Nice Matin

4.5
3065 Reviews
$31 to $50
French
"Nice Matin, named after the largest daily newspaper in the South of France, gives the Upper West Side a splash of Provençal sunshine and a heady introduction to the cuisine of Nice, home of the pissaladière, pan bagnat and, if we are to believe the menu, a whopping big burger topped with comté cheese, smeared with aioli and served with a heap of rosemary-flecked fries. It's the best thing to happen to a hamburger since Daniel Boulud worked foie gras and short ribs into an all-beef patty. The pleasure is all on the plate, and it carries right through to the desserts.", William Grimes - NY Times.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
What 3065 people are saying
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4.5
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4.4
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Carol
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Everything was very good except for the bikers whizzing by and a very disturbed individual who lingered nearby for about 8 minutes or so.

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Betsy
Richmond
7 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Family reunion

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vipsooz
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food4service4ambience4

Understand you need a table in an hour and a half but to be rushed after and hour seemed unreasonable!

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vipNancy5
New York Area
65 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Met a friend for outdoor lunch. Food was delicious and service was terrific.

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WPDunn
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service1ambience4

Food great. Service poor. Insufficient staff.

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JudyG
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food. Not enough staff who had to work extra hard.
Quite noisy but pleasant environment.

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Brad
New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food5service2ambience3

The food was good and came fast enough. Our waitress was efficient but seemed like she was doing us a favour by serving us. The hostess also seemed like more a gatekeeper than a welcoming presence.

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vipPlayaneuron
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great French Bistro. We shared Chikcen ravioli as a first course, a burger as a second (we are small people and find full restaurant courses too much). They nicely divided the large pasta portion into two bowls, and split the perfect rare burger. A nice glass of medoc and a fabulous glass of Sancerre. When you feel like a simple French bistro this is the place. And the bread was great.

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hrhlucky
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always happy to come here. Consistent in all ways. has become a favorite go-to

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AgnesV
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time back since Covid changed our lives and just like before, Nice Matin didn't disappoint us. We were very happy with the quality of food and service. The outdoor spaces are a great addition and the weather was perfect for a dinner outside.

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vipjimd
Los Angeles
52 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had a delicious meal at Nice Matin last evening! I started with a superb tuna
tartar, then had as a main course Halibut, cooked to perfection, for dessert I
had fresh mixed berries. The vastly knowledgable sommelier Wally chose a
half-bottle of Gewürztraminer which came ice cold and which I loved a lot!!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The duck breast was to die for. The crab salad was also amazing.

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Dara
New York Area
54 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a lovely outside space .. Our wait service was terrific. Water was poured immediately. Menus were brought to our table.
We ordered an appetizer of hummus, eggplant salad , and tapenade all which were very fresh and full of flavor. The pita triangles were warm and some cut vegetables arrived as well.
The tuna pan bagnat was mixed with diced vegetables and served on crusty bread. It was accompanied by crisps. I had a freshly made lemonade to go with it.
The other order was a boneless short rib sandwich also-on crusty bread . The meat was so tender . It ,too,was served with crisps.
To round off our lunch , we shared a hazelnut praline bombe with a scoop of milk chocolate ice cream.
I will have to return soon to Nice Matin as there were too many items I want to try.

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AliceP
New York Area
36 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A get-together of friends, some of whom had not seen each other in several years. We felt very safe eating out of doors, and we loved the extra space ( and plexiglass panels) between tables. A bit of street noise - especially trucks - but that could not be helped, as we were eating on the blacktop! Service and food did not disappoint; everything was great, especially the chocolate-hazelnut dessert! Highly recommended.

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vipLouisP
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was really delicious. I had the halibut and gnocchi's and both were delicious. The fish was perfectly cooked and the fish sauce was so delicious. The service was excellent.

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StefanieR
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Friend’s birthday

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PeterT
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I am a big fan of Nice Matin. When I dine there, I feel like I'm on the Côte d'Azur, basking in the Mediterranean sun. The food is fresh and simple, in the best bistro style. A lovely place for relaxed conversation and general joie de vivre.

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vipScottowK
Los Angeles
36 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

great food and exceptional wine list with great values - a rare combo!

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Oldtimer
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Nice Matin has always been good! I always enjoy it.

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NicoleM
New Zealand
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I would go there again but I would order something different as I didn’t care for my Croque Madsme

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Charlesd
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience3

Food was very good, We had Mussels and Salmon for main course. Tuna dish and Goat Cheese tart for appetizer. I would recommend this restaurant.
The service was not there however. We were seated by the bar and I recommend you avoid this area as it is noisy and mediocre service.

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vipnljnln5
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

A very pleasant ambiance. Excellent food. Good service. I’ve had lunch here many times….my first time for dinner. The first of more to come

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jennyP
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice Matin is ALWAYS good - no matter what meal. Our guests where very late (1/2 hr.) and they were so generous in accommodating us.

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MichaelB
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food as always. I have never had anything that disappointed. They have some of the best French fries in town.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Small portions on wine by the glass and main course of fish. Food was tasty and well prepared. Wait staff attentive.

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vipBonnieB
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this restaurant better than before the pandemic

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BartonF
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely spot from which to enjoy a meal or a drink while watching the people go by on Amsterdam Avenue

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vipAndre
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was delicious. Have to try the fried artichoke.
Good ambiance in the indoor outdoor seating area. Our server was very accommodating. Would recommend for any occasion.

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Matty
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great neighborhood spot, well executed food and a welcoming vibe

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patricia27
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good service & food. Staff friendly & very accommodating.

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LaurieE
Las Vegas
6 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Wonderful! Try the artichokes and hummus appetizer.

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vipjimd
Los Angeles
53 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had a starter of steak tartar, which I only eat a restaurants that I know and trust like
Nice Matin, and it was mouth-watering! My main course was moules marinieres with
frites which were heavenly, I finished my meal with fresh berries. The wonderful
sommelier Wally brought me two delicious glasses of red wine, a Medoc and a wine from
South America (I trust Wally so much that I let him pick my wine!) Not to mention impeccable service! All in all another delicious meal at my favorite NYC restaurant!

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vipEditrix
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great neighborhood go-spot for any occasion. Delicious steak and tuna tartare. Nice wine. Lots of space. Staff super.

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jason
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall3food2service1ambience3

The food isn't bad but I expected better.. The service was very slow in taking orders. The kitchen was quick once the waiter did his job

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Maureen
Los Angeles
12 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

love this place

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vipNYCtoLAtoNYC
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Loved the Croque Madame

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MicheleC
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My family and I had a delicious lunch at Nice Matin yesterday. The hostess, Juliaisie, provided us with a lovely outdoor shaded table, as we had requested. Our server was very attentive throughout and we spent time talking after our meal without feeling rushed to leave. I have been a long time patron of Nice Matin and am never disappointed.

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vipNYContheroad
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Nice Matin is our go-to place for good food, good service and fun people-watching. Their versions of classic French dishes are wonderful and there are always a few new and interesting options.

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Frank
New York Area
54 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, service and ambience. Perfect outside dining on a beautiful night.

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OpenTable Diner
3 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had the most delightful waitress who let us have a leisurely
Brunch. She was attentive but realized we were not in a hurry
and allowed us to talk and enjoy the meal and beautiful day.
The food was very good. Only criticism is needing to purchase
bread.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Nice Matin using the Order Online button. Nice Matin also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 873-6423.

Nice Matin is rated 4.5 stars by 3065 OpenTable diners.

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.