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About Nougatine Terrace at Jean-Georges

The Nougatine Terrace at Jean-Georges is open daily for lunch and dinner, weather permitting.

Diners can enjoy the full Nougatine menu or sip on a signature cocktail at the outdoor bar. The Terrace is situated next to Central Park in Columbus Circle. Plush lounge seating enhances the relaxing setting and makes this outdoor space the best place to enjoy a sunny day in New York City.

1 Central Park West
New York, NY 10023
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
French

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast

Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 11:00am; Saturday & Sunday: 8:00am - 11:00am

Lunch

Monday - Saturday: 11:45am - 3:00pm

Dinner

Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm; Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Brunch

Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm

Cross Street:
60th St.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 299-3900

Website:
http://www.jean-georgesrestaurant.com/

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

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:
Farah Abad: (212) 358-0688 ext. 28

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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3.5

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3.8

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3.4

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62% would recommend it to a friend

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 16, 2017

Love space , food etc.. unfortunately.. ad hoc "musicians "... outside on Columbus Circle totally spoil the oasis that exists within..

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 (London)·Dined on July 16, 2017

We went to Nougatine for a casual taste of Jean-Georges widely considered to be New York's best fine dining chef. In the same building as the 3 star Jean-Georges and I guess sharing some of the same staff you would expect a slick experience.......
In fact service was slow (lots of the waiters were actually yawning!), inattentive (I had to almost stand on a chair to get their attention) and unpolished - our starters were served even before the wine had arrived. We had the $38 3 course which on paper sounds like amazing value, but food was pretty patchy. Both desserts were fantastic - worthy of a 1 star Michelin. The pasta and meatball main was pasta and meatballs - good home cooking. My bass though well cooked had a flaccid rather than crispy skin and was weirdly served with big chunks of cucumber. Tuna tartare was beautiful and delicious. Calamari with a spicy saffron dip was soggy rather than crisp and served on a wilting coriander stalk. The whole experience was ok but hardly worthy of a great chef.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 7, 2017

Always perfect....Everything was great: food, service, ambience .. except for the weather, but it is not the restaurant's fault..

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 4, 2017

4th July - just great!

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on July 3, 2017

Always a good place to have a nice lunch but not to be broken. The dish is constantly in a high standard. The new added (or maybe seasonal) shrimp salad has nice dressing with warm shrimp that brings a unique favor of the both. The roasted Hake (even hake is very plain) comes with the tip leave of snow pea and potato, just add variety favors to the plain Hake. Dessert is always good.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Simply the best. New York is privileged to have Nougatine--and we Upper West Siders love having it our neighborhood. Have been going since it first opened, and love it every time. Service outside not quite as perfect as inside--but better than most.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual, Notable Wine List, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Hot Spot, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 22, 2017

Service was really poor. They forgot to bring me cutlery after the dish was already at the table. Simply not acceptable. Had to ask for the bill several times. And o e of the waiters barely spoke english.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 10, 2017

Food is always delish, and terrace is lovely.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 3, 2017

Quality of our food was outstanding! Very good! Service was also good. Ambiance was dissapointing... it looked better on the website as in real. Could do more with dressing the terrace in a much better way. Some soft back ground music outside would have bin nice!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 3, 2017

Food, as always, was wonderful, but service was abysmal. Extremely slow, vast intervals between ordering and food/drink delivery. An ordered after meal drink never arrived at all.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 1, 2017

lovely atmosphere & great service*:)

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 21, 2017

Food was good, service was very slow and completely disorganized.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on May 20, 2017

Great food great service loved the food presentation. The terrace is very nice but make sure you go on a warm summer day.

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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on May 19, 2017

Creative menu with well presented dishes.
Attentive service. Nice patio. Loud street drummer was a bit of a distraction.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 17, 2017

Dinner was delicious and the service was impeccable! Perfect outdoor venue. You don't feel like you are in the middle of manhattan.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Special Occasion, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Gluten Free Options
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vip
 (San Antonio)·Dined on May 17, 2017

The food was excellent but the service was a bit slow. As we sat we told them that we need to leave around 7.15 as we're catching a show at 7.30 . The food came around 7pm so we need to rush eating and got the check the moment the food was served. I think you will need to allocate 3 hours to eat here and not really suitable for pre-theater dinner place.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 29, 2017

The food was excellent, service fair. If you dine outside prepare for a noisy, yet private experience.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 8, 2016

Food always excellent, cant stop commenting on gf bread: the best!!! Love it.
Service on the terrace is really wishy washy. Happens every time. Does not compare to service in nougatine indoor restaurant.
. Everyone inside the restaurant is extremely professional, personal and friendly.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 25, 2016

This has been my second lunch in a week at Nougatine Terrace at Jean-Georges and again a great experience. The food was phenomenal, the service very good and the location is top. The terrace ambiance is wonderful and the prefix menu is the best value in NYC. Highly recommended.

Tags: Seasonal, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Business Meals
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 (Miami)·Dined on September 25, 2016

Although the terrace service was a bit slow., the ambiance, value and the menu were well above our expectations. Dispite of the service issue, I do recognize their effort to provide the best experience and that it was not delivered, that is why our lovely server offer the 3 coffees we ordered on the house. We ackowledge that as an apology and gave a 20% tip.
Its a very highly recommended place for brunch.

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 24, 2016

Hands down the best prefix lunch menu in the city. Food is outstanding!!!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 24, 2016

I have dined at Jean George two times and had excellent service, however that was not my experience at Nougatine. The good was great, but our waiter had an attitude from the start. Very arrogant and unfriendly. When we thanked him he wouldn't even say your welcome. It also took forever. I don't want to be rushed, but I didn't like that it took over two hours for lunch! We even had to ask four different people to get sugar for iced tea.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 23, 2016

We reserve the terrace at 2200. We arrive at 2210, and they said terrace was closed
Nobody warned us about that . It is not acceptable that a restaurant of that level takes reservations at the same hour they closed

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 21, 2016

The food and ambiance was excellent. Service was a bit slow and inattentive but gracious.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Late-night Find
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 18, 2016

After eating lunch (prefix menu: more than 100 $ include tax and tip) at the Jean - Georges, we had to go to the Whole food market and refresh our taste.

Too strange . . . why this restaurant could takes a three stars.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 15, 2016

My neighborhood go to place. Great food, atmosphere,
Now that the weather is nice we sat outside.
The usual gf bread was missing, when i asked for it i was told there's none today. The best gf bread - how could you not have any!?!?!?!???? The manager said i ll find out about it but he didn't come back with the answer.
The gf bread they offered was supermarket bought: didnt expect it here.
Hope they bring it back
Everything else was up to par

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 15, 2016

Good food but a bit unimaginative - very good cocktail list though

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 15, 2016

We've been to Nougatine so many time, I've lost count. The kitchen -- the same as Jean Georges -- never fails to deliver, and the service is usually excellent.
The only difference with eating on The Terrace is that you're outside. That and the waitstaff are dressed a little more informally. This was a perfect setting for lunch this past Thursday.
We both had the Prix Fixe menu -- a terrific value at $38 pp for 3 courses. The portions are somewhat smaller that the A La Carte menu, but neither of us left feeling hungry, I assure you.
Overall, a lovely and refreshing experience, a moment of tranquility amid the hustle and bustle of NYC.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (London)·Dined on September 11, 2016

It was my 8th time at Nougatine, but the first one at the Terrace. The food was very good, as always, but it took us a long time to be served. And the waiter wasn't kind. the service wasn't good as it is inside the restaurant. I will not recomennd to any friend, and I won't came back again to the Terrace.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 1, 2016

Sadly seems this place has gone downhill. Used to be a neighborhood go-to but this last meal was very disappointing. None of us liked our entrée and the cocktail was barely drinkable.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 28, 2016

The best! Wonderful service and great food!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 24, 2016

I'm typically not one to complain, and I can't remember actually taking the time to write a review, but honestly this was just a bad experience. We sat down at our table a few minutes after 7:30pm; our food was served at 8:52pm. Service went from non-existent to slow, cold and snooty (for no apparent reason - this was not a particularly busy night). The food (when it finally showed up) was fair, what you would expect considering pricing and reputation, but nothing particularly outstanding. Due to the fact that his is literally on Columbus Circle, the noise volume was high and constant (with in particular a couple of loud ice cream trucks refrigeration systems) - in fairness, this is not the restaurant's fault, but this contributed to an overall poor experience. Will certainly not come back or recommend to others.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 20, 2016

My favorite restaurant in NYC - and dining on terrace on beautiful summer night (when not too hot) - nothing better. Menu accommodates both expensive and moderate price range AND even a special request not on menu! . Perry Street is a very close 2nd choice. Jean George and his son (runs Perry St) really have perfect touch.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 19, 2016

Best food ever. Went during restaurant week for my birthday. Loved it!!! Its a hidden gem as you litterally are in the middle of columbus circle but feel like you are in central park.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 18, 2016

Good food as usual, always enjoy it at Nougatine. This time, we were in the Terrace. It was a bit noisy but the food was great as usual.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 9, 2016

I didn't understand why not all of the terrace tables has those umbrellas to block the sun. It was super hot.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 7, 2016

Service was excellent complimenting the food. Salad ingredients and dressing delicious, peach melba, ice cream with pistachios yummy.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 7, 2016

servers were kinda cold/douchey
but the food was good!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Scenic View
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 6, 2016

Food was great, service was ok for a restaurant of this caliber. I would dine again because the food was excellent. In case you were wondering, the Amuse was served while we had no silverware. But nonetheless, it was as good this time around as it was ten years ago.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 4, 2016

Nice to be able to eat outside on a beautiful summer night.

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