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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
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12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
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Rio de Janeiro
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

La Grenouille is French and in NYC--needless to say expensive. But for his birthday my husband wanted white tablecloth, good napkins, good food, good wine, and we got that. Plus they serve savory mini-pastries, bread that crackles when you break it but soft inside, an amuse bouche, delicious cookies, and truffles with coffee, besides the 3 courses. My husband had... More 

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New York City, New York
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86 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One of the few remaining Classic French restaurants in the city. Always decorated so nicely with professionally trained staff. This was our second visit and chose to dine downstairs with a corner booth which allowed for a view of the whole room. The second floor is also very nice but with a different design. We did the pre-theater menu and... More 

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Waco, TX
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place is a notch above the rest. My son always takes me to the best in whatever city we are visiting. This place was so special. The lighting, the roses, the food, the service. On our 4 day trip this place absolutely was my favorite. All courses were amazing, but I think the chocolate soufflé was my favorite. A... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Grenouille is a phenomenal French Restaurant! I have one negative comment. My dining companions and I had a difficult time trying to decide what to order. Everything on the menu, including the specials of the day, was unbelievably tempting. The three of us finally agreed to order entirely different items for our Three-Course Prix Fixe dinners; allowing us to... More 

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Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 430 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This fine dining French restaurant is popular, for sure; by 8 o'clock on a Thursday night, the place was packed. We were given the prix fixe menu, with a page of choices of appetizers, followed by many choices of main course and several choices of dessert. At the price of $172/person, we expected to be amazed by the dishes, but... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate at La Grenouillle this week and had a wonderful meal. The restaurant is lovely, reminiscent of the fine dining experiences of years past. The flower arrangements all around the restaurant were just magnificent. I was a little surprised that the flowers on the table were obviously fake. There was some fraying on the petals, which is what made me... More 

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Boothbay Harbor, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dining in NYC is a competitive affair and in December things heat up into another stratum. A Friday night reservation for 6 pm was therefore accepted since no other time was available. I met a friend interested in conversation and after the Kir Royale and main course we took the advice of the waiter for other food and wine selections.... More 

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Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

been there with a friend as i wanted to have a nice dinner like from home. What a mistake. I was expecting something classy with some kind of magic that french food can bring sometime. I had better food is many less fancy place without any doubt. The food was blend and they even set the table sitting side to... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is exceptional as is the service. Ask far a table on the lower floors as you may need oxygen if you are seated at the top. I had the lobster and the soufflé. Most of the wines were $125 upwards. The bottle we choose was good but before taxes and service etc was 125 dollars for the bottle. The... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband &I had dinner here on Friday 27 th Jan 17. The menu is a fixed price of €172 per person for 3 courses. The tuna tartar with smoked salmon was delicious. Followed by crispy duck with glazed orange with tender and tastes, but could have done with more orange and more green veg. For sweet I had crepes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 41 - US$ 80
Cuisine
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
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?

Staying in Midtown

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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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