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Cafe d'Alsace

) #799 of 9,164 Restaurants in New York City $$ - $$$, French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
1695 2nd Ave, Southwest Corner 88th and 2nd Avenue, New York City, NY 10128-3219
+1 212-722-5133
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (46 reviews)
“steak frites” (19 reviews)
“choucroute” (12 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1695 2nd Ave, Southwest Corner 88th and 2nd Avenue, New York City, NY 10128-3219
Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
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1 - 10 of 258 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I went for brunch and it was wonderful. We sat at the bar waiting for a table and had a drink. Great to just people watch and the bartender was very friendly and helpful with a drink I wanted. I ordered an...More

Thank delospoppy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Authentic feeling décor with some dishes and many wines from Alsace, along with many other dishes and wines. Had the regular prix fixe. Reasonably priced and everything from tarte flambé to desserts at least very good. Not trying to be cutting edge. Not a special...More

Thank si101503
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this wonderful French restaurant, enjoyed the Pre Theater price fix menu from 5-6:00 p.m. What a deal! It is a great atmosphere and we had fabulous service and food and drink.

Thank pamrose986
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This restaurant could be on a corner in St. Germain in Paris and fit right in. The food is classic French cafe - fabulous onion soup, really good steak frite, cream brûlée. Moderate prices and excellent service. Get reservations on weekend nights. It fills up...More

Thank BeenAroundAptos
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, great service and well prepared food. Nice size portions which is unusual for NYC. They don't take reservations so go early or be prepared to wait.

Thank jaa251
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I love this place whether it is brunch, lunch or dinner. The atmosphere is sweet, service good and I always enjoy my meal.

Thank Dusty M
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Rock music so loud that cannot talk or think clearly. drinks expensive-$16+ and measured precisely. Attitude of staff mixed and encounter with manager very poor & unprofessional.

Thank Barrett R
Reviewed 20 March 2017

After a long day, this was a great place to have a leisurely place to enjoy a nice meal. It was a lovely evening and we sat outside and watched the world go by as we savored every bite. the tarte flambee was large enough...More

Thank Elaine G
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This french bistro is located in the UES and it lives up to its reputation. We had a fixed price dinner with a delicious beet salad, steak frites and a wonderful creme brûlée, which at $42 is great value for the quality of food served....More

Thank Alfredo8074
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This has become our restaurant of choice when meeting and dining with American relations, approximately every three months. A very enjoyable and relaxed lunch, accompanied by good wine by the glass and excellent Bronx pale ale. Very good value fixed priced 3 course lunch, with...More

Thank KenFoulger
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1695 2nd Ave, Southwest Corner 88th and 2nd Avenue, New York City, NY 10128-3219
    (88th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-722-5133
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With Cafe D'Alsace, Tour De France NYC bring their expertise in Alsatian cuisine to the UES. Chef Philippe Roussel interprets the cuisine with a contemporary New York flair. Cafe D'Alsace has one of the city's most distinguished beer selections - including a beer sommelier to assist you in selecting the perfect choice.