La Boite en Bois

75 West 68th Street
New York, NY 10023
Tel: (212) 874-2705

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"A longtime "pre-theater favorite" near Lincoln Center, this "tiny" French boƮte turns out "classic" bistro dishes in a "congenial" setting overseen by "fast-moving" staffers; "sardine"-can dimensions, "old-fashioned" decor and kinda "pricey" tabs come with the territory."
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Nous avons passé un déjeuner merveilleux à la Boíte en Bois. L'ambiance était chaleureuse et conviviale. Notre serveur était français et nous avons eu l'opportunité de commander en français et ainsi travailler notre français. Nos plats favoris: Le Boíte Burger et la soupe à l'oignon. Nous remercions La Boíte en Bois pour nous acceuillir!
-York Prep French Students Isaac Inkeles, James Tsao and Cole Lumpkin

Hard to believe, with all the restaurant reviews and reviewers that it is still possible to find the BEST UNDISCOVERED RESTAURANT IN NEW YORK. The excellence of the cuisine - and cuisine it is, with chef Gino Barbuti at the top of his game - is matched by the charming and cozy ambiance, with every detail, from the walls to the restroom alive with charm.
I have eaten in many of the great restaurants of the world, but this is my new favorite.
-Gwen Davis, writer

I have dined at some of the most fabulous restaurants within Europe, the Orient, and USA. None beat the food and service at La Boite en Bois, right here where I live in NYC. Tell them 'Tony sent you.' You won't be disappointed.
-Tony DeCaprio (Jazz Musician)

La Boite en Bois is a neighborhood favorite of mine. The atmosphere is cozy, the food varied and excellently prepared, with many special dishes unavailable elsewhere. The service is attentive and friendly, and it is a lovely place for lunch as well as dinner.
-William Wolf

A warm friendly staff make this a wonderful dining experience. Never had anything but outstanding food and service.
-Myra and Judy - Avid opera and theater goers from Long Island who have been dining with us for 15 years, even when they are seeing a play in the theater district!

La Boite en Bois is a little jewel and much deserving of praise not only for it's great cuisine but also for the ambiance and attentive service. When I desire a Parisienne experience without getting on a plane, I head over to 68th Street where I am greeted by a friendly staff eager to assure a memorable time.
-Thomas W. Lollar - Art Director & Curator -

We have been dining at Boite en Bois since our son was a year and a half...he is now 27! We have never regretted a meal and no matter what diet we are on, we always allow space in our food plan to accommodate the delicious food and wine that is served here. When Susan turned 60, instead of a big party she opted to be feted at a family gathering at her favorite place...La Boite en Bois...and was not disappointed. We even named our country house in the Pennsylvania woods, La Boite en Bois!
-Susan Winter and Joe Zacherman -

We had a soap opera dinner at La Boite En Bois and were incredibly pleased with the food and the service. The owners were so attentive and made sure that everything with our party went just right. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for great food, great service and a wonderful ambience.
-Linda Rohe (Coastal Entertainment Productions)