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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

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

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Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

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Christmas is a magical time in New York City! Join Tocqueville for Chef Marco Moreira's three-course $125 per person prix fixe menu. Reservations accepted on Christmas Eve 5pm-9:30pm.

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Details

Christmas is a magical time in New York City! Join Tocqueville for Chef Marco Moreira's three-course $125 per person prix fixe menu. Reservations accepted 12pm-9pm.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Tocqueville will have two seating's on NYE:

1st seating-$110 pp 3 courses 5:30-7:30 & 2nd Seating- $135 pp 3 courses 8:00-11pm

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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

94% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (38)
Romantic (31)
Good for a Date (29)
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Notable Wine List (23)
Neighborhood Gem (21)
Business Meals (20)
Good for Birthdays (20)
Tasting Menu (19)
Cozy (17)
Great for Lunch (17)
Authentic (15)
Pre/post Theatre (13)
Bar Seating (11)
Local Ingredients (11)
Handcrafted Cocktails (10)
Worth the Drive (9)
Good for Groups (6)
Fun (5)
Comfort Food (4)
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Casual (3)
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 24, 2011

The food and ambience was fantastic found the restaurant by mistake and was very happy I did brought back 6 people that were also happy with the whole experience wine pairing was fabulous and food forget about it off the charts presentation unbelievable. can't wait to go back for a third.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Austin)·Dined on January 24, 2011

The service was impeccable--I cannot rave enough! The food was delicious. Multiple times throughout the meal, I caught myself moaning and had to stop. For some reason, they brought me two desserts, both of which were extraordinary. I cannot for the life of me figure out why this restaurant was not packed. It's restaurant week. Come!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 22, 2011

Service is mismatched with claims to grace and charm. It is reasonably good food, but not amazing. And their Vintner's menu chooses a rather poor winery to pair food with for course dining.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 22, 2011

it's a bit stuffy, but we had a lovely meal.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 20, 2011

I don't think I could recommend this restaurant highly enough. The food is exquisite, the service superb and the setting sublime. One of the most elegant restaurants I have ever dined in.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 20, 2011

Have been here many times over the years as I live in the neighborhood. This was my first time @ the new place and, sadly, I was very disappointed. Mignonette sauce was too vinegary and scallops were too salty. Service was slow and noise level was high.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 14, 2011

This is my second lunch at Tocqueville this month. The prixe fixe lunch with the wine pairing is excellent and very good value.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 13, 2011

My guest and I each ordered an appetizer and main course. The sauces were very good, but seafood and beef components of the meal were only average. The salad dressing was fast food quality and soup only average. Quiet atmosphere; oustanding service. I would not return; many other upscale restaurants offer far better fare.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 8, 2011

I have eaten here many times before but not through Open Table. In spite of the restaurant volunteering a corner table when they called me to confirm, the next night they gave us a terrible table even though a corner table was open, saying: "That's reserved for someone else." That was just the beginning of an evening of terrible service: slow to take our order, no follow up on how each course was, no attention to wine or water. We had to flag down a sever in order to get some more water or wine or anything.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 7, 2011

This is a place to visit on very special occasions. It provides a beautiful and calm ambiance, and first-rate food and service.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 4, 2011

DEFINETLY MUST RECEIVE MICHELIN STAR!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 4, 2011

Food quality was variable: the beef cheeks, which my dining companion had, was good. the texture of the monkfish left much to be desired, the sauce was way too salty and heavy handed, the sorbet was ok and nice, but my dessert, which was the chocolate ganauche, was very, very disappointing. i found myself sorely disappointed. the service was decent, Daniel, who was our server was attentive and so, I couldn't bring myself to complain, but the quality really bothered me. It was too inconsistent. Serving portions was decent. the ambience of the place was definitely satisfactory though.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 31, 2010

Tocqueville provides a throroughly satisfying dining experience for adults: a beautiful room, quiet and serene surroundings, professional and first class staff, with superb food and wines. The first course fish and seafood dishes are particularly artful and reveal the essence of the chef's craft here. Main courses are just slightly older school, yet are very tasty and generously proportioned. Seated in a table nearby was a disappointed couple (late 40's) looking for hip excitement - Tocqueville is not their kind of place. Go elsewhere for thumping bass lines and hipsters. Come to Tocqueville for serenity and fine cuisine - at any age. Young romantics should note this as a 'best kept (open) secret' in NYC.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2010

Very nice but quite subdued for new years eve

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2010

A sophisticated dissappointment; the best feature is the atmosphere including the sound of Dave Brubeck playing. However the well dressed staff were awkward and delivered less than average service. The food was over salted, under portioned and lacking balance. No desire to ever return....nice house but no one home.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2010

I've been dining at Tocqueville for 8 years. I have always loved this restaurant and it continues to deliver top notch cuisine. The servers are unpretentious and professional.Recently I have noticed the growing scotch collection that the bartender will happily discuss with you. Amazing home made bread and butter.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2010

The scallops with foie gras, and the peking duck, two recent choices, were delicious. We were very well tended to by Miguel, who will get into the specifics of the meal with great relish, if you ask, and likes to see his diners happy. He obviously enjoys his work. We return whenever we have the chance.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 29, 2010

We went for our 10 year wedding anniversary and everything was beyond outstanding - the ambiance, the food, and the service. They comped our pre-dinner cocktails as well as our desert wine, which was especially nice. My husband had the 5 course tasting menu and every course was fantastic. I had the sunchoke puree and the rack of lamb, both where superb. Highly recommend!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 29, 2010

Tocqueville is always a sumptious dining pleasure!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 25, 2010

The food was good overall (the steak was undrwhelming, however). Our waiter was wonderful, but the sommelier was snarky and it significantly spoiled our evening.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 25, 2010

We went to to Tocqueville for our Christmas day dinner. We could not have been happier with everything. The chef even made a special accomodation to a request. Food, Service and ambience were excellent. We will most certainly return.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 25, 2010

My guest and I were there on Christmas Day, which was not a good idea to begin with.
We were dissapointed with the overall experience. Upon entering, the restaurant smelled of cooked scallops, which were on the menu for the day. My guest had these as an entree and did not comment on them, which would suggest nothing special, as she is very effusive about good food. I had the roasted pork for my entree, and while it was not bad, it had no flavor and needed salt to bring out the taste in the sauce. The other elements on the plate did nothing to bring the whole dish together. I had never been to Tocqueville before, but had read good things about it. Sorry, but I won't be returning.
Service was professional and the decor is very nice.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 25, 2010

The food and service were excellent. This was Christmas Day and a special lunch for us
having booked it from Australia. As this was advertised as a Christmas Lunch, and priced accordingly, we were therefore disappointed that there was absolutely no festive decoration in the restaurant or on the tables. We also felt we were being rushed through service to allow for the next sitting to arrive and in the rush our wine was charged twice on the bill. We think the excellent food warrants another visit by us and would recommend it but we would not go back there to celebrate a special event.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 24, 2010

We went for Christmas eve, I'm not from NY and we chose the Tocqueville because of it's description in opentable where clearly said "festive atmosphere" which was what we were looking for.
Food and service were excellent, but no festive atmosphere, just some Christmas music and gingerbread cookies after dessert.
Honestly we did not fell any Christmas nor festive atmosphere, as it was advertised, that was dissappointing.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 24, 2010

Only real disappointment - despite being noted in the reservation & being reminded twice thereafter, our anniversary was totally overlooked.

Desserts were not particularly wonderful. Overall. it was a lovely place to celebrate our anniversary.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 24, 2010

My mother and I ate dinner at Tocqueville for Christmas Eve Dinner 2010. A great location close to Union Square, Tocqueville's ambience makes it feel like you are far away in Paris. Nice and quiet, but with lively beauty, the interior of Tocqueville is warm, welcoming but very elegant. Immediately you know you are in someplace special when you walk in. The food was excellent, the service was superb, and it felt like a very special Christmas Eve indeed. I highly recommend it for special occasions, or romantic evenings. Everything was delicious from the cocktails to the gifts from the chef. I had been to Tocqueville for my birthday 4 years ago and loved it. It has not slipped one bit.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 21, 2010

Like dining with friends, if your friends have a wonderful manor house! Ambience is so comforting, the food is all that is greenmarket fresh. The chicken wrapped in it's own skin w/porchini center is wonderous. Have the venison if it's offered !

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 (New England)·Dined on December 21, 2010

The food was absolutely wonderful. It was a great find. It was a pleasure to meet the owner and touchbase with him.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 21, 2010

Imaginative menu in pleasant surroundings with good service, who could ask for anything more?.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 18, 2010

The best meal we've had in a long time, maybe ever! The service was impeccable, the second we closed our menus - a server was there to take our order. Everyone was very attentive and helpful, we spent over two hours there and didn't feel rushed in the slightest. The portions were perfect and everything we had was amazingly tasty. The grits with sunny side up egg & veal bacon was probably one of the best appetizers I've ever had, I'm still thinking about it now. The chef sent out a few extra courses which was a nice surprise. Overall, an amazing dining experience. Be prepared to drop some cash but its absolutely worth it!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 18, 2010

Excellent experience. Comfortable, elegant ambiance (White tablecloth, chandeliers, upholstered seating) Service was attentive, competent, with no attitude. Food and wine were outstanding...on par with the best in the city.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 15, 2010

Overall very wonderful experience. Attentive,deliberate, and professional service. Only complaint: we were seated at a table for two which was split off from a table of four and the other seats had two very chatty women which was a distraction. There were other empty tables which did not fill so this was not necessary. That said, we would definately go back. Surprisingly,not overly pricy (watch out for the "truffles" though $$$$$)

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 15, 2010

Portions are small but overall a great place

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 14, 2010

We had a terrific time! The service was outstanding. We were greeted by the owner and shown to the bar while a table was prepared. My foie gras was perfect and my girlfriend's cheddar salad impeccably presented. We moved on to the entrees and were not disappointed. Butternut squash risotto and crispy chicken were both mouth-watering and satisfying.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 10, 2010

Tocqueville was everything one could dream of. Excellent and beautifully presented food and wine in a gorgeous, high-ceilinged setting, faultless and discreet service. Noise level fit for real conversation. Perfect experience.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 10, 2010

This restaurant has not been awarded any stars by the Michelin Guide, but my recent visit would suggest otherwise. The food and service are on a par with 2-star establishments.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2010

The perfect place for a private celebration.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (London)·Dined on December 3, 2010

Calm, civilized, and a great deal for the prix fixe lunch.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 30, 2010

Wonderful restaurant-- delicious food, lovely ambiance, great service.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 27, 2010

Service was a good as it gets. My wife did not want to try the 5 course tasting menu, but the chef still prepared it for me. The chef ended up giving my wife half the tasting menu anyway! They offered a tour of the kitchen as well. Outstanding service.

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