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Bouley Restaurant

163 Duane Street, New York City, NY 10013-3810
+1 212-964-2525
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (232 reviews)
“porcini flan” (83 reviews)
“bread bar” (111 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
163 Duane Street, New York City, NY 10013-3810
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just so it is understood I am comparing this to Per Se, Daniel, Le Bernadin, la Grenouille. The ambiance was perfect. Beautiful cozy, classy, intimate venue. My husband is gluten sensitive and they were very accommodating. Their tasting menu was totally gluten free, and they...More

Thank RHGH2001
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to Bouley to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary and had a memorable meal. Hands down this is the restaurant to celebrate a special occasion or just dine in for the pure enjoyment of a FANTASTIC experience. The food is amazing and the staff...More

Thank DBG5
Reviewed 1 week ago

Celebrated my birthday this week at Bouley in NYC. What an unbelievable dinner. We decided to do the 6 course tasting menu and so glad we did. Explosions of tastes for each course, the visual of the plate, what a wonderful culinary experience. Quail eggs,...More

Thank JoeJr1965
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have an indulgent habit of fine dining when we travel. We have both been to NYC before but not together, so as part of our mini moon I wanted to make sure on our 3 nights here we ate in the...More

Thank Rohit P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Twenty-five years, the original Bouley was certainly the best restaurant in New York City. Chef then decided to expand and closed it. He then spent the next twenty years trying to become what he had been, and never succeeded. We ate there recently and had...More

Thank minkovich
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service that goes together with exceptional food. Very warm and cozy ambience. We had the testing menu, all the courses were delicious. I particularly like the egg and the duck. The only problem has been the size of the portions, for me way too...More

Thank EleUdinTrip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had been to the other location and loved it, this was my first visit to Bouley at Duane street. The apples in the entrance gives it such a great inviting aroma and this I loved from their first location. The reception area and the...More

Thank maribelcuprilldefust
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just down the road from our new home and very highly rated. Had to try it. Has a jacket requirement for men so some planning was necessary. The food is truly delicious and complex. The atmosphere is quite stiff though. We had an excellent meal...More

Thank Vibha R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best restaurants in New York. The decor is a little old fashioned but the place is well kept and pleasant. We tried the lunch tasting menu with 5 dishes you can choose from a menu with enough alternatives. Even though...More

Thank Ramon A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just finished what might be our last lunch at Bouley, as the restaurant is scheduled to close. As always, it was simply wonderful. From the sea urchin appetizer to the chocolate dessert with espresso ice cream with all of the extras in between, it...More

Thank Davidjx
What’s in a name? In this case it is the unique title
of “Triangle Below Canal Street” that became a popular
nickname in the 1970s. An attractive neighbourhood
filled with handsome lofts on the edge of the
Financial District, this lovely slice of Manhattan
offers plenty of fine dining experiences and art
galleries. Plus, it’s home to the city’s most exciting
film event, the Tribeca Film Festival, that takes
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How much is the pre fix dinner? How many courses?
24 October 2016|
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Response from RobLaw47 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, but lunch is a gift. I recall thinking that dinner was NOT.
Is it cold inside the resteraunt ,because of the air con and will I need a coverup for my shoulders because of this please ??
7 June 2016|
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Response from Nessim L | Reviewed this property |
We thought it was fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
11:30 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
11:30 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
11:30 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
11:30 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
11:30 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 Duane Street, New York City, NY 10013-3810
    (Hudson Street)
  • Public Transportation: Chambers Street stop 1,2,3,A,C,E lines Brooklyn Bridge stop 4,5,6 lines City Hall stop R line
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > TriBeCa
  • Neighbourhood: TriBeCa
  • Phone Number: +1 212-964-2525
  • E-mail
Bouley features the exciting culinary talents of famed four- star Chef, David Bouley. Bouley offers French cuisine with modern Asian influences served in an elegant and intimate setting. In addition to the a la carte menu, the restaurant offers a $59 five course tasting menu for lunch, a prix fixe of three courses for $135 and $195 six course tasting menu for dinner. Parties of 8 or more may order from the tasting menu only and deposit is required to secure a reservation. Chef Bouley is always happy to accommodate all dietary needs and restrictions. Jackets are required for gentlemen at both lunch and dinner.
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