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“Wonderful find on Restaurant Row!”
Review of Le Rivage

Le Rivage
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Ranked #432 of 13,935 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $40
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Midtown
Cross street: Between 8th and 9th Avenues
Transit: 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.
Description: 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.
Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

We had dinner at Le Rivage on a recent Saturday evening. It was just after the Pre-Threater rush. The $25 price fix dinner is a steal. You can select anything on the menu including specials of the day. Portions are generous and food was excellent. Everyone in our party made different choices for appetizer and main and we were all pleased. Atmosphere quiets down after 7:45 and we were able to sit and have a leisurely delicious meal. Great find!

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Thank Carol914
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Reviewed May 6, 2013

We surprised my wife with dinner, after a 4 hour plane ride, on her birthday in New York. Le Rivage was exactly what we needed, with a warm family atmosphere that was not pretentious at all. Our two adult children thought it would be "Kitcschy" but they decided they liked an old fashioned little restaurant in a New York neighborhood too.
The staff even gave each of us a complimentary glass of desert wine to properly finish the birthday feast.
Well worth it!

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Thank NeilB47
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Reviewed April 16, 2013

Great before the theater. Small and quaint French Bistro. The menu is Pre Fixe and very reasonable with a wide selection and daily specials. Some of the specials are additional charge and not always stated by the waitress.

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Thank Bdachrissy
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Reviewed April 7, 2013

My wife and I had a wonderful meal last night at Le Rivage. After a day at the Met visiting the Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity special exhibit, we were in the mood for some French food. We had seen reviews of this restaurant online and decided to try it out. We were not disappointed!

The outside appearance is unassuming, but as soon as you walk in the door, you immediately enter into a charming, welcoming, and cozy space. We were greeted warmly and seated right away although we did not have a reservation. Since it was nearly eight o'clock we were able to select our meal off of the fixed price menu, which includes appetizer, entree, dessert and coffee for $25.

We both had the tasty lobster bisque for a starter. For entrees I had the pork chop "Forestiere" and my wife had the Coquille, bay scallops, shrimp, mushrooms and onion in a cream sauce. Each was served with rice and vegetables. Both meals were superb! For dessert we were able to select from the full dessert menu. I had the New York cheesecake, my wife had the Poire Helene, and each was delicious.

Service was great! Our waitress was attentive, friendly, and very helpful in answering our questions about items on the menu. Le Rivage is a great value along Restaurant Row on 46th Street and a place that we will be sure to visit again.

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Reviewed April 4, 2013

We ate here on Easter Sunday and had the fixed price menu $25 after 7.30 excellent value I had pâté and my husband had the lobster bisque which were both good we both had the duck (extra €3) and it was amazing I did not want it to finish we both had ice cream desserts which were both o.k. then coffees each including a decent bottle of wine total bill was under €100 not including tip. Would definitely recommend it.

Thank tartantiara
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