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About La Boite en Bois
Tucked away in a brownstone on the Upper West Side since 1985, La Boite en Bois has been a favorite among diners for over 30 years. With its rustic ambiance, diners are made to feel as though they are in a bistro in the French countryside. Only three blocks away from Lincoln Center, we offer a pre-theater menu. Serving classics from Escargot to Salmon to Roasted Duck to Mussels, you will be delighted with our extensive selections. We serve lunch everyday, with a variety of salads, soups, panini, and classic French dishes, such as Croque Monsieur, Seafood Crepes and Onion Soup. We also offer a prix-fixe lunch menu from Monday to Friday. Come Saturday and Sunday for our Brunch, and enjoy Eggs Benedict, French Toast or a La Boite Burger. At La Boite en Bois, which is family owned and operated, our attentive and well-trained staff will be sure to provide you with a memorable experience.
New York, NY 10023
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:30pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 3:30pm - 10:30pm, Friday - Saturday Dinner: 3:30pm - 11:00pm; Saturday and Sunday Brunch: 11:30am - 3:30pm
Columbus Ave and Central Park West
$31 to $50
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All of our menu items are available for takeout. We offer local delivery. Find us on Seamless.
There is parking on the street and a lot at end of block.
Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine
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La Boite en Bois Ratings and Reviews
La Boite en Bois is a gem in the Lincoln Center neighborhood; although I have gone there even when I am not in the neighborhood because I enjoy it so much. The food is consistently good and the pre-theater dinner menu has really great options. The price fixed lunch menu is also good and a nice bargain. To top things off the staff is just wonderful.
Pre theater menu with appetizer entree and dessert sounds like a great deal in Manhattan but the food is really so so. Nothing creative, nothing exciting. It looks like a restaurant but it's more of a 'bistro' therefore pre theater menu is not that cheap. Also, everything is served really fast so most dishes are pre-prepared! Staff was great though. And house wine reasonable, both in quality and price.
Best prix-fixe in New York. Olivier, Stefan & Chris took care of us the second we walked in. Entrecote is astoundingly good. Drinks are terrific and our suggested wine was great. Adults having intelligent conversations make it more enjoyable. LOVE this place.
We love this small family owned neighborhood french bistro. It is small about 30 seats and tables are a bit close but that only makes for conversation when both parties are willing. The food is typical french bistro with a french oriented wine list with many choices. The food is very good and the small staff is terrific. We live in Florida but get to NYC often and we will be back.
Lovely "old school" bistro tucked in a quiet downstairs West Side corner brownstone; great atmosphere. The food is very good classic French bistro cuisine. I was a bit surprised to find out that it was a pre-theater menu and we were not able to order just entrees, but the quality of the food was very good- all 3 diners chose different appetizers, entrees and desserts and all were more than pleased. In particular the smoked salmon was outstanding, as was the pate. Service was excellent, friendly and prompt without ever feeling rushed. The wine list was also solid, but since we were going to a concert we had wine by the glass and the house Cote du Rhone was very nice! We will return next time we are in the area for an event.
My husband and I like to have dinner at La Boite en Bois before we see a performance at Lincoln Center. It's a cozy, traditional French bistro. The menu is what you would expect in a bistro, but the food is executed very well. I had a very good veal scaloppini in a delicious sauce with apples. The service is very good, pleasant wait staff. We always know we'll get a tasty meal with good wine and get out in time for our show.
I took my mother here before going to see NYCB's Jewel's 50th Anniversary performance at Lincoln Center. The restaurant had delicious food, very traditionally French. The pate was incredibly rich and decadent while the potato&leek soup was also divine. Our entrees were delicious, but I thought the julienne vegetables needed a bit more flavor. The service was good but they seemed to forget about us for a bit. They brought dessert menus and did not return to take that order for over 15 minutes. As we had allowed for a lot of time, this was not a problem, but I would suggest leaving plenty of time if you go for the pre-theater dinner.
A wonderful evening before ballet at Lincoln Center. The food was very good. The service was the best. The place was quiet - in fact we were the only diners for about a half an hour. Because of a 7:30 curtain we had made an early reservation. By the time we left at about 7:00 pm the place began to fill. It was still quiet. We will definitely be back.
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