Le Bernardin

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Opens at 12:00
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155 W. 51st St., 10019
New York City, New York, USA
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If you appear to be near Hope Sculpture, you can go to this restaurant. Come to Le Bernardin for a break and taste good baked salmon, divine salmon tartare and amazing seafood. Superb dessert wine gets positive reviews. The awesome staff shows a high level of quality at this place. The impeccable service is a considerable benefit. It's usually a good idea to try something new, enjoying the nice atmosphere. It's a three-star Michelin restaurant that deserves a special visit. This spot was given 4 red knife-and-fork symbols and added to the list of the Michelin best addresses because of superior comfort it maintains.

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Not just a pleasure, but many pleasures. Four of us had a wonderful lunch of the Chef's Tasting Menu. We were there for well over three glorious hours. We were sorely tempted to come back for the evening meal, if there had been a table! The service was top notch: not overly familiar but personable; not stiff but professional, knowledgeable and attentive and a having a desire to help create an occasion; at times gently humorous. This was some of the best sea food I have ever tasted. Nothing was overcooked, the lobster done just enough and no more, for example. While the food was tasty, the flavours were also very subtle. We had the accompanying wines and these were very well chosen and sometimes a little unexpected. The price, for what we got, was very reasonable. I ate at Jean Georges a few years ago and it also had many similar qualities to Le Bernardin, though not with a sea food emphasis. If I were returning to NYC and had to choose, I would return to Le Bernardin.
The experience was simply great as we were expecting. My son had the tasting menu, and the rest of us the prix fixe. If you are a seafood lover then you cannot have a better experience than Le Bernardin. All the dishes were delicately prepared and were flawless. I ordered the filet mignon as my final entree. Although not bad, this was the only dish which did not have the "WOW" factor. In hind sight I should have stuck to what the restaurant is popular for - seafood.
While French cooking wouldn't top my list, Le Bernardin was certainly interesting. While there might not be explosion of flavors, you are still treated to some finely executed dishes. I am not going to mention why our entire meal ended up being on the house, wouldn't want a lovely guy like Eric Ripert to lose his Michelin star :) but whatever happened is not stopping me from giving a great review nevertheless or even potentially going back in the future. The food....the experience was great!
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155 W. 51st St., New York City, New York, USA, 10019 Get directions
Opening hours
Monday 12:00-14:30, 17:15-22:30
Tuesday 12:00-14:30, 17:15-22:30
Wednesday 12:00-14:30, 17:15-22:30
Thursday 12:00-14:30, 17:15-22:30
Friday 12:00-14:30, 17:15-23:00
Saturday 17:15-23:00
Sunday Closed

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