2019 Best Bistros in New York Area

Classic French Bistros
in New York

In Paris, the bistro is an institution. With a cozy, unpretentious atmosphere and French fare at a modest price, what's not to love?

Find a small table and order up some classic French bistro dishes such as steak au poivre and coq au vin at one of GAYOT's Top Bistros in New York, presented in alphabetical order.

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Augustine
14/20
Pretty Parisian bistro from Keith McNally in downtown Manhattan. See More
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Balthazar Restaurant
14/20
New York restaurant that recalls a classic French brasserie of the early 20th century. See More

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Benoit
14/20
Alain Ducasse's casual and elegant Midtown bistro takes Francophiles’ taste buds to the City of Light. See More

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Bistro Vendôme
14/20
Elegant French bistro housed in a multi-level townhouse off Sutton Place. See More

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Café d'Alsace
13/20
Upper East Side gastronomic homage to Alsace. See More

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Cafe Luxembourg
13/20
A fine French bistro for pre-theatre dinner or après-opera supper. See More

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db bistro moderne
16/20
Chef Daniel Boulud's exquisite fare at a more modest price. See More

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French, New American, Bistro
Frenchette
13/20
Modern French bistro in TriBeCa serving updated classics and natural wines. See More
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Little Frog
14/20
Parisian-inspired bistro near the Upper East Side’s Second Avenue subway. See More
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Le Parisien
13/20
This Murray Hill restaurant provides an apropos backdrop for a classic menu of French bistro fare. See More

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