Ponty Bistro

Row 1

218 3rd Ave (btwn E 18th & E 19th St)
New York, NY 10003
(212) 777-1616
African, French, Mediterranean
$ $
Mon–Thu: 10:30 AM–11:00 PM Fri: 10:30 AM–Midnight Sat: 9:00 AM–Midnight Sun: 9:00 AM–11:00 PM

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  • The duck confit omelette is egg-celent
  • Block association president Arlene Harrison recommends the chicken tajine, but also try the Niokolokoba the signature dish, a grilled sirloin steak marinated with spices and a black peppercorn sauce
  • Their Martinis are great. Just had their lobster BLT...yum.
  • The mussels are a favourite here...
  • French onion soup and Mac and cheese are two exceptional apps. Lobster blt and Asian steak salad are great meals.
  • Hidden neighborhood gem. Chef Cassis is happy to explain the French cuisine with N African twist he grew up with and refined under Boulud.
  • The crispy tuna was incredible. Skip the chicken yassa and get the lamb tangine!
  • Truffle macaroni and cheese.
  • 2 martinis for $12!
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  • seafood risotto was delicious, though if u get the tagine don't expect it to be anything like it's Moroccan counterpart ! mussels rule.
  • Overall: meh. Relatively expensive for what you get.
  • Have the mussels, they're great.
  • Order the bruschetta on the brunch menu. Ah-mazing.
  • The crunchy tuna appetizer and the seafood risotto were amazing!
  • This place has the best french onion soup I have ever had. It is hard for me to eat french onion soup anywhere else than this place.
  • Omg this place is surprisingly fantastic! For entrees, get the lamb and the fish that's stuffed with crab
  • Mussels, shrimp, & cheese puffs! Happy Hour: 2 for 1 Martinis until 7pm and bottomless brunch for $25!!
  • This place is amazing! Definitely try it!