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€€ - €€€French, , European
249 Park Ave S, New York City, NY 10003-1404
+1 212-254-5858
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good44%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“escargot” (9 reviews)
“lamb burger” (6 reviews)
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French, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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249 Park Ave S, New York City, NY 10003-1404
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Haven’t been here in a long time, but it’s just as good as I remember! The steak frites was excellent! The potatoes were crispy and thin, the steak was cooked just right. My husband had the chicken with haricots verts and he said it was...More

Thank CountessChloe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I usually think of 24 hour places to eat as more of a diner atmosphere. L'Express is actually a bonafide restaurant that happens to serve round the clock! The atmosphere is comfortable and clean for families or couples, the staff friendly and attentive, and the...More

Thank HokieGal30
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked in for an early dinner with our two kids and had a great experience. Classic French Bistro with nice ambiance, good food, and friendly environment. Mussels, fries, steak frites all superb. The kids were well taken care of despite being picky eaters.

Thank reenasmehta
Reviewed 5 February 2018

This was a busy Tuesday night and most places could not get seated. L'Express was able to seat us immediately and also put in a rush on our food order. Had a bottled Peroni ($8) and Cotes du Rhone ($10) plus each of us had...More

Thank b d
Reviewed 5 February 2018

With the demise of Les Halles and others like it, L'Express, usually a breakfast place for us, is now a great lunch and dinner option to battling the crowds at Balthazar downtown, or Sel et Poivre uptown. We walked in after an Arts Club function...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 4 February 2018

I love this place, I hope it stays forever. Reliable, reasonably-priced, no-nonsense 24-hr French bistro, steps away from Union Square. What more could one want?

Thank NYJourneyman
Reviewed 30 January 2018

My husband and I love L’Express. We eat here often when we are in the city. The food is always great. I, personally, love their hamburgers, always cooked to perfection, but I’ve also had other dishes and never been disappointed. We’ve never had a rude...More

Thank susiecreamcheese44
Reviewed 28 January 2018

L'Express is a PAS holdout and remains constant through the years. I cam here for brunch with a friend. She ordered French Toast which she described as delicious. I had a nice quinoa salad that was light and healthy. The dining room is boisterously loud...More

Thank MABM917
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Even when not fully full, it is hard to get the wait staff's attention. The coffee was lukewarm and the food takes a while to come and is ok for breakfast menu. The check took forever to get. Not sold on it though was just...More

Thank rnarisetti
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We were walk-ins at 11.30am, for a late breakfast, which is no trouble for L'Express which is open 24 hours of the day. We were greeted and sat by a smiling and pleasant staff member, who placed us at the window, on request. Water glasses...More

Thank RTWVer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 06:00
06:00 - 06:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 249 Park Ave S, New York City, NY 10003-1404
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Gramercy Park
  • Neighbourhood: Gramercy Park
  • Phone Number: +1 212-254-5858
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