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Le Rivage

340 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3928
+1 212-765-7374
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“escargot” (65 reviews)
“prix fixe menu” (48 reviews)
“duck” (65 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
340 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3928
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Reviewed December 9, 2016

We came here for a prix fixe dinner before a show. We've been here before. The service was exquisite, Sara, our waitperson, checked in with us, knew we had to make an 8 PM curtain, and ordered our food before taking our drink order. Dishes...More

Thank shel29Brooklyn
Reviewed December 8, 2016

We had dined at Le Rivage previously and enjoyed it. So since we were going to be in the City for my niece's birthday, we decided to treat her. We were extremely disappointed with the food and the service. Maybe we hit an off night....More

Thank Lovemytravels11
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Had 7pm Saturday evening reservation. Arrived early and found barstools at the bar. Seated right on time at 7. Escargot was fabulous at a starter. Had lamb chops as the entree. Wife had the duck. Both were well prepared, we'll presented, and delicious. Expensive but...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

Love this place, especially before a show The pre fixe is a great deal. I usually get the Duck but had the venison. It was very good but a little more cooked than I expected. Mussels appetizer was delicious. Chocolate mousse and coffee included -...More

Thank EspritD
Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

After leaving a Broadway matinee, my wife and I searched TripAdvisor for a nearby dinner. This restaurant was truly a wonderful find. The atmosphere is quiet and romantic. The service was polite and attentive. The food was marvelous from beginning to end. They have a...More

Thank KMdds
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Dinner at Le Rivage was a pleasant way to spend an evening in New York City. The restaurant is warm and inviting with a friendly and welcoming staff. The wine list includes some nice selections and there is a prix fixe menu with a nice...More

Thank Csp986
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Exceeded all expectations... My husbamdms Escargo was excellent, Steak Frites were also excellent. I orders autumn Soup - yummy!. And trout with almonds was the best fish I gave ever had!. Wines were good. Can't fault a thing. Finally found our NYC French favorite restaurant......More

Thank tgw1208
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

We were greeted by the owners and the chef, who personally visits tables. The prix fixe menu provides many choices.

Thank David T
Reviewed November 12, 2016

With all the many choices in the theater district to eat before the theater its hard to pick. We were looking for good, fast and reasonably priced before our show. Normally you can only get 2 of the three. At Le Rivage we got all...More

Thank Sultan2
Reviewed November 11, 2016

I have visited this restaurant twice within last two weeks once with my wife and another time for dinner with friends. This place stands out: great food, flawless service, soft french music on background. I highly recommend it and will definitely visit myself again.

Thank Eugene V
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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, Families with children, Special occasions
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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