La Sirene

4.7
1719 Reviews
$31 to $50
French
We don't serve fried or grilled food and all entrees come with a selection of fresh vegetables for two. Very personalized dishes are our signatures: Goat Cheese Tart, Hanger Steak. Tournedos Rossini, Saffron Seafood Linguine, Escargots, Giant Profiteroles, and the last addition to the menu: Croque en bouche - an absolutely fine dessert for you to discover!

Please note that we ONLY accept cash, American Express (no other credit cards are accepted), personal checks, and major cryptocurrencies. BYOB / corkage fee NOT AVAILABLE on weekends (Fridays & Saturdays) and major holidays.

Thank You,
Didier (chef owner)

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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipDavidS
New York Area
35 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was delicious! We had a wide range of appetizers and main courses and everything was perfect!! Too full to try the desserts.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service3ambience4

Great experience with good wine.

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vipgeekguy1
New York Area
89 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The main reason we made a reservation at La Sirene was their excellent menu. It had a lot more options than many similar restaurants, and the options were also much more interesting and unique. Our actual dining experience, like the menu, was top notch: exceptional food, perfectly prepared, with friendly, efficient service. We dined outside, and were happy with the semi-enclosed quarters with a very efficient heater.

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vipLoveCapos
San Francisco
18 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the Amex and crypto stories. Food was great, the cassoulet is massive and delicious.

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terriek
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience2

The food was solid French bistro. The service very attentive. Unfortunately it is right by the entry to the Holland Tunnel, so during rush hour can be a tick noisy if you are outside (we were). My only complaint or raised eyebrow: they require payment by cash or Amex only. I was called prior to my reservation to remind me of this... no problem. However, when it came time to pay the check their Amex credit card machine was not working. We were told, 'it keeps going in and out and takes so long to process'. Conveniently, they had their very own ATM machine located right next to the entryway of the restaurant. I did not have my ATM card, only my Amex, and if my dining partner hadn't had theirs then what would have happened? Washing the dishes? Just seemed a tic weird to me......

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2luveat
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Haven’t been here for a long time and the food is still good as before. I am a big fan of French and this place meet my expectations. Every dish I ordered was highly recommended.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing but we were really blown away with their hospitality. Will 100% recommend to friends!

La Sirene
Responded on June 8, 2021

Thank you so much! We're glad you enjoyed your time with us :)

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Steph
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food !

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a nice place for everyone! Friendly service and good food!

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vipPeterS
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience. Delicious food and great service

La Sirene
Responded on June 2, 2021

Thank you so much for your review Peter! We're glad you enjoyed your time with us :)

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KeithB
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We are celebrating our anniversary. The bistro was beautiful and the food delightful.
Well worth many more visits.

La Sirene
Responded on June 2, 2021

Thank you so much for your review Keith! We're glad you enjoyed your time with us :)

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Been here a few times for dinner and always delicious. Good food, good staff, nice and small restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was delicious service was great

La Sirene
Responded on May 26, 2021

Thank you so much for your review!

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vipemilijalin
New York Area
57 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We thought this was great. Went for our anniversary and the food was delicious (I thought my goat cheese tart beat DH's escargot, he disagreed--we called rack of lamb and steak with foie gras a win-win.) We sat at a lovely table by the window and everyone was charming. They called ahead to remind us to bring cash, which was helpful.

La Sirene
Responded on May 26, 2021

Thank you so much EmilyJalin for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your time with us :)

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JLST
Miami
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Romantic and unpretentious sweet spot.

La Sirene
Responded on May 26, 2021

Thank you so much for your review!

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RuthC
1 review
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service are excellent at this neighborhood gem. They have outdoor dining and have mastered keeping each private cubicle super warm and cozy.
The escargot was absolutely amazing!

La Sirene
Responded on May 13, 2021

Thank you so much Ruth for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your time with us :)

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WendellS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for the foie gras. We had foie gras with both appetizers and entree's. It was amazing. Perfection. If you are looking for a classic French bistro with outstanding food and excellent service you can't go wrong. I'd give it a 10 out of a perfect 5!

La Sirene
Responded on May 3, 2021

Dear Wendell, Thank you so much for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your dinner with us :) We're looking forward to seeing you again next time you visit the city. Sincerely, Benjamin La Sirene

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was fabulous

La Sirene
Responded on May 3, 2021

Thank you so much :)

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SteveR
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner at La Sirene was a great culmination to our first visit to NYC in 16 months. While we ate well all week, this was special. The food was mostly great, the steak tartar, the Cassoulet (one of the best we have ever had) and the Tarte Tatin,The pate would count as good. The Cote Du Rhone was very good and the price was fair. Service was attentive without being intrusive and truly we felt we were is a Paris Bistrot. Could not ask for anything more.

La Sirene
Responded on May 3, 2021

Dear Steve, Thank you so much for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your time with us :) We look forward to welcoming you when you visit the city again. Sincerely, Benjamin La Sirene

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ABCAsian
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a friendly restaurant with a lot of character. The menu is written with a sense of humor. My market salad and seafood linguini were excellent.

La Sirene
Responded on May 3, 2021

Dear patron, Thank you for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your time with us :) Sincerely, Benjamin La Sirene

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vipTyler
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great service, food was AMAZING, low key vibe, would be great for a date night

La Sirene
Responded on May 3, 2021

Thank you Tyler for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your time with us :) Sincerely, Benjamin La Sirene

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very delicious. Amazing😄😄😄

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful place. A gem

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vipHarvey
New York Area
76 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food, service and wine were great. Health measures for indoor dining were observed. What more could you ask for?
Oh yes, a location not near the entrance to the Holland Tunnel. Getting there on foot or by cab at dinner hour can be daunting. But the the meal and ambiance makes up for it, at least partially.

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christinak
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I would highly recommend! Loved that the escargot came in the shells and highly recommend the gnocchi too. Food is delicious and prices very well!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is outstanding. Feel like I’m eating in a French family’s house. Highly recommend for a special night!

La Sirene
Responded on May 3, 2021

Thank you so much for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your time with us :) Sincerely, Benjamin, La Sirene

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vipJillO
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Amazing food, cozy ambience- sat next to kitchen so it was a little loud. Service first rate. Amazing g neighborhood gem!

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vipNYCgal
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent from start to finish! The petit raviolis and the French onion soup, heavenly! The cassoulet and pork excellent too. And les desserts yummy too. Can’t wait to go back!

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vipLggg1
New England
13 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful all round! Attentive service! Large portion sizes, more than we expected. Extra gratuit vegetables. Quiet and clean! Superb wine! Will go again!

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JenniferW
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and courteous staff. Great wine list. Would definitely recommend this place for date night!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, great service and they abided by the covid restrictions. I cannot wait to come back! Cozy, romantic atmosphere, and the staff were all so friendly. Right outside Holland Tunnel.

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience!

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vipBuddy
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good French cuisine from South of France.
Amazing Cassoulet.
Highly recommended for a nice dinner.

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vipNannette
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My boyfriend and I came here to celebrate an achievement and we loved everything about the night here. The ambiance was beautiful. The food was delicious, beautifully seasoned as well. And we loved that our entrees came with a variety of vegetables to share. I tend to be picky with food and find that many restaurants use too much salt but this restaurant was perfect. The wine was delicious as well. Our server was wonderful. Everything was great. And we didn’t feel stuffed afterwards which was wonderful.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a small birthday dinner, food was awesome. Classic French foods, great neighborhood French restaurant. We got the escargot, mussels, beet salad, Rossini, and lamb. Will come back!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything are great.. Love foie gras. Will come back

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Originally we had reservations at another location but they overbooked the restaurant so we decided to come here overall great experience the only addition I would say would be the waiter has to be careful how he comes off because he did not really come off as knowledgeable but overall the service was great.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience1

food was good. desserts were disappointing, and we tried 3 different ones

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always have a great time here. We got the goat cheese tart and escargot for appetizers, I got the hearty duck stew and my wife got the filet mignon with foie gras. Food was exceptional and service stellar. Great wine list.

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Nora
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely great. I like the food and the description on the menu

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La Sirene is rated 4.7 stars by 1719 OpenTable diners.

La Sirene does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://squareup.com/gift/T95TF7G9YP8KX/order.

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.