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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED L'Absinthe

227 E. 67th St. (Second & Third Aves.) Send to Phone
212-794-4950
This Upper East Side bistro has been serving authentic French cuisine for more than a decade.

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Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sun.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED L'Absinthe Restaurant Review

: At just over a decade old, this French bistro continues to please with its authentic Parisian ambience. Chef/co-owner Jean-Michel Bergougnoux’s careful creation offers red banquettes, huge mirrors, polished brass rails and antique clocks. Appetizers like the shellfish tray (enough for three or four people) or warm lobster tart with vegetables and crispy chorizo get things started, followed by poached free-range chicken in a black truffle broth, or filet of sunburst lake trout amandine and sautéed French beans. Besides the thin, crusty apple tart, desserts include a decadent café liégeois---a combination of chocolate-coffee ice cream topped with espresso, whipped cream and melted chocolate. L'Absinthe's sound French-American wine list is reasonably priced.
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