Café Boulud

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$50 and over
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French
CAFÉ BOULUD features a French-American menu inspired by Chef Daniel Boulud's four culinary muses: la tradition, classic French cuisine; la saison, seasonal delicacies; le potager, the vegetable garden; and le voyage, the flavors of world cuisines. In addition to dinner seven nights, we feature a $39 two-course prix-fixe lunch six days a week, and a $42 two-course prix-fixe brunch on Sundays. The restaurant is both a neighborhood gem and a destination for food lovers in search of casually elegant dining. Two private dining rooms seating 20 guests each are available for your private entertaining needs, and may be combined to accommodate 40. The restaurant's adjacent BAR PLEIADES serves inventive cocktails and a luxurious bar menu from 3 pm onward.

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vipAnnaE
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

I have only two issues with this place - high prices and the bread was not fresh. I would expect a really freshly baked famous French baguette at a restaurant of such a level. Otherwise a nice place to spend a quiet evening.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience in the restaurant. Great service and quiet environment. I had the three course lunch menu and the appetizer was great and the fish in the main course was okay but the dessert was terrific! Seat was comfortable! I’ll definitely come back soon!

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vipMTGS
New England
13 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

el mejor omelet que he probado...

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vipErikG
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Always a fantastic time. Best Lunch in New York City.

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ntpc
New Mexico
15 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our food was excellent. We chose to eat 'alla carte'. One of us had the char and the other the "duck confit". The dessert were very good too.

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barb
Vancouver
17 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We absolutely love the prix fixe lunch menu! There were four of us and we sampled several choices and they were all fabulous. The wine pairing was also excellent. The service was perfect and it was quiet enough for a relaxed lovely lunch. Highly recommended.

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JeffreyD
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food. Fine dining. Beautiful setting.
Wonderful experience.

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JulieL
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Exquisite, finest taste from start to finish, got happily surprised with the unexpected warm pastry : an memorable experience to share and renew “succulent”

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vipSharonK
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

A civilized and elegant spot for lunch. The food is delicious and while the service is good, it is not "stuffy".

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vipDwpr
Indiana
16 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Delicious!
Wonderful anniversary dessert!

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vipNicky
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was exquisite. My husband loved the pork schnitzel. The warm madelines were out of Proust. A wonderful dining experiemce

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vipAlwaysTrying
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistently wonderful dishes and superior service.

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vipPavurS
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very good classical French food and very good service. Casual but elegant. Menu always has a full section for Vegetarians so that it is an ideal upscale place to take guests to if some are vegetarians.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Everything is great
Brunch menu is very limited
Thanks

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vipPokey292
New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is my second visit to Cafe Boulud in the last ten years. Dishes were fantastically made so I will definitely have to come back more often in the future.

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FussyFoodie
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Overall a wonderful dining experience! Service was great. I have a food allergy and they were very attentive and accommodating to my needs. Selection and quality of the food was wonderful! Highly recommend this restaurant!

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Sundance54
Salt Lake City
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Price fix weekend brunch for 52 dollars is wonderful. 3 course, which you can mix and match, with great choices. Staff are right on it making for a fab experience. Extensive wine list.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience2

Saturday breakfast. Bit dated food but still high standards. The regulars are noisy and get most of the staff attention.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food cooked to perfection. Romantic atmosphere. Impeccable service.

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vipMichaelC
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic service and food. We can’t stop talking about the experience! Especially the desert!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Good place with a fine price.

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DanQ
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food4service2ambience3

Great food but the service was slow and course timing was way off. Some wait staff was rude and pushy. For a $700 tab, we expected better all around.

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vipBill
New York Area
45 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simply marvelous.... even on an impossible holiday live Valentines Day

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vipSwaggyB
Washington DC
18 reviews