Grand Salon & Bar at Baccarat Hotel New York

4.4
84 reviews
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$31 to $50
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French
Reservations are accepted online for Breakfast.
Kindly call #212.790.8867 for Lunch & Afternoon Tea reservations.

A spirit of fancy, rhythm and ritual keeps the plush, platinum-and-champagne-hued Grand Salon humming throughout the day.
From breakfast, when a variety of French pastries abound across a central marble table, to late into the evening, long after the chandeliers have dimmed to a coquettish wattage, when nightcaps in cut-crystal tumblers are enjoyed among friends old and new.
In between, the Grand Salon will be the host of light lunches served in the sumptuous seating nooks and high-backed banquettes that flank the salon’s runway-style center aisle.
Starting at 4pm guests can pair cocktails with French-inflected small plates.

After 4pm daily, seating is available first come, first seated for non-hotel guests.
What 84 People Are Saying
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New York Area
166 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

First time. 9 am breakfast. Magnificent room with many kinds of seating for quiet conversations. Pleasant helpful staff. Enjoyed oatmeal with warm apple compote, sausage links, delicious whole wheat toast, vanilla waffle with berries, bacon, plentiful good coffee, iced tea. Eager to return to try drinks at the appealing bar, dinner.

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Hawaii
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 5

It was a wonderful time!

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Tokyo
2 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

とても素敵なサロンでした。
アフタヌーンティーを2種類頼みました。
お味はどれもとても美味しかったです!
特にスコーンがサクサクしっとりで、もう少し食べたいくらいでした!
お値段は可愛くはありませんが、せっかくNYに行ったので、思い切って訪れました。

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K
Las Vegas
7 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Excellent experience. Staff is wonderful and so professional, friendly and accommodating. Cuisine was good and presented beautifully.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Elegant and exquisite

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

2回目ですが、とても美味しくゆっくり食事を楽しむことができました。
また伺いたいと思います。

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

Enjoyed it, but way overpriced. My guest was shocked, even for Manhattan.

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OT
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Awesome. Tiffany our server was great, nice personality and very accomodating. Nice ambiance

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s
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Food tasted great but everything was cold

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Tampa
3 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The vanilla bean waffles were amazing!

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IB
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love it every time!!!

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AA
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

It was my second visit. We had breakfast this time. Rally enjoyed the NY style breakfast.

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D
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2018
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 4

Incredibly rude service. We are regular customers, having had clients spend over 128 nights over the last 4 quarters at the hotel. Rude food and beverage manager interrupted client meeting to tell us we owed $300 over and above our $350 bill for a "$75 per hour minimum". He didn't bring the check beforehand, embarrassed us in front of our clients and was incredibly rude. Who heard of a retroactive charge? . He could have politely brought the bill earlier when we requested it and said we would have to order more in order to stay. Instead the food and beverage manager was actively rude to us in front of our clients. He said there was a line outside and he needed our table (which, at 5:30, was a rude, patented lie), We have told our clients from the Gulf and Europe to switch from this hotel and restaurant as a result. Overcharged $150 for two glasses of house wine with no apologies. Rude attitude will go the way of the dodo bird in the next recession - a great short! If you can't provide good service to your regular customers, cheat them and lie to them. Great strategy. Unconscionably bad service and rudeness to regular clients. Imagine how they treat other guests..

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a
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Beautiful interior, grand space. Service was polite but slow. Food was great for most everybody in my party but my mushroom soup so very mediocre. Certainly would not recommend it.
It got really crowded by 1pm( we were there for brunch).
The check was exuberant. I mean really exuberant.

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JK
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

For Afternoon tea make sure to tell the restaurant... opentable reservations are not for afternoon tea.

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JS
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 1ambience 4

Quite frankly I am shocked at how terrible the service was. I have been coming to Baccarat for years and have never had an issue, but upon walking in we asked the hostess if we could be reseated as my grandmother has some back issues. The salon was empty and as I asked her if one table was available she turned and said "well, actually, if you would just listen to what I'm saying, you would know." After that, we were seated and my grandmother's soup came out 40 minutes before me or my mother's burger did so she was left sitting with nothing to do. For a $350 tab, I sincerely expected more, especially after years of good service.

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Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love the ambience so gorgeous, felt very posh. Food was excellent!

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JS
Tampa
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Gracious service, the most beautiful atmosphere in the city, and while not cheap, not insanely overpriced. Its something straight out of crazy Rich Asians. They deliver wonderful drinks and food without a hint of arrogance and real warmth, at least by New York standards.

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Miami
2 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing tea service

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect.
The best restaurant I've ever been to.
Excellence in service, food, interior, everything.

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JA
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Aline was our waitress. She was extremely nice and professional. Food was beyond amazing. We ordered the steak. It's to be discussed that this isn't steakhouse. Ive read reviews that the food is small, which it is (the steak can probably fit in the palm of your hand and the potatoes that come with the steak are as small as a literal dime however, the taste is exquisite. The Grand Salon isn't set up like a restaurant but really after it's name. A Salon. (In french means a living room) but the Grand Salon is more like an upscale living room with eclectic peices of furniture and decor.

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IN
New York Area
57 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place. Beautiful decor. Elegant eating wonderful service.

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D
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 1ambience 5

The restaurant, which is really only bar service, is reserved for hotel guests. The staff is officious and the only things to eat are bar food. A poor experience trying to get in and no much to eat if you do

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M
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love this place. They have the best scones and a very friendly staff. We were lucky to have experienced a mini fashion show while we were there

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AN
Jacksonville
14 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Danny the bartender was amazing. He made me drinks all night. I didn’t order anything he just brought me his specialty every time I asked for a drink. Beautiful place great service Amazing bartenders!!

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J
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Very little food, expensive price. Beautiful place!

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AA
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

I spent a good time in the luxurious atmosphere .
I had nice kale salad topped with grilled salmon.
Better book a table before you go .

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s
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The perfect place for a quiet lunch. Centrally located, quiet with tables that are spaced far enough apart for private conversation.

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R
New York Area
53 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent venue for any occasion . Very chic and stylish . Small but well curated menu.

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MK
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Yes, ambiance is very romantic, sparkly and lovely, however I was expecting more for the quality of tea.
Quite disappointing to have not-great-tasting-tea at high tea...

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R
New York Area
32 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Absolutely loved this beautiful, charming restaurant. The ambience, the relaxed atmosphere, the gorgeous chandeliers, vases, glasses, everything is Baccarat! Also loved the fresh flowers, the different style tables and chairs. The food was so good, yes a bit pricey and portion size was decent, but the presentation was on point! Our service was good but our busboy has a bit of a problem understanding us, but doesn’t deter me from coming back. A truly special restaurant👌👌👏

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S
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

The staff was very pretentious and uppity. They lacked grace.

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M
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Beverage pricy and food portions are small. The restaurant was definitely wrongly categorized in terms of price. I filtered on $$ options for a quick lunch and was very surprised by the prices.

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L
New York Area
286 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

There are many hidden gems in the city and this is one of them. Love everything; decor is beautiful, service impeccable, food is delicious and beautifully presented. Great champagne, teas. Hostess very accommodating, thank you for the beautiful table!!! I don’t mind coming back again and again.

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L
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Baccarat is a beautiful salon and is a very elegant space for celebrating special occasions with drinks served in Baccarat glassware. Many thanks to the hostess ( Yvonne) who was very kind and helpful to celebrate my best friend's birthday!

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E
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything about the Grand Salon at the Baccarat is superb. The food and service are excellent, the tea sommelier is wonderful and extremely knowledgeable, and the quality of the dishes they serve is top of the line. Cannot recommend it more highly.

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L
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

I have been to here at least 10 other times with my clients due to only location-my office near by. It is one of nice places in midtown, but it is so sad to feel staffs' lack of service from the Hotel opening. Food is a average, nothing special.

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CS
New York Area
106 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 5

We went for afternoon tea in February. Went back to try lunch. Expensive but enjoyable. Coffee and ginger tea are over priced at $14.00 each. Terrific ambiance. Staff although nice were not as attentive as expected of a fine elegant place.

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TC
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2018
Overall 2food 4service 2ambience 3

The person that seated us was rude. Looking me up and down as I approached her.

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MH
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Among the best breakfast service offered in New York.

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