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Le Charlot

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19 E 69th St, New York City, NY 10021-4921
+1 212-794-6419
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12:00 - 17:00
17:30 - 23:00
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Riverside, Connecticut
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This bistro is cozy, friendly, popular, noisy. I had to speak loudly to my companion who had trouble hearing through the noise. As we and the neighboring table were leaving, the man commented on what we were discussing at our table. I was lucky that they were Belgian and I did not say anything derogatory about Belgians. The mussels I... More 

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Puerto Varas, Chile
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

A treat to the eye as well as taste buds! Great ambience and most people having dinner there were French. The waitstaff (who also spoke impeccable French) was attentive and made good recommendations. The dishes were a work of art and the tuna and lamb we ordered were cooked to perfection and the recommended sides were a perfect complement to... More 

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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204 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We were museum hopping and our concierge recommended this restaurant. We are glad we had a reservation at this small restaurant with excellent French onion soup, tuna tartare, mussels with lemongrass (excellent), and highly rated (by our table) crab cakes. A Rhone red wine was excellent and complemented our meal perfectly. This is a great spot for lunch either before... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Very sad to share that this French restaurant that was such a great discovery with a dear friend yeeeears ago this Dec 31st 2017 has treated me and other friends so badly. Just because we were paying the maximum gratuity with some coins, we were told by the owner or manager in a very loud voice: "Are you playing monopoly?... More 

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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Delicious food in a petit environment Price is right Not fine dining but an excellent place for a tasty french meal

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Laren
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Not much to report here. A small salad and eggs benedict cost $94. What a bargain. That was Sunday Brunch. God forbid what a coq au vin and toast would add up to. Welcome to Paris in Manhatten.

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

After Frick museum visit, we went for lunch at Le Charlot. We were early so we had a table, but it filled up very quickly. Atmosphere is cozy, bistro French and loud. Seemed like a lot of customers were known by the waiters. I had the mussels marinieres with frites and hubbie the filet prepare. He liked his lunch but... More 

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Thank belgianannie
Huntsville, Alabama
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104 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Quick, friendly service. Comfortable. Really good food. We ate there for lunch. The three in our party each chose a different salad. Portion size was above average. Fresh ingredients. Well balanced texture and tastes. Not pricey. I would definitely go back for the mussels.

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Thank Richard M
Abu Dhabi
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251 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

My wife and I stumbled upon Le Charlot while walking up Madison. The restaurant was starting to get busy and it looked like a known destination for the locals so we decided to have dinner there. We loved everything about Le Charlot, from the efficient service to the quality of the the food (the mussels were lovely and the French... More 

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Thank Maninasuitcase_10
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is a fun little restaurant on the upper east side. It's a great place for lunch or dinner and close to the Met and the Frick. The mussels are an absolute MUST - delicious and fresh. The atmosphere is fun and lively. This is always our first stop on every trip to NYC. During this trip we went twice... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
17:30 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 17:00
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 17:00
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 17:00
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 17:00
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 17:00
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 17:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 E 69th St, New York City, NY 10021-4921
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-794-6419

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of the nation's most famous attractions in a single stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the neighbourhood, and you’ll come to Park Avenue, the poshest address in the city, lined with grand apartment buildings as far as the eye can see. Even if you can’t afford the luxury goods along Madison Avenue, it’s still a great spot to window shop an afternoon away.
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