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365 W 50th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10019-6605 (Manhattan)
212-265-6980
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Ranked #2,295 of 11,875 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $35 - $35
Hours:
Mon 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Italian
Neighborhood:
Midtown
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • German first
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English first
Dayton, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

We have been coming to Chez for about 8 years now. Each time we go my wife always gets the Duck Confit. This time was no different. Awesome food as always. Chez has always been a little quirky, but that is what gives it the charm it has. Just beware they don't do seatings after 9:30. So get there before... More 

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Lusby, MD
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82 reviews 82 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Chez Napoleon recommended online by local brothers. Why not? But, when we came to the door, we almost didn't go in b/c it looked liked it was closed. My friend didn't want to stay as it didn't look inviting. I said, Let's go in an see. Very quaint, inviting atmosphere. Almost didn't get a table b/c we had no reservation... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Although on the Trip Advisor page it says this restaurant is open until 11:00pm, when I called to make a 9:30 reservation I was told the last order was at 9:00. As we planned on going after theatre, this wouldn't work......i only gave a terrible as I had to give a rating to get this information on the web site.... More 

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Somerset, New Jersey
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110 reviews 110 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
346 helpful votes 346 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This was a gem we were lucky to find on our recent visit to New York to view the Holiday Lights. For appetizer we had the delicious Escargots in an awesome garlic butter sauce, and the creamy Pumpkin Soup that looked really appetizing, and tasted just as good.. The Grand-motherly older Waitress replaced our basket of fresh breads, saying we... More 

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Croydon
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123 reviews 123 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We loved this small French Restaurant with it's quirky vibe. Apparently the owner is 92 and still involved with the menu. The food was perfect, we could have been in Paris. The decor is typically old school French and we loved the vibe. The staff were jolly and it was clear it is frequented by a lot of regulars. The... More 

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SF BAY AREA
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

the prices are fair for some real great food. Nothing special on the interior improvements but that adds to the charm

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Nantucket, Massachusetts, USA
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81 reviews 81 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This old line French restaurant is conveniently located near the theater district and we've eaten here in the past for pre-theater. They offer a reasonably priced prix fixe menu as well as a fairly extensive list of al a carte options. The service is friendly and prompt and they sure know how to get you to the theater on time.... More 

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Rochester, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We thought this would be a fine place to dine in before a play. Before dinner, we had ample time to walk around the neighborhood and were happy to see that we were only a few blocks from the August Wilson Theatre to see the Jersey Boys. We were also fortunate that when we called for a reservation, they had... More 

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Elllicott City
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

perfect dinner after the theater. Well located in the theater district. I had the menu comprise, for 32.00 you get a starter, main dish and dessert. It's a good price for good food and service. I also bought their bottled dressing for $8 and it's very good too.

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Jackson Heights, NY
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66 reviews 66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

It has been a few years since I ate at Chez Napoleon and I regret it! The manger/hostess, Elyane greeted me graciously, described the specials for the evening (wild boar stew, veal roast and fresh trout) and then asked if i had any questions. After much deliberation, I decided on the Vichyssoise to start, whole artichoke served with the house... More 

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Additional Information about Chez Napoleon

Address: 365 W 50th St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10019-6605
Phone Number: 212-265-6980
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 35 - 35
Cuisine: French, Italian

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