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L'Express

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  • French, Bistro
  • 249 Park Ave S, New York NY10003 40.7382848 -73.987665
  • (At 20th St)
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  • (212) 254-5858
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User Ratings (Based on 55 reviews)

3.435
Food 3.6 Value 3.3
Service 3.1 Atmosphere 3.6

Other Restaurant Info

Phone:
work
(212) 254-5858
Website:
www.lexpressnyc.com
Place Order:
Order From L'Express for delivery & takeout
Notes:
Visa, MC, AmEx ($15 Min)
Hours:
Daily: 24 hours
Serves:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Features:
Open Late, Open 24 Hours, Delivery, Online Reservations, Online Ordering, Accepts Credit Cards, Take Out
Delivery Area:
2nd to 5th Ave; 14th to 23rd St

User Reviews

  • L'Express

    Posted by Natalie on 09/26/2009

    Disappoiting Food

    I have passed by this place a lot and always wanted to try it. I was in the neighborhood today with my boyfriend and we decided to give it a try. The place was pretty packed and I liked the atmosphere. I ordered a cappuccino and a sandwich, my boyfriend had crab cake eggs benedict. The sandwich bread was completely burned, the vegetables were cold and the fish tasted like it was not fresh. My boyfriend's crab definitely came out of a can! I was extremely disappointed and pissed that we spent 35 bucks on this brunch. The best thing of the entire meal was the cappuccino! The atmosphere is nice but I will NEVER go back here.

  • L'Express

    Posted by Anonymous on 04/14/2009

    Go to Spot

    I always seem to end up here around 3am after a night of dancing and hanging out with friends. Escargot is delicous!! As is the duck live mousse. Has a nice selection of beers all day long and the burgers are not to be missed!! The lamb burger is what keeps me coming back. Yummmm. Can get a bit loud and rowdy around 4am when those who have been boozing stumble in...but the food is always great 24/7

  • L'Express

    Posted by Anonymous on 03/01/2009

    subpar service

    Super crowded, food was ridiculously expensive, nothing spectacular. The cappuccinos cost $4.95 each, and when we asked for a house coffee refill, the waitress billed us an additional $1.75 for the house coffee! When we got the check we tried to get the coffee charge removed, but she insisted that the cappuccino and the house coffee were different charges. I've never had brunch where I had to pay separate for house coffee if you already ordered a coffee drink! We basically paid over $13 just for coffee. Absurd! The servicenot good. A brunch for 2 cost us $50! We had 2 cappuccinos and 2 orders of omlettes. Save your money, and go elsewhere.

  • L'Express

    Posted by Anonymous on 01/26/2009

    Absurd Service

    The food was ok but the service, if you can call it that, was truly absurd. Our server was contemptuous from the start, but after a misunderstanding resulted in ordering a dish I could not eat he quickly deteriorated from there. The manager was no better and a situation that would have been resolved so easily at any other establishment has resulted in the loss of my and my friends as customers. All this over a dish that cost them less then $4. I wish them luck.

  • L'Express

    Posted by Vincent T. on 01/03/2009

    A french touch...

    As a french guy, I particularly appreciate this spot. I discovered it in 1998 and have been going there since everytime I stay in Manhattan. Friendly & efficient staff, good cuisine regarding the prices. I especially recommend the blood sausage, the "quenelles" & the salmon among the entrees and the "profiterolles", the "tarte tatin" & the chocolate cake velours within the dessert menu. But, please american folks: do not take the burger! I always find silly to go to a french restaurant and then take a burger! What a mess!

  • L'Express

    Posted by Anonymous on 10/31/2008

    Very Good restaurant

    I went to l'Express yesterday and really had a good time, the food was very good, especially the steak tartare. The atmosphere is very frenchy. I highly recommend this restaurant!

  • L'Express

    Posted by Chris H. on 07/15/2008

    Thanks for the hookup...

    I came to lexpress on a decently busy night, at about 3 in the morning. I came in with two girls that were a bit uncomfortable due to their poor English skills. Lucky for me, the manager overheard them speaking Russian and helped them order, while helping me have a better time. The service was awesome. The food was good, but they need to add a little more drink friendly food, and get rid of some French fluff.

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