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
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
Third-generation pastry chef François Payard adds his mastery to the cluttered UES sweet scene. Ultra-high end bakery; unlike its siblings, this one's not even bothering with the bread side ... read more
Eric Kayser puts New York in good standing with Paris, Tokyo, and Dubai by opening his 79th shop. Signature is the Baguette Monge—crusty on the outside, dense and oh-so-tasty on the inside. B... read more
Casual brasserie spawned from Soho’s Jean Claude, adding Roman numerals and a bit more formality. Comfy space, bright color blocks on the walls and a vintage “Martini” mural over ... read more
Jean-Georges Vongerichten's comfy French in the revamped Mark Hotel, inspired by the country cooking of the star chef's childhood. Pastoral black truffle brieburger, buckwheat fettucine, foie gras ... read more
Nabe fave bistro for upper-crust Upper East Siders. Sleek, refurbished interior with arched ceiling and walls embedded with old-timey, rustic tools. True to Boulud obsessions, pricey menu gets a... read more
Family-friendly by morning, grown-up by night. Intimate but casual date spot for crepes, paninis, coffee, and cocktails. Large private room is available for birthday parties and special events. The... read more
Takes wine theme a mite far, with barrel-vaulted ceiling and framed photos of wine stains identified by vineyard. Top list delivers, though, matched by excellent charcuterie. Full brasserie menu sh... read more
Tarot card readings, live music, private baby showers...what doesn't Brasserie Julien offer? Great for special events or simply a romantic outing. Classic French onion soup and traditional beef tar... read more
Pastis clone right down to the front doors, but tamer vibe. Andy D. serves up inventive French Riviera cuisine. Goat cheese salads, fennel-cured mackerel, squash blossom beignets. Meet friends for ... read more
Parisian-style brasserie, takes Balthazar's standard and bumps it up a notch. Stroll past the sidewalk café and into Art Nouveau paradise. Frosted glass, potted palms, creamy arches, dark ma... read more
Loire Valley outpost from the French Roast/Nice Matin crew. Great sidewalk scene in the warmer months, big, versatile room stays cozy for the winter. Order off the mirrors for classics like moules ... read more
Pricey, sure, but worth every penny. Tucked in the base of the brass-and-glass Trump International condo tower, this lofty French eatery gives the Donald a desperately needed infusion of elegance-b... read more
Brasserie extraordinaire, an Upper East must from the zinc bar, crystal tulip chandeliers, and Art Deco touches to a chef named Bergougnoux. Sole meuniere filleted at the table is a way more classy... read more
Superstar French suited to your dramatic entrances. Like a Roman palazzo, hitting Corinthian columns, glitzy chandeliers, clean white scheme. Almost hate to touch the food it's so incredibly const... read more
Get back, JoJo. Jean-Georges’s long-running romance HQ, nestled into elegant uptown townhouse. Provençal vibe, from blood orange exterior to terracotta flooring lifted from ancient Fre... read more
Reliably delicious French spot has entertained locals and Bloomingdale's shoppers going on three decades now. Three meals a day, if you're trying to go full Gallic. Petit Dejenuer features crepes, ... read more
First of its kind in the hood continues to shine. Often imitated, rarely surpassed pre-Balthazar bistro with classic white tile and flickering candles. Drink in the murmur of sophisticated conversa... read more
Sandy tried to leave some literal watermarks, but riverfront perch ...
Restaurant and lounge inspired by early 20th-century music recordin...
For women who love that beach chic look, this spot really does have...
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-t...
Neighborhood burger and shake spot nabs awesome name, restored Harl...