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Midtown East pre-fixe lunches?

adam Nov 3, 2006 08:11 PM

Anyone have recommendations for good places in Midtown East (I'm at 51st and Lex, don't want to travel too far from here) for a good pre-fixe lunch somewhere, preferably no more than $30 (not including any wine, tax/tip, etc)?

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    RGR Nov 3, 2006 09:25 PM

    Pampano, on 49th, b/t 2nd & 3rd, serves modern Mexican cuisine with an emphasis on fish. There is a 3-course lunch prix-fixe for $25. While I haven't had lunch there, I have had dinner, and the food is delicious. Good service and pleasing ambiance as well.

    http://www.modernmexican.com/pampano/menu.lunch.htm (Scroll down for the $25 menu.)

    Montparnasse, the French bistro, on 51st, b/t 2nd & 3rd, offers a 3-course "Business Lunch" for $19.95. It's been ages since we've eaten there, but I haven't heard anything that indicates the food has gone downhill.


    1. jenniebnyc Nov 3, 2006 09:34 PM


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      1. re: jenniebnyc
        designerboy01 Nov 4, 2006 07:01 AM

        I don't know if buffet lunches count? But they got an Indian buffet on 2nd ave btw 53rd and 54th. I think there is a Mediterranian one on 54th off lex (I think but not sure).

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