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372 Greenwich Ave. Send to Phone
An authentic Parisian bistro on Greenwich Avenue.

Lunch Mon.-Sat., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sun.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Le Figaro Bistro Restaurant Review

: One would be hard pressed to find a more authentic re-creation of an upscale Parisian bistro than this 90-plus-seat gem complete with a noise level and attitude that would make any true Francophile proud. But hey, isn't it supposed to be Paris in the ’burbs, albeit on tony Greenwich Avenue, a far cry from the Left Bank? Somehow, they pull it off---and with panache, even to folding doors which expose the front lounge area to the street in warm weather, and a cozy courtyard-dining terrace to the rear of the main dining room with its impressive circular pedestal in the center, conducive to people-watching, an oh-so Parisian pastime. The tables are close, and swathed in sparkling, crisp white tablecloths, making it proper and necessary to lean in on your company in close conversation. The waiters wear typical French black tuxedos and black bow ties. And yes, there's the omnipresent escargots, steak frites and onion soup on the menu along with other traditional French favorites, the big difference being that the meat and poultry comes from the good old U.S. of A. You'll find an enticing selection of fine French wine by the glass. If you can't get to Paris this weekend, or into New York to Balthazar, head for Le Figaro.


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