For over 25 years Sel et Poivre has served up classic French bistro fare in their charming location in the Upper East Side. Located at 65th and Lexington, they’re just a few minutes north of the Midtown East. Sel et Poivre is open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week and features a prix fixe brunch menu on the weekends for $18.95 that includes your choice of Mimosa or Bloody Mary.
The menus are elegant, yet not overdone. Appetizers include Terrine de Foie Gras with red wine grapes for $18.95, Mussel’s Mariniere or a la Provencal with French fries for $16.95, and of course, an exceptional French Onion Soup for $10.95 that should not be missed. Dinner entrees include classic French items like Frog Legs in a Pernod sauce with wild mushrooms and basmati rice for $24.95, Duck a L’orange with wild rice for $27.95 to less exotic items like Pan Seared Chicken Breast served with wild mushroom sauce and mixed vegetables for $23.95, a Bistro Burger served with French fries for $16.95, and Thin Sliced Steak Frites and salad for $21.95. Of course if you’re ready to indulge, they also feature a Filet Mignon in a red wine shallot sauce and roasted Yukon Gold Potatoes for $34.95 and Aged New York Sirloin Steak with Roquefort or Poivre sauce for $33.95.