Le Bernardin

Cuisine: European, French

Price Range: $$$$

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Celebrity chef Eric Ripert has created a New York space that's romantic, refined and seductive, while still managing to infuse his French-Spanish influence into every corner. Le Bernardin, regarded by...  Read More


  • Romantic Dining, Seafood: "This is a once-in-a-lifetime dining experience, so treat it as such."
  • Best Restaurants: "Dress to impress. Jackets are required for men, and while ties are preferred, they're not mandatory. Women should wear similarly dressy clothing."
  • Best for Romantic Dining Because: If you're looking to impress a date, there's no where else better suited to crank up the charm.
  • Recommended as Best Restaurants Because: Le Bernardin is a once-in-a-lifetime dining experience that'll rock your world.
  • Best for Seafood Because: Le Bernardin's commitment to using the best ingredients anywhere shines through in every dish.

  • French: "The restaurant's renovation in 2011 included a bright, welcoming front lounge, which provided a more casual setting for lunch, prix fixe and tasting menus."
  • Lunch: "Men are required to wear blazers; jackets of all sizes are on hand; dress to match the experience you are about to have."
  • Best for French Because: Celebrity chef Eric Ripert serves superlative seafood in an elegant, continually evolving Manhattan dining room.
  • Best for Lunch Because: The menu has garnered Michelin stars, George Beard awards, and the staff reflects that quality, they will pamper you at Le Bernardin's.

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