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Nougatine at Jean Georges, New York, NY

Nougatine at Jean Georges

4.4
4.4
6136 Reviews
$31 to $50
French

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 $44 prix-fixe lunch menu Monday through Friday from noon to 2:30p.m.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    French

  • 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

  • Phone number

    (212) 299-3900

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Jean-Georges Vongerichten

  • 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.

  • Private party contact

    Fon Tongsomboon: (212) 358-0688 ext. 2800

  • Neighborhood

    Midtown West

  • Cross street

    60th St. and 61st Streets

  • Parking details

    Private Lot

  • Public transit

    A C, B, D, or 1 line to 59th Street Columbus Circle.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Menu

Eggs

  • Two Eggs Any Style$20.00

    • Eggs Benedict, Ham$26.00

      • Omelet$25.00

        Choice of Mushroom, Cheese or Ham

        Breads and Toasts

        • Avocado Toast$23.00

          with Toasted Sunflower Seeds, Red Chili Flakes

          • Russ and Daughters Smoked Salmon$28.00

            Cream Cheese, Toasted Bagel

            • Brioche French Toast$23.00

              with Roasted Apple

              • Buttermilk Pancakes$24.00

                with Market Berries, Bananas and Maple Syrup

                Cereals, Yogurt and Fruit

                • Cereal$12.00

                  Cheerios or All-Bran Wheat Flakes

                  • Organic Yogurt$18.00

                    with House Made Granola

                    • Add Mixed Berries$24.00
                  • Mixed Berry Bowl$22.00

                    Sides

                    • Russ and Daughters Smoked Salmon$18.00

                      Two Slices

                      • Niman Ranch Smoked Bacon$16.00

                        • Chicken and Jalapeño Sausage$16.00

                          • Niman Ranch Ham$16.00

                            • Toast$7.00

                              White or Nine Grain

                              • Avocado Half$10.00

                                • Cheddar Cheese$9.00

                                  • Crispy Potato$8.00

                                    • Mixed Berries$12.00

                                      • Banana$6.00

                                        Beverages

                                        • Espresso$10.00

                                          • Cappuccino or Latte$10.00

                                            • Coffee$10.00

                                              Regular or Decaffeinated

                                              • Tea$8.00

                                                Chamomile, Green, Earl Grey, English Breakfast

                                                • Milk$8.00

                                                  Regular, Skim, Half and Half, Almond

                                                  • Orange Juice$14.00

                                                    What 6,136 people are saying

                                                    Overall ratings and reviews

                                                    4.4
                                                    4.4 based on all time ratings
                                                    • 4.4Food
                                                    • 4.3Service
                                                    • 4.2Ambience
                                                    • 4.1Value

                                                    NoiseModerate

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                                                    1. LV

                                                      LarryVIP

                                                      New York Area

                                                      79 reviews

                                                      vip
                                                      4.0

                                                      79 reviews

                                                      Dined on June 17, 2019

                                                      overall4food4service5ambience5

                                                      Nougatine at Jean Georges is the perfect pre Lincoln Center dining spot. Our waiter was very nice once he got beyond the programmed "What brings you to us today?" and service was attentive. The early evening views of Columbus Circle at this time of year are fun. The peake toe crabcake appetizer was excellent. Unfortunately salmon was overcooked. The list of wines by the glass offered some very nice choices. The exquisite amuse buche before dinner were thin asparagus in a spicey panko crust with a lemon based dipping sauce. The French fries were much too salty. Dessert was the always excellent warm varona chocolate cake. We'll be back again. Not always perfect, but close to it.

                                                    2. J

                                                      Janie

                                                      New York Area

                                                      3 reviews

                                                      5.0

                                                      3 reviews

                                                      Dined on June 16, 2019

                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                      Excellent as always

                                                    3. OT

                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                      Charleston

                                                      3 reviews

                                                      3.0

                                                      3 reviews

                                                      Dined on June 16, 2019

                                                      overall3food2service3ambience3

                                                      Thought I had a 12:30 reservation and it was for 12 My mistake or maybe I put in 12:30 and 12 was made So I lost the indoor seating but was accommodated quickly but outdoors - slow service and noisy

                                                    4. JP

                                                      JohnP

                                                      New York Area

                                                      34 reviews

                                                      vip
                                                      5.0

                                                      34 reviews

                                                      Reviewed on June 8, 2019

                                                      overall5foodserviceambience

                                                      Food, service, style, and atmosphere all top level.

                                                    5. OT

                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                      New York Area

                                                      1 review

                                                      4.0

                                                      1 review

                                                      Dined on June 4, 2019

                                                      overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                      It was great time.

                                                    6. SK

                                                      SteveK

                                                      Birmingham

                                                      3 reviews

                                                      5.0

                                                      3 reviews

                                                      Dined on June 2, 2019

                                                      overall5food5service4ambience4

                                                      We dined at Nougatine for a celebratory lunch. The food and presentation was outstanding. The restaurant has a wine list filled with excellent but few inexpensive wines. Our service was very good and we did not feel rushed in any way. I hope to dine again there in the future.

                                                    7. JB

                                                      JBMc

                                                      New York Area

                                                      6 reviews

                                                      vip
                                                      1.0

                                                      6 reviews

                                                      Dined on June 2, 2019

                                                      overall1food1service1ambience1

                                                      Did not honor open table reservation

                                                    8. d

                                                      dandydining

                                                      New York Area

                                                      5 reviews

                                                      5.0

                                                      5 reviews

                                                      Dined on May 31, 2019

                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                      After our last disappointing visit when the servers forgot us and we waited an hour between main course and desert, we had a mostly wonderful experience, Tuna tartare, as usual, was great but prix fixe included foie gras that was terrific. Black bass splendid, angel hair pasta generous and maybe not great but very good. Molten chocolate desert as always excellent, and my wife liked the rubbarb tart--which I thought was more of a cake--slightly more than I. But the entire meal was at the expected high level and served well. Two problems: The table next to us had one or two shouters among five. And our preferred tables near the window were taken.

                                                    9. MB

                                                      MatthieuB

                                                      1 review

                                                      5.0

                                                      1 review

                                                      Dined on May 30, 2019

                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                      Tout était parfait, et le rapport qualité est excellent.

                                                    10. RC

                                                      RizChand

                                                      Dallas

                                                      24 reviews

                                                      vip
                                                      4.0

                                                      24 reviews

                                                      Dined on May 26, 2019

                                                      overall4food5service5ambience4

                                                      We had exceptional service and wonderful food. The only two issues: They seat families and older (40+) people at less desirable tables. And, they restaurant is in a Trump building.

                                                    11. OT

                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                      New York Area

                                                      1 review

                                                      5.0

                                                      1 review

                                                      Dined on May 26, 2019

                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                      Anniversary

                                                    12. KK

                                                      KimKlan

                                                      New York Area

                                                      24 reviews

                                                      vip
                                                      3.0

                                                      24 reviews

                                                      Dined on May 26, 2019

                                                      overall3food4service1ambience3

                                                      For a supposedly 5 star restaurant, the service was poor on several levels. I had put in a request for my friend's birthday which was completely ignored. They ended up throwing out our leftovers and then offered to remake it. But then called us to let us know that they found it later. In the trash??? It was an awful way to leave the restaurant. Just a disappointing experience overall.

                                                    13. BK

                                                      BruceK

                                                      New York Area

                                                      2 reviews

                                                      1.0

                                                      2 reviews

                                                      Dined on May 25, 2019

                                                      overall1food1service1ambience1

                                                      So disappointed. Food was good not great. Service sub par

                                                    14. AU

                                                      AyalaU

                                                      New York Area

                                                      11 reviews

                                                      vip
                                                      4.0

                                                      11 reviews

                                                      Dined on May 24, 2019

                                                      overall4food5service4ambience5

                                                      Great birthday breakfast tradition with friends.

                                                    15. EG

                                                      EdnaG

                                                      New York Area

                                                      25 reviews

                                                      vip
                                                      5.0

                                                      25 reviews

                                                      Dined on May 23, 2019

                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                      One of the best in spots in NYC! You can never ever take it off your restaurant list.

                                                    16. H

                                                      Harp28

                                                      New York Area

                                                      259 reviews

                                                      vip
                                                      5.0

                                                      259 reviews

                                                      Dined on May 23, 2019

                                                      overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                      Fantastic artichoke appetizer and amazing lobster burger! Plus great and frienly service! What is rhere not to love? Will be back!

                                                    17. OT

                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                      New York Area

                                                      5 reviews

                                                      5.0

                                                      5 reviews

                                                      Dined on May 22, 2019

                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                      We set on the window and all the staffs are so nice and view was great. All the foods are very nice and nothing bad.

                                                    18. WK

                                                      WayneK

                                                      1 review

                                                      5.0

                                                      1 review

                                                      Dined on May 22, 2019

                                                      overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                      We came to celebrate my wife's Bday with our 11 year olds. The service staff didn’t treat them like “kids” and us as though we were bringing in a nuisance. The food was what you’d expect at a Jean Georges restaurant. My only criticism is that the bread should be warm & butter not cold so it’s more easily spread. The lobster “burger” was full of big pieces of lobster & beef cooked perfectly medium rare. We also love watching preparations in the open kitchen. Highly recommend.

                                                    19. b

                                                      barbarat

                                                      New York Area

                                                      5 reviews

                                                      5.0

                                                      5 reviews

                                                      Dined on May 21, 2019

                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                      This is one of the loveliest restaurants in New York. The view, the rarity of having picture windows looking out at the sky and trees is such a treat. The whole feeling of the place is just wonderful They were so nice to let me sit and wait for my brother who was late due to traveling from far away. My husband and I also love Nougatine. (The only unfortunate thing is that it is attached to a Trump building, and just walking near that makes me not feel good.)

                                                    20. V

                                                      Victor

                                                      1 review

                                                      2.0

                                                      1 review

                                                      Dined on May 21, 2019

                                                      overall2food4service2ambience3

                                                      poor service, my bill was wrong, the severs seem angry

                                                    21. M

                                                      Marty

                                                      New York Area

                                                      34 reviews

                                                      vip
                                                      3.0

                                                      34 reviews

                                                      Dined on May 20, 2019

                                                      overall3food3service2ambience4

                                                      The food was disappointing. I have eaten here more than 50 times. This was the first time I’m questioning whether to ever return.

                                                    22. OT

                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                      New York Area

                                                      1 review

                                                      5.0

                                                      1 review

                                                      Dined on May 20, 2019

                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                      Super as always

                                                    23. JR

                                                      JRC1

                                                      New York Area

                                                      9 reviews

                                                      5.0

                                                      9 reviews

                                                      Dined on May 20, 2019

                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                      Serves and excellent lunch. Would take guests there to enjoy food and conversation.

                                                    24. l

                                                      landlord

                                                      Birmingham

                                                      14 reviews

                                                      vip
                                                      5.0

                                                      14 reviews

                                                      Dined on May 19, 2019

                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                      What a joy to dine at Nougatine ! Top notch staff and delicious, upscale menu. Outstanding wine list.

                                                    25. BA

                                                      BasakA

                                                      New York Area

                                                      24 reviews

                                                      vip
                                                      3.0

                                                      24 reviews

                                                      Dined on May 19, 2019

                                                      overall3food4service3ambience5

                                                      Food is always great at Nougatine. The decor the scenery facing the beautiful trees from the windows are great too. However, service was lacking this morning. We arrived for our 930 am reservation, and did not get our eggs and pancakes until 1015 am. Not sure why it took so long for the food to arrive. The restaurant was not crowded but it seemed there was a delay in the kitchen.

                                                    26. DR

                                                      DavidR

                                                      New York Area

                                                      1 review

                                                      vip
                                                      5.0

                                                      1 review

                                                      Dined on May 19, 2019

                                                      overall5food4service5ambience3

                                                      Great service and good quality. While some dishes lacked ingenuity, execution was spot on, flavors were interesting and there's more to try. Excellent cocktails. Incredibly attentive and engaging service accomplished without being intrusive or pretentious.

                                                    27. ZA

                                                      ZoriatA

                                                      Indiana

                                                      2 reviews

                                                      3.0

                                                      2 reviews

                                                      Dined on May 18, 2019

                                                      overall3food3service4ambience4

                                                      We found the whole experience uninspiring. More pretense than actual quality. I am not a food critic, I cannot deconstruct tastes/dishes in professional terms, it's more "like/don't like" analysis. Based on earlier reviews we were expecting something special from Nougatine. Maybe, my tastes are not up to culinary standards, but for me personally it was too much sweetness in foie grass brulee, too bland in glazed mushrooms accompanying prosciutto wrapped pork chop, a little too much lemon in a potato salad that looked more like badly prepared mashed potatoes. And dessert (strawberry shortcake) was absolutely boring. Even my husband's double espresso was not served in a proper small coffee cup but generic tea cup...We left feeling that the place was overrated and overpriced judging by quality of food offered. Not coming back.

                                                    28. OT

                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                      New York Area

                                                      6 reviews

                                                      4.0

                                                      6 reviews

                                                      Dined on May 18, 2019

                                                      overall4food4service1ambience3

                                                      Food was really nice, I can say they cook an omelette nicely. Otherwise, it felt

                                                    29. OT

                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                      New York Area

                                                      1 review

                                                      5.0

                                                      1 review

                                                      Dined on May 18, 2019

                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                      Great food! Beautiful restaurant next to Central Park on a gorgeous day! Thanks and MAGA!!

                                                    30. G

                                                      Guest1

                                                      New York Area

                                                      1 review

                                                      5.0

                                                      1 review

                                                      Dined on May 17, 2019

                                                      overall5food5service4ambience4

                                                      A gourmand friend came to visit the city from Bay Area. She’s been to many top restaurants here and other places. I took her to Nougatine and she loved it. The next day, she and her husband went again for brunch as their last meal on this trip. Between the two of us, we ordered Burrata and warm shrimp salad for appetizers, veal and bass as main dishes. Shrimp salad looks like an ordinary dish but from the first bite on, it woke up and pleased every taste bud in my mouth. The veal was not only the tenderest I had ever had, but also the tastiest. The other two dishes were superb as well.

                                                    31. A

                                                      Aggie

                                                      Philadelphia

                                                      3 reviews

                                                      3.0

                                                      3 reviews

                                                      Dined on May 17, 2019

                                                      overall3food5service2ambience1

                                                      Food always great, but those back tables are terrible. Waiter overwhelmed. Time to move on.

                                                    32. D

                                                      Daniel

                                                      New York Area

                                                      47 reviews

                                                      vip
                                                      4.0

                                                      47 reviews

                                                      Dined on May 17, 2019

                                                      overall4food4service2ambience4

                                                      Unfortunately, the service was a complete disaster – it would have been unacceptable in any restaurant but certainly for a $400 lunch. I have been coming to Jean George's (both Nougatine and JG's dining room) for over a decade so clearly I generally am fond of their cuisine and service. I hope this was a one time faux-pas.

                                                    33. H

                                                      Harp28

                                                      New York Area

                                                      259 reviews

                                                      vip
                                                      5.0

                                                      259 reviews

                                                      Dined on May 16, 2019

                                                      overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                      Awesome in every way!! Cannot wait to be back!

                                                    34. f

                                                      foodie

                                                      New York Area

                                                      2 reviews

                                                      5.0

                                                      2 reviews

                                                      Dined on May 16, 2019

                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                      Every bite was so delicious. A “must go” in NYC.

                                                    35. FF

                                                      FFANDJZ

                                                      New York Area

                                                      16 reviews

                                                      vip
                                                      5.0

                                                      16 reviews

                                                      Dined on May 15, 2019

                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                      The food is consistently good here… We keep coming back… We have business meetings here... we have romantic evenings here and ....we have dinner and lunch with friends here... From fish to chicken to pasta it is all first rate and you can often see Jean George here... I want one thing.... can you add mango sorbet to your sorbet choices....

                                                    36. u

                                                      umbertop

                                                      1 review

                                                      5.0

                                                      1 review

                                                      Dined on May 14, 2019

                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                      Amazing. Best lunch in the city. It’s a must when in NYC.

                                                    37. JE

                                                      JEasy

                                                      New York Area

                                                      6 reviews

                                                      4.0

                                                      6 reviews

                                                      Dined on May 13, 2019

                                                      overall4food4service5ambience5

                                                      Food was very good to the point that it may have been too rich. I was there for a special occasion but the restaurant had not acknowledged it in any way.

                                                    38. OT

                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                      New York Area

                                                      2 reviews

                                                      vip
                                                      4.0

                                                      2 reviews

                                                      Dined on May 12, 2019

                                                      overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                      Mother’s day

                                                    39. WH

                                                      WilliamH

                                                      New York Area

                                                      3 reviews

                                                      4.0

                                                      3 reviews

                                                      Dined on May 12, 2019

                                                      overall4food5service4ambience4

                                                      Outstanding food, courteous and attentive service, and beautiful decor. My one critique is the overall aura of "stuffiness" amongst the clientele. You ARE dining in Central Park West, so this is to be expected I suppose.

                                                    40. OT

                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                      1 review

                                                      5.0

                                                      1 review

                                                      Dined on May 11, 2019

                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                      Very good~

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                                                    Nougatine at Jean Georges is rated 4.4 stars by 6136 OpenTable diners.

                                                    Not available on OpenTable

                                                    Unfortunately, this restaurant is not on the OpenTable reservation network.

                                                    If you like, we'll notify you by email if this restaurant joins.


                                                    Is this your restaurant?
                                                    Claim this listing

                                                    Additional information

                                                    • Cross street

                                                      60th St. and 61st Streets

                                                    • Neighborhood

                                                      Midtown West

                                                    • 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

                                                    • Cuisines

                                                      French

                                                    • Dining style

                                                      Casual Elegant

                                                    • Dress code

                                                      Smart Casual

                                                    • Parking details

                                                      Private Lot

                                                    • Public transit

                                                      A C, B, D, or 1 line to 59th Street Columbus Circle.

                                                    • Payment options

                                                      AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

                                                    • Executive chef

                                                      Jean-Georges Vongerichten

                                                    • Additional

                                                      Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

                                                    • Phone number

                                                      (212) 299-3900

                                                    • 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.

                                                    • Private party contact

                                                      Fon Tongsomboon: (212) 358-0688 ext. 2800

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