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Nougatine at Jean Georges

4.6
5789 reviews
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$31 to $50
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French
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  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Great for Lunch
Nougatine is the more casual sister of Jean-Georges, with a very lively bar scene at night. The restaurant attracts a mix of celebrities, socialites, and movers and shakers in the business world. Adjacent to the formal Jean-Georges dining room, Nougatine serves the signature and seasonal dishes of Chef Jean-Georges for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, 365 days a year. The menu is more casual than that offered at Jean-Georges but still market driven, utilizing only the freshest and finest ingredients. In addition to providing gorgeous views of Central Park, the newly renovated dining room by Thomas Juul-Hansen features a bustling, immaculate open kitchen. Tones of brown and cream mingle to create an elegant space that is soothing by day and exciting by night. Nougatine offers a prix-fixe lunch menu Monday through Saturday from noon to 3 p.m.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
French
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Hours of operation
BREAKFAST: Monday - Friday 7am - 11am, Saturday and Sunday 8am - 11am
SUNDAY BRUNCH: 11:45pm - 3pm
LUNCH: Monday - Saturday 11:45pm - 3pm
DINNER: Monday - Thursday 5:30pm - 11pm, Friday,Saturday & Sunday 5:00pm - 11pm
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Phone number
(212) 299-3900
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Jean-Georges Vongerichten
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Private party facilities
Nougatine can accommodate parties of up to 40 guests in the Boardroom Suite, located on the third floor of the Trump International.
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Private party contact
Farah Abad: (212) 358-0688 ext. 13
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
60th St. and 61st Streets
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Public transit
A C, B, D, or 1 line to 59th Street Columbus Circle.
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Special events & promotions
Special Events Contact: Farah Abad (212) 358-0688 ext.28 or email fabad@jean-georges.com
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Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Nougatine at Jean-Georges will be offering an a la carte menu along with a Mother's Day tasting menu for $118/per person. All reservations require a reservation guarantee form to be completed. Please provide your email address when booking the reservation.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

What 5789 People Are Saying
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4.0Dined 7 hours ago

Made a reservation and indicated for a birthday , then when I arrived I made sure to tell the 3 hostesses it was my wife’s birthday , still waiter dropped the bill, no candle and waiter had no clue , after we paid I brought it to his attention , he blamed the hostess , hostess blamed the waiter , both suck.

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4.0Dined 3 days ago

food always excellent but service has steadily declined the last five years.

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

Preparation and presentation are consistently first class. Soup was delicious. The disappointment arose from the prosciutto-wrapped pork chop - it was TOTALLY devoid of ANY flavor. I really like pork (and know how to fix it flavorfully). Did they use a "flavor extractor"??

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4.0Dined on April 18, 2018

Nice spot for lunch. Pricey. What else is new? Good burger. Excellent shrimp salad and foie gras.

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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

Delightfully delicious.

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3.0Dined on April 16, 2018

Our server was basically MIA. The meal was delicious, but an inattentive server really takes away from the experience.
Typically, a good server checks with you to see how each course is-- not when the plate is finished, but as you begin the course. Ours never checked back with us, until the plates were being removed. Should you have to ask for more bread at a meal?

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

One of the best prix fixe meals in NYC. Quality and Creativity at a Fair Price.

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

This is an exciting restaurant to be part of. Good vibe, good food, good service and great view if you are lucky enough to be seated by the windows.! (Ask for those seats.). I thought the appetizer and the dessert were the best parts of the meal.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Enjoyed a leisurely Saturday morning breakfast. With sunlight streaming in through the windows, the service was flawless and the food plentiful, beautifully presented, and delicious.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

We had a great table near the window. Thanks for accommodating us.

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3.0Dined on April 13, 2018

My husband and I both agreed that Nougatine's salmon was the best we have EVER tasted. However, the vinegar type sauce on the mashed potatoes was horrible. We asked the waiter to bring us sides of unadulterated mashed potatoes which were delicious. Re-think that topping on the potatoes; there must be a thousand other options.

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4.0Dined on April 13, 2018

The service was excellent. The food was very good but not transcendent. The tartare and the salmon were good. The tartare was really excellent. Our server was extremely personable and lovely and excellent. Our wine was kept cold and kept coming. It was fine. Overall, a good meal.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Everything was excellent. Menu choices for a price fixed lunch were extensive and all were excellent.

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4.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Very nice space with some tables having amazing views of Central Park. Great open kitchen and very attentive service. Excellent prix fixe menu. Only drawback is that it's in Trump International.

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3.0Dined on April 11, 2018

This restaurant was recommended by friends, the setting, welcome and atmosphere were all great. The menu was very limited for vegetarians and as a result we didn’t have a choice of dish. There wasn’t really an attempt to make alterations so that we could eat something else. We were disappointed.

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2.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Wrong entree delivered. Sporadic service. Glasses for our wine delivered but finally had to ask where our wine was. Overall not a pleasant experience .

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2.0Dined on April 7, 2018

We have been dining at Nougatine since its inception and have always looked forward to our next visit. Times have changed as the restaurant has obviously tired out. The amuse bouche--two wilted leaves of endive with some radishes sticking out of a teeny-tiny bowl--went uneaten and sat on our table throughout the meal. Bread and butter served after our appetizer. Noisy crowd who sit on their coats rather than check them and wouldn't think of dressing up for the occasion. Sorry old friend: you need a vacation and a sprucing up!

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Amazing food. You need to try the prix fix lunch menu. Best deal ever in NYC

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Was absolutely delicious I highly recommend getting the tuna tar tar. If possible I would have ordered it for appetizer entree and dessert!

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Good for special occasion like anniversary

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

We went to celebrate my boyfriends birthday. Everything was absolutely perfect!

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

I love it and it’s one of my top faves. Consistently excellent service and good over years.

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4.0Dined on April 6, 2018

I have enjoyed the lunch time set menu over many years now and it is, as always delicious. I wish, however that they would change a couple of the dishes to represent more seasonal food as I have tried all of the dishes more than once. Don't rely on a formula.

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3.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Being seated set the tone for my lunch. Hoping that someone more prestigious would come after us; we were seated in the back despite the fact that were a number of tables for two in the front of the restaurant and some event at the window.
I asked that we be seated closer to the front and was told that she would have to check with the maître d’. This always reminds me of buying a car when the sales person needs to “check with the manager.”

I thought the service was very efficient and our server very attentive. The food however was disappointing. My pasta dish came out cold and neither I nor my companion were able to eat it because it was so spicy. There was no way of knowing from the menu that that would be the case. They were good enough to change it and apologized. The best part of the meal was the passion fruit dessert which was outstanding. In summary, lovely location with food that was average at a price that doesn’t reflect the quality.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Excellent in all ways. A frequent place for us. Great

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Great food and great service. The blue cheese olive martinis are too good to be true

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4.0Dined on April 4, 2018

My daughter & I met for a celebratory lunch last Wednesday April 4 & were really looking forward to a wonderful experience which unfortunately fell quite short. Our drinks were delivered to us after our appetizers....the bread served to the table was stale & the butter rock hard !!!! We decided to venture outside of our comfort zone & ordered the bacon wrapped pork which was so dry & tough that it was inedible. The wait staff appeared totally distracted & detached in attending to us.

I won’t give up on Nougatine just yet but was very disappointed especially because I had praised it prior ; perhaps just an off day......

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4.0Dined on April 3, 2018

Great location food and service. Could improve on appearance of tables.

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4.0Dined on April 3, 2018

It was a great experience. The food was light, clean and delicious.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Todo estuvo muy bien. El unico detalle la espera por mi mesa a pesar de tener reserva. No habia lugar en la barra para esperar y tuvimos que esperar en el lobing del hotel. La comida muy buena, el trato esquisito. A pesar de que mi hija es bilingue hubiera agradecido un camarero que hablara español pues me di cuenta que en el resto de mesas explicaban los platos y en la mia no.
A pesar de estos pequeños detalles mi celebracion estuvo perfecta y recomiendo totalmente el restaurante.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

I have heard great things about Jean George and honestly breakfast was really good with great service and view of Central Park. Attentive staff other than I asked them to make sure to charge our bill to my credit card which I gave them before my friend got there as it was her birthday and she was visiting from out of town.
Of course by my surprise they brought the bill and put it on our table?! By the time I told them someone has my credit card etc.... my friend picked the charges. Very embarrassing

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4.0Dined on March 30, 2018

This was such an interesting experience for us because it could’ve ended up being disastrous but the manager rescued the situation from worst to fantastic.
We ended up waiting for our breakfast for over an hour and when we notified the staff the main manager(lovely asian lady) informed us the breakfast will be on her. We were absolutely shocked and of course it made the awful waiting time disappear by her generosity and friendly smile.
Thank you for going above and beyond our expectations. We will definitely be back and spread the love.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Exceptional food and atmosphere

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

I’ve visited Nougatine several times now for the prix fixe lunch and my recent visit certainly did not disappoint. My niece and I visited NYC for 24hrs from the UK, a surprise 40th Birthday gift for Laura and I booked the restaurant some weeks ago. We were given a warm welcome, the food was excellent and the service efficient. I very much look forward to returning.

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Delicious dinner at a “fine dining” establishment. The Lobster and the Foie Gras were wonderful.

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4.0Dined on March 28, 2018

I was very pleased to find a larger than usual prefix lunch menu & $38 price tag.
I booked to bring my mom & sister here while they were in town for a matinee. This was a great location near central park, Columbus circle & still managed to be an easy walk to the theater after.
We were lucky to be just far enough from the theater district that we did not have to compete with the other hoards of people that eat before matinees(huge bonus).
Service & ambiance were as lovely as you would expect from a restaurant of this caliber/reputation.
The only Con on the whole experience was a couple misses on the food. I never usually nit pick food in reviews but both offenses bothered me b/c they were easily fixable. We all had the tuna tartar & it was delicious but there was entirely too much sauce on the plate, the tuna/avocado/radish were so tender it didn't need such an aggressive portion of heavy sauce. For main course I had the vela Milanese, again the quality of all the ingredients was apparent but there was just too much salt. I never usually notice when food is salty, but this really stood out as an issue.
Luckily the lava cake was insanely delicious & my sister raved about the passion fruit pavlova. I was also pleased to find that there were reasonably priced wine options in glass/bottle & even half carafes.

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Excellent restaurant and my favorite in NYC. Always interesting food combinations and tastes. Very creative and delicious. The lunch prix fixe is an excellent value. Highly recommend Nougatine.

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3.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Es sollte ein Geburtstagsessen werden, es war eine ziemliche Enttäuschung. Trotz Ankündigung blieb der Geburtstag unbeachtet. Einmal mehr waren wir sehr eng neben dem Nachbartisch platziert. Keinerlei Großzügigkeit, leider. Nach der ersten Weinempfehlung, keine Sommelière mehr. Zudem ein völlig unausgewogener Fischgang mit einer totalen Überwürzung durch zu viel Sojasauce. Das darf auf diesem Niveau nicht passieren. Sehr enttäuschend waren zudem die Desserts, die beide viel zu kompakt und geschmacklich völlig undefiniert waren. Besonders unangenehm ein Cheesecake, zu süß, zu Kompakt, ohne jedwede Idee und Inspiration. Schade, als großer Jean-George-Fan, nichts besseres berichten zu können 🧐😞😫

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Everything was perfect and flavors paired in a unique and most creative presentation.

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2.0Dined on March 25, 2018

The front windows to the park are very nice, but for other seats the view is limited and the food is way overpriced 2X.

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