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Jacques Brasserie

204 E 85th St, Ste 206, New York City, NY 10028-3001
+1 212-327-2272
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“onion soup” (5 reviews)
“trout” (4 reviews)
“escargot” (4 reviews)
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French, European
$$ - $$$
204 E 85th St, Ste 206, New York City, NY 10028-3001
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I don't know how I missed this place after many years. A friend who lives in the neighborhood suggested it and I was delighted. Once crossing the threshold you feel like you've walked into a brasserie in Paris. Charming appointments, French music and a great...More

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I like the vibe of this place and liked, but didn't love my trout. It seemed a bit dry (cooked too far ahead?), but the presentation on puréed celeriac with pistachios, capers and sautéed spinach was different and a welcome change from the usual. My...More

Thank Bi-coaster
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We stopped here simply because it looked interesting and the menu beckoned. Sometimes you really need bistro comfort, and Jacques delivered. I had a really good warm salmon salad and my wife had grilled trout. The service was attentive. The wines were good. Jacques was...More

Thank SanFranciscoGuy634
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We had the kids and the dog so we ate outside. Great diverse meal options and service. It said it was open at 5 but we were there at 3 so check.

Thank Scot A
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We have eaten at Jacques many times and are never disappointed. Professional waitstaff serve authentic and well prepared French Bistro classics. I am a big fan of the tuna tartare, the steak frites and the onion soup. Go for French comfort food not for a...More

Thank tdcCT
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We visited Jacques Brasserie on UES this past Bastille Day, July 14. Clever right? The Tony Middleton trio added to the festive atmosphere. Started with escargot. She had Bronzino, I picked hanger steak and frites. Paired with Sancerre and red Bordeaux. Finished up with mixed...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We were lucky enough to visit on a Thursday. Heard the Jazz with Sarah Hayes band. Wow! We were so entertained. Coupled with the incredible menu and the lovely wine! (Try the Chicken) My husband and I enjoyed the best date night...We'll go back!

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is one of our UES go to places. Always bustling, the menu is just what you expect a brasserie to offer, the surroundings authentic and the wait staff professional.

Thank tdcCT
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice service, fabulous st joseph 2010 wine, terrific veal risotto, and great tart tartine Their style. The appetizers are stellar. As well with snails scooped out not cups with extra garland c butter and beet salad. They have daily specials but all dishes were...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We had dinner here twice in one week - as we really enjoyed the place and the food. It has a lovely cozy ambiance, very good service and food. Their menu is typical French bistro - worth a visit/

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Upper East Side
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easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$75
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 3:00 AM
5:00 PM - 3:00 AM
5:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 E 85th St, Ste 206, New York City, NY 10028-3001
    (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: 4,5,6 Trains.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-327-2272
  • E-mail
Jacques Brasserie is a relaxing sanctuary deep in the heart of the Upper East Side. Low key and inviting, this two-room restaurant and bar serves classic French dishes amongst dark wooden walls adorned with vintage poster advertisements and bohemian scenes a la Toulouse-Lautrec. Open seven days a week, Jacques Brasserie serves lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.​Our chef creates everything in house, producing classic dishes such as French Onion Soup, Escargot, Steak Frites, Poulet Roti, Salade Nicoise and our most popular dish, Moules Frites.​Committed to serving the finest local and seasonal products, prepared in a stylish yet simple manner, a meal at Jacques Brasserie will captivate your senses. ​Bon Appetit!​
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