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La Boite en Bois

75 W 68th St, New York City, NY 10023-5306
+1 212-874-2705
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“seafood crepe” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
French, European, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
75 W 68th St, New York City, NY 10023-5306
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1 - 10 of 202 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu and ambience have a very authentic French feel. The food is excellent, and the wine list (and other drinks) varied. The tables are a little close, which also means that the noise level can mount at times, but in some ways this is...More

Thank 416Traveller2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Charming cozy little French restaurant close to Lincoln Center that won’t break the bank or disappoint. Very nice menu including pre fix dinner. Something for everyone plus classics snails, steak au poivre etc. All the fish is delicious and also the salads. My friend had...More

Thank Brooklyn478
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hop skip and a jump to Lincoln Center… Be sure to reserve as this is a really small place… The escargot are great… Salmon and chicken delicious… Worth saving room for dessert… Tart Tartine .....profiterole and more

Thank Faye F
Reviewed 15 March 2018

It's been many years since I've dined at La Boite en Bois and chose it as a midpoint spot to lunch with my dearest and oldest friend. As we're both Francophones, and my friend lived in France for twenty years, I knew it would be...More

Thank dmkinnnyc
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I eat often in the area pre-show. We had family members raving about this establishment for years. We finally went with them. For me this was an average meal at an average restaurant - particularly given the variety of options in the area at the...More

1  Thank stephrab
Reviewed 1 March 2018

This is a hidden gem! It is a small and charming space with excellently prepared and plated food that is French and yet not too rich. The service could not be better, We choose to eat here as often as we go to Lincoln Center...More

Thank NormaS
Reviewed 23 February 2018

It had been at least 10 years since we'd last eaten here, and were delighted to find that the ambiance, friendly welcome and superb food had remained unchanged. Due to a change in schedule, we needed to eat a half hour earlier than our reservation;...More

1  Thank worldexplorer0820
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We had a 7:30 curtain at the Met so booked a table for 5:30. This allowed plenty of time for the three-course prix fixe, reasonably priced at just over $50. We both had salads; my wife then had the monkfish and I had the lamb...More

2  Thank operalover939
Reviewed 7 January 2018

I can't believe the fire marshal has seen this. A few steps down from the street is the frozen coat check woman, and patrons are required to check coats as there is no room for them inside. We were there when the temperature was in...More

Thank vpoleshuck
Reviewed 7 January 2018

My wife and I were excited to go to this place for a pre-opera meal. Dinner started off ok, salad was nothing special, but adequate. When I started eating my main course (Branzino, Provençal style), I noticed a foreign object in my mouth after taking...More

1  Thank BIW1963
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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
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downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
...More
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sarahtarko
February 25, 2017|
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Response from ferryspotter | Reviewed this property |
The pâté in aspic is as good as I ever had, including in France. Their liver with onions is also classic, if not always on the menu, and whatever fish entree they are featuring as a special is bound to be excellent- this is... More
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Response from safpsy | Reviewed this property |
Call and ask.
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Snokap2
February 1, 2015|
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Response from JPatWP | Reviewed this property |
I called the restaurant. I was told that they offer ala carte only on Sunday evenings. Prix fixes dinner can be served upon request. Be sure to call them first at (212) 874-2705.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$80
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 W 68th St, New York City, NY 10023-5306
    (Columbus Ave and Central Park West)
  • Public Transportation: Subway: 1,2,3,A,D
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-874-2705
  • E-mail
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