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Cafe d'Alsace

1695 2nd Ave, Southwest Corner 88th and 2nd Avenue, New York City, NY 10128-3219
+1 212-722-5133
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good51%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (42 reviews)
“choucroute” (12 reviews)
“steak frites” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1695 2nd Ave, Southwest Corner 88th and 2nd Avenue, New York City, NY 10128-3219
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1 - 10 of 274 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe Wednesday evening is not good, but we where seriously disapppointed. Our waiter was slow und inattentive despite there being hardly any other guests, he was always smiling but that in itself is not enough. Staff were more interested in talking to each other than...More

Thank U6340UVpeterh
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I read the review on TripAdvisor I KNEW this place was for me! 4 of my girlfriends made a day trip to the city and ended up here for a delightful meal, sitting outside in November? Everyone tried something different and all 5 of...More

Thank hoffmailman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of dining outdoors on a beautiful October evening. Inside its a bit noisy. Food and service were very good. Had the mussels and the mushroom ravioli special. Ravioli was very good. Mussels were tasty but a bit small. Overall a pleasant...More

Thank rhowe2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the food was delicious and sumptuous, the beer selection justified the reputation. the only negative - at least to my taste - was the waiting lines spilling to the sidewalk and the noise level making conversation practically impossible. I would really give it an A-...More

Thank olga y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place on a sunny day at the terrace. The menu is simple and good. Authentic french food. I personally loved the Stinky cheese week earlier this year! I personally did not like the sauce they put on the steak so I'd recommend ordering...More

Thank Al Z
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a really nice spot for lunch or dinner on the Upper East Side right near the new Q Subway. Part of a group of restaurants that include Nice Matin, Marseille, etc., it provides a range of French food from the Alsatian region of...More

Thank rrr108
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We we’re walking, looking for somewhere to have dinner, when we saw a restaurant that looked busy and inviting. Lucky for us, they had a table available outside. We were seated promptly, given menus and our orders taken. We ordered wheat beer and were served...More

Thank wendywyner
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

You'll find all the traditional favorites here, everything from mussels to sausages to duck and pan roasted chicken. We enjoyed a dinner of salads to start (lovely special one of heirloom tomatoes and Roquefort over frisée) followed by homemade sausages with spaetzle and a lovely...More

Thank Bi-coaster
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Cafe d'Alsace was recommended to us by friends who live nearby and have made it one of their regulars. We were delighted when we stopped for dinner. The menu reflects the name - Alsace: French-German. I tilted German and enjoyed a plate of great German...More

Thank SanFranciscoGuy634
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Pretty restaurants and atmosphere. Nice bar and vibe. But the food is just okay and there are not many options. Wine list is good.

Thank Doby47
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1695 2nd Ave, Southwest Corner 88th and 2nd Avenue, New York City, NY 10128-3219
    (88th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-722-5133
  • E-mail
Description
With Cafe D'Alsace, Tour De France NYC bring their expertise in Alsatian cuisine to the UES. Chef Philippe Roussel interprets the cuisine with a contemporary New York flair. Cafe D'Alsace has one of the city's most distinguished beer selections - including a beer sommelier to assist you in selecting the perfect choice.
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