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About Tocqueville

Since 2000 Tocqueville Restaurant has been serving innovative American cuisine to its loyal clientele. You will find the most seasonal local ingredients scattered throughout the menu during every season. The hospitable staff and comfortable décor make this an excellent spot for special occasions and neighborhood dining.

1 East 15th Street
New York, NY 10003
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, French

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday - Saturday: 11:45am - 2:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm
Sunday: Closed

Cross Street:
Union Square and Fifth Avenue

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 647-1515

Website:
http://www.tocquevillerestaurant.com/

Catering:
Extravagant cocktails, special celebrations, wine pairing tasting dinners 8 - 800.

Parking Details:
Garage on 15th Street, street parking 7:00am Saturday all day, meters also located on the block.

Public Transit:
Union Square 4,5,6,N,Q,R,L,F,M

Executive Chef:
Marco A Moreira

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Private Room, Wine

Specials

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Thursday, November 23, 2017

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Thursday, November 23, 2017

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Mon - Thu 5:30PM - 6:00PM 9:30PM - 10:30PM

Fri 5:30PM - 6:30PM 10:00PM - 10:30PM

Sat 5:30PM - 6:00PM 10:00PM - 10:30PM

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Private Dining

Located steps from Union Square, this intimate private dining room is welcoming and sophisticated. Over looking our main dining room, you and your guests (up to 28) will enjoy a delicious French American meal paired with the appropriate wines hand picked by our Sommelier.

Tocqueville Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.7

value

4.3

Noise

Quiet

95% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (39)
Romantic (30)
Fit for Foodies (27)
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Good for Anniversaries (26)
Notable Wine List (26)
Creative Cuisine (25)
Quiet Conversation (25)
Good for a Date (24)
Neighborhood Gem (21)
Business Meals (19)
Good for Birthdays (17)
Tasting Menu (16)
Authentic (15)
Cozy (15)
Great for Lunch (13)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Worth the Drive (11)
Local Ingredients (9)
Pre/post Theatre (9)
Bar Seating (7)
Good for Groups (6)
Fun (5)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Healthy (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Seasonal (3)
Casual (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
People Watching (1)
Tapas (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Chef Julien was amazing as always and the risotto with truffles, scallops with foie gras was to die for. We had the 5-course with wine pairing and it was simply divine. Can't wait to go back!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Still going strong. Great atmosphere and service. Food is consistently good, this time the duck was my favorite dish however the other 4 courses were fantastic. Really, that entire tasting menu with pairing was a work of art. Many Thanks to Fatima and Fran for making my husbands birthday memorable.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Romantic, Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

Just a lovely meal at a lovely place. Can't go wrong.

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

The bar was well stocked with the largest variety of scotch and bourbon that I have ever seen in NYC. The bartender was friendly and knowledgeable. The service was impeccable without being intrusive. The food was beautifully presented and delicious. An oasis of quiet in a busy and noisy city.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

the restaurant was nice food very nice but over price personal very nice

Tags: Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Excellent if you are in the mood for a staid experience. Food is excellent: consistent, beautifully-plated, and service is also professional. Decor and atmosphere is a bit dated and heavy - think Restaurant Daniel pre-renovation. Prices are VERY high ($ 16 desserts!) but not surprisingly so.

An expense account GO!

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Very pretty restaurant - very pricey even for NYC standards. Mushroom Risotto was outstanding, Cod was tasteless and dry.
Chocolate souffle was amazing!
Staff very attentive and friendly.

Tags: Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Staff is amazing, specially Ignacio, the mexican manager from Veracruz, Mexico. Food was great!!!

Tags: Cozy, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Tocqueville is an elegant, sophisticated restaurant that serves beautifully prepared and delicious food. It is expensive, but if you are looking for a top notch dining experience, you won't be disappointed.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Toqueville is well out of its slump of a few years back. Food was great and imaginative.

The beef dish portion of the tasting menu was not what my wife expected, although nothing wrong with it. They graciously offered her an alternative.

Looking forward to going back

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

Quite expensive - and worth it. Food, ambiance, service, presentation all excellent. Perhaps for an "institution" of this caliber the menu could be a bit more avant guarde, but they certainly excel at what they do

Tags: Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 24, 2017

As usual, an exceptional eating experience with service and ambiance to match.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Paleo Friendly, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 21, 2017

The sommelier is a genius! I loved the wine he recommended.

Tags: Good for a Date, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

We had the 7 course chef tasting menu. It was a wonderful experience but the duck in particular was exquisite!

Tags: Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 20, 2017

We all had a wonderful experience.
We were impressed with the food, service and ambiance.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 18, 2017

This is as elegant a setting as I have seen in New York City and the service and food were definitely up to the standard it set. We found the restaurant to be very cozy and romantic, the atmosphere is serene.

Everyone was helpful and friendly from the lovely hostess to the charming bartender to the server, runners and bussers. Service was impeccable, even refolding the napkins every time you got up. Food was creative and perfectly prepared

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List, Great for Lunch
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on October 18, 2017

We ordered the 5 course tasting menu. Each course got progressively worse as the meal
continued Paired with sauternes. sweet wines. Never going back again.
Having been to just about all the fine restaurants in Gramercy/Flatiron thought we would try something different. Big mistake.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Tocqueville is a very lovely and refined restaurant. The cooking is sophisticated and beautifully prepared, the environment is great, it's sort of Upper East Side meets Union Square, and you can see the care that went into the restaurant, not just for show but for those who expect a comfortable and elegant setting in which to enjoy a fine meal. I really like the space a lot, it's comfortably elegant.

Tags: Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Tasting menu was amazing. The service was impeccable and extremely friendly. The restaurant is warm and welcoming. Great music plays while you dine in leisure. The wine pairings were amazing and perfectly matched to each course. Thank you to Fatima and to Bruno. Best service I have ever experienced.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Everything was perfect. Awesome service with detailed explanations. I strongly recommend my friends this restaurant especially for special occasion. A lot of help with choosing a wine and pairing with our meals. Thank you again!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Outstanding experience! Staff was very efficient, knowledgeble and attentive. Food was immaculately presented and executed. Highly recommended.

Tags: Fun, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Spectacular experience. Excellent food and unmatched service. Staff do a great job attending to your every need. A must for serious foodies.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Tasting Menu, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 12, 2017

This is the perfect Manhattan restaurant for sophisticated yet intimate dining. The quality and presentation of the food is 4-star, but it is the ambience and attentive service that completes the picture.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 11, 2017

This was a divine meal. Truly a one of a kind dining experience. Additionally, the waitstaff were beyond professional and pleasant. We will be back for sure.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Local Ingredients
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 11, 2017

The food was amazing and the staff was outstanding. I would recommend this restaurant to everyone who wants to have a truly wonderful dining experience.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Outstanding...beautiful dinning room, quiet and pleasant...great service tasty well prepared interesting food...

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Easy...Five Stars across the board. There were no flaws in this meal, the wine, the food, or the service/ambiance. It rarely gets this good. Treat yourself and book a table here.

Tags: Authentic, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Fabulous meal and evening at Tocqueville this past weekend. Everything was superb from the service, the room and decor to the food and wine. I highly recommend the sea urchin carbonara, foie gras app and the duck entree. We will be back!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Came here with a friend and were astounded at the exceptional service and attention we were paid. The truffle risotto is to die for. The scallops were by far my favorite. I cannot wait to come eat here again.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Amazing wine paired with great food and very attentive and kind service. The server was extremely helpful, as was the sommelier. Will be coming here again.

Tags: Bar Seating, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 5, 2017

My wife arranged a celebratory birthday dinner for me at Tocqueville. Fatima Zielinska worked with her on every aspect of the evening. She created a special tasting tasting menu which addressed my wife's allergy to crustaceans and satisfied my love of that food. Fatima also attentively "watched over us" during the evening as well suggesting and serving the wines which were paired with the 5 courses.This intimately sized, beautifully appointed restaurant is known to provide a highly rated classic NYC fine dining experience and richly deserves its excellent reputation. I also want to thank all staff for their high level of professional graciousness and competence and once again I say enthusiastically............THANK YOU FATIMA.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 3, 2017

Service is impeccable and food was tastefully presented and fresh.The ambience and decor is elegant and quiet though there are lively conversations at other tables.I am sure dinner would be even better with the wine pairings and tasting menu. It was a quick get together on our way to the airport for a trip abroad. So next time ,we would have time to savor and linger.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 29, 2017

As always, first rate and a pleasure

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Always good. Unfortunately, the Scottish trout turned out to be Scotish Salmon, so this time I was disappointed with the main course. It was delicious but not what I expected and nothing out of the ordinary. French is what is spoken by staff and I think this was a language issue.

The Tocqueville online reservations system is problematic. For the second time, I had no reservation when I arrived, although I had booked on line. Did on their website although booking was through OpenTable. Advise to call for reservation rather than do online here.

Still, this a gem of a restaurant.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Cozy
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Had a wonderful experience. The service and the food was excellent. The ambiance is perfect for a date.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Food and service is great. Their cocktails are amazing! I taste like 4 of their signature cocktails and any each of them was fantastic! Their mixologist is an artist!

Tags: Fun, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch
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 (Miami)·Dined on September 24, 2017

I came with my son who's turning 18 next month to plan his birthday party with him and we just had amazing experience all around, from friendly staff , food, ambiance, decor simply put a New York gem on 15th street
While we waited for table to be set bartender Eddie was entertaining us with clever humor and delicious cocktails that time flew by before we got to our table and then we got a pleasant surprise when we ordered our food " out of this world delicious "
Appetizers from heavenly grits's and sea urchin angel hair carbonara that was so light and tasty
For main course I had lightly smoked duck breast just done right- delicious and my son had Butter poached Maine Lobster that was so tasty that my son loved it And then for desert Dark Chocolate and Hazelnut Bon Bon with hazelnut ice cream reminded me of home -Europe

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 23, 2017

As always a wonderful meal! The food is well executed, beautifully presented, but overly fussy. Never rushed and very accommodating. We’ve eaten here several times before and always enjoyed.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 23, 2017

I ad pre fix lunch menu. The price was rational and food was delicious

Tags: Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 21, 2017

The food, setting, and service were outstanding. The fish was especially fresh.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Notable Wine List, Gluten Free Options
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