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Jan 27, 2007 06:02 AM

Dinner after Letterman - Monday

Mrs Jfood just scarfed 2 tix for letterman on a monday night.

Any reccos for dinner in the neighborhood after (about 730) on a monday night.

Would like something special for 2, but not over the top pricey. wine list not important.


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  1. People's opinions as to what constitutes "over the top pricey" can differ substantially. That said, here are some restaurants that I consider the best or special.

    In the Theater District:

    Town, on 56th St., b/t 5th & 6th Avs. -
    dbBistro Moderne, on 44th St., b/t 5th & 6th Avs. -

    On the periphery:

    Alto, on 53rd, b/t 5th & Madison -

    A short distance away:

    Keens, on 36th St., b/t 5th & 6th -

    If those are too rich for your budget or don't appeal, here are two restaurants that are less expensive and, while I wouldn't call them special, will provide an excellent dining experience:

    Marseille, on the corner of 9th Av. & 44th St. -

    West Bank Cafe, on 42nd St., b/t 9th & 10th Avs. -

    1. Do Molyvos, the upscale Greek on 7th ave and 50-something. I love the atmosphere and service; appitizers (meze) are especially outstanding. If you don't like wine, get some ouzo or Greek beer.

      Some people might think it's past its prime, but I keep coming back.

      1. Molyvos is a good choice. If it weren't a Monday I'd have mentioned Sugiyama.

        1. What about Hell's Kitchen? Great food, cozy, "NY loungey" atmosphere... I love it.

          1. I would do Eatery (Hell's Kitchen) or Bar Americain (midtown 50's).