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Le Bernardin

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155 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6019
+1 212-554-1515
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“tasting menu” (211 reviews)
“seafood” (353 reviews)
“langoustines” (93 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
155 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6019
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1,101 - 1,110 of 2,754 reviews

Reviewed August 11, 2014

The Service was superb as usual, However, I thought the seasoning lacked a little bit this time. But everything was as fresh as you can image and wonderful. you can never not enjoy the food here.

Thank JTEC
Reviewed August 11, 2014

My husband and I have dined at Le Bernardin several times for lunches and dinners over the years, and have always been impressed with the consistent quality of the food and service as well as the serene ambiance. I'm not sure if it's possible to...More

Thank BAM1113
Reviewed August 8, 2014

Mostly lives up to the hype. Brooklyn bee and 'coco' cocktails were outstanding. The second one was like drinking a slice of coconut custard pie, but not too sweet. I would definitely try a cocktail here. Nice glass if Riesling with the food. Varied selection...More

2  Thank CapeCoralEater
Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Visited with my wife on an anniversary trip and luckily had the privilege to eat a Daniel the night before. If you're into the sleak modern style then this place is for you. Not over the top modern but certainly not the old world charm...More

1  Thank PatG657
Reviewed August 5, 2014

My husband and I came here to do the tasting lunch ($76.00) on the advice of a food writer, who said it was the best deal in New York. The entrance is inobtrusive, the interior, beautiful with high ceilings, white orchids in tall vases and...More

1  Thank Glee47
Reviewed August 5, 2014

I have been fortunate to go at the Bernardin on few occasions. My last visit was with Jean Luc Colombo, a great winemaker from Cornas in the Rhone Valley. We had amazing wines paired with marvelous food. Eric Rippert, the master chef runs one of...More

Thank JPSalik
Reviewed August 5, 2014

One of the best restaurants in USA. The dining room is spacious, and when we were there very quiet, the service impeccable and the food out of this world. We had the 4 course meal - something cold, something not-so-cold, warm entree and dessert which...More

Thank TigerFord7571
Reviewed August 5, 2014

My husband and I dined at Le Bernardin last night. I had never been so excited. But it was sadly an extremely underwhelming experience. I have worked for Michelin star chefs, and started working in the restaurant industry the minute I could. We started visiting...More

2  Thank Zliddell
Reviewed August 4, 2014

My girlfriend and I like to experience good restaurants. When I travel for business and she comes, we will seek out good places to eat. Part of the whole idea with our trip to NYC was to eat at some of the most reputable places...More

1  Thank Brian H
Reviewed August 4, 2014

After 4 days of splurging in NYC... le Bernardin was meant to be the grand finale... Here is how it went instead: First the place is huge compared to most 2 or 3 stars, packed with people and loud... tables are turned several times during...More

4  Thank BlueTrain
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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers
like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
...More
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hslamel
menu prices
June 13, 2017|
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Response from EBKR100 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The menu prices do change over time, but there are usually 3 menus ranging from $150 to $360. This is a three michelin star restaurant. Thanks
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Kyla P
I am booking this for our 25th anniversary - is there a particular table/area that you would recommend for such a celebration (just the two of us)? Thanks
June 13, 2017|
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Response from Ann M | Reviewed this property |
Al the tables are good! Spread out and you can sit on the same side as your honey if you like- be sure to caress his arm🍾❤️😃
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Stir P
What is the dress code?
May 9, 2017|
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Response from ohgeorge | Reviewed this property |
Jackets for men. No sneakers. Dress for ladies appear to be don't dress too far "down" from your escort. It's not stuffy, but all staff are elegantly dressed for the lovely space. It's a very serene atmosphere. Just remember... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$41 - $90
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, 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
  • E-mail
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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