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La Grenouille

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  • French, Vegetarian-Friendly
  • 3 E 52nd St, New York NY10022 40.759726 -73.975544
  • (Btwn Madison & 5th Ave)
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  • (212) 752-1495
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User Ratings (Based on 47 reviews)

4.395
Food 4.5 Value 3.8
Service 4.7 Atmosphere 4.6

Other Restaurant Info

Phone:
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(212) 752-1495
Fax:
fax
(212) 593-4964
Website:
www.la-grenouille.com
Notes:
Jackets Required Downstairs No Cell Phones Allowed Childen Under 12 Should Be Left At Home Visa, MC, AmEx
Hours:
Tue-Sat: 12pm-2:30pm+5pm-10:30pm
Serves:
Lunch, Dinner
Features:
Business Dining, Group Dining, People Watching, Prix Fixe, Romantic, Pre/Post Theater, Online Reservations, Wheelchair Friendly, Accepts Credit Cards, Lunch Special, Private Parties

User Reviews

  • La Grenouille

    Posted by Kiki on 07/18/2014

    Better than I heard!

    I thought it was fantastic! Went for my 16th birthday and again for my 21st and it just keeps getting better. People say it is snobby and stuffy. I was a teenage when I first went and I found that it was elegant and the service was amazing as well as personable. Some may say that I know nothing of dinning because I am relatively young but I have grown up in NYC and have been to my fair share of international restaurants. Plus I am obsessed with food and if I wasn't headed down the lawyer track would probably want to be a chef or food critic.

  • La Grenouille

    Posted by Rebecca on 06/22/2014

    Elegant, outdated, mediocre

    La Grenouille has excellent atmosphere, but falls short on food. I've lived in France, and a place like this exists to make people enjoy their wealth, rather than their palates. They do meat well, and the wine list is lovely. The flower arrangements are great, and the waiters are charming, blah blah. But there is no creativity in the dishes, the breads were stale (stale!), and my desserts were dull and tasteless. Very sad. Considering all NYC has to offer, it's kind of an insult to eat here, because they don't seem to be trying so much as floating on their status (quo). And what is French cuisine about, really, except technical excellence, flavor and sophistication? La Grenouille delivers none of that. Celebrities and Manhattanites dine there, but I can't eat glamor. Go only if you prefer to be seen rather than pleased.

  • La Grenouille

    Posted by NAT on 06/09/2014

    perfect evening out..

    FABULOUS...Perfect dining in NYC

  • La Grenouille

    Posted by Bobby5000 on 01/09/2014

    Excellent restaurant and enjoyable evening

    It was my turn to take some friends out who were kind enough to help during a recent illness. We had a wonderful evening. The dish appropriately called appetizer featured an impressive and ample variety of foods and the tab seemed fair. A few suggestions 1. Order the appetizer. 2. Consider eating upstairs. It is not the "in" area. It is quite pretty and quiet and we spent an unusually relaxing few hours on a Saturday night, a rariety in New York. 3. This is a traditional restaurant and you will get a sizable desert along with some complimentary sweets, a little too much for me. Consider asking for a substitute for one or having a quite pleasant cheese platter as we did. 4. You are expected to wear a jacket even upstairs. We had an enjoyable time.

  • La Grenouille

    Posted by foodfan on 06/27/2013

    Something went wrong

    I was looking forward to eating at La Grenouille again. The last time was probably 20 years ago. And the food was as good as I remembered. It's old-fashioned but beautifully so, with offerings like quenelles, frogs legs and kidneys. (Some with a hefty additional charge to the $100+ prix fixe, but we knew it was expensive going in.) The problem, oddly enough, was the service. Not only was the wait between courses prolonged, but they brought us the wrong bottle of wine, one that cost twice as much as what we ordered. Not the service you have a right to expect from this grande dame. The next time I plan to spend that much I'll go to Daniel.

  • La Grenouille

    Posted by Anonymous on 06/13/2013

    Beyond excellent!

    I agree! I was there for lunch today, too. Magnificent!! I would suggest the Floating Island for dessert. I have been coming since the 60's with my parents. Now i come every time I am in NY. It is a special restaurant and only gets better each time.

  • La Grenouille

    Posted by anonymous on 04/13/2013

    Heavenly!

    I have been to La Grenouille a number of times and I think they have gotten even better than before! We had lunch there today and everything was excellent. It is worthwhile to order the special of the day (there is usually only one and someone in the kitchen works some magic with it). Also, if you can resist the souffle, I recommend the Morbier et Myrtilles, Biscuit aux Amandes for dessert. It is slightly warm, which I would never have thought of doing to a cheese like Morbier, and it combines superbly with the slightly honeyed flavors of the biscuits aux amandes and the myrtilles.

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