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La Grenouille

3 E 52nd St, New York City, NY 10022-5301
+1 212-752-1495
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“dover sole” (65 reviews)
“souffle” (76 reviews)
“frog legs” (35 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
3 E 52nd St, New York City, NY 10022-5301
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food is overrated for the prices. The bread is really good. Good ambience and service. Chilean sommelier is super nice!

1  Thank Mariana J
Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I literally stumbles into La Grenouille after viewing a Cartier exhibition across the street a couple of weeks ago. We used to to there with our grandmother in the 1960s and 1970s. It had not changed a bit and reminded me what...More

1  Thank Clare M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Five people last night, dining at Le Grenoiulle, NYC. We have been there many time for over 30 years. Our friend, goes there about 8, times a year, knows most of the mature'D, the head server, the waiters. We were seated by the front, at...More

2  Thank peony09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My worst experience of all times... I was sorry for that miniature non-edible poor crab on my plate...few months ago. This time I thought - do I want to give second chance to this restaurant, but decision was - no. In France and over the...More

1  Thank santa_meikulane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is exquisite,well presented,freshly made and generous portions. From the appetizers to the desserts it's excellent French cuisine at its best,just like it use to be in older times when diners cared more about quality,flavor and classic dishes than exotic towering plates full of...More

1  Thank louis phillippe d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The La Grenouille is a nice small beautiful hidden diamond on 52nd street. Great French style, bit old fashioned but styled with beautiful flowers and a real French atmosphere. Service is impeccable. Entrees are all great. Main dishes seem a bit simple with regard to...More

2  Thank Peter T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We could not be more pleased. This is one of the top Restaurant i have reviewed thus far. Service was attentive, warm and precise. The food was not plentiful but excellent. We tried the duck, pot pie, wagu meat, apple tart, soufflet. All was excellent....More

2  Thank nettlebayguy
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Le Grenouille is one of the last of the old school classic French restaurants of the "roaring 1990's" vintage Lovely flower filled room. Attentive service and very good cuisine. The signature Grenoiulle (frogs legs) and Dover sole are particularly excellent Soufflé of your choice (had...More

2  Thank RGLHP
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Lovely restaurant, fabulous flowers. Very attentive service-could break with old fashioned tradition and hire some women... Food was spectacular, delicious and thoroughly enjoyable.

1  Thank Jmk72551
Reviewed 7 October 2017

New York's Grand Dame, a luxury not seen elsewhere. Enjoy great french cuisine amid a bevy of fresh flowers in a cozy townhouse atmosphere. Professional captains pamper you and your date and steer you to the house specialties .Lunch prix fixe 3 courses including souffles...More

1  Thank richard a
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29 August 2017|
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Response from hazelmom | Reviewed this property |
I have not dined upstairs so not too sure. But downstairs is one of the most romantic places I have dined. A sure winner. Alost do not know if the menu is the same. I had been thinking 9 it no experience to verify) that... More
29 August 2017|
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Response from Lisa H | Reviewed this property |
Downstairs unless you want complete privacy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 E 52nd St, New York City, NY 10022-5301
    (Between Fifth and Madison Avenues)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-752-1495
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