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Jun 28, 2006 05:17 PM

Best French Fries currently?

Where can I find the best fries currently in NYC?

My criteria are: crispy, well flavored or seasoned.

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  1. JG Melon's cottage fries will do you right.

    1. The best fries are at Pommes Frites in the East Village. The pommes frites at Balthazar are pretty damn good also.

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      1. re: antjones9

        have you tried the Poutine? let me know if you did and liked it.

        1. re: sunsuze

          The poutine is super good. I've never had authentic poutine but Tony Bourdain featured it on No Reservations a while back and it makes me want to go to Canada to try some. Defintely get it at Pommes won't regret it.

          1. re: sunsuze

            Sorry to report that I have not. I usually go for mayo and the curry ketchup sauce. I should try the poutine - sounds tasty.

        2. My vote goes to Loreley (German restaurant/beer garden) on Rivington St. in the LES for the best fries currently. Super thin, crispy, and greaseless. Heavenly with some good German beer. A close second would be the fries at La Petite Abeille on E. 20th St. at 1st Ave. They sprinkle some nice coarser sea salt on their fries and it is really, really good.

          1. I would have to say that Les Halles on John Street has the best fries or frittes! They are amazing and a great addition to the mussels!

            1. Florent has great fries, cheaper steak frites than balthazar and great burgers to go with them, too (Gansevoort St)