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8 / 10

21 expert reviews

“Over the years, the straightforward, often delicious, bistro fare has remained as consistent as the crowds.”

– Concierge

Fodor's Fodor's
"Most out-of-towners agree that it's worth making reservations to experience restaurateur Keith McNally's flagship, a painstakingly accurate reproduction of a Parisian brasserie with an insider New York feel." Full review
Insight Guides Insight Guides
"Dinner reservations can be tricky to secure at this gorgeous, glittering Parisian bistro, so at least plump for breakfast, lunch, or a drink at the bar."
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"Owned by Keith McNally, this French bistro was named one of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants in 2004 by Restaurant Magazine and rightly so, with a menu featuring fresh oysters." Full review
Zagat Zagat
"There's "never a dull moment" at Keith McNally's "high-profile" SoHo brasserie, where the "belle epoque" decor, "heady Parisian atmosphere" and "memorable" French fare." Full review
BlackBook BlackBook
"Pull its share of tourists now, but Balthazar is still king. Scenetastic breakfast starts many a Soho player's day, while lunch is the buzziest scene in Soho."
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