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Bouley

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163 Duane Street, New York City, NY 10013-3810 (Hudson Street)
+1 212-964-2525
Today
11:30 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
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Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
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Mexico City, Mexico
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95 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lunch tasting menu is really the best value for the price (59 USD for an amazing 5 courses menu... where each customer can choose between different options).Really beautiful presentations, deep intense flavours, excellent combinations. Service is awesome, they really make you feel special. This might be the best restaurant in NYC.

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Johannesburg
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We (2) visited Bouley on New Years Eve. Coming from South Africa to NYC for a week and having booked on Trip Advisor recommendations we were really excited. Sadly so let down. Our booking was for 10:30 which we arrived on time for. Sadly to seated in the breezy reception area for a good 30 minutes. We were finally seated... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went back to check out restaurant before its eminent closure. Took the whole family for lunch. Tasting menu was unbelievable. Best lunch since last time- probably best meal in years. Please visit this restaurant before it closes end of March. It will be expensive.

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Miami Lakes, Florida
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Gorgeous bread cart!! Awesome soup on a cold day.. decor is superb. This place is romance and elegance and a little fun.

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Fairview, North Carolina
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92 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I make an annual trip to NYC in January for business and then a weekend of museums, movies, theatre and dining. Most of my meals are taken at places offering foods I can't find anywhere close to where I live in the Blue Ridge Mountains - i.e. dim sum and authentic Chinese food, Jewish food like premium bagels and smoked... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed dining at Bouley. The restaurant is beautifully decorated and the wait staff is attentive. The food is utterly flavorful and delicious. At the beginning of the meal and during, if wanted, the waiter will bring a cart to the table with a major selection of fresh bread to choose from. Careful! While they are all so delicious and overly... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My favourite high end restaurant in NYC since first visiting in the late nineties. Came for the extraordinarily great value five course lunch. Faultless food, a terrific wine list, professional, friendly service in a classic room. Devastated when I heard that Chef Bouley was moving on to other things. If you've never been,or even if you have, get in quick... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was amazing staff are great friendly easy to get along with and we had a great night out we will be back 10/10

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Milano
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84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the point: we have visited many starred restaurant we had to give just 3 points because, though the food was absolutely excellent, unfortunately there was nothing that we will never forget. And this is an issue when you visit a starred restaurant of this kind. Beautiful location, outstanding service,perfect food but nothing to remember. And for such a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and team The ambiance is a bit average for New Years night. The two dinning saloons could have been prepared better for this special occasion. Mellow music in the back ground was pleasant.

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$100
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
Thursday
11:30 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
Friday
11:30 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
Saturday
11:30 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 Duane Street, New York City, NY 10013-3810
    (Hudson Street)
  • Public Transportation: Chambers Street stop 1,2,3,A,C,E lines Brooklyn Bridge stop 4,5,6 lines City Hall stop R line
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > TriBeCa
  • Neighbourhood: TriBeCa
  • Phone Number: +1 212-964-2525
Description
Bouley features the exciting culinary talents of famed four- star Chef, David Bouley. Bouley offers French cuisine with modern Asian influences served in an elegant and intimate setting. In addition to the a la carte menu, the restaurant offers a $59 five course tasting menu for lunch, a prix fixe of three courses for $135 and $195 six course tasting menu for dinner. Parties of 8 or more may order from the tasting menu only and deposit is required to secure a reservation. Chef Bouley is always happy to accommodate all dietary needs and restrictions. Jackets are required for gentlemen at both lunch and dinner.

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TriBeCa
What’s in a name? In this case it is the unique title of “Triangle Below Canal Street” that became a popular nickname in the 1970s. An attractive neighbourhood filled with handsome lofts on the edge of the Financial District, this lovely slice of Manhattan offers plenty of fine dining experiences and art galleries. Plus, it’s home to the city’s most exciting film event, the Tribeca Film Festival, that takes place here every year. TriBeCa is a great place to take a leisurely stroll before stopping into one of the many local restaurants or bars for a satisfying meal and cocktail. You’ll see families out for an afternoon walk, and don’t be surprised to come up with the occasional celebrity sighting. With such a great vibe, many of the city’s most famous residents call this neighbourhood home.
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