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Chef owned French, cozy & quaint Upper East Side bistro with innovated French influence.
New York, NY 10128
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 3:45pm; Dinner: Monday - Friday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Saturday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm; Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 3:45pm
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Dinner parties up to 10, delivered or picked up.
Street parking with meters available after 7pm. Parking garage also located around the corner.
4 train to 96th Street, 4, 5 & 6 trains to 86th Street, and M1, M2, M3 & M4 buses to within one block of the restaurant.
Private Party Facilities:
The upstairs dining room seats up to 22 guests.
Private Party Contact:
Pascal Bonhomme: (212) 534-7522
Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch
Pascalou Ratings and Reviews
This is a delightful bistro -- perfect for a cozy meal for a few friends or a couple. Excellent food -- with a superb brunch, especially "Eggs in a Nest" -- and many good dinner options. A particularly good value for New York City and close to the Guggenheim.
2nd time at this restaurant and we enjoyed our meal. We had escargot and Fois Gras for appetizers, both excellent. My wife and daughter had Skate and they thought it was very well prepared and tasty. I had Duck Leg confit, unfortunately it was dry. It was ok. For dessert we had the soufflé and berry shortcake both very well done. Our wait staff was very attentive and friendly. Cozy upstairs without a lot of noise. Would certainly go again
The restaurant overall was lovely. The server was courteous and willing to give suggestions. The food was very good. And the menu was chock full of choices. The ambiance - well the space itself was quaint but we were seated near a table of “extroverts” who seemed to want to share their stories and opinions with the entire restaurant because they were so loud and kind of obnoxious.
It was a cold evening and every time the door opened to slow in newcomers they would hold the door open since there was little room in the entrance for the party to stand and the entire area would grow quite cold. I discovered that there was a second upstairs dining area which was quieter and away from the entrance towards the end of our meal. Had I known this existed I would have asked to sit there ( it was pretty empty when I went in search of the bathroom).
We were celebrating a special occasion and when making the reservation this was shared but the staff did not acknowledge or give us any special attention which is fine but then why ask in the first place?
All in all it was a lovely dinner despite the level of noise and the cold air. I would return but only in the spring/summer/early fall when the weather is a bit warmer.
Having previously enjoyed dinner at Pascalou, my wife and I came in for brunch on Christmas Eve and was surprised to find the place dark, with no one to greet us, and the music at best inappropriate (for brunch in general and for Christmas Eve in particular).
The bread for the French toast was not a quality Challah or even nice French bread — it was more of a hard crusted slice of white bread. They served fresh fruit with it but did not recognize that the fruit should be only berries (but not raspberries) and bananas (and definitely never cantaloupe), which are meant to be eaten with the maple syrup and French toast. They offered a thimbleful of maple syrup, which was inadequate.
Let’s just say, perhaps brunch is not their “thing”.
We had a delicious Sunday lunch. The brunch menu was very tempting but I decided to have the Niçoise salad with grilled salmon, which was excellent. One friend had the crab cake and salad. The other friend had the onion tart. Both seemed to thoroughly enjoy their meal. We shared the French apple tart with vanilla ice cream. We all said we would definitely come back even though the restaurant is quite small and the tables are very close to each other.
My friend and I celebrated her birthday with dinner at Pascalou. The meal was excellent - escargots and breast of duck for me; pate and lemon sole for her. And the two desserts we shared - Chocolate Souffle and Warm Strawberries - were superb. The place is cozy - maybe a bit too cozy for my liking; since it's very small, it feels cramped and claustrophobic.
Had another great meal.came here with 4 other friends. We had the skate and spaghetti pomodoro with goat cheese, pesto and parmasan on the side to add if you like. Everything was delicious including the salads and bread pudding desert. We had the twilight dinner which is great value.
Extensive (if a bit scattered) menu with some French classics and Asian-fusion dishes. We went for an early dinner, trying to make a movie afterwards, and found the early bird prize-fixe menu on the back page. For $24.95 you can get a three-course dinner. Choose wisely and it’s a great deal. Quite a number of choices, including mussels vinaigrette, lamb chops, roasted salmon, pasta dishes, etc. Dishes were well executed, but service was uniformly slow. If you’re not in a rush to get somewhere afterward, this restaurant is a great choice. Just allow a minimum of 1-1/2 to 2 hours for the three courses.
I had a reservation for 6:30pm and arrived at that time. There was no table available and I was asked to wait 10 minutes. After more than 10 minutes, my friend said she wanted to go elsewhere which we did. The restaurant seemed hot and noisy. However, I have eaten lunch there a few times and liked the food a lot. Perhaps it is better for lunch than dinner.
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