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La Coquille

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1669 Northern Blvd., Manhasset, NY 11030 (Manhasset Woods Rd.)
1 mile from the very convenient Manhasset Long Island Railroad station.
+1 516-365-8422
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Description: La Coquille strives to offer a comfortable atmosphere where people can...
La Coquille strives to offer a comfortable atmosphere where people can come to enjoy each other, as well as the pleasure of foods grown locally and prepared with exacting care. Nothing frozen, no cellophane, no mass-market products. Today, the only place I can think of that even remotely works like my grandfather's kitchen, is our kitchen at La Coquille. We are working with locally-grown produce and meats, and using recipes that are classics, but with a twist, or a new interpretation to keep things interesting.
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Good for:
Casual Dining

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Romantic French Restaurant with good food and service

We had always heard great things about this restaurant and are very glad we finally tried it for our 30th anniversary last week. The restaurant itself is very elegant, but small with a relatively quiet and intimate setting. For appetizers, we chose Chicken Liver Pâté and the French onion soup... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
icorona
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New York City, New York
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  • Casual Dining
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New York City, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We had always heard great things about this restaurant and are very glad we finally tried it for our 30th anniversary last week. The restaurant itself is very elegant, but small with a relatively quiet and intimate setting. For appetizers, we chose Chicken Liver Pâté and the French onion soup. Both were very good. As the main course, my husband... More 

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Williston pk., New York
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We had a large party, so we had the back room to ourselves. The wait staff was very attentive at all times. The dinner started with crusty French bread and a tomatoe tampade (delicious). The apps were some of the best ever; crabmeat , shrimp, and I had the French onion soup. We had the duck for our main meal,... More 

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Douglaston, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We were very excited to go to La Coquille for our anniversary. Unfortunately, we were extremely disappointed with the service and the food. It was a Saturday night and we had a reservation. We were seated quickly, but then it took a half hour for the waiter to come to the table. We ordered a cocktail and ordered a soufflé... More 

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Glen Cove, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We went to this restaurant for our sixth anniversary,arriving thirty minutes before our reservation time and, though technically not open, received a warm welcome from the maitre de.We remained the only diners until we were finished.We started with Manhattans, which was served with a dish of mashed eggplant, a liver pate, French bread. Our waiter described the specials for the... More 

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New Hyde Park, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

We had made this restaurant our regular go to French place, particularly for their Bastille Day special menu. The food is always very good, we often get the Long Island duck, escargot and whatever seafood dish sounds good that day. The restaurant used to be relatively dark and I guess what some may call cozy. But new management created a... More 

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Long Island, NY
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68 reviews 68 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

In charge of arranging a birthday dinner for an aunt that is particular to french food, I was glad to remember this restaurant since I've driven past it a thousand times and pretty much forgot it was there. the restaurant is dated, but in a good way. it is elegant and refined, but most important, the food was excellent. we... More 

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ny
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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

We have had been to this restaurant several times over last 30 years, not recently, though.The ambiance was very good, and the noise level in the back room was low.The lobster bisque and sald were very good. Service was very poor as were our main courses-- garlic roasted shrimps were too tough and the veal was too sweet and over... More 

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Manhasset, New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Felt like we were back in Paris. Restaurant is run by a very nice French man who came out to greet us and describe the evening's specials. The food was very nicely prepared.

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New York City, New York
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139 reviews 139 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2011

We ordered a simple dish, beef bourguignon.A surprise indeed,as meat was unchewable.In any other French restaurant, the meat in this dish is so tender, it flakes at the touch of a fork.Service was so-so,no one was particularly friendly,atmosphere was nothing special.We wouldn't return.

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Bayside
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2011

Went here on Bastille Day wknd. Was just having a drink with hubby to check out the place. Well that's my MO, so after finding out they had a special meal with a very reasonable price, we were there to stay. Early Sun. dinner with great wine, food, beautiful surroundings, and great waitstaff was wonderful. The best mussels and duck.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1669 Northern Blvd., Manhasset, NY 11030
    (Manhasset Woods Rd.)
  • Public Transportation: 1 mile from the very convenient Manhasset Long Island Railroad station.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Manhasset
  • Phone Number: +1 516-365-8422

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50 - 75
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

La Coquille strives to offer a comfortable atmosphere where people can come to enjoy each other, as well as the pleasure of foods grown locally and prepared with exacting care. Nothing frozen, no cellophane, no mass-market products. Today, the only place I can think of that even remotely works like my grandfather's kitchen, is our kitchen at La Coquille. We are working with locally-grown produce and meats, and using recipes that are classics, but with a twist, or a new interpretation to keep things interesting.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?