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Le Rivage

340 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3928
+1 212-765-7374
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
340 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3928
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the way to check in to my hotel over on restaurant row, I passed by this French restaurant, and since it was Bastille Day, I thought it might be a good idea to stop in. I already had dinner reservations later that night, but...More

Thank Vinny227
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice dinner in s bistro French setting on 46 th Street near the theater area. The escargot wine wine butter and garlic was very tasty and the trout with mashed potatoes, string beans and sliced almonds was just enough. I will definitely return...More

Thank SuzetteStrav
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has been here a long time, we got a travelzoo voucher to get a price fix meal that was great! We had potato leek soup and seafood bisque both excellent! Then I had escargot that was some of the best I have ever...More

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good food and location; close to the theatre district, very professional staff, excellent customer service; very nice place to celebrate Le Bastille

Thank Caren J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Le Rivage is a good spot for pre-theater dinner, but only if convenience is more important than ambiance. In short, although the food is good, the restaurant is too crowded, with some tables less than two feet apart. It is also very noisy due to...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

While visiting NYC, my wife and I decided to take advantage of French Restaurant Week and selected Le Rivage. Once we arrived, we realized we'd eaten there before during a previous visit. That did not stop us for dining there again as we had a...More

Thank ErnestB60
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I had never been here before but hope to return again. Everything was wonderful- the food, the service- great location for a pre-theater dinner. When we arrived there was a mixup with our reservation- the owner/manger Dhibaub quickly fixed everything and got us settled. Our...More

Thank Becky B
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This was our first visit--we chose lunch on Thursday, knowing we would avoid the Wednesday pre-theater matinee madness. Good choice. The restaurant was calm and we received excellent attention and service, which was warm and friendly. The $27 three-course lunch can't be beat. I had...More

Thank MariaTer.
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We are not aficionados of French cuisine, because it usually has more rich and creamy content . We are therefore not experts in the field. Given that we had a great meal A block or so fro broadway theaters it is well located. They offer...More

Thank Ian T
Reviewed 21 June 2017

One of the best meals we had in New York City. Service was also great, but that may have been our friendly server.

Thank Pat Z
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29 March 2016|
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Response from Milliemarie46 | Reviewed this property |
Not when I was there in October. But check their website. I know we enjoyed the dinner specials.
Alexandria K
11 November 2015|
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Response from David F | Reviewed this property |
Neat Casual,
Hal S
11 February 2015|
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Response from RoseCityDon | Reviewed this property |
We've been to Le Rivage many times, always pre-theatre. And we order from the prix fixe menu, which has always been excellent. Is it the fanciest meal in NYC? Not by a long shot. But always very good...always good value... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 340 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3928
    (Between 8th and 9th Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: C & E trains to 50th Street; N, R & W trains to 49th Street; 1 train to 50th Street; and all trains to Times Square/42nd Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-765-7374
Le Rivage offers you a cozy, romantic French country atmosphere where traditional French cuisine is expertly prepared for your pleasure. Fresh flowers embellish each table. Prices are delightfully affordable with incredibly rewarding selections; a true bargain in the heart of the theatre district.
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