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Madison Bistro

238 Madison Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10016
+1 212-447-1919
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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CUISINES
French, European, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
238 Madison Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10016
Neighbourhood: Midtown
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

Visited here during a recent stay in New York. The food was very nice and the onion soup was wonderful. Service also was very good. However, portion sizes were quite small and all of us felt it was vastly overpriced which was fed back to...More

Thank Lindy L
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We had been her for dinner a while ago, but I wanted to try it for lunch. My wife and I had visited The Morgan Library that morning, so the location was perfect. The service was warm, and the food was first rate. The wine...More

Thank Kent B
claude G, Owner at Madison Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your comments. We appreciate you kindness and are working hard to make our customers happy.

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

First time visit. Stopped in for a late lunch after a business meeting nearby. Warm and somewhat rustic atmosphere. Reflective of a true French bistro. Tables are a bit close together so if crowded could see how it would be noisy. French onion soup was...More

Thank Hammbrook
claude G, Owner at Madison Bistro, responded to this review

We are sorry for your disappointment, We hope to please you on your next visit. Anyway thank you for taking the time of writing on our page.

Reviewed 25 January 2017

Clients who live around the corner hosted me at their "local". After some drinks I settled on the Hanger Steak and was delighted at the taste and presentation. The bread was delicious and the attention by the staff was frequent, but not intrusive. I can...More

Thank lud2006
claude G, Owner at Madison Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for this review, We wish to see you again soon.

Reviewed 23 December 2016

Met for holiday lunch at the Madison Bistro. The location was picked because it's very near The Morgan Library that we were visiting. Been here before for just drinks. The decor is nice. Wait staff good. The pre fix lunch is excellent. I am not...More

Thank 3Peggy
claude G, Owner at Madison Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your lovely review. We would like to wish you Happy Holidays. We hope to see you again...even if you are not a french food fan...;)

Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

The Pre Fix lunch and dinner opportunities in midtown are fabulous this year. Madison Bistro does not disappoint nice menu - FRENCH PLUS. great staff. Sit in the bar and people watch. For dinner make a reservation. The duck and the Mussels are some of...More

Thank Up69
claude G, Owner at Madison Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting Madison Bistro and taking the time for writing about my restaurant. I am very happy that you enjoyed your dinner with us. Please visit us again soon.

Reviewed 25 November 2016

We had a wonderful experience in this restaurant. One of us had duck breast, which was the best fowl he'd ever had. The other had filet of dorade, also delicious. The portions were perfectly sized and the food was expertly prepared. We both had soup--French...More

Thank lstraveler48
claude G, Owner at Madison Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this lovely comment, We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had a breakfast in this French style Resturent, the decoration is so nice , seating near the window was nice two , staff and service were good and the food also,we did have a good time .

Thank 851hashema
claude G, Owner at Madison Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for this lovely comment. We hope to see you again very soon.

Reviewed 8 October 2016

Madison Bistro was near our hotel. We didn't book but it wasn't busy the Sunday night we went. Food and service were excellent and we had a most enjoyable evening there. Its expensive but worth it for the experience.

Thank Peter B
claude G, Owner at Madison Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your sweet comment on #madisonbistro We delight to hear your words and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 29 September 2016

I was visiting NYC and staying at the Morgan Hotel. On a rainy day, I invited 2 friends I hadn't seen i a while to lunch and we went to the Madison Bistro. I requested a quiet corner, and I wasn't disappointed. We were seated...More

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claude G, Owner at Madison Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for taking the time and review Madison Bistro. I am glad you've enjoyed your dinner with us. We, all hope to see you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 28 - USD 45
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 22:30
Monday
07:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:30
Thursday
07:30 - 22:30
Friday
07:30 - 23:00
Saturday
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 238 Madison Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10016
    (37th Street)
  • Public Transportation: 4,5,6 to Grand Central
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-447-1919
  • E-mail
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.