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Oct 17, 2006 08:28 PM

Near Waldorf - Dinner for quiet business meeting

Please help. I'm looking for a quiet table for 2 where our neighbors can't listen to our conversation. Preferably something near the Waldorf and a place I can get a reservation for tomorrow night. Thanks!

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  1. Although I haven't been there since Laurent Gras was chef, the restaurant in the Waldorf itself - Peacock Alley - probably fits the bill. It certainly used to be spacious and discreet.

    1. Pietro's is a steak house with Italian food too. It's never full, though the food is very good IMHO. Might work for you. (It's on 43rd between 2nd and 3rd I believe)

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      1. re: NAtiveNewYorker

        You'd be surprised - I wouldn't say it's never full! Particularly on week nights, business dinners, etc. One could call the day off though & secure a reservation most of the time. Highly recommended.

      2. Would Aquavit or La Grenouille work?

        1. Like most places in midtown, La Grenouille's tables are pretty close together. Michael's is an option - it's set up for these kinds of conversations. Haven't been to the new Aquavit.

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          1. re: Wilfrid

            Wilfrid, How is the spacing at Alain Ducasse? We've only had dinner in that room when it was Les Celebrites and, at that time, the tables were miles apart from one another.

            1. re: RGR

              The last time I was at Alain Ducasse (2 years ago), the tables were spaced far apart from each other.