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Bouley at Home

4.6
4.6
5713 Reviews
$50 and over
French

Welcome to ‘Bouley at Home’, for reservations of six or more, please email connect@bouleyathome.com Please provide your email address. Bouley at Home features a Chef's Tasting Dinner Menu and NYC's best value Lunch Tasting Menu, an extensive curated wine program with pairings and a la carte menus. Located at 31 West 21st Street, lunch is served in Bouley Test Kitchen individual tables and dinner in Bouley at Home chef counter seating. Chef Bouley presents a cuisine of pure flavors and ingredients that leaves an indelible sense memory. Bouley at Home can accommodate all dietary needs and restrictions. For more information, please email connect@bouleyathome.com

Permanently Closed

This restaurant is permanently closed.

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Cuisines

    French, International

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Mon–Sat 11:30 am–3:00 pm Dinner Tue–Sat 5:00 pm–10:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (212) 255-5828

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    David Bouley

  • Catering

    Orchestrate events either in your home or a venue of your choice in NYC and beyond. We bring you Chef David Bouleyls signature dishes: the tasting menus of Bouley at home, the nutrient-dense ingredients from Bouley Botanical and decades of artisanal experienced techniques from Bouley Test Kitchen. We accommodate any culinary requests to hone your event as a personal statement reflecting your style of entertaining. Chef Bouley and his team coordinate receptions, on location occasions ranging from weddings to corporate breakfasts to transaction dinner. Food and Beverage support is available in the development of your business or personal endeavors. For more information, please contact events@bouleynyc.com!

  • Private party facilities

    Whether business function, wedding or any other special occasion, Bouley creates a high quality dining experience: Pure, healthy, inspired food, carefully selected wines & attentive service combine to create a memorable private event. For more information, please contact events@bouleynyc.com!

  • Private party contact

    Joyce Kim: (917) 237-3205

  • Neighborhood

    Gramercy / Flatiron

  • Cross street

    5th and 6th

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Additional

    Banquet, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Menu

7-Course $195. Optional $125 Wine Pairing. 4-Course - choose any 4 items from the 7-Course Menu $115. Vegetarian and Vegan options are available

Course #1

Kuzu Crisps (3):

  • Black Truffle and Aligote

    • Cinco Jotas Ibérico Ham

      • Grass-Fed, 100% Organic Diet Steak Tartare*

        Course #2

        • Malibu Sea Urchin, Green Apple Cloud, Golden Osetra Caviar*

          • Wellfleet Oysters, Bergamot - Kiwi*

            Course #3

            • French Fresh Langoustine, Fresh Big Island Hearts of Palm, Organic Avocado, Spirulina

              Course #4

              Choice of:

              • Daily Fish Selection

                • Forager's Treasure of Wild Mushrooms, Blue Fin Toro, Coconut Garlic Broth, Biodynamic Watercress

                  • Black Truffle Dashi Flan, Alaskan Dungeness Crab

                    Course #5

                    Choice of:

                    • Roasted New York Foie Gras, Pickled Organic Beets, Pedro Ximénez

                      $35 supplement

                      • Organic Colorado Lamb, Chicken of the Woods, Romano Beans

                        • 30-Days Dry-Aged Grass-Fed, New York Strip Loin, Flat Leaf Spinach, Toasted Buckwheat, Shallots Glazed in Red Wine

                          • Millbrook Venison with Special Spices, Rum Glazed Banana, Rosemary and Sage Golden Apple Purée

                            • Kobe A5-12 New York Sirloin

                              $95 supplement

                              Course #6

                              • Red Bell Pepper and Raspberry Sorbet and Orange Raspberry Cloud

                                Course #7

                                Choice of:

                                • Valrhona Chocolate Frivolous, Coconut Sorbet

                                  • Walnut Dacquoise, Local Quince Purée, Poached Mandarin, Orange Sorbet

                                    • Chef's Selection of Mature Artisanal French Cheeses by Maitre Affineur Rodolphe le Meunier

                                      $20 supplement

                                      What 5,713 people are saying

                                      Overall ratings and reviews

                                      4.6
                                      4.6 based on recent ratings
                                      • 4.6Food
                                      • 4.6Service
                                      • 4.5Ambience
                                      • 4.2Value

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                                      1. WK

                                        WilliamK

                                        New York Area

                                        10 reviews

                                        vip
                                        5.0

                                        10 reviews

                                        Dined on March 1, 2020

                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                        A exquisite evening with delicious food and engaged and indulgent service. Including an extended visit with Chef Bouley, himself who explained a demonstrated his carefully cultivated ingredients.

                                      2. OT

                                        OpenTable Diner

                                        New York Area

                                        1 review

                                        1.0

                                        1 review

                                        Dined on March 1, 2020

                                        overall1food1service1ambience4

                                        This was a very sad experience the food at its best was mediocre and some was in fact inedible it was an hour and a half before our first course was served and the special special dietary dining requests we made had been completely disregarded it was an $800 wasted evening

                                      3. S

                                        Susan

                                        New York Area

                                        31 reviews

                                        vip
                                        5.0

                                        31 reviews

                                        Dined on March 1, 2020

                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                        Ended up sitting at a regular table. Every dish was wonderful, the servers were professional, the wine pairings well done. Just a lovely evening. Chef Bouley himself was in the open kitchen.

                                      4. OT

                                        OpenTable Diner

                                        New York Area

                                        11 reviews

                                        vip
                                        5.0

                                        11 reviews

                                        Dined on February 28, 2020

                                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                                        Fantastic food and very warm service. 5 course lunch is the best value in the city.

                                      5. Z

                                        Zorba

                                        Washington DC

                                        113 reviews

                                        vip
                                        5.0

                                        113 reviews

                                        Dined on February 28, 2020

                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                        Absolutely perfect in every way

                                      6. OT

                                        OpenTable Diner

                                        New York Area

                                        26 reviews

                                        5.0

                                        26 reviews

                                        Dined on February 28, 2020

                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                        Absolutely loved everything about the dining experience at Bouley at Home. We had selected counter seating but as this was our first visit did not know that this would put us literally across the counter from the Executive Chef of the dining room and his assistants. What a treat to be able to watch and chat with such a talented team. The service and Sommelier were also outstanding and very engaged which we as food and wine enthusiasts love. Chef Bouley’s tasting menu is inspired. Small courses included a wonderful (and colorful) langostine dish, beautiful truffled mushrooms, a delicious cod offering, and super tender lamb medallions. We enjoyed a lovely Viognier as well as a white varietal from the Savoie that we had never had before which was as mind blowingly good as the Somm had promised. Price tag is not for the faint of heart but for those who enjoy fine dining, Bouley at Home is an absolute must visit in NYC.

                                      7. C

                                        Cobra

                                        New York Area

                                        555 reviews

                                        vip
                                        3.0

                                        555 reviews

                                        Dined on February 23, 2020

                                        overall3food3service4ambience4

                                        The food was adequate defintely not as good as the one downtown. The service was good. We won't be back.

                                      8. J

                                        Jojo

                                        New York Area

                                        18 reviews

                                        5.0

                                        18 reviews

                                        Dined on February 23, 2020

                                        overall5food5service4ambience5

                                        Love the food. Still think the service is a bit too leisurely

                                      9. A

                                        Andrew

                                        Tampa

                                        1 review

                                        2.0

                                        1 review

                                        Dined on February 14, 2020

                                        overall2food2service1ambience3

                                        We were there on Valentines Day. Food was mediocre at best and service was not good at all. Maybe I was expecting too much but this was a very disappointing experience. Would not recommend to this restaurant at all especially when there are so many other choices here.

                                      10. OT

                                        OpenTable Diner

                                        New York Area

                                        17 reviews

                                        5.0

                                        17 reviews

                                        Dined on February 14, 2020

                                        overall5food4service5ambience5

                                        We were the first couple that day. I felt a little bit cold. I choose the lamb. When the lamb came, the plate was cold and the lamb was not hot enough. Maybe lunch time chief Bouley was not in the restaurant. Others were perfect and excellent. Especially the desert.

                                      11. EF

                                        EFOT

                                        New York Area

                                        27 reviews

                                        vip
                                        5.0

                                        27 reviews

                                        Dined on February 12, 2020

                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                        First time at Bouley at Home, after having dined several times at Bouley. Why did we not get here sooner?! The staff is friendly and does a fantastic job being at the table at all the right times. Nice description of each dish. Perfect choreography and presentation movements. Food...amazing. The contrasting tastes and textures are surprising, creative and delicious. The two dining rooms could not be more different. On the left...essentially eating in the home's kitchen. On the right...essentially eating in the home's living room. McIntosh-component-powered sound system. So enjoyable!

                                      12. OT

                                        OpenTable Diner

                                        New York Area

                                        8 reviews

                                        vip
                                        5.0

                                        8 reviews

                                        Dined on February 4, 2020

                                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                                        As always... amazing overall experience.

                                      13. R

                                        Robin

                                        New York Area

                                        1 review

                                        5.0

                                        1 review

                                        Dined on January 29, 2020

                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                        Love love love!!! My favorite.

                                      14. f

                                        foodie

                                        New York Area

                                        38 reviews

                                        vip
                                        5.0

                                        38 reviews

                                        Dined on January 26, 2020

                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                        I have been going to Bouleys from His original restaurant and each time I’m so impressed Food is wonderful Ambiance is lovely Service impeccable Just celebrated our 60th Anniversary with friends and we were all happy with our orders

                                      15. OT

                                        OpenTable Diner

                                        San Francisco

                                        5 reviews

                                        5.0

                                        5 reviews

                                        Dined on January 14, 2020

                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                        Super nice Nice birthday cake Highly recommended Better than other Michelin restaurants

                                      16. OT

                                        OpenTable Diner

                                        New York Area

                                        3 reviews

                                        vip
                                        5.0

                                        3 reviews

                                        Dined on December 30, 2019

                                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                                        The food continues to be fantastic and tasty - a wonderful tasting menu that has high quality ingredients and tasty combinations. Service is impeccable. Ambiance in the old downtown location was nicer but they are trying to mimic that.

                                      17. R

                                        Rona

                                        New York Area

                                        15 reviews

                                        vip
                                        5.0

                                        15 reviews

                                        Dined on December 28, 2019

                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                        It was FABULOUS! Service, food, attention was wonderful. We will be back! Thank you, Jeremy and you team for a great birthday dining experience!

                                      18. i

                                        ibizagirl

                                        Tokyo

                                        7 reviews

                                        4.0

                                        7 reviews

                                        Dined on December 27, 2019

                                        overall4food4service3ambience5

                                        ランチで利用しました。時間がなくて3皿のコースにしました。お料理は複雑な味わいで、また食べたくなる。少し和のテイストも感じるお味。さすが日本に勉強しに来たブーレイさん。 3皿コースは前菜1皿、小ぶりのメイン1皿、デザート1皿が選べました。それとは別に、最初におつまみ的な軽い一皿と、デザートの前に軽いデザートが出てきます。カシスのソルベとヨーグルトでしたが、自分で選んだデザートにもソルベが入っていたため、二つもソルベは食べられず、残してしまいました。 にこやかな接客はとてもいいんだけど、ソルベかぶるなら教えてくれよ、と思いました。 ワインペアリングをつけましたが、白と赤どちらにする?と聞かれ、白にしました。しかし、グラスが空になったらまた同じワインを注ぐだけ。二杯いただきましたが、これで65ドルはないんじゃない?これならグラスで頼んだよ。ペアリングって料理に合わせて、最適なワインをグラスで出してくれることだと思ってました。これではペアリングじゃなくてただの飲み放題では?これにはがっかり。

                                      19. DS

                                        DanSamy

                                        Philadelphia

                                        18 reviews

                                        vip
                                        5.0

                                        18 reviews

                                        Dined on December 26, 2019

                                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                                        Very good food and excellent service

                                      20. SS

                                        SaraS

                                        New York Area

                                        2 reviews

                                        5.0

                                        2 reviews

                                        Dined on December 25, 2019

                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                        We had the six course menu on Christmas Day and it was extraordinary. Every course was beautiful, unusual, perfectly presented and absolutely delicious! The rack of veal was the best veal dish I have ever had! The service is impeccable and friendly. We love dining at Bouley at Home and it is our favorite restaurant for celebrations!

                                      21. OT

                                        OpenTable Diner

                                        New York Area

                                        11 reviews

                                        vip
                                        5.0

                                        11 reviews

                                        Dined on December 25, 2019

                                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                                        Fantastic lunch, the sea urchin was a taste sensation.

                                      22. MS

                                        MichaelS

                                        New York Area

                                        42 reviews

                                        vip
                                        5.0

                                        42 reviews

                                        Dined on December 21, 2019

                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                        Bouley At Home is a true gem. The food is spectacular and the setting is unique with open seating around kitchen settings where you can interact with the chefs. The wine pairings are exceptional and the sommeliers provide great context and education.

                                      23. J

                                        Jojo

                                        New York Area

                                        18 reviews

                                        5.0

                                        18 reviews

                                        Dined on December 11, 2019

                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                        The food is extraordinary. The ambiance is very Bouleyfrom it’s various incarnations.

                                      24. FC

                                        FrancisC

                                        Miami

                                        10 reviews

                                        4.0

                                        10 reviews

                                        Dined on December 7, 2019

                                        overall4food4service4ambience3

                                        Good in general. It is a bit informal for the type of food. Personally I would prefer more French than Asian cuisine but it is a matter of taste.

                                      25. l

                                        linam

                                        New York Area

                                        9 reviews

                                        1.0

                                        9 reviews

                                        Dined on November 30, 2019

                                        overall1food1service1ambience1

                                        The worst experience ever. The food is mediocre, the size of portion is unbelievably small. For langustne appetizer they’ll give you 1/5 part of one peace. The interior is depressing. Our great regret that we did not leave immediately.

                                      26. LB

                                        LornaB

                                        New York Area

                                        2 reviews

                                        5.0

                                        2 reviews

                                        Dined on November 28, 2019

                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                        A wonderful experience - the concept is fully realized. The food is sublime.

                                      27. S

                                        Saverin

                                        New York Area

                                        242 reviews

                                        vip
                                        5.0

                                        242 reviews

                                        Dined on November 27, 2019

                                        overall5food5service4ambience4

                                        Bouley at Home is very easy to iove for lunch. An attractive commodious spot. one dines in relaxed comfort. The menu offers a terrific number of choices, blessedly none with supplements. A diner's main problem is choosing from the bounty. Service is most agreeable. Most noteworthy, beyond the superb ingredients beautifully prepared, is the unmatched generosity of Bouley: from the moment you sit down, throughout the meal and a delicious departure gift. Wine prices at Bouley have returned from outer space, though still could use a few more bottles under $100. Can't wait to return, for both lunch and dinner.

                                      28. SC

                                        SteveC

                                        New York Area

                                        44 reviews

                                        vip
                                        5.0

                                        44 reviews

                                        Dined on November 23, 2019

                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                        This was probably the best meal I’ve ever had. The ingredients, preparation and service were each impeccable. The atmosphere and setting are perfect.

                                      29. A

                                        Anewyorkeater

                                        New York Area

                                        106 reviews

                                        vip
                                        5.0

                                        106 reviews

                                        Dined on November 22, 2019

                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                        Loved it from the moment we walked in. Ordered 3 course lunch and had around 6 courses with all the freebies. After dessert there were chocolates and a muffin to take home.

                                      30. OT

                                        OpenTable Diner

                                        New York Area

                                        1 review

                                        vip
                                        5.0

                                        1 review

                                        Dined on November 22, 2019

                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                        The best restaurant in the city hands down

                                      31. P

                                        Poodle

                                        New York Area

                                        15 reviews

                                        5.0

                                        15 reviews

                                        Dined on November 16, 2019

                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                        Fabulous food! David Bouley has definitely not lost his touch, and we've known him since his first effort at Bouley, downtown, in 1987! He is a master chef, and the menu is a carefully crafted masterpiece. Service is attentive and caring. Pastry chef is talented and willing to create special desserts, following dietary restriction. Wonderful evening!

                                      32. d

                                        diner

                                        New York Area

                                        2 reviews

                                        5.0

                                        2 reviews

                                        Dined on November 10, 2019

                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                        Excellent all around

                                      33. BR

                                        48BR

                                        New York Area

                                        10 reviews

                                        vip
                                        1.0

                                        10 reviews

                                        Dined on November 10, 2019

                                        overall1food2service1ambience3

                                        Extremely disappointing. The food just did not taste good. And our meals took forever. We arrived at 7:55 for an 8 PM reservation. The dining room was not full but we had to wait 20 minutes to be seated. We did not get our main dishes until close to 10:30 PM and we did not get out of there until 11:30 PM. Other tables that arrived later than we did were served a lot faster. The dessert was not bad. And my fish was not fresh. It was an expensive meal and a poor dining experience.

                                      34. c

                                        ckcs

                                        Richmond

                                        23 reviews

                                        vip
                                        5.0

                                        23 reviews

                                        Dined on November 9, 2019

                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                        Fantastic food , unique, in a gorgeous but warm atmosphere

                                      35. OT

                                        OpenTable Diner

                                        New York Area

                                        7 reviews

                                        vip
                                        5.0

                                        7 reviews

                                        Dined on November 9, 2019

                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                        Food was great and service was amazing.

                                      36. GG

                                        GourmetGamemaster

                                        New England

                                        18 reviews

                                        5.0

                                        18 reviews

                                        Dined on November 2, 2019

                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                        While not quite as charming as their earlier location on Duane St. many of the touches of a French home parlor, complete with apples, books and wall hangings were brought along. It's bigger and a bit noisier, but well within acceptable limits of warm and almost intimate. The service and food were still excellent. And the value for a 3-course lunch is still one of the best in NYC. We happily recommend Bouley at Home.

                                      37. s

                                        spidersman

                                        New York Area

                                        15 reviews

                                        vip
                                        5.0

                                        15 reviews

                                        Dined on October 26, 2019

                                        overall5food5service4ambience5

                                        Perfect way to have a celebratory experience. The seven course tasting menu is a must. We dined in the event space which really felt as if we were dining in a private home.

                                      38. M

                                        Mupsha

                                        New York Area

                                        34 reviews

                                        vip
                                        5.0

                                        34 reviews

                                        Dined on October 23, 2019

                                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                                        There is no place like (Bouley at)home!

                                      39. RT

                                        RobertT

                                        Washington DC

                                        64 reviews

                                        vip
                                        5.0

                                        64 reviews

                                        Dined on October 18, 2019

                                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                                        Amazing, creative and delicious dishes. Service was excellent and not intrusive. Only suggestion is that done of the dishes needed a bit more salt and flavor.

                                      40. j

                                        joekart

                                        New York Area

                                        7 reviews

                                        vip
                                        5.0

                                        7 reviews

                                        Dined on October 17, 2019

                                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                                        This was the fifth Bouley restaurant I have had the pleasure of the dine at. As usual, he does not disappoint either in the food or in the service. In a very casual setting (“at home”), He sets a standard that very few restaurants in the western world can match. It is expensive, but if FOOD and SERVICE are you’re goals, don’t miss this one.

                                      FAQs

                                      Bouley at Home is rated 4.6 stars by 5713 OpenTable diners.

                                      Permanently Closed

                                      This restaurant is permanently closed.

                                      Additional information

                                      • Cross street

                                        5th and 6th

                                      • Neighborhood

                                        Gramercy / Flatiron

                                      • Hours of operation

                                        Lunch Mon–Sat 11:30 am–3:00 pm Dinner Tue–Sat 5:00 pm–10:30 pm

                                      • Cuisines

                                        French, International

                                      • Dining style

                                        Fine Dining

                                      • Dress code

                                        Business Casual

                                      • Parking details

                                        Street Parking

                                      • Payment options

                                        AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

                                      • Executive chef

                                        David Bouley

                                      • Additional

                                        Banquet, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

                                      • Phone number

                                        (212) 255-5828

                                      • Catering

                                        Orchestrate events either in your home or a venue of your choice in NYC and beyond. We bring you Chef David Bouleyls signature dishes: the tasting menus of Bouley at home, the nutrient-dense ingredients from Bouley Botanical and decades of artisanal experienced techniques from Bouley Test Kitchen. We accommodate any culinary requests to hone your event as a personal statement reflecting your style of entertaining. Chef Bouley and his team coordinate receptions, on location occasions ranging from weddings to corporate breakfasts to transaction dinner. Food and Beverage support is available in the development of your business or personal endeavors. For more information, please contact events@bouleynyc.com!

                                      • Private party facilities

                                        Whether business function, wedding or any other special occasion, Bouley creates a high quality dining experience: Pure, healthy, inspired food, carefully selected wines & attentive service combine to create a memorable private event. For more information, please contact events@bouleynyc.com!

                                      • Private party contact

                                        Joyce Kim: (917) 237-3205

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