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Cafe Boulud

89
TripExpert Score based on reviews in 16 publications
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16 expert recommendations

50

Bloomberg

It’s a mostly all-day brasserie where the first-rate cuisine keeps pace with the high-society scene. Full review →

17

DK Eyewitness

Chef Daniel Boulud creates a less formal dining room with solid creations inside the Surrey hotel.

6

Fodor's

The food and service are top-notch. Full review →

53

Forbes Travel Guide 92

Part of Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star chef Daniel Boulud’s culinary empire, Café Boulud is a favorite among New Yorker. Full review →

1

Frommer's 33

All in all, a first-rate dining experience at more palatable prices than cuisine this memorable usually costs. Full review →

21

Gayot

The kitchen turns out a creative, sophisticated cuisine based on a French and American foundation. Full review →

2

Lonely Planet

This Michelin-starred bistro – part of Daniel Boulud’s gastronomic empire – attracts a staid crowd with its globe-trotting French cuisine. Full review →

11

Michelin Guide Tick 0 Stars

Just as one might expect from the address, Cafe Boulud is a smart, discreet, and tres Upper East locale, just steps from Central Park. Full review →

3

New York Times 95

The dishes at Café Boulud are united less by ethnic orientation than by the kitchen’s skill and by embellishments that reliably turn what’s already enjoyable into something remarkable. Full review →

57

Not For Tourists

Elegant, slightly more relaxed sibling of Daniel. Full review →

10

Rough Guide

The muted but elegant interior of chef Daniel Boulud’s second Manhattan restaurant is an exceedingly pleasant place to savour his sublime concoctions.

9

Time Out 70

The equal-opportunity reverence for raw materials makes this a rare French restaurant—French-ish may be more apt—where vegetarians aren’t neglected. Full review →

12

Travel + Leisure

Diners can splurge on the tasting menu with optional wine pairing, or order à la carte. Full review →

24

Village Voice Tick Critic's Pick

This friendly spot offers a variety of mini-menus based on market-fresh produce, reinterpreted French classics, and international favorites that rotate on a regular basis. Full review →

59

Where

The menu at Chef Daniel Boulud’s much-applauded restaurant covers categories such as classic fare (filet mignon), market-driven dishes (wild herb ravioli) and world cuisine. Full review →

19

Zagat 4.7

Daniel Boulud's "mastery shows through" at this Upper East Side "oasis" of "refinement", where "perfectionist chef" Gavin Kaysen wows a "smartly dressed", "blue-blood" crowd. Full review →

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