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Le Pain Quotidien

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


American, French
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Our homemade breads are organic
Wheat, Rye, Spelt, Five-Grain, Walnut
Available in whole and half loaves
Organic Baker's Basket
An assortment of our organic bread, served with organic butter, organic jam and organic spreads
Pain Au Chocolat
Organic Brioche
Pain Aux Raisins
Seasonal Cannelé
Apple-Pear Turnover
Organic Muffin
Breakfast Basket
An assortment of our organic bread, choice of croissant or pain au chocolate, juice and regular hot beverage
Cup of Fresh Berries
Low-Fat Organic Yogurt
Organic Granola and Yogurt Parfait
Organic Granola and Banana
Fresh Fruit Salad
Organic Steel-Cut Oatmeal
Organic Oatmeal and Banana
With maple syrup and pecans
Organic Riz Au Lait
Brown rice pudding with soy milk and agave
Toasted Paris Ham and Gruyère Croissant
With mustard trio
Side of Paris Ham
Organic Cheddar
Aged Gruyère
Side of Smoked Salmon or Prosciutto
All of our eggs are organic
Soft-Boiled Organic Egg
Avocado and Tomato Omelette
Paris Ham and Gruyère Omelette
Asparagus and Goat Cheese Omelette
Organic Farmer's Scramble
Wild Mushroom and Gruyère Omelette
Smoked Salmon and Scallion Omelette
Chicken Chorizo and Cheddar Omelette
Soup of the Day
With a side of organic bread
Side Organic Mesclun Salad
Basil pesto and vinaigrette, with a side of our organic bread
Side Arugula Salad
Basil pesto and vinaigrette, with a side of our organic bread
Side of Hummus, Babaganoush or Quinoa Taboulé
With a side of our organic bread
Mediterranean Plate
With hummus, babaganoush, and quinoa taboulé
Tuscan Plate
With prosciutto, black olive spread, shaved parmesan, ricotta and basil pesto
Board of Fine Cheeses
A daily selection of aged and local cheeses
Six-Vegetable Quiche
With artichoke and garden vegetables on gluten-free buckwheat crust
Quiche Lorraine
With ham, swiss cheese and leeks on a whole wheat crust
Vegetarian Quiche
With spinach, mushrooms, leeks and swiss cheese on a whole wheat crust
Asparagus and Parmesan Frittata
Organic eggs and roasted red pepper, served with organic mesclun greens
Organic Greek Yogurt, Berries and Rawnola
Organic rawnola made with sprouted buckwheat, goji berries and seeds
Chilled Gazpacho
Tomato,‎ red pepper, cucumber and onion
Farmhouse Avocado Salad
Farro, garden vegetables and avocado dressing
Roasted Peach, Watermelon and Mozzarella Di Bufala Salad
Mixed greens, toasted almonds and balsamic vinaigrette
Heirloom Tomato and Herbed Goat Cheese Tartine
Fresh‎ tarragon, goat cheese spread and mahjoub extra virgin olive oil
Watermelon Cooler
Fresh pressed watermelon with lemon, agave and cucumber
Summer Berry Trifle
Almond sponge cake, berries and lemon creme
Smoked Salmon
With avocado and chopped dill
Paris Ham and Aged Gruyère
With cornichons mustard trio
Grilled Chicken and Smoked Mozzarella
With‎ arugula and basil pesto
Rustic Tuna, Hummus and White Bean
With diced tomatoes and basil pesto
Roasted Turkey and Avocado
With whole grain mustard and tomato vinaigrette
Prosciutto and Mozzarella Di Bufala
With sun-dried tomatoes and basil pesto
With chickpeas, cucumbers and spicy tahini
Chicken Curry Salad
With side of harissa-cranberry chutney
Organic Egg Salad
With herb dressing, garnished with capers and anchovies
Organic Black Bean Hummus
With avocado and spicy tahini
Grilled Chicken Cobb
With organic egg, avocado, bacon, blue cheese and Lapsang vinaigrette
Tuscan White Bean and Prosciutto
With arugula, shaved parmesan and basil croutons
Smoked Salmon
With roasted beets, arugula and chèvre dressing
Asian Organic Tofu
With tri-colored slaw and miso-ponzu dressing
With organic mesclun, avocado, mango and tomato salsa
Aged Goat Cheese and Arugula
With pine nuts, parmesan, organic olive oil and lemon
Organic Quinoa Taboulè
With arugula, chickpeas, avocado and vinaigrette
Mozzarella Di Bufala and Plum Tomatoes
With shaved parmesan and organic olive oil
All of our beverages are organic
Pot of Coffee
Café Au Lait
Belgian Hot Chocolate
Iced Coffee
Iced Latte
Iced Tea
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Reviewed June 2, 2019

We came upon the restaurant on a walk from our hotel, looking for a light lunch, which we found here. It is part of a chain but definitely not a "fast food joint". The menu is relatively limited but varied and the food turned out...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Al G
LPQUS, Guest Relations Manager at Le Pain Quotidien, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind words and feedback about your dining experience at our East 53rd St. Le Pain Quotidien. We have forwarded your kind words to the management team and truly appreciate the time you took to let us know how much you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed May 3, 2019 via mobile

We were blown away with this cafe. The staff were friendly and helpful. There were plenty of options, including being able to accommodate gluten free. The tea was served in generous pots. Our food was fresh and unbelievably tasty. I ordered the avocado toast and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Emma R
LPQUS, Guest Relations Manager at Le Pain Quotidien, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2019

Thank you for your kind words about your experience at our East 53rd St. Le Pain Quotidien. We are so glad to hear that you had a delicious and enjoyable dining experience. Kindly reach out to us at questions@lepainquotidien.com with feedback anytime. Your comments are...More

Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

Food is great: no complaints. But the service at the check out counter: unbelievably bad. I purchased a croissants, tea with milk, gave cash, expecting 5$ change. While waiting for the change, the croissant was brought in a bag, which I checked: it was smashed....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Haruhl
LPQUS, Guest Relations Manager at Le Pain Quotidien, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback about the service you received at our East 53rd St. Le Pain Quotidien. We strive to present our guests with the best quality and value possible, from food to service. We sincerely apologize for your...More

Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

Good quality ingredients at a restaurant that opens early on weekdays. Healthy options are on offer such as oatmeal prepared with water instead of milk and a decent avocado toast (eggs could be added). For a sweet tooth, try their baby Dutch pancakes with either...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank HMD1820
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

We really enjoyed the service, food, French decor and location of the restaurant! There are many healthy alternatives on the menu and the almond milk latte was phenomenal-we will be back!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank LuxV
Reviewed February 9, 2019

As tourists to NYC, finding a place for a reasonably priced breakfast can be difficult. LPQ with several convenient New York locations is the place to go. Inviting atmosphere with a wide variety of wonderful breakfast selections. We were in NYC for only five days,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Steve J
Reviewed January 26, 2019

I love the menu and the food selection. There are many different options - to match different customers' needs. The menu contains detailed information about the ingredients and the calories in each dish. Very tasty soup and sandwiches. There is an option to comfortably sit...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Neta_Avivi
Reviewed January 6, 2019

The place looks inviting and rustic, so we went in for breakfast. The whole setting exhumes bucolic pastures, organic food and attention to quality. The coffee is delicious in comes in a generous mug, the bread is sourdough and smells fresh. The menu is not...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DirkW107
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Totally different type of food Not what I expected The service was very friendly and fast Depending what your tastes are think you should try it

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JohnBCt
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Had a $9 bowl of oatmeal and a $3 cup of coffee. I mean, it was yummy, but maybe not what turned out to be $15 worth of yummy.

Date of visit: December 2018
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