Greetings from Boston!
My husband and I are going to be in NYC for one
Saturday night in September. Normally, we'd find a
fabulous restaurant and "go to town" regardless of cost
but this time, we're going out with others who prefer
casual atmospheres. In addition, cost is an issue for
So...after a fair amount of research, I decided on the
restaurant "Po" only to find out that they will be
closed for vacation....then, I picked out "Le Tableau"
but they don't take reservations and that always makes
So, now what? I'd like a comfortable place where we
can be casually dressed. Reservations. Good food and
wine. Moderately priced (entrees < $20 or so).
Some places I've picked up on:
Cub Room Cafe
i Coppi (though, some negatives on this board,
I've searched these messages, the NYtimes and
newyork.sidewalk.com...but it's hard to get a feel for
Any help would be appreciated.
Since you mentioned Le Tableau, you should try Coup
which is one block away on E 6th St. I only had
drinks and apps there, but judging from what little I
ate, the food was quite good. If you go on the early
side (before 8 pm) I don't think you'll have any
problems getting in.