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Benoit Restaurant and Bar

4.4
2995 reviews
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$31 to $50
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French
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Open since 2008, Benoit New York is the third member of internationally-acclaimed Chef Alain Ducasse’s Benoit family – which also includes the bistro in Paris since 1912 and Benoit Tokyo.

In New York, guests enjoy a warm and authentic experience and a menu filled with traditional bistro dishes with a modern flair. In 2016, the restaurant underwent a renovation, bringing a contemporary New York City touch to the classic French restaurant.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
French, Bistro, Contemporary French / American
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Hours of operation
Restaurant - Open Daily
Lunch (Mon-Fri): 11:45 am - 3 pm
Brunch (Sat & Sun): 11:45 am - 3 pm
Dinner: 5:30 - 11 pm

Wine Bar - Open Daily
11:45 am - 11 pm
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Phone number
(646) 943-7373
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Cross street: Between 5th and 6th Avenues
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What 2995 People Are Saying
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4.4
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4.3
food
4.2
service
4.3
ambience
3.8
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vipKassidy777 (New York Area)
2.0
Dined 2 days ago

Our drinks never came so we had to flag someone down. Then they finally came when the dinner was delivered. So much for a cocktail before dinner. Waitress said no one was helping her so it wasn't her fault. Chicken was dry. French fries cool and not crispy. Bummer all around. Won't be back.

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vipMonalikesgoodfood (Los Angeles)
4.0
Dined 5 days ago

Not convinced it's worth the expense

Yes, it's beautiful, quiet, and the food is scrumptious - but my duck a l'orange consisted of one long slice of duck breast. One slice, approximately 6 or 7 inches long, an inch tall, and 1/4 inch wide. This is a tiny portion, in my opinion. The duck came with some highly forgettable leeks/parsnip circles. There went $36. I wouldn't call that a "breast of duck." I'd say it was a nice sample of a breast of duck. In contrast, my husband's onion soup was incredibly large and filling. One could have fed four with all the melted cheese. He also enjoyed a huge portion of steak tartare, coarse ground, very tasty.

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vipToto (New York Area)
2.0
Dined 6 days ago

This was my third visit after the change.
First time steak tartar was to chewy. Uneatable.
Second time was New Year's Eve. Fabulous food.
Third visit, the main ingredient in onion soup was salt. And cassoulet pot was left on the stove unattended for too long before it was served. It had hardly and liquid.

All it all the service has improved but the food is too inconsistent to go there on a regular basis. You'll be taking a chance. The only thing that's consistent is the fabulous price.
Alain, I don't think I'll see you again mon ami.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0
Dined on January 13, 2018

Very poor quality food--oysters were small and tasteless, sweetbreads and duck entrees
were boring and flat. Onion soup and millefeuille dessert were flavorless. Extremely disappointing dinner  for a huge amount of money. We told the manager our thoughts and
he reduced the amount of the bill, but we still ended up paying over $200 a couple for an
unpleasant experience.

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vipAlex07055 (San Francisco)
4.0
Dined on January 13, 2018

I used to come here a decade ago. It’s about the same which is a good thing. What’s to be expected of a Alain Ducasse Restaurant. Standouts are: onion soup, pate, and especially the Tarte Tatin.

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vipdragonfly (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on January 13, 2018

It’s a pleasant shift from the noise of the City. The food is excellent and the setting is classy.

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OpenTable Diner (New Orleans)
5.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

The atmosphere was great and the food the good. However the service was really great.

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OpenTable Diner (Greensboro)
5.0
Dined on December 30, 2017

The food was excellent and the servers were much more attentive than in a typical European restaurant. Some of the flavor combinations were unexpected but tasty! We also dined in the bar area on another occasion for a quick bite of dessert and were quite pleased.

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vipFoodie (New York Area)
4.0
Dined on December 30, 2017

Good food. Large portions that are very filling. Food was good and hot but not outstanding. Servers were very pleasant and interested in pleasing the customer.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on December 28, 2017

Fantastic and perfect sums it up for this great icon!

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
French, Bistro, Contemporary French / American
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Hours of operation
Restaurant - Open Daily
Lunch (Mon-Fri): 11:45 am - 3 pm
Brunch (Sat & Sun): 11:45 am - 3 pm
Dinner: 5:30 - 11 pm

Wine Bar - Open Daily
11:45 am - 11 pm
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Cross street
Between 5th and 6th Avenues
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Price range
$31 to $50
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa
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Phone number
(646) 943-7373
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Entertainment
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Catering
Catering available through our Private Dining department.
Please contact events@benoitny.com for more information.
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Public transit
Subway:
57 St [F]
5 Av/53 St [E, M]
57 St – 7 Av [N, Q, R]
7 Av [B, D, E]
47-50 Sts - Rockefeller Ctr [B, D, F, M]
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Executive chef
Laëtitia Rouabah
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Private Dining

Benoit New York offers guests an authentic and charming experience and a menu of French bistro classics and contemporary twists by Alain Ducasse. Located on the second floor, Les Salons and L'Officine welcomes guests for various types of events.

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