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Bouley

163 Duane Street, New York City, NY 10013-3803
+1 212-964-2525
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Ranked #8 of 11,583 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $0 - $80
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:45 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Hudson Street
Transit: Chambers Street stop 1,2,3,A,C,E lines Brooklyn Bridge stop 4,5,6 lines City Hall stop R line
Description: Bouley features the exciting culinary talents of famed four- star Chef, David Bouley. Bouley offers French cuisine with modern Asian influences served in an elegant and intimate setting. In addition to the a la carte menu, the restaurant offers a $55 five course tasting menu for lunch and $175 six course tasting menu for dinner. Parties of 8 or more may order from the tasting menu only and deposit is required to secure a reservation. Chef Bouley is always happy to accommodate all dietary needs and restrictions. Jackets are required for gentlemen at both lunch and dinner.
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Absolutely stunning Digestion menu, beautiful decor and atmosphere but with a dangerously temping cheese and bread cart.... Truly one of New York's best! Can't wait to return!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

When we got here I was really amazed about the Place. Everything is neat and clean. Food was great and the service is awesome.

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San Francisco, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

This fine dining experience was perfect!..made possible by great approachable service and fantastic amazing food! From the starter- Hudson Valley Foie Gras, to the closer- decadent cheese choices available from the amply supplied cheese cart. Great wine list.My lobster entree was grilled perfectly with the most delicious parsnip purée accompanying. Huge plus is the bread cart. The most wonderful breads... More

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Esbjerg, Denmark
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

A 5-course lunch at a Michelin starred restaurant for $55 seemed almost to good to be true, so we (6 persons) had to try it out. The reviews here on Tripadvisor were excellent so we had high expectations and let me say it right away - we were not disappointed one bit. The reservation was a bit troublesome but the... More

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Pacifica, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Recently had dinner at Bouley in New York City with a very good friend from Manila, Philippines. Amazing! True, a bit on the pricey side but it's worth every penny! Why a one-star Michelin rating? I don't know. It should get at least 2 like Momofuku Ko, which we also went to, 2 nights before our Bouley outing. You can't... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We arrived very late to the restaurant, at 11 pm, we had reserved online for 10.45pm but they were kind enough to take us in, it was the birthday of my wife. Being tourists in NY, we weren't really well dressed, so they were kind enough to give me a blazer, and in fact the restaurant was full of trendy... More

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New jersey
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Over the years I have brought every member of my family for a nice quiet and fantastic meal. Not only my family but my staff have accompany me here for a fabulous lunch. This month I had the opportunity to stop by again for lunch and I'm happy to report it has not disappointed me. My fav part of the... More

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Perth
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

No matter how long I live, I shall never experience food as magnificent as this. We had a degustation lunch with paired wines. The staff were wonderful and efficient and the food was out of this world. I would go there anytime I was in New York.

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Grand Forks, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We thought this place was so amazing- great value for lunch, with a six course meal and starters and dessert treats after everything. fresh breads baked daily, and such professional staff too

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Saratoga Springs, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We chose Bouley for our 20th wedding anniversary lunch based on reviews from TripAdvisor. Our experience was wonderful and then some!!! We booked our reservation online and arrived exactly on time. we were warmly greeted and shown to a lovely table in the beautiful dining room. The fresh flowers were amazing. We ordered the 5 course tasting menu for lunch... More

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