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Le Bernardin

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155 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6019 (6th and 7th Avenue)
+1 212-554-1515
17:15 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
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Mon - Thu 17:15 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:15 - 23:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Headline: Amazing food. Terrible service. Not sure how this place got 3 Michelin Stars but be prepared to be underwhelmed with the service. The unfortunate thing is that many of the service issues are easily fixable but either no one is willing to bring them to attention, or management does not believe fixing it is worth the effort to do... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We hugely enjoyed the chef's tasting menu with wine pairing. The night before, we went to a similarly priced restaurant and had the tasting menu with wine pairing, and this simply blew it away. Every single course was a taste delight, and every wine was superb. The service was a bit odd for the first two courses, with wine poured... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is a one in a kind experience. Very light, fine but intense taste, layered on a palate in a precious way, that can be kept on a mind for long time.

Thank tinkastefanko
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There is a fine line between a classy, upscale restaurant serving quality food and a showroom owned by pretentious dreamers. Unfortunately, Le Bernardin has crossed the line for me, and having traveled here all the way from Washington, DC, I have to say I'm rather disappointed by an experience I was truly anticipating. My first impression of the restaurant was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised by the Le Bernadin. Although I read about it on TripAdvisor I didn't expect it to be of this high quality. The atmosphere is cosy yet stimulating. Service is impeccable. The food was amazing from starter to desert. I am fully satisfied with this restaurant... 5 full stars

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic 3 course lunch at le Bernardin on a recent trip to NYC . The food was fantastic and service was also very good . The 3 course option lunch is especially good value we paid around $300 after adding 2 glasses of wine each and coffee . The choice on offer for a lunch menu is... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

yeah, you got it - the white castle. i have never, ever left a good restauarnt hungry but i sure did here, beside which the food was out of the can french and the waiters cab drivers picking up some extra bucks. when i tried to phone with my disappointment all i got was 'you must come again.' i have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It had been some years since we were last here but when I called to make the reservation the staff person was still able to call up my customer file, which I have to say made me feel great. When I got the confirmation phone call, I made sure to tell the reservationist that I was using a kneewalker scooter,... More 

Thank Anne C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service, the food, the wine list, the food, the service! Everything was impeccable from the beginning to the end. Also very affordable, the four course tasting menu is only $150 per person. Of course you can upgrade from there if you would like. Trust me it is worth every penny and you will be very satisfied.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was visiting the Big Apple for a day trip from DC. With the weather playing spoil sport, I thought of making my day brighter with a nice meal. So, Le Bernardin it was. Had read great reviews so expectations were high too. It has a 3 star Michelin rating and Chef Eric Ripert's love to play with freshness legendary. It... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 41 - US$ 90
French, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:15 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:15 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:15 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:15 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:15 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:15 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6019
    (6th and 7th Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: B, D, E, F, N, Q, R & V, W, 1, 2, 3, subway trains
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-554-1515
Le Bernardin, Zagat's top pick for 2013, and awarded the Michelin Guide's coveted 3-stars as well as The New York Times' highest rating of 4-stars, has maintained its status of excellence for over 20 years and its international acclaim as one of the world's top seafood restaurants. Owner/Chef Eric Ripert continues to set unsurpassed standards with his piscatorial paradise and partner Maguy Le Coze's seamless and unparalleled service. *When making your reservation, please indicate in the Special Requests box if you will be attending THEATER so that we may accommodate you appropriately.

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