Dinner 530pm-1000pm Monday-Thursday
Dinner 5pm - 1030pm Friday -Saturday
Brunch 1130am-230pm Sunday
EASTER SUNDAY we will be open for Brunch from 11:30am - 2:45pm, and Dinner from 5:00pm - 9:15pm.
What Insiders Are Saying
An Upper East Side French restaurant from Michael White with very good food. It's fancy, without being too formal.
It is an elegant place with a beautiful dining room and good food. The service is excellent and I can call it a stress relieving. Would highly recommend it.
The captains have no idea what their job is, the waitstaff stands in groups with their back to the customers. Food was served cold, hard to complain as waitress showed no awareness of us.
Had a lovely birthday lunch at Vaucluse. Beautiful room, tables spaced far apart, attentive staff, delicious, artfully-presented food. Prix fixe lunch menu has nice options. Highly recommend.
Birthday dinner. Need 72 hours to set up cake?
Outstanding meal. Great waiter and sommelier. Will be back next time we're in NYC.
Excellent foods and service. Quiet, not a scene
We frequent this restaurant regularly, as it is a lovely experience. We are greeted by name by the hostess and all wait staff, who are professional. Service was timely, experienced and friendly.
I had the lamb chops (as a change from the duck confit which I usually order because it is awesome). They were delicious. My husband loved the risotto. I had the chocolate desert, which is new on the menu. Unbelievable. Nothing like it. Cudos to the desert chef.
Overall, a lovely experience.
Lovely brunch! food was divine and service was excellent. Beautiful decor! Definitely a special space.
The decor of the restaurant is very lovely. The menu offers great variety of food from seafood to meats in classic style. The waiter we had was wonderful and made our Anniversary dinner great. They served us at the same time and provided great quality food. They even had a special anniversary bag they gave us with goodies to go home.
The service and food were impeccable. The ambiance was great!
Celebrated our first wedding anniversary here. Food and service were spectacular. The veal and duck were both prepared perfectly. Highly recommend.
It was my husbands birthday and this is one of our favorite restaurants. The funniest. I pushed the yummy French fries away from my husband who is on a diet (ha ha ) and the lovely waiter saw me do this and came over and pushed those French fries to my husband and said it’s ok. It’s his birthday. I laughed so much. It was the funniest. My husband was too happy. And the met de loup was amazing. My new favorite.
A very nice place and delicious food!!
We spend a great time at Vaucluse and I will definitely recommend it!!
Great as always! One of the best in New York City!
Great as always.
Excellent all around. Creative cuisine, outstanding service
Vaucluse never disappoints. We are big fans of Michael White and rightfully so. The food is consistent in its exact preparation, quality and beautiful presentation. All proteins cooked to absolute perfection, never over or under. Elegant and re-invented appetizers. Last time we were there we celebrated a friend's birthday. He said it was the best veal he's ever had in his life.
We will always go back to Vaucluse.
Service is sometimes impeccable and sometimes aloof and disinterested. But what can you do: Even higher end Manhattan restaurants are not immune to the quality of people they hire or host.
Excellent food and service in a nice setting. Will definitely return
A stunning space that makes conversation possible. It's one of New York's most soothing restaurants. The food is tremendous, perfectly prepared, but please don't expect a heaping helping. If that's what you're looking for, head elsewhere. Pricy, but worth every penny.
I’m a downtown type of guy but have to admit for the UES, food and service was great. Definitely will make the trek back uptown again.
Enjoyed the ambiance; very pretty. Professional clientele. Great for a business lunch. Plan to revisit.
Lovely food (and good range to choose from) and excellent service
The food was excellent, from the tuna crudo to the delicate preparation of the branzino, the perfectly cooked lamb chops and the best Creme de la pot I’ve ever had but our rude uptight server Laura G kind of ruined the experience for us. I don’t understand why a great upscale restaurant cannot have happy down to earth serves, it looks like some of them haven’t smiled in decades and think they are doing you a favor by serving you.
What a disappointment ! Previous visit several months ago was lovely. So our expectations were high. Sadly we will not return. The dining room and table were elegant. The dinner was far from it. We were a party of four and so this review reflects 4 very disappointed guests.. For myself, escargots is usually a pleasure. Mine were dry and tasteless, lying awkwardly on a slab of bone. My requested lamb was ordered medium- rare but was raw and inedible. Our server agreed and returned with 3 (4 were on the initial order) rather tasteless lamb chops. My other 3 dining companions were equally disappointed with their choices of halibut and trout. Dessert although sounding delicious was bland . Clearly the final check exceeded our level of satisfaction.
Fantastic meal in a serene and beautiful environment. Great food and service.
Value, food and service are very good. The only side note is that the wines are way overpriced. Otherwise, very good experience.
Great quality food and good portions. I recommend the bone marrow appetizer, the squid ink pasta, and the burger or lamp chops main. You can get some good value by choosing the $95 4-course menu (appetizer, pasta, main, dessert). Wine by the glass is a bit overpriced so you might be better off getting a bottle. Service is great, with very friendly waiters. The ambience can be "heavy" with most people wearing dress shirts and business formal attire; typical upper east side I guess.
Mother’s Day...ordered lamb”well done “...it had to go back...booked Vacleuse...arrived 5:45 front room virtually empty...seated in Omar...mentioned it... got attitude.
Service was terribly slow and food was cold when it finally arrived.
Foie gras wasn’t very good. Custardlike. My husband didn’t enjoy the special pork meal. We also didn’t feel we got the attention from staff we’ve had in the past.
Michael White my favorite chef always provides the Best food atmosphere wine list BRAVO
Amazing food and service. The sommelier was spot on with his recommendations. I had the Pate, sea bass, and finished it off with pot de Creme. They were all wonderful. My husbands meal was equally great. He had tartare, halibut, and the cheese course. We can’t wait to come back!
Food was ok but not worth what we paid. Service was poor at first but got better as restaurant emptied towards end of evening .
We celebrated our 7-year wedding anniversary and our meal was fantastic. They were also able to accommodate our 2 year old.
Extremely bad service- and this is a recurring theme. Expect to wait and be ignored when placing your order. Even though the food is good I wont be going back until they fix their service which they seem to disregard as part of the dining experience (especially in light of the expensive prices).
"I love the relaxed feel of this place – like a comfortable dining room in a friends home. I definitely would return to try more dishes. Everyone loved the flat iron steak. Service was well-timed and friendly, wines were affordable."
We loved our dinner at Vaucluse. It is on the same site as a restaurant we used to go to, but the look and feel of the place is very special. Loved the decor, the staff were really helpful and pleasant. Food top notch and original without being too fussy or ornate. A special place for when you really want to spoil yourself or your guests. Also an excellent wine list which is always a good sign for us.
The restaurant is beautifully appointed and comfortably elegant. The menu’s choices for lunch are great and prix fixe very reasonable. However, Vaucluse fails in its execution . The chicken paillard dish was way over dressed; the hamburger ordinary and not cooked to what was ordered. The dessert was doughy and lacked taste. The service was kind and friendly but lacked knowledge of the tastes and ingredients of the offerings.