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Gaby Brasserie Francaise

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44 W 45th St, Sofitel Hotel, New York City, NY 10036 (Between 5th and 6th Avenues)
Grand Central Station and Times Square-42nd Street are both within two blocks of the restaurant.
(212) 782-3040
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Today
7:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Fri 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 11:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Described as one of the top New York French restaurants, Gaby blends...
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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  • 62
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Breakfast at the Sofitel

Treat yourself and start your day with a delicious breakfast at Gaby: French press coffee, freshly baked bread and mouth-watering food. The best way to fuel up for a busy day in Manhattan -- we never miss Gaby when we visit NYC.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
CaNative07
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Danville, CA
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

The food was good quality however the portions are very small for the price. My filet mignon was good but very tiny for $40.00. Also, too much sauce all over the steak. Seared ahi over quinoa was ok. With so many choices in NY City i'll try a different restaurant next time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Delicious menu choices - hard to choose just one! Wonderful service. It is pricey, but you owe yourself at least one fabulous breakfast here while visiting NYC.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Great Service! great food- Caesar salad was fresh, lettuce was crisp- and Salad was really enough for two Salmon was cooked to perfection- sorbet was delish- three flavors one plate!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I have been enjoying Gaby for several years. It is consistently excellent. My go-to NYC restaurant for business lunches and cocktails.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We stopped in for a quick lunch while we waited for our room to be available at 1 pm on a Sunday - brunch was being served. We ordered the crab cake appetizer and a Niçoise salad and French toast. The food was average and they charged $6.50 for a club soda and the sand for a refill that was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This restaurant/bar is convenient if you are staying in the Sofitel New York. The staff is very accommodating and helpful. Unfortunately, the dinner was generally bland and not a very good experience. We had the Tuna on Quinoa and the Mushroom Risotto and can't really recommend either. The bar is quite another story. It's quiet and the late-night bartender was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Treat yourself and start your day with a delicious breakfast at Gaby: French press coffee, freshly baked bread and mouth-watering food. The best way to fuel up for a busy day in Manhattan -- we never miss Gaby when we visit NYC.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This restaurant is inside the Sofitel Hotel. It is well furnished, clean and presented with Parisian style. We were staying at the hotel and this is where the breakfast was served. A la carte only. Expensive - averaging $30 per head, but the food was well made, generously portioned, fresh and the staff were very accommodating (lacto free, gluten free... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I was introduced to this restaurant for breakfast by a friend when visiting New York and now go since then at least once every time I visit New York. The hostess is so nice . After only one visit she remembers me whenever I come back . My friend says she also remembers her parents every time they return .... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I had breakfast here while staying at the Sofitel for over a week and other than fruit, pastries and smoked salmon which did not require intervention from the chef, I really can’t compliment anything else that came out of the kitchen. Despite a very wide-ranging breakfast menu, I highly recommend sticking to what does not require cooking because other than... More 

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Additional Information about Gaby Brasserie Francaise

Address: 44 W 45th St, Sofitel Hotel, New York City, NY 10036
Phone Number: (212) 782-3040
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 11:00 am  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  7:00 am - 11:00 am  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 11:00 am  11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 am - 11:00 am  11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 7:00 am - 11:00 am  11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 7:00 am - 11:00 am  11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 am  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: French

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 44 W 45th St, Sofitel Hotel, New York City, NY 10036
    (Between 5th and 6th Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: Grand Central Station and Times Square-42nd Street are both within two blocks of the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: (212) 782-3040

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Doing business, Bar scene

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 .
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

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