20 expert reviews
“Still the "hautest of haute" after two decades, Daniel Boulud's "magnificent" Eastsider offers a "religious experience" via "otherworldly" prix fixe–only New French cuisine.”
"Why go to Daniel? Because you owe it to yourself to experience the real thing at least once. French haute-cuisine restaurants are vanishing from New York, but Daniel, on the Upper East..."
"One of the most elegant dining experiences in Manhattan." Full review
"This chichi French palace features floral arrangements and wide-eyed foodies who gawk over plates of peekytoe crab and celery-root salad." Full review
Travel + Leisure
"The namesake of acclaimed chef Daniel Boulud, this New French restaurant is often lauded as one of the best in the nation." Full review
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"Superstar French suited to your dramatic entrances. Like a Roman palazzo, hitting Corinthian columns, glitzy chandeliers, clean white scheme."
From old-school bistros to Michelin-starred fine-dining palaces, check out our Expert’s Choice picks for the finest French restaurants in the Big Apple. Read more