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Bistro Citron

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1362 Old Northern Blvd, Roslyn, NY 11576-2127
Bus nearby, LIRR 5 minutes by taxi
516-403-4400
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Good for:
Casual Elegant

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Visitor rating
  • 22
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great French Bistro serving the best Bouillabaisse in town

My husband and I have dined here a few times because we think their Bouillabaisse is the best of any place we know. We have also tried their mussels and their steak frites. All very good. As for the ambience, the restaurant is located in a very pretty, quiet area of Roslyn, on old northern... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
icorona
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New York City, New York
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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57 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • French first
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English first
New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

My husband and I have dined here a few times because we think their Bouillabaisse is the best of any place we know. We have also tried their mussels and their steak frites. All very good. As for the ambience, the restaurant is located in a very pretty, quiet area of Roslyn, on old northern boulevard (but parking can be... More 

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Huntington, NY
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110 reviews 110 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Bistro food is always wonderful for lunch or dinner and Citron does not disappoint. Traditional fare like Mussels, Onion soup, crepes, etc. are always wonderful. Diverse menu includes terrific meat and fish dishes. The restaurant is small, so if you can sit in the back section or in the banquet that lines the side. We recently reserved and arrived a... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Family went for Sunday brunch. Daughter ordered a cheese omelette and didn't like the cheese it was made with. They offered to bring her something different, but she then asked for a cheddar cheese omelette, and they didn't have cheddar. That's when they offered to go down the street to the deli to get some cheddar. We tried to steer... More 

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glen cove
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Good for reasonable and tasty bistro food. On many occasion had a nice meal, though it can get hectic and noisy.

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Manhasset, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Lovely restaurant, backing the pond, in the Village of Roslyn has the best Mussels Mariniere in the entire city. Along with their outstanding baguettes, this is the ultimate treat. However, this restaurant offers their mussels all year round and when the mollusks are not in season, you will be served tiny, stringy mussels...ugh. Their French based menu is right on... More 

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east williston, ny
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The lunch was both delicious and very well priced. The portions were generous. I would happily go again!

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Long Island, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

i went to lunch with a friend. we got there before noon, when they open for lunch. they graciously seated us, brought us water, coffee and bread. took our order a few minutes early. we had the price fix lunch. the salad was great, the dressing, with a hint of citrus was perfect. we then shared the spagetti carbonara &... More 

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Northbrook
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112 reviews 112 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I went to the restaurant with my parents this past weekend. It was as nice as I remembered. When I walked in it reminded me of several bistros I have been in in France. The menu is varied and the prices are fair. It is walking distance from the movie theater and there is a parking lot a few stores... More 

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New York, New York, United States
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I'll never return to this restaurant despite the fact that it has a nice lunch time ambience and is right in my home town. It's obviously gone way down hill. The service was all around terrible. We waited a really long time for our food, and then when it finally got there what was supposed to be my medium rare... More 

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Port Washington, New York
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80 reviews 80 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

It's often rare that one can go to any restaurant, and enjoy it in all aspects. Thus was my experience here! All 4 of us enjoyed every dish we ordered, they accomodated special requests/ needs, and pricing was fair. Food and service well above average! Busy place, much larger than it looks like from the outside, and lots of hustle,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1362 Old Northern Blvd, Roslyn, NY 11576-2127
  • Public Transportation: Bus nearby, LIRR 5 minutes by taxi
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Roslyn
  • Phone Number: 516-403-4400

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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