Brasserie 8 ½ is a stylish French brasserie just steps from Fifth Avenue on 57th Street. Chef Franck Deletrain deftly upgrades dishes from the brasserie repertoire, offering sophisticated French cuisine amidst original artwork by Léger, Matisse and others favored by the Louvre.
Guests enter by way of a grand, sweeping, spiral staircase and dine on white tablecloths in plush dining rooms. Choose beloved classics with a new light touch like Lobster Bouillabaisse, or splendid plates of beef such as Côte de Boeuf with Sauce Bordelaise.
For business or pleasure, Brasserie 8 ½ offers an enticing, modern slice of la belle époque and all its spécialités, from Kir Royales to Seafood Plateaux and Crème Caramel.
Its elegant bar and lounge, as seen on "Sex and The City", offers a popular Oyster Happy Hour, Monday through Friday, 4:30-7:30PM, as well as creative signature cocktails and an extensive wine list.