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Gaby Brasserie Francaise

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44 W 45th St, Sofitel Hotel, New York City, NY 10036-4261 (Between 5th and 6th Avenues)
+1 212-782-3040
07:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
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Mon 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 14:00
Tue - Fri 17:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
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New York City, New York
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on the way to a matinee on Saturday for a quick bite. The servers and hostess could not have been nicer. We had a lovely French brunch - croquet madame and a hamburger on brioche both with frites and unlimited mimosas. We were reminded of Paris and the server was very sweet in responding to our attempts... More 

Thank TOF2749
New York City, New York
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89 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They had a most delightful cod on the menu they day I dined and so well seasoned and prepared to my tastes. The dining is part of the Sofitel French experience with a NYC flare of course. This is right in the heart of the Times Square area and on a wonderful block for access to just about everything in... More 

Thank Thomas H
New York, New York, United States
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're meeting with colleagues or friends, it's often a challenge to find a place with good food, a pleasant atmosphere and reasonable prices. Gaby Brasserie Francaise was just what we needed. Once a group of professional colleagues needed a handy place for lunch where we could eat and talk and conduct a mini 'production meeting' at the same time.... More 

Thank MaryAnn D
Jacksonville, Florida
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377 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to a great many hotel restaurants, usually with the idea of convenience, not necessarily quality, but Gaby Brasserie Francaise was a delightful surprise. Our first meal was after a long day playing tourists and, with two children in the party, we were too tired to leave the hotel for a meal. So, we trudged through the lovely... More 

Thank dmarun
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We stayed at the Sofitel and on our way out of town decided to go to Gaby for brunch. What a wonderful little restaurant! The french atmosphere and cuisine were amazing. Flaky, buttery croissants, great coffee, and I never knew Eggs Benedict could taste so good. My husband got the Belgian waffles and they were seriously To-Die-For. Expect to spend... More 

Thank Darcy T
United States
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256 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had breakfast at Gaby twice and celebrated New Year's Eve dinner there. On New Year's Eve we had Brian as a server. He was so attentive as was the rest of the staff. All of our meals were prepared to perfection and food allergies were accommodated. The managers both in the AM and PM were very attentive, stopping by... More 

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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464 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Gaby is a pretty Hotel bar and a French restaurant. Its well located and a good place to meet friends before Theater or fine dining. Very good for French breakfast.

Thank Thomas K
Varennes, Canada
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Last diner of 2016, we had the pleasure to be welcome by Gaby's team at 6:30 for the new eve diner that was delicious. Leo was with us for the whole diner and he was really nice, warm and all his team was nice and efficient. Thank you for making our visit fabulous! Nathalie & Robin

Thank Nchartie
Larchmont, New York
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Taken kids out there for lunch. Although it is located in the Sofitel hotel, it has separate entrance on 45th. Food is nice, though portions size is more European than American. Fish was particularly good.

Thank Ivan S
West Hartford, Connecticut
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Great breakfast! Feels very french. French press coffee, great tea selection and great croissants. We had oatmeal with bananas and an omelette one day and oatmeal with berries and cheese and ham plate another. Very happy with the service and the food. Also, a great place for a glass of wine or cocktail before a show or dinner.

Thank llp324

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 11:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 W 45th St, Sofitel Hotel, New York City, NY 10036-4261
    (Between 5th and 6th Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: Grand Central Station and Times Square-42nd Street are both within two blocks of the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-782-3040
Described as one of the top New York French restaurants, Gaby blends classic French cuisine with an American twist. Indulge in our De-Light menu where you will find low calorie three course meals. Can't decided what you want to eat? Try one of our 30-minute meals served Bento Box-style. Accompany your meal with an extensive worldwide wine selection introduces a flight program for you to discover different grape varieties. Our artisanal cheeses and mini desserts creations are the highlights for an after dinner treat. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at this renowned New York dining spot or simply unwind at Gaby Bar .

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