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Little Owl, Bellavitae, or August

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wrosenbaum Dec 1, 2006 04:58 PM

I'm picking between the three for a birthday dinner - please help me decide! Thx!

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    dcostin Dec 2, 2006 05:44 PM

    Can't imagine not liking Bellavitae

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      jdmetz Dec 1, 2006 06:34 PM

      Both Little Owl and August are great. You'll probably have a better shot at getting a table at August, unless your birthday is in January or later. Then you might be able to get a reservation at Little Owl. I wouldn't try either with more than 4 people.

      1. CorgiLover Dec 1, 2006 06:29 PM

        Little Owl is so much fun! Probably one of my favorite places in Manhattan. My boyfriend took me there recently and it was unquestionably one of the best meals I've ever had... great atmosphere, too, and good cocktails. Haven't tried the other two on your list, though so I am biased.

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          carolbf Dec 3, 2006 07:34 PM

          I had a great meal at Little Owl a few weeks ago, but I'm pretty sure they only had wine and beer. At least that was the case when I was there. Has that changed?

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          Lucia Dec 1, 2006 04:58 PM

          Little Owl if you can get in. August next, but no reservations there. Bellavitae is also very good, but I prefer meals to small plates.

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