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Pascalou

1308 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10128-1351
+1 212-534-7522
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (25 reviews)
“duck confit” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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1308 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10128-1351
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1 - 10 of 168 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have friends who will not eat elsewhere!! Very enjoyable - best to scope it out ahead and see if you can get a seat you prefer because it is close and it can be loud. We had the front doors open - that helped....More

Thank SagHarborAlice
lottie b, Owner at Pascalou, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great rating and review. Pascal and I loved meeting you and hope to see you again soon. Lottie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by here last month. I wanted to take my mother for a nice brunch as she had not been out for a good meal in quite a while. When we got to the Pascalou about 11.30 we were told that they could not...More

Thank neil102
lottie b, Owner at Pascalou, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am shocked that my staff would say such to anyone. I am very sorry for this behavior. If you could please give me more information, I would like to get to the bottom of this. My email is loo1309@aol.com and my cell # 347-679-9523....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right around the corner from the Cooper Hewitt Museum. Sure, it's small, but if you aren't LARGE you won't have a problem. As with a recent reviewer, we were at the table by the steps, on the first floor. Yes, the staff and patrons were...More

Thank Richard D
lottie b, Owner at Pascalou, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great rating and for your understanding of our small size. We so appreciate the 5 star review. Lottie

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Small restaurant in a cramped space. Fairly prompt service. Very high noise level including an annoying motor drone in the background. My asparagus soup appetizer was okay. Main course of duck breast very odd ,not tasting like duck at all . Average wine by the...More

Thank MILOUW
lottie b, Owner at Pascalou, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am sorry you were so disappointed in my restaurant and do appreciate your feedback. We will look into the issue with the duck breast special, and I do agree we are small and cramped, but unable to change that. Thank you, lottie

Reviewed 14 April 2018

Three years ago, we rated this restaurant as "very good." A few days ago we returned and found that the cozy-looking place actually feels very cramped and we were given a minimal table next to the stairs that lead to the upper floor and the...More

Thank MarcosH
lottie b, Owner at Pascalou, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I’m sorry you were so disappointed with Pascalou. We are small and cramped and some nights it is hard to accommodate everyone comfortably. I also apologize for your disappointment in our short rib dinner, I feel this was an anomaly and we are back on...More

Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We arrived 5pm on a Saturday with a reservation and were seated promptly. It looked like a very small place so I didn't balk about being seated near the door to the outside. It was cold out, so it was chilly from people coming and...More

Thank Lois R
lottie b, Owner at Pascalou, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the 5 star review. I’m sorry you were uncomfortable with your seating, we try to accommodate, but Saturday nights can be quite tight. I am thankful that your dinner made up for the seating and hope to see you when it gets...More

Reviewed 6 April 2018

We stumbled on it by chance and it was a real delight. It was so like a typical small restaurant in France - excellent food, wonderful atmosphere. The server was very helpful. We had "brunch" food even though it was lunch time and it was...More

Thank Frances4612
lottie b, Owner at Pascalou, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thank you for the lovely review. Next time you are in the area, please visit us again. Lottie

Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is a lovely [but small] restaurant with a terrific menu and excellent service. The seating is tight with a some tables on ground level and some upstairs in "back". Bathrooms are upstairs so this is not a fully accessible site if handicapped. The lunch...More

Thank ECB17
lottie b, Owner at Pascalou, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thank you for the great review. Pascal and I are thrilled that you had such a nice experience in our restaurant. Please come in again when you are in the neighborhood. We also offer a diverse prix fixe for dinner, served from 5 to 6:30...More

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We went to a museum near by at lunch time, their restaurant was closed. We took the short walk hoping to find a place to eat and hit upon this restaurant.It is small with a decidedly French atmosphere, the service was very good. The food...More

Thank Jocelyn D
lottie b, Owner at Pascalou, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review and the 5 star rating. We appreciate your patronage and welcome you back when you are in the neighborhood.

Reviewed 23 March 2018

I've been here several times and always love the warm atmosphere and quaint decor. The food is basic French and delicious. I've visited other French restaurants in and around the Upper East and West Side but this one is a favorite because it's unpretentious and...More

Thank NonaKim
lottie b, Owner at Pascalou, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thank you for the great review. Pascal and I love that you think so highly of our restaurant. Please come again. Lottie

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Response from allerton21 | Reviewed this property |
I do not think they have more than about 40 seats, but it would be definitely necessary to reserve in advance to see what they can accommodate. In the same block of Madison Avenue between 93 and 94 Streets are (listed by... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1308 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10128-1351
    (93rd Street)
  • Public Transportation: 4 train to 96th Street, 4, 5 & 6 trains to 86th Street, and M1, M2, M3 & M4 buses to within one block of the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-534-7522
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