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Le Train Bleu Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Upper East Side
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1000 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10022-1230
+1 212-705-2100
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Today
11:30 - 16:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 16:30
Mon - Wed 10:30 - 17:00
Thu 10:30 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 17:00
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Worcestershire
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185 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So sad that this place is closing its doors at the end of the year. It's such a surprising treat to find this quaint train restaurant at the top of Bloomingdales. Excellent food, fabulous service and a rather lovely glass of Sancerre was very much enjoyed.

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Thank Tigger-2109
monticello, IN
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is in a dining car--the food was actually good and a fun experience. The staff were all dressed in black and white.

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Thank tari1749
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We went for a Sunday brunch in October. We showed up at 11:30 which was when they open. We were promptly seated and served. The food was excellent. They were out of the crab that was needed for the crab guacamole but otherwise everything was perfect. It is in a romantic little railroad dining car on the six floor of... More 

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Thank William D
Paris, France
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66 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Top service Top place (bloomingdales) Top room (a real train ;) ) Top burgers My kids are strong fans .................

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Thank Olivier M
Eastbourne
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Hidden on the top floor of Bloomingdales is an amazing restaurant. Follow the stairs past the kitchen department and you emerge into an amazing room. On the roof is a restaurant designed as a train carriage. Beautiful and sexy. Stylish and sophisticated. When we were there a lady from New York elite was celebrating her birthday with champagne and strawberries... More 

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Thank Jamie A
New York, New York, United States
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I've been a shopper at NYC Bloomingdales for DECADES. And I stumbled upon this place after shopping the home section the other day and I can't believe this restaurant has been here the entire time. It's unique decor replicates a dining car in one of the luxury overnight trains that would take passengers across the french countryside. How lovely! I... More 

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Thank Amy L
north carolina
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

I like the ambiance as well as the food... and this could not have more charm...,,,fab view... replicates a luxury European train's dining car....even down to the charming BR... have been to Fred's... and to Café Sak's... but this is a true hidden treasure... where ladies or all eople who like to lunch go.. very refined....I eat light with wine...... More 

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Thank ladymelvin
Washington, DC
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

The atmosphere really carried one back in time. It was charming. The service was attentive and pleasant. Unfortunately I found the food extremely bland. I almost never use salt, but felt that was missing from the hangar steak and potatoes, as well as other seasonings.

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Thank sladana
Las Vegas, NV
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135 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Located in Bloomingdale's store on 59th. It's on the 6th floor. Great atmosphere and great food. Reminds me of the same place in Paris. Wonderful !!. .

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Thank WaltersLV
Lansing, Michigan
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123 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

I had such high hopes for this place too...first off, the poor service is what ruined it for me. The hanger steak was good, and fingerling potatoes were delicious, but after arriving and asking for coffee, then waiting 20 minutes for it, is unacceptable. The refill also had to be requested and that was at least 10 minutes after the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 16:30
Monday
10:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 17:00
Thursday
10:30 - 19:00
Friday
10:30 - 17:00
Saturday
10:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10022-1230
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-705-2100

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