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Dec 10, 2008 01:22 PM

Good French Bistro for Mussels and Frite

Looking for a good place on the upper east for good french bistro fare....good wine....etc..

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  1. If you want to venture out to Long Island, Garden City specifically, Waterzooi has great mussels and frites.

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    1. re: robinsilver

      my favorite restaurant is waterzooi-yum. i haven't found amazing mussels in nyc. i want to try flex mussels but i hear mixed things.

    2. Jubilee on 54th between 1st and 2nd has some of the best mussels around, in my opinion. The rest of the menu is excellent as well.

      I'm not sure if that's UES enough for you.

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      1. re: egit

        It's been a long time since I've been to Jubilee, but remember it being good. I also like the Moules Frites that I had one time at Cafe B. You might also check Brasserie Julien to see if they have them.

      2. petite abeille - mult locations, not sure if one of them is on the UES or not.

        1. flex mussels
          82nd 3rd/lex
          not a french bistro
          nice mussels
          good fries

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          1. re: thew

            B Cafe on 75th and 2nd. has great moule frites.

          2. Le Sans Culotte - all the charcuterie, pate and crudite you can eat, then some truly fine mussels, followed by creme brulee or mousse - prixe fixe (last I saw, about $25!).

            AND you can usually get gift certificates on for at least half off. . .