We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Le Bateau Ivre

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Review Highlights
Bistro with Character

This restaurant always delivers superior classic French bistro food. They have an excellent wine... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
New York City, New York
via mobile
Nice place for a drink but superior French food

This place is a hidden spot. That has really fine food and they make a good drink as well. Lovely... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2017
Allan S
New York City, New York
via mobile
Read all 14 reviews
Enhance this page - Upload photos! Add a photo
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good35%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Jul 19, 2018
“Bistro with Character ”
Aug 28, 2017
“Nice place for a drink but superior French food”
Open Now
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
230 E 51st St, New York City, NY 10022-6571
+1 212-583-0579
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around New York City
from $199.37
More Info
from $35.00
More Info
from $67.50
More Info
from $64.00
More Info
Reviews (14)
Filter reviews
13 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
See what travelers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 13 reviews
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant always delivers superior classic French bistro food. They have an excellent wine list featuring mostly French wines. Lot’s of character and attracts people from the United Nations buildings, which are nearby.

Thank Ted-620
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

This place is a hidden spot. That has really fine food and they make a good drink as well. Lovely to if champagne as well flows without that large markup that some places have. Not ceci aft makes it a good place for dinning or...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed June 30, 2016

We found it thru Trip Advisor. It is close to our hotel, and had good reviews. All I can say is that when I told my wife that I hope we eat this well in Paris next month, she that she doubted we would! We...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed April 26, 2016

Not sure why this is listed as an attraction (perhaps the wine bar feel) - but we'd call it a restaurant with a great wine list. They have a great french wine list - including a lot of reasonable priced wines. You can create your...More

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed January 23, 2016

An exceptional yet reasonably priced restaurant specializing in French cuisine. The chef creates marvelous dishes based traditional recipes with great creativity, freshness and invention. There is a superior wine list to match. Highly recommended for an amazing taste experience.

Thank Adrienne E
Reviewed January 18, 2016

We ate here last year and wanted to go back based on the great food. It did not disappoint and I actually think that it was even better. As soon as you walk in it feel as if you are in a neighborhood restaurant someone...More

Thank BHill0609
Reviewed January 4, 2016

Visiting family and had a solo Xmas Eve dinner. Service was great and food and wine were very well prepared. Weather was warm so they had the window doors open. Street side dining a la Paris. Had escargots to start and lamb as an entrée....More

Thank Tyler L
Reviewed December 22, 2015

This restaurant has excellent French brasserie food and is open late. The steak tartare is particularly good as are the frites. There is an extensive wine list and the service is generally solid and friendly. A good standby for 2am dining.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed August 13, 2015

It's nice to be able to pick the package you want...seats on the windows, champagne, or a total drink package. Service was excellent and the live music added a great deal especially as we approached and circled the Statue of Liberty. An especially wonderful way...More

Thank 15Cam
Reviewed May 24, 2015

Good French food at modest prices for NYC and an amazing selection of French wine. Very enjoyable all around. Highly recommend.

Thank Doris N
View more reviews
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers
like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
Nearby HotelsSee all 482 nearby hotels
Pod 51 Hotel
5,288 reviews
.00 miles away
Hilton Garden Inn New York/Manhattan-Midtown East
1,450 reviews
.07 miles away
Fifty Hotel & Suites by Affinia
1,710 reviews
.10 miles away
Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown East
2,491 reviews
.11 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 15,760 nearby restaurants
387 reviews
.02 miles away
Le Bateau Ivre
239 reviews
.01 miles away
Sofia Wine Bar and Cafe
107 reviews
.04 miles away
DeGrezia Ristorante
150 reviews
.04 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 4,699 nearby attractions
Greenacre Pocket Park
36 reviews
.08 miles away
The Stag's Head
25 reviews
.04 miles away
Pig 'n' Whistle on 2nd
9 reviews
.04 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Le Bateau Ivre staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines