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Le Bernardin

4.6 (2,859) $$$$ $$$$ French, Seafood


Summary: A temple of delicate seafood dishes, expertly crafted.

Le Bernardin, a culinary landmark, boasts over three decades of exceptional seafood, expertly blending simplicity with sophistication. The menu tantalizes with categories like Almost Raw, Barely Touched, and Lightly Cooked, showcasing the precision and global flair in dishes such as the famed tuna carpaccio. The elegant setting complements the refined service, making it a destination for seafood connoisseurs seeking an unforgettable dining experience in the heart of the city. Signature dishes like sautéed Dover sole and poached lobster with truffles are seasonally perfected, while the artful decor pays tribute to the ocean's bounty. An undeniable New York classic, Le Bernardin remains an essential visit for any discerning palate.


3 Stars
La Liste
Score 99.5 / 100 2023
Ranked # 1 in the World 2023
5 Diamonds
5 Stars
3 Toques
3 Toques
Best French Restaurants in the U.S.A.
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50 Best
Ranked # 44 in the World 2024
Ranked # 44 in the World 2023
Ranked # 44 in the World 2022
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James Beard
Outstanding Restaurateur - Winner 2013
Outstanding Restaurant Design - Winner 2012
Outstanding Wine Service - Winner 2009
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155 W 51st St, New York, NY 10019

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