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Le Rivage

4.6
5639 Reviews
$31 to $50
French
Le Rivage offers you a cozy, romantic French country atmosphere where traditional French cuisine is expertly prepared for your pleasure. Fresh flowers embellish each table. Prices are delightfully affordable with incredibly rewarding selections; a true bargain in the heart of the theatre district.
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Experiences

  • Jazz Nights at Le Rivage

    Multiple dates available

    Join us for dinner or after dinner drinks. Tuesdays-Wednesdays 6:30pm-9:30pm: Live music from singer-pianist Barrett Taylor. Thursdays-7pm-10pm Duo Singer and Pianist Fridays and Saturdays 8pm-11pm: Live music from the Kyle Colina quartet. Sundays 6:30pm-9:30pm: Pianist
  • $95 - Valentine's Day Prix Fixe at Le Rivage

    Feb 14, 2022 only

    $95 per person - 3 Courses Join us at Le Rivage for a special Valentine's Day Prix Fixe menu. A credit card for all the parties will be required for reservation and a 48 hours cancellation fee.

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  • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
What 5639 people are saying
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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
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amitchct
New England
6 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was so welcoming and the food was delicious. The service was impeccable.

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angelab
Kansas City
26 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Theatre and birthday!!

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LoisS
New York Area
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Pre theater dinner go to spot.
Good food. Good value.

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FabulousFoodie
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hostess was exceptionally nice and welcoming! Everything was delish! Would go back for sure. Perfect for pre theater meal .

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MikeP
Chicago
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal and value, but a bit cramped table for two that felt more like we were sitting with someone else than at our own table. But we had a great meal and they squeezed us in, so I shouldn't complain too much . . . and we learned a bit about the people around us! Would highly recommend!

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vipRkeyes85
Charleston
59 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Had a nice post-theater experience here - great staff! Most of the dishes were good and the prix fix menu option was convenient.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Good pre fix option 65 dollars appetizer , entree and dessert. The food was good, could have been a little hotter , I just didn’t think it was amazing. Tables are also right on top of each other .

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vipHazelC
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food4service4ambience2

We loved the food

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Kathy
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The $60 prix fixe is a great deal with a lot of options.

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vipVIPFOODIE
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always best food and service.

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TungP
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

With evening live music, it is a very good experience overall

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EricR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great pre-show dinner. Excellent prix fixe menu. Great value.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

La comida excelente, un ambiente súper agradable y excelente la atención y recomendaciones por parte de Diego y el chico de Guatemala

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vipBeth
New York Area
94 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant has consistently excellent food and service.

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LynnE
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2022
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Le Rivage is warm, welcoming, with wonderful food. Their pre-theatre prix fixe lunches or dinners are well-priced with a wide selection of menu options. The beautiful art work that line the walls make the dining experience very special.

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SophiaV
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Spectacular food. Cozy and rustic ambiance. Excellent service. New favorite restaurant.

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vipDebL
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent experience for pre theatre dinner. We will definitely return.

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Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2022
Overall3food3service5ambience3

The wait staff was great and very attentive. Would not order the Chicken Cordon Bleu again (overcooked and dry) although the skirt steak, french onion soup, pate, and chocolate mousse were very good. Good value in the theater district.

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JohnT
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another great pre theater dinner! Staff always super attentive as usual. I had the Tuna special which was done perfect medium rare with the mashed potatoes and spinach
My wife had the skirt steaks with fries and she was very pleased . We also split a chocolate mouse and strawberries desert for a great finish
Will be back!

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eddan
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was the first time we had tried Le Rivage for pre-theater dinner and we were extremely pleased. It's extremely convenient to the theater district since it's on 46th Street. We made a 4:45 reservation for a 7pm curtain, arrived early since the traffic was light, had a drink at the bar and a very nice dinner. Had no problem making the curtain; these guys know what they're doing. When we give the 5 stars some of it is relative; is it really the best restaurant at which we have ever dined. No, but for this purpose and this location it's really quite good. Same thing for the value. Is it an outstanding meal for the price. No, but given the location etc. it's really good. Our old pre-theater go-to seems to have closed and we are planning on making this our new regular.

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Marcy
New Mexico
9 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2022
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Enjoyed this cozy place. It was quite empty so the noise level was low.. enjoyed the piano player but wasn't great. Food was good but not exceptional. But reasonably priced.

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PatD
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. The pre-theater prix fixe is a wonderful value in NYC. Highly recommend.

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VVVVVVVVVVVVVVVV
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a pleasure. I can count on Le Rivage for delicious food as well as courteous and capable service.

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vip1DiscriminatingTaster
Chicago
23 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall3food3service3ambience3

We arrived on time for our reservation and our vaccination status was checked and we were seated into a cramped space 3" away for the person next to you on either side. (total strangers, no mask).
We ordered a cocktail and within 3 minutes the server asked for our 3meal prefix dinner.
Before we were done with our cocktail the appetizer arrived and moments later the meal. Rushed is the word, no sense of spacing out the courses. My wine came while I was more than halfway through the meal. A disappointing Anniversary celebration.

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NicoleC
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fantastic meal at Le Rivage! This should definitely be your top choice for pre or post-Theater dinner. Our server was friendly and knowledgeable and the service was quick!

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vipMaria
New York Area
40 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

super endroit pour avant et après le théâtre, des rendez-vous romantiques, des amis se réunissent

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excelente comida y atención

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RuthK
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We arrived early but were greeted and seated with no fuss. Attentive waiter, delicious food. This place is a new (for us) favourite.

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Sandy
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2022
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We dined outdoors on a Thursday night before going to a Broadway show. The shed has good overhead heaters. Heavy curtains cover the shed's entrance, which is good for keeping out the cold, but also limits airflow. Fortunately, only one other of the 10 or so out-door tables was occupied. Service was attentive and friendly. Food was excellent, though a little pricey. We enjoyed the Boeuf Bourguignon and the grilled trout for main courses, and, for appetizer, the mushroom crepe.

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BobbyB
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is special, the prix fixe 3 course dinner is a bargain, the service is friendly and efficient, the bartender is good and a nice guy, the ambience is lovely despite the really bad paintings of French scenes, so I highy recommend Le Rivage.

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vipBonnieL
Washington DC
27 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food, gracious staff, attentive service without being pesky.
Great value.

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RazzleDazzle
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a pleasure. Cozy,European atmosphere with excellent service, a varied menu and delicious food. We'll be back

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Coq au vin was absolutely delicious

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vipDuff
Washington DC
35 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2022
Overall3food3service4ambience5

The restaurant is in the Broadway theater district. The menu is authentically French and the cooking competent, albeit not memorable. Service was friendly and the ambience is very charming.

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FredA
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our evening at Le Rivage (New Year's night) was outstanding. From our greeting at the door to the excellent food and service (courtesy of Amaury) it made for a memorable birthday celebration for me. The food - what I'd say is French comfort food - was delicious. My husband said his beet salad, chicken cordon bleu and apple tart were among the best he's ever had. Likewise, my coq au vin was delicious and my creme brûlée came with a birthday candle in it.

The atmosphere is cozy and relaxed and as I said, Amaury provided excellent service - he was attentive and personable, with a great sense of humor.

Great value for the money, I'd say, and we will definitely be back.

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vipWestCoastFoodie
San Diego
64 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food great ambience and stellar, super accommodating staff.

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ADRIANA
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Coat check, Must have proof of vaccination. Got to reservation early and still sat us right away. Only mishap was we received after entrée but honest mistake because someone had taken our bread/app plates so they assumed someone had brought appetizer. I got the steak frites and my hubby got the La coq a vin chicken plate. Steak frites were amazing, the steak was tender with a great sauce and frites were crispy. His chicken plate was a bit dry but overall he said good. Once apps did arrive we had the beet salad, super amazing and then the seafood crepe, IT WAS OUTSTANDING ! We were actually happy our apps came second and because the crepe was AMAZING - its a must try.

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catherineN
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good French food in a nice French style and well decorated restaurant. Live Jazz music to add to the good ambience, adapted for a dinner with friends or for a romantic one.

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YosefC
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Nice place for small group and excellent food quality

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AlH1
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great dinner before the show. Very friendly staff. Our second time to this place.

FAQs

Le Rivage does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Le Rivage also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 765-7374.

Le Rivage is rated 4.6 stars by 5639 OpenTable diners.

Le Rivage does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.lerivagenyc.com/gift.

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.

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