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Gaby Brasserie Francaise

44 West 45th St, Sofitel Hotel, New York City, NY 10036 (Manhattan)
(212) 782-3040
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Ranked #2,368 of 11,599 restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Manhattan
Cross street: Between 5th and 6th Avenues
Transit: Grand Central Station and Times Square-42nd Street are both within two blocks of the restaurant.
Description: Described as one of the top New York French restaurants, Gaby blends classic French cuisine with an American twist. Indulge in our De-Light menu where you will find low calorie three course meals. Can't decided what you want to eat? Try one of our 30-minute meals served Bento Box-style. Accompany your meal with an extensive worldwide wine selection introduces a flight program for you to discover different grape varieties. Our artisanal cheeses and mini desserts creations are the highlights for an after dinner treat. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at this renowned New York dining spot or simply unwind at Gaby Bar .
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  • German first
  • Italian first
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  • Spanish first
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English first
Paris, France
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

service ok, food ok, classique of the french cuisine...nothing new but a nice decor... good for a quick lunch formula...

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Stayed in hotel for 4 nights, had breakfast every morning and various times. First two days were OK although very slow to bring breakfast to table. Second two days were appalling, slow service, forgot milk for tea, messed up order, no refills of juice and very sloppy service. Although food was good, service and general control over customers was very... More

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Tampa, Florida
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250 reviews 250 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We stayed at the Sofitel Hotel and opted to have breakfast included. I would have given it 5 stars, but I have to take off a star because of some of the restrictions they have regarding what is included as a hotel guest. I'm basing this rating on stays we've had at other Sofitel Hotels in Europe that have buffet... More

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New York City, New York
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172 reviews 172 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Was looking forward to dinner since reviews were fairly good. When we arrived, there was a B rating fr dept of health. Since I know sometimes this could be for a small infraction, we went in anyway. Bar was lovely however we were shown to a table near the window in a 2nd room. We sat alone until almost we... More

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We had a brunch last weekend with my girlfriend, and it was wonderful ! Such a good american brunch "à la carte" with the perfectly french touch ! Great team, tasty food, good prices (approximately 20$) unlimited juice and pastry ! If you are hungry i would definitely recommend this place !

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We went to this restaurant because it was recommended in TripAdvisor as a good french restaurant and because they offered foie gras Pate and my older son loves it. They had a special of spinach rolls with foie gras terrine, and my son and I we ordered it. When it came, it was just the spinach with some jelly, and... More

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Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Went here after the theatre for dinner. Over priced, although decent portions. Warm goat cheese salad was delicious, but overall selection was limited. Service was good. Probably wouldn't go back.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

My husband and I discovered this little place one day as we walked past the Sofitel. We decided, on a whim, to go in for brunch. We have been back every year since, and that was several years ago. We even took our teenagers with us one year. The brunch menu is delightful. They provide a big, beautiful basket of... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

Super nice restaurant, i like the "De light" option on the menu, that really original and trendy. The manager, Nicolas, took great care of my wife and I and was very pleasant to speak with him. Merci !

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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147 reviews 147 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We had Friday night dinner on our honeymoon, and this was the best meal we had in new York, and one of the best I've ever had. The wine list is excellent, the food is wonderful, and the range and mixture of the offerings is great. Goat's camembert and grapes after dessert? Win.

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