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Benoit

60 W. 55th St. (Fifth Ave.) Send to Phone
646-943-7373 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Order Now! | Menu
Alain Ducasse's casual Midtown bistro takes Francophiles’ taste buds to the City of Light.
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Open
Lunch & Dinner daily
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  • Dress code: Casual dressy
  • Reservations suggested

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Dining room at Benoit, New York, NY

Benoit Restaurant Review

: Alain Ducasse has taken back The Big Apple with Benoit, inspired by the landmark Paris bistro opened in 1912 and now snatched up by the Ducasse Group. Inducted into the legendary La Côte Basque space, Benoit boasts a complete Belle Époque redo. The vibrant bar area wears black and white stripes, and in the dining room, engraved glass panels rub shoulders with antique mirrors while hanging sconces pour pensively over crimson banquettes. The succulent pig cheeks appetizer makes for a perfect start. So does the flakey Alsacian potato gnocchi (nicely complemented by a medley of vegetables). Escargots eaters will love the Benoit version: each plump and nicely cooked escargot hides under a crouton hood. Main dishes include an ultra-tender, lemony chicken and a mustard-encrusted braised pork shank. The day boat scallops, cooked to bring out the buttery goodness, is always a good bet. Don’t miss ending your meal with the mini profiteroles and their chocolate fondue, unless vanilla millefeuille is part of your Parisian dream. The extensive wine list proposes selections for every budget.

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