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Bistro Chat Noir

22 E 66th St, New York City, NY 10065-6533
+1 212-794-2428
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“onion soup” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 E 66th St, New York City, NY 10065-6533
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Three friends had a lovely lunch. Nice menu, service, ambience. We ate inside but there were a few outdoor tables.

Thank ELLlady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful lunch here. Suzanne, the owner, and her staff could not have friendlier or more accommodating. We had the crab meat salad and a shrimp scampi which is served on vegetables. Both are very creative and are outstanding! We look forward to...More

Thank William Lee H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very accommodating. I was traveling with my small dog and we sat under the canopy outside. It was really nice, not on the sidewalk. Nice throw rug underneath the two tables. Wait staff was very attentive, even providing a bowl of water for my dog....More

Thank Gracie R
Reviewed July 9, 2017

What a find. After reading a couple of good reviews about this place, we decided to try it for dinner. It was exceptional. You walk down a few steps into a charming candlelit room with fresh flowers on every table and Edith Piaf music playing....More

Thank Kerry O
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

I am writing the review as I sit in the restaurant having brunch with my family. So far I want to say wish had gone some place else ! So there is no fresh squeezed juices but we can get a Bloody Mary , I...More

1  Thank mothermaryUsa
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

Dining alone, the owner, Suzanne, immediately made me feel welcome here. She sat me next to some lovely people and we were soon chatting. Service was very attentive, but not over bearing. Atmosphere is charming, relaxed and upscale. I had the chicken salad which was...More

Thank travellingsooncanada
Suzanne L, Owner at Bistro Chat Noir, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2017

Thank you so much for the very sweet review! Please let me know the next time you are in town! So glad you joined us at the CAT! Happy summer!!! Suzanne

Reviewed June 1, 2017

Quirky situated on the lower ground of a New York Town House. Beatifully decorated, and the food is magnificent, service always outstanding, and the owner absolutely charming.

Thank Cervinia74
Reviewed May 8, 2017

Went for a birthday celebration for an elderly relative.Lovely townhouse setting on upper east side. Dining room was pretty and the staff was helpful and attentive. The special asparagus appetizer was delicious and others enjoyed the tuna tartare. One person devoured the delicious burger &...More

Thank stephanierI7666VO
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

We happened to spot this quaint, delightfully designed Bistro as we were strolling down Madison Ave. We were greeted by the owner, no less, and seated @ a table of our choice. The wine was excellent along with the food. Everything was reasonably priced and...More

1  Thank Hhoppin
Reviewed May 1, 2017

We happened across this place yesterday and went in for lunch. A good welcome and ushered to the best table in the place. Quick with menus and drinks. Artisan bread. Two courses for two with soft drinks around 100 dollars. Thoroughly enjoyed the food although...More

Thank lanayca
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighborhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Melanie W
March 6, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $65
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 E 66th St, New York City, NY 10065-6533
  • Public Transportation: Madison Avenue/Fifth Avenue NYC buses N or R train stops at 60th street and Fifth Avenue 6 stops at 68th Street and Lexington 4, 5 stops at 59th Street and Lexington
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-794-2428
  • E-mail
Bistro Chat Noir, is located in the heart of New York City's fashionable upper east side, melds the classic with contemporary elements of French styling, all fit snuggly into a sleek and elegant townhouse setting. Approachable but first class in every respect, Bistro Chat Noir offers the finest ingredients in a glamorous indoor and outdoor setting, where all the patrons will mingle like good friends at a garden party.
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