reflected in the murals, ironwork and wood carvings throughout the…
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By Andrea at GrubHub

Food ok. French fries not that good. Low price.

Excellent North African cuisine
By Goodtaste tastesgood at Citysearch

This place is lovely, open patio to the street, but not jutting out onto the sidewalk so it's peaceful and comfortable. The chicken briwats are ama... Read More

Best Ethnic place in East Village
By AnaSob at Citysearch

I went there for my friend's birthday party. The food was amazing, some of their meat dishes are prepared on the sweet side, like chicken briwats w... Read More

Exotic Gourmet at a Reasonable Price
By EastVillagePrincess at Citysearch

I marvel at the fact I can get delicious, beautifully presented food for the price of an average meal. It was pleasant to walk into Nomad and basi... Read More

very verry good
By kolokol at Citysearch

this place is a very very good place h recommend this place is a very very good place h recommend\r this place is a very very good place h recommend Read More