Bar Boulud

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Based on 8 reviews

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Cuisine: French Price: Expensive

  • Hours: Mon-Fri, noon-3:30pm and 5-11pm; Sat-Sun, 11am-3:30pm and 5-11pm
  • Public Transit and Parking: 1 to 66th St-Lincoln Center Street parking - Hopstop
  • Reservations: Highly Recommended - Make an Online Reservation
  • Payment Options: Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa, American Express
  • Dress: Stylish Casual
  • Noise: Moderate to Loud
  • Seats: 100
  • Key People: Executive Chef - Daniel Boulud; Owners - Daniel Boulud
  • Year Opened: 2008

Critic Reviews

Boulud’s spotty, generic menu is bound to improve with time. But right now, the excellent charcuterie is the only real reason to visit. - Adam Platt

All of that was fare I sampled in the evening. I actually prefer Bar Boulud during the day, when it serves an amazing Croque Monsieur and a fantastic Croque Madame, so cheesy and luscious they seem to be experiencing delusions of quiche grandeur. - Frank Bruni

The focus here - house-made charcuterie and top-notch wines - is what you'd better stick with at Daniel Boulud's otherwise uneven restaurant. Delight...

The New Yorker 06/23/08

An affectionate homage to the cuisine of Daniel Bouluds native Lyons, Bar Boulud presents the earthy glories of French terroir in a setting reminiscent of a SoHo store or`with its long bar and swooping, swanlike decanters`a laboratory. - Leo Carey

Savory Member Reviews

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Sev K.
2 Reviews

Food Rating star star star star
Service Rating star star star star Posted on 02/18/08
Without question the best charcuterie menu in the US --- forget the main courses (solid bistro fare), simply fill up on pate and headcheese.
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Martin C.
103 Reviews

Food Rating star star star
Service Rating star Posted on 02/27/08
Decent Lyon style bistro fare, but with too much attitude and poor service
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sophia b.
18 Reviews

Food Rating star star star star star
Service Rating star star star star Posted on 02/28/08
the best simple yet elegant and refined french food I have had--especially for the price. Plus the space is exceptional and Boulud is there himself most nights around the dining room.
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Lisa B.
3 Reviews

Food Rating star star star star star
Service Rating star star star star Posted on 03/06/08
amazing brunch!
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Kimberli M.
55 Reviews

Food Rating star star star star
Service Rating star star star star Posted on 03/29/08
What a great new option for a Pre-Opera dinner across from Lincoln Center. I dined here last Friday. Although I'd read such great things about the Dégustation de Charcuterie Tasting plate for 2 - it was the least favorite part of my entire meal. The Escargots Persillade was tasty and the special fish of the night - Mahi Mahi -- YUM! The Bar D’atlantique aux Poivrons Doux (wild striped bass, chorizo, haricots coco sweet pepper stew) that my friend got was also very good. Top it off with a side of the Cauliflower Gratin and you won't be sorry! Both desserts were lovely to boot as was the white burgundy we savored. The staff was attentive without being too attentive. No complaints here!
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dan k.
205 Reviews

Food Rating star star star star star
Service Rating star star star Posted on 05/04/08
daniel was there when we went. simply amazing charcuterie for a very fair price. loved the head cheese. possibly the best boudin noir i've ever tasted. service was noticeably out of sync throughout our meal, but we still had a very enjoyable experience.
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Marie Z.
1 Review

Food Rating star star
Service Rating star star Posted on 09/04/08
For the price tag not really impressed and I found the staff to have a air of arrogance. The food was just okay Aioli was nothing to write home about and the carrots with coriander were bland so do not order that side dish.
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charlotte h.
12 Reviews

Food Rating star star star
Service Rating star star star Posted on 08/20/09
the good but, if you can't get a table in the front you are stuck at a communal round table. I don't mind communal at a casual restaurt, but this doesn't really fit the food