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Le Pain Quotidien - Lexington

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Upper East Side
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861 Lexington Ave, At 65th Street, New York City, NY 10065
+1 646-762-2209
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20:00 - 19:30
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Tue - Fri 07:30 - 19:30
Sat - Sun 20:00 - 19:30
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Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
105 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We always dine here during our stays in NYC & am happy to report we're still big fans! The breakfasts are excellent, fresh fruit, organic breads & bowls of coffee. At lunch the salads are fantastic. We like this place so much we've bought the recipe book! Love the new premises too.

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Thank Scrappy35
LePainQuotidien, Manager at Le Pain Quotidien - Lexington, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for taking the time to reach out to us with your review and for dining at Le Pain Quotidien. We are glad to hear you had such an enjoyable experience at our E65th St restaurant and have forwarded your kind words along to the team. Please feel free to reach out to us at questions@lepainquotiden.com with feedback... More 

Berkshire, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Our favourite breakfast choice in Upper East side during a recent visit to NYC. Loved the Avocado toast, and the best coffee.....

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Thank R_and_Vix
LePainQuotidien, Manager at Le Pain Quotidien - Lexington, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for taking the time to reach out to us with your review and for dining at Le Pain Quotidien. We are glad to hear you had such an enjoyable experience at our E65th St restaurant and have forwarded your kind words along to the team. Please feel free to reach out to us at questions@lepainquotiden… with feedback... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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91 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Excellent place to go and have your breakfast. All plates are very good. Love the pancakes and waffles and the coffee. The attention is really good.

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Thank Felix L
LePainQuotidien, Manager at Le Pain Quotidien - Lexington, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for taking the time to reach out to us with your review and for dining at Le Pain Quotidien. We are glad to hear you had such an enjoyable experience at our E65th St restaurant and have forwarded your kind words along to the team. Please feel free to reach out to us at questions@lepainquotiden.com with feedback... More 

Palm Beach, Florida
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691 reviews
569 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2015

I don't like to sit at communal tables so have to wait for a table for 2 when I come for breakfast. There is no privacy and you can't really have a conversation. Coffee isn't so great which always surprises me. They don't serve omelttes so I eat a fritatta which is normally overcooked. But it's pretty and the staff... More 

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Thank doug100worth
LePainQuotidien, Manager at Le Pain Quotidien - Lexington, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We strive to present our guests with the best quality and value possible, from food to service. We sincerely apologize for your dissatisfaction with your coffee and frittata. I have forwarded your comments to our food and beverage and management team to address for quality control. Please feel free... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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264 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2015

If you are fastidious about quality and health this is the best place to have a good sit down sandwich lunch. They serve them as open sandwiches (called Tartines) served ib a flat wooden tray. I ordered ham and cheese and got it with three different versions of mustard. Loved it.

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Thank Pilloo8
LePainQuotidien, Manager at Le Pain Quotidien - Lexington, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for taking the time to reach out to us with your review and for dining at Le Pain Quotidien. We are glad to hear you had such an enjoyable experience at our E65th St restaurant and have forwarded your kind words along to the team. Please feel free to reach out to us at questions@lepainquotiden,com with feedback... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2015

We stopped here on a recent visit to New York. We thought we would grab something quick to eat during a busy day. I have to say that we went back again to eat here, because the sandwiches and lemonade we ordered we delicious. For desert we shared a lemon tart that was "to die for". I will visit again... More 

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Thank WEVan
LePainQuotidien, Manager at Le Pain Quotidien - Lexington, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for taking the time to reach out to us with your review and for dining at Le Pain Quotidien. We are glad to hear you had such an enjoyable experience at our E65th St restaurant and have forwarded your kind words along to the team. Please feel free to reach out to us at questions@lepainquotiden.com with feedback... More 

Miami, Florida
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172 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2015

Everybody's in a hurry, too busy to meet and greet customers and explain the local modus operandai . First time customer is lost and nobody much cares. Hostess made no effort to welcome us to a table or give us a menu. Recommended tartine disappointingly tasteless. Calm down, everybody. Dessert Pastries were good.

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Thank richard a
LePainQuotidien, Manager at Le Pain Quotidien - Lexington, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We strive to present our guests with the best quality and value possible, from food to service. We sincerely apologize for your experience and have passed along your helpful comments to our Management team to take into consideration. Please send us an email at questions@lepainquotidien.com with feedback at anytime.... More 

New York City, New York
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123 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

We went for brunch after 12pm mass and this Pain is very perfectly situated steps from St. Vincent Ferrer Church...love the new, larger venue!!!!! Bright and sunny and cheerful. Comfortable seating. I love my oatmeal from this chain, my mom loved her avocado toast, and my friend enjoyed his salad special very much (warm chicken I believe it was). Tea... More 

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Thank HealthyFoodPlease
LePainQuotidien, Manager at Le Pain Quotidien - Lexington, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for taking the time to reach out to us with your review and for dining at Le Pain Quotidien. We are glad to hear you had such an enjoyable experience at our E65th St restaurant and have forwarded your kind words along to the team. Additionally, I have passed along your pastry comments to our Food and... More 

Westbury, New York
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223 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Most of the restaurants in the area on Sunday for Brunch require reservations. How lucky we were to be just walking by and were able to be seated immediately. Everything is organic and delicious. be sure to ask with your meal to try some of their spreads on their tasty bread. I tried the salmon with mozzarella and was so... More 

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Thank GARY W
LePainQuotidien, Manager at Le Pain Quotidien - Lexington, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for taking the time to reach out to us with your review and for dining at Le Pain Quotidien. We are glad to hear you had such an enjoyable experience at our E65th St restaurant and have forwarded your kind words along to the team. Please feel free to reach out to us at questions@lepainquotiden.com with feedback... More 

Level Contributor
51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2015

The food is always excellent,with a good, healthy choice. However, at this location, the service is very haphazard and I objected to tea being served in a very cracked teapot....a health hazard.

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Thank PatriciaMacD
LePainQuotidien, Manager at Le Pain Quotidien - Lexington, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We strive to present our guests with the best quality and value possible, from food to service. We sincerely apologize for your experience and hope you'll give us another chance to deliver. Can you please send us an email at questions@lepainquotidien.com with any additional information such as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Soups, French, Belgian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
20:00 - 19:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 19:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 19:30
Thursday
07:30 - 19:30
Friday
07:30 - 19:30
Saturday
20:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 861 Lexington Ave, At 65th Street, New York City, NY 10065
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 646-762-2209
Description
Le Pain Quotidien serves simple, elegant boulangerie fare made with organic ingredients whenever possible: breakfast, tartines, pastries and handmade organic bread & many vegan and vegetarian options.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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