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Le Rivage

340 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-3928
+1 212-765-7374
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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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 2 days ago

Dined here after the Anastasia matinee this past Saturday. We arrived at the restaurant at 5 pm and there were only a few tables filled. That quickly changed and by 5:30 the place was humming. The $39 prix menu is a real bargain for NYC....More

Thank Mama_Wall-E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cute little place on Restaurant Row-- near Times Square. Nice selection of appetizers, main dishes and specials. We liked it.

Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you so much to the waiters and especially the chef at Le Rivage. What a nice French dinner we got. Picpoule is seldom seen in NYC. Thank you.

Thank Lone E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Price fixed lunch has appetizer including Caesar salad and onion soup for an extra $3. Main course of garlic shrimp and risotto was very tasty as was the beef bourgonone. French pastry dessert was delicious. $29 for all three. Atmosphere was nice and quiet. Service...More

Thank Joanne L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent French restaurant in Manhattan. We started with cocktails and ordered appetizers - beet salad and mussels, both outstanding. As main dishes we shared the beef bourgogne and the onion soup burger - both highly recommended. Their burger is their signature dish...More

Thank Alfredo8074
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a prix fixe (pre-theater) lunch here, and were very impressed with the food, atmosphere and service...highly recommend it!

Thank pmgbien
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great choice for a lovely dinner after or before a Broadway show. The atmosphere is quiet and allows for nice conversation. The staff are attentive and very polite. The French cuisine is prepared beautifully and everything comes out of the kitchen steaming...More

Thank prekteacher1214
Reviewed 5 August 2017

On the way to check in to my hotel over on restaurant row, I passed by this French restaurant, and since it was Bastille Day, I thought it might be a good idea to stop in. I already had dinner reservations later that night, but...More

Thank Vinny227
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Had a nice dinner in s bistro French setting on 46 th Street near the theater area. The escargot wine wine butter and garlic was very tasty and the trout with mashed potatoes, string beans and sliced almonds was just enough. I will definitely return...More

Thank SuzetteStrav
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has been here a long time, we got a travelzoo voucher to get a price fix meal that was great! We had potato leek soup and seafood bisque both excellent! Then I had escargot that was some of the best I have ever...More

Thank Scott W
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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
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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