New York City Restaurants

Lafayette Grand Cafe & Bakery

  • 380 Lafayette St. Map It
  • East Village
  • French

Published 06/26/2015

Fodor's Review

Food media darling, Chef Andrew Carmellini (of Locanda Verde, Bar Primi, and the Dutch) goes Gallic here. After nearly a decade of Italian dominance on the Big Apple restaurant scene, French is back in vogue again, and Lafayette is a return to Carmellini's roots:the kitchens of his mentor the great Daniel Boulud. There's no culinary trickery happening here, just straightforward and very satisfying bistro fare. Creamy duck confit–spiked pumpkin risotto, a silky beef tartare, and steak frites are all excellent. So is the people-watching at this "seeandbeseen" spot.

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380 Lafayette St., at 4th St., New York, New York, 10012, USA

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Published 06/26/2015


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