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Ponty Bistro

218 3rd Ave.
New York, NY 10003
Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00am-12:00am
Sat-Sun 8:00am-12:00am
Phone: (212) 777-1616

Description: Conveniently located adjacent to Manhattan's Gramercy Park,PontyBistrois a culinary experience that combines West African, French, and Mediterranean cuisine. The bistro opened in November 2008 by cousins A.CisséandChekhCissé. The two cousins have been in the restaurant business for over fourteen years, working for and alongside internationally renowned chefs including DanielBoulud,Vong, and Jean-GeorgesVongerichten, among others. The restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week, is the best choice for affordable gourmet meals in Manhattan. The chefs take great pride in guaranteeing the freshest ingredients for every dish. Their menu offers a unique combination of Senegalese and West African cooking traditions, with the added benefit of contemporary culinary practices. The result is incredible dishes which reflect the chefs’ culinary traditions –with a modern twist. The combination of the elements of modernity, cooking experience, and rich culinary heritage makesPontyBistro’s cuisine some of the most enticing and memorable fare in New York City. The bistro also offers catering services, special events, and daily delivery from 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. The cozy, festive space in the heart of Manhattan is perfect for every occasion. Catering fromPontyBistro will turn every off-site function into a culinary event to remember. The unbelievable medley of French, Mediterranean, Senegalese, and West African cuisine is unmatched in sophistication and flavor. To inquire about reservations, catering, or special events, callPontyBistroat(212) 777-1616or