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Alains French Bistro

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9 Ingalls St, Nyack, NY 10960-2318
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Fri 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In an inconspicuous strip mall in my home town of Nyack you can treat yourself to the exceptional service and cuisine at Alain's Bistro. One is always made to feel like an old friend in a casual atmosphere where the offerings are of the highest caliber

Thank Beverly M
Highland Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

From the outstanding bread, through a cavalcade of superb dishes ( from the saffron flavored broth in the mussels, the onion soup with its two cheese cover, diver scallops, shell steak, seared salmon) every moment, every taste was a home run. This is truly the gem of the county, surpassing even our old favorite Restaurant X for the quality and... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

I went to this restaurant with two business colleagues, one of whom is from Belgium and the other an American who lived in France speaking regions of Europe for a number of years, so they are a hard crowd to impress! But the reception, food and general service at Alains French Bistro was outstanding. For starters we had pate and... More 

Thank andybristol12555
Pearl River, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

We had a wonderful dining experience at the bistro. Alain greeted us at the door and also came to the table to discuss my special dietary needs. He was most understanding and helpful with the menu. He and I discussed my options with my medical restriction for a no salt diet. All of his recommendations were wonderful. Special notes were... More 

Thank dancer735
Newton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Saying that this restaurant is Excellent is an understatement. It is a destination restaurant for my girlfriend and myself. I cannot imagine having a less than superb meal here. The prices are quite reasonable, considering the quality of the food and service.

Thank Marvin F
Croton on Hudson, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Let me tell you, this used to be my "go to" place...friends, weekends or date night. I used to be able to count on it for a good meal. Unfortunately, things have changed at Alains French Bistro. One night I ordered 'Steak Fritte'; and asked for medium rare...The steak came out well done, and it was as tough as shoe... More 

Thank Jason J
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

I visited a friend in Nyack for 3 nights...2 of which we ate here. It is truly a mouthwatering experience. The chef is wonderful, the service great, the food is spectacular. I live in MN and truly I want to go back just for the food here (along with the same company). Oh, we even had lunch here before he... More 

Thank AnnieB26
New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

The tapas at Alains are an elevated take on basque region classic small dishes and tapas. Go for the octopus, paired with any of their great wines...and great service.

Thank VeroDiazNY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

My husband and I drove to Nyack unsure of which restaurant we would end up for our date night. We had not been to Alain's yet and decided to try it We were seated without a reservation at about 8 PM. The decor is cozy, warm and pleasant. It's a very small place, and a bit tight, but the atmosphere... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

The food here was great. The goat cheese appetizer delightful, mussels very tender with great sauce, and the creme brûlée was delicious! I will definitely be back!

1 Thank Christinepulzone

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
French, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Ingalls St, Nyack, NY 10960-2318
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Nyack
  • Phone Number: 845-535-3315

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