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La Mangeoire

1008 2nd Avenue, Between 53rd and 54th Street, New York City, NY 10022
+1 212-759-7086
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“coq au vin” (17 reviews)
“onion soup” (15 reviews)
“roast chicken” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
1008 2nd Avenue, Between 53rd and 54th Street, New York City, NY 10022
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1 - 10 of 227 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful meal and NYC setting with indoor/outdoor eating. Nice french bistro menu with great wait staff. We both started with the Endive Salad that was a chopped salad with tarragon dressing and grated roquefort cheese - simply amazing! I had the Baby Calamari in basil...More

Thank -RRandie
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We caught up with a friend who lives in New York and he approved of our choice (we booked via Open Table from the UK). This place has an authentic French vibe about it (but with better service), and classic French dishes on the menu....More

Thank CanadianGray
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This restaurant is centrally located in Manhattan on the upper East side. It is small and simple and reminds one of Paris. The food was fabulous. The wife had the onion soup which was great and I had a steak in Bordelaise sauce. Old fashioned...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have lived in NYC for many years and we still count our blessings that we live close to this charming, delightful wonderful, restaurant. The atmosphere is lovely and relaxing. The service, incredible and the food is always perfect. For brunch, lunch, dinner, desert or...More

Thank Susan C P
Reviewed 7 March 2017

La Mangeoire used to be wonderful, and I used to go quite frequently. This restaurant was sold in the course of the past year. It is no longer as good as it used to be. The menu is more restricted, the chef must be less...More

Thank Mariette R
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This is a lovely restaurant, with excellent food, and an extremely friendly and witty staff. The food is classic French cuisine at its finest.

Thank niccolo
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Four of us had dinner here. They did not try to turn the table, and we had lots of time. We had individual glasses of wine which were good but not inexpensive at $16-17. Salmon was good, coq-au-vin excellent and lamb quite good. Desserts are...More

Thank Douglas T
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This is a neighborhood restaurant that comes up on everyone's "best" list for the Sutton Place area and now we know why. Cozy and inviting on a winter night. Four diners, three main dish choices - each was top notch, as were salads first courses....More

Thank baws1
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Christmas Eve with friends, a long from Australia...why not French? And why not a very good French restaurant in NY? Delicious! A small amuse bouche that got the taste buds dancing. M salmon for appetizer was beautifully seasoned with a hint of citrus. My friend's...More

Thank B B
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I travel to NYC regularly and always stop for dinner at mangeoire. Last nite was a big disappointment. The waitress was not friendly to the point of rudeness she took no time with us at all. Mashed potatoes were stone cold. My...More

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Karen F
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16 October 2016|
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Response from Harri T | Reviewed this property |
About $30
Hi Gerard you asked me to confirm my booking for Christmas day under the name of Richardson. Please take this as confirmation. I am unable to find your email address and struggling to phone from England with work and time difference. Thank you
21 December 2015|
Response from BXzilla | Reviewed this property |
It would be best for you to make your reservation on the website Opentable.
Please can I have your email address as I can't see it on your website Thank you
24 November 2015|
Response from gerard d | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1008 2nd Avenue, Between 53rd and 54th Street, New York City, NY 10022
    (Between 53rd and 54th Streets)
  • Public Transportation: E & V trains to Lexington Ave/53rd Street, and 6 train to 51st Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-759-7086
  • E-mail
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