Skip to content, or skip to search.

Skip to content, or skip to search.

Home > Restaurants > Bistro Bagatelle

All Reader Reviews of...

Bistro Bagatelle

1 Little W. 12th St., New York, NY, 10014
nr. Ninth Ave.
212-488-2110

Avg. Rating

7
Food: 7
Service: 7
Décor: 8
"Recommended"

Average Reader Rating on a Scale of 10.

67% would go back.

Write your own review

Amazing! a++

By londonbenjaminmarco on 5/31/2010

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

This was a suggestion from my friend L, who had been there before. It was Sunday, and of course, we were aching for champagne. The decor, is amazing. If you need to feel like royalty ever, just sitting there alone makes you feel that way. Now the food, we all got different things so we can pick at each others food. I got the pancakes, my friend got french toast and L got Le Croque Madame. Delicious, delicious. We even "celebrated" my birthday! Let's not forget that pesky and dangerous bottle service, champagne was flowing like it was water. The staff was very very friendly. Everyone was so nice and we even partied with us. we had so much fun dancing on top of chairs n etc. best brunch I HAVE EVER had. DEF. recommend this place to everyone here!

Did you find this review helpful?
Yes No Request Removal
121 out of 204 people found this review helpful.

Great food and atmosphere

By park24 on 6/4/2009

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 9
  • Yes, I would go back!

If you're looking for a place that offers both great food and ambience then come to Bagatelle. The decor is very romantic and lit by candlelight and crystal chandeliers. The food is delicious and melts in your mouth with every bite. The cocktails are marvelous and let's not forget the handsome bartenders that make them, specially that cute Italian by the name of Giuseppe. The staff offers outstanding service. As the night progresses, the music gets louder and the bar gets more crowded, making it a fun experience while you enjoy your meal.

Did you find this review helpful?
Yes No Request Removal
140 out of 253 people found this review helpful.

Worst brunch I ever experienced

By cassandra0524 on 9/13/2013

  • Overall Rating: 2
  • Food: 2
  • Service: 1
  • Décor: 5
  • No, I would not go back!

To provide a vivid account of my experience at Bagatelle, I wrote this email to the GM. No response yet... Nicholas: When my party and I checked in on Saturday, we were given menus, but no water and no waiter for almost 15 minutes. Finally, our waiter came to our table, but did not bother to fill our water glasses, and, rather, bullied us to order alcohol first instead. When we simply asked for water, the waiter seemed displeased and annoyed that we would ask for such a outlandish request. Afterwards, he kept coming back in 5 minute intervals asking for our drink orders, as if he was rushed to serve us (even though there were only 3 tables filled and had not come to our table for 15 min after being seated). There were so many points in which I felt our waiter was being very rude and simply discourteous to us. For example, I asked if Bagatelle had mimosas, and he responded "OF COURSE - you have to order champagne first". When he came back to our table with the champagne, he started filling our wine glasses. When I asked for champagne glasses, again, totally annoyed that I would request that. Finally, the coup de grace - after ordering 4 bottles of champagne, shots for the table, and dessert (which we were still eating), the "manager" came to our table and, in his words, "politely asked that we move to the bar". We were still finishing our champagne and eating our dessert-not just sitting around drinking water. I will never recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Did you find this review helpful?
Yes No Request Removal
33 out of 62 people found this review helpful.

Add Comment

You will be prompted to sign in with your NYMag or
Facebook account.

  awful average excellent
In determining overall rating, food and service are given more weight.
Rate
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Food
Service
Décor
Would you go back?

Some Hints:

  • The best reviews give a clear sense of why you liked or disliked a restaurant, bar, or store. And that means details. Mention specifics dishes, type of crowd, pros and cons...
  • If it's helpful to compare one place to another, go for it.
  • Come up with clever, funny, pithy subject lines, and write in the first person.
  • Don't forget to read the user rating guidelines and rules.
CloseUpdating your review
By
| Not you?
Advertising
Advertising
Advertising
[Could not open include /publish/nymag//includes/3/listings/pop ular-restaurant-guides.txt]
Advertising