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.
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:
On the periphery:
Alto, on 53rd, b/t 5th & Madison - http://www.altorestaurant.com
A short distance away:
Keens, on 36th St., b/t 5th & 6th - http://www.keens.com
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. - http://www.marseillenyc.com
West Bank Cafe, on 42nd St., b/t 9th & 10th Avs. - http://www.westbankcafe.com
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.