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230 E 51st St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10022-6571 (Manhattan)
212-583-0579
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Ranked #395 of 11,866 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $35 - $35
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood:
Midtown
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Home Style
Transit: 6 train 51st, E train and M train 53st
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English first
Memphis, Tennessee
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Grand Hyatt recommended this great spot. Perfect for Sunday brunch. Excellent food and service while listening to a jazz combo.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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112 reviews 112 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Fortunately, this restaurant was open regular hours on Christmas Day and the menu was the normal dinner menu! We almost had the restaurant to ourselves and our waitress was very attentive. The Foie Gras appetizer and the Magret de Canard entree were exceptional. The leg of lamb was a little less tasty. Overall, a very nice place to dine.

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White Plains, New York
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318 reviews 318 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

We made our usual trip into NYC to see the tree. I thought if we parked far away we'd miss traffic. I was wrong. We came out of the garage and saw this place. We checked out the menu and saw a lot of things we like. We walked over to see the tree,do some shopping and went to Saint... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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106 reviews 106 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Had a fabulous meal here. Good service, great food and good prices for NYC. Always busy and for good reason.

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Ashland, Oregon
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89 reviews 89 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

If you like restaurants with a wine theme, this is the place. There is an incredibly large selection of French wines by the glass, and the waiter who helped us was very knowledgeable. The food was classically French but not outrageously priced, and the atmosphere is warm and intimate without being over the top. I look forward to eating here... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This is small neighborhood restaurant, with quality home cooked food. We shared a fois Gras that was flavorful, just melted in our mouths. Our friendly waiter offered us complimentary desert wine to go with it. The duck entree was delicious, cooked to perfection.the duck confit, sausage and bacon cassoulet was the evening's special. One of the best duck confit I've... More 

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Burlington, Ontario
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78 reviews 78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I'd read in someone else's review of Pod 51 that the French restaurant next door was amazing. So after a cold wet day tromping around the city I was ready for a warming glass of red wine. I went down to Le Bateau Ivre before the others were back to check it out and have a drink...at 6:00...on a Saturday... More 

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Great Falls, Virginia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I recently dined here on a lovely fall evening and with the restaurant's french doors open to the quiet midtown street it was just like a bistro in Europe. It is a perfect place for a delicious dinner or to enjoy a glass of wine and some cheese and charcuterie. The menu has many choices and each meal was really... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

OK - I'm traveling by myself - 50 year old, female (like to think I'm a foodie). This place makes you think you are for sure. I had the Foie gras - don't miss it. Really. Just be adventurous. It was absolutely buttery and delicious. Then top it off w/ the Duck Breast and Brussels sprouts - over the best... More 

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aspen
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60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is the cutest French bistro on a side street we've ever found. They had a fabulour Jazz triplet playing for brnch, which was so good, everyone in the little place clapped after each number. The brunch is real French and excellent, very reasonably priced. Nice wooden French doors open out onto the street. This is a definite repeat.

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Additional Information about LE Bateau Ivre INC

Address: 230 E 51st St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10022-6571
Phone Number: 212-583-0579
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 4:00 am
Average Prices: USD 35 - 35
Cuisine: French

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