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Le Bernardin

155 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6019
+1 212-554-1515
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (208 reviews)
“seafood” (343 reviews)
“langoustines” (92 reviews)
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French, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
155 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6019
Neighbourhood: Midtown
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to celebrate my brothers graduation at Le Bernadine. I am trying to understand why it has 3 michelin stars. Because you must wear jacket while dining? I will speak about my experience. I had the black truffle pasta with lobster and seafood, which...More

1  Thank enterpreneur1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Second time at this restaurant, and I noticed a marked improvement. The service is as usual outstanding, but we were really impressed by the quality of the food, absolutely in line with expectations from a 3*. Much more so than the first time and for...More

Thank apalmero
Reviewed 4 days ago

Impression-gluten friendly, service is welcoming, polished and efficient in a romantic modern atmosphere, adequate wine by the glass selections, extensive Eurocentric wine selections with prices to match, fish and shellfish are the stars and shine brightly, very expensive I am not going to be able...More

Thank JRAJ444
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and enjoyed lunch at the famed Le Bernardin. The wait staff to patron ratio really is nearly one to one, and very professional. My oysters were perfect. We both had the sole, and, alas, it was slightly fishy--not enough to send back, but...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Le Bernadin is an extraordinary, beautiful French restaurant, that serves some of the most breathtaking seafood dishes in NYC or anywhere. The menu runs from crudo (much better than sushi) to perfectly prepared main courses, all revolving around the freshest and most delicious seafood cooked...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Once we entered the restaurant it was like a personal event. Individual service, the perfect lunch, and we felt like we were special. I have never been to a 3 star Michelin restaurant and so glad this was our first experience.

Thank PamelaBussi
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This by far was my best restaurant experience in New York. If you like fish this is the place for you. The house was well designed and the staff was so wonderful and pleasing. The food spoke for itself and I was so happy to...More

Thank Abconnor2
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic from start to finish. Everything from the bread to dessert was memorable and delicious. A very special night could not have been more enjoyable. It is difficult to get a reservation but after having one of the most enjoyable meals of my life, I...More

Thank EliseteAnthony
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Greatest service with kindest and most professional staff I ever met. Food was amazing though I missed some "textured games". Thank you for the kind attention and the amazing tagliatelle. I tried the 7 plates dinning

Thank JOE M
Reviewed 1 week ago

They had a little bit of trouble accommodating my gluten allergy ( I mean - how hard is it to buy a bottle of Tamari instead of Soy Sauce?) However, once we found a substitution, the lunch was excellent. They brought us salmon salad starter...More

Thank leppaenat
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Stir P
What is the dress code?
9 May 2017|
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Response from ohgeorge | Reviewed this property |
Jackets for men. No sneakers. Dress for ladies appear to be don't dress too far "down" from your escort. It's not stuffy, but all staff are elegantly dressed for the lovely space. It's a very serene atmosphere. Just remember... More
Stir P
What is the dress code?
9 May 2017|
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Response from Juan Pablo O | Reviewed this property |
John M
Hi, John. What would you like to know about this restaurant?
19 April 2017|
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Response from Mike C | Reviewed this property |
I'll post a photo of the tasting menu, but you can order dishes the usual way. I believe it was $200 for the tasting per person plus $150 for the wine pairings.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 41 - US$ 90
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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
  • E-mail
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.