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Le Coucou

4.8
4.8
3403 Reviews
$50 and over
French
After taking the Parisian dining scene by storm, acclaimed chef Daniel Rose brings home the James Beard "Best New Restaurant" award for his very first stateside restaurant. Located in SoHo, the space is a gracious modern nod to fine European gastronomy, with crisp linens, fliberking candles, and whitewashed brick. Updating classical French cuisine with charm and verve, Rose shrinks the intercontinental divide separating the City of Light and the Big Apple, proving that the true essence of fine French dining can thrive in any time zone.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    French

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Daily 11:30 am–2:00 pm Dinner Daily 5:00 pm–10:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (212) 271-4252

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Daniel Rose

What 3,403 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Manhattan

    French

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  1. ME

    MrEdC

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    amazing food as always. can’t wait to go back
  2. G

    Goodfoodpreferred

    Los Angeles

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic from beginning to end. All four of us were blown away by our meals!
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Incredible.
  4. JB

    JoanB

    New England

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Le CouCou is a wonderful experience, great food, excellent service and a pretty room, everything was perfect
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Definitely an amazing French restaurant; place is beautiful, service is top, and food is incredible. A place for special occasions or business since it is very pricey.
  6. T

    Tutu

    New York Area

    14 reviews

    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food is fantastic. The best Quenelle in NYC.
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great restaurant with outstanding food and service.
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Mexico City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food4service3ambience4
    Great food. We love to be seated close to the kitchen! But service was not up to our expectations. When it was time to up-sell wine/more food etc it was on point but table maintenance and checking on us was rare and confusing who was our server.
  9. l

    luvgreatfood

    New York Area

    37 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    37 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We were on our honeymoon and loved the entire experience. From the setting to the greeting to the care of the staff led a very kind captain, we loved it. The food was amazing and the variety was extraordinary.
  10. R

    Rhsa

    New York Area

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is an outstanding place. I strongly suggest goin a few mins early and get a cocktail at the bar, they are excellent. We tried the 5 course tasting menu, I strongly recommend it. Last but not least, The service that is superb.
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Reservations were actually from somewhere else but was notified the AC was not working so we canceled and reserved here (last minute) instead, and I’m happy we did! The second we walked in we were warmly greeted, our table was still being set so we ordered drinks at the bar and were escorted to our table in less than 10 minutes. Outstanding service, drinks, and food. Never once had to ask for a refill on wine. The seating was accommodated, the room temp was comfortable. Lobster, sweetbreads, foie gras all dishes were impeccably presented and the portions were just prefect so there was no waste. This establishment lives up to its hype and we will absolutely return. 10/10 absolutely recommend!!
  12. J

    Jonathan

    Mexico City

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The restaurant is magnificent, the food is exquisite. The decoration, the atmosphere, the lights, the education of the waiters transported me to France. I am in love with this place.
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Anniversary
  14. C

    Cookie

    San Diego

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fine dining without feeling stuffy/stale. Food incredible, lovely service. Order the sweetbreads. And the duck.
  15. f

    foodart

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was elegantly prepared and presented, and delicious!
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was elegant and perfect. Can’t wait to come back.
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very lovely evening! Great tasting menu experience.
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Family visit
  19. C

    Christine

    San Francisco

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food, ambiance, service outstanding. Knowledge of the menu was phenomenal. Detailed explanations, suggested pairings, etc. Perfect evening.
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Beautiful experience for My Birthday. We did the tasting menu with wine pairings. Everything was delicious and the service was high class fine dining. Thank you!
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Phenomenal - just everything! Can’t recommend it more
  22. DM

    DrewM

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I’ve eaten a lot of places but their Coucou is actually the best meal I have had.
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience5
    Everything was fabulous except for the veal dish.
  24. k

    kennethh

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent and knowledgeable service. Delicious food. Stunning interior.
  25. AM

    AaronM

    New York Area

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on June 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    great food I took the tasting menu which was really diversified and great
  26. DR

    DenisR

    Orange County

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Outstanding restaurant. Worth every penny. The food is exceptional. Service and ambience are superb.
  27. S

    Sue201

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 22, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Great service! The staff was accommodating and helpful!
  28. CG

    CatalinaG

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had excellent service and wonderful food at a reasonable price for the quality. 10/10 would return!
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Austin

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on June 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Loved the ambience 🫦 the food was great! But the highlight was the strawberry shortcake 🫠
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 21, 2022

    overall2food3service5ambience5
    Is our second time in Le Coucou, we like it but now Three of four of us are intoxicated, and we don’t know what was it.
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food, wine and service were excellent!
  32. BK

    BrunoK

    Mexico City

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on June 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Calidad de comida muy buen y gran servicio. Si regresaremos!
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 20, 2022

    overall1food1service4ambience1
    Way to expensive…. The products are not that rare and the recipes no that complicate ! They’re using the “French” cuisine as an excuse but it’s not something special !
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    31 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on June 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Exquisite food service and atmosphere as always!!
  35. GL

    GuyL

    Exclusive

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and service. Best Dover sole ever!
  36. DO

    DavidO

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our seafood dishes, pike dumpling (actually poached pike) with lobster sauce, black sea bass in a broth, and the chef’s version of Dover sole were all superb. The baba au rhum dessert came with two bottles of rum to soak to taste, a grand touch! One of our best meals in NY.
  37. N

    Nathaniel

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Deeply delicious food, kind and attentive service, and a lovely atmosphere. We had a fantastic time!
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Richmond

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was outstanding, food, cocktails, wine. Service was impeccable. It was our first time there and we opted for a tasting menu, to enjoy variety of flavors. Overall, it was an excellent dining experience. Expensive - yes, but worth it.
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Outstanding French quisine!
  40. r

    rezaa

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall2food2service4ambience5
    The food was over priced and poorly prepared. Mediocre flavors with sky high prices.

FAQs

Le Coucou is rated 4.8 stars by 3403 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Google Map for Le Coucou

138 Lafayette st. New York, NY 10013

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Between Howard & Canal

  • Neighborhood

    SoHo

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Daily 11:30 am–2:00 pm Dinner Daily 5:00 pm–10:30 pm

  • Cuisines

    French

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    None

  • Public transit

    6, R, J, Z to Canal Street

  • Executive chef

    Daniel Rose

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