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Le Rivage

340 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3928
+1 212-765-7374
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“escargot” (67 reviews)
“duck” (66 reviews)
“peach melba” (24 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
340 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3928
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Reviewed yesterday

Dined here in May 2018. Enjoyed chicken cordon bleu for dinner along with chocolate mousse for dessert. Friendly service and very quick. Located on 42nd street. Never made it back, but had hoped to during my short visit to NYC. Decent prices for the city...More

Thank mariedesjardins
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner before our show. Our server was prompt & courteous, food was excellent.

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a fabulous pre show dinner! Unexpected little gem, walking distance to the Theater District. Staff, Food, atmosphere was lovely!

Thank AshleyPorch
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

$39 for a Wonderful 3 course meal. Wine list OK Our waitress Sarah was outstanding. I had a Great Arugula Salad The Duck was delicious My chocolate ice cream topped off the meal. My wife’s meal was Beet Salad Beef Bourguignon was very tender and...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 week ago

In order to celebrate a wonderful day in New York City, we dined at Le Rivage. They have an excellent prix fixe menu, of which I strongly recommend the coq au vin and their onion soup burger. They also have a bar and a good...More

1  Thank Robert E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trout Almandine cooked perfectly. Nice leisurely lunch made for vacation. Recommend highly. Good wines by glass.

1  Thank Kim K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made a lucky quick pick for dinner before a show. I would suggest reservations, we got the last table in the place. The wait staff were superb, and the manager was actively helping the staff. The food was excellent. I would recommend the house...More

1  Thank Waynedad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here after a matinee show, it is right in the middle of Restaurant Row on west 46th. Once inside, the place actually reminds you of a European restaurant, nice and inviting. The Prix-fix menu was fantastic. We started with French Onion soup and...More

1  Thank jorgito715
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. I was hoping for a real French restaurant and it was exactly what I got. The escargots was fabulous. I had the Boeuf Bourginon...excellent. My husband had the onion soup and the pork chop. He loved it. I’m tempted to go back for lunch...More

1  Thank tawnyalin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my goals on this trip was to try a few new restaurants in the Theater District. Based on reviews and the proximity to the Imperial Theater I chose Le Rivage, a French bistro on Restaurant Row (West 46th Street). It was a good...More

1  Thank Carl W
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like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
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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
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March 28, 2016|
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Response from Milliemarie46 | Reviewed this property |
Not when I was there in October. But check their website. I know we enjoyed the dinner specials.
Alexandria K
November 10, 2015|
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Response from David F | Reviewed this property |
Neat Casual,
Hal S
February 10, 2015|
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Response from RoseCityDon | Reviewed this property |
We've been to Le Rivage many times, always pre-theatre. And we order from the prix fixe menu, which has always been excellent. Is it the fanciest meal in NYC? Not by a long shot. But always very good...always good value... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 340 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3928
    (Between 8th and 9th Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: C & E trains to 50th Street; N, R & W trains to 49th Street; 1 train to 50th Street; and all trains to Times Square/42nd Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-765-7374
Le Rivage offers you a cozy, romantic French country atmosphere where traditional French cuisine is expertly prepared for your pleasure. Fresh flowers embellish each table. Prices are delightfully affordable with incredibly rewarding selections; a true bargain in the heart of the theatre district.
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