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French Restaurant Recommendation

Looking for a French restaurant to celebrate a birthday. did La grenouille last year and it was amazing. looking for the same kind of experience or better.

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  1. La Grenouille is in Manhattan. Are you looking for a similar experience in "New York State (Exc. New York City)"?

    1. If Westchester's your location for French this year, these are 2 wonderful places:

      La Panetiere --in Rye: http://www.lapanetiere.com/

      La Cremaillere - in Bedford http://www.cremaillere.com/

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      La Panetiere
      530 Milton Rd., Rye, NY 10580

      La Cremaillere Restaurant
      46 Bedford-Banksville Road, Bedford, NY 10506

      1. Buffet de la Gare in Hastings on Hudson - small, beautiful place with great food.

        1. If you want to stay outside of Manhattan Bistro Rollin in Pelham is terrific. Great reviews and really special food. www.bistrorollin.com

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          1. re: pelgirl

            I second Bistro Rollin. I've been there a few times and always had a great time and the food is really very good.

            1. re: pelgirl

              I'll second Bistro Rollin, too - La Grenouille it ain't, but it's very solid and pleasant.

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              Bistro Rollin
              142 5th Ave, Pelham, NY 10803

              1. re: MarkDPelhamNY

                Just over the border in Greenwich is Jean Louis, a wonderful French restaurant, possibly the best outside of Manhattan. If Jean Louis is there, look for his chartreuse 2CV in the driveway, if the weather is good he might take you for a spin!

                www.restaurantjeanlouis.com

                1. re: menton1

                  +1 Jean-Louis. Sit at the bar, Chef's Mercy. Trust me.

            2. Sadly Gwenael Goulet owner of Buffet de la Gare as passed away
              http://www.lohud.com/article/20110723... County, New York

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              1. re: chowdom

                Yes, a few months ago. We love Buffet de la Gare and had another wonderful meal there last Saturday.