La Grenouille

La Grenouille

"Still sparkling after all these years: a classic French doyenne for romantic occasions and sumptuous food."

3 E 52nd St, New York, NY
(212) 752-1495 serving: Midtown, Midtown Center
open:Lunch and Dinner Tuesday through Saturday Lunch is 12:00-2:30 Theater is 5:00-6:00 and after 9:30 Dinner is 5:00-10:30

Sidewalk Score: 9 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


French, $$$$, Fireplace, Group Dining, Notable Wine List, Private Rooms, Prix Fixe Menu, Quiet, Romantic Dining, Special Occasion Dining, Theater District Dining, American Express Accepted, Diners Club Accepted, Mastercard Accepted, Visa Accepted, Restaurants,

The Low Down


Save Money: A prix fixe theater menu is served from 5pm to 6pm and after 9:30pm for $59. There is also a two-course ($78) and three-course ($95) prix-fixe option as well.

Look Good: Jackets are required downstairs, but not upstairs.

Know Before You Go: The use of cell phones and other devices is prohibited.

What to Drink: The wine list has mostly splurge-worthy options, but captains are very wine-savvy and are happy to guide you toward good and more modestly priced options.

The Extras: Children over the age of 12 are welcome (little ones stay home).

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

La Grenouille is one of the last of a breed of traditional French restaurants in New York City. Its dining room, which evokes the romance of Paris, hasn't changed since the restaurant opened in 1962. Surrounded by flower arrangements and…
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Always Excellent
By Fanny K at Insider Pages

This always has been and always been one of the finest French Restaurants in New York. Only beware if you have allergies to cut flowers (I do), be... Read More

By Iris W at Insider Pages

We loved La Grenouille. Went there for a special family meal during the week to celebrate a promotion. We were made to feel like royalty with the... Read More

Nice decor, a little on the pricey side, come if you like...
By tiffchin at Menuism

Nice decor, a little on the pricey side, come if you like french food Read More