HOME > Chowhound > Manhattan >

Discussion

Dinner for out of town cousins

  • a
  • 5

Hope you can help-my cousin and her husband are visiting from Scotland . Want to go somewhere that has very good food and good NYC atmosphere, (The average age of the group is about 42) doesn't have to be cheap but not VERY $$$$. All suggestions appreciated. Thank you.

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
  1. Hi, Alice
    Take a look around this message board and you'll see almost 3000 messages about very good food at all price ranges. Look around, see what you come up with, and feel free to post follow-up messages (or more specific queries). In any case, welcome to chowhound.com, and I hope your cousins have a great visit!

    Ciao

    2 Replies
    1. re: Jim Leff

      I particularly like The Tonic Restaurant, not the pub,
      but the restaurant. The room is very attractive and
      the crowd is very New York. Furthermore, the food is
      great and the waitstaff is very friendly and
      efficient. We have never been disappointed when we
      have dined there. In addition, they always recognize
      us when we are there. Either we are good tippers or
      we are just memorable.:-)LOL

      1. re: Jim Leff

        I like Beacon on 56th between 5th and 6th. Not cheap,
        but I thought the food and service were excellent,
        particularly the lamb chops and the roasted oysters!

      2. Sorry, I forgot to mention that The Tonic is pricey,
        it cost us about 125.00 for dinner for two with
        appetizers, main course, wine by the glass (3) each
        and no dessert.

        1 Reply
        1. re: Renee

          make sure you take them for jean georges LUNCH special.
          its an incredible deal - easily one of the best values
          in town.