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kazhound Dec 1, 2006 07:42 PM

my co-worker announced today that there is no fine dining that is worthwhile on the entire stretch of broadway. i don't think that can be true, but I also can't think of anyplace. also, since he constantly disparages chowhound, I thought this would be a good opportunity to prove him wrong on two counts!

anyone know of any decent fine dining on broadway?

thanks!

  1. MBShapiro Dec 1, 2006 07:48 PM

    how about jean georges?

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      maxine Dec 1, 2006 07:49 PM

      Craftbar: Broadway between 19th - 20th

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        ESNY Dec 1, 2006 07:50 PM

        If by fine dining, you mean really upscale, I might agree with him. The only reasonably upscale place I can think of is Blue Fin and that is good, not great (at least it was a year ago when I last went).

        That being said, I really like Craftbar on Broadway btwn 19th and 20th. And then waay uptown in Inwood you have Piper's Kilt at 207th that has great burgers.

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          kathryn Dec 1, 2006 07:51 PM

          Doing a Zagat search and sorting by food rating, I found a bunch of listings of restaurants on Broadway in Manhattan, including:

          Ouest
          2315 Broadway

          Nëo Sushi
          2298 Broadway

          Craftbar
          900 Broadway

          Kang Suh
          1250 Broadway

          Carmine's
          2450 Broadway

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            Peter Cherches Dec 1, 2006 08:20 PM

            This has to be the first time I've ever seen fine dining and Carmine's mentioned as related concepts.

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              kathryn Dec 1, 2006 10:10 PM

              Whoops! Copying and pasting too quickly.

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            pcwd Dec 1, 2006 08:00 PM

            There's also Aix on the UWS. And if you want to split hairs, one could argue that all of the places in the Time Warner Center are on Broadway since Broadway runs into Columbus Circle.

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              john Dec 1, 2006 08:03 PM

              I agree. all the time warner restaurants are on broadway.

              per se
              masa
              cafe gray
              porter house

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                tamasha Dec 2, 2006 02:03 AM

                I'd agree in principle that these restaurants are on B'way, however, the Per Se website lists its address as 10 Columbus Circle. Unfortunately, this is not in your favor.
                http://www.frenchlaundry.com/perse/ps...

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              stuartlafonda Dec 1, 2006 09:38 PM

              How about The French Culinary Institute?

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              1. re: stuartlafonda
                Brian S Dec 2, 2006 02:34 AM

                Oh I was just going to suggest that. It's at 462 Broadway.

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                surfer dude Dec 1, 2006 10:58 PM

                Kazhound, I think if you go to Ouest, you should win the argument on both counts. Do us a favor and let us know how it was...

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                  kazhound Dec 1, 2006 11:15 PM

                  thanks! i stupidly did not set the stakes of the bet, but hopefully we'll go nonetheless.

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                  oshma Jan 19, 2007 07:34 PM

                  Park Terrace Bistro--Michelin Guide listed, 4959 Broadway, between 207th and Isham. A train to last stop. Moroccan-French outstanding food.

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