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Marissa Feb 18, 2007 06:54 AM

One-day trip to NYC around 53rd and Lex. Looking for a special lunch -- perhaps prix fixe Eat anything except steak! Would Aquavit be a good pick?

  1. fershore Feb 18, 2007 07:03 AM

    Dos Caminos (Mexican) is nearby at 50th and 3rd.

    http://www.brguestrestaurants.com/res...

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      Marissa Feb 18, 2007 07:05 AM

      Let me add -- I need to function for an afternoon meeting -- Mexican a bit too heavy!

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        RGR Feb 18, 2007 11:43 AM

        You can have Mexican that is (1) not Tex/Mex and (2) not heavy. Pampano, on 49th, b/t 2nd & 3rd, serves delicious modern Mexican cuisine with an emphasis on fish and seafood. The offer a 3-course lunch prix-fixe for $25. Very nice atmospherics.

        http://www.modernmexican.com/pampano

        Montparnasse, on 51st, b/t 2nd & 3rd, is pleasant French bistro with good food. They have a 3-course "Business Lunch" for $19.95.

        http://www.montparnasseny.com

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