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Anyone been to the restaurant Jane in the village?

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  1. Yep, several times for weekend brunch. Excellent.

    Unfortunately I can't comment on other meals ... I think of Jane as a great brunch spot.

    1. Yep--it's good for brunch and dinner. Food isn't anything spectacular or revelatory, but it's consistent and reasonably priced.

        1. Had a great brunch there not long ago. Had lunch there a few weeks ago, and while the food was great, service was severly lacking in our waiter. The rest were everywhere and helping people.

          1. I used to live right by there and go frequently -- once every two weeks or so.

            Lucia describes it well. It has solid, consistently good food, decent wines by the glass, is an accessible place for non-adventurous eaters, it's low key, and you can almost always walk in without a reservation for dinner (though it's more crowded at brunch). So all in all, it's a good neighborhood restaurant: not somewhere I go out of my way to visit, but somewhere I like rolling into when I happen to be in the neighborhood.

            For the record, I've never once had bad service, there, though it can be a little harried during brunch hours. Perhaps it's just one bad egg.

            1. I completely agree with everything said here - it's consistently good, not spectacular, and their service isn't sometimes on par. Their brunch was great (very good bloody mary's and other brunch cocktails) and I've had lunch their which was delicious and I felt sufficient full for the price. I'd recommend it - depending on what you're looking for. amy @ http://www.neverfull.wordpress.com

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              1. re: amysep

                Mmm... Love those bloody Marys.

              2. Great brunch. Try Deborah on Carmine Street. It's owned by the same people -- more low key.

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                1. re: jusfonzin

                  Deborah is independently owned by its chef and her partner. Deborah is not owned by the same people as Jane. But, I do agree that brunch at Deborah is quite good.

                  1. re: Lucia

                    The people behind Jane own The Smith, which has consistently good food and an easy-going vibe. Also a fun spot for brunch or a casual dinner.

                2. I LOVE Jane! It is my "go to" when I have no other ideas. The food is always very solid and I am addicted to the Salmon Burger. The Smith (their new place in the east village) is really great too...