155 West 51st Street, between Sixth and Seventh Avenues
Notable Chef | French | Ambience | Extensive Wine List
Le Bernardin is a three Michelin-starred, Zagat-rated restaurant in New York City. The restaurant was started in 1972 in Paris by Gilbert and Maguy le Coze and moved to New York in 1986. It specializes in seafood. Gilbert le Coze died of a heart attack in 1994 and Eric Ripert succeeded him as the head chef. Signature dishes include Kindai maguro (sustainably raised Japanese blue fin tuna), Kobe beef and escolar. Desserts by pastry chef Michael Laiskonis include chocolate dusted with sea salt and extra virgin olive oil. Chef Ripert has gone on to open Philadelphia’s 10 Arts by Eric Ripert and Westend Bistro by Eric Ripert in Washington D.C.
Signature dishes include Kindai maguro (sustainably raised Japanese blue fin tuna), Kobe beef and escolar