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L'Ecole

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$$$$
Neighborhood:
SoHo
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462 Broadway, Fl 1, New York City, NY 10013 (Grand St)
+1 212-219-3300
Today
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Paris, France
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oh! I was looking for this restaurant right now before a trip to NYC and what a disappointment to learn it has closed! I cannot remember what I had last time I was there (like 10 years ago), but the fact that I still think of it so highly and it was such an amazing experience, is really remarkable. Extraordinary... More 

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Thank Diego M
Brooklyn, New York
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610 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016

Had a nice pre fix here. Everything was tasty, service good. Nice choices. Good for groups and meetings not too loud.

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Livingston, New Jersey
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269 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2016

We really loved coming here for lunch. Not sure why it closed or if it will re-open. We came here at least twice a year. Always had a good meal. Service was outstanding. Price point was perfect.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2016

This is a must do for us every time w go to NYC. The food is obvi French, but it is prepared by students. I recommend reservations and Sunday brunch is excellent. The wine list is well done too.

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Thank AshleyBL2015
Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2016

We have been to L'ecole on every trip to NYC and will continue to do so on every trip to come. Excellent food and good service.

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New York City, New York
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2015

I went for the last meal served at L'Ecole, NYC. It was sad to have such a wonderful meal and know that you can't go back again. As always, service was excellent, the food was outstanding, and it was a bit sad to say GOODBYE. I'll miss you.

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2015

We tried to get reservation for late lunch but were too late. So we booked for that evening: and we weren't disapppointed. It's a fixed price menu offering 3 or 4 courses: one slight quirk is that the 4th course is another choice from the appetiser or entree menus. The choice is varied but short: I prefer that to a... More 

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Gresham, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2015

My husband and I try to go to restaurants that are in a culinary (any time we are visiting a new city) school just for the reason that you can count on great food always without exception. They open at 5:30 just in case you are touring lower Manhattan and want to eat early like we did today. You can... More 

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Sarratt, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2015

This place gets a better rating than michelin starred ESCA just reviewed. Young student chefs do the cooking and its really good value. I had quiche and a duck breast main and it was just perfect. Good service and a great location on Broadway for shoppers with tired feet.

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Thank John G
New York City, New York
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222 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2015

After literally years of walking by and hearing about this lovely place, I decided to have dinner at L'ecole with my girlfriend. You really can't go wrong here. We had such tasty meals and it was a perfect date; not to mention the service here is super friendly and excellent, plus dinner was under $100 with wine. Watermelon salad &... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
Cuisine
French, International, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 462 Broadway, Fl 1, New York City, NY 10013
    (Grand St)
  • Public Transportation: J, M, N, Q, R, W, 6, 1, 9, A, C, E trains to Canal. we are located on Broadway 2 blocks north of Canal St.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > SoHo
  • Neighborhood: SoHo
  • Phone Number: +1 212-219-3300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in SoHo

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SoHo
Once the artistic hub of New York, SoHo is now one of the premiere shopping destinations in the world. Housing everything from the most popular luxury brands to swank boutiques you won’t find anywhere else, this is a sophisticated shopper’s dream come true. Broadway is teeming with big-name stores and people during the day, while Prince and Spring Streets are the other main drags to explore. Take a detour down the quieter side streets to see the real star of the district – the world’s largest collection of intricate and elegant cast-iron architecture. What were once warehouses and art studios are now meticulously restored loft buildings favored by many of New York’s celebrities, making SoHo one of the trendiest addresses in the city.
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