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L'Express

249 Park Ave S, New York City, NY 10003-1404
+1 212-254-5858
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Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good45%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (27 reviews)
“lamb burger” (8 reviews)
“escargot” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
249 Park Ave S, New York City, NY 10003-1404
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1 - 10 of 198 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

3 Excellent meals at this comfortable and welcoming bistro across the street from our apartment. Good food , friendly atmosphere. Open 24 hours.

Thank marcia93110
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We met friends at L’Express for breakfast on a Sunday morning. It is supposed to be a Bouchon Lyonnais, but honestly it did not seem very French at all. There were standard breakfast items on the menu. The food including eggs and potatoes were all...More

Thank Bourlingueur60
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This 24 hr restaurant is no diner. The service is prompt and friendly. The club sandwich was excellent and so was the sangria.

Thank RLF724
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Haven’t been here in a long time, but it’s just as good as I remember! The steak frites was excellent! The potatoes were crispy and thin, the steak was cooked just right. My husband had the chicken with haricots verts and he said it was...More

Thank CountessChloe
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I usually think of 24 hour places to eat as more of a diner atmosphere. L'Express is actually a bonafide restaurant that happens to serve round the clock! The atmosphere is comfortable and clean for families or couples, the staff friendly and attentive, and the...More

Thank HokieGal30
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We walked in for an early dinner with our two kids and had a great experience. Classic French Bistro with nice ambiance, good food, and friendly environment. Mussels, fries, steak frites all superb. The kids were well taken care of despite being picky eaters.

Thank reenasmehta
Reviewed 5 February 2018

This was a busy Tuesday night and most places could not get seated. L'Express was able to seat us immediately and also put in a rush on our food order. Had a bottled Peroni ($8) and Cotes du Rhone ($10) plus each of us had...More

Thank b d
Reviewed 5 February 2018

With the demise of Les Halles and others like it, L'Express, usually a breakfast place for us, is now a great lunch and dinner option to battling the crowds at Balthazar downtown, or Sel et Poivre uptown. We walked in after an Arts Club function...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 31 January 2018

My husband and I love L’Express. We eat here often when we are in the city. The food is always great. I, personally, love their hamburgers, always cooked to perfection, but I’ve also had other dishes and never been disappointed. We’ve never had a rude...More

Thank susiecreamcheese44
Reviewed 28 January 2018

L'Express is a PAS holdout and remains constant through the years. I cam here for brunch with a friend. She ordered French Toast which she described as delicious. I had a nice quinoa salad that was light and healthy. The dining room is boisterously loud...More

Thank MABM917
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Monday
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Friday
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Saturday
6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 249 Park Ave S, New York City, NY 10003-1404
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Gramercy Park
  • Neighbourhood: Gramercy Park
  • Phone Number: +1 212-254-5858
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