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DB Bistro Moderne

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRIX-FIXE MENU
Three Courses $55
COURSE #1
Soupe du Jour
Seasonal Soup
Salade d'Endives
Duck Prosciutto, Asian Pear, Celery Root Puree, Fourme d'Ambert
Salmon Rillette*
Capers, Crème Fraiche, Chives
COURSE #2
Orechiette au Chevreuille
Braised Venison Ragù, Fine Herbs, Parmesan, Chestnut
Cod a l'Américaine
Pommes Parisienne, Leeks, Sauce Américaine
Hanger Steak*
Fingerling Potato Lyonnaise, King Oyster Mushroom, Frisee & Watercress Salade, Beurre Maitre d'Hotel
COURSE #3
ÎLe Flottante
Lime Crème Anglaise, Tarragon, Blood Orange Sorbet
Dark Chocolate Entremet
Satilia Mousse, Banana Pastry Cream, Peanut Butter Ice Cream
Assiette de Fromages
House-Made Condiments
SPECIALTIES DE LA MAISON
$35.0
The Original DB Burger*
Sirloin Burger filled with Braised Short Ribs, Foie Gras and Black Truffle, Served on a Parmesan Bun with Pommes Frites
DINNER À LA CARTE
$12.0
Mushroom Velouté
Black Truffle Crème Fraîche, Croutons
$14.0
Bistro Mixed Green Salade
Crudités, Goat Cheese, Pistachio, Banyuls Vinaigrette
$16.0
Baby Gem Lettuce
Bacon Lardons, Crispy Shallots, Blue Cheese & Port Dressing
$18.0
Escargot Persillade
Half-Dozen Burgundy Snails, Garlic, Almond-Herb Butter
$26.0
$38.0
Salade de Homard
Lobster Salade, Boston Lettuce, Vegetable Macédoine
$9.0
$15.0
Alsatian Tarte Flambée
Fromage Blanc, Bacon, Onions
$19.0
Pâté Campagne*
Country Liver Pâté, Cornichon, Celery Root Remoulade
$36.0
Atlantic Salmon
Lentils Du Puy, Red Wine Onions, Sauce Meurette
$34.0
Moules Frites au Curry
Mussel, Shallots, Vadouvan Curry, Cream, Chives
MP
Dover Sole Meunière
Lemon, Capers, Parsley
SIDES
$10
Haricots Verts Amandine
Pommes Frites
Baby Carrots
Baby Brussels Sprouts
Mushroom Fricassée
Fingerling Potatoes
About
Experience the new db bistro moderne! Chef Daniel Boulud's contemporary French bistro has undergone a complete renovation. With the addition of a handsome new cocktail bar, and a newly-crafted menu by Executive Chef Jim Burke in collaboration with Daniel Boulud. db bistro serves updated bistro classics with a modern twist and market-driven French-American cuisine. Located one block East of Times Square, db bistro is the perfect spot for pre- and post-theater dining, a Midtown business lunch or breakfast 'L'Express' of cappuccino and viennoisserie at the bar. A $48 pre-theater prix-fixe dinner menu is available in addition to a full a la care menu. The Lunch Prix Fixe menu will have you back
PRICE RANGE
$41 - $80
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
French, American, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had brunch at db prior to a Sunday matinee. Each staff member that we dealt with was pleasant and helpful from the maitre d to the coat checker to the buswoman. There is a brief specialty cocktail menu that we didn’t test the offerings...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tasteful_10
AllysunR1, General Manager at DB Bistro Moderne, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your lovely compliments for our Sunday brunch, as well as your kind words for our team, are very much appreciated, thank you for sharing them with us. We are so glad you enjoyed each dish and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Happy New...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tasted the “famous” burger with foie gras and truffle. Ordered mediumrare... got it rare and almost cold, around 45 (113 F) degrees celcius. Truffle was nowhere to be found. truffle is really cheap year. For the redt bun is nice, fooe gras snd patty good...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Robert044
AllysunR1, General Manager at DB Bistro Moderne, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Robert, Thank you for taking the time to review us. Our goal is to provide professional and attentive service to every guest, as well as make sure each is satisfied with their meal; I regret this was not the case. Kindly send your email...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for lunch - the mussels were way above other establishments, both in size and in the tasty but not overpowering sauce. When we last visited a few years ago, it felt overpriced and overrated - much better this time! We'll visit again in the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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AllysunR1, General Manager at DB Bistro Moderne, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are delighted your recent experience was an excellent one and appreciate your wonderful compliments for our mussels, it makes us happy to know you enjoyed them so much. We look forward to welcoming you again. Happy New Year, Allysun Redmond, db Bistro Moderne

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was on the top of list to visit after being away from NYC for over 3 years. We were excited to go back and see the remodel AND have that delectable, extraordinary burger Daniel is known for. I could not have been more...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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AllysunR1, General Manager at DB Bistro Moderne, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Diane, I am surprised and very sorry to learn about your disappointing second experience and would like to speak with you to apologize personally. Please reach out to me at aredmond@danielnyc.com and I will contact you directly. Respectfully, Allysun Redmond, db Bistro Moderne

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has taken a turn for the worst and no longer justifies the price point which is a shame as prior experiences were good. 2/4 starters and mains were returned to the kitchen with undercooked elements, to then be returned with no changes made....More

Date of visit: December 2018
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AllysunR1, General Manager at DB Bistro Moderne, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I would very much appreciate the opportunity to discuss your impressions of our restaurant and apologize personally. If you would kindly send your email or phone number to aredmond@danielnyc.com, I will contact you directly. Respectfully, Allysun Redmond, db Bistro Moderne

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic food, great atmosphere both in the bar area and main dinner area. Food was high quality, pate, mussels, snails and duck were excellent. wine list was very good as was the service. we had pre-theatre dinner on 1st visit and it was so good...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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AllysunR1, General Manager at DB Bistro Moderne, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mark, It was such a pleasure to serve you and we are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your dining experiences. Thank you for returning a second time during your stay and for sharing such marvelous compliments, they mean a lot to us. We hope...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We so wanted this to be like his excellent restaurant in London. Sadly is was not even close. It is a bistro so a small menu was expected. No issue there. It is crowded and noisy but again somewhat expected. The service was good so...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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AllysunR1, General Manager at DB Bistro Moderne, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your thoughtful review of your experience at db Bistro. I am glad you were happy with the service you received, but sorry we didn’t impress you more with our cuisine and would love to discuss the details with you. Please reach out...More

Reviewed December 12, 2018

Friendly service and the sommelier gave you excellent help with a matching wine, not the mist extensive ones. Their burger and fries is to die for, only bad thing about it is that it leaves no room for dessert.

Date of visit: November 2018
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AllysunR1, General Manager at DB Bistro Moderne, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Your terrific compliments made us very happy, thank you! We are thrilled you enjoyed your dining experience and look forward to welcoming you again, perhaps to try some of our tempting desserts. Best regards, Allysun Redmond, db Bistro Moderne

Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Just as good as it was when we first went there10-15 years ago and a great place to go I’m Midtown Manhattan. Great cocktails and red wines by the glass. If you like Manhattans you have to try their version. The escargot appetizer is the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Howard L
AllysunR1, General Manager at DB Bistro Moderne, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Howard, It is always our pleasure to welcome you and we are so glad you enjoy your entire dining experience. Thank you for your truly wonderful compliments and recommendations. We look forward to your next visit. Warmly, Allysun Redmond, db Bistro Moderne

Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

We had a reservation at Kellari but they didn’t honor it. Left us literally out in the cold. Until they saved us, seating a party of cold, hungry travelers. The drinks were delicious and food was very good. Service was a little slow but friendly....More

Date of visit: December 2018
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AllysunR1, General Manager at DB Bistro Moderne, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you! We were very happy to have rescued you from the cold and are delighted you all enjoyed your dining experience. We look forward to welcoming you again! Best regards, Allysun Redmond, db Bistro Moderne

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Ithakan
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Response from Pantelis_Rhodes | Reviewed this property |
i did not notice any happy hour when I was there.
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Response from Gary W | Reviewed this property |
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Response from seanworc | Reviewed this property |
Please go to the place's website. The data are there.
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