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Match 65

29 E. 65th St. (Madison Ave.) Send to Phone
212-737-4400 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Order Now! | Menu
Go from France to Japan in just one single bite.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
  • Dress code: Business casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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  • 4.0 star rating
4.0 rating over 4 reviews

Match 65 Restaurant Review

: When Upper East Side residents began to regularly pack Philippe Kayadjanian's 212 Restaurant & Bar, he knew he could afford to experiment. Enter Paris Match. This visually brasserie-like eatery---the long narrow room (which can get very loud, by the way) is flanked by large hanging mirrors and boasts a zinc bar imported from France and red banquettes---serves up a smattering of classics from the Gallic kitchen: coq au vin, steak frites, croque monsieur. But well-groomed Upper East Siders come for something else: the sushi. The traditional rolls (California, tuna, salmon) could compete with some of the best downtown Manhattan sushi eateries. But the real taste bud tantalizers are Paris Match's long list of special rolls: the Flavia roll involves bufala mozzarella and smoked salmon wrapped with rice and Japanese batter, then deep-fried and served with aged balsamic. But the eponymously-named Paris March roll might be the star of the show: seared salmon, yellowtail and avocado wrapped around smoked eel and spicy tuna, melding together in a complex and surprisingly congruent way.

User Ratings & Reviews for Match 65
Average rating    5
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by jlattanzo on Fri Sep 28, 2012 7:41 am
We went to Match 65 for Brunch last sunday and had an amazing time. Food was delicious and the service perfect. Great eggs and French Toast. 5 Stars
Excellent Food and Service
by floppie on Wed Dec 07, 2011 3:00 pm
Great value, excellent food and service. My favorite place on the UES.
Great Place
by grizzly on Sun Mar 13, 2011 9:40 pm
This is a great place for coq au vin and steak in a Parisian style decor.
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