La Sirene UWS

4.7
577 Reviews
$31 to $50
French
Welcome to La Sirène UWS! Our new beautiful location is open at the corner of Amsterdam Avenue and 80th Street.
Since May 2007, La Sirène remains an authentic French bistro that is a great place for a date or a nice family dinner. The restaurant style is French Semi Gastronomy, or "casual fine dining".
We are now open for Lunch and Dinner, and for Brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30am to 3:30pm.
Please note: our Dinner Menu is not available during Brunch hours, except for Desserts.
We now accept Cash, major Cryptocurrencies and major CCs as payment.

Support La Sirene UWS during COVID-19

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
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
What 577 people are saying
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JesalShah1976
New York Area
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience2

Very good. Quite authentically French in my opinion (their jambon blanc, leek soup, and French onion soup were all characteristic) but they do have some random all-American dishes too

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food!!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New Mexico
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing dinner, delicious food. Will definitely go back.

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vipNYMike
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent UWS French bistro with interesting takes on French fare. Both limited inside and outside dining.

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vipFcojavier7474
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

It was great. The food was perfect and the service to.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was absolutely amazing. Loved every second

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere and wonderful food. Really enjoyable.

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vipKenS
New York Area
148 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I met a new colleague for lunch at La Sirene last Tuesday. Everything was perfect. The food was great, the service was perfect. The skies were blue and it was about 50 degrees. We had a wonderful lunch, a great conversation, and a lovely afternoon. The price was reasonable and I left about a 25% tip out of gratitude.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service were outstanding, as always. All dishes were perfectly prepared and paired well with the house wines. We can’t wait for our next visit!

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PZhu
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience1

Service really bad.
Heater not running inside the restaurant (indoor dining) my feet were frozen
The server seems very impatient answering your questions
Food are really tiny size
Not recommend at all. I won’t go there next time.

La Sirene UWS
Responded on February 18, 2021

Dear PZhu, We are sorry that we didn't live up to your expectations. Valentine's Day dinner service is always hectic, especially this year as indoor dining resumed on the same weekend. However, rest assured that we take feedback very seriously and thrive to provide an ever better guest experience. Sincerely, Benjamin

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BonnieP
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Truly the best dining experience on the UWS - the service is friendly, the ambiance cozy, and the food is absolutely sublime. The outdoor seating feels warm and safe (no frozen fingers or strangers sitting on top of you!).

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Escargot and the filet mignon were insanely good. We sat inside and it felt very safe and spread out. Great Valentine’s Day date. Would 100% go back.

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sdouble0
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The staff was very friendly and accommodating. The food was tasty and the bottle of house wine was both affordable and went well with our meal.

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vipBretteP
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent as was the service on a very cold night!

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vipToobiz
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic host, very attentive staff, great quality food, safe outdoor setup. Loved it.

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Bertio
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

The menu was outstanding and the quality of the food we thought was exceptional. The derivatives of some classic dishes were interesting and delightful. Unfortunately due to COVID dining was outside with heaters but it turned out to be very comfortable.

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KimF
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

The ravioli was soooo good. I enjoyed the mussels as well. They were so delicious the first time I had to return for more. The butter was cold and hard so I couldn't enjoy it on my bread. I will go back again and again, each time trying something different.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

During COVID, this has been a great venue with outdoor dining. Food is great, prices reasonable and service outstanding.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great well ventilated heated outdoor seating and delicious brunch!

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vipJessicaR
Los Angeles
25 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a lovely dinner with the staff of La Sirene UWS. They even accommodated my request for seared foie gras with my filet

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vipChristopherF
19 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

La sirene is always delicious! Great covid precautions (staff wore masks and gloves throughout, individual spaces for dining with great heaters. Food is fantastic

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food & atmosphere. I had 3 appetizers: raviolis which were amazing, foie gras & escargots. All was very nice!

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LeighC
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

La Sirene UWS has the best outdoor dining experience. They are super nice and accommodating, even bringing you a blanket if you request. The food is delicious.

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SheilaD
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience5

Didn’t love the wine glasses or the flowers as garnish

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 22, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Good outdoor setup with heat lamps. We enjoyed our wine-cotes de Rhone, burgers and delicious frites and potato leek soup. Very enjoyable lunch and appreciate 30% discount on wine by the glass for lunch.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always have an outstanding meal at La Sirene!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great job with outdoor seating, heat lamps at each table & fantastic service. Server was friendly & attentive.

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vipbdaygirl
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Good good, ok for covid, service very slow with few there. Excellent French food.

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vipamandaH
New York Area
32 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Considering the temperature was 32 degrees, we were pretty warm.
They do a good job with outdoor dining in a pandemic!

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vipPBluv2dine
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent, and the outdoor dining was great. We were in a single tent, open on the front, with a heat lamp overhead. Service was attentive. A great neighborhood spot.

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justin
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

La Sirene is one of my and my wife's favorite restaurants in NYC. They have the best escargot we've ever eaten by far.
We had only ever been to their Varick st location until the other day when we went to the UWS location for my birthday. Just as superb as their downtown spot, and their outdoor seating was cozy and warm.
Can't say enough great things about this restaurant. They even let you BYO (limit one) bottle of wine, and I don't think in the past they had been charging a 'corking' fee. (don't quote me on this but it's how I remember it).
Please Please Please support this amazing restaurant!

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vipDeniseR
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One my my favorite UWS restaurants. The food and service are superb

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AGordon
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

La Sirene had little tents outside with heat lamps. We had a delicious lunch, with great service. I will certainly return many times to this excellent restaurant.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2020
Overall1food3service1ambience1

Booked a table inside, got there and sat down before being told we had to go outside. Manager didn’t give us an option to leave and reassured us it was warm under the heaters, which it wasn’t . Food was fine but experience ruined it.

La Sirene UWS
Responded on December 9, 2020

Dear patron, We are very sorry that you had to dine outside as the weather was not ideal. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee indoor seating as we fill out very quickly due to the 25% capacity rule mandated by NYS/NYC. That's why we have invested heavily into making outdoor dining as enjoyable as possible, with the use of canopies and heaters, however on certain days the weather is such that it is not sufficient. We hope that you understand. Respectfully, Benjamin La Sirene

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DefiniteGem
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a great neighbourhood place. Great for date night or just a wonderful meal. The service is great, the food is delicious and priced accordingly. The bar pours were generous.

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vipsarei
New York Area
39 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always yummy! The popovers just out of the oven with strawberry butter are delicious. The staff are nice. It’s like being with a French family!

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TraceyG
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Thank you so much to the wonderful staff! They made us feel safe and delivered a top notch experience

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ShakespeareMike
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

You can't go wrong at La Sirene when you want (need) some good French food! It's just wonderful! I highly recommend it!!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect! Food is always excellent!

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vipNYMike
New York Area
32 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

La Sirène's outdoor pavilion's well set up including electric heaters, social distancing and soft jazz played through small speakers placed around its top. Food and service were exemplary.

FAQs

La Sirene UWS offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (917) 261-5279.

La Sirene UWS is rated 4.7 stars by 577 OpenTable diners.

La Sirene UWS 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.