Even if You haven’t heard about Le Coucou, I bet that you have at least seen the photo of this beautiful bar on Instagram. Instagramers love this place for its lovely decoration. Le Coucou is a french restaurant in Soho, New York and it is nowadays one of the hardest restaurants to get a reservation.I went there at 11 o’clock on Sunday and it was already full. As soon as you enter, on your right side there is the famous bar that is often featured on Instagram. After a few minutes, the host led me to the dining area where glamorous chandeliers are beautifully lit on. I could already smell the buttery croissant and french pressed coffee.
A warm buttery croissant, fresh out of the oven!
Galette de sarrasin ($24)
buckwheat crepe, egg, lobster
One of the best buckwheat crepes that I’ve ever had! The bottom is crispy and the top is soft and chewy. The combination of the sauce, lobsters and egg was very complementary
Saucisse au couteau pork sausage ($8)
Oeufs Coucou ($16)
poached eggs, sauce choron, pomme darphin
Poached eggs on top of the potato pancakes. Potato pancakes were similar to hash brown. The sauce was too creamy for me. I personally like the regular egg benedict better
I really love the buckwheat crepe with lobsters and the croissant. The poached egg was a bit too much for me but overall, all the dishes were pretty satisfying.
Le Coucou is definitely one of my favorite spots for brunch in New York with friends. Its ambiance is very lovely and its food is exquisite. If you want a delicate french brunch rather than a big American style brunch, Le Coucou is the right choice!
- Address: 138 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10013, USA
- Phone: +1 212-271-4252
- Hours: Thu – Sun 7am – 2pm, 5pm – 11pm / Mon – Wed 7am- 10:30am, 11:30am- 2pm, 5-10pm