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Bar Breton - CLOSED

254 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10001-6406
+1 212-213-4999
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good47%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
6 Jan 2013
7 Aug 2012
“Crowded, indifferent and inefficient”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, Vegetarian Friendly
254 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10001-6406
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1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 7 January 2013

Stopped here one morning for a quick French breakfast. Don't know much about French food but I am in love with the croissants here. I thought they were delicious, comparable to Balthazar but less busy.

Thank Shiv G
Reviewed 7 August 2012

Summary How can a small, blue sign tempt you inside a narrow door? Follow the crowd filing inside! Surprisingly pricey, stuffy (literally and figuratively) and busy. The food, ambiance and service all seem to blend into an almost indistinguishably “gooey” mélange. Atmosphere and Service You...More

1  Thank jesorrell2
Reviewed 13 May 2012

We had dinner there in April. Restaurant was very busy, but waiters handled load well. We liked risotto and zucchini lasagna. Calf liver dish was not so great. After reading another review will go back and try quenelle during our net visit to NYC.

Thank Anna68ca
Reviewed 28 March 2012

My wife lived in Haute Savoie, France , and loves pike quenelle. They are hard to find in NY. So we were happy to see that a new restaurant had just opened in NY called La quenelle. We of course tried it . The place...More

1  Thank JJGRome
Reviewed 20 February 2012

We went with a large group during restaurant week. Even with the specials, the food was outrageously priced considering the serving sizes. There is no reason to spend a couple of hundred dollars for what was excellent food and leave hungry after a five course...More

1  Thank TaleofGenji
Reviewed 12 December 2011

The restaurant was a few blocks from our hotel and it was just enough walk to get our appetites going. Heard great things and decided to test the place. We were not disappointed! If you don't want to be disappointed, make reservations even for breakfast....More

1  Thank FairCritic68
Reviewed 30 November 2011

Had lunch here yesterday. It was a typical New York day. Overcast, windy, grey. My friend and business associate had heard good things about the place. Which is why we were there forma lunch meeting. I had a soup and a sandwich. The cauiliflower soup...More

1  Thank MeenMenon
Reviewed 19 November 2011

We were walking down 5th Avenue during the Veterans' Day Parade and stopped in to the BB. It is a small place but we were very pleasantly surprised at the excellent food. We all had different versions of the soup and sandwich lunch and all...More

1  Thank mayflower57
Reviewed 4 November 2011

I visited Bar Breton for lunch as part of a week-long culinary experience/tour. Our guide knew the chef/owner of Bar Breton, which may have been why we got such personal treatment by the owner - Chef Cyril Renaud. The chef started us with 2 amuse...More

1  Thank Curtis24401
Reviewed 31 October 2011

Didn't know crepes could be so good.........great food....great service.....

Thank AraiIrving
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$55 - US$65
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 254 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10001-6406
    (Between 28th and 29th Streets)
  • Public Transportation: N,R Trains on 28th Street 6 Train on 28th Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighbourhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-213-4999
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