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French Restaurants in New York

Updated Oct 05 2014 04:43 PM EST with 212 listings
Crepes, steak au poivre, pastries, ris de veau and fois gras are some French delicacies that are best to try at an authentically French restaurants.
French Cuisine: French cuisine is world-famed both for its quality and its variety. French restaurants serve a wide choice of meat, poultry and fish dishes, as well as oysters, shrimps, mussels, clams, crabs and other seafood specialties. Herbs and spices are frequently used and in a variety of combinations. Delicious French cheeses of many types are also widely available. French wines are not only perfect drinking, but may also be used in preparing exquisite dishes. For your sweet tooth try tasty desserts, which may include pastries, stuffed crepes, cakes topped with chocolate, fruit and whipped cream, ice cream, mousses. For more information on French cuisine and recipes please visit French Food and Cook.

French Restaurants in New York

French Restaurants (104 listings total)

14 Wall Street

This stunning 140-seat restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and offers French fare with beautiful view of Downtown
14 Wall St., Financial District NY 10005 betw Broad St & Broadway, Tel 212-233-2780
Fax: 212-233-6522; Website: 14wallstreetrestaurant.com

A

Four-tabled cafe, Jamaican-French dishes
947 Columbus Ave., Manhattan Valley NY nr. 106th St., Tel 212-531-1643

A.O.C.

West Village bistro, basic French food here is good and the awesome atmosphere makes it all the better. The price for the food is very reasonable, a good spot for all.
314 Bleeker St., West Village NY 10014 & Grove St., Tel 212-675-9463
Website: aocnyc.com

Abajour

Classic French-American cuisine. Stylish glamourous two-story dining room . Great late night menu. Click here for a review from Digital Cities.
1134 First Ave., Uptown East NY Betw 62nd & 63rd Sts, Tel 212-644-9757

Aix

Gastronomic Provencal French cuisine
2398 Broadway, Upper West Side NY at 88th St., Tel 212-874-7400
Website: aixnyc.com

Alain Ducasse - Midtown

Ultraplush dining room. Fantastic French food. Extremely expensive and extremely popular. Make your reservations well in advance.
155 W. 58th St., Midtown NY btw 6th& 7th Aves, Tel 212-265-7300
Website: alain-ducasse.com

Alain Ducasse - Midtown

Beautifully designed restaurant run by one of Europes most celebrated chefs. Excellent French cuisine, quiet relaxing atmosphere and very attentive staff.
155 W. 58th St., Midtown NY 10019 betw 6th & 7th Ave, Essex House, Tel 212-265-7300
Website: alain-ducasse.com

Alouette

Sophisticated French restaurant together with Asian influences. Large tempting dessert menu and extensive wine list.
2588 Broadway, Upper West Side NY 10025 Betw 97th & 98th Sts, Tel 212-222-6808

Andre French Restaurant

242 W. 56th St., Midtown NY 10019 Tel 212-307-0700
Fax: 212-307-6231

Asiate

French-Asian fusion.
80 Columbus Circle, Lincoln Center NY 10019 M&arin Oriental Hotel, Tel 212-805-8881
Website: mandarinoriental.com

Atelier

New French elegant and spacious restaurant in the Ritz-Carlton Central Park
50 Central Pk. So., Central Park NY 10019 at 6th Ave., Tel 212-521-6125
Website: ritzcarlton.com

barmarché

Classy, inexpensive French-New American eats.
14 Spring St., NoLita NY 10012 (Elizabeth St.), Tel 212-219-2399

BED New York

New American and French cuisine served in pillow-beds and conventional seating.
530 W. 27th St., Chelsea NY 10001 betw 10th & 11th Ave, Fax 212-594-0877
Tel: 212-594-4109; Website: bedny.com

Bistro Cassis Restaurant - Closed

225 Columbus Ave., Lincoln Center NY 10023

Blue Ribbon Brasserie

Superb French cuisine. Best raw bar in town. Extensive wine menu with choice vintages. Popular late night spot. Great service. Truly a wonderful dining experience.
97 Sullivan St., Soho NY 10012 betw Prince & Spring St, Tel 212-274-0404
Website: blueribbonrestaurants.com

Bouterin

Popular Sutton Place restaurant serving Provencal cuisine. Charming dining room beautifully decorated with bouquets of seasonal flowers. Friendly staff.
420 E. 59th St., Sutton Place NY 10022 betw 1st Ave & Sutton Place, Tel 212-758-0323
Fax: 212-758-1312

Box Tree, The

Tres chic French restaurant. Romantic atmosphere. Elegant dining room. Very attentive staff. Superb food.
250 E. 49th St., Turtle Bay NY 10017 Bet. 2nd & 3rd Aves, Tel 212-758-8320
Fax: 212-308-3899

Brasserie 8 1/2

Stylish fun Brasserie serving wonderful innovative French cuisine. Fantastic interior design with serpentine stairway descending to a circular bar and lounge.
9 W. 57th St., Midtown NY 10019 Betw 5th & 6th Aves., Tel 212-829-0812
Website: brasserie8andahalf.com

Brasserie Julien

Earning great reviews this Upper East Side restaurant offers well-prepared French cuisine. Sensibly priced. Great after-dinner bar scene.
1422 Third Ave., Yorkville NY 10028 Betw 80th & 81st Sts, Tel 212-744-6327
Website: brasseriejulien.com

Cafe Botanica

Magnificent restaurant capturing the spirit of another era. Excellent French cuisine. Situated inside the Essex Hotel. Reservations Recommended.
160 Central Pk. So., Central Park NY 10019 Betw 6th & 7th Ave., Tel 212-247-0300
Tel: 212-484-5120

Cafe Boulud

Sleek, cheerful, popular French restaurant. Friendly staff. Menu changes frequently making a new and exciting dining experience every time.
20 E. 76th St., Upper East Side NY 10021 betw 5th & Madison Ave, Tel 212-772-2600
Website: danielnyc.com

Cafe Centro

Inventive French cuisine with Moroccan flair. Located in the lobby of the MetLife Building, perfect for a pre-commute dinner or drink. Wheelchair access is available.
200 Park Ave., Midtown NY 10017 MetLife Building, Tel 212-818-1222
Fax: 212-949-8266; Website: restaurantassociates.com

Cafe des Artistes

French/American cuisine served in one of the most beautiful and romantic restaurants in town.Terrific desserts.
1 W. 67th St., Lincoln Center NY 10023 betw Columbus Ave. & CPW, Tel 212-877-3500
Fax: 212-877-6263; Website: cafenyc.com

Cafe Deville

Cafe Deville makes for a restful East Village pit stop.
105 Third Ave., Greenwich Village NY 10003 at 13th St., Tel 212-477-4500

Cafe Du Soleil

245 W. 104th St., Upper West Side NY 10025 Tel 212-316-5000

Cafe Pierre

Sophisticated East Side French hotel cafe with quiet elegance. Great, from a lovely breakfast to a beautiful evening meal.
2 E. 61st St., Lenox Hill NY 10021 at 5th Ave., Pierre Hotel, Fax 212-940-8109
Tel: 212-940-8195; Website: fourseasons.com

Cello

Located in a magnificent landmark turn-of-the-century brownstone in Upper East Side. Refined French modern seafood menu. Professional service
53 E. 77th St., Upper East Side NY betw Madison & Park Ave, Tel 212-517-1200

Central Bar

Star studded cliental, Vogue-like dining room and wonderful nouvelle French cuisine. Truely a memorable dining experience.
109 E. 9th St., Greenwich Village NY 10003 betw Third & Fourth Ave, Tel 212-529-5333
E-mail: info@centralbarnyc.com; Website: centralbarnyc.com

Chazal

Wide range of reasonably priced French bistro favorites and Italian dishes, 130 seats, lively and informal ambience
41 Madison Ave., Midtown South NY at 26th St., Tel 212-545-8555

Chez Bernard

323 West Broadway, Soho NY betw Canal & Gr& St, Tel 212-343-2583

Chez Brigitte

Small French restaurant serving traditional French cuisine. Seating limited to 12 customers. No reservations. Takeout.
77 Greenwich Ave., West Village NY 10014 betw Bank St. & 7th Ave., Tel 212-929-6736

Chez Es Saada

Dark, romantic East Village French-Moroccan Casbah. Great for late night cocktails and tapas.
42 E. 1st St., East Village NY betw 1st & 2nd Ave, Tel 212-777-5617

Chez Michallet

Great French food in a charming, romantic atmosphere. Extensive wine list. Reservations required.
90 Bedford St., West Village NY 10014 at Grove St., Tel 212-242-8309
Fax: 212-242-0964; Website: chezmichallet.com

Cooke's Corner

Warm lighting, excellent wine list and a serene ambitious make this French-American restaurant practically headline material on the Upper West Side. Well worth a visit.
618 Amsterdam Ave., Upper West Side NY at 90th St, Tel 212-712-2872

Cosette

Traditional French cuisine, type of charming Parisian corner restaurant
163 E. 33rd St., Midtown South NY 10016 betw Lexington & 3rd Ave, Tel 212-889-5489

Country Cafe

French and North African cuisine in quiet and romantic atmosphere
69 Thompson St., Soho NY 10012 betw Broome & Spring St, Tel 212-966-5417
Website: countrycafesoho.com

Crocodile

Set in charming East Side townhouse. Excellent French-Mediterranean cuisine.
354 E. 74th St., Yorkville NY 10021 betw 1st & 2nd Ave, Tel 212-249-6619
Fax: 212-327-0350

Crooked Tree Creperie

Featuring savory and sweet crepes, sandwiches, salads and daily soup specials. Cash only. Delivery and take out available.
110 St. Marks Pl., East Village NY 10009 Bet 1st Ave & Ave A, Tel 212-533-3299

D' Artagnan- The Rotisserie

Narrow, high ceilinged restaurant serving traditional French cuisine.
152 E. 46th St., Midtown NY betw Lexington & Third Ave, Tel 212-687-0300
E-mail: Orders@dartagnan.com; Website: dartagnan.com

Daniel

Serving French haute cuisine par excellence. Dining room built to resemble a Venetian palazzo. Reservations a must.
60 E. 65th St., Lenox Hill NY 10021 betw. Park Ave. & Madison Ave., Tel 212-288-0033
E-mail: rbuxbaum@danielnyc.com; Website: danielnyc.com

Destinee

131 E. 61st St., Lenox Hill NY betw Park & Lexington Ave, Tel 212-888-1220

Deux Amis

Modern French menu.
356 E. 51st St., Sutton Place NY Tel 212-230-1117

Django

French classics with live music and outdoor cafe.
480 Lexington Ave., Midtown NY 10167 at 46th St., Tel 212-871-6600
Website: djangorestaurant.com

Dumonet

Modern French restaurant for elegant dinning
35 E. 76th St., Upper East Side NY 10021 at Carlyle Hotel, Tel 212-744-1600
Website: thecarlyle.com

Epicerie Cafe Charbon

French restaurant and bar poses convincingly as a contiguous cremerie, tabac, and epicerie (grocery store in French)
168 --170 Orchard St., Lower East Side NY 10002 betw Rivington & Stanton St, Tel 212-420-7520

Epices du Traiteur

Authentic Tunisian food.
103 W. 70th St., Lincoln Center NY 10023 betw Broadway & Columbus Ave., Tel 212-579-5904

Eugene

Owner Gene DiNino tries to evoke true Paris.
27 W. 24th St., Flatiron District NY Tel 212-462-0999
Website: eugenenyc.com

Fleur de Sel

Expertly executed French cuisine, accented by the occasional odd twist. Tastful dining room.
5 E. 20th St., Flatiron District NY 10003 betw 5th Ave & Broadway, Tel 212-460-9100
Website: fleurdeselnyc.com

Gaby Brasserie Francaise

Located in Sofitel hotel, exclusive French disheas and desserts
44 W. 45th St., Midtown NY 10036 betw Fifth & Sixth Ave, Tel 212-782-3040
Fax: 212-782-3035; E-mail: heuman-ron@accor-hotels.com

Goupil & DeCario Patisserie

...the most decadent possible take on the form - French lamb sausage enfolded in a warm, crisp baguette. - TONY Top 100
75 Ninth Ave., Chelsea NY 10011 betw 15th & 16th St, Tel 212-807-1908

Ivo & Lulu

French-carribean food in an intimate atmosphere.
558 Broome St., Hudson Square NY 10013 betw 6th Ave. & Varick St., Tel 212-226-4399

Jane Restaurant

Upper-East Side bistro serving traditional French cuisine.
100 West Houston St., Greenwich Village NY 10012 Tel 212-254-7000
Website: janerestaurant.com

Jarnac

Rustic French cooking with a Mediterranean twist. Easily one of the best small restaurants in New York... -TONY Restaurant Guide.
328 W. 12th St., West Village NY 10014 betw 17th & 18th St, Tel 212-924-3413
Website: jarnacny.com

Jean Georges

Leading-edge contemporary French cuisine and bar. Elegant dining room. Friendly staff.
1 Central Pk. W., Central Park NY 10023 at Trump Int'l Hotel, Tel 212-299-3900
Website: jean-georges.com

L 'Ecole

L'Ecole, the restaurant of the French Culinary Institute. Enjoy a four course tasting menu from 6 to 8 pm. A fixed five course tasting menu prepared by student chefs is available from 8 to 9:30 pm.. Call for reservations.
462 Broadway, Soho NY 10013 at Grand St., Tel 212-219-3300
Website: frenchculinary.com

L'Entrecote

Casual French Restaurant serving taditional French cuisine. Relaxed atmosphere.
1057 First Ave., Sutton Place NY 10022 betw 57th & 58th St, Tel 212-755-0080

L'Impero

Sophisticated and upscale restaurant offering innovative Italian cuisine
45 Tudor City Pl., Turtle Bay NY 10017 betw 42nd & 43rd St, Tel 212-599-5045
Website: limpero.com

L'Ivre 1020 Lex

...a wine bar with a small but solid menu designed to help you through as many glasses as possible - TimeOut New York Restaurant Guide 2002
1020 Lexington Ave., Upper East Side NY at 73rd St., Tel 212-717-3902

L'Orange Bleue

Serves delicious French-Med food and features bellydancing on Mo. night.
430 Broome St., Soho NY 10013 at Crosby St., Tel 212-226-4999
Website: lorangebleue.com

La Belle Vie

Decent French fare in French style bistro, outdoor seating available
184 Eighth Ave., Chelsea NY 10011 betw 19th & 20th St, Tel 212-929-4320
Website: chelseadining.com

La Boite en Bois

Excellent French cuisine served in a friendly atmosphere.
75 W. 68th St., Lincoln Center NY 10023 Columbus Ave/Central Park West., Tel 212-874-2705
Website: laboitenyc.com

Le Beaujolais

Traditional French cuisine, homey decor and charming hosts make this a perfect place for pre-theater dinners.
364 W. 46th St., Clinton NY betw 8th & 9th Ave, Tel 212-974-7464

Le Bernardin

Seafood Midtown French exclusive cuisine in elegant setting
155 W. 51st St., Midtown NY 10019 betw 6th & 7th Ave, Tel 212-554-1515
Website: le-bernardin.com

Le Biarritz

West Midtown French restaurant serving classical French dishes. Handy for Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center.
325 W. 57th St., Clinton NY betw 8th & 9th Ave, Tel 212-751-2390

Le Cafe Creme Madison

Prix-fixe dinner for $19.50.
165 Madison Ave., Midtown South NY Tel 212-679-8077

Le Gigot

Village charming restaurant offering excellent French fare, perfect place for romantic first date
18 Cornelia St., Greenwich Village NY 10014 betw Bleeker & W. 4th St, Tel 212-627-3737

Le Max

Old-fashioned theater district restaurant offering a large selection of French/Continental cuisine.
W. 43rd St., Btwn. 6th & Broadway, Tel 212-764-3705

Le Rivage

Great Theater District Restaurant. Wonderful hearty French cuisine. Fantastic service guaranteed to get you to the show on time.
340 W. 46th St., Clinton NY 10036 betw 8th & 9th Ave, Tel 212-765-7374
Fax: 212-333-3915; Website: lerivagenyc.com

Le Tableau

East Village tinged French eatery with a crowded atmosphere, so come early. Very creative menu.
511 E. 5th St., East Village NY 10009 betw. Aves. A & B, Tel 212-260-1333
Fax: 212-979-1729; E-mail: mo211@aol.com
Website: letableaunyc.com

Le Zoo

West village hot spot serving traditional French cuisine, lots of ambience.
314 W. 11th St., West Village NY 10014 at Greenwich St., Tel 212-620-0393

Les Deux Lapins

222 Thompson St., Greenwich Village NY Tel 212-387-8484

Les Enfants Terribles

Lower East Side French-African restaurant and bar
37 Canal St., Lower East Side NY 10002 at Ludlow St., Tel 212-777-7518
Website: lesenfantsterriblesnyc.com

Les Halles

Pioneers of the brasserie concept in the U.S., Les Halles serves the fresh and simple dishes of France's everyday in a relaxed environment.
15 John St., Fulton NY 10038 betw Broadway & Nassau St, Tel 212-285-8585
Website: leshalles.net

Link Restaurant Bar & Lounge

...British-born, French-trained Julian Clauss-Ehler's menu at Link bridges several cultural divides. - New York Magazine
120 E. 15th St., Gramercy Park NY Tel 212-995-1010

Lotus

Lounge/bar/restaurant presents a great menu of innovative French cuisine. Bustling bar scene. Crowded dance floor.
409 W. 14th St., Chelsea NY Btw 9th & 10 th Aves, Tel 212-243-4420
Tel: 212-255-8060; Website: lotusnewyork.com

Marseille

...French-Moroccan feel, replete with tile floor and zinc bar...
630 Ninth Ave., Clinton NY 10036 at 44th St., Tel 212-333-2323
Fax: 212-333-3553; Website: marseillenyc.com

Merlot Bar & Grill

American restaurant with Continental tinge. Extensive menu. Great selection of wines. Jazz music nightly downstairs.
48 W. 63rd St., Lincoln Center NY 10023 Tel 212-363-7568
Fax: 212-977-4356

Metisse

Unpretentious restaurant serving traditional French cuisine. Beautifully decorated with flowers. Perfect for a romantic dinner.
239 W. 105th St., Upper West Side NY 10025 betw Broadway & Amsterdam Ave., Tel 212-666-8825

Metropol

Formerly La Metairie, now a French bistro.
2347 W. Fourth St., West Village NY 10028 at 10th St., Tel 212-206-8393
Website: metropolnewyork.com

Mme. Romaine de Lyon

Cozy restaurant serving traditional French cuisine.
E. 61st St., betw Lexington & Park Ave, Tel 212-758-2422

Montrachet

One of the truly great NYC restaurants. Lively, attractive dining room. Exquisite French nouvelle cuisine. Reservations required.
239 West Broadway, Tribeca NY 10013 Tel 212-219-2777
Fax: 212-274-4508

Nice Matin

Named for the morning paper in Nice, the dishes here are inspired by the French-Mediterranean flavors of the Riviera.
201 W. 79th St., Upper West Side NY 10024 betw Amsterdam Ave & Broadway, Tel 212-873-6423
Website: nicematinnyc.com

Nougatine and Mistral Terrace

Possible the least heralded and most overlooked restaurant in town.
1 Central Pk. W., Central Park NY at Columbus Circle, Tel 212-299-3900

Opia

French Mediterranean cuisine in Midtown Manhattan
130 E. 57th St., Midtown NY 10022 betw Lexington & Park Ave., Tel 212-688-3939
Fax: 212-688-7819; Website: opiarestaurant.com

Palladin

Unique French creations served in an elegant dining room.
224 W. 49th St., Theater District NY 10019 in the Time Hotel, Tel 212-320-2929

Paradou Restaurant

Manhattan Valley NY 10011 8 West 12th Street, Tel 212-463-8345
Fax: 718-499-2709; Website: paradounyc.com

Partage Restaurant

Provençal cuisine in a French farmhouse setting accompanied by an all-French wine list; wood-beamed ceilings, fireplace, oak tables and candlelight decor, sidewalk cafe should open in time for the warm weather.
92 Seventh Ave. So., West Village NY 10014 betw Bleecker & Grove St, Tel 212-242-2207
Fax: 646-536-8727; Website: partagenyc.com

Peacock Alley

Award winning, first class restaurant. Extraordinarily good French cuisine. Elegant dining room. Harpist performs nightly. Jacket required. (NYT * * */$$$$ 2001).
301 Park Ave., Midtown NY 10022 Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, Tel 212-872-1266

Pergola Des Artistes

The Pergola Des Artistes serves French cuisine. Click here to see a picture
252 W. 46th St., Theater District NY 10036 Broadway/8th Ave, Tel 212-302-7500

Perry Street

Small, about 60 seats new restaurant opened recently in Greenwich Village serves New French menu; neutral 60's decorm great view of West Street and the Hudson River; sleek black bar in the center
173 --176 Perry St., West Village NY 10014 at Washington St., Tel 212-352-1900
Website: jean-georges.com

Picholine

Outstanding creative French Mediterranean cuisine near Lincoln Center; phenomenal cheese choices, elegant decor. Great pre-after theater dinner.
35 W. 64th St., Lincoln Center NY 10023 bet. Broadway & CPW, Tel 212-724-8585
Fax: 212-875-8979

Pigalle

Casual French Rarisian bistro/brasserie in Theater District with cocktail lounge
790 Eighth Ave., Theater District NY 10019 at 48th St, Days Hotel, Tel 212-489-2233
Website: pigallenyc.com

Pret a Manger

Consistent, good, cheap sandwiches in lots of varieties. - CitySearch
60 Broad St., Financial District NY Tel 212-825-8825

Provence

Authentic country French cuisine, elegantly styled dining room and charming garden area make this an excellent dining experience. Reservations required.
38 Macdougal St., Soho NY 10012 Houston/Prince, Tel 212-475-7500
Fax: 212-674-7876; Website: provence-soho.com

Resto Leon

Resto Leon is the sort of place you could eat at every night. - TimeOut New York.
351 E. 12th St., East Village NY betw First & Second Ave, Tel 212-375-8483
Website: felixnyc.com

Rhone

Beautifully decorated bar and restaurant. Great French cuisine prepared by former Gramercy Tavern chief. Extensive wine list.
63 Gansevoort St., Meatpacking District NY 10014 betw Greenwich & Washington St, Tel 212-367-8440
Website: rhonenyc.com

Rouge

...a bargain bistro masquerading as a big-ticket restaurant. - New York Magazine Bargain Gourmet.
135 E. 62nd St., Lenox Hill NY 11010 Tel 212-207-4601

Rue 57

French restaurant known for its oyster dish. Casual atmosphere.
60 W. 57th St., Midtown NY 10019 At 6th Ave., Tel 212-307-5656
Fax: 212-307-9056

Rue Des Crepes

Crepes are the specialty at this Parisian sidewalk cafe..
104 Eighth Ave., Chelsea NY 10011 betw 15th & 16th St, Tel 212-242-9900

The Modern

Serving a French-American menu on the ground floor of MOMA.
9 W. 53rd St., Midtown NY 10019 Bet. 5th & 6th Aves., Tel 212-333-1220
Website: themodernnyc.com

The Modern- Bar Room

Serving a French-American menu on the ground floor of MOMA.
9 W. 53rd St., Midtown NY 10019 Bet. 5th & 6th Aves., Tel 212-333-1220
Website: themodernnyc.com

Tout Va Bien

Traditional French cuisine. Great place for lunch or dinner. Reservations recommended.
311 W. 51st St., Clinton NY 10019 Bet. 8th & 9th Ave., Tel 212-265-0190

Upsairs at Bouley

Beautifully presented New French cuisine.
120 West Broadway, Tribeca NY 10013 at Duane St., Tel 212-964-2525
Website: bouleyrestaurants.com

Zucco

Simple and affordable French cuisine. Simple meat and potatoes type place.
188 Orchard St., Lower East Side NY 10002 Tel 212-677-5200

French Bistro-style (102 listings total)

26 Seats

East Village restaurant offers French fare served with personal touch, charming candele light atmosphere
168 Avenue B, East Village NY 10009 betw 10th & 11th St, Tel 212-677-4787
Website: 26seats.com

Acacia

Top-notch versions of classical French favorites. Neighborhood-friendly. Children's menu available. Live music on the weekends.
217 E. 59th St., Uptown East NY 10022 betw 2nd & 3rd Aves, Tel 212-751-5557

Bandol Bistro

Half Bistro, half wine bar. Popular with Upper East Siders who hunger for excellent, hearty Provencale cuisine. Prolong your evening with a glass of wine at the cozy bar.
181 E. 78th St., Upper East Side NY 10021 betw Lexington & 3rd Ave, Tel 212-744-1800
Fax: 212-794-5235; Website: bandolbistro.com

Bar Six

Cosmopolitan restaurant serving French/Moroccan cuisine. Popular spot for dinner and Sunday brunch. Sidewalk cafe during the summer months.
502 Sixth Ave., Greenwich Village NY 10011 Betw 12th & 13th Sts, Tel 212-691-1363

Barbès

Former Bienvenue. Cozy, charming, old-fashioned French bistro serving delicious simple French-Moroccan meals. Friendly staff.
21 E. 36th St., Murray Hill NY 10016 betw Madison & 5th Ave., Tel 212-684-0215

Bistro Cassis Restaurant - Closed

225 Columbus Ave., Lincoln Center NY 10023

Bistro du Nord

Carnegie Hill favorite featuring great pre-theater dinners and lunch specials. Very popular with the locals. Many options for vegetarians.
1312 Madison Ave., Carnegie Hill NY 10128 at 93rd St, Tel 212-289-0997

Bistro du Vent

Classic French bistro fare.
betw 9th & 10th Ave, Tel 212-239-3060

Bistro Le Steak

Small popular, very lively Upper East Side bistro, featuring deliciously-seasoned steaks cooked to order.
1309 Third Ave., Yorkville NY 10021 at 75th St., Tel 212-517-3800

Bistro Les Amis

SoHo gem best describes this fine French bistro with a diverse menu. Friendly staff and affordable cuisine.
180 Spring St., Soho NY 10012 at Thompson St, Tel 212-226-8645
Website: bistrolesamis.com

Bistro Musee

Traditional, classic French bistro just steps from the Met.
betw 5th & Madison Ave, Tel 212-249-6500

Bistrot Margot

Authentic French cuisine. Enjoy outside dining, adorable garden. .
26 Prince St., NoLita NY 10021 Tel 212-274-1027

Bodega

Sidewalk cafe. Mix-and-match menu features steak and seafood with a choice of sauces and side dishes. Trend setting crowd.
45 E. 60th St., Lenox Hill NY betw Madison & Park Ave, Tel 212-583-9931

Brasserie

Dramatic multimillion dollar interior design, complete with translucent lime-green tables and central staircase. Impeccable brasserie classics cooked to perfection. Great service. Truly a wonderful dining experience.
100 E. 53rd St., Midtown NY 10022 betw Lexington & Park Ave, Tel 212-751-4840
Website: restaurantassociates.com

Brasserie 360

200 E. 60th St., Uptown East NY 10022 at 3rd St., Tel 212-688-8688

Brasserie Centrale

Twenty-four hour highbrow diner serving traditional French cuisine. Huge sidewalk seating area great for those glorious summer days.
1700 Broadway, Midtown NY 10019 at 53rd St, Tel 212-757-2233

Cafe Gitane

Great place to socialize and enjoy a cup of specially blended powerful java. Small menu of affordable Mediterrean and French-Moroccan dishes also offered.
242 Mott St., NoLita NY at Prince st, Tel 212-334-9552

Cafe Joul

Fantastic French food. Great atmosphere and friendly staff.
1070 First Ave., Sutton Place NY 10022 betw 58th & 59th Sts, Tel 212-759-3131

Cafe Loup

French bistro standards place
105 W. 13th St., Greenwich Village NY 10011 betw Sixth & Seventh Ave, Tel 212-255-4746

Cafe Luxembourg

Very nice French bistro near Lincoln Center. Gorgeous art deco interior and good prices make it a crowded and popular destination. There is a prix-fixe lunch and pre-theatre menu available.
200 W. 70th St., Lincoln Center NY 10023 betw Amsterdam & West End Ave, Tel 212-873-7411
Fax: 212-721-6854

Café Gray

Asian-accented French brasserie with Central Park view
10 Columbus Circle, Lincoln Center NY 10019 Time Warner Ctr., Tel 212-823-6338
Website: cafegray.com

CamaJe Bistro

Good traditional French cuisine at reasonable prices in a comfortable and relaxing dining room. A well rounded selection of French-infected brasserie plates, sandwiches, alads and soups
85 Macdougal St., Greenwich Village NY 10012 betw Bleecker & Houston St, Tel 212-673-8184
Fax: 212-674-7862; Website: camaje.com

Capsouto Freres

Landmark TriBeCa bistro serving the best of French cuisine. Flemish-style dining room.Great view of the Hudson.
451 Washington St., Financial District NY 10013 Near Canal St., Tel 212-966-4900
Website: capsoutofreres.com

Casimir

East Village bistro and bar. Impressive French cuisine. Nice garden area out back.
103 --105 Avenue B, Alphabet City NY 10009 Btwn. 6th & 7th Sts., Tel 212-358-9683

Chelsea Bistro and Bar - Chelsea

Trendy neighborhood restaurant, serving French cuisine in an intimate setting.
358 W. 23rd St., Chelsea NY 10011 betw 8th & 9th Ave, Tel 212-727-2026
Fax: 212-727-2180

Chelsea Bistro and Bar - Chelsea

358 W. 23rd St., Chelsea NY 10011

Chez Jacqueline

Specializing in cuisine from the Southern region of France. Excellent service. Brunch served Saturday and Sunday.
72 Macdougal St., Greenwich Village NY 10012 betw West Houston & Bleeker St, Tel 212-505-0727

Chez Josephine

1920's-era Parisian restaurant/nightclub serves the finest of French cuisine.
414 W. 42nd St., Hell's Kitchen NY 10036 betw 9th & 10th Ave, Tel 212-594-1925
Website: chezjosephine.com

Chez Louis

Conveniently located across from Radio City Music Hall, this bistro provides simple, tasty dishes. Read the review at www.nytoday.com.
74 W. 50th St., Rockefeller Center NY betw 5th & 6th Avenues, Tel 212-333-3388
Fax: 212-333-4501; Website: newyork.sidewalk.citysearch.com

Chez Napoleon

An institution in the West 50's for the past forty years. Chez Napoleon offers traditional French fare. Reservations are recommended.
365 W. 50th St., Clinton NY 10019 at 9th Ave., Tel 212-265-6980
Website: cheznapoleon.com

Chez Suzette

French country bistro in the heart of the Theater District offers a prix-fixe dinner as well as an a la carte menu. Reservations are recommended.
675 Ninth Ave., Clinton NY betw 46th & 47th St, Tel 212-974-9002
Fax: 212-581-9717

Cité Grill

Offers diners a classic bistro ambience and a more informal setting. The menu features classic French-influenced café fare with a variety of classic dishes to satisfy a range of appetites and tastes.
120 W. 51st St., Rockefeller Center NY 10020 betw 6th & 7th Ave, Tel 212-956-7262
Website: citerestaurant.com

Corrado Cafe

Casual Bistro-style restaurant serving terrific French dishes. Extensive wine list.
1160 Third Ave., Lenox Hill NY 10028 betw 67th & 68th St, Tel 212-717-1177

Danal

East Village French bistro with cozy interior design
90 E. 10th St., Greenwich Village NY 10003 betw 3rd & 4th Ave, Tel 212-982-6930

DB Bistro Moderne

Modern bistro featuring a unique design. Enjoy great Bistro dishes while sitting under luscious red flower prints. Trendy crowd.
55 W. 44th St., Midtown NY 10036 City Club Hotel, Tel 212-391-2400

Earl's - Rive Gauche

Great bistro, outdoor seating available summer months.
560 Third Ave., Murray Hill NY 10016 Corner of 37th St, Tel 212-949-5400
Website: earlsnyc.com

Elephant, The

Unique, funky restaurant serving Thai food with a French twist. Relax and enjoy. Reservations required. See the review at www.nytoday.com.
58 E. 1st St., East Village NY 10003 betw First & Second Avenues., Tel 212-505-7739
Website: elephantrestaurant.com

Felix

Trendy hip SoHo bistro. Enjoy side-walk dining during the summer. Popular weekend and late night spot.
340 West Broadway, Soho NY 10013 at Grand St., Tel 212-431-0021
Fax: 212-343-0278

Five Points

Stylish bistro, strikingly modern serving Mediterranean-inspired cuisine with a fabulous menu that changes daily but standards include buttermilk-marinated chicken and grainy grilled hanger steak. Great wine list.
31 Great Jones, Noho NY 10012 betw Bowery & Lafayette St, Tel 212-253-5700
Website: fivepointsrestaurant.com

Flea Market Cafe

Funky popular East Village bistro with cute flea market decor. Great food.
131 Avenue A, East Village NY 10009 betw 9th St & St Marks Pl., Tel 212-358-9282

Florent

Smack-dab in the middle of the Meatpacking District, this perennially chic, extremely popular (no matter what the time) French diner serves terriffic Bistro cuisine.
69 Gansevoort St., Meatpacking District NY 10014 betw Greenwich & Washington St, Tel 212-989-5779
Fax: 212-645-2498; Website: restaurantflorent.com

French Roast

Twenty-four hour French bistro, featuring inexpensive dishes. Casual.
2340 Broadway, Upper West Side NY 10024 at 85th St., Tel 212-799-1533
Fax: 212-799-4041; Website: frenchroastnyc.com

Gascogne

Traditional French cuisine. Friendly staff. Cozy dining room.
158 Eighth Ave., Chelsea NY 10011 betw 17th & 18th St, Tel 212-675-6564
Fax: 212-627-3018; Website: gascognenyc.com

Gavroche

West Village French bistro offers traditional favorites and vine garden
212 W. 14th St., West Village NY 10011 betw 7th & 8th Ave, Tel 212-647-8553
Website: gavroche-ny.com

Jacques Brasserie

Charming bistro bringing Paris to the East Side with gracious service and tasty French cuisine.
204 --206 E. 85th St., Yorkville NY 10028 betw Second & Third Avenues., Tel 212-327-2272

Jean Claude

Cozy, reminiscent bistro offering Parisian dining experience. Can be very crowded so you may want to call ahead to reserve a table.
137 Sullivan St., Soho NY 10012 betw Houston & Prince St, Tel 212-475-9232

Jean-Luc

Upper West Side French restaurant-bistro, good food, night entertainment; Sunday brunch is available
507 Columbus Ave., Upper West Side NY 10023 betw 84th & 85th St, Tel 212-712-1700
Website: jeanlucrestaurant.com

Jojo

Another excellent restaurant by Jean-Georges Vongerichten. French decor, French haute cuisine.
160 E. 64th St., Lenox Hill NY 10021 betw Lexington & 3rd Ave, Tel 212-223-5656
Fax: 212-755-9038; Website: jean-georges.com

Jubilee 51 - Clinton

329 W. 51st St., Clinton NY 10019 betw 8th & 9th Ave, Tel 212-265-7575

Jubilee 51 - Sutton Place

Modern French bistro with inspiration of neighborhood restaurant of Paris, good casual dining
347 E. 54th St., Sutton Place NY 10022 betw 1st Ave. & 2nd Ave, Tel 212-888-3569
Website: jubileeny.com

Jules Bistro

East Village classic serving traditional French bistro dishes. Very popular restaurant.
65 St. Marks Pl., East Village NY 10003 betw First & Second Ave, Tel 212-477-5560
Website: julesbistro.citysearch.com

Juniper

What a Bistro should be, laid-back, great food and toxic mixed drinks.
185 Duane St., Tribeca NY 10013 betw Greenwich & Hudson St, Tel 212-965-1201

L'Absinthe

Classic French cuisine with Asian and Mediterranean accents. Reservations are recommended. Jacket and tie.
227 E. 67th St., Uptown East NY 10021 betw Second & Third Avenues., Tel 212-794-4950
Fax: 212-628-5089

L'Express

Open 24/7 and always hopping, this noisy Flatiron French Bistro serves traditional cuisine at affordable prices.
249 Park Ave., Midtown NY 10017 at 20th St., Tel 212-254-5858
Fax: 212-254-5890; Website: lexpressnyc.com

La Belle Epoque

French-Creole Village restaurant offering fab jazz brunches and tango nights.
827 Broadway, Greenwich Village NY 10003 betw 12th & 13th St, Tel 212-254-6436

La Bonne Soupe

La bonne soupe means "the good life" and you can truely bolster your soul here. Great French cuisine served in a casual atmosphere.
48 W. 55th St., Midtown NY 10019 Betw 5th & 6th Ave, Tel 212-586-7650
Fax: 721-265-6409; Website: labonnesoupe.com

La Boîte en Bois

Lincoln Center?area French restaurant, pre-theater prix fixe meals available
75 W. 68th St., Lincoln Center NY 10023 betw Columbus Ave. & CPW, Tel 212-874-2705

La Lunchonette

West Chelsea's funky mellow bistro serves great affordable French cuisine.
130 Tenth Ave., Chelsea NY 10011 at 18th St., Tel 212-675-0342

La Mangeoire

La Mangeoire specializes in the cooking of southern france namely the cote d'azur, with specialities such as fish soup & caramelized onion tart.
1008 Second Ave., Sutton Place NY 10022 betw 53rd & 54th St, Tel 212-759-7086
E-mail: lesbras@att.net; Website: lamangeoire.com

La Mediterranee

Cozy Midtown Bistro known for its well prepared food, warm service and mellow piano music.
947 Second Ave., Sutton Place NY 10022 betw 50th & 51st St, Tel 212-755-4155
Tel: 212-755-4156; Website: lamediterraneeny.com

La Mirabelle

West side bistro providing good food and friendly service.
102 W. 86th St., Upper West Side NY 10024 betw Amsterdam & Columbus Ave, Tel 212-496-0458

La Petite Auberge

Old style Gramercy Park Bistro. Cozy, caring and excellent traditional French cuisine at affordable prices.
116 Lexington Ave., Midtown South NY 10016 betw 27th & 28th St, Tel 212-689-5003

La Ripaille

French Village bistro serving authentic dishes in intimate and quiet atmosphere
605 Hudson St., West Village NY 10014 betwbetwhune & W. 12th St, Tel 212-255-4406

La Tour

East Side French bistro serving typical French dishes
1319 Third Ave., Yorkville NY 10021 betw 75th & 76th St, Tel 212-472-7578

Landmarc

TriBeCa bi-level bistro serving innovative, delicious French cuisine with Italian twist
179 West Broadway, Tribeca NY 10013 betw Leonard & Worth St, Tel 212-343-3883
Website: landmarc-restaurant.com

Le Bateau Ivre

Comfortable dining area, exclusive French dishes, vine tasting; nearly 250 varieties of wine on the list, classic French desserts.
230 E. 51st St., Sutton Place NY 10022 betw Second & Third Ave, Tel 212-583-0579
Website: lebateauivrenyc.com

Le Boeuf a la Mode

Traditional French cuisine in Upper East Side. Friendly casual atmosphere.
539 E. 81st St., Yorkville NY 10028 Bet. York & East End, Tel 212-249-1473

Le Charlot

Small, celebrity studded restaurant. Great food. Make reservations well in advance.
19 E. 69th St., Lenox Hill NY 10021 betw Madison & Park Ave, Tel 212-794-6419
Fax: 212-794-2180

Le Clown

East Side French bistro is full of clown images and memorabilia
205 E. 75th St., Yorkville NY 10021 betw Second & Third Ave, Tel 212-517-3356

Le Gamin Bedford

Charming French crepery, perfect for a light lunch and cafe au lait
27 Bedford St., Greenwich Village NY Tel 212-243-2846
Fax: 212-627-9087; E-mail: bedford@legamin.com
Website: legamin.com

Le Gamin East Village

536 E. 5th St., East Village NY betw. A & B Aves., Tel 212-254-8409
Fax: 212-627-9087; E-mail: eastvillage@legamin.com
Website: legamin.com

Le Gamin Soho

Perfectly adequate crepes, wonderful bowls of cafe au lait and international magazines, all trade marks of this popular cafe.
132 East Houston St., Greenwich Village NY betw MacDougal St & Sullivan St, Tel 212-673-4592
Fax: 212-627-9087; E-mail: soho@legamin.com
Website: legamin.com

Le Jardin Bistro

Charming NoLita bistro, with romantic dining room. Enjoy garden dining during the summer months. Hearty affordable French cuisine.
25 Cleveland Pl., NoLita NY 10012 betw Kenmare & Spring St, Tel 212-343-9599
Website: lejardinbistro.com

Le Pere Pinard

Warm cozy Bistro with a stylish dining room and great French cuisine.
175 Ludlow St., Lower East Side NY 10002 betw Houston & Stanton St, Tel 212-777-4917

Le Pescadou

This bistro flourishes due to its tempting French seafood dishes. A great place for the SoHo vibe
18 King St., Hudson Square NY 10014 at 6th Ave., Tel 212-924-3434

Le Petit Hulot

Small Parisian style restaurant serving terrific traditional French cuisine.Charming outdoor garden.
973 Lexington Ave., Lenox Hill NY betw 70th & 71st St, Tel 212-794-9800

Le Quinze

New French bistro brings Gallic authenticity to the West Village, Sunday brunch and sunny outdoor tables available
132 West Houston St., Greenwich Village NY 10012 betw MacDougal & Sullivan St, Tel 212-475-1515

Le Refuge

Townhouse bistro offering French cuisine in antique-stuffed environs
166 E. 82nd St., Upper East Side NY 10028 betw Lexington & 3rd Ave, Tel 212-861-4505
Website: lerefugeinn.com

Le Singe Vert - Chelsea

French style bistro flavored with cuisine from Senegal, Africa.
160 Seventh Ave., Chelsea NY 10011 at 19th St., Tel 212-366-4100
Fax: 212-366-9570; Website: lesingevert.com

Le Singe Vert - Chelsea

Chelsea French bistro serving very French cooking mixed with cuisine from Senegal, Africa
160 Seventh Ave., Chelsea NY 10011 betw 19th & 20th St, Tel 212-366-4100
Fax: 212-366-9570

Le Zinc

Fantastic TriBeCa Bistro with a crisp refreshing dining room and delicious food.
139 Duane St., Tribeca NY 10013 betw. West Broadway & Church St, Tel 212-513-0001
Website: lezincnyc.com

Les Sans Culottes West

Friendly bargain bistro serving good French cuisine.
347 W. 46th St., Clinton NY 10036 Tel 212-247-4284

Lucien

East Village French Bistro with a 40's Paris setting. Cozy dining room. Affordable.
14 First Ave., East Village NY 10009 Betw 1st & 2nd Sts., Tel 212-260-6481
Website: luciennyc.com

Madame Romaine de Lyon

French cuisine with an emphasis on the lighter side of French food ie. omelettes, crepes etc.
132 E. 61st St., Lenox Hill NY 10021 Park/Lexington, Tel 212-758-2422

Madison Bistro

Reliable French bistro classics, interesting prix fixe menus.
betw 37th & 38th St, Tel 212-447-1919
Website: madisonbistro.com

Mon Petit Cafe

Charming French bistro.
801 Lexington Ave., Lenox Hill NY 10021 at 62nd St., Tel 212-355-2233

Montparnasse

Parisian style bistro with moderate prices.
230 E. 51st St., Sutton Place NY 10022 betw Second & Third Ave, Tel 212-758-6633
Fax: 212-758-6644; Website: montparnasseny.com

Orsay

Upper East side restaurant serving a brasserie type of menu.
1057 Lexington Ave., Upper East Side NY 10021 at 75th St, Tel 212-517-6400
Website: orsayrestaurant.com

Palacinka

Chic bohemian cafe on the edge of Soho serving an array of wonderful buckwheat crepes.
28 Grand St., Soho NY 10013 betw Sixth Ave & Thompson St., Tel 212-625-0362

Paris Commune

Classic French bistro in the Village; bar and dining room with large picture windows overlooking Greenwich Street
99 Bank St., West Village NY 10014 at Greenwich St., Tel 212-929-0509
Website: pariscommune.net

Paris Match

New Upper East Side bistro offering modern menu, on which French dishes share space with sushi and sakes, old world Paris decor with dark-wood tables and low lighting
29 E. 65th St., Lenox Hill NY 10021 betw Madison & Park Ave, Tel 212-737-4400

Pastis

Spacious bar, comfortable dining room and unpretentious Bistro food.
9 Ninth Ave., Meatpacking District NY 10014 at Little W. 12th St, Tel 212-929-4844
Website: pastisny.com

Quatorze Bis

Very Parisian neighborhood bistro serving traditional French cuisine.
323 E. 79th St., Yorkville NY 10021 bet. 1st & 2nd Aves., Tel 212-535-1414

Raoul's

Wonderfully prepared French cuisine. Bistro style dining room, great friendly atmosphere.
180 Prince St., Soho NY 10012 betw Sullivan & Thompson St, Tel 212-966-3518
Tel: 888-726-8569; E-mail: raoul@raouls.com
Website: raouls.com

Robin Des Bois Sherwood Cafe

Basic French bistro serving rustic French fare, pleasant brunch spot with pation bar in Brooklyn
195 Smith St., Brooklyn NY 11201 near Baltic St at Boerum Hill, Tel 718-596-1609
Fax: 718-596-1608; Website: sherwoodcafe.com

Rue B

The subdued, pastel-and-metal room lures with pleasant replicas of French and Italian street fare. Serving the lighter side of French cuisine.
188 Avenue B, East Village NY 10009 betw 11th & 12 th St, Tel 212-358-1700

Sel et Poivre

Quaint country Bistro serving a taste of Paris on Lex Ave. Wheelchair access is available.
853 Lexington Ave., Lenox Hill NY 10021 Tel 212-517-5780
Fax: 212-517-4785; Website: seletpoivre.citysearch.com

Starfoods

French bistro with Southern-fried comfort.
64 E. 1st St., East Village NY 10009 betw First & Second Ave, Tel 212-260-3116

Steak Frites

Large, bustling dining room with zinc bar serving good Traditional French cuisine. Popular neighbourhood spot.
9 E. 16th St., Flatiron District NY 10003 Tel 212-463-7101
Fax: 212-627-2760

Table d'Hote

Cozy French bistro mixing city sophistication with country charm.
44 E. 92nd St., Carnegie Hill NY 10128 betw Madison & Park Ave, Tel 212-348-8125

Tartine

West Village French bistro. No liquor served, BYO.
253 W. 11th St., West Village NY 10014 at W. 4th St., Tel 212-229-2611

Village

Friendly French Bistro with more than enough elbow room. Dining room illuminated by a massive skylight adds an open ambience to the dining room.
62 W. 9th St., Greenwich Village NY 10011 betw. Fifth & Sixth Ave, Tel 212-505-3355
Website: villagerestaurant.com

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