L'Express

L'Express

French Restaurant$$$$
Gramercy Park, New York
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  • Masha G.
    "The lamb burger and the steak tartar are the BEST in the city!"(11 Tips)
    Tim E.
    "Try the croque Monsieur for a great late night snack"(11 Tips)
    Jason H.
    "Best escargot in NYC, and get the Cafe Ole (not at the same moment)"(7 Tips)
    Lisa G.
    "Always solid, and a great place for late night eats."(28 Tips)
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  • Martin S.
    Martin S.January 6, 2015
    The grilled octopus was expertly cooked. The Merguez was amazingly tasty. My steak came in big and thick, and perfectly pink in the center. The Avion tequila shots were generously and smooth as silk.
  • Sumeet S.
    Sumeet ShahMarch 23, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    One of the best cafes in the city all around. Lattes and the paper by day, wine and steak tartare by night, with Croque Monsieurs in the middle. Try to get a table in the nook at this 24-hr gem.
  • ZenFoodster
    ZenFoodsterFebruary 22, 2014
    I've been coming here 24/7 for yrs! Great for the hip vibe & people, late night snack, dessert or drinks. Love frites w/ side of peppercorn sauce & vanilla creme brûlée w/ a side of raspberry purée!
  • Belle H.
    Belle HuangMarch 6, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Open 24/7 with a focus on food from Lyon, France. The grilled octopus appetizer is delicious. Roasted pork and herb sausage, steak au poivre, burgers and skirt frites are all good.
  • Unur E.
    Unur ErdeneMarch 26, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    L'Express is the bomb!!! Had egg bennies (deliciosooo) and berry pancakes yesterday. Pancakes were not great at all! soup l'oignon, mushroom ravioli and steak au p'ouivre are one of the best in town!
  • Austen P.
    Austen ParkerOctober 18, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    They make their martinis with fresh grapefruit juice - Kettle with a splash of fresh grapefruit juice is quite delicious. Their mushroom ravioli is exceptional - I have had it 10+ times lol.
  • Gothamist
    GothamistFebruary 25, 2016
    It's Stinky Cheese Week 2016 and that means the Tour de France restaurant group is having specials all week long. L'express in Flatiron is serving a delicious cheese soup that will melt your heart. Read more
  • StonehengeNYC
    StonehengeNYCNovember 17, 2011
    Whether it's breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, or 2 a.m...L'Express is open 24-hours! Residents of the building upstairs, 8 Gramercy, can get keys to the nearby private Gramercy Park.
  • Nathan K.
    Nathan KoblandSeptember 23, 2013
    honestly a lifesaver being open 24/7, saved me from sleeping on the streets and fed me snacks and coffee suitable for a 24/7 joint, highly recommended after 2am
  • Elvia F.
    Elvia FrancisOctober 29, 2013
    The food is great; the restrooms are not. For dessert, almond tart w/ honey is highly recommended! For food, I quite enjoyed the salmon w/ spinach and fries.
  • Grover R.
    Grover Reed IIIApril 19, 2013
    The crab cakes are FORGET ABOUT IT!!! I get it with their lovely Sancerre. The service is wonderful. The place is wonderful. Perfect place to go for lunch.
  • Deep G.
    Deep GujralAugust 10, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    If eating here late night I highly recommend the Escargots à la Bourguignonne (Snails in GarlicHerb Butter) - with the lamb burger (and goat cheese).
  • EchoDA
    EchoDAMarch 13, 2012
    always open NEVER closed!.. always if you are hungover, especially if need to eat for a while, good variety of cuisine, love the onion soup!-- of course very Frenchy decor!
  • Angela
    AngelaAugust 23, 2015
    Great brunch. Omelette is hearty & fillings are plentiful. Honey Almond Tarte a la mode is also a must.
  • nymag
    nymagApril 4, 2011
    Sponsored Tip: Order San Pellegrino or Acqua Panna water at this 24-hour bistro and a donation will be made to Share Our Strength! Also: try the croque monsieur. Read more
  • Shanick A.
    Shanick AugustinJune 17, 2013
    Large portions big enough to share. Make sure to get a seat by the full length windows in the summer for a breeze and people watching.
  • Lenny G.
    Lenny GalloMay 20, 2015
    This 24/7 French diner is a fun place to go if you need a bite late night. Burgers are always safe here and prices are semi-reasonable.
  • Chet M.
    Chet ManciniNovember 24, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great value French cafe. Straightforward classic dishes. Lots of nice half bottles of wine if you're feeling 350ml.
  • st
    stDecember 21, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    best all night French spot I've been to. lamb burger and escargot are biggest winners. solid drinks too.
  • Nas B.
    Nas BenaliMay 13, 2015
    The large indoor space makes it excellent for groups. Good food and good prices. Plus, they're open 24/7.
  • Holly B.
    Holly BoundsNovember 12, 2013
    Order the lamb burger (with goat cheese) and a glass of red wine. Post how much you love me in the morning.
  • Lori L.
    Lori LuoSeptember 12, 2014
    L'Express offers a quick lunch for those on a tight schedule. Skip the Onion Gratinee, though, which comes doused in gruyere cheese.
  • Marcus J.
    Marcus JDecember 21, 2011
    The half roasted chicken is DELICIOUS. Mark my words. Substitute the fries for the mashed potatoes and you will be in heaven!
  • Dens
    DensApril 2, 2014
    All the tips point to the Lamb Burger for a reason -- it's really f'ing good!
  • Marc J.
    Marc J.June 30, 2013
    This my first time here and the atmosphere was great. As well as the food. Gotta come back here!
  • Michael F.
    Michael FMarch 18, 2011
    The cafe au lait is fantastic, the chicken sandwich (believe it or not) is amazing, and the escargot is divine. Open 24 hours!
  • @JaumePrimero
    @JaumePrimeroApril 2, 2012
    If you haven't done so, you have to visit this place late night. The best place to head after a night out. Trust me!
  • Dev A.
    Dev AnandDecember 17, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Croissant Sandwich. Sub Egg whites. Bacon on a side plate (for the homies). Sub fries for side salad. The perfect vice.
  • Jessi P.
    Jessi POctober 26, 2013
    French onion soup was delicious. The croque Madame looked good, although I didn't order that!
  • Edwin A.
    Edwin A.September 16, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    For late-nite dining, try the escargot, the steak tartare, the warm goat cheese salad, the lamb burger with goat cheese, or the salmon.
  • Kate Y.
    Kate YanFebruary 5, 2015
    Reasonably priced French cuisine. Get the steak tartar and wilted garlic spinach.
  • Ira B.
    Ira BlossomJanuary 13, 2015
    I was expecting a little more overall. The food was fine the atmosphere was just Ok. A good place to go for a quick brunch if you're starving. Not going to blow you away but gets the job done.
  • Grovo
    GrovoApril 29, 2013
    The Steak Frites are a must-try. They are so good! Read more
  • Yulia A.
    Yulia AndreyanovaFebruary 23, 2013
    For breakfast take Eggs Copenhagen!! It's Benedict with Salmon and it's perfect.
  • Kirill F.
    Kirill FuchsNovember 5, 2016
    Great place to grab late night food. Probably the best 24 hour place.
  • duane l.
    duane lawrenceApril 29, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    The mocha is good, but be warned: the cup has no handles, and they apparently heat it up on the surface of the sun
  • Howard D.
    Howard DuffySeptember 19, 2011
    Order the toasted granola and Greek yogurt for breakfast, great start to staying alert in the morning! Read more
  • Marc B.
    Marc BirnbachApril 22, 2010
    Open 24Hrs a day L'Express is your posh-spot for French cuisine with a menu your mouth will water over. No matter what meal your hunger pains for you will walk away comfortably stuffed & pleased Read more
  • Jeanine G.
    Jeanine GuidryDecember 6, 2011
    The onion soup is insanely amazing, the atmosphere is cozy, and the service is fantastic.
  • Lisa G.
    Lisa GanskyJanuary 3, 2016
    Always solid, and a great place for late night eats. Burger is a fave!
  • Kara F.
    Kara FisherJanuary 23, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Delicious, reasonably-priced, and open 24-7. What's not to love?
  • Barbara R.
    Barbara RoseSeptember 21, 2010
    The waiter at lunch yesterday threw me a curve, in front of my visiting guest, by saying "how much change do you need back, $10?". His stunt resulted in an extra $2 tip, and I left with that icky fee
  • Santiago D.
    Santiago DuarteSeptember 5, 2014
    Little cozy cafe in NoLiTa. A mix between french and arab (perhaps argelian). Good hummus. Not great though.
  • Simmy P.
    Simmy PappachenJanuary 29, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Great Lamb burger but don't end up there at 6 am or breakfast. Not such a great menu.
  • Christopher T.
    Christopher TaiApril 17, 2011
    Come here for any meal at any time of the day. It's that fantastic. For brunch, order the croque madame with a side plate of bacon.
  • Chris G.
    Chris GellesFebruary 1, 2014
    The food is not bad. It comes out quickly. But, on a busy day, they may forget about you when you're trying to get the check.
  • David R.
    David Rodriguez-SobrinoMay 1, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Chapoutier Cotes du Rhone blanc is a NYC wine by the glass best buy!
  • İpek A.
    İpek A.February 21, 2015
    24 hours open. Good for late night. Everything is delicious.
  • Bruno Z.
    Bruno ZalumAugust 17, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    A succulent steak tartare that is served 24 hours a day? Yes, there must be a Paleo god!
  • R*
    R*January 4, 2013
    Best place to go for hamburgers at late night! A must!
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