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€€ - €€€French, European
50 E 86th St, New York City, NY 10028-1039
+1 212-249-6300
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible13%
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11:30 - 22:00All hours
French, European
€€ - €€€
50 E 86th St, New York City, NY 10028-1039
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate lunch here and really enjoyed it. I had spinach and goat cheese quiche -- very good, with a lovely light salad. Partner had croque monsieur which she really enjoyed. The frites that came with her sandwich were by far the best we had...More

Thank paddykamen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch with my wife after visiting The Met. We both enjoyed our meals, an omelette and sandwich. Service was good, wine list was excellent and atmosphere was nice. Great location.

Thank Tim V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I were there for lunch and each got express lunch options. I had the ham and cheese with greens and pommes frites, and my daughter ordered the turkey avocado sandwich. The greens were fresh for both of us, the pommes frites were...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I have been here a couple of times, only because it's near the Met, although I'm usually disappointed by the food. My last visit was the last straw. I went to the restaurant with some friends and ordered the $23 dollar chef salad. There was...More

1  Thank LANYC1110
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Stumbled on this french cafe after a tour of the Met. We had a great lunch and glass of wine. Service was excellent and food delicious.

Thank EsherMum
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I often come here on weekends fir early dinners. Their food is. Excellent and the specials. Are excellent values. Their roasts. Are terrific as well as the appetizers. Service is typical French efficient and prices are reasonable for the area. Love the...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We went in for a drink, and to be fair only ate a few 'nibbles, but the bar lady was an utter delight and we me few interesting people and chatted for a couple of hours, and had some great fun. The eponymous Demarchelier is...More

Thank johnny064
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Ended up here as my sister in law is moving to a building right across the street, we wanted quick drinks and munchies around 5:30 as we had diner at 7pm The three of us were speaking french amongst each other and asked the man...More

Thank homezgr8t
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Lovely room and close to the Met Museum but below average food and indifferent wait staff. I ordered the Salade Nicoise, figuring since it was a French establishment I couldn't miss with that dish. Sadly, I could have gotten the same quality salad at a...More

1  Thank NYguyz
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The menu board outside is what drew us in. Soft shell crab is something a mid-westerner never has the opportunity to purchase so when we saw it as a lunch special we jumped at it. It was good but as the price wasn't advertised we...More

Thank Golfgal60
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 E 86th St, New York City, NY 10028-1039
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-249-6300
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