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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” (228 reviews)
“seafood” (376 reviews)
“langoustine” (87 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 4 days ago

Dinner at the restaurant was amazing with tuna carpaccio, followed with grouper and then sorbet to cleanse my palate. Pink Cristal champagne flavoured my meal.

Thank Bronniemac070
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We’ve been to many michelin star restaurants, but this is on the top of our list. We’ve done Eleven Madison Park a couple of years ago, but it can’t compete with this delicious food! We had a small complaint at the beginning of our diner...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 6 days ago

I know there are a lot of five star reviews of this place but it just didn't seem right to us. Fortunately, we were unable to be seated in the main dining room right away so we went into the bar area. A server must...More

Thank southmauijim
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent seafood fixed priced three course brunch for the five of us. The starters and main courses meet everybody's expectations and only the desserts were very good and some very generous but not of the same fine prep as the first two...More

Thank tremm298
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An awesome experience, from begining to end. Just make a reservarion and enjoy. 3+ hours of amazing food and impeccable service. Worth every penny. If you do not feel comfortable spending $700.00 +plus per couple, do not go, otherwise this is a MUST go restaurant,...More

1  Thank DELTRAV
Reviewed 1 week ago

Multi-award winning seafood prepared in classical french style. This isn't your local seafood shack, this is THE highest rated and finest quality with pricing to match. Wine lists are extensive and the wine stewards very cordial. Deserts of equal quality. Dinner is Very expensive but...More

Thank Stephen M S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've visited the restaurant for a special tasting menu developed for 2017 Xmas holiday season, it was set up on the second floor, away from the a la carte diners. Everything was simple perfect - food creative, tasty and just right amount, excellent service, attention...More

Thank Svetlana G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having eaten at some of the world’s best restaurants, Le Bernardin is still our favourite. There are no special effects just the best ingredients treated with respect and turned into the most amazing menu. The flavour and memory of the foods stays with you (in...More

Thank BeanaMelbourne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time I have been able to find a table. I went there with my wife and a son. We loved it. Even if we like more when the fish is cooked very light (grilled or under salt) I have to recognise that the food...More

Thank Alessandro D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

"Le Bernardin" From the moment you walk in, you know you're in for an experience. Wonderful decor, atmosphere, food, service, wine and deserts. Just enough of each...walked away just gushing about the different food experiences and fun we had...wow. Genius!

Thank Gregg W
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and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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