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Madison Bistro

238 Madison Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10016
+1 212-447-1919
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“escargot” (8 reviews)
“pre fix lunch” (2 reviews)
“hanger steak” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Value
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LOCATION
238 Madison Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10016
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Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

As visitors from another country we felt the prices were higher for the portion that we received. The quality was good. The service was ok. They have a menu for 45 dlls that is a 3 course meal (now I guess that should have been...More

Thank Irene L
claude G, Owner at Madison Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2015

Thank you so very much for visiting Madison Bistro. Thank you also for taking the time for writing a review on our page, we are glade you have enjoyed your dinner. We thank you for mentioning our great deal Prix Fix $45 (3 course menu)

Reviewed 19 August 2015

Needed an early reservation not too far from Penn Station, and thought of Madison Bistro, which proved to be an inspired choice. They were able to accommodate our tight schedule very graciously. The setting was comfortable and quiet, service considerate and attentive. The food was...More

1  Thank Mary L
claude G, Owner at Madison Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2015

Thank you so very much for visiting Madison Bistro. Thank you also for taking the time fo writing a review on our page, we are glade you have enjoyed your dinner.

Reviewed 22 July 2015

Madison and 37th street is a nice midtown location to seek this French flavor restaurant. The decor is warm, the staff welcoming and friendly. The food is good. I did appreciate having St Geron sparkling mineral water as it is one of the best. The...More

1  Thank JPSalik
claude G, Owner at Madison Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2015

I would like to thank you very much for the lovely comment you wrote about Madison bistro. Thank you for taking the time, it meens a lot for us. We hope to see you again at our table. Have a great summer.

Reviewed 30 June 2015

I work in the area and have been here for lunch a bunch of times. In addition to the world class cuisine (best burger I have had in NYC), the decor makes you feel as though you stepped off Madison Ave into Paris. You will...More

Thank doodlehead72
claude G, Owner at Madison Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2015

Thank you so very much for taking the time to post on our page. We are delighted to serve you and make your visit a great time. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 27 June 2015

Authentic French Food, Steak tartar was excellent. Nice selection of wine by the glass, Quaint and small, very nice meal

Thank GirlfromtheLoneStar
claude G, Owner at Madison Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2015

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Madison Bistro. I am happy to hear that you have enjoyed your dinner with us. I hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 26 June 2015

The hustle and bustle of the city is easily left outside of this quaint restaurant. The food was delicious, wine selections were plenty and the staff was attentive although a bit more relaxed than other restaurants in Murray Hill. I will definitely return for the...More

Thank Jennifer M
claude G, Owner at Madison Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2015

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Madison Bistro. I am happy to hear that you have enjoyed your dinner with us. I hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

My family and here every year when we visit NYC. Friendly, attentive staff, great food, excellent service. We never have a bad meal here and they are very helpful with accomodating "picky" children. We highly recommenrd.

Thank John R
claude G, Owner at Madison Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2015

Thank you very much for visiting us, I was a pleasure having you with your children. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 June 2015

We had a good meal here with our nephew....the service was polite and attentive and the atmosphere pleasant and not loud which is always appreciated in a restaurant where you want to have a conversation. Our meal was not rushed which is also appreciated.

1  Thank albanywanderer
claude G, Owner at Madison Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2015

Thank very much for visiting us, Thank you also for taking the time to post a review on our page. We are glade you enjoyed you meal with us and wish to see you again soon.

Reviewed 29 May 2015

We recently visited Madison Bistro with two couples of old friends. This is a gem of a find in the Murray Hill district of New York City. It is a neighborhood place with excellent French cuisine. The staff is professional, attentive and well versed in...More

Thank Len W
claude G, Owner at Madison Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2015

Thank you for visiting Madison Bistro, I am glad that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 28 May 2015

My husband and I stopped into this place for dinner on a recent visit to NYC. Wasn't expecting much as you never know what you'll get on an impromptu visit. There were a few patrons when we first arrived and business started picking up shortly...More

Thank Celine D
claude G, Owner at Madison Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2015

Thank you for taking the time to review Madison Bistro. We appreciate your visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$28 - US$45
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 22:30
Monday
07:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:30
Thursday
07:30 - 22:30
Friday
07:30 - 23:00
Saturday
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 238 Madison Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10016
    (37th Street)
  • Public Transportation: 4,5,6 to Grand Central
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-447-1919
Description
Madison Bistro is a French Bistro with a modern twist that is based on a mix of Godard's family recipes and traditional French recipes. Diners can enjoy the wonderful cuisine in the restaurant's dining hall that has a Parisian ambiance with a touch of classic French influence, all the while retaining its casual and classy atmosphere.
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