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Le Rivage

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Midtown
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340 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3928 (Between 8th and 9th Avenues)
+1 212-765-7374
Today
11:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:30 - 21:30
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Floral Park, New York
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107 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I ate here before seeing a Broadway show on a Saturday night. Reservations are a must! Our table was a little delayed, given the snowstorm going on outside - - people were "lingering" as the owner/manager told us upon checkin. (It wasn't a problem for us.) Once seated, our servers were wonderful - attentive, accurate and engaged.... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a treat. If you want to feel transported to New York's glamorous days with some wonderful, simple French food, go here. You won't be sorry!

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Danbury, Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took our grown children and their dates here as a Christmas gift prior to a show. Everyone loved it and said they will always remember it! It was fun and the food was amazing. They catered to the special vegan needs of one guest and the late arrival of two. So happy that we opted to go!

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Manahawkin, New Jersey
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I had reservations at Le Rivage last night. We have been there several times and it is our "go to" place when we are in the Times Square area. While we had a reservation for last evening we were so delayed by the holiday traffic that we were twenty minutes late. The owner went out of his... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time. Fast and good service. Great food and good wine! The restaurant has a good atmosphere.

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UBE
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

This is one of those special places you almost want to keep to yourself. The prix fixe is a surprisingly good value. The staff is welcoming and efficient with just a bit of a French accent to help you pretend you are somewhere else than on a busy NY street. The oven baked seafood crepe is worthy of one of... More 

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New Jersey
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

If you are looking for a grand dining experience of the sort your found at a 3 Star restaurant in Paris this is probably not your best bet. But, if you are looking for a very nice meal before or after theater it should be just right. The food is traditional (escargot, pate, Boeuf Bourguignon etc). There is a bar.... More 

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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Le Rivage was recommended to us by the manager of a nearby Air B and B. Because he was French and loved this restaurant, we figured it was a good bet for dinner. We were not disappointed. The fixed price menu as set at $39 for appetizer, main, and dessert. All, especially the venison and duck l'orange entrees, were outstanding... More 

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Brooklyn
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

We came here for a prix fixe dinner before a show. We've been here before. The service was exquisite, Sara, our waitperson, checked in with us, knew we had to make an 8 PM curtain, and ordered our food before taking our drink order. Dishes came out warm and tasty, and right away. We ordered the seafood bisque and pate... More 

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Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We had dined at Le Rivage previously and enjoyed it. So since we were going to be in the City for my niece's birthday, we decided to treat her. We were extremely disappointed with the food and the service. Maybe we hit an off night. The waitress could not describe the wine selections well (other than red or white, sweet... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 340 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3928
    (Between 8th and 9th Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: C & E trains to 50th Street; N, R & W trains to 49th Street; 1 train to 50th Street; and all trains to Times Square/42nd Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-765-7374
Description
Le Rivage offers you a cozy, romantic French country atmosphere where traditional French cuisine is expertly prepared for your pleasure. Fresh flowers embellish each table. Prices are delightfully affordable with incredibly rewarding selections; a true bargain in the heart of the theatre district.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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