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  • Scott Reiner Sep 23, 1998 04:51 PM
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Anyone know good restaurants in the 40s as close to
5th as possible? I've worked in this area for a while
and there are not that many. All price ranges
welcome, quality of food main criterion.

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  1. Scott,
    There is a fun restaurant in the low forties between
    Madison and Fifth called The Tower of Pisa. It's a fun place to dine because of the decor and the food.
    Don't have a beer before you walk in because, in reality, the whole place tilts. Excellent pastas and quite interesting specials. Great place to take clients.

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    1. re: Marilyn

      I don't know your budget but try Maloney & Porcelli.
      Great seafood, steaks and the famous Cracklin Pork
      Shank with jalapeno applesauce.
      Regards, JK

    2. I really like the mediterranean food at Mezze on 44th
      between Madison and 5th. There is a nice sit down area
      upstairs and good interesting take out.

      Last night I had fabulous sushi (really fantastic) at
      Sushi Zen on 46th between 5th and 6th (nearer to 6th).
      A little more expensive but simply incredible. Have
      you tried lobster sushi? Amazing.