About Bistro Vendome - NYC

At Bistro Vendome, our simple goal is to offer classic French recipes, some original, some with a modern twist, and to get our guests to fall in love with French cuisine all over again!
Bistro Vendome is located in an elegant tri-level townhouse featuring a mezzanine with a skylight, overlooking an outdoor terrace and a stylish and welcoming bar. Our decor is authentic and cozy, with warm and earthy tones, designed for a perfect meal.
We want everyone to feel at home in our home!
Bon appétit!

405 East 58th Street
New York, NY 10022
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
French

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Monday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm, Tuesday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm; Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Cross Street:
First Avenue & Sutton Place

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 935-9100

Website:
http://www.bistrovendomenyc.com/

Catering:
YOUR OWN PRIVATE CHEF
Entertaining at home should be a relaxing and memorable experience. And now it can be. We take the stress and hassle out the entertaining by getting you out of the kitchen to mingle with your guests. Now you can truly take part in your special evening.
Our chef will design and tailor a menu according to the needs you may have. We can also provide servers so you get a fine dining experience in the comfort of your own home.
For information and inquiries, please contact Virginie Petiteau at (212) 935-9100 or via email at : virginie@bistrovendomenyc.com

Public Transit:
SUBWAY:
4,5,6 and N,R.W to 59th Street/Lexington Avenue

Executive Chef:
Pascal Petiteau

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Details

Love is in the air at Bistro Vendome.
We will be serving a four courses Prix Fixe for $68 from 5:30 to 11:00 pm

Bistro Vendome - NYC Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

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food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.3

Noise

Quiet

98% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (37)
Authentic (22)
Quiet Conversation (22)
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Good for a Date (22)
Cozy (20)
Fit for Foodies (18)
Special Occasion (16)
Great for Lunch (14)
Romantic (14)
Bar Seating (14)
Good for Birthdays (13)
Creative Cuisine (12)
Casual (12)
Good for Anniversaries (11)
Great for Outdoor Dining (11)
Sunday Lunch (9)
Business Meals (7)
Seasonal (6)
Fun (5)
People Watching (5)
Great for Brunch (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Good for Groups (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Happy Hour (2)
Healthy (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Tapas (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Special liver dish was excellent. The Hostess and waiter were friendly and attentive and a rarity in New York dinning the waiter bought me a drink in appreciation for a compliment my date made of the excellent service.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

We got to NYC on Sunday and dined at Bistro Vendome because my wife was craving Dover Sole. Much to our surprise, they also have a fish soup that was the best we have had other than in France or the Caribbean. I had the escargot which were superb, and delicious frogs legs! We had planned to eat at another French restaurant the following Thursday, but we enjoyed Bistro Vendome so much, we cancelled the other reservation and dined there again. My wife had the marvelous fish soup again, and a crab cake special, while I enjoyed the escargot once again, followed by the sea bass. Both nights we enjoyed a very refreshing Chablis from the wine list. I would like to be able to comment on the deserts, but we were so full, we could only read them from the menu! We will be back.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined 7 days ago

We'd only been to the restaurant for lunch and brunch before (we love the skylight), but dinner was terrific and we will do it again soon. I thought I was going to have the mussels (6 versions) until I heard there was a tripe special. It was great. Rack of lamb was fine and chocolate fondant excellent.

Tags: Authentic, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 7 days ago

I was looking for a delicious French restaurant in the city and stumbled on this place through searching on open table. It was absolutely delicious. We started with escargot and that was perfect. Then got ceaser salads that were huge and fresh. For main dishes we got muscles in the Thai curry sauce that were to die for. One of us got the salmon dish that was also fresh and cooked well. We also got the sea bass which was perfectly cooked, tasty and filling. We got the chocolate fondant for dessert which was amazing. Such a fabulous meal, fantastic service and we will definitely be back.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 7 days ago

Always lovely.
Reliable food and service.
Sweet environment.
Neighborhood Gem

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Always love this neighborhood gem. Food is consistently delicious and authentically French.

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

The food was very good. I always have the sewer line and that was good and my wife had the branzino - tasty. One of the reasons we went, was the memory of how delicious the escargot was – not this time. Tony and overcooked. 84 bucks a head, champagne 18 bucks a glass, and wth a good tip, 300 bucks for 2 for NY Eve dinner. It was worth maybe 200 total. Probably not going back if at all.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 30, 2017

fabulous brunch on weekends. first time for us at our favorite restaurant. great choices, good selection of beverages,reasonable.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 28, 2017

I met a friend for lunch at this cozy bistro. Authentic, relaxed with yummy food. I will go again.

Tags: Authentic, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 25, 2017

We have celebrated Christmas Day dinner at Bistro Vendome for the past 5 years. It is always excellent. The food is wonderful and the service is the best. We always look forward to our Christmas Day dinner each year. Merci beaucoup, Bistro Vendome!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Afternoon Coffee, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Seasonal, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 24, 2017

My friend and I have a tradition to go to Bistro for Christmas Eve. This place never disappoints! The food is great , it's quiet , so u can hear yourself talk , friendly staff , nice wine selection. It's my favorite place to dine in NY

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Bistro Vendome is a neighborhood favorite! The Belgian bistro fare is consistently great! Atmosphere is also very quaint, especially in the summer time if you can get an outdoor table on the terrace. Noise level is low - Good Place to hang out with friends to catch up. Food is always excellent! My favorites: fish soup, escargots, scallops - to die for!! Highly recommend!!

Tags: Business Meals, Authentic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 15, 2017

The food is always delightful, the service a bit spotty but fine this time. The lower level is freezing on such a cold night compared to the cosy upper level.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Just a awesome place !! Food and service is always fantastic !!! 5 Stars

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 12, 2017

The staff is cordial and efficient. The setting is quiet with well prepared food.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Happy Hour
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 11, 2017

Great grilled fish entree and great appetizers like tuna tartare or salads or soup to start Good food and experience.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Casual, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 9, 2017

As always, a wonderful meal with wonderful and gracious service. Steak Tartare is fantastic. So is the Coq au Vin.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Excellent time had by our team - able to discuss business and enjoy the atmosphere

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 4, 2017

It is a lovely neighborhood favorite of ours.
We had the artichoke salad - which was delicious, nicely dressed
And the calamari special appetizer. It was light and nicely done.
The Dover sole muniere was delicious, but so large I couldn’t finish

Tags: Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Authentic French cuisine right in our backyard. The food quality was superb! It’s worth the trip and don’t be disappointed by the building appearance. It’s very cosy inside.

Tags: Seasonal, Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Excellent duck. Very tender. I was running late and they were still able to accommodate me on a Friday night!!!
Good specials. Attentive but not howering staff

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Casual, People Watching, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 29, 2017

It was a lively and lovely evening celebrating a dear friend birthday.... quietly yet deliciously!
A wonderful place with fabulous food! To die for artichoke salad and amazing mussels! Thank you!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 27, 2017

My favorite neighborhood restaurant.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 24, 2017

This restaurant never disappoints!
As always thefood was delicious, the service great. In all a wonderfulexperience.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We like to come to Bistro Vendome for its "homy" feel and quality food. The menu allowed good choices and the service is always aimable. Our Thanksgiving lunch was delish.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 20, 2017

We had excellent branzino and good appetizers such as tuna tartar, soup and salad. The food and service is great and in a great location for us near Sutton Place.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 20, 2017

A very quaint French atmosphere bistro serving authentic bistro food. Limited, but nice, selection of wines by the glass

Tags: Romantic, Comfort Food
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Bistro Vendome is authentically French, from the moules to the frites. While everything is delicious, I love the chicken so much that it's hard to have anything else ... but we have tried an array of their foods and never been disappointed. It's comfortable, unrushed, and elegant.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Our favorite go to restaurant in our neighborhood or any other. The food is consistently delicious and they have a patio for summer dining.

Tags: Fun, Cozy, Casual, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 19, 2017

About 2 blocks from where we live is this spectacular restaurant. Great food. Great ambiance. Great service. Fantastic Martinis!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Great neighborhood place. Gets a bit noisy when it is a full house.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Our go to neighborhood bistro. The food is consistently delicious.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 9, 2017

We met friends for dinner, we were well received and had the opportunity to have conversation without speaking over any noise level in the restaurant. The food was well prepared and flavorful. We loved the choice of mussels, the pomme frit, and the onion soup.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Have been several times; this was one of the best. Excellent food; friendly service and a very pleasant overall experience. Quiet enough too talk comfortably. We'll be back for sure!

Tags: Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Never fails to please my wife and me. Varied menu, superb fish soup, good Bordeaux by the glass. The chef gets better and better. it is also a very civilized place, low noise level and courteous service. I sometimes eat alone at the bar and enjoy that as well.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Cozy, Bar Seating
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 7, 2017

This is my neighborhood “go-to” place. Highly recommend for casual ambiance and always fresh and delicious food.

Tags: Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Oxford)·Dined on November 1, 2017

The food was well prepared and fit the style of French bistro. Portions were generous but not overwhelming. The wine selection was adequate and reasonably priced. We were very pleased and would return on our next visit to the area.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 29, 2017

We had a great service and the food was delicious

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Excellent food and service. They will give you all the time you need or want to order and eat. Maybe too much sometimes. Overall a great restaurant. Nice outdoor space for brunch when the weather permits. Food is outstanding. Wonderful appetizers.

Tags: Casual, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

When the bread eventually came it was stale. The wine also took a long time to arrive. The service was intermittent and slow in general. The food quality, in general had declined since our last visit. The quenelles, for example, were doughy and dry. Too bad, as we live nearby. We’ll reluctantly move on to one of the several competing NY French bistros.

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