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

Bistro Vendome - NYC Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.6

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4.3

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4.4

value

4.2

Noise

Quiet

97% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (45)
Good for a Date (23)
Quiet Conversation (21)
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Cozy (21)
Authentic (20)
Fit for Foodies (18)
Great for Lunch (18)
Bar Seating (17)
Special Occasion (17)
Great for Outdoor Dining (15)
Casual (12)
Romantic (12)
Good for Birthdays (12)
Creative Cuisine (11)
Business Meals (10)
Good for Anniversaries (9)
Sunday Lunch (9)
Comfort Food (6)
Seasonal (6)
People Watching (5)
Fun (4)
Great for Brunch (4)
Good for Groups (3)
Healthy (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Scenic View (1)
Tapas (1)
Vegan (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

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 5 days ago

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 6 days ago

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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 (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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 (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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 (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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 (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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 (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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vip
 (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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 (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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 (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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 (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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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Food is excellent, especially the mussels and onion soup. We could have made a meal of the appetizers. The .wine is reasonably priced.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on October 26, 2017

Great steack tartare and great diver sole friendly service would go back once a week easy

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Food and service is always wonderful and Stephan a joy!

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 23, 2017

We had a lovely Sunday dinner with another couple. The food and service was excellent. I liked the tuna tartare and the bronzino but all the dishes ordered were good. WE intend to return often. The restaurant is conveniently located in the Sutton Place area.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 22, 2017

One of my favorite restaurants in NYC. Highly recommend it.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Wonderful mussels;provencal and mariniere. Duck superb as usual, perfect salads, great bartender

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Fantastic meal. Service was great! Julian was attentive & knowledgeable. We will be back!

Tags: Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Afternoon Coffee, Good for a Date, Fun, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 16, 2017

The food was delicious. A bit pricey, but for your average customer I'd say it's a nice night out for a special occasion. The server was very polite and quick. I generally consider myself a bit out of place in fine dining areas but I felt comfy here. The portions for the food are adequate for the average person. The champagne was also delicious. I would say overall it's a good date night spot. I could see myself eating here every other month.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Very standard bistro menu. Choices could be a little broader, but everything is good. Lovely outdoor terrace in the back if weather permits.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Just a guess on OpenTable turned into a fine meal and evening.

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·Dined on October 7, 2017

Cozy Sutton Place neighborhood Bistro. Consistently good food, excellent service and reasonable prices.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Romantic, Cozy, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Favorite neighborhood spot with good French food and enjoyable atmosphere.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Authentic, Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 5, 2017

I had lunch here with friends and we thoroughly enjoyed the entire dining experience. The food was authentic French provincial and was flavorful and tasty. The ambience was so French, the service so friendly and the garden dining made us feel that we were in an oasis in the middle of New York City. I will definitely be going back soon to sample the dinner menu. Thank you Bistro Vendome!!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 5, 2017

This restaurant consistently provides great food preparation, is always clean, has a nice outdoor seating area, allows private conversation, etc. I come periodically and always enjoy the experience.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch
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