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Carlyle Restaurant

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Upper East Side
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35 E 76th St, New York City, NY 10021-1899 (Madison and 76th Street)
(212) 744-1600
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Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

…the powers-that-be at the Carlyle do well to protect their reputation, their ambience and their menu as that is the way their clients like it. So do I. You know what to expect, it is well produced, with calm efficiency and respectful charm. The menu might not be innovative or fashionably chic but then go elsewhere if you want novelty.... More 

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Thank Mike H
New York
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cafe Carlyle on Manhattan's upper east side was a big disappointment for us. Decor is very stylish, high end, but sky high prices (even for Manhattan) mediocre food, and lackluster service combine to make what should be a fun, relaxing evening into a bla night out. The only real redeeming part of the night was the performance by Joan Osborne,... More 

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Paris, Île-de-France, France
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

nothing to complain about the restaurant, nice service, food quality is good and you feel a warm chic ambiance

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Thank Sonia M
Ottawa, Canada
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Well. We went back again and saw Steve Tyrell for the second year in a row. Last year - we really enjoyed ourselves and everything from the service, to the food, to the performance. This year - well? Not so much. Please note - this was a close to $1,000 shell out for a night so I'm expecting, for 3... More 

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Sydney
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238 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

A first visit to this local gem, an elegant room, smallish and intimate, the service was very good, a good wine list. The food was good, a safe french inspired menu no alchemy here.Moved to the Jazz Bar after dinner with a totally different atmosphere, enjoyable but certainly not elegant and some guests were a little poorly behaved. It was... More 

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Thank BBear52
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

For the past 20 or so years, my wife and I have frequented Bemelmans Bar and Cafe Carlyle very regularly. We know most of the performers in both venues, as well as the bar, wait and management staffs, and have socialized with many of them outside of the Carlyle. We have also spent countless thousands of dollars there on drinks... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Had one of the best lunches in a long while ...very tasty and refined food... beautifully presented..

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Pound Ridge, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Been many times and this place never fails to impress. Classic old New York charm in an elegant setting with classic French inspired dishes and a Dover sole to die for. Excellent wine list and always great service.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Brilliant scallop dish with saffron risotto and asparagus--could not have been better! Fantastic service, traditional touches, elegant dining. THE place to spend a rainy afternoon in NYC

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Millville, New Jersey
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

The restaurant gets better and better. It truly cannot be faulted. Everything on our last visit was perfect. What a wonderful treat it is.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 E 76th St, New York City, NY 10021-1899
    (Madison and 76th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Madison Avenue Bus and the 6 Subway to 77th Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: (212) 744-1600
Description
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner this gracious elegant room furnished with pillow-sprinkled banquets, Fortuny fabric covered walls is the perfect setting for delightful French cuisine and discreet service. PLEASE NOTE JACKETS ARE REQUIRED IN THE DINING ROOM FOR DINNER.

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