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nice affordable BYO dinner in E. Village?

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birthday dinner tomorrow; low on funds, high on expectations of romance.

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  1. you could try kaleidoscope

    http://www.menupages.com/restaurantde...

    1. Hi there! Sounds fun. I'm not sure of BYO's, per se, but I do have some reasonably priced romantic ideas for dinner:
      Lavagna (Italian)
      Pylos (Greek)
      Perbacco (Italian/small plates option)
      EU European Union (Continental)

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      1. re: LFeinberg

        Awesome, thanks for the feedback guys!

        1. re: Rachelroo

          Mermaid Inn is delicious and has a very reasonably priced wine list. Not sure of their BYO policy. It's a cute place. If you have high expectations of romance, what's a few extra bucks?

          1. re: MRich

            good point, M. Rich. Thanks!

      2. Cafe Gigi on 9th bet 1st and A. Very nice atmosphere, the food is pizzas, salads, pastas and such and is pretty solid. Prices are very low BYOB fee is $3 a person so definitely right up your alley.

        1. Have you tried Cafe Juanstavo on 16th St. between 7th and 8th? Maybe they closed? I haven't lived in NY for a while but they also do a great EASTER brunch.

          1. Westville East is BYO now, really liked the food, however it's not too romantic.

            Kaleidoscope is BYO now too, while the food wasn't too great, it is more romantic than Westville East.