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La Boite en Bois

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Tue, 3/19
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner

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Onion Soup Gratinee
Fish Soup Marseillaise
with garlic toast and rouille
Pate Maison
House Cured Smoked Salmon and Smoked Trout
With cucumber salad   Fish smoked in-house
Escargot in Garlic Butter
Classic Leeks Vinaigrette
Warm Sausage over Lentils
Ravioli Du Jour
made in house, also available as an entree
Croque Monsieur Grilled Ham and Cheese
Grilled Chicken Breast Grilled Vegetables
on Toasted 7 Grain Bread
Parisian Pressed Focaccia
With ham, brie and arugula
With shrimp and scallops in light tomato sauce
Mushroom Omelette
with Gruyere or Goat Cheese
Seafood Crepes
With​ mushrooms in a light cognac sauce
Moules Frites
Traditional Mussels With fries
Salade Nicoise
With fresh seared salmon
Cobb Salad
With chicken avocado and roquefort
Grilled Chicken Pillard
chopped greens, balsamic
Creme Brulee
Ricotta Cheesecake
Frozen Hazelnut Praline
Assorted Fruit Sorbet
Warm Apple Bread Pudding
Chocolate Mousse
Fresh Fruit Salad
Tarte Tatin
Minumum 15 dollars per person
$31 - $80
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
French, European
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a meal here after an early 5pm show at the Metropolitan Opera House nearby. It is a couple of blocks north of the Met situated in the basement of a typical brownstone building. The restaurant was cosy and almost full when we arrived,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank Cymru63
Reviewed February 1, 2019

We were going to see a show at Lincoln Center and had dinner at La Boite en Bois nearby. It is in the basement of a townhouse, so it is long and narrow. The tables are close together. We arrived at 5PM and there were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Bourlingueur60
Reviewed January 21, 2019

We went for an early dinner before a screening at the Walter Reade The service was great: efficient and not intrusive. We were able to order a 1/2 bottle of a wonderful Chateauneuf de Pape. Half bottles are not readily available in many restaurants. My...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank cherylbrooklyn
Reviewed January 6, 2019

My wife and I ate here twice in three days due some unusual circumstances...won't go into those here, but suffice it to say, we were VERY pleased with the food, the OUTSTANDING service, and the very warm and cozy/friendly atmosphere. The lobster ravioli was outstanding,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank NewYorkCity13
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

A quick lunch what a find, so quaint and cozy the seafood quiche was delicious a light cognac sauce filled with seafood, the butternut squash soup was also tasty, good bread and service would return and recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank bukagirl
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

Small cozy place on the uws,full of charm. Maybe e little noisy but ok. Good wine list and good price. Very attentive service. First time back after few years, but the place still going strong. Very good and fresh oyster,lovely salad and other appetizers. Good...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank emiliob890
Reviewed December 13, 2018

I have eaten here several times, normally before events at Lincoln Center and planned to again this Sat. They have just called to either eat within an hour or cancel my table because they are overbooked. I am unhappy and thought I would let others...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank NiallLesley
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This is a pretty good choice for Lincoln Center pre theater dinning! Several good choices on the fixed price menu. The quality of the food was 9/10 and the service 8.5/10 and I'm not easily impressed. I will return to this restaurant next time I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank I2677HQpaulg
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

I ate here with my wife and daughter. It is extremely charming, with authentic French food, reasonably priced, and attentive service. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 968JerryB
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

La Boite en Bois in Lincoln Center NYC was conveniently located but was very small and tables were very close to one another. As a matter of fact, we heard the complete conversation of the couple next to us. When the waiter came to deliver...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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February 25, 2017|
Response from ferryspotter | Reviewed this property |
The pâté in aspic is as good as I ever had, including in France. Their liver with onions is also classic, if not always on the menu, and whatever fish entree they are featuring as a special is bound to be excellent- this is... More
July 27, 2016|
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Response from safpsy | Reviewed this property |
Call and ask.
February 1, 2015|
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Response from JPatWP | Reviewed this property |
I called the restaurant. I was told that they offer ala carte only on Sunday evenings. Prix fixes dinner can be served upon request. Be sure to call them first at (212) 874-2705.
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