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“Wonderful breakfast; delicious lunch, can't wait for dinner”
Review of Madison Bistro

Madison Bistro
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Ranked #2,111 of 13,820 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$28 - US$45
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighbourhood: Midtown
Cross street: 37th Street
Transit: 4,5,6 to Grand Central
Description: Madison Bistro is a French Bistro with a modern twist that is based on a mix of Godard's family recipes and traditional French recipes. Diners can enjoy the wonderful cuisine in the restaurant's dining hall that has a Parisian ambiance with a touch of classic French influence, all the while retaining its casual and classy atmosphere.
Los Angeles, California
Level 6 Contributor
132 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Wonderful breakfast; delicious lunch, can't wait for dinner”
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Having read the reviews, I can't say I have enjoyed dinner at Madison Bistro yet. But I have had several wonderful breakfasts and delicious lunches. Breakfast has never been very crowded so the restaurant is quiet. The omelettes are always carefully prepared and the eggs salmon benedict superb.

Lunches have been equally good. The restaurant has often been crowded, but I found the noise manageable. The specials are always well-recommended and very good. Lately, there has been an excellent prix fixe lunch at a great price for 2 courses and dessert.

Excellent place for Murray Hill and a short walk down from midtown.

  • Visited May 2014
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Antananarivo, Madagascar
Level 6 Contributor
213 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Best ever French food experience in Manhattan”
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Excellent French cuisine, tasty, generous and very accessible. I really enjoyed eating the lasagna and the sorbet. Follow my example and 'Bon appetit"!

Visited May 2014
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claude G, Owner at Madison Bistro, responded to this review, 4 June 2014
Thank you very much for your review.
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Just so... so”
Reviewed 30 May 2014

I had dinner there last night with family. The place is OK but not spectacular. It is a rather quiet place so it's good for having conversation. The food was OK but I was disappointed with my trout. It was rather dry and lacked any special flavor. Other guest at my table had short ribs and a steak and they seem to enjoy their choices.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank MarieJosephine
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Bellmore, NY
Level 6 Contributor
302 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Nice but limited”
Reviewed 4 May 2014

Cute little place on Madison Ave., you need to walk into to find out that there is a restaurant, front is a bar. View onto a small garden in the back that needs some major work, they'd be better off keeping the window shaded than opening it up to that scene. Food was fair, nothing great, no great flavors.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank srcesq
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Paris, France
Level 6 Contributor
109 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Good”
Reviewed 17 March 2014 via mobile

Very Nice place on Madison.
The food is very good, I had avocado with crab and then roasted chicken with Potatoes and it was very nice.
I had the "crème brûle" as a dessert and it was one of the best I ever ate.

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Thank Jude A
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