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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 good50%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (47 reviews)
“steak frites” (20 reviews)
“choucroute” (9 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1695 2nd Ave, Southwest Corner 88th and 2nd Avenue, New York City, NY 10128-3219
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The duck was the best prepared duck i have ever had- not art all fatty- very delicious! atmosphere a little loud and busy for my personal taste. Great service.

Thank purfectwife
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been here a couple of times. Underwhelming. I’ve had much better french food obviously in France, but also Nyc.

Thank Doby47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised by the excellent quality of the food, tremendous selection, great value and charming staff. Our waiter was knowledgeable and helped us in explaining some menu items. There is a Prix Fixe menu, as well as a Two Item Prix Fixe menu...More

Thank Maritsa1215
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

I’ve been spoiled from traveling to France so often. This bistro does an ok job of trying to be french. Average and ok since I live near by. Would not make a trip.

Thank Doby47
Reviewed 9 April 2018

A small neighborhood restaurant with an active bar scene and a great wine list! It is worth a special trip. The steak tartare was one of the best I've ever had. My friend had the Bouillabaisse and enjoyed I had the oxtail dish and it...More

Thank Adam2328
Reviewed 27 March 2018

We had a lovely late dinner here after being at The Met from 2-8pm. Walked in without a reservation, and they were absolutely wonderful to us. Found us a table in about 20 mintues, offered us a place to wait on a comfy bench or...More

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 17 February 2018

The restaurant is ample though not too big, pleasant and welcoming, I found it a little noisy on a Friday evening. They have a nice selection of German beers, both draft and bottled -though you pay for it. The food is indeed German-French, the three...More

Thank marcellos375
Reviewed 12 February 2018

In New York solo, I was looking for a place for the New York Restaurant week nearby where I was staying. This was perfect, close to the museum where I had finished a tour. The service was excellent, with a nice busy vibe but not...More

Thank TaraOakland
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

We hadn’t been here in about 4 years but were pleasantly surprised by the level of service, ambience (it was almost full on a wet Wednesday night) and the quality of the food. My husband had the garlic shrimp appetizer (wonderful) and I loved the...More

Thank Kvgraham
Reviewed 23 January 2018

I had breakfast here with my daughter. The menu isn't for breakfast per se, but there are items that fit the bill. I had a delicious shakshuka. The ambience is nice and the service is fine.

Thank sg911911
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
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
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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