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About Gaby Brasserie Française

Described as one of the top New York French restaurants, Gaby blends classic French cuisine with an American twist. Indulge in our De-Light menu where you will find low calorie three course meals. Can't decided what you want to eat? Try one of our 30-minute meals served Bento Box-style. Accompany your meal with an extensive worldwide wine selection introduces a flight program for you to discover different grape varieties. Our artisanal cheeses and mini desserts creations are the highlights for an after dinner treat. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at this renowned New York dining spot or simply unwind at Gaby Bar .

44 West 45th Street - Gaby Brasserie Française
Gaby Brasserie Française
New York, NY 10036
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
French, Contemporary American, Contemporary European

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday to Friday - 6:00am / 12:00pm
Saturday/Sunday - 6:30am / 12:00pm

Lunch: Monday to Friday - 12:00pm / 2:00pm

Brunch: Saturday to Sunday: 12:00pm / 3:00pm

Dinner: Sunday to Saturday - 5:00pm / 10:30pm



Bar Food Selection available from 12:00pm / 11:45pm

Cross Street:
Between 5th and 6th Avenues

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 782-3040

Website:
http://www.sofitel-new-york.com/dining-lounge/gaby-brasserie-francaise/

Catering:
Events come naturally with more than 6700 sq. ft of meeting and banquet space including Le Grand Paris Ballroom, a spectacular venue with soaring windows that fill the space with natural light.

Parking Details:
Valet parking services are available at the hotel entrance - 45 West 44th Street (between 5th and 6th Ave)

Public Transit:
Grand Central Station and Times Square-42nd Street are both within two blocks of the restaurant.

Executive Chef:
Robert Hohmann

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, 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

Scallop ceviche, grilled ribeye and passion fruit crème brûlée star in this delectable lineup for two. A half-bottle of Moët & Chandon is included per couple. The prix fixe is $89 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity.

Private Dining

Private dining room seats up to 25 guests. Private mezzanine overlooking the bar for up to 25 guests for cocktails and bar snacks. Semi-private dining room seats up to 18 guests. Semi-private mezzanine overlooking the bar for up to 25 guests for cocktails and bar snacks.

Gaby Brasserie Française Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

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food

4.3

service

4.3

ambience

4.1

value

3.9

Noise

Quiet

93% would recommend it to a friend

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Good for a Date (10)
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Sunday Lunch (9)
Good for Anniversaries (7)
Great for Brunch (7)
Healthy (7)
Great for Lunch (6)
Business Meals (6)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
Authentic (5)
Good for Birthdays (5)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Good for Groups (5)
Afternoon Coffee (4)
Afternoon Tea (4)
Casual (3)
Kid-friendly (3)
Seasonal (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Fit for Foodies (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
People Watching (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Cozy (1)
Fun (1)
Worth the Drive (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Spicy (1)
Vegan (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 27, 2017

Came here with hubby during restaurant week. Food is pretty good. The steak was delicious. The fish was not bad but I've had better. dessert was good but nothing extraordinary. Overall, it was a good experience with good food. We did have to ask 3 times before we got our lemon for our water though, but overall service was good. It was pretty quiet for a Friday night. It wasn't packed and we could talk without shouting like at some other restaurants.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 26, 2017

We went for Restaurant week. Food was good but portions are small. Service was just alright. It took quite a long time for our food to arrive at the table even though restaurant was not very full.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 26, 2017

I went with 8 women from work for restaurant week. We loved the food. We appreciated being seated in the back section making a more intimate room. We loved the presentation of our meals and they were delicious. Excellent service. Not too slow, not too fast-just right. Thank you very much.

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 14, 2017

I went for an anniversary and it was. Very romantic. They are fast and super aware of what you need without you having to say anything. Which allows you to really realx and enjoy your meal.

Tags: Romantic, Afternoon Coffee, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 6, 2017

We are always happy with the service and food here.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 31, 2016

Sadly what was offered for lunch was below average at best.

Tags: Quick Bite
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 (New England)·Dined on December 28, 2016

It was excellent! Everything about this place was lovely. I highly recommend it!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 28, 2016

Good French food, particularly fish

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 18, 2016

If you do nothing else, go to the Gaby Restaurant for their French onion soup. It remains the best I have ever had. That, the bread and a Bloody Mary or Mimosa, and you will be in heaven. You need patience here (it is French :)! ). Wait staff could have been more attentive (i.e., long time in between table side visits). But I had what I needed.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Authentic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 18, 2016

Service was a bit slow. As a way to compensate, we were treated to a glass of Bellini.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 15, 2016

Perfect for business lunch , the main room is warm and comfortable
the service is attentive , they have specials for business lunch and menu
changes daily , which is nice if you go for business lunch often.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (New England)·Dined on December 15, 2016

Food and atmosphere were great. Service ok but a bit slow.

Tags: Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2016

Excellent food! My martini was only OK. Only downfall was that we had to wait about 45 minutes for our food. Not a huge problem though considering it was a Saturday night. All things considered I would definitely return.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 12, 2016

Excellent food and service in this generally under-used fine restaurant.

Tags: Business Meals, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2016

great theatre district find. In a hotel lobby but genuinely good food.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 24, 2016

When all you want is good food, good wine and a quiet place where you can talk, this is the place. The jazz in the background only adds to the ambiance. The service was wonderful - a waiter who actually knew the dishes AND the wines. The tables by the windows can be a bit drafty, but the people watching is worth it. My companion has the salmon, I the branzini and both were wonderful. And - forget about carbs - go for those slices of olive loaf. The soup - we both had the butternut squash - was perfect. A very pleasant evening can be had just a few steps east of the bustle of TSq.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, People Watching, Business Meals
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 23, 2016

Was happy to see mindful menu choices! The room was nothing special and the service was underwhelming given how quiet it was! That said the duck was amazing and worth going back for!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 1, 2016

The prices have gone up since our last visit. But the food and ambiance are excellent and Gaby remains one of the best pre-theater options around the theater disctrict.

Tags: Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 30, 2016

Great place for breakfast or lunch. Good variety of choices on menu. Pleasant, professional service

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 23, 2016

Service is warm, friendly and attentive in this elegant, quiet restaurant with good food. Perfect for business meetings and small group lunches as there is a more private space in the back of the restaurant.

Tags: Authentic, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 18, 2016

We have been to Gaby's for Sunday lunch many, many times, and we always enjoyed their lunch menu choices. As always, the service is excellent, being both attentive and friendly. The servers are very, very nice. However, Gaby's has now introduced a Sunday brunch menu to replace the previous lunch menu, which unfortunately did not meet our expectations. The "croque madame" was disappointing; they no longer offer the "croque monsieur", which used to be excellent. My husband's "eggs Benedict" were only okay, the hollandaise sauce being not very tasty and also very little. The brunch menu includes an unlimited drinks choice for an additional $20 with any brunch entrée, which we did not take. I imagine this is a new idea to drum up business, but the quality of the dishes must be addressed as well. We hope Gaby's will take this review in a constructive manner, as we love to go there and would love to continue doing so.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 17, 2016

Dos and Manuel were the highlights of our experience, given their friendly and expert service. The food was good although it might have better exemplified the French cuisine promised by the name. I think the brunch menu can be strengthened, particularly with more vegetarian options. Somewhat too pricy. Nevertheless, everything tasted great, wonderful breads, an attractive drink special made for a very positive experience. Mundane ambience but adequate setting. Overall experience was very good.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 27, 2016

Gaby has an inventive menu. Had scallops in a sort of broth-- tasted fine but not something I would repeat. However, I have to say it was interesting. Shared appetizers were delicious. Fish was extremely;y well done. Stick to dishes that are not quite so unique and you will have a fine meal in a very pleasant setting

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Business Meals, Tasting Menu
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 17, 2016

The food was really good except i felt that the waiter's helper was kind rush to push us to finish our dinner even though there was only few tables when my friend & I got there at 5:30 pm. He constantly asked us if we were done & could he remove our dishes. Worst yet, the waiter couldn't wait to give us the bill even though we didn't ask for the bill & just finished our deserts.

I am not so sure if I wanted to go back the restaurant even though I really liked their food

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on August 14, 2016

Excellent service and wonderful food choices. However, the scallops with mushrooms was highly over salted. Otherwise, the staff was great. We were a group of 7 ( originally 5) and they rearranged the ables for us. When they found out that one of the guests was there for her birthday, they brought a special plate with wonderful dessert chocolate tulip with mousse inside and also creme brûlée on a plate with the words happy Birthday written in chocolate!
Fantastic! when we mentioned the sale scallops at the end of the meal , they brough out an extra dessert for everyone to share. Very thoughtful. Good wines too.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 12, 2016

The staff was attentive and the food/wine was very good.

Tags: Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 12, 2016

Terrible service, over salted food, disappearing waiter

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 8, 2016

We were staying at the Sofetil Hotel and decided to have dinner at Gaby's on the night of our arrival. Our waiter Meti was outstanding and we enjoyed talking with him. The food was very good. We enjoyed the Restaurant Week menu selections and chose from that. My wife had the chicken dinner which was good but a little dry. I enjoyed the monk fish dinner which was outstanding. A very nice evening of dining and talking. We would plan to return especially if Meti is still on staff.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 8, 2016

Excellent meal, strong service, great for business meals. Highly recommend.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 5, 2016

Went during Restaurant Week to celebrate boyfriend's birthday. When we arrived the flowers I ordered through Open Table were already placed at on reserved table.
The wait staff were very attentive. Our waiter even brought us complimentary glasses of champagne.
The restaurant was not large and a con of dining in a hotel is having to go inside and downstairs to use the restrooms. On a Friday night it wasn't crowded and relatively quiet. Lighting was adequate
The food was good. My boyfriend really enjoyed the duck. I wasn't as impressed by the monkfish. Portions were ample but the courses were staggered just too long for me (it was perfect for my date).

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 4, 2016

Service was on point but food was mediocre at best.

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 (Edinburgh)·Dined on July 31, 2016

Excellent food, great flavour combinations, cooked to perfection & presented with flair. Premium wine list at reasonable prices, outstandingly good service

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 26, 2016

Courteous service. Steak frites was excellent. As was kale salad. Good wine by the glass selection. Ambiance was a bit too hotel like- no very relaxed.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 26, 2016

This was a nice place, conveniently located in Midtown Manhattan, for a leisurely lunch. Good food, but somewhat slow service.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 8, 2016

The service is worse than country restaurant and also the menu is not that good

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 11, 2016

I have been to this spot several times over the years. The food continues to amaze me and the service is excellent. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 5, 2016

Had an excellent meal with attentive service. Duck entree and risotto ( two of us) were beautifully presented and deleicious. The golden beet and goat cheese salad was good, also.. Server was helpful and nothing was overlooked.
But, $7 for a single espresso was a bit pricey considering the menu items were expensive but not to such a degree.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on May 12, 2016

So so.
Not very friendly staff. Food was uninspiring.
Atmosphere is a bit sterile.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 8, 2016

I enjoyed a delicious brunch with my family for Mothers Day. My salmon eggs benedict was on point, and Gaby's excellent french press coffee hit the spot. Large windows, relaxed atmosphere, and a lovely table with street view added to the convivial ambience. Wait staff were attentive and professional. Looking forward to my next meal at Gaby!!

Tags: Great for Brunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 23, 2016

Waitstaff wasn't really very attentive. Kale salad was wildly overdressed. Salmon tartare was good. Martini perfectly made. Don't think I'll return. In their defense they did comp me the kale salad.

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