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La Goulue New York

4.7
970 Reviews
$50 and over
French
Having first opened in 1973, La Goulue authentic Parisian bistro decor has continuously charmed restaurant and food lovers worldwide. We offers a true European atmosphere on the Upper East Side most prestigious neighborhood.
Tables are available for 1 1/2 hour. Thank you
Starting August 16th we will kindly ask our guests to help us follow Metropolitan regulations regarding
COVID -19, proof of vaccination is required for all guests upon entry.

Support La Goulue New York during COVID-19

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
What 970 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.6
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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is one of my favorite restaurants in NYC.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall3food4service3ambience5

No avisan que la comida es hasta la tres y no puedikos comer
Pudimos

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vipRobert
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Steak au pouve is amazingly good. Shrimp cocktail and escargot is great too

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vipRBZB
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sommelier was outstanding!

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vipautom1360
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic!

JP
vipJamesP
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the truly great NY dinner that reminds us all why we live in NYC.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
10 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food extraordinary service

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JimT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was outstanding. The wine recommendations were spot on. The ambience was romantic and fun and the food was delicious. The branzini and steak tartare in particular. We highly recommend this NYC classic.

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lorren
Cleveland
7 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience2

Nice, relaxed lunch. Excelleny staff

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

La goulue is truly exquisite place to dine! The food is always exceptional, staff is friendly and service is great. Beautiful restaurant with a classic French ambiance. Overall a wonderful experience. Highly recommend

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vipElizabethM
New York Area
36 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

A pleasure to dine here. Food is consistently good and service always on point!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Menu has unfortunately changed. Missing the iceberg lettuce salsa ! Wine server is too much in a rush to finish the bottle , no matter how delicious it maybe. I still love la Goulue !

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vipKathyL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pricey, but delicious and the service is always outstanding. It’s the simple things… like when you get up to use the restroom they come and fold your napkin. Or simply splitting food on two plates when I want to share. Many clients are regulars here and it’s easy to understand why. Thanks to Daoud and team for always taking care of me!

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SusanW
San Francisco
51 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

This was our second visit in three days. The food prepared for lunch was delicious. Perhaps because our second trip for dinner was rather late, I believed the cook was tired. The escargot and onion soup were way too salty. Chicken was perfect although the accompanied mashed potatoes were just smashed boiled ones with little or no cream and butter.

We enjoyed the attentive table service by the entire staff.

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vipcecfrench
New England
33 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and attentive staff.We had a very nice evening

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vipjohnc
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food and service! Closest experience to being in Paris. We love La Goulue!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Delicious dinner with attentive service.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
57 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very pleasant

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vipbillk
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

food is authentic French bistro style -- accommodating staff as we wanted Cheese Souffle but not available weekends, but we accepted gracious offer of Grand Marnier dessert souffle which was perfect...surprise 5-star dish was the crispy rice-tartare starter..lobster Cobb salad was tasty and replete with lobster chunks

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vipSauveur
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always : Excellent 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

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EduardoT
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2021
Overall1food3service2ambience5

The experience did not leave good memories. My party and I consumed one bottle of wine but the bill showed two. It was corrected but it should not had happened. We were glad to check the bill! I mentioned to the waitress the occasion was my party’s birthday, but nothing sweet was provided. Profiteroles were provided at the end without ordering them, not what we had in mind. So the experience left some sourness in out tongues.

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stephen
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the location. Right off Madison. Convenient yet quiet. Elegant but not pretentious. Had the specials that were tasty and fresh, with generous helpings.

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ToddJ
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic service. Outstanding baked cod and steak tartare.

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vipJoelG
New York Area
105 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, responsive service and a very nice outdoor venue make for a very fine dining experience at La Goulue. It was our first time there and we will definitely be going back.

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vipfoody
New England
12 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Really excellent and imaginative preparation of classic foods

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vipSteve
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service and food were both fabulous - a lovely experience.

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vipgloriaa
New York Area
39 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Lively, fashionable, fun and with very good food. Sushi is a welcome option. Service is professional , but can occasionally be harried and forgetful. Interior setting is as atmospheric as ever--almost feels like the NY of old.

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vipfoodiefinds
New York Area
168 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb service, delicious fish choices, wonderful appetizers of tuna tartare and grilled octopus and profiteroles for the Bday friend!
Highly recommended

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vipmagpie
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely fabulous. Impeccable service and awesome sushi! YES sushi. Lauren was an amazing server!

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AliciaL
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great french cursine!
Very Good Service.
High Price
Good Service

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
17 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the daily special!

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vipRobertF
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So awesome from top to bottom one of the best meals we have had in the past year.....our waiter Lauren was outstanding....checked every box from service to ambiance to outstanding food including amazing desserts!

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
17 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb quality and excellent presentation. The taste is phenomenal. Service is perfect.

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Foodie
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Server never told us

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vipKggfoodie
New York Area
85 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very attentive service . The food was delish . The cheese souflee was outstanding. Daoul ( not sure of spelling ) the maitre’d’ was very personable and very professional. I loved this restaurant and will surely be returning

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vipIreneF
Switzerland
13 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never disappoints always a culinary delight in a beautiful setting.

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vipNancyG
New York Area
47 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful, as always!

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vipDbf22
New York Area
155 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice nice our favorite

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vipRonD
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome food. Extraordinary wine list. Wonderful service. And it’s in our neighborhood. This is why we creature this place!

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Rochelleg
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience3

Service was the worst. Inattentive staff. Ordered lox platter and they did not send the bread with the order.
Had a reservation for 1230 and when it came time to order coffee the waiter was no where to be found. When someone came to take our order they told us that our waiter had left. Would never go back

FAQs

La Goulue New York does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates. La Goulue New York also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 988-8169.

La Goulue New York is rated 4.7 stars by 970 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.