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Lafayette Grand Cafe and Bakery

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Tue, 7/16
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 - 2019 Winner

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Lafayette is an everyday French restaurant conducting the spirit of French dining anew in downtown Manhattan's NoHo neighborhood. Open morning, noon and night, this grand café and bakery is dedicated to Chef Andrew Carmellini's new French country cooking and the daily social rhythms of eating for pleasure. Our light-flushed dining room features soaring arched windows overlooking the NoHo streetscapes and a live-action rotisserie bar. Our corner boulangerie-patisserie is open all hours offering artisanal breads, Stumptown coffee drinks, a light breakfast or lunch, and a host of confections.
$18 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was Saturday morning and we were hungry for a good eat Lafayette caffe and bakery was a good choice. We liked this French place. We made a phone reservation and a nice table was waiting for us. The waiters were very polite and treated...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Trail818665
Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommended for a lazy Sunday brunch, the food is great and the service we received from Chris is one of the best we have experienced in NYC.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank LeQuan79
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large place,high ceiling,nicely decorated,chef's restaurant and bakery.High quality fresh products and fresh variety of breads. Very good service.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank ayelet29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Opportunity presented itself last night and we walked into Lafayette unannounced. A very pleasant front desk -check. Service was a bit slow, but given the 9pm hour and the full capacity on the ouside deck, it may be tollerated. The menu is somewhat limited which...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank vladmeisterNYC
Reviewed June 10, 2019

The place itself is gorgeous but intimate in feel despite being very large. Its a bit pretentious in its "Frenchness" but that is part of its charm. Just don't take it too seriously. Well worth the pretentiousness and pricey offerings. Our waiter was exceptionally attentive...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ronbb2016
Reviewed June 5, 2019

My husband and I have always loved Laconda Verde and we have never had a bad experience at Lafayette either. I would go so far as to say that Lafayette has replaced Balthazar as one of my favorite go to places for an exceptional cafe/bakery...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Deb100000
Reviewed May 21, 2019

Had dinner at Lafayette last night. Very good service. The food was outstanding. Highly recommend. Lovey interior.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Janice G
Reviewed May 13, 2019

We were celebrating our Mother's Birthday and Mother's day and decided on Lafayette for dinner. The restaurant is a beautiful setting and perfect for larger parties of 6 or more. Plenty of seating, the atmosphere was vibrant, and the food was the star of the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 786robz
Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

I can’t a visit to this place every time I come to the City. The brunch on Sunday morning is not to be missed. The service is wonderful and the taste incredible. Don’t forget to take bread home!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Anganacca
Reviewed May 3, 2019

We sat outside and were lucky enough to have great weather for a candelit meal. Service was excellent. Food great and the inside looked lively and fun. Would definitely go back.

Date of visit: April 2019
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