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Boulud Sud
Boulud Sud

Boulud Sud Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.danielnyc.com
  • Phone: (212) 595-1313
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Monday-Wednesday 5pm - 11:00pm, Thursday - Saturday until 11:30pm; Sunday until 10:00pm;
    Lunch: Monday-Friday: 11:30am-2:30pm; Late lunch offered from 2:30-5pm
    Brunch: Saturday and Sunday: 11:am-3pm; Late lunch offered from 3pm-5pm.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
  • Executive Chef: Travis Swikard
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: on 64th street between Broadway & Central Park West
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: An Icon parking garage is located on 64th between Broadway and Central Park West.
A word from Boulud Sud
Chef Daniel Boulud’s vibrant Mediterranean menu offers flavors from France, Spain, Italy, Greece, North Africa and Turkey. There is an emphasis on grilled fish and meats as well as an abundance of fresh vegetables. With an entrance on West 64th Street, Boulud Sud is just steps from Manhattan’s Lincoln Center and is adjacent to Bar Boulud and Épicerie Boulud.

Monday through Friday Boulud Sud offers a $29.00 three-course lunch in addition to our a la carte menu. Sunday brunch is served from 11:00am-3:00pm with a $32 two-course prix-fixe supplementing the regular menu. At dinner, Boulud Sud offers our full a la carte menu as well as a $60 three course prix fixe menu featuring Boulud Sud classics and a 7 course tasting menu showcasing all of the flavors of the Mediterranean at Boulud Sud for $115. For lighter fare, join us in our bar and lounge open from noon daily.

Three private wine themed dining rooms are available for private events.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMediterranean
Diner Reviews
  • "We came in early, before a concert at the Beacon, unknowing that there is a price fixed only menu before 7. Nonetheless, we had an exquisite meal timed perfectly to get us out at exactly 7:40. The grilled octopus was perfectly charred and just the right amount of chew/tenderness. Our fish was wonderful and the artichoke frisee salad was so substantial! Same with the side of charred broccoli rabe. I was quite full, but the desserts which came with the price fixed meal, were like artwork. So lovely were the 2 chocolate treats we chose, we almost didn't want to bite in, but once we did, no stopping us."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "Daniel Boulud delivers on all scores at Boulud Sud. The Mediterranean menu is refreshing and the variety offers something for everyone. The grilled octopus and Mediterranean Mezze are perfect pre-show and the wine selection is always interesting. The restaurant offers bar dining both at the bar or at cafe tables on a first come first serve basis. Whether you want a lighter bite or a complete dining experience this is the best Lincoln Center area restaurants has to offer."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "Fabulous food and unbelievable service. Went for a restaurant week lunch. Cannot wait to go back!"
    Dined on 3/4/2014
  • "Menu is so pretentious. Waiter has to explain everything. I want to enjoy the wonderful food not look in a dictionary so I can decide want to order."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "One if the best meals I have had in a long time. Eash dish was well executed and full of flavor. The desserts were excellent as well. I hope to be back soon!"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "The quality, preparation, presentation, and level of the food at Boulud Sud is extraordinary. We thoroughly enjoyed every single bite. Fantastic food experience. Felt exhilarated from the meal. Most delicious. Beautiful food!"
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "I really enjoyed my dinner at Boulud Sud. I took a friend on business from Japan there for dinner and we ordered the pre-fixe menu. I am a vegetarian and there wasn't a lot entree selections. The chef made a basil risotto for me; and it was delicious. We were stuck there for quite some time due to the bad weather. But we were not rushed out. The waiters were very friendly and understanding. I definitely will go back there."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Pleasant, unhurried service. Thank God the waiter was not patronizing! Grilled octopus was done right, sheeps milk ricotta had right touch of garlic. Excellent dining without fuss."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "We had high expectations given our experience at Daniel and the Boulud on the East Side. But this was not fine dining at all. They had paper on top of the table cloth! It seemed it was busy with people attending pre-dinner shows.. people coming and going quite frequently. The food was okay but nothing to write about and not tempting to go back for. The most disappointing aspect was that our waiter could hardly speak English. We couldn't understand hardly anything that he said. So our several questions (because the menu is written in code it seems so it's hard to know what to expect on your plate... which is fancy and okay if the waiter can explain the dishes to you) remained unanswered as he frequently said I don't know the word in English."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Boulud Sud is excellent in every way. You will not be disappointed."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Food is so good and creative, offering tastes from all over the Mediterranean. The prix fixe, the only menu available with a 6:45 or 7 pm (or earlier) reservation, offers three courses with good choices and generous portions. We always enjoy eating at this very handsome and elegant restaurant. Can't wait to return."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Food looked gourmet but did not taste gourmet. Sauces were indistinctive and purees were gloppy. No flavor harmonies existed in anything we ate. Waiter was under par; apologized for long waits between courses due to a large party that had come in. He should have sent over other wait staff who were idle to our table instead and it did not help in what was becoming a sub par dining experience to begin with. I would call this restaurant "faux gourmet". This was the 3rd and final time we're eating at Bolud Sud, it sadly seems to be sliding precipitously towards tourist fodder."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "We went to Boulud Sud after seeing a play and had a generally poor experience. The service was lacking to say the least. I don't know that we were ever assigned a waiter. After much waiting the host noticed this and took our order himself. Various servers kept bringing us the wrong things and I had to place a drink order twice. The food was ok."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Fabulous food at reasonable prices, considering the quality. Very nice service too. I was amazed that a restaurant billing itself as a Mediterranean place, and with an otherwise huge wine list, only had three rose's on their list. The wine list is quite pricey, and would like to see more bottles under $80. NYC wine markups are excessive in my view."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "If you go at sunset, you will want to sit North/South or facing East. At about 6pm the restaurant is a long subway tunnel facing a setting orange sun and you may need sunglasses. The service is pleasant enough. The high light of the medal was an ice cream dish with lots fo great toppings"
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "There were so many unique and tempting dishes on the menu, our party of four celebrating my birthday did not know where to start. Fortunately, our waiter guided us through the appetizers, starters to share and main courses. We ordered just enough to leave room for a dessert that we shared. Our selections were all fabulous, especially the tuna tartar, and we will have to go back soon to try new selections."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Interestingly bold and tasty cuisine with more satisfying portions than one would expect in this genre restaurant. Prix fixe ($60, but be prepared for $100+ each) offers great choices. And you only have to walk across Broadway and Columbus Ave (and survive) to get to Lincoln Center! Our neighborhood favorite for very special occasions."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "What a great find when you are going to the ballet, a concert or the theatre. Nearby and understanding of curtain times...."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "In short, Baloud Sud delivers on every dining experience level from the spacious attractive and comfortable room to great service from a knowledgeable polite staff. Interactive but not intrusive. Food is divine-light but esoteric and adventurous. Only criticism-cocktails are too measured."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "Local clear, very good food, close to Lincon Center"
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "We ate in Daniel Boulud's "Daniel" restaurant a few years ago and had the same delightful experience at Boulud Sud. The restaurant was decorated mid-century modern with a large seating capacity. The cocktails were divine so choose anyone that appeals to you. I had Cedar Grilled Rouget and my friend had another fish dish called day boat sea scallop paella. The food was delicious, artistically presented and melt in your mouth appeal. I had a chocolate dessert and my friend had the carrot cheesecake option. Just like "Daniel" this is a winner dining experience!!"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "What a fabulous restaurant to dine at and enjoy the beautiful weather as well! It was absolutely perfect in every way - the food was really outstanding and the ambience was amazing!"
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "We have dined at Boulud several times since it opened and most often really enjoyed it. However, we forgot about the pre-theater prix fixe when we made our reservation, and we certainly paid the price. First, it's expensive for what you get - options aren't what you want dining there. The appetizer course options include a tiny hummus plate and a salad? So, we opted for shrimp. What came was a sad bowl with 7 small oddly-textured shrimp drowned in oil. The mains were forgettable. Ordered a plate of fried artichokes for SEVENTEEN extra dollars, and instead of the ample plate from last time, it was a small dish with maybe 6 pieces? The waiter was disingenuous and oversolicitous, and tried hard to upsell us on the wine. Disappointing."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "wonderful food- first class- delicisiou flavours, great venue- perfect service... a real surprise but then what wouldyou expect form jean Georges..and a lunch for $29 unbelievable the dishses tasted and looked beuatiful-- it was fab"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "This is a Great dining restaurant as are all of David boulud facility's . The pre theater dinner which on this night was required was reasonable for the items provided. The service was extraordinary as they seem to have more staff than customers , and I do not imply that the place was empty it was packed. I highly recommend the restaurant for patrons attending a Lincoln center performance as it is across the street."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Our food was excellent: we shared four dishes to start and they were all very good while the artichokes and anchovies were outstanding. Of the main dishes the daurade was particularly delicious, cooked to firm perfection with a crisp and tasty skin as an added frisson. Desserts lived up to expectation though the halva cotton candy on the grapefruit was not a great topping for an original dish. What stood out though was the service. Three out of four of us arrived late, for various reasons, but we were welcomed graciously, left to enjoy our champagne in peace, and treated with as much calm and courtesy as if we had arrived on time. Highly professional service with a warm and friendly touch."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Boulud Sud is consistently good. Last Thursday's experience was a little marred b the presence of an NBA basketball star and an entourage of agents and hangers on. They settled on the back wall banquette and dragged bottles of obscenely expensive wine out of a bag they'd brought (do basketball stars really prefer the 1959 Montrachet Grand Cru to the house red?) while the waitstaff was forced to fawn on them and the chef to join in the festivities. We still enjoyed ourselves enormously and will certainly be back."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Boulle SUD has flash -- pretty plating, interesting , freshly conceived special daily menu items, and at the same an undercurrent of highly organized managerial values. So it's fun and inviting, but the iron hand of fierce organization gives the lie to the dynamism. It's a bureaucratic bias the reigns, hierarchical roles, an iron chair command-- all of which maintains quality, but at the expense of improvisation in the food itself, and the service. It's a machine, well run, but soulless."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Great blend of french and middle eastern food. Really top notch food, friendly service. Strongly recommend this restaurant."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "To find something this good on the mediocre UWS. Excellent from start to finish."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Each time we dine here, we are delighted with the offerings and the kitchen's preparation. Invariably, we are very happy with the wait staff, all of whom are capable, non-intrusive, and extraoridinarily accommodating."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Food and service are outstanding It is my favorite restaurant The meal is wonderful but the deserts are outstanding?"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Outstanding evening at Boulud Sud. Highly recommend."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "I have dined multiple times at Boulud Sud and have always had great dining experiences. I hope that I experienced an off night at this restaurant. The service was disorganized and hap hazard. WHen I arrived for an after show reservation, the restaurant was half empty - yet the hostess tried to sit me at one of the worse table s in the restaurant when there were many better tables. After protesting, she sat us at a nice table. Service was very slow. The food was lukewarm and clearly had sat around before being served. The crispy fried artichokes were soggy. The evening manager listened to our complaints and accommodated us. I will return, but another experience like this will make this restaurant off limits for me."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "We dine here often and find it consistently excellent. Fine food, well prepared and beautifully presented - down to the bread on the table. Love the prix fixe menus."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "terrific chef and a surprising dessert chef. a very lively fun place with attentive service, terrific for Lincoln center events. the best in the area. anyone who appreciates food and atmosphere will like it. Not for children."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "We had a memorable meal here. The wines were unfamiliar to us but the bartender was very helpful and recommended the perfect wines for us. I had the carrot soup which was heavenly. I followed that with the lamb (very good) and the the chocolate mousse. Nice pre-ballet dinner."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Hard to find a quiet restaurant in NY - one that let's you talk without having to raise your voice.. Food is tasty and interesting. Prices should not be that high.. Service was excellent - warm and friendly"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Loved the signature dessert, the grapefruit with sorbet. It was served in a stunning way and delicious as well."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "I had the halibut and it was out of this world. Spanish bubbly, delish apps, fantastic desserts. I will definitely be going back!!"
    Dined on 5/25/2014