– Welcome –Sel et Poivre

French for Salt & Pepper, Sel et Poivre delivers the perfect seasoning for your evening.

– Atmosphere –Quaint Ambiance

Our dining room seats approximately 60 people providing a charming and quaint dining experience.

– Authentic –Delectable Desserts

French cuisine is known for desserts and Sel et Poivre delivers.

Join us for Christmas!

Join us this Christmas

Sel et Poivre takes pleasure in serving to our guests a specially-prepared three-course prix fixe Christmas menu for only $38. À la carte options are also available.​

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About UsSel et Poivre

Sel et Poivre is an Upper East Side neighborhood restaurant established in 1989 and is family owned and operated. The name is French for Salt and Pepper and you'll find just the right amount of spice at Sel et Poivre. Our dedicated staff is professional and welcoming and the chef serves traditional French classics which are hard to find, such as veal kidneys, frog's legs, sweetbreads and calf’s liver. Sel et Poivre's dining room seats approximately sixty people, providing a charming and restorative dining experience. Get to know Chef/Owner Christian Schienle in the video below.


Newsletters at Sel et Poivre

Sel et Poivre takes pleasure in sending you our first newsletter! This month the team at Sel et Poivre begins sending, from time to time, a newsletter containing information about special menus, new dishes and other items that may be of interest to our guests. We hope that you will enjoy receiving them occasionally and that we may have the pleasure of receiving you at Sel et Poivre at 853 Lexington Avenue , between 64th and 65th Streets, in New York.

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Contact UsOn Lexington Avenue between 64th and 65th

  • Location
    853 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10065
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  • Telephone
    (212) 517-5780
  • Hours
    Sun - Thur: 12:00pm - 10:30pm
    Fri & Sat: 12:00pm - 11:00pm
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