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Le Coucou


Le Coucou is so elegant, so solicitous, that its waiters pour water with a napkin shielding the glass to prevent any splashing on guests. Restaurateur Stephen Starr (Upland, Buddakan, The Clocktower) recruited Daniel Rose to run the kitchen. Rose is an American-born chef who made his name in Paris with his restaurants Spring and La Bourse et La Vie. Le Coucou is at the base of 11 Howard, a boutique hotel in SoHo. A mural of an 18th-century French landscape unfolds throughout the bar (no stools, just a couple of divans) and host area. In the spacious dining room, tables are draped with white linen and gently lit by chandeliers. Breakfast offers exquisite pastries and egg dishes; at dinner the classic French fare includes pike quenelle with lobster sauce, halibut with beurre blanc and duck with cherries and foie gras.

138 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10013

Good for Groups
Notable Chef
Reservations Accepted
Wine List
Payment Types
Credit Cards Accepted


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