Cafe d'Alsace

4.7
2393 Reviews
$30 and under
French
Scenes of Alsace come to the forefront when walking into our upper east side corner jewel. From the curved pewter bar decorated with suspended antique seltzer bottles, to our colorfully tiled floors; our cozy restaurant evokes the essence of Alsace at every turn.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 2393 people are saying
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Stephane
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great, as usual.

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vipStevenS
New York Area
94 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The final Thanksgiving at current location (they are moving less than one block away). The squash soup and desserts were exceptional and the service attentive on a very busy afternoon.

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vipJoanne
New York Area
65 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The special omelette was very tasty and the french fries were a perfect well done. My friend said the moules were--as always--excellent. I had to special order as an off-menu side an order of marrow bone because marrow bone with toast is no longer offered as an appetizer. I loved the marrow bone appetizer and I miss it.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service

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DeroyMurdock
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Delicious, as usual. My banquette sagged a bit, but that was my only complaint.

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Foodie
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

It was quiet bc we sat outside in the cold. I've been here a million times but this time was exceptional bc of our server Sam who went over & above, & was extremely polite, professional & humble.

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vipgourmethb
West Palm Beach
10 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Meeting of a small book club at the restaurant. The service was outstanding. We shared different dishes and they brought them out in a specified order. We started with their delicious sausages, sauerkraut and mashed potatoes. Delicious! Salad followed. The it was on to mussels and exceptional French fries. We sat outside. Despite the cold and rainy night, we were quite comfy under their well placed and functioning heaters. A great time was had by all.

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MauryH
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Outdoor dining comfort in cooler weather facilitated by ceiling heaters over each table. Food consistently excellent in our three recent visits!

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vipDaphneB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love that restaurant - delicious food, super friendly staff, lovely venue… absolutely amazing!

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Enjoy
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and service. Neighborhood staple with nice outdoor space and heaters.

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Localguest12
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall3food5service5ambience3

The farmhouse chicken is killer! Nice option in an area with few decent daytime restaurant options

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discerning
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is fabulous; administration very accommodating - seated us at 4:20 even though kitchen closed till 5:00 pm. Service effective, although someone should tell the wait staff not to swoop in and remove soiled plates till everyone at the table has finished eating that course. Wine list is exceptional and the sommelier very nice and knowledgeable. A superior fine - and bathroom brings me right back to Alsace!

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vipeastsider
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

This restaurant has done a great job adapting to pandemic requirements and their outdoor space is lovely. Their prices have gone up but the food was amazing! I had the Brussels sprouts appetizer and the cod. The cod was truly one of the best dinners I’ve had in recent years.

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vipDiana
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Upon request was seated outdoors. Heating available. Hugely pleasant. Wait staff tremendous. Thanks, Cafe D'Alsace!

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UnionSqJ
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A cool no-attitude neighborhood place with an overall top quality combo of food, drinks, service, and ambiance.

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breeC
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We’ve loved this place for years. Great food, amazing wine, lovely staff.

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estab
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Seared Scottish salmon ws perfectly executed so that the the scrumptious moist quailty of the salmon melted in your outh upon taste!
It began to pour and the server offered to walk us to a taxi. My friend was 94 and it meant alot to me!

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vipPBluv2dine
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and wine, and plentiful and warm outdoor seating. I highly recommend.

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vipSydthekid
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience3

Great service, food was fantastic, will defiantly be coming back

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vipGilbertB
New York Area
52 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good and service were both outstanding. Outdoor dining set up was very inviting. Will return

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vipTeamaestro
New England
67 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great spot for lunch with an affordable menu and lovely ambiance. Our party of 6 was well treated by a cordial staff. The gnocchi was the best ever!

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vipSBLKgn
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

French bistro with an Alsatian flavor. Very nice and comfortable outdoor dining.

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vipEvyNY
New York Area
43 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Definitely did NOT live up to expectations and last dining experience . 1/3 of items on limited menu were not available and what was left was not really to anyone’s liking. Never these everything we did order was delicious and beautifully presented.

We ate inside because it was chilly out. The restaurant smelled horribly like burnt grease.
Wine list is ridiculously overpriced.

Not a great experience for the 4 of us who were prior fans of the place …..

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Adrienne
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Delicious food prepared with TLC! Great server with professional attitude.

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RalphW
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Didn’t want to write a review because I didn’t want everyone to know how good this place is.

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ConstanceR
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Cafe d'Alsace and have been coming here for years. The food is wonderful and the service is fantastic.

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Andyc
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Really nice place. Good outdoor seating

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vipGale
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice outside area

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vipMgourmet
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A lovely place, great outdoor dining and fabulous food. Excellent service as well.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Have been there twice. Food excellent both times. My server the first time was absolutely the greatest person and really contributed to our experience. It was my first time and we sat outside.
Second time we sat inside. The music was way to loud and our server wasn’t great but the food was still great.

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Gemma
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Specials of the day need to give prices as on regular menu. Service always good but beard should not be sticking out under a mask...feels/looks unsanitary. Noise level bit too high in most areas.

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JZ74
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a welcoming experience. I was entertaining two young women arriving by bus — needless to say the bus was late ( 75 minutes delay) - called the restaurant and was accommodated immediately. Food is delicious and portions substantial. It’s not inexpensive but well worth the money spent.

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PhyllisH
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Both food and service excellent!!! Outdoor dining works very well.

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Sommgirl
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Had steak frites. Steak was a little tough but tasty and frites were delicious. Struggled to get the waiter’s attention sitting outside. Overall a decent enough place. Would give it one more chance.

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vipsggnyc
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Always a good neighborhood standby. Food is consistently good and fresh. Great dirty martini!

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Lainey
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is excellent. The staff is friendly and very efficient. I love eating here. It's one of my favorite places.

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Julia
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hands down my favorite restaurant in the neighborhood ... and in all of NYC! Delicious food and drinks and excellent service.

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Imby
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Duck was one if not the best. Chicken delicious. Pricey, but great. Salad was delicious. Bread was addicting! Highly recommend.

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vipKaren
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Food was excellent. Good menu choices. Excellent service.

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AllisonS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a wonderful get together for my mother’s birthday. Outdoor dining was loud (street noises and the live band from the Mexican restaurant across the street!) but it was fun! Food was delicious and the service was great. I always have a good time at Cafe D’Alsace

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Cafe d'Alsace using the Order Online button. Cafe d'Alsace also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 722-5133.

Cafe d'Alsace is rated 4.7 stars by 2393 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.