Best French restaurants in New York

Check out the top French restaurants in New York, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. L'Antagoniste
1. L'Antagoniste
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155 local reviews
238 Malcolm X Blvd, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 5:30 PM
+1 917-966-5300
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Moira
Fantastic French restaurant in the hood! Beautiful indoor and outdoor space. Fine dining and good wine list…
Dian
Exceptional French restaurant, and excellent value. Michelin rated and Zagat rated. Great service, lovely back…
Sharon And Ronn
Lovely French restaurant with frog legs, escargots, lobster thermidor, duck a l'orange, and steak frites. Fo…
1. L'Antagoniste
1. L'Antagoniste
host-0host-1host-2
155 local reviews
238 Malcolm X Blvd, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 5:30 PM
+1 917-966-5300
Moira
Moira
Fantastic French restaurant in the hood! Beautiful indoor and outdoor space. Fine dining and good wine list. Wonderful for special occasi…
Dian
Dian
Exceptional French restaurant, and excellent value. Michelin rated and Zagat rated. Great service, lovely back garden. Check out their early…
Sharon And Ronn
Sharon And Ronn
Lovely French restaurant with frog legs, escargots, lobster thermidor, duck a l'orange, and steak frites. For those who love wine, it is a…
2. Le Barricou
2. Le Barricou
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214 local reviews
533 Grand St, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 718-782-7372
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Colin
Amazing French Restaurant perfect for a not too expensive sitdown Brunch or Dinner. Amazing atmosphere, some …
Blake
A very delicious and relatively cheap French restaurant that we frequent a lot. It has an excellent brunch but…
Brian
Beautiful and spacious French restaurant that gets packed for brunch. Stop by on a weekday evening for a roman…
2. Le Barricou
2. Le Barricou
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214 local reviews
533 Grand St, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 718-782-7372
Colin
Colin
Amazing French Restaurant perfect for a not too expensive sitdown Brunch or Dinner. Amazing atmosphere, some of the best food I've had. My…
Blake
Blake
A very delicious and relatively cheap French restaurant that we frequent a lot. It has an excellent brunch but is very popular so go early! …
Brian
Brian
Beautiful and spacious French restaurant that gets packed for brunch. Stop by on a weekday evening for a romantic date and a glass of absint…
3. Chez Lucienne
3. Chez Lucienne
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94 local reviews
308 Lenox Ave, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 212-289-5550
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Marc
A very good high end French restaurant, great brunch deal of $14 carafes of Mimosas; Known for their mussels.
Erica
Nice French restaurant with live band on Friday and Saturday night and a great Sunday brunch!
J
Great french restaurant. Reasonably priced and full of flavor. Another local favorite.
3. Chez Lucienne
3. Chez Lucienne
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94 local reviews
308 Lenox Ave, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 212-289-5550
Marc
Marc
A very good high end French restaurant, great brunch deal of $14 carafes of Mimosas; Known for their mussels.
Erica
Erica
Nice French restaurant with live band on Friday and Saturday night and a great Sunday brunch!
J
J
Great french restaurant. Reasonably priced and full of flavor. Another local favorite.
4. Mominette Bistro
4. Mominette Bistro
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157 local reviews
221 Knickerbocker Ave, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 929-234-2941
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Lisa
My all time favorite place to eat in the neighborhood! Very cute and spacious French Restaurant with a charmin…
Peter
French restaurant! Great traditional food and a decent wine list. There is live jazz some nights (can't rememb…
Matthew
Delicious French restaurant in Bushwick. Very popular for both brunch and dinner. Live jazz, djs, and amazing …
4. Mominette Bistro
4. Mominette Bistro
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157 local reviews
221 Knickerbocker Ave, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 929-234-2941
Lisa
Lisa
My all time favorite place to eat in the neighborhood! Very cute and spacious French Restaurant with a charming backyard. They do $1.00 oyst…
Peter
Peter
French restaurant! Great traditional food and a decent wine list. There is live jazz some nights (can't remember which off the top of my hea…
Matthew
Matthew
Delicious French restaurant in Bushwick. Very popular for both brunch and dinner. Live jazz, djs, and amazing breakfast cocktails!
5. Maison Harlem
5. Maison Harlem
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143 local reviews
Maison Harlem, New York
Closed · Opens in 21 minutes
+1 212-222-9224
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Rich And Anthony
This French restaurant, right on our corner, is getting critical acclaim and frequent visits from celebrity cl…
Valerie
Amazing FRENCH restaurant just steps away! The atmosphere is amazing. Rustic decor, awesome music and vibe. I…
Shelly
This lovely french restaurant has TERRIFIC food, excellent brunch, and occasionally at night it has a small ja…
5. Maison Harlem
5. Maison Harlem
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143 local reviews
Maison Harlem, New York
Closed · Opens in 21 minutes
+1 212-222-9224
Rich And Anthony
Rich And Anthony
This French restaurant, right on our corner, is getting critical acclaim and frequent visits from celebrity cliental (Whoopi Goldberg, Sherr…
Valerie
Valerie
Amazing FRENCH restaurant just steps away! The atmosphere is amazing. Rustic decor, awesome music and vibe. I love that the fact that all t…
Shelly
Shelly
This lovely french restaurant has TERRIFIC food, excellent brunch, and occasionally at night it has a small jazz band in the window. The dec…
6. Pates et Traditions
6. Pates et Traditions
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71 local reviews
52 Havemeyer St, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 718-302-1878
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Delphine
Great French restaurant. Their crepes are exactly the same ones as those made in France. And most of the waite…
Thi
Cute, quaint and eclectic French restaurant. Portions are enormous and food is divine. Great place for brunch …
Nick And Julia
A near perfect 5 star rated French restaurant. A good example of the great French food that can be found in Wi…
6. Pates et Traditions
6. Pates et Traditions
host-0host-1host-2
71 local reviews
52 Havemeyer St, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 718-302-1878
Delphine
Delphine
Great French restaurant. Their crepes are exactly the same ones as those made in France. And most of the waiters there are French.
Thi
Thi
Cute, quaint and eclectic French restaurant. Portions are enormous and food is divine. Great place for brunch and romantic dates.
Nick And Julia
Nick And Julia
A near perfect 5 star rated French restaurant. A good example of the great French food that can be found in Williamsburg.
7. Bobo
7. Bobo
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29 local reviews
181 W 10th St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 212-488-2626
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Lauren
Low-lit French restaurant with an outdoor terrace & a downstairs bar in an atmospheric townhouse that's litera…
Karina & John
Low-lit French restaurant with an outdoor terrace, a downstairs bar, all in an atmospheric townhouse.
Sam
Low-lit French restaurant with an outdoor terrace & a downstairs bar in an atmospheric townhouse.
7. Bobo
7. Bobo
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29 local reviews
181 W 10th St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 212-488-2626
Lauren
Lauren
Low-lit French restaurant with an outdoor terrace & a downstairs bar in an atmospheric townhouse that's literally across the street.
Karina & John
Karina & John
Low-lit French restaurant with an outdoor terrace, a downstairs bar, all in an atmospheric townhouse.
Sam
Sam
Low-lit French restaurant with an outdoor terrace & a downstairs bar in an atmospheric townhouse.
8. Cafe Moto
8. Cafe Moto
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135 local reviews
394 Broadway, Brooklyn
+1 718-599-6895
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Space 347
Amazing, hidden French restaurant with decor straight out of the movie Delicatessen. Live music every night, v…
Daniel
Small french restaurant. Don't recommend the food. Instead come on a Saturday evening to listen to The Baby So…
Omer
An awesome, cosy and classic French restaurant - beautiful live music is usually playing.
8. Cafe Moto
8. Cafe Moto
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135 local reviews
394 Broadway, Brooklyn
+1 718-599-6895
Space 347
Space 347
Amazing, hidden French restaurant with decor straight out of the movie Delicatessen. Live music every night, very romantic. Google it for th…
Daniel
Daniel
Small french restaurant. Don't recommend the food. Instead come on a Saturday evening to listen to The Baby Soda Jazz Band and drink a bottl…
Omer
Omer
An awesome, cosy and classic French restaurant - beautiful live music is usually playing.
9. Buvette
9. Buvette
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117 local reviews
42 Grove St, Manhattan
Open · Closes 2:00 AM
+1 212-255-3590
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Lauren
Cutest little French restaurant in my favorite neighborhood (the West Village). There is usually a long wait …
Jade
This tiny french restaurant transport you to Paris with a great wine list and delicious French small plates. N…
Meg
One of my favorite restaurants in New York City. Charming, small french restaurant. Better for small groups (n…
9. Buvette
9. Buvette
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117 local reviews
42 Grove St, Manhattan
Open · Closes 2:00 AM
+1 212-255-3590
Lauren
Lauren
Cutest little French restaurant in my favorite neighborhood (the West Village). There is usually a long wait unless you go quite early for …
Jade
Jade
This tiny french restaurant transport you to Paris with a great wine list and delicious French small plates. No reservations, but all day un…
Meg
Meg
One of my favorite restaurants in New York City. Charming, small french restaurant. Better for small groups (no more than four) and best for…
10. Juliette
10. Juliette
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89 local reviews
135 N 5th St, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 10:30 AM
+1 718-388-9222
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Emma
Lovely French restaurant near the main subway stop (Bedford Avenue). If the weather is nice, go up to the roo…
Carlos
Perfect little french restaurant on N5th. Feels like a little piece of France in Brooklyn. Great rooftop bar a…
Guillaume
Experience a french restaurant in Williamsburg and the unique atmosphere of the neighborhood...
10. Juliette
10. Juliette
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89 local reviews
135 N 5th St, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 10:30 AM
+1 718-388-9222
Emma
Emma
Lovely French restaurant near the main subway stop (Bedford Avenue). If the weather is nice, go up to the rooftop and order some cocktails …
Carlos
Carlos
Perfect little french restaurant on N5th. Feels like a little piece of France in Brooklyn. Great rooftop bar and seating in the summer. Quai…
Guillaume
Guillaume
Experience a french restaurant in Williamsburg and the unique atmosphere of the neighborhood...
11. Lucien
11. Lucien
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57 local reviews
14 1st Avenue, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 212-260-6481
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Chad
French Restaurant with everything your palette could ask for. It's beautiful and tasty.
Courtney
Family run French restaurant where they treat you like family!
Itzi
Beautiful French restaurant with amazing food and wines.
11. Lucien
11. Lucien
host-0host-1host-2
57 local reviews
14 1st Avenue, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 212-260-6481
Chad
Chad
French Restaurant with everything your palette could ask for. It's beautiful and tasty.
Courtney
Courtney
Family run French restaurant where they treat you like family!
Itzi
Itzi
Beautiful French restaurant with amazing food and wines.
12. Le Gamin
12. Le Gamin
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60 local reviews
108 Franklin St, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens in 21 minutes
+1 718-770-7918
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Varenka
Great French restaurant. Lovely atmosphere, delicious croissants during breakfast and always look for the spec…
Chelsea
They are a quaint little french restaurant that serves a delicious brunch.
Zeeshan
Rustic French restaurant with outdoor seating. Good for brunch. Cash only.
12. Le Gamin
12. Le Gamin
host-0host-1host-2
60 local reviews
108 Franklin St, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens in 21 minutes
+1 718-770-7918
Varenka
Varenka
Great French restaurant. Lovely atmosphere, delicious croissants during breakfast and always look for the specials during dinner time! Also,…
Chelsea
Chelsea
They are a quaint little french restaurant that serves a delicious brunch.
Zeeshan
Zeeshan
Rustic French restaurant with outdoor seating. Good for brunch. Cash only.