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Le Bernardin

155 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6019
+1 212-554-1515
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (346 reviews)
“langoustine” (87 reviews)
“tasting menu” (186 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
155 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6019
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Reviewed yesterday

I've been going to Le Bernardin for over 20 years and it's still the best in the city. Other places may surge to the front for a year or two but this one never fades. Every part of the meal was perfect, as was the...More

Thank DavidinEssex
Reviewed 2 days ago

The food is fascinating and excellent for the most part. The mezcal cocktail I had was terrific. The service over the top. We chose the full tasting menu, and were so sharply disappointed with Le Bernardin's signature dish, the Dover sole, that I feel compelled...More

Thank hgoldman77
Reviewed 4 days ago

First time in a 3 stars Michelin restaurant anywhere. Love the attention to every detail from the moment we entered and the moment we left. They make you feel special. And this was a very special occasion for our family! The dinner was excellent; every...More

Thank PuckPasha
Reviewed 1 week ago

What I’m measuring it against: fine-dining restaurants in major cities. Coming here for the first time is like watching Citizen Kane for the first time—you struggle to tune out all the praise and “look-at-me-I-think-differently” criticisms and simply try to enjoy the place on its own...More

Thank ashvin r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say but truly a wonderful expeirence. From the moment we walked through the elegant entrance we were tranported to a magical place and time. The staff were right on point the entire time delivering each course of the Chefs Tasting Menu with...More

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing really form the very moment you enter the premises. One of the most elegant dining rooms this reviewer has ever eaten in. An atmosphere and accompanying service that oozes with class. Then there is the food. I opted for the chef's tasting menu. Fish...More

Thank djopm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Le Bernardin is the BEST of the top 1% in fine dining establishments anywhere in the world. Their french style seafood cuisine is second to none. You will love this experience so treat yourselves, put on a jacket and dress up for the occasion. The...More

Thank Dave_YW84NE1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did not make any reservation and decided to chance upon it midst of my museum tours. Of course i arrived 10 minutes before opening time to see there’s a chance of getting in ... One of my best American restaurant experience: 1. From entry/reception till...More

1  Thank Daydreamer2998
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was so excited to get into the lounge area of this fabulous restaurant! I had the four course prix fix before a show. The chef sent out an starter with 3 different treats. I don’t know what they were but all nice. They also...More

1  Thank kmalmberg1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant have a great environment. The food is outstanding specially the quality of the see food. All ways fresh and one of the best in NYC. I have visited the kitchen and have a great experience seeing them preparing some of the iconic culinary...More

Thank flaviog367
Nearby
Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Janetnyc1
24 September 2017|
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Response from Ross S | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is.. One of the best restaurants in the world
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JimCGA
4 August 2017|
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Response from susan j | Reviewed this property |
Food is served in separate bar room.
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MK33180
14 July 2017|
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Response from kmcspadden | Reviewed this property |
No matter the season or time of day, men must wear jackets. You don't have to wear a tie. If you don't have a jacket, they will provide one. Most of the clientele are business people who dress business casual. As a woman... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$41 - US$90
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:15 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:15 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:15 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:15 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:15 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:15 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6019
    (6th and 7th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: B, D, E, F, N, Q, R & V, W, 1, 2, 3, subway trains
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-554-1515
  • E-mail
Description
Le Bernardin, Zagat's top pick for 2013, and awarded the Michelin Guide's coveted 3-stars as well as The New York Times' highest rating of 4-stars, has maintained its status of excellence for over 20 years and its international acclaim as one of the world's top seafood restaurants. Owner/Chef Eric Ripert continues to set unsurpassed standards with his piscatorial paradise and partner Maguy Le Coze's seamless and unparalleled service. *When making your reservation, please indicate in the Special Requests box if you will be attending THEATER so that we may accommodate you appropriately.
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