Le Colonial NYC

4.2
2125 Reviews
$31 to $50
Vietnamese

About

Le Colonial NYC is a truly delightful culinary experience. Like stepping into French Colonial Southeast Asia, this two-story restaurant, designed by Greg Jordan, consists of a main dining room with louvered wall panels, colorful tile floors, and vintage photos of Vietnam. Upstairs is an elegant, but lively, lounge serving a full dinner or just appetizers and cocktails. The lounge serves as an ideal setting for private parties and business dinners. Le Colonial NYC serves an authentic Vietnamese menu with an emphasis on fresh seafood, meats, and vegetables. .For a groups of 5 or more, Le Colonial reserves the right to charge $25 per cover for no show reservations.
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4.2based on all time ratings
4.2
food
4.1
service
4.2
ambience
3.9
value
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipKarenH
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall1food2service3ambience3

It was their final night of business. They closed forever. It was sad. They were low on food had only a few menu items. Wish I had known before reserving the table. It was always one of my favorite restaurants. Sad to see it go

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Birthday, ambience was a but too quiet for what I was looking for but the food blew me away. Amazing setup

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ALBAB
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Chic and beautiful , best French Vietnamese in the city.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience2

La comida no fue mala pero nada para repetir. El lugar muy vacío y el ambiente muy de restaurante convencional.

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JoyeD
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We were very happy with the service and attentive staff.

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vipMonaB
New York Area
71 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2019
Overall3food2service3ambience1

Very disappointed. The air conditioner was blasting although it was 25 degrees outside. We asked twice to adjust the temperature. Nothing was done. The Viennese Coffee was cold and terrible. Not my usual experience at this long lived establishment

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DCFood
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2019
Overall2food3service2ambience2

Boring and very touristy

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vipLill
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience2

This once shining star is now dim. Poor service, long wait for mediocre food, including fatty duck and no sign of management.

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vipangelica
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

I went solo as my husband was at a business meeting downtown.
Can’t wait bring him back for a date night!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall4food4service2ambience5

Food is consistently good here. Service is lacking .

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AnnR
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent location for a business lunch, lots of space between tables and quiet to have a meaningful discussion.

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Evel
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall2food2service1ambience3

I have been dining at this restaurant for quite some years. This past time, my husband and I were totally disappointed. The service was lousy and the server made too many mistakes - eg. bring us wine that was not ordered instead of champagne which we did request, we had to ask for everything, like a fresh cup with the tea, a knife for the fish, etc. Even the hostess who sat us was argumentative and when I asked to attribute the mistake to a misunderstanding - she just kept on trying to prove that she was correct. The menu was not at all what we expected and had few vegetarian choices and the fish(the red snapper was tasteless and dry)
All in all, very poor and we will think twice before reserving again.

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vipDavidC
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was impeccable, the food was delicious (as always), and the ambiance delightful. A favorite pllace for birthdays and other celebrations.

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vipRockyroad
New York Area
193 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

There is a reason it has been in business over 25 years. A real neighborhood gem 😉

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

De visita en NYC quise explorar este lugar que tiene buenas recomendaciones. Está muy bonito, es discretamente elegante y la comida deliciosa

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vipAviM
Richmond
6 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience2

The one in CHICAGO is unbelievable this one felt like a JV version

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nanabyte
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We've been bringing out of town friends here for the past 10 years, and never been disappointed. The food is excellent, and they even have Chambord for dessert (if you ask for it).

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vipaboutthetown
Denver
89 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This such a pretty restaurant. Le Colonial was recommended to us as a place to dine while staying at the Lombardy Hotel. It is located literally around the corner. The service was flawless. The food was exquisite. We enjoyed the fried rice, the garlic noodles, and the sea bass in banana leaf. As well, the sampler appetizer course was generous and a delightful way to sample many of the menu items. Although quite full and satiated, we shared the green tea crepe. Again, the perfect ending to our experience - a many-layered cake, not too sweet, and presented beautifully. We enjoyed everything!

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UpperEastSideGirl
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have been coming here since the 80's and still love it! The food and service are as good as ever and it is a New York fixture.

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vipNYDiner
New York Area
287 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had the prix fix lunch and thoroughly enjoyed it. I chose the caramelized chicken as my main course and highly recommend it.

The staff were helpful and efficient.

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MD61
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We enjoyed very good food and excellent service at Le Colonial. The restaurant is elegant and quiet giving it an old-world, upscale feel. The service was exceptionally good and attentive without being intrusive, servers remembering that one of our party wanted his espresso with his dessert and the other after dessert and bringing them accordingly. We were impressed that they asked when to bring them, and then didn't forget. The food was tasty and well prepared. The restaurant prices are appropriate for the quality of the food and the experience.

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vipSandyM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Beautiful restaurant with excellent service. Our party tried many of the dishes and we all loved each one. Servers are attentive without hovering. We also LOVED that we weren’t sitting right on top of our fellow diners as we had at every other restaurant we’d been to during our week in the city. Would highly recommend this unique restaurant

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KathleenG
New Orleans
9 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience2

Very attentive service, great food suggestions, go on work expense account because budget $100 each

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vipReggie
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

We went to Le Colonial for lunch. Two of my lunch companions chose the $26 2 course pre-fixe while I had 2 small plates. The pre-fixe selections were decent and entrees nicely flavored. We oredered the shrimp salad roll and lotus root salad for appetizers which were excellent. One of my companions had the garlic noodles, the other the chicken while I had the turmeric monkfish.

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viponth3pond
New York Area
36 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We love this restaurant! My husband found it to host my surprise party last year and since then it’s our favorite place for a guaranteed delicious meal with excellent service and perfect ambiance!

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vipFayI
Austin
2 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall1food1service4ambience3

The food used to be very good but now extremely disappointing.
Very uninteresting. Will not go back

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vipRUTHR
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely surroundings and great food--highly recommended

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Hollycolorado
Denver
8 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful location, delicious food. Would recommend if you like Asian in particular Vietnamese food. Excellent service.

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vipLaraH
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2019
Overall5food5service2ambience5

I love this restaurant but the waiters were overzealous and intrusive- badgering us to order second glasses of wine before we’d finished our first, trying to remove plates when we were still eating. It was quite extreme and very disruptive to the meal.

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SharronN
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food Great - Service Great - what more can you ask for ! Go you will not be disappointed.

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LocalDinner
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always had great experiences at The Colonial NYC. Food is absolutely according with our expectations. Service was very nice.

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vipNYFinn
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall4food2service4ambience4

I was disappointed in the food as main courses. It was bland and nothing outstanding. I continue to recommend it for cocktails and appetizers. the Service is very good and the staff is very attentive. the atmosphere is right on.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience2

Far from beeing an unforgtable Vietnamese meal experience. Overpriced for the quality/work done in the plates that are served.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect!!

Perfect!!

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AlexanderG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had the Prix Fixe with pho and salmon, and it was one of the best meals I've ever had. The decor was also interesting, plenty of plants and pictures on the wall to set a french-colonial-vietnmese mood. Highly recommend

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vipjtour
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great venue food and service

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NYCFoodie
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have been to this restaurant many, many times and it never disappoints! A NYC treasure...

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vipCarolS
Washington DC
40 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Wonderful food and great service.

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viphalfbaked
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

birthday dinner

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vipFromparistonewyork
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really love le Colonial - a place like no other - the food was delicious and the service attentive - great place for a business lunch

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Le Colonial NYC offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 752-0808.

Le Colonial NYC is rated 4.2 stars by 2125 OpenTable diners.

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