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Bistro Citron

473 Columbus Ave., New York, NY 10024 40.78429 -73.97373
nr. 83rd St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-400-9401 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Bistro, French
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Official Website

bistrocitronnyc.com

Hours

Mon-Fri, noon-3pm and 4pm-10:45pm; Sat-Sun, noon-3pm and 5pm-10:45pm

Nearby Subway Stops

B, C at 81st St.-Museum of Natural History

Prices

$15-$28

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Delivery
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Kids' Menu
  • Lunch
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Romantic
  • Take-Out
  • Online Reservation

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Recommended

Delivery Area

77th St. to 88th St., Central Park West to Riverside Dr.

Profile

With its black-leather banquettes, oak paneling, rustic maplewood floors, and chandeliers sporting tulip-shaped shades, Bistro Citron captures the Left Bank mood. Chef Jerry Katzenberger hews closely to the classic bistro playbook of hearty French comfort foods, with numerous stews and roasts, as well as pasta dishes and even a burger. Menu standouts include the lively and fresh steak tartare, ably seasoned with anchovies, chives, garlic, mustard, and Tabasco. It’s served with a raw quail-egg yolk for extra richness. The rack of lamb is also excellent, shellacked with coarse mustard, dipped in chopped pistachios, and roasted until juicy. It comes served over a fragrant, thyme-infused jus and paired with a petite potato cake spiked with cream, turnips, and zucchini chunks.

Recommended Dishes

Steak tartare, $14

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