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Le Bernardin

155 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6019
+1 212-554-1515
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (226 reviews)
“seafood” (375 reviews)
“langoustine” (87 reviews)
Open Now
17:15 - 22:30All hours
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
155 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6019
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Reviewed yesterday

After my daughter moved to New York, I took her and her boyfriend here for dinner. I have always wanted to dine here. The atmosphere is elegant. We had excellent service from our table captain and sommelier. It was a pricey meal, we expected that....More

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Le Bernardin is one of the finest restaurants in New York City! The decor is soft and simple with high ceilings and a minimalistic style. Very upscale feel that is both young and traditional. The service is fantastic and they seem to be well staffed...More

Thank Lordgin1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hosted an event at this restaurant recently. The atmosphere, decor, attention to detail, and service were impeccable. The meal was delicious. Michelin stars, NYT plaudits are richly deserved, and there is no sign that anything is fading in 2018. I look forward to my next...More

Thank FredTravelVa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose a tasting menu and it did not disappoint! Each course was brilliantly presented and the taste of the protein was showcased. We ordered a bottle of wine to accompany the meal - knowledgeable sommeliers! This meal was quite expensive - however the food...More

Thank thinaranjinib
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made a lunch reservation here! Was a little harder to find as it’s in a sky scrapper on the main floor just off the side street. Well worth the perseverance of finding the correct entrance! Had high expectation as Erik Ripert has a reputation as...More

Thank chefdino
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the best Food and service experience i have EVER had. 3 stars well earned! Down to swiping butter without me noticing. Thats skill! Food was absolutely amazing and I would die for Another taste of that lobster. !! Love the wine, champagne and...More

Thank VeronicaSjogren
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place that all those pretentious and precious and stupidly overpriced places long to be like. You know who you are! Boys and girls - make a reservation and pay attention. The venue is beautiful. The service is perfectly appropriate for a splurge...More

2  Thank billfromvg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can see why it has three Michelin stars. The food is amazingly delicious, the service was amazing and they have enough waiters. The decoration is simply exquisite. But the best part is the dessert... the apple one is a piece of art by itself....More

Thank Mayte L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was perfect, but - don't order the whole fish. We thought we would get the fish served on the bone so we could have fun picking the cheeks and neck meat and so on. But the fish is filleted in the kitchen and you...More

1  Thank TexasTim2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

le benardin well renowned for its seafood was on our to do list while we were in nyc. as mentioned a jacket is required to dine here and if you didnt have one, they have jackets on loan which you must wear at all times...More

Thank zzoggie
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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
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Response from Ross S | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is.. One of the best restaurants in the world
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Food is served in separate bar room.
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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
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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