Avon Bistro is a really cozy & quaint spot on 52nd off Thrid Ave. They have a VERY tasty appetizer menu including my favorite- baked brie; it consists of gooey, yummy brie baked into the flakiest croissant shell you can ask for. Next is their sliders: mini cheeseburgers served on "cocoa bread" like buns. VERY nice for a quick bite. Their crabcakes are divine! They are served with a minced mango concoction that would immediately turn your attention to your plate. Finally for appetizers, their calamari, served fried & rung around orange impaled skewers are quite nice. They used to be served with a garlicky dipping sauce whose taste remained in your mouth for hours. Not as offensive as it sounds, I promise!! However that has since been switched with a spicy marinara sause that just doesn't live up to its predecessor.
The staff is friendly & welcoming!!! Excellent & interesting home grown cocktails. Frites are disgustingly good.