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L'Express

249 Park Ave S, New York City, NY 10003-1404
+1 212-254-5858
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Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good46%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (25 reviews)
“escargot” (9 reviews)
“lamb burger” (6 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
French, European, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
249 Park Ave S, New York City, NY 10003-1404
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1 - 10 of 182 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not much in menu .. don’t expect big menu for breakfast.. what i had was good.! Not sure about the service..

Thank Ahmet K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a great meal after Broadway show. Food was great, waitress was very good and friendly. Loved the French onion soup and croque madam. Fun place to

Thank kay m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here twice for breakfast. Good selection and well cooked pancakes and eggs Benedict. Cafe au lait was great and good service

Thank Tutis_12
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This is perhaps my favorite local restaurant which I’ve been to several times with my beautiful bride, our kids, business colleagues and friends. French Bistrot-style with the menu choices you’d expect. It’s well priced and the service is great. I like the carafe wine (cotes...More

Thank MichaelGel
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I've been coming to L'Express for several years, but if the past two visits are typical, I won't be visiting much longer. Service is lackluster and uncaring. Tonight, I ordered one of my favorites, a niçoise. The salad arrived without bread or rolls. I asked...More

Thank NycTravelscribe
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Nice neighborhood spot for a relaxing breakfast. Fresh fruit and nice pastry selection. Reasonably priced for NYC.

Thank SMAEM
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed my visit to this affordable, bustling bistro. Great Salade Nicoise and Sancerre, but the baba made me grab my phone to let you know about this place!

Thank Kriskoziol
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This used to be our “go-to” in this neighborhood. Good food, good service, reasonably priced. Reliable. Not any more. Maybe the management changed. It was an off-time, so the place wasn’t busy, but we (and our order) seemed to have gotten forgotten. Three tables that...More

Thank Fishy-story
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Now if you are in the city late and are hungry for a filling meal that is not fast food, this is a great stop. The only reason it did not get an excellent there was a delay with taking out orders but once that...More

Thank Lillian O
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I've eaten here twice, and was pleased both times. I have a friend who works close by, so when I come into town, we meet here for a long, leisurely breakfast. The atmosphere is comfortable, with plenty of space (not common in Manhattan.) The breakfast...More

Thank CollegeParent45
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Monday
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Friday
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Saturday
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 249 Park Ave S, New York City, NY 10003-1404
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Gramercy Park
  • Neighbourhood: Gramercy Park
  • Phone Number: +1 212-254-5858
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