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Le Bilboquet

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Upper East Side
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20 E 60th St, New York City, NY 10022-1011
+1 212-751-3036
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12:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 23:00
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York, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a sophisticated French restaurant, the staff are friendly but too efficient, a little over zealous, we ordered a cocktail and our starter arrived before we had even taken a sip! We definitely got the feeling we were being rushed and as we had booked a late lunch that was disappointing. The menu was simple but varied. I had... More 

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Thank tracey s
Lima, Peru
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166 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good and sophisticated French modern food (not so much sauces). Great variety of wines and a nice atmosphere!!

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Thank solei15
Union, New Jersey
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Wasn't sure what kind of place it is given it was the March snow storm, went in ask for a menu, look good. Staff was amazing, Food hats off to the chef, the calamari was excellent, their signature chicken dish well seasoned. The bronzini the sauce that goes with it is to die for!!!!

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Thank 363Amanda
New York
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Smaller than usual portions The branzino was embarrassingly miniature 15 mins before our waiter showed up.,, was not even busy Was looking forward to the tuna tartar but it was a mix of measly tuna, cucumber, and radicchio ..,,,, talk about feeling cheated!! Disappointed and annoyed.....

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Thank tanaz m
Istanbul, Turkey
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We have been eating at Bilboquet for several years now. I had people from overseas for dinner and invited them there. Our reservation was for 9.00pm. We all arrived together and were told that our table was not ready yet. At 21.30 we inquired again and we were rudely told that our table was not ready. We just walked out... More 

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Thank IstanbulSenator1
Management response:

Thank you for writing about your recent visit to Le Bilboquet. We do appreciate hearing form our guests. I am sorry if your visit was less than perfect. The lack of service you experienced is unusual and not the standard of our restaurant. Please visit us again and enjoy a bottle of wine on us. We will make sure that... More 

New York
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

I always love to stop by when I go to NYC. I have been going for the past 7 years when it was just a very small place with amazing food and party brunch. This trip I went with my mom for lunch on Sunday . The food was amazing , I always order the Cajun chicken. My other favorites... More 

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Park City
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142 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Definitely a place to be "seen". Dining room is intimate yet spacious. Food is good but not great for what you pay. Wine list is very limited. Service is very good but seemed very rushed. Recommend Dover Sole if they have it as a special.

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Thank Dan F
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Lively, delicious meal - gracious service despite the crowded room. Many fantastic menu options! Make a reservation...

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Thank Katherine P
Los Angeles
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122 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

First class French food with warm greetings in French by a warm French Maitre 'd. (Nothing like a real Frenchman at a French restaurant) Great choices but had a salmon (cooked perfectly with some pink in the center) along with a nice mustard sauce in the lentils. Can't miss the best chocolate mousse in the city.

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Thank jycanada
Narberth, Pennsylvania
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519 reviews
399 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

A noisy restaurant with a somewhat limited menu, OK food, and expensive pricing. The salads are unimaginative, and the entrees not memorable.

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Thank larryderm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$80
Cuisine
French, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 E 60th St, New York City, NY 10022-1011
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-751-3036

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Billericay, United Kingdom
Katonah, New York
11 months ago

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Upper East Side
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