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Cafe Lalo

201 W 83rd St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10024-4931
+1 212-496-6031
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (37 reviews)
“cakes” (60 reviews)
“cheesecake” (56 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
201 W 83rd St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10024-4931
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1 - 10 of 437 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Busy little cafe with a huge choice of desserts. Lots of atmosphere. - Quite pricey but so are lots of lovely places in New York. Visit is a must if you are a You've Got Mail fan.

Thank Christine J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Desserts are bad as a service.There is nothing french or european about this place , as it claims to be.

Thank Eleonor P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bought a slice of the Raspberry Chocolate Truffle cake to go. If the cake had been delicious, moist, and flavorful I would have been content. However it was dry and very little raspberry flavor. The chocolate icing was decent but the cake overall was sub-par....More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a must view list if u like the movie"U've got mail". Not a cheap cafe shop but it's always attractive for many visitors come to experience the romantic atmosphere. Love to be seated face the street, feel the breeze and sunshine.

Thank Calvinncku
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The desserts were tasty but it was so noisy. We were there late at night so maybe not as bad at other times? We had cheesecake, zabaglione, and Russian cake. I wouldn’t go back again unless it was just take out. The chairs were so...More

Thank melemike
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

After an amazing savory, my friends and I️ hit this NYC dessert favorite spot and it didn’t disappoint. The chocolate cake was on point and the atmosphere was perfect for social gaiety. It can get a little crowded but since we went on a Thursday...More

Thank MillennialDreams
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I came here with a friend for breakfast for a visit to NYC. The cafe is very busy and tight inside, but worth the wait. Everything was delicious: bagel and cream cheese, eggs, hash browns, and cheesecake for dessert! I will definitely come again on...More

Thank Tess B
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I got food poisoning from a pastry purchased at Cafe Lalo on October 5, 2017. The guy behind the counter was inattentive and gave me a different apple tart than the kind we had pointed to and asked for. It had some cheese under the...More

Thank Russ N
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We hadn't been to Lalo for a couple of years and were looking forward to a family meal and cakes afterwards. It wasn't very busy and all went fine with drinks but had to ask our server what was taking so long with our food....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Very good old-fashioned New York cheesecake and lemon tart! A little pricy though. But interior wise, it was such a beautiful little French-inspired cafe!

Thank Chloe L
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welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Monday
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 W 83rd St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10024-4931
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-496-6031
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