New York City is a cultural hub in the northeast and France is one country that showcases some of the best food in the area. The French restaurants in NYC range from upscale diners to petite bakeries and will satisfy any craving you may have. Check out this list of best French restaurants in New York City perfect for a date, quick bite, or unique experience!

Jean Georges Restaurant

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1 Central Park W , New York NY, 10023
Jean–Georges Vongerichten’s critically acclaimed flagship restaurant offers the very best in fine dining. Jean-Georges opened in 1997 to critical...

Restaurant Daniel

60 E 65th St , New York NY, 10065
Celebrating 25 years, Daniel Boulud's elegant flagship serves modern, seasonal French cuisine on Manhattan's Upper East Side. DANIEL, Chef Daniel Boulud’s...

Cafe Boulud New York

20 E 76th St 5th Ave & Madison Ave , New York NY, 10021
Café Boulud has become an Upper East Side staple, whose menu is inspired by Daniel Boulud's four culinary muses: la tradition, classic French "cuisine;...

La Grenouille

3 E 52nd St , New York NY, 10022
Founded in 1962 by former Henri Soulé apprentice Charles Masson, Sr. and his wife Gisèle, later with sons Philippe and Charles, La Grenouille (Fr., "The...

Balthazar

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80 Spring St , New York NY, 10012
Balthazar is a French brasserie restaurant located at 80 Spring Street (between Broadway and Crosby Street) in SoHo in Manhattan, in New York City. It opened...

Buvette

42 Grove St, New York, NY (Btwn Bleecker & Bedford) , New York NY, 10014
Buvette is your neighborhood spot for early morning coffee. It is your luncheonette. Your before-work / after-work respite. Your stand-up-sit-down dinner....

Le Coucou

138 lafayette street , New York NY, 10013
After taking Paris by storm, internationally acclaimed chef Daniel Rose returns home with Le Coucou. A gracious modern nod to fine European gastronomy,...

Le Rivage

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340 W 46th St , New York NY, 10036
Fresh flowers embellish each table, daily. Prices are delightfully affordable with incredibly rewarding selections; a true bargain in the heart of the...

Chez Josephine

414 W 42nd St , New York NY, 10036
A bubbly French bistro located along Manhattan's Theatre Row on West 42nd Street, serving lunch and dinner seven days a week in a Parisian setting. Live...

La Sirena Ristorante

88 9th Ave , New York NY, 10011
Located at Chelsea's Maritime Hotel, La Sirena Ristorante is Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich's first New York restaurant in nearly a decade.

Marseille

630 9th Ave , New York NY, 10036
Marseille 630 9th Ave. New York, NY For reservations call: (212) 333 2323

Dirty French

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180 Ludlow St , New York NY, 10002
Dirty French is a New York bistro created by Major Food Group’s Mario Carbone, Rich Torrisi and Jeff Zalaznick. Dirty French is a New York bistro created...

Cocotte

110 Thompson St , New York NY, 10012
Cocotte is a South-West French restaurant with a hint of Basque accents. Small plates easy to share and good wine of course...

Raoul's Restaurant

180 Prince St , New York NY, 10012
Two brothers journeyed from Alsace, France, to Soho, New York. In 1975, they found a little restaurant for sale. They were so poor they threw nothing out,...

Bistro Les Amis

180 Spring St , New York NY, 10012
This French bistro offers pleasant atmosphere, great meals, and friendly, expert service. For a taste of the kitchen's skill, try crispy salmon in a lemon-ginger...