Executive Chef Adil Fawzi is responsible for the creation of our praised Upper East Side, NYC French Bistro menu. On any given night he can be found at Bistro 61 manning the fires, ensuring the highest quality of the dishes. He makes certain only the freshest ingredients are used and that the culinary masterpiece that he designed never falters. He understands the importance of details in world-class cuisine.
Our French Bistro / French Restaurant menu is a sophisticated, creative combination of classic Provençal fare fused with inspiration from the Mediterranean coast. Chef Adil Fawzi's menu provides the palette with an eclectic array of dishes. Adil studied at Le Lycee Rene Auffray in Paris, France (one of the most prestigious culinary schools in the world) & worked under acclaimed Chef, Frank Charpentier, a 3 Michelin Star chef.
Walls of exposed brick and bare, candlelit walnut tables create an inviting bistro atmosphere, further accented by burgundy banquettes and terrazzo floors, providing a decidedly Old World ambience to this Upper East Side gem. In the warmer months the Bistro provides austere yet comfortable outdoor seating; with café space on both the avenue and street surrounding this cozy corner spot.
**** Bistro 61 ****
Our Upper East Side French Bistro / French Restaurant welcomes you with walls of exposed brick and bare, candlelit walnut tables which create an inviting atmosphere, further accented by burgundy banquettes and terrazzo floors, providing a decidedly Old World ambiance to this Upper East Side gem; a neighborhood favorite.
Bistro 61 is a cozy place with delicious critically acclaimed food, an elegantly relaxed atmosphere, and a world-class staff. We are a local neighborhood French Bistro feel, however our patrons come from all over NYC and we are not just an "upper east" type crowd.
We are open for lunch and dinner (a very popular Brunch spot on the weekends) so that no matter what time you are craving a delicious meal, we can always satisfy your hunger.
Our acclaimed fresh mussel dishes, steak frites, truffle fois gras, burgers, and creative salads are customer favorites. Bistro 61 uses only the freshest ingredients. We take pride in ensuring that every dish is of the highest possible quality.
Bistro 61 provides austere yet comfortable outdoor seating with café space on both the avenue and street surrounding a cozy corner Upper East Side, NYC spot.