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Le Pain Quotidien

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


French, Cafe
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 (V)
Available in whole & half loaves
Organic Baker's Basket (V)
An assortment of our organic bread, served w/ organic butter, organic jam & organic spreads
Pain Au Chocolat
Organic Brioche
Pain Aux Raisins
Seasonal Cannele (V)
Apple-Pear Turnover
Organic Muffin
Breakfast Basket
An assortment of our organic bread, choice of croissant or pain au chocolate, juice & regular hot beverage
Cup of Fresh Berries (V)
Low-Fat Organic Yogurt
Organic Granola & Yogurt Parfait
Organic Granola & Banana
Fresh Fruit Salad (V)
Organic Steel-Cut Oatmeal (V)
Organic Oatmeal & Banana (V)
With maple syrup & pecans
Organic Riz Au Lait (V)
Brown rice pudding w/ soy milk & agave
Toasted Paris Ham & Gruyère Croissant
With mustard trio
Side of Paris Ham, Organic Cheddar, Aged Gruyère or Ricotta
Side of Smoked Salmon or Prosciutto
All of our eggs are organic. Served until 12pm, 3pm on weekends & can be made w/ egg whites
Soft-Boiled Organic Egg(S)
Avocado & Tomato Omelette
Paris Ham & Gruyère Omelette
Asparagus & Goat Cheese Omelette
Organic Farmer's Scramble
Wild Mushroom & Gruyère Omelette
Smoked Salmon & Scallion Omelette
Chicken Chorizo & Cheddar Omelette
All of our beverages are organic.
Pot of Coffee
Café Au Lait
Belgian Hot Chocolate
Iced Coffee
Iced Latte
Iced Tea
Soup of the Day (V)
With a side of organic bread
Side Organic Mesclun Salad (V)
Basil pesto & vinaigrette, w/ a side of our organic bread
Side Arugula Salad (V)
Basil pesto & vinaigrette, w/ a side of our organic bread
Side of Hummus, Babaganoush or Quinoa Taboulé
With a side of our organic bread
Smoked Salmon
With avocado & chopped dill
Paris Ham & Aged Gruyère
With cornichons mustard trio
Grilled Chicken & Smoked Mozzarella
With arugula & basil pesto
Rustic Tuna, Hummus & White Bean
With diced tomatoes & basil pesto
Roasted Turkey & Avocado
With whole grain mustard & tomato vinaigrette
Prosciutto & Mozzarella Di Bufala
With sun-dried tomatoes & basil pesto
Avocado (V)
With chickpeas, cucumbers & spicy tahini
Chicken Curry Salad
With side of harissa-cranberry chutney
Organic Egg Salad
With herb dressing, garnished w/ capers & anchovies
Organic Black Bean Hummus (V)
With avocado & spicy tahini
Grilled Chicken Cobb
With organic egg, avocado, bacon, blue cheese & lapsang vinaigrette
Tuscan White Bean & Prosciutto
With arugula, shaved parmesan & basil croutons
Smoked Salmon
With roasted beets, arugula & chèvre dressing
Asian Organic Tofu (V)
With tri-colored slaw & miso-ponzu dressing
With organic mesclun, avocado, mango & tomato salsa
Aged Goat Cheese & Arugula
With pine nuts, parmesan, organic olive oil & lemon
Organic Quinoa Taboulè (V)
With arugula, chickpeas, avocado & vinaigrette
Mozzarella Di Bufala & Plum Tomatoes
With shaved parmesan & organic olive oil
Mediterranean Plate (V)
With hummus, babaganoush, & quinoa taboulé
Tuscan Plate
With prosciutto, black olive spread, shaved parmesan, ricotta & basil pesto
Board of Fine Cheeses
A daily selection of aged & local cheeses
Six-Vegetable Quiche (V)
With artichoke & garden vegetables on gluten-free buckwheat crust
Quiche Lorraine
With ham,‏ swiss cheese & leeks on a whole wheat crust
Vegetarian Quiche
With spinach, mushrooms, leeks & swiss cheese on a whole wheat crust
Asparagus & Parmesan Frittata
Organic eggs‏ & roasted red pepper, served w/ organic mesclun greens
Organic Greek Yogurt, Berries & Rawnola
Organic rawnola made w/ sprouted buckwheat, goji berries & seeds
Chilled Gazpacho (V)
Tomato, red pepper, cucumber & onion
Farmhouse Avocado Salad
Farro, garden vegetables & avocado dressing
Roasted Peach, Watermelon & Mozzarella Di Bufala Salad
Mixed greens,‏ toasted almonds & balsamic vinaigrette
Heirloom Tomato & Herbed Goat Cheese Tartine
Fresh tarragon, goat cheese spread & mahjoub extra virgin olive oil
Watermelon Cooler (V)
Fresh pressed watermelon w/ lemon, agave & cucumber
Summer Berry Trifle
Almond sponge cake, berries & lemon creme
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited there with my family and friends for catch up, and had coffee and tea with cakes. Very good comfortable environment by well-trained friendly staff.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Jay K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good Good price $$$ Good menu Very good service No parking . Accept credit cards , Don’t need to have reservation.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank leonc610
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a Warm Grain Bowl. Was very good. Also the Ginger Detox had quality. The Service as always was very good.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank MeryandLeo
Reviewed June 10, 2019 via mobile

This is no bad cafe with organic food. The food is enough tasty. But I was disappointed with wine. There was in menu but wasn’t in fact. Waiter could not make it clear. So I got my feels mixed.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank kowboy_234
Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

We ended up at this LPQ after wandering Central Park longer than planned on an unseasonably warm early May day, so arrived hot, hungry, and ready for anything, frankly. We were pleasantly surprised by the overall vibe, friendliness of the staff, quality of the food...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Skiwithjill
Reviewed May 24, 2019

Coffee and food (pastries and sandwiches) are very good. Unfortunately they don't have enough waiters, and things arrived at the table in a very untimely manner. I ordered a basket of breads which was supposed to be accompanied by jam. The jam arrived much later...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Daniel K
Reviewed May 20, 2019

We were famished, having just arrived in NYC. We popped into one of our favorite places for brunch. The food is its usual deliciousness. We are very fond of the avocado toast. But, this time we also ordered a bit more substantial meal. Crepes were...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Sue S
Reviewed May 15, 2019

On a recent visit with my daughter in New York, we had brunch at Le Pain Quotidien. Excellent variety of choice along with good wine selection. The 'ambiance' is lovely and the staff is welcoming, courteous and helpful. I went back 3 times. The place...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Leonard_vd_Heyden
Reviewed May 4, 2019

Perfect representative of well-known european chain. Very tasty soups, salads, sandwiches and teas. Service is quick and very friendly - a bit crowded, but this is a popular place for a reason. Well recommended!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Mont-Blanc-Geneva
LPQUS, Guest Relations Manager at Le Pain Quotidien, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2019

So glad that you enjoyed your breakfast experience at our Columbus Circle Le Pain Quotidien. We look forward to having you back in again soon. See you next time!

Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

Great atmosphere, great food. Service was really good. There server Roche took really good care of me. Very attentive and very nice. Manager Carlos was a great help with me and my family. Best lpq to visit.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank TheSudhir
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