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Benoit New York

) #404 of 9,348 Restaurants in New York City $$$$ French,
60 W 55th St, Between Fifth & Sixth Aves, New York City, NY 10019-5308
+1 646-943-7373
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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11:45 - 23:00All hours
French, Contemporary
60 W 55th St, Between Fifth & Sixth Aves, New York City, NY 10019-5308
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Last night we went for the first time to Benoit for dinner. Their special Restaurant Week menu ($42 each) looked very inviting so we each tried it. We both ordered an octopus salad, I had the hangar steak (which was a bit on the tough...More

Thank LWL3333
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Alain Ducasse's Benoit is the embodiment of a modern Parisienne bistro, the off-white walls updating the remnants of some Belle Epoque lighting fixtures from the prior LCB Bistro (the premises were the former, as created by Jean Jacques Rachou of La Cote Basque fame whose...More

Thank Conseiller99
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bistro or Brasserie, fancy or casual, an excellent authentic French Restaurant @ great location, good Food & Reasonable! Famous Chef owner the Place & help is ver courteous & efficient, also pleasant which makes for part of the ambience & dining experience is always enhanced!...More

Thank Marilyn b
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the prix fixe with delicious french onion soup, hangar steak which was fair for taste, and profiteroles. We also had the skirt steak which was small and quite tough. The atmosphere was nice and I would like to try another dish for comparison....More

Thank lovestotravel00
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This French restaurant is very high end and thus the prices are quite high too. The ambiance is fairly nice, especially in the bar area at the front. The service is friendly and pretty efficient - that is, until the place gets crowded; then you...More

Thank IAP65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When in doubt and looking for great food in the City. We often pick the 3 course menu lunch as it is just the perfect size and flavours ! Delicious! Everything cooked to perfection and beautifully presented with excellent service. Always a go to spot!!

Thank Joslikestravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've had the good fortune to dine at Benoit several times, but doing so during restaurant week is particularly good timing, as you can experiment with several courses at a reasonable price. First, the ambience - tables are a bit close and the air conditioning...More

Thank Teresita_Herndon_VA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you seek an upscale dining experience featuring traditional French cuisine, Benoit is a good choice. This is an authentic French bistro, hence, the small portions will surprise anyone whose never traveled abroad, or otherwise lacks familiarity with French bistros. Multiple course meals are a...More

Thank KoolNYC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the menu. All the servers were very sweet and polite. Very patient with explaining items on the menu as some of the wording was french. The eggplant mini starter was average but everything else was great. French onion soup was delish and huge portion....More

Thank Abdulwahab A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i am a fan of Ducasse. He had a good restaurant at the St Regis but it failed. Benoit wants to be the duplicate of its eponymous brother at Les Halles, but the Paris feeling has been lost crossing the ocean. The architect got the...More

Thank Joao C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
French, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
11:45 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 W 55th St, Between Fifth & Sixth Aves, New York City, NY 10019-5308
    (Between 5th and 6th Avenues)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 646-943-7373
  • E-mail
Restaurant, Wine Bar & Private Dining - Open since 2008, Benoit New York is the third member of internationally-acclaimed Chef Alain Ducasse's Benoit family - which also includes the bistro in Paris since 1912 and Benoit Tokyo. In New York, guests enjoy a warm and authentic experience and a menu filled with traditional bistro dishes with a modern flair. In August 2016, the restaurant underwent a renovation, bringing a contemporary New York City touch to the classic French restaurant.
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