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Le Rivage

340 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3928
+1 212-765-7374
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“escargot” (65 reviews)
“prix fixe menu” (48 reviews)
“duck” (65 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
340 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3928
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Originally I had plans to eat by myself before a show, but luck brought an opportunity to eat with friends. Even though I ordered first ( and started first ) to accommodate the 7pm showtime, I did not have enough time to finish my wonderful...More

Thank adksgirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was packed on a matinee day. Very pleasant staff on entry and throughout. Delicious onion soup gratinee. Award winning burger --- juicy, perfectly cooked, onions galore. Nice cherry sundae and other desserts. Highly recommend for pre-theater luncheon/dinner.

Thank m0uthful
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a table before a Broadway show. Host is timely about seating and mindful that guests are on a time frame for dinner. Waitress was great. The Price Fix dinners had lots of choices for appetizers, entrees, and dessert. Caesar salad, French onion soup were...More

Thank sorloff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just stumbled upon this restaurant for lunch and wasn't sure what to expect. Such a find, and an amazing experience. The food was phenomenal and the service was tops. We visited with one of the owners who is also the Chef, and really got...More

Thank davidmeyer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were walking around the Hell's Kitchen area and saw this sign out front of the restaurant for a three course lunch for $29. When we walked in it was like a little bistro in Paris.This deal is hard to beat. You get an appetizer,...More

1  Thank bkpoud2
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

$39 per person, plus gratuities - and additions expensive - 2 bottles of water $15 - plus the $3 tip. Rushed through each course. Food was edible. Main course - 1 new potato sliced into 4. Dessert special red velvet cake an additional $3 surcharge...More

1  Thank ljr62
Reviewed 12 February 2018

We found this place while walking through Hell's Kitchen. Everybody was hungry and the $29 per person for lunch caught our attention. We also love French cuisine so decided to give it a try. The exterior is very unassuming but when you enter, it's really...More

Thank Wilma R
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Quentin was our waiter and did a great job of looking after us. When we asked that he give us a half hour between the main course and dessert, that was taken care of. Food was amazing. The salmon portion was way bigger than my...More

Thank Wewilldoit
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Had lunch at Le Rivage on Restaurant Row before Sunday matinee. The restaurant is charming; the staff is friendly and very helpful with food allergies. The three-course prix fixe menu for $29/person was a nice surprise with a lot of choices and specials included. The...More

Thank WestchesterP2
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Been coming here for years and never had bad xpeirience. Had dinner/drinks which were excellent. Steak frites(w/pat lefriede filet mignon) was great and cooked perfectly(seared outside/bue interior). The fires delicious, carmelized onions were perfect compliment. The chateauneuf du pape excellent recommendation. and finishing off with...More

Thank Bergeneddi
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Questions & Answers
29 March 2016|
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Response from Milliemarie46 | Reviewed this property |
Not when I was there in October. But check their website. I know we enjoyed the dinner specials.
Alexandria K
11 November 2015|
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Response from David F | Reviewed this property |
Neat Casual,
Hal S
11 February 2015|
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Response from RoseCityDon | Reviewed this property |
We've been to Le Rivage many times, always pre-theatre. And we order from the prix fixe menu, which has always been excellent. Is it the fanciest meal in NYC? Not by a long shot. But always very good...always good value... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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
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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