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“Fun & yummy”
Review of L'Express

L'Express
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Ranked #1,628 of 14,520 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $25 - $40
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: Gramercy Park
Reviewed December 11, 2012

We went here with a large group, maybe 12 of us. I was dreading the poor service you normally receive at any restaurant when you show up with a lot of people. Not only was our waiter extremely nice and patient, the service was great. Our food came out at the same time and all of our orders were correct. Also, the food was really good. I had the mussels and fries and tasted someone's salad, sandwich and soup. All was well and I would return.

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Thank Lambie1
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Reviewed November 26, 2012

I used to live a few blocks away and would go here all the time. It was never a 10, but ALWAYS an 8.5. The steak tartare is still among the best I've had in NYC, and I order that pretty much every time I see it on the menu. The vibe is also just right: it's always somewhat busy, but never too busy to walk right in and get a table, so it's a great spot to come on a whim any night of the week.

Thank schneyer
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Reviewed October 8, 2012

We've been twice to this spot for breakfast. The first time we were wandering NYC on a Sunday morning and were headed for a diner two doors down and a stranger passing us said - go to L'Express, We did and loved it. The breakfast menu is comprehensive, The atmosphere is wonderful with full windows on the street for people watching. I know an egg is an egg is an egg...but these are done just right with simple seasoning. On our next trip we will try lunch or dinner. There is outdoor seating and a brunch menu with an organic bloody mary and mimosa made with triple sec. Sounds wonderful.

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Thank bmchan
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Reviewed September 23, 2012

This is the closest I've come to Paris in New York. What a fun place with all the authentic touches of a French bistro. I came with a girl friend for brunch and we were happily sated with the atmosphere and good food. In good weather the walls open up for a sidewalk dining experience. I highly recommend the Eggs Benedict and the cappuccino was delicious.

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Thank TripChicNJ
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Reviewed September 18, 2012 via mobile

We went to L'Express and had a warm welcome from the very nice waiter. We ordered the goatcheese salad and the lamb burger. Both were very good! The whole time we felt that the service was top class although the nice waiter was pretty afraid that we would not tip him:) we paid $36.69 for the food including 2 sodas wich we felt was a very fair price for such good food. The waiter was tipped $5 and everybody was happy:)

Thank Holmer84
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