Bistro Lamazou
Bistro Lamazou
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Bistro Lamazou

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.bistrolamazou.com/
  • Phone: 2124818550
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Moroccan, Mediterranean
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, High Tea, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Catering is available for all occasions and needs, wether in-house or any setting. We can cater hot foods, hors d'oeuvres, coktail parties, sit down dinners and so forth. We also provide staffing for the event.
  • Entertainment: Bistro Lamazou is CLOSED for renovation. We will be reopening in August 2012. See you then.
  • Special Events: We can accommodate all events with a delicious menu catered to all your needs. From business functions, to diplomatic events, to fashion shows, weddings, engagements, barmitvah, baptism, baby shower, rehearsal dinners, to wine and cheese tastings, whiskey and scotch tastings, to special birthday parties. Our event planner will work with you on a sumptuous cuisine combined with personalized service and attention to every detail.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 25th and 26th Street
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Subway: #6 Train to either 23dt stop or 28th street stop. Walk east from Park Avenue South to Third Avenue. The restaurant is on Third Avenue between 25th and 26th street.
A word from Bistro Lamazou
Bistro Lamazou is closed for renovation. We will be reopening in August 2012. See you then, and have a great summer.
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Bistro Lamazou reviews from OpenTable diners
  • Everything was really good;
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/29/2012
    Everything was really good; service, food, selection. The only bummer...it was the hottest day of the summer and with their high ceilings the place was just too hot. Cannot really hold that against them.
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    fit for foodies
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  • I know it's summer and the
    LikestoeatVIP
    Dined on 6/23/2012
    I know it's summer and the weekends are quite in the city but on a Saturday night at 7:45pm we were the Only Ones in the place, oh yeah and a bachelorette party in a back room whooping it up. Of course the service was attentive. That said I thought the food was bland and boring and I'm being kind when I rate it Fair. The "spousal unit" "thought the couscous was ok. The lamb chops and sausage were good and the couscous was well seasoned without being too salty". Still, I can't imagine how this place survives. Perhaps an after work drinks crowd during the week?
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  • Went there on a Tuesday evening
    Tom2
    Dined on 6/19/2012
    Went there on a Tuesday evening so it was not very crowded. That having been said, the food was good. I enjoy Moroccan food. My guest had never had Moroccan food and he loved his meal. Service was very attentive. When I mentioned that I am a bit of a wine person but did not know a great deal about middle eastern wine, the waiter brought me a taste. The food and service was good. I'm glad I went. Probably would go again.
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  • The beautiful , spacious decor
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 5/29/2012
    The beautiful , spacious decor is very inviting and the owners are the ultimate hosts. The wine list includes some lovely selections from Tunisia and Morocco. The cous cous and tagines are absolutely delectable. This is a restaurant not to be missed.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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  • This was our second visit
    FoodMavenVIP
    Dined on 5/13/2012
    This was our second visit here. While we thought everything was good, it just wasn't as good as we remembered it from the first time we ate there. I can't put my finger on what was wrong but it was as though they were afraid to use bolder seasonings and everything was a bit bland.
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  • Very cool setting and some
    AMYCVIP
    Dined on 5/13/2012
    Very cool setting and some really delicious food. Service was a bit slow and unprofessional---lovely people but seemed to lack experience, especially during a busy brunch.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch
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  • We were a party of five on
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/28/2012
    We were a party of five on Saturday afternoon. Everyone enjoyed the restaurant. The food and brunch menu was very good. The ambiance and music was very good. The service was very good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Love it!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 4/25/2012
    Hands down one of my best dining experiences in a while. Perfect food, atmosphere, service! Will definitely be returning!
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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  • Food is consistently excellent,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/18/2012
    Food is consistently excellent, service attentive and friendly. Wine list is priced well with a varied and interesting selection.
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    neighborhood gem
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  • tasty food, poor service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 4/13/2012
    I've been here twice now. The chef knows what he/she is doing. Tangines are flavorful and delicious. The service is poor -- the bartender totally messed up my cocktail (which was on their cocktail menu!), we had to ask for bread at the table. The bartender became our waiter and he did not come across like a professional bartender or server; he volunteered to not charge my friend for the soup before she even ordered it, in case she didn't like it (thought that was weird!). And he couldn't describe the dish to her at all. The busboy did not speak any English whatsoever. The place is airy and has nice decor, but I don't think I'll be back.
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  • This place is very understated
    SidCindyVIP
    Dined on 4/12/2012
    This place is very understated and quite good. It seems to be suffering a bit as the menu has been cut back significantly. Last night portions were a bit skimpy though delicious. I really hope it survives and thrives as we've enjoyed going there once or twice a month and have never been disappointed.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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  • Nice, simple food, attentive
    jaillissantVIP
    Dined on 4/8/2012
    Nice, simple food, attentive service, a little too loud background music.
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  • Ok if you are in area
    NYCdine
    Dined on 4/6/2012
    Odd decor, nice concept but just ok dinner. Wouldn't go out of my way to come here again. I had fish and my husband had chicken. The owners have a nice cheese shop down the street. That's the better place in our opinion.
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  • Really good food and unusual
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 4/5/2012
    Really good food and unusual but very pleasant ambiance. The menu could be a little more Moroccan and less mac 'n cheese, but what is Moroccan is really good.
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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  • Bistro Heaven on Third Avenue!!
    KP28
    Dined on 4/4/2012
    A group of my friends and I visited this restaurant on a Wednesday evening (ladies night). The restaurant has specials listed on their website for most nights so please check them out. The lighting, colors, design, furniture, etc. at the Bistro was warm and welcoming. There were a variety of seating options from the bar, tables, lounge seating, etc. that we all commented on favorably. A few of us sat at the bar and had cocktails while we waited for the rest of our party to arrive. The staff was attentive without being invasive. When we sat down for dinner, we had the same experience. The staff is well trained, observant and made us feel very welcome. The food was presented nicely and the portions were nice without being overwhelming.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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  • Fantastic restaurant. Everything
    Risa
    Dined on 3/31/2012
    Fantastic restaurant. Everything was great from the wine list to dessert. After our show we went back for drinks.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, late-night find, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The restaurant was pretty
    MichekeVIP
    Dined on 3/23/2012
    The restaurant was pretty quiet. Everything was fragrant and delicious. The Bronzino was fresh and moist. The grilled quail was tasty as was the salad of mixed greens. We do hope that the restaurant will do well!!!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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  • Bistro Lamazou never disappoints!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 3/21/2012
    Bistro Lamazou never disappoints! Love this restaurant!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, great for lunch
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  • Mediterranean-type food honestly
    lunchat1
    Dined on 3/20/2012
    Mediterranean-type food honestly prepared. I like the sandwiches with salad on the menu--portobello and mushroom, eggplant and mozzarella. Lunchtime is never crowded and it's a comfortable place to sit and talk without interruption.
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    good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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  • This place SHOULD be packed.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 3/18/2012
    This place SHOULD be packed. The food is excellent, the prices more than fair, the room is beautiful and the service is friendly, knowledgeable & efficient. So why is this place only 75% full even on a weekend and only 50% full the rest of the time? It must be the location which is right in the middle of a bunch of crummy sports bars. As a Murray Hill resident I wish more people would go because its great to have such an excellent restaurant only a few blocks from home. The food is a perfect fusion of Southern Mediterranean and North African. A lot of places try this with mixed results but Bistro Lamzou nails it. Stewed dishes like the Tagines are delicate and perfectly paired with fruit and nuts. The Branzino with basil is out of this wo
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    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, great for lunch, hot spot
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  • From reading all of the reviews,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/17/2012
    From reading all of the reviews, I expected to like the food more than I did. Half of my party, however, really enjoyed their meals and I know they would gladly return.
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  • Food was excellent. Loved
    MatundaVIP
    Dined on 3/16/2012
    Food was excellent. Loved the decor. Felt very comfortable. Will go back for drinks after work and dinner. Definitely a gem!
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
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  • Ingredients are always of
    mush
    Dined on 3/11/2012
    Ingredients are always of the best quality and extremely fresh. Presentation of the food is very appealing. It is somewhat underseasoned, and the temperature is not always correct. Timing of the dishes is critical and needs to be worked on. We were a party of four for brunch. Even though there was only one other table, two of our dishes came out early and there was almost ten minutes wait until the other two dishes arrived. Needless to say, by the time everything was in place, the first 2 dishes were cold. We do love the atmosphere, service is lovely, tables are well spread apart so the noise level is confortable for conversation.
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    good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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  • A true neighborhood gem....
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 3/4/2012
    A true neighborhood gem.... food, service & presentaion could not have been better. What a treat to find a restaurant where the noise level is quiet, your not sitting on top of fellow diners & the owners truly want to please the customer! Had brunch & dinner & I can't wait to go back again.
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    good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
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  • Wonderful Brunch - nice selection
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 3/4/2012
    Wonderful Brunch - nice selection of standard and unusual items.... My go to place for a group and have never been disappointed.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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  • You won't regret it!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 2/25/2012
    I really hope this one makes it - the food is factastic and reasonable. Such a great addition to the beighborhood.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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  • Great good and large portions.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 2/18/2012
    Great good and large portions. I would definitely come again.
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    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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  • Wonderful selection of cheeses
    MirDreamsVIP
    Dined on 2/18/2012
    We just came in for drinks and appetizers. The cheese and charcuterie were unsurprisingly (given the cheese bar they run next door) the stars, absolutely outstanding. The staff was very knowledgeable about their offerings and it was fun to try several variations of prosciutto at once. I'll definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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  • We ate there on Valentine's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/14/2012
    We ate there on Valentine's Day 2012. It should have been a slam dunk for the staff but was far from it. Despite having enough staff and a PF menu they just couldn't get their act together. The food was fair at best, asparagus wrapped in prociouto(sp) was awful. My fish tasted like it came out of a box. The tomato soup was good. The Creme Brule was fair. The owner was more inrested in glad handing than managing his staff. Would not go back.
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  • Ambiance and food very good.Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 2/14/2012
    Ambiance and food very good.Service seemed to deteriorate as the evening went on and the staff appear3ed to be overwhelmed and somewhat disorganized during Valentine day meal(special menu)
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  • your site says they specialize
    mumblesVIP
    Dined on 2/14/2012
    your site says they specialize in Mediterranean and north African cuisine. and unfortunately, they only offered a special menu for valentines day and there was nothing Mediterranean or north African on the menu.
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  • Delightful dinner. Very accommodat
    44dor
    Dined on 2/10/2012
    Delightful dinner. Very accommodating staff. Hope they do well.
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    neighborhood gem
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  • A real gem of a place
    MJP60VIP
    Dined on 2/7/2012
    A really wonderful dinner, food was superb service very good. This restaurant is a real find in a stretch of not very inspired dining choices.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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  • We had an enjoyable evening
    WeekenderVIP
    Dined on 2/5/2012
    We had an enjoyable evening surrounded by a beautiful modern decor, delighted by beautiful backround music and our taste sense given wonderful aromatic flavors of the cuisine of Northern Africa. Our chouce for the evening was from the prix fixe dinner. I had a delicious roasted beet salad with toasted pecan, pecorino and vinaigrette followed by a mouth watering Moroccan chicken tagine. I chose for dessert dark chocolate molton cake which was the perfect ending for our dinner. My wife enjoyed very much her Ensaladill Verde, grilled salmon and dessert. Very attentive service. I would highly recommend Bistro Lamazou to anybody who wants a nice North African restaurant.
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    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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  • Excellent service. Very friendly
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/2/2012
    Excellent service. Very friendly Great choice of meals
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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  • Bistro Lamazou is a first
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 1/29/2012
    Bistro Lamazou is a first class restaurant. The food was OOTW. I wil recommend Bistro Lamazou to my friends and clients.
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    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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  • This restaurant is just fabulous.
    KipsbayerVIP
    Dined on 1/27/2012
    This restaurant is just fabulous. It begins with warm welcomes from the owner/operator. The decor is exciting. The atmosphere lively. The service is informed and attentive. But best of all is the wonderful food. It is authentic North African/French and absolutely delicious. The Tagines are perfectly seasoned and brilliantly prepared. This is a place that you want to return to often
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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  • Absolute Gem
    OpenTable Diner Since 2000VIP
    Dined on 1/22/2012
    The food here is TRULY outstanding North African/French Mediterranean: first rate ingredients, prepared impeccably as well as authentically. Amongst the many notable dishes, the beef tagine simply melts off the bone, and is infused with (but not overwhelmed by) aromatic spices. Even the salad aux fine herbs is brilliant. And if you don't finish off with the molten chocolate cake, which takes me back to when those were a new discovery, you should have your head examined. Divine cheeses and cured meats from the same sources as the wonderful gourmet shop of the same owners should be part of your meal as well. Too many good things to say about the food, and the people and place are both absolutely lovey as well. Enjoy
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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  • Everything was tasty. We had
    Spencer
    Dined on 12/31/2011
    Everything was tasty. We had the prix fixe brunch ($20) and it was a good amount of food. I think our waiter may have been new and he was a little nervous/confused but extremely nice and attentive. It is bright and airy and not too loud or busy during the brunch hours which is a nice change of pace from all of the overly packed brunch places. The price was a little bit higher but we were able to have peaceful conversation without yelling over noise.
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  • the "cheese lady" and cheese
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 12/30/2011
    the "cheese lady" and cheese plates were very good! we had spicey mussels in red wine (ok), the medd plate (ok), onion soup (yum) - and the cheese plate. i liked that it was larger than the typical nyc restaurant, and quiet - though we came early - the red and yellow bright lights were a bit too much for me.
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