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Sel et Poivre

853 Lexington Ave. (E. 64th St.) Send to Phone
212-517-5780 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Straightforward bistro fare is the ticket at this French eatery in the East 60s.

Cuisine
Open
Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Features
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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Sel et Poivre Restaurant Review

: Ensconced along a stretch of Lexington Avenue populated by unassuming pubs and bistros, Sel et Poivre maintains a petite and cozy French brasserie feel, complete with a long bar, flowers, and sketches on the walls. It’s popular among the neighborhood set and offers a solid menu. Appetizers include several salads, simple in preparation but well done. Hot crusty bread is perfect for dipping in the garlicky escargots sauce or dunking in a savory fish soup. Classic French standbys dominate the entrées, including trout amandine, frogs’ legs, and duck à l’orange. Consider, too, the daily specials, prix-fixe lunch, and the house burger.
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