2024 Best French Restaurants in New York Area

Top Restaurants for French Food
in New York

The modern restaurant has its origins in French culture, and the French have turned cooking into an art form. We love to sample French cuisine, whether in cafés, brasseries or temples of fine dining, accompanied by fragrant wines and runny cheese.

Browse GAYOT's selections for the Top French Restaurants in New York, presented in alphabetical order.

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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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Batard
14/20
Drew Nieporent’s comfortable fine dining in TriBeCa. See More

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Daniel
19/20
Daniel Boulud's French contemporary cuisine floats like a butterfly. See More
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Jean-Georges
18/20
A thousand good meals can't lie. This acclaimed restaurant has a master chef as its inspiration. See More
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La Grenouille
16/20
This iconic French restaurant has been a New York landmark since 1962. See More

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Lafayette
14/20
Chef Andrew Carmellini's French restaurant is a NoHo hot-spot. See More

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Le Bernardin
18/20
Le Bernardin’s attention to detail, stability and quest for perfection still elicit a culinary crusade. See More
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Jean-Luc Colombo, Les Abeilles
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