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Le Bernardin

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner

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Le Bernardin, Zagat's top pick for 2013, and awarded the Michelin Guide's coveted 3-stars as well as The New York Times' highest rating of 4-stars, has maintained its status of excellence for over 20 years and its international acclaim as one of the world's top seafood restaurants. Owner/Chef Eric Ripert continues to set unsurpassed standards with his piscatorial paradise and partner Maguy Le Coze's seamless and unparalleled service. *When making your reservation, please indicate in the Special Requests box if you will be attending THEATER so that we may accommodate you appropriately.
USD 41 - USD 90
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews tasting menu seafood langoustines white tuna amuse bouche yellowfin tuna truffle pasta dover sole foie gras striped bass surf and turf kobe beef bread crab sorbet prix fixe eric ripert
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Reviewed today via mobile

It's been a week since my visit to Le Bernardin, and I'm still struggling to find the right words to describe this amazing experience. Those 3 Michelin stars have been well earned.... The one phrase that keeps coming to mind is food as an artform....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Edwin P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

All dishes perfect cuisine, perfect atmosphere, great skilled staff. To be honest not really adventurous cooking. A bit heavy sauces which are a bit much for the delicate fish. Not bad at all, but not top end. Rather 2 then 3 stars.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Robert044
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I ate here before a broadway show. There sat me in the lounge but I’m sure that tables were available- it sort of felt that the staff were looking down on me because I wasn’t dressed to the nines. But, I understand it is a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank NottinghamGent
Reviewed 3 days ago

Le Benardin is one of the great dining experiences in America. Have never had a bad meal. Recently had filet and crab. Fabulous. Great wait staff and a cozy and glamourous setting make dinner at Le Bernardin a real treat. Fine dining but never so...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank FredTravelVa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My nephew from Manila is a foodie. He insisted on eating at Le Bernardin when he was here. I was hedging because of the cost. I do not regret taking him there. The service was flawless and the food just heavenly. It is not rated...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Cynthia G
Reviewed 1 week ago

While I have eaten at many fine restaurants in my lifetime, this was the first experience in a Top 50 Restaurant in the World. And, I understand now the difference. Le Bernardin has a reputation as the finest seafood restaurant in the country - it...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wevisited here recently for my birthday and to say goodbye to our visit to New York. I can say it was well worth the visit, the staff made you feel welcome and couldn't do enough for you, I'm sure at one point we had 5...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank markj6793
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For sure, one of the best restaurants that I have been. I went with my family for Christmas Eve dinner. We ordered the tasting menu. It was amazing! The service was really good, and the food also. I recommend it.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank patipizzato
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Le Bernardin is amazing. Wonderful place, good location, very polite staff. The food is amazing, the drinks too. My family ate the course menu. We will return certainly. The only problem was the reservation, it was very difficult to reach them by phone, it was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BernadeteP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before I proposed to my wife in Paris,the last meal we ate at Le Bernardin in NYC. I can say the experience was better than any of the restaurants we went to in France. Have the tasting menu and let the staff pamper you. The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Melissa T
16 January 2019|
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Response from HenryG777 | Reviewed this property |
When you call for a reservation, tell them your situation and explain you need everything well-cooked. I'd suggest you call them again the day before just to remind them. Kind regards, Henry
15 November 2018|
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Response from dreamteampr | Reviewed this property |
Reservations strongly suggested!
27 September 2018|
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Response from Zeina_the_Bee | Reviewed this property |
I totally agree
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