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DB Bistro Moderne

55 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036
+1 212-391-2400
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (44 reviews)
“foie gras” (69 reviews)
“burger” (120 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, American, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
55 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Honestly food by Chef Daniel Boulud rarely disappoint, and Bistro Moderne was great. I had the $50 Prix Fixe, which was wonderful, and my friends ordered the famous short rib burger with foie gras. The service was attentive and good. However, the restaurant was very...More

Thank Adrian L
TheDinexGroup, General Manager at DB Bistro Moderne, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Knowing how much you enjoy Chef Daniel’s food brings a smile to our faces, and I thank you for your terrific compliments for db Bistro Moderne’s fresh take on French bistro cuisine and ambiance. We all truly appreciate your kind words for our professional service,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very pleasant dining experience. Food is of French style and very well prepared. Service is very efficient. A place we will definitely return to. The only adverse factor is that like many places, when it's busy it's noisy!

Thank Gerald S
TheDinexGroup, General Manager at DB Bistro Moderne, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Gerald, Your kind compliments for our cuisine and service are very much appreciated. Thank you for sharing your enjoyment of your dining experience here, and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Gratefully, Rachel Ossakow, db Bistro Moderne

Reviewed 1 week ago

With theater starting at 7 many nights now finding a good place for a very early dinner is a challenge. DB Moderne has great food and the staff asks if you are going to the theater, what time, and does not seem to think you...More

Thank nyreader6228
TheDinexGroup, General Manager at DB Bistro Moderne, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are always happy to accommodate theater time schedules, and love sending you on your way after a great meal to enjoy the rest of your evening. Thank you for your terrific compliments for our cuisine, as well as our attentive team’s service. We look...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have dined at DB Bistro Moderne several times, but have never before experienced their breakfast. The restaurant never fails to meet your expectation, and though the breakfast menu is somewhat limited, you still get the great service, the nice ambiance, and the high quality...More

Thank RGSOUNDF
TheDinexGroup, General Manager at DB Bistro Moderne, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am delighted you chose to join us for breakfast this time, and thank you for your continued patronage. Our guests’ enjoyment is our top-priority, so your wonderful compliments for all we offer to make every meal special, as well as your high recommendation, are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Find and I were looking for a restaurant before the theater and we weren't having much luck. We stumbled across 120 w 41st Street. It is in a new hotel. We shared a salad and then each ordered a separate entrée. We were delighted with...More

Thank pspeerit
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The night my friend & I dined at this restaurant, a place we had visited 4 years ago. We hoped it would be as good but I am delighted to say it was even better. The prix fix menu was varied enough for both our...More

Thank 1ecg2
TheDinexGroup, General Manager at DB Bistro Moderne, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am very happy you discovered our cuisine and service to be even better than 4 years ago, as it confirms that our efforts to constantly refine and improve, in order to make your experience the very best, are successful. Thank you for your fabulous...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister and I were in NYC to see two Broadway shows on a Sunday in July. We had only about two hours between the shows to have dinner so we wanted to go somewhere in the Times Square area. We stopped in to BD...More

Thank karenamullin
TheDinexGroup, General Manager at DB Bistro Moderne, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Karen, I am glad we had a table available so you and your sister could dine with us between shows! We enjoy answering questions and providing helpful suggestions, so your terrific compliments for our attentive and helpful team, as well as for the Dover...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this restaurant because of a number of reviews I had read. Perhaps we were just on an off-night. The wait staff was helpful and friendly and the food was presented quickly - which was good since we had theater tickets. I do not...More

Thank Bjdoliber
TheDinexGroup, General Manager at DB Bistro Moderne, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am glad you joined us for dinner, and appreciate your kind words for our black sea bass, as well as our professional, friendly team. I am sorry you were disappointed in your DB Burger, and hope that won’t prevent you from coming again to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chose the happy hour menu and drinks(between 15.00 and 18.00). Limited choice, but everything great, especially the Skinny chips- and we are experts. Portions snack size, although enough for us. Charles the waiter was a total delight -efficient, knowledgeable, and amusing. In the end not...More

Thank johnny064
TheDinexGroup, General Manager at DB Bistro Moderne, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

A fun, relaxing happy hour with delicious bites and beverages is what we aim for, so I am glad you stopped in and enjoyed what we offer, especially our Skinny Chips! Thank you, also, for sharing your terrific compliments for the professional, friendly service you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a waste of $200!! In fairness.. the waitstaff was very good. Ordered the SPECIAL $35 hamburger... cold and very underwhelming. I had coq au vin... the worst I ever had. Burnt and terrible sauce. Wine was $25 a glass. Don't mind spending the money...More

Thank jeromes245
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036
    (between 5th and 6th Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: Subway 1,2,3,7,A,C,E,N,Q,R,W Stop at 42nd St. Times Square Subway B,D,F,V Stop at 42nd St. & 6th Avenue
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-391-2400
Description
Experience the new db bistro moderne! Chef Daniel Boulud's contemporary French bistro has undergone a complete renovation. With the addition of a handsome new cocktail bar, and a newly-crafted menu by Executive Chef Jim Burke in collaboration with Daniel Boulud. db bistro serves updated bistro classics with a modern twist and market-driven French-American cuisine. Located one block East of Times Square, db bistro is the perfect spot for pre- and post-theater dining, a Midtown business lunch or breakfast 'L'Express' of cappuccino and viennoisserie at the bar. A $48 pre-theater prix-fixe dinner menu is available in addition to a full a la care menu. The Lunch Prix Fixe menu will have you back to your desk of off to a matinee quickly and affordably. DB is happy to host large parties and private events from 14-165 guests.
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