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Le Bernardin

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155 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6019 (6th and 7th Avenue)
+1 212-554-1515
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:15 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:15 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went here for the seafood. I had seafood pasta, lobster and banana desserts. All of my dishes are the best seafood I ever had. It's worth to visit and enjoy the meal. Highly recommend.

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Thank Miya A
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I came here on a recent trip to New York and enjoyed the chef's tasting menu. This was a lovely experience from the start. I informed the waiter that I didn't enjoy fennel, a purée served with the langoustine course, and they allowed me to switch this course with the seafood truffle pasta - this ended up... More 

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Thank Alice F
New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Le Bernardin was on our list of must go to restaurants and it was everything and more! The food was spectacular. We did the Chef's Tasting and it was amazing. The pairings with the food were spot on, they complimented the food and vice versa. It wasn't stuffy or pretentious (we were a little worried it might be) We had... More 

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Thank Donna F
Roanoke, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We called 9:02 on the first day of the month but could only get 5:30 to 8:00 slot. Oh well. For our friends from Seattle it was a late lunch. But when your there, you are the King and Queen. We all agreed on the 7 course tasting menu and it was the best it's ever been. For example; the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

`My boy Eric knows his sea animal food cookery. Expensive and wild and kind of French. If you are afraid of food, go to Arthur Treachers instead.

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West Kirby, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very excited to dine here recently for my birthday. It is supposed to be one of the best restaurants in the world, after all! We came for dinner and chose from the 4 course set menu - this turned out to be more than enough food for us and we thought was good value ($150 per person) for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was just as we expected, service top notch and the wine perfect match to what was on the plate. Loved it!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many foodies like myself who travel the world seeking the ultimate experiences in places like Osteria Francescana, Can Roca, Noma, Central, Gaston etc.etc. In New York, “the” place for years has been Le Bernardin – more than just food, it embodies the best of ambience and atmosphere, service, food and wine. It is not one element that sets... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place cannot be surpassed..... In my opinion the best place in the US, and the best place in Manhattan, even though having places like 11 Madison and Per Se... We have had lunches at this place before going back to Europe for the last 15 years. It never ceases to surprise. The decorations has changed during the time, but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife took me here on my birthday and although I was familiar with its reputation, I was amazed at how perfect the whole evening was. The food was excellent, introduced and explained with great care by our "guardien" who guided us through our evening with charm and politeness. His recommendations for wine by the glass-we did not take the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$41 - $90
Cuisine
French, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6019
    (6th and 7th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: B, D, E, F, N, Q, R & V, W, 1, 2, 3, subway trains
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-554-1515
Description
Le Bernardin, Zagat's top pick for 2013, and awarded the Michelin Guide's coveted 3-stars as well as The New York Times' highest rating of 4-stars, has maintained its status of excellence for over 20 years and its international acclaim as one of the world's top seafood restaurants. Owner/Chef Eric Ripert continues to set unsurpassed standards with his piscatorial paradise and partner Maguy Le Coze's seamless and unparalleled service. *When making your reservation, please indicate in the Special Requests box if you will be attending THEATER so that we may accommodate you appropriately.

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