French Restaurants in Ridgewood

Up to 55% Off Crepes at Crêpes Cêlestes

Crêpes Cêlestes

Garden State Plaza

$13.25 $6.33

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Sweet and savory crepes stuffed with fillings such as chipotle-spiced veggies, fiesta chicken, Nutella, or white chocolate and strawberries

Up to 40% Off Crepes at Crêpes Célestes

Crêpes Célestes

Palisades Center Mall - West Nyack

$13.25 $8

Sweet and savory crêpes stuffed with fillings such as chipotle-spiced veggies, fiesta chicken, Nutella, or white chocolate and strawberries

Up to 59% Off at Cantine Parisienne

Cantine Parisienne

New York

$70 $29

Diners feast on delicious French fare such as steak frites and duck legs confit in a light-filled bistro

Up to 50% Off French Dinner and Drinks at Le Bistro D'à Côté

Le Bistro D'à Côté

Upper East Side

$70 $35

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Wine pairs with appetizers such as steamed mussels and entrees such as coq au vin and Black Angus hangar steak

Choc O Pain – Up to 43% Off Baked Goods

Choc O Pain

Multiple Locations

$10 $6

French bakery serves fresh fruit tarts and crusty baguettes, as well as plain or chocolate croissants, or lunch catering

Up to 36% Off French Fusion Food at Hotel Chantelle

Hotel Chantelle

Lower East Side

$56 $39

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Hell's Kitchen alum Chef Seth Levine devises a menu of French-Mediterranean fare such as white truffle pizza paired with house cocktails

Up to 46% Off French Dinner Cuisine at Jeanne & Gaston

Jeanne & Gaston

Chelsea/West Village

$80 $45

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French-educated chef Claude Godard prepares classic bourguignon-style dishes, such as braised short ribs and steamed mussels Marinieres

Up to 25% Off French Bistro Cuisine at La Sirene

La Sirène

SoHo

$65 $49

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Classic French dishes such as magret de carnard, cassoulet, and profiteroles with bittersweet chocolate served in an intimate 25-seat space

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Red Hen Bistro's made-from-scratch menu revolves around the fresh, seasonal meats, fish, and produce in French and Californian cuisine. Francophiles will feel conflicted in trying to select only one dish, be it the croque madame, an upscale ham-and-cheese sandwich topped with a sunny-side-up egg ($10.95), or the salad nicoise, a hearty helping of organic greens crowned with roasted potatoes and hard-boiled eggs ($8.95). California dreamers can sample West Coast–inspired temptations such as tamales with braised pork ($8.95) and fish tacos served in crisp tortillas ($9.95). Simplicity seekers can opt for the tomato soup and grilled cheese ($9.95) while enjoying the restaurant’s attention to detail—evident in both the food and front-of-house service. With rich-red walls, large windows boasting street views, and touches of French country charm, Red Hen Bistro exudes an air of casual intimacy, though lacy nightclothes are discouraged.

525 Moonachie Ave
Wood Ridge,
NJ
US

Epernay’s executive chef Jayson Grossberg trained under legendary French chef Jean-Louis Palladin before attending New York’s Culinary Institute of America. Grossberg has used his pabulum-preparing powers for good and not evil, recently redesigning Epernay’s menu to add flavorful new dishes, such as the summer gazpacho with crab meat and lime ($10.95). Fresh-caught mussels come in three broths, such as the “a la Linda” with saffron and tomato ($15.95 single serving, $19.95 shared platter). If you'd like to keep your meal as light at a globetrotting eccentric's hot-air balloon, try a juicy beet salad with summer melon, arugula, and feta cheese ($10.95). Reward your stomach for keeping quiet during last night’s visit to the opera with an entree such as caramelized sea scallops with sweet corn, bacon, and tomato ($26.95). Or delve into the crispy duck breast with wild mushrooms, pistachios, and asparagus soaking in a sundried blueberry jus ($26.95) to enjoy a culinary harmony unseen since the California Raisins dominated the airwaves.

6 Park St
Montclair,
NJ
US

Chef Thomas Keller is known for his emphasis on local foods. He and his team at Per Se have created a pair of nine-course tasting menus that celebrate the harvests of New York’s farmers. The small plates are designed, somewhat cruelly, to leave diners wishing they had just one more bite of foie gras or poached quince.

10 Columbus Circle
New York,
NY
US

Named after an olive native to France and Italy, Picholine fittingly infuses French cuisine with Mediterranean notes. Considering how close the two regions are to one another, this fusion consistently yields surprises, such as a sea-urchin panna cotta with caviar and chilled ocean consommé.

35 West 64th Street
New York,
NY
US

Crepes on Columbus fills its namesake dish—thin, made-to-order pancakes—with sweet and savory ingredients, imbuing each bite with Franco-Spanish flavors. The quaint café’s crepes adapt to any appetite, brimming with rich infusions such as nutella and strawberries or roasted chicken and ratatouille, and serve as emergency head coverings during freak downpours of jams and preserves. The friendly wait staff serves both breakfast and dinner all day, comingling omelets, juicy cuts of meat, and seafood on tabletops, sided with desserts and smoothies.

990 Columbus Ave.
New York,
NY
US

In describing their restaurant as a “contemporary Parisian bistro,” the staff at Cantine Parisienne commits to juxtaposition, which they cleverly carry out both on the menu and in the dining room’s decor. Traditional French dishes such as cod filet and veal escalope are made alongside New York classics such as club sandwiches and homemade cheesecake. Breakfasts take buffet form with flourishes including organic egg dishes and fresh fruit salad, while handcrafted cocktails and boutique French wines carry a sense of refinement.

Outside the kitchen, the space is designed to take advantage of another Parisian pastime: people watching. Twenty-foot open windows stretch to the high ceiling, allowing natural light to spill atop chrome accents and white-marble tables. Along with the latter, blue and red chairs complete the colors of the French flag and add vibrancy to the room.

40 Kenmare Street
New York,
NY
US