Reclaimed adult store on Greenwich Street does classic bistro fare. Original honeycomb floors and a shiny tin ceiling restore 19th-century glamour. Long wooden bar ends with bi-coastal oysters on a... read more
EV's Casimir brings downtown style to the Upper East. Bi-level corner bistro with sweet outdoor area. Chef Richard Krause of Café Luxembourg does classics like steak frites, escargot, and du... read more
Brick-walled charmer with a nabe-appropriate children's menu. Five-drink cocktail list with sparkling white wine and rose syrup in the signature Pompette. Classic bistro menu: charcuterie, cheese b... read more
We will always be suckers for a horseshoe bar. Georges Forgeois (Bar Tabac, Café Noir, et al) drops an elegant curve of mahogany, as polished as a yacht, and adds a global bistro to his port... read more
Momofuku alum Tien Ho teams up with Gabriel Stulman for a Little Wisco take on a French-American bistro. Classed-up diner feel. Newspapers hang on racks in the front, if you’re eating alone... read more
Small plate affair from local team behind Alex Garcia’s A.G. Kitchen. Old Nonna space updated with Parisian murals and red-tufted chairs. Three plates per person is standard, with Latino acce... read more
After owner Penny Bradley closed Lyon, she revamped the place into this upscale gastropub in the West Village. Here, they skip the French flare and instead specialize in dry-aged Prime New York Str... read more
Balthazar-inspired bistro up top, roomy lounge downstairs. Broad menu covers classics like Boeuf Bourguignon and moules frites, branches out to Wagyu burgers, duck with smoked maple consommé... read more
Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto turns his attention to corn dogs. Cue apocalypse. Sushi master takes on bistro bites: American comfort classics prepared with Asian accents and Morimoto's creativity. (F... read more
Philosopher theme restaurant, because what’s more appetizing than Hegelian dialectic? Great thinkers immortalized in long wall of black ‘n’ whites. Balance of space is rustic wood... read more
Vegetarian French café in the EV. Cozy hallway of a restaurant gets a brilliant pop from the kelly green tabletops (as the name telegraphs). Parisian-style gnocchi with truffle au gratin is ... read more
Husband and wife duo bring fine fare to breezy 4th St. bistro. Floor-to-ceiling windows and intimate wooden tables, long bar’s good for a chat. New American, French menu sees rabbit pappardel... read more
Bringing class and modernity to signature Jewish dishes. Caters to both your Catskills-visiting grandpa and the hip diner who likes a side of beet and horseradish tartare with their gefilte fish. T... read more
Abe & Arthur's crew heads up to corporate central. Brass as in brasserie, with kitchen serving up American bistro fare. Jelly doughnut pancakes and beer waffles get the day off to a healthful s... read more
Rock ‘tude bistro. Local duo drops creative takes on American classics. Signature Cobb salad upgrades bacon to slow-braised pork belly, pairs it with a poached and then fried egg. Turducken a... read more
Local mom and pop drop an American bistro on the Upper East. Follows the grass-fed herd with focus on local artisanal ingredients. Peaches and pork, cherries and duck, blueberries and mixed greens ... read more
French riff on the classic American lunch counter. Gets things wrong in an endearing way, a la Jerry Lewis. Example: bacon-cheeseburger sausage hot dog, combo-sized with warm lentils and frisee. Fa... read more
Bistro 2.0. Tartines, classic French open-faced sammies, infiltrate a part of the city usually reserved for panini. Authenticity assured by rustic sourdough loafs flown in from Parisian bakery Poil... read more
Cozy Sutton Place townhouse serving bistro classics. Serious classics: think escargot, pâté, cassoulet, and sole meuniere. Expand your culinary horizons with parmentier, a beef cheek s... read more
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Appointment-only, hour-long guided shopping experience. Second show...