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Dive restaurants??

abylane Sep 25, 2006 12:49 AM

I was thinking of taking my parents for dinner to Fish and Arturo's. Then I read somewhere they were dives. My parents like new adventures, but I don't want them to feel uncomfortable. What's your thoughts?

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    chocolate pants RE: abylane Sep 25, 2006 02:12 PM

    You can go to a lot of adventurous restaurants without going to dives. Why don't you go to a cool ethnic restaurant in the east village? How about cafe mogodor for amazing cous cous? or caracas arepa bar? or dim sum in chinatown that's not on canal?

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      Beans RE: abylane Sep 25, 2006 02:57 PM

      In my opinion, there is no way Arturo's is a dive.

      Classic NY, probably. But a dive, definitely not.

      1. wleatherette RE: abylane Sep 25, 2006 03:14 PM

        i haven't been to fish in several years, but i used to go every now and then and definitely wouldn't call it a dive. there were some complaints on this board about the service, though i never had a problem.

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