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L'Ecole

462 Broadway, Fl 1, New York City, NY 10013
(212) 219-3300
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Ranked #657 of 11,588 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, French, Eclectic
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Grand St
Transit: J, M, N, Q, R, W, 6, 1, 9, A, C, E trains to Canal. we are located on Broadway 2 blocks north of Canal St.
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Casper, Wyoming
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

A bit spendy but the dinner is worthwhile. I went with two girlfriends. One ordered a cocktail and the other and I chose wine with each course. The food was excellent as well as the service. We will return.

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vermont
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55 reviews 55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We had a great lunch at L'Ecole. Shopped first across the street at Pearl River. Such gracious service at L'Ecole. Everyone so friendly and helpful. The food was outstanding. I had duck and the spicy carrot puree with it was amazing !! Country pate was so good. Our waiter was so helpful with the menu and in pairing wines. Lovely.

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Kinver, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I have visited L'Ecole on three occasions for dinner and once for brunch, and have never been disappointed. The 3 course evening meal is exceptional value, and the wines are equally fine and sensibly priced. The price includes an amuse bouche. Wine pairing is offered with a different wine for each course. The menu changes according to the students course... More

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We have been going to this restaurant for many years & still love it We prefer the later sitting as we do not feel rushed. The food is great with great varied selection, the wines are very good & the deserts awesome. The service is great. All and all great dining for great price.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Our group arrived a bit early, were greeted warmly, and seated in the front room which looks onto Broadway and is a bit set off from the rest of the restaurant. This was especially appreciated as my husband and I were entertaining friends from Italy. The food was excellent, beginning with a delicious crab cake amuse bouche. (Despite a bit... More

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New York City, New York
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117 reviews 117 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Since this school has changed hands the quality of food and service has gone waaaay down hill. I used to eat here often, many years ago and decided to try it again after moving out of NYC. What a disappointment!! Skunky-tasting meat, bland salad and overly buttery escargot. Thank god for wine and dessert. The servers don't speak English well,... More

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Prospect Park, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I met friends at L'Ecole and was very pleased with the excellent food, first-rate service and cordial welcome by the staff. The price cannot be beat for a 3 course dinner in New York City. I am glad I live close enough to return often.

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Tucson, Arizona
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76 reviews 76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This is absolutely my favorite NY restaurant. My wife and I had been here before and it lived up to every bit of the wonderful memories of my first visit. It is the school (L’Ecole) of the International Culinary Institute, so you have the opportunity to sample the offerings of the culinary students. Everything is superb from the presentation to... More

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Ponta Delgada, Portugal
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Good food, good atmosphere. A great price/quality restaurant, Portions of the 4 course menu a bit big!

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

While wondering up Broadway on a stroll around New York, we notice the International Culinary Center sign, and L'Ecole. We crossed the street to take a closer look, read the menu, and decided to go in. They weren't going to open for another 15 minutes, but the hostess answered our questions, and we decided to dine there. The hostess offered... More

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