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About Sel et Poivre Restaurant
Welcome to Sel et Poivre Restaurant, a classic French bistro located on the Upper East Side—serving the neighborhood and beyond for twenty-eight years.
New York, NY 10065
French, Mediterranean, Wild Game
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday 12:00pm–4:00pm
Lunch: Daily 12:00pm–4:00pm
Friday & Saturday 4:00pm–11:00pm
Between 64th and 65th Streets
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
We cater to all events; please call for more information and ask for Christian.
In addition to street parking, several parking garages are nearby. You may wish to consult http://ipark.com/area/east-60s or https://nyc.bestparking.com/neighborhoods/east-60s-parking .
F and Q to Lexington/63rd
6 to 68th/Lexington (Hunter College)
4, 5, 6 to to 59th/Lexington
N, R, W to Lexington/59th
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Birthdays; anniversaries; showers; office, holiday and retirement parties; wedding rehearsal dinners.
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Sel et Poivre Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
It was a very nice and cozy place , food was good , and the service quick, would have appreciated a different kind of music as we expected it being French to have not exclusively french music but something more varied than just south american potpurri this we didnt think gave it a plus. the rest food wise was ok . service was correct and quick.
Restaurant has been here forever , has a cosy French neighborhood atmosphere but the food was very disappointing. My friend’s mussels were full of sand & my chicken sandwich consisted of ordinary “store-bought” bread, ice berg lettuce, colorless tasteless tomato and thick sliced chicken breast. Less than ho-hum
the escargot was delicious, however my duck--which the server recommended---- was very dried out and tough!
my friend did enjoy his pasta with grilled shrimp and we both enjoyed the profiteroles
interior is quiet and attractive and seems to attract a neighborhood crowd.
I would try this place again---and just not order the duck.
Traditional and divine French food. Place was basically empty (which we love!) so we expected quick service. The servers were a DISASTER. Watching the US open in the bar area!!! I had to refill my family's water myself! They didnt notice me going to the water station!
When we were first seated, we were handed menus and not a wine menu! It took 10 minutes for the server to come back and ask what we'd like to eat, at which point we asked "...don't you have a wine menu?". All the staff was just so distracted.
Food was excellent: escargot, French onion soup, and hot bread were magnificent. The artichoke was cold... we wished it had been steamed and hot. Cold just isn't a great way to prepare whole artichokes.
The fish was all pretty good. The server didn't know how to describe the fish dishes (mild vs. strong, etc), perhaps it was a language barrier. My duck was a tad overcooked and therefore dry and chewy. I was worried the kitchen was watching the US open as well! Overall food was good but questionable service.
The service was great, my problem was the food wasn't what I expected. I have tried other french restaurants that are more authentic meal. After saying that the steack and the chocolate lava cake was probably my favorite. The worst was the duck pate, super cold and not much flavor.
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