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Nice Matin

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Upper West Side
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201 W 79th St, New York City, NY 10024-6200 (79th Street)
+1 212-873-6423
07:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Tue 07:00 - 23:00
Wed - Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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Fairfax, Virginia, United States
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for lunch after checking in to the hotel this restaurant is attached to because it was convenient. We came back for breakfast the next morning because it was delicious.

Thank Hillary R
Dix Hills,New York
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94 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the corner of 79 and Amsterdam ave, Next door to The Lucerne hotel( actually shares a door in the lobby.. in case of inclement weather).. Serves breakfast , lunch, dinner..has a bar as well( for cocktails) We had Sunday brunch( can get quite busy)..the menu is not your typical American brunch , but rather a fanfare of French cuisine..... More 

Thank Puravida_7
Jacksonville, Florida
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate at the bar for dinner, also via room service for dinner, and seated for breakfast. Enjoyed the Steak Frites and the Tuscan Chicken. Had American omelette for breakfast. All good.

Thank MarkTakesOff
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent eggs benedict and omelette. Comfortable and welcoming. Would head here for any meal and expect that it would be well prepared. Nice to know that this is an option in this neighborhood.

Thank BriaBoston
Smithfield, Virginia
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127 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled through the snow storm into this charming and bright cafe environment establishment and I couldn't ask for anything better. The coffee, both regular and decaf, was flavor-fully robust. The avocado toast with heritage tomatoes was delicious, I asked for the egg on the side - and it arrived on a warmed small plate prepared just as requested. My... More 

Thank Paul S
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60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good Breakfast and lunch.Welcoming and polite staff. Warm atmosphere. Not cheap. Serves as a breakfast place for the next door hotel.

Thank Yannis B
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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143 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is attached to the Lucerne hotel. Had breakfast twice. Wide selection. Ok food. Was made better by the 15% discount voucher. Without this would have been 3 star. Have to say 2 for okish food but at least an extra star for great staff then as said another for discount.

Thank NZ88
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food and drink are both Nice at this good-value a la Nicoise on the UWS, but the bonhomie and knowledgeable. friendly waitsfaff make every lunch (rarely there for dinner) a treat. The ravioli Nissardi, stuffed with short-rib ragout, is special, ditto the fine house breads, on the house. Interesting beer selection, split a Black Duck Porter for dessert if you... More 

Thank kerrible
Seattle, Washington
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81 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is part of a group in Manhattan at different locations, different names but with a French theme. They serve breakfast, lunch & dinner. It canbe noisy, depending on the time of day.

Thank Madronaguy
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Went there with a friend on new Years day for brunch. Very good atmosphere. Had an omelette with some side sausages. Food looked good and tasted nice. You have a lot to eat. Bread pain d'épice was succulent!!!

Thank Jeremie W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
French, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 W 79th St, New York City, NY 10024-6200
    (79th Street)
  • Public Transportation: 1,9 tr79th and Broadway.ain to
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-873-6423

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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