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Gaby Brasserie Francaise

) #1,418 of 9,269 Restaurants in New York City $$ - $$$ French
44 W 45th St, Sofitel Hotel, New York City, NY 10036-4261
+1 212-782-3040
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
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06:00 - 22:30All hours
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44 W 45th St, Sofitel Hotel, New York City, NY 10036-4261
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Gaby is located on the lobby (ground) level of the Sofitel, just a few steps from the front desk. It can be accessed from the hotel or directly from 45th street. The interior is non-descript, with small tables and chairs. Adjacent to it is the...More

Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is superb and it's easy to over-order. Listen to the waiter! A half-salad will be plenty with a lunch entree such as tuna or salmon. Or try the fixed-price lunch or the bento box lunch. All are superb. I love the kale caesar...More

Thank Nan F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Location is of course very convenient and service is really good but... baguette was dry, salmon over cooked and vegetables under cooked. I hope that this was an exception to their normal standard.

Thank Victoire36
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always stay at the Sofitel when we go to NYC. We think it offers luxury at a not-too-luxurious price. Gaby is their in-house restaurant, and it is very good. While we find breakfast to be overpriced and some have said the same about the...More

Thank canncan
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

While staying at the Sofitel we had drinks both nights at Gaby. It is a lovely high end brasserie. Management wear suits. As previous Tripees have stated, drinks are pricey. However, my martini was huge. We enjoyed.

Thank Reasonable50
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I visited Gaby for dinner. The salad was flavorful and bursting with flavors. The sea bass was too salty but still passable. The food was of smaller sizes than typically expected. My martini was $19 which is pricey even in Manhattan. The staff members were...More

Thank chopin1981
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is part of the SOFITEL. The restaurant is good but way overpriced. Today we had a relatively good deal for French Onion soup, Steak and desert. The onion soup and steak were nice but the desert, we had the cheesecake and the Creme...More

Thank Marcenlinda2015
Reviewed 27 March 2017

My wife and I stayed at the Sofitel while visiting and NY and Gaby's was the path of least resistance on our first morning in the city. I am so glad that we sat down and ate there. The food and service was first rate....More

2  Thank Steve N
Reviewed 27 February 2017

As I was walking to meet a friend at their hotel, I happened to see the menu for Gaby "Restaurant Francaise", located in the Sofitel hotel just a few doors from where my friend was staying. Having seen the menu, I knew that this would...More

Thank JiffTuna
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We stopped here on the way to a matinee on Saturday for a quick bite. The servers and hostess could not have been nicer. We had a lovely French brunch - croquet madame and a hamburger on brioche both with frites and unlimited mimosas. We...More

Thank TOF2749
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 W 45th St, Sofitel Hotel, New York City, NY 10036-4261
    (Between 5th and 6th Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: Grand Central Station and Times Square-42nd Street are both within two blocks of the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-782-3040
  • E-mail
Described as one of the top New York French restaurants, Gaby blends classic French cuisine with an American twist. Indulge in our De-Light menu where you will find low calorie three course meals. Can't decided what you want to eat? Try one of our 30-minute meals served Bento Box-style. Accompany your meal with an extensive worldwide wine selection introduces a flight program for you to discover different grape varieties. Our artisanal cheeses and mini desserts creations are the highlights for an after dinner treat. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at this renowned New York dining spot or simply unwind at Gaby Bar .
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