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La Boite en Bois

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Neighbourhood:
Upper West Side
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75 W 68th St, New York City, NY 10023-5306 (Columbus Ave and Central Park West)
+1 212-874-2705
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11:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Little Ferry, New Jersey
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went this past Sunday May 21,2017 with my wife and another couple for brunch . Have been there numerous times previously for both brunch and dinner . It is an extremely small restaurant and the tables are close together . The food and the service are both excellent . I had the French toast, my wife had the eggs benedict... More 

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Thank arthob
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is small and the service is a bit slow when crowded, but all in all this is a wonderfully quaint little French restaurant near Lincoln Center. While I enjoyed my whole meal, the profiteroles were quite literally the icing on the cake.

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Vermont
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60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An unpretentious little, literally little French restaurant two steps from Lincoln Center and Central Park West. Classic traditional french bistro food. The roast duck is delicious.

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Thank Gigi N
Boston
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Food was rather good though not memorable or exciting.however service was unfriendly and not professional, perhaps out french waiter had bad day.Tables are terribly crammed in a very small space, so impression that everybody is sitting at the same table.It was OK, but can not add any more.Prices were reasonable

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Parkton, Maryland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Came here before a matinee at the Met and had a lovely meal. Food was excellent and service just right. Wish I had a place just like this in my own neighborhood!

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Thank msmebv
Boston
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105 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Had dinner here with a large group on short notice. One of the few places that would accommodate a group of 12. This was the our second visit and it was as good as the first. Menu has a variety of items, food was prepared very well and the service was attentive.

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Thank steve-USABoston
New Jersey
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Wife and I dined there before our Opera at Met. They are very close to the Lincoln center (5 mins walk) and they offer pre-theater fixed menu for $50/pp for 3 course meal. It's a very small and tight restaurant where coat check is mandatory. Food is plentiful unlike typical french restaurants. Wife had salmon dish that she wasn't too... More 

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saratoga NY
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97 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Six of us had dinner early on a Monday evening so there was no real pressure. And this is the "local" of one of the couples, so that ensured outstanding service. The country pâté in aspic and endive(and other greens) salad with chevre were excellent starters. Salmon entree was as good as it gets and basic roast chicken was also... More 

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New York
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93 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We visited this tiny French restaurant last night before the NY Philharmonic concert. Their pre-theatre menu was substantial and augmented with several specials. The daily pasta was mushroom stuffed ravioli in a light tomato sauce, available as an appetizer or entree. It was excellent. Most of your table of four had the veal medallions special, which was tender and very... More 

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Palm Beach, United States
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113 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

New York is famous for stores and restaurants that are about 17 feet wide. This place is small but the food is worth a visit. A note of cauton, do not expect fast service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$80
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
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

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Staying in Upper West Side

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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of 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, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theatre performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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