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Left Bank NYC

4.6
583 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
Perfect For:
  • Cozy
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Left Bank is at its core a New York bistro, inspired by Greenwich Village itself, and influenced by European sensibilities. From our landmarked building in Manhattan's historic district, large bay windows on both sides reflect our open-book, unpretentious style of cooking and service. Our food is inspired by our local farmers, recipes of days gone by, and the relationships we have with our guests. Left Bank continues to evolve with an entrepreneurial spirit and a sincere desire to serve simple, wholesome, delicious food and drink to New Yorkers and passersby. We are now open for brunch on Saturdays and Sundays.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, European
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Hours of operation
monday - wednesday: 5pm-10pm
thursday and friday: 5pm -11pm
saturday: 11am - 11pm
sunday: 11am - 10pm
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Phone number
(212) 727-1170
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Laurence Edelman
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Catering
We do both on and off site, full service catering. We have the professional know-how to help make your event all that it can and should be.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Greenwich Street
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Parking details
Street parking plus a public parking garage located right across the street!
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Public transit
1,2 Christopher St./Sheridan Square;
A,C,E,L 14th St;
Christopher St. Path Train
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Special events & promotions
Since our opening in 2011, we have hosted corporate holiday parties, bridal showers, business conferences, wedding receptions, birthday parties and anniversaries to name a few.

Consider our Private Cellar for parties of 20 people or less.

Email micheline@leftbanknewyork.com, or call 212.727.1170 to get the ball rolling.
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Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine

Private Dining

We do both on and off site, full service catering. We have the professional know-how to help make your event all that it can and should be. The restaurant may be rented for a private party. Also, consider our Private Cellar for parties of 20 people or less.

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What 583 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.4
service
4.5
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4.2
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Amazing place. Food was Incredible. Go Sunday pm for timpano!

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

We love this place!! We like the people and the food never disappoints us. We live in the neighborhood and do not hesitate to eat at The Left Bank.

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4.0Dined 4 days ago

This was a charming space and the food and service was good. My friend and were were surprised that when we got there at 11:30, there weren't many people. However, when we left, the restaurant was almost full. Although there were many people, the space was still quite quiet. There was a separate room in which my friend and I sat which was lovely.

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3.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Left Bank is a cozy and chic restaurant. The servers were all very friendly, however, everyone seemed a bit panicked. I'm not sure if it was exceptionally busy or they were just new to the restaurant but everyone was running around like chickens with their heads cut off. The restaurant is definitely loud, so perfect for a big group. However, the food was mediocre and bland. We had three different appetizers (kale salad, beets, and a fennel salad) which were great and so fresh tasting. However, the entrees were very very bland. I had the muscles and my mother had the steak. They both tasted like they had zero seasoning or flavor.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Fabulous food in a quaint setting. Our server gave us great suggestions and we enjoyed every part of our meal. The shaved Brussels sprout salad was a perfect start followed by a wonderfully prepared trout entree. Portions were generous.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Quite lovely of an experience! Second time there and really enjoyed. Got to meet the chef too :)

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

The food was delicious! My husband and I split the steak frites, the pasta bolognese, and the shaved brussel sprout salad to start. When we asked that the steak be cooked a little more toward medium the wait staff happily grabbed the plate, and gave us a complimentary fennel and orange salad while we waited! They returned a new piece of steak, cooked to perfection, instead of the piece we already cut through. The servers were friendly and informative. They were also attentive to my food allergies.

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4.0Dined on March 31, 2018

When we arrived we would like to be seated. The staff was very kind and attentive. We ordered appetizers and entrées from the farm to table menu. Unfortunately the food was rather bland, and was not what I had expected or the rest of my party. Overall the restaurant has potential, But the food needs improvement.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

The food, service and feel of Left Bank is amazing. I can't wait to go back with more friends.

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3.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Good food, but extremely loud and slow service.

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Nice. All staff go out of their way to make their guests comfortable. Wouldn't hesitate to eat here again.

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

The bartender, Lauren, took great care of us and made us feel at home!

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

A really lovely dinner for a date! Delicious from appetizer to dessert!

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

This place is outstanding. Great service better food

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3.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Good, but not great basically sums it up. (Which sums up a lot of restaurants in the W. Village) My date and I had the brussel sprout salad, two pasta entrees, a couple of cocktails, and the flourless chocolate cake. As mentioned in the beginning, our cocktails were good. The pasta was good. The salad was good. The cake, mediocre. For the price we paid, it should've been better. Not sure about dinner here again, but would go back to the bar for a drink. Seemed quite cozy and lively.

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2.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Food - SO average and uninteresting. This could be any mediocre restaurant in NYC

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5.0Dined on February 13, 2018

Always enjoy coming here, excellent drinks, from classic cocktails to their own mixes, very friendly and knowledgable staff, and the food is just plain excellent.

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5.0Dined on February 9, 2018

Pasta was phenomenal! Ambiance was great

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4.0Dined on February 9, 2018

Pleasantly surprised. Pass by restaurant several times when walking dog, etc. Made a reservation for Restaurant Week. Very good. Great staff. Definitely go back again.

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5.0Dined on February 8, 2018

Justin was our server and he was a gem. Patient and funny. Kind and generous. Even after the restaurant had cleared out, all patrons had left, and almost every table's chairs had been flipped over, Justin still offered to get us some dessert and coffee. Thank you sir. You made this nervous first-date an easy one!

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5.0Dined on February 7, 2018

All servers in NYC should be like the ones there, genuinely friendly, helpful and knowledgeable.
Food is outstanding, great ambiance.

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5.0Dined on February 7, 2018

I'm gluten, dairy and wheat intollerant and our server was so sweet and patient trying to find the right dishes for me and working with the chef to find me alternatives. Our server was so nice and came around the perfect amount throughout our meal.

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3.0Dined on February 3, 2018

The burger was great as was the maître de!
Unfortunately our waitress had attitude and that changes the dining experience :(
The fish had no taste and the coffee was luke warm.
Odd given the prior reviews

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3.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Hostess was lovely and inviting. It is a pretty and cozy spot. However, I thought the food was good but not at all special. Was hoping for more.

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5.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Wonderful neighborhood place in the West Village! Cozy, friendly, and great food. Delicious preparations, very fresh, generous portions. Brussels sprouts salad, crispy seared chicken, gnocchi all exceptional. We’ll be back!

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4.0Dined on February 2, 2018

First time dining at Left Bank and went during Restaurant Week. Sooo many great items to choose from—luckily when you dine with friends you can try a wider variety. I thought my soup was under seasoned, but the pasta dishes were phenomenal (cacio e pepe and pesto gnocchi). Very generous portions! We enjoyed all the desserts as well, though my fav was the mousse. Service was spot on and our waitress made great cocktail recommendations. I’ll definitely be back.

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5.0Dined on January 31, 2018

Very delicious food and intimate date night spot.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

The food, consistentlyy excellent, gets more and more imaginative with time.

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5.0Dined on January 14, 2018

Great Sunday evening “happy hour” dinner. Everyone at Left Bank made it an exceptional evening.

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4.0Dined on January 14, 2018

Had brunch, food was great, service was warm, we had our child and they were extremely accommodating, it wasn’t too crowded, great location. Very nice time.

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5.0Dined on January 9, 2018

A great W. Village place to eat, drink, talk and hangout. Music playlist tends to jazz, and jazz like, played at background level and never intrusive.

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5.0Dined on January 6, 2018

Excellent as usual. Menu always something different

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5.0Dined on January 4, 2018

Came during the snow storm and everything was amazing! Service, food, & staff A+

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4.0Dined on December 28, 2017

Good dinner, pleasant service, nice menu, good wine list. Would go back

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5.0Dined on December 27, 2017

Muy buena atención, camarero excelente, sabía vender muy bien todos los platos. La comida es espectacular, la mejor pasta que comi. No es barato pero lo vale!

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5.0Dined on December 26, 2017

Everything from the decor to the lighting to the music to the food to the service was fantastic. The waitress could not have been classier - both warm and knowledgeable (even about the wines). Dishes we had included parsnip and apple soup, oysters, the chicken, and the brook trout. (I had the trout, which was extremely juicy and flavorful). And the portions were huge and the prices quite reasonable. In sum, I think this is my new favorite restaurant. Can't wait to go back!

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5.0Dined on December 24, 2017

Excellent food and cocktail selection. Good service, very solid, we have been there several times and will continue to go back.

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3.0Dined on December 8, 2017

The food was great but very small portions. We were also initially placed in a very uncomfortable table where my sit was positioned in a busy hallway. Our server was very nice and allowed us to move.

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5.0Dined on December 7, 2017

AMAZING!!!!!!!

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5.0Dined on November 26, 2017

Absolutely a wonderful evening. Our server was top drawer and the food was delicious. What a wonderful Sunday evening dinner.

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