A Parisian Bistro in the Big Apple
“In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport.”
— Julia Child (1912-2004)
Café Luxembourg has been a neighborhood bistro since 1983. Located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side its dining room, decorated with white tiled walls and antique mirrors, seats 90. Bringing a bit of Paris to New York City, the restaurant’s staff wear long white aprons over a white shirt and black trousers. Café Luxembourg has a full-service bar, serving cocktails and wine.
I love this restaurant. The food is always good. The service is efficient. The atmosphere is lively, as any bistro should be. It is perfect for dinner before the opera or ballet. Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is a five minute walk from Café Luxembourg. Reservations are strongly recommended.
Address 200 West 70 Street, between Amsterdam Avenue and West End Avenue
Directions Take the #1, #2 or #3 Red Line subway train to the 72nd Street stop. Walk two blocks along Amsterdam Avenue. Turn right at West 70th Street the restaurant is only a few doors west of Amsterdam Avenue.
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