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Le Bernardin

155 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6019
+1 212-554-1515
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (211 reviews)
“seafood” (354 reviews)
“langoustines” (93 reviews)
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French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
155 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6019
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Reviewed yesterday

All reviews, lists, michelin stars, can not define its class.Le Bernardin is a life experience. A true culinary genius runs the kitchen and an impeccable orchestra outside serves the customers. Just perfect and unforgettable.

Thank StochasticTraveller
Reviewed yesterday

Nothing fails - everything is perfect... why you might find it a little bit boring. Even though it is 3 star Michelin, guests are dressed quite relaxed. Definitely worth a visit - but if you are short of time and need to feel the NYC...More

Thank Christina H
Reviewed 5 days ago

The occasion was a family reunion involving participants from Washington DC and Australia. We wanted to enjoy the best of New York. Although the prices are high at $150 per person they are not out of the ball park for restaurants in this cadre. My...More

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Short and sweet - LB is the best seafood I've ever experienced. . . period. The preparation was flawless and the service was warm and attentive. We never felt rushed and the lead server went out of his way to make a personal connection -...More

Thank ZippyTraveler1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Le Bernardin is without doubt a strongly French influenced restaurant. The entire meal was very well executed, and it felt right probably because of the strong foundation of well established French cuisine. What is very interesting and indicative of the skill of the chef is...More

Thank Ninja5881
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanted to go here for a long time. Finally went with another couple for both of our 40th anniversaries. Not that hard to get a good reservation if you call at the appointed Day and time. The servers were all friendly and very professional. The...More

Thank George S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a tough grader and two small things kept me from rating La Bernardin a 5. A restaurant of this caliber should offer black napkins for customers with dark dresses and pants and the excellant service seemed slightly too quick. Four of us were...More

2  Thank Virginiatraveler777
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were for a few days in NY and really wanted to visit this fabulous restaurant. Unfortunately there wasn't availability in the dining room, however we were extremely lucky getting a table at the lounge (no reservation required). Our server, Patrick, was outstanding. Not only...More

Thank ADBCN2012
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are old school veterans of LB, but haven't been there in WAY too long. We lived in NYC and tried to go as much as possible, but that pesky thing called work got in the way. I'll make this short and sweet. LB is...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for dinner with my family. The staffs were very warm and friendly. The food was delicious; really met the expectations of a Michelin star restaurant. One of New York's best. Definitely will come back.

Thank bimahs
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menu prices
14 June 2017|
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Response from EBKR100 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The menu prices do change over time, but there are usually 3 menus ranging from $150 to $360. This is a three michelin star restaurant. Thanks
Kyla P
I am booking this for our 25th anniversary - is there a particular table/area that you would recommend for such a celebration (just the two of us)? Thanks
13 June 2017|
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Response from Ann M | Reviewed this property |
Al the tables are good! Spread out and you can sit on the same side as your honey if you like- be sure to caress his arm🍾❤️😃
Stir P
What is the dress code?
9 May 2017|
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Response from ohgeorge | Reviewed this property |
Jackets for men. No sneakers. Dress for ladies appear to be don't dress too far "down" from your escort. It's not stuffy, but all staff are elegantly dressed for the lovely space. It's a very serene atmosphere. Just remember... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$90
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:15 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:15 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:15 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:15 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:15 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:15 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6019
    (6th and 7th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: B, D, E, F, N, Q, R & V, W, 1, 2, 3, subway trains
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-554-1515
  • E-mail
Le Bernardin, Zagat's top pick for 2013, and awarded the Michelin Guide's coveted 3-stars as well as The New York Times' highest rating of 4-stars, has maintained its status of excellence for over 20 years and its international acclaim as one of the world's top seafood restaurants. Owner/Chef Eric Ripert continues to set unsurpassed standards with his piscatorial paradise and partner Maguy Le Coze's seamless and unparalleled service. *When making your reservation, please indicate in the Special Requests box if you will be attending THEATER so that we may accommodate you appropriately.
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