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Cafe Boulud

20 E 76th St, New York City, NY 10021-2643
+1 212-772-2600
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (61 reviews)
“madeleines” (43 reviews)
“duck breast” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Value
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LOCATION
20 E 76th St, New York City, NY 10021-2643
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to have a breakfast at Cafe Boulud and really enjoyed our morning food. Very classy atmosphere and quick professional service.

Thank Mark D
Cherif M, General Manager at Cafe Boulud, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Mark, We are delighted you chose to dine with us and thank you for your lovely compliments for your breakfast experience. Warmly, Cherif Mbodji, Café Boulud

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very fun time. The service is perfect and the food very good. Was easy to hear each other talk, not too loud. Lovely atmosphere.More

Thank pamela h
Cherif M, General Manager at Cafe Boulud, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Pamela, We’re so grateful for your compliments but I think you have your star rating backwards. In any case, I’d love to say thank you personally - please send your email or phone number to cmbodji@danielnyc.com, and I will reach out. Best Regards, Cherif...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

a focused menu, good coffee (not trivial in NYC), fresh fruit and a friendly staff. proper breakfast experience.

Thank yaniv s
Cherif M, General Manager at Cafe Boulud, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Yaniv, We are glad to help you start your day with an excellent breakfast and appreciate your kind words. Many thanks, Cherif Mbodji, Café Boulud

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic. The staff is amazing and the dining room is elegant but not overdone. There is sidewalk seating on nice days. We did the two course pre fixe and the food was delicious. This is definitely one of the best restaurants in NYC and a...More

Thank Jimmy B
Cherif M, General Manager at Cafe Boulud, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jimmy, Thank you so much, it makes us very happy to know you enjoy your dining experience at Café Boulud. Your splendid compliments for our service and cuisine are truly appreciated and we look forward to your next visit. Warmly, Cherif Mbodji, Café Boulud

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a sublime NYC dining experience. Everything we ordered was wonderful as you would expect. It's a beautiful restaurant with a casual but elegant feel. The service was impeccable but not fussy or pretentious. Just eat here. You will love it.

Thank luv2travel00270
Cherif M, General Manager at Cafe Boulud, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your gracious compliments and recommendation. It is wonderful to know you enjoy dining with us and we look forward to welcoming you again. Best Regards, Cherif Mbodji, Café Boulud

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was very attentive and efficient, we like the ambiance, couldn’t expect less from a hotel of this category.

Thank Jorge C
Cherif M, General Manager at Cafe Boulud, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jorge, We are so happy you enjoyed dining with us and thank you for your gracious review. Gratefully, Cherif Mbodji, Café Boulud

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been twice, once for weekend brunch and another weekday lunch. The entrance and lobby of the hotel are lovely, and while the food is tasty with expected good US style service, the decor left a lot to be desired with low ceilings and dated...More

Thank Peachtreec
Cherif M, General Manager at Cafe Boulud, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your kind compliments for our cuisine as well as your thoughtful comments and suggestions. We are glad you enjoy our food, especially the fresh madeleines, and hope you will join us again. Gratefully, Cherif Mbodji, Café Boulud

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had brunch with friends on a rainy Saturday afternoon. We arrived without a reservation - cold, wet and wondering if we were underdressed. Not to worry! We were immediately seated and couldn’t have received better service. The food was fresh and beautifully presented. The spring...More

Thank lfc266
Cherif M, General Manager at Cafe Boulud, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It is always our pleasure to welcome you, and we're delighted to know that you had a pleasant experience here. Thank you for your exceptional compliments for Café Boulud, and we hope to see you in the near future. Gratefully, Cherif Mbodji, Café Boulud

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at the Surrey hotel so we had breakfast here. Such a yummy fresh hard boiled egg and seasonal greens dressed with a hint of lemon. Attracts regulars from neighborhood. We also dined in a private cozy room for about a doxen of...More

Thank Dianne W
Cherif M, General Manager at Cafe Boulud, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Dianne, we are so pleased to see that you had a wonderful dining experience at Café Boulud. We appreciate your enthusiastic compliments for our fresh cuisine, and hope that you'll join us for another enchanting experience. Gratefully, Cherif Mbodji, Café Boulud

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were fortunate on a rainy Saturday to walk in and get a table for 3 for brunch. The fixed price menu provided lots of delicious choices. Others have commented on the ambiance - the place is one of my favorites as it reminds me...More

Thank gosaka
Cherif M, General Manager at Cafe Boulud, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Gosaka, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed a relaxing afternoon with us. It's wonderful to be deemed as your favorite, and we greatly appreciate your splendid compliments for our delicious food and elegant ambiance. Thank you for your generous review, and your...More

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sjeanneret1
September 8, 2016|
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Response from 76Cherif | Property representative |
We will happily assist you with a menu selection for your group. Please contact us at 212 772 2600 We hope to hear from you soon. Best Cherif Mbodji General Manager
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sjeanneret1
September 8, 2016|
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Response from Merle h | Reviewed this property |
Always found service very professional but then we've normally been with another couple and not 10 people The food is superb
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petalmeg1249
May 23, 2016|
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I dont think so, but you can call and ask
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$40 - US$80
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:45 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Monday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Tuesday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Wednesday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Friday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Saturday
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 E 76th St, New York City, NY 10021-2643
    (5th and Madison Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: #6 Train to 77th Street & Lexington Avenue M1, M2,M3 or M4 buses on Madison Avenue - 77th Street Stop
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-772-2600
Description
CAFÉ BOULUD features a French-American menu inspired by Chef Daniel Boulud's four culinary muses: la tradition, classic French cuisine; la saison, seasonal delicacies; le potager, the vegetable garden; and le voyage, the flavors of world cuisines. In addition to dinner seven days a week, we offer a rotating two-course ($39) or three-course ($45) Lunch du Marché menu from Monday to Friday and brunch on weekends. The restaurant is both a neighborhood gem and a destination for food lovers in search of casually elegant dining. Two private dining rooms seating 18 guest each are available for your entertaining needs, and may be combined to accommodate 40. The restaurant's adjacent BAR PLEIADES serves inventive cocktails and a luxurious bar menu from 3pm.
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