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has231 Aug 13, 2006 04:23 AM

Hi, I'm looking for the tastiest steak frites in Manhattan. I am also looking to not break the bank. Downtown a plus, but not a must. Thanks!

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    RGR RE: has231 Aug 13, 2006 02:34 PM

    Cosette, on 33rd St., b/t Lex & 3rd, is a tiny, pleasant French bistro. Well-prepared onglet (hanger steak) & frites for $19.

    http://www.cosette-bistro.com

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      RCC RE: has231 Aug 13, 2006 02:42 PM

      Tartine in West Village has 2 kinds - one in Bordeaux Sauce and the other in Peppercorn-based sauce. The steaks are decent and the sauces are pretty good and the fries are better. I think, each is under $20. BYOB, to booth.

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        cricri7 RE: has231 Aug 16, 2006 07:30 PM

        There is Père Pinard on the Lower east side....Chez Jules on St-Mark's place....Brasserie Les Halles....L'express....Chez Lucien...Those are the ones I have tried and they are good. I would say that Lucien is the best.

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          haleyjen RE: has231 Aug 25, 2006 12:59 AM

          Um, Balthazar owns this category...but it's not cheap. For a little cheaper...try Casimir on Avenue B. Really tasty.

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