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Tout Va Bien

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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311 west 51st street, New York City, NY 10019-6408 (E c train one block away on 50th sreeet.)
+1 212-265-0190
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went expecting roast duck and cassoulet but found chicken cordon blue and the steak and fries. Salad was very fresh, onion soup needed salt, but main dishes were excellent. Try the homemade sangria, it won't disappoint. Friendly staff. And informal old world atmosphere make it a nice stop out of the hustle of the city.

Thank KCSpike61
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at the opening for dinner at 17:00 a bit too early but we were still given a table to start looking at the menu. The decoration is classic french bistrot. The bread is ok but could be a bit more crunchy. The Cotes du Rhone by the glass is good and easy to the palate. The Salmon carpaccio... More 

Thank Philippe G
New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We read lovely reviews about this restaurant, but I can't agree on several counts. Their Prix Fixe menu had a decent number of choices, and was what most of the reviewers had chosen to order from. The restaurant is small, and the decor is uninspiring. The escargot were totally lacking in flavor. Where was that delicious garlic butter that one... More 

Thank Hilarie G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love French food, and this restaurant was authentic and delicious! They have a fantastic Prix Fixe menu for those eating before taking in a show. We stopped in after watching a show so we could be more leisurely with our meal. The staff were all very nice, and attentive. Food was fantastic and the Creme Brulee dessert was a... More 

Thank Chris B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Leaving the theatre after a Sunday matinee in the pouring rain we checked on Trip Advisor for a French restaurant close by. We found Tout Va Bien! EXCELLENT! A little treasure.

Thank KanesComments
Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

I took some business associates after a meeting in midtown based on my friend's recommendation. The owner is a former French national soccer player, and tennis fanatic (so don't expect to see him during US Open time) and has created a wonderful restaurant offering freshly prepared country French food. For this of you who don't already know, country French, is... More 

Thank Michael S
Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The fixed price meal was delicious. The restaurant is cozy and basic yet very convenient to Broadway shows. The salmon was generous and prepared beautifully.

Thank anoncustomer
Springfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

I have been coming to this wonderful restaurant for 56 years when my parents first took me. Enjoyed another great dinner with my daughter pre - theater. We both had the 3 course prix fix offering for $29.99. French comfort food at its finest in a "3 steps down" charming and warm setting. The escargot was to die for. My... More 

Thank happytravler50
New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Tout Va Bien is very convenient for the Broadway shows in the 50s. If you inform your server that you have theater tickets, he'll get you out in time. If you don't have theater tickets, you'll have a more leisurely experience, and if you're lucky they might bring over the bowl of Sangria during dessert. The French onion soup has... More 

Thank Devorah33851
Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

We went there for a lunch and when I saw the prix fixe menu, I knew I had found a gem. For $15.95 you got a choice of 4 starters, 6 main and 4 desserts. Of course some of the choices added a couple of dollars ($4 maximum), but any choice was wonderful. I had the escargot, mussels steamed in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 west 51st street, New York City, NY 10019-6408
    (E c train one block away on 50th sreeet.)
  • Public Transportation: E, C train one block away on 50th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-265-0190

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