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Le Bateau Ivre

Open Now: 10:00 - 04:00
Open today: 10:00 - 04:00
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Bistro with Character

This restaurant always delivers superior classic French bistro food. They have an excellent wine... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
New York City, New York
via mobile
Nice place for a drink but superior French food

This place is a hidden spot. That has really fine food and they make a good drink as well. Lovely... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
New York City, New York
via mobile
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  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
19 Jul 2018
“Bistro with Character ”
3 weeks ago
“Horribel reaction”
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230 E 51st St, New York City, NY 10022-6571
+1 212-583-0579
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Reviewed 2 June 2014

I've been here twice on trips to NYC, and can highly recommend this wonderful French bistro! With doors wide open to the outside air, candles on the tables, and a wonderful staff, you can't go wrong! If you enjoy classic French bistro fare, this is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had our last dinner in NY, we occasionally stopped at this restaurant and our first impression was fine but the starter and main course was ok but not more .... I tipped about 10% but then the waiter ran after us and stopped us...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

This restaurant always delivers superior classic French bistro food. They have an excellent wine list featuring mostly French wines. Lot’s of character and attracts people from the United Nations buildings, which are nearby.

Thank Ted-620
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

This place is a hidden spot. That has really fine food and they make a good drink as well. Lovely to if champagne as well flows without that large markup that some places have. Not ceci aft makes it a good place for dinning or...More

Thank Allansha
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We found it thru Trip Advisor. It is close to our hotel, and had good reviews. All I can say is that when I told my wife that I hope we eat this well in Paris next month, she that she doubted we would! We...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Not sure why this is listed as an attraction (perhaps the wine bar feel) - but we'd call it a restaurant with a great wine list. They have a great french wine list - including a lot of reasonable priced wines. You can create your...More

Thank BruceW149
Reviewed 23 January 2016

An exceptional yet reasonably priced restaurant specializing in French cuisine. The chef creates marvelous dishes based traditional recipes with great creativity, freshness and invention. There is a superior wine list to match. Highly recommended for an amazing taste experience.

Thank Adrienne E
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We ate here last year and wanted to go back based on the great food. It did not disappoint and I actually think that it was even better. As soon as you walk in it feel as if you are in a neighborhood restaurant someone...More

Thank BHill0609
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Visiting family and had a solo Xmas Eve dinner. Service was great and food and wine were very well prepared. Weather was warm so they had the window doors open. Street side dining a la Paris. Had escargots to start and lamb as an entrée....More

Thank Tyler L
Reviewed 22 December 2015

This restaurant has excellent French brasserie food and is open late. The steak tartare is particularly good as are the frites. There is an extensive wine list and the service is generally solid and friendly. A good standby for 2am dining.

Thank 423PeterR
Reviewed 13 August 2015

It's nice to be able to pick the package you want...seats on the windows, champagne, or a total drink package. Service was excellent and the live music added a great deal especially as we approached and circled the Statue of Liberty. An especially wonderful way...More

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