Cafe du Soleil Opened in 2004 as the new French neighborhood gem. The restaurant offers the very best in authentic French dining. With our seasonally changing menu, we reinvent the classics while using the freshest, organic ingredients. Cafe du Soleil offers traditional French fare with the warm hospitality of a neighborhood café. We are located on Broadway on the Upper West Side in New York City and cater to a cast of both New York City regulars and foodies seeking a taste of local French flavor.
Cafe du Soleil means “Café of the Sun.” It is a light-filled space with huge brass mirrors, leather banquettes, white tiles, and warm and lively bistro tones. This inviting decor creates a warm setting for lunch, dinner, and brunch with a beautiful outdoor terrace for seasonal dining.
The restaurant and bar combine the authenticity of a true Parisian Café with the casual feel of a neighborhood eatery. Cafe du Soleil delivers the perfect combination of ambiance and cuisine. We are known for our lively weekend Brunch, daily Prix Fixe menu, and specialty themed night. We look forward to providing you with the kind of impeccable service that has made Cafe du Soleil Manhattan’s favorite French restaurant.
Whether you’re looking for a romantic dinner, a place to hang out for happy hour, or a get together with your family, you will find the perfect spot at Cafe du Soleil.
The wine list includes high quality and affordable wines from around the world. Our menu has all the classics of homey French dining with a special every night of the week. Favorites include Coq au Vin, Moules Marinieres, Cassoulet, Choucroute Garnie, Pot au Feu, Bouillabaisse, Cote de Boeuf pour 2, Foie de Veau, and Boudin aux Pommes.
Alain Chevreux has been a restaurant owner for over 30 years in the New York City dining scene. He has owned various Manhattan restaurants and he has earned a reputation for delivering something memorable and unique to his clientele. Alain’s ability to create a totally immersive dining experience led to successful restaurant ventures throughout New York.
From Restaurateur to Caterer
As word spread about Cafe du Soleil’s delicious food, people began to request it for their parties and intimate gatherings, which led to catering for weddings and other celebrations. Today, Alain and Nadine celebrate their passion for food by working together as husband and wife to create beautiful and memorable experiences through Voila Caterers. Their French restaurant Café du Soleil is the birthplace of all their catered cuisine creations, ensuring the exquisite quality that New York clientele continue to appreciate.