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Bar Boulud

6574 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
Bar Boulud is Chef Daniel Boulud’s bistro and wine bar located across from New York City's Lincoln Center. An exquisite array of housemade charcuterie complements sumptuous French cooking for both lunch and dinner. Bar Boulud offers a 3 course price fixe for lunch for $29 and dinner for $48. Outdoor dining is available on the terrace seasonally. Three private wine-themed dining rooms adjacent to the wine cellar are also available for private events.

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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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French, Provencal
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Hours of operation

Dinner: Monday-Thursday: 5:00PM - 11:00PM
Friday-Saturday 5:00PM - 12:00AM
Sunday: 5:00PM - 10:00PM
Lunch: Monday-Friday: 11:30AM - 2:30PM
Late lunch offered at the bar and terrace from 2:30PM - 5:00PM
Brunch: Saturday and Sunday: 11:00AM - 3:30PM

Please note that we do not take requests or reservations for our outdoor terrace.

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Phone number
(212) 595-0303
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AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Cross street
64th Street
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Parking details
Garage on 64th Street between Broadway and Central Park West.
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Public transit
Columbus Circle and Lincoln Center subway stops are within blocks of the restaurant. Local Broadway bus lines stop directly in front of the restaurant.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Private Dining

Bar Boulud offers three private dining rooms – Vigneron, Sommelier and Caviste – each with a wine-themed décor and access through the restaurant’s wine cellar. The rooms are available for private and business entertaining for up to 65 guests.

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Sun 8:30PM - 10:00PM
Mon - Tue 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:15PM - 3:00PM 8:30PM - 10:00PM

What 6574 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipGhiottone (New York Area)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

A thoroughly delicious meal in very pleasant surroundings. Our previous meal at Bar Boulud was under the aegis of the late night menu, which is rather limited and disappointing. (A terrible hamburger, drowning in its own excess.) The regular menu is another story. The pâtés were superb, and both the coq au vin and the cassoulet were delicious. We're definitely returning--but not after 11:00 PM.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Granddaughter’s 19 th Birthday. We were treated fabulously. Can’t say enough good things about the food and service!

OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Great place for post opera meal. I had the duck, it was fantastic. Service was great, friendly staff and very helpful.

OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Loved it!!

OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Great food and service. Outstanding wine list with well thought out selections. A real treat for our first visit. Well done!

OpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Lovely experience!

ChelseaN (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Best decision for pre Ballet dining! The location is right across the street from the subway station and David H Koch Theatre so it's perfect. The food and drink was divine; Escargot was perfect, including the texture, I ordered the Duck a L'Orange to be prepared well done, and the "well done-ness" was en pointe. I wanted a good stiff drink and found perfection with the Vieux Carre which consists of Cognac, Rye Whisky and Sweet Vermouth. My friend and I visited NYC to pre celebrate our 40th Bdays and the meal at Bar Boulud followed by the Ballet was one of our special evenings. I told the staff this when I called to check on our reservation and were surprised with a complimentary dessert each, with a candle and a Happy Birthday wish! Outstanding food, service and atmosphere. Well done to all, and a giant Thank You for an evening to cherish!

MaCh (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Food was excellent and the high level of service for which you would return.

vipBelleM (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

The Restaurant Week menu was imaginative and top-notch. Genuinely French and a good value.
However, the noise was so overwhelming that my husband refuses to go back again for dinner.
Maybe midday is quieter than Friday night after 8? We can't recommend to friends because most of our friends like to be able to talk to each other (not scream at each other).

vipTucker (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Soup/salad was excellent;however, the main course and dessert were underwhelming.
Service by waitress seemed more abrupt than welcoming. They kept on pushing wine not on the wine list that they slyly did not mention the price was $25 least a third more than the highest price wine by the glass on the menu. This seemed deceptive. Buyer beware