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La Grenouille

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3 E 52nd St, New York City, NY 10022-5301 (Between Fifth and Madison Avenues)
+1 212-752-1495
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Met a friend at La Grenouille after reading the Zagat recommendation. Thought dinner was a bit pricey so we settled on lunch ($59 a head, 3 courses, pick what you want from the menu). Now maybe it was because it was lunch on a weekend, but the clientele were mainly older people, and the service was attentive but unrushed. We... More 

1 Thank richard_simpson_syd
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the atmosphere and liked the food but 154 per person is TOO MUCH for what it was. My wife liked the foie gras so we ordered an extra one a la carte. It was $48 for two bites.

Thank Redouane B
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We could not get in for dinner but made a lunch reservation. The french onion soup and lobster bisque were the best we ever had, including Paris. The waiter was helpful on an excellent half bottle of Burgundy (Chateau St. Georges, 2012). The prix fixe menu was quite reasonable ($59). The service was excellent. The restaurant itself was beautiful. We... More 

Thank Matthew M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is a jewel itself on manhattan. You experience there a total blackout from ny city life. Once there it feels like you are having dinner somewhere like 60 years back on france. What an outstanding atmosphere! (if there is availability pick your reservation on the first floor). The service is pretty attentive, the food was quite good. They... More 

1 Thank Luis A
Pasadena, California
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45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I live in California, whenever I visit New York on business or pleasure, I always try to eat at Le Grenouille. This is a special fine dining place with top service and food. It is beautifully decorated with stunning floral displays and unique table lamps. It is a dressy place. Although I think a tie is not required for... More 

Thank Rob L
Newport, Rhode Island
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Grenouille restaurant has historically always been listed at the very top of New York City's temples of classic French cuisine along with Lutèce, Pavillion and La Cote Basque. It is still a truly beautiful venue in which to dine and the price of the 3 course dinner (not including wine, tax or gratuity) is $154 per person, a price... More 

2 Thank Stephen607
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very cozy restaurant, not cheep at all, but with a superior service and a wonderful food. Portions are rewarding, table & seats extremely comfortable. Very nice atmosphere, extremely well decorated and definitely a restaurant to visit again and again. Since it is not cheep, for obvious reasons it is very well attended.

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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was here 20 years ago, and it was superbe. Coming back 20 years later, it is still superbe. For a restaurant to maintain a Michelin 3 level quality for this duration is one in a million. If you are lucky enough to come to New York City, you must treat yourself to La Grenouille. One of the best restaurants... More 

1 Thank gcburm
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has a 54 year history of spoiling people with amazing food and service! Absolutely one of the top five restaurants I have ever experienced! The fresh flowers throughout the entire restaurant were gorgeous! The service is impeccable and the pre-fix is to die for! Foie Gras, Escargot, Dover Sole and Pike Dumplings were our selections paired with a... More 

1 Thank Somm-Laine
Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited La Grenouille on Saturday, Sept 29, 2016 with a group of 12. We planned in advance to occupy the private room for a birthday celebration. Upon walking in we immediately noticed the pleasant smell of fresh flowers which adorned every surface. Even though our table was ready immediately we opted to sit at the bar to have a... More 

1 Thank Michelle M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 41 - US$ 80
French, European
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, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 E 52nd St, New York City, NY 10022-5301
    (Between Fifth and Madison Avenues)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-752-1495

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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