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skypilot Apr 10, 2007 04:14 PM

Energetic couple in our 40's looking to dine after the theater. We were thinking if Buddakan on a Friday night at 11pm was still going strong.Also need some suggestions to have drinks after dinner on other nights without having to face the "velvet rope" that are fun

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    JeremyEG Apr 11, 2007 05:53 PM

    Employees Only, Cookshop, Decibal (really loud but fun sake bar), Flatiron Lounge has great drinks too. Enjoy!

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    1. re: JeremyEG
      1uc7 Apr 11, 2007 06:41 PM

      Second employees only, also pegu club for soho area -- great cocktails and snacks.

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      scanditrash Apr 11, 2007 09:20 PM

      stanton social, death &co (not sure what the door is like on weekends after the reopening), pastis, blue ribbon, thor, spotted pig...all have kitchens open until at least 2am on fridays

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      1. re: scanditrash
        LFeinberg Apr 12, 2007 05:42 AM

        Blue Ribbon is famous for its late night dining

      2. ronoc Apr 12, 2007 07:37 AM

        I have had reservations at Buddakan at 11:30 before. It definitely goes strong until 1 or so for dinner. The Times (I think) had an article a few months ago about late night dining. Covered all the standards plus a few I hadn't heard of.
        For nice drinks you might like Little Branch in the W Village. Crowded on Fri and Sat, but fun on other nights.

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        1. re: ronoc
          kathryn Oct 20, 2007 08:18 PM


          Momosuku Ssam Bar changed their hours to close at midnight for a while, but they're back to 2am nowadays.

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          skypilot Oct 20, 2007 07:41 AM

          Need another late night restaurant for after the theater. We have been to Buddakan, Stanton Social and Balthazar. All of them were lot's of fun. What about; Nobu 57, Megu, Allen&Delancey, Cafe Soicialista or any other suggestions? Any location or price.

          1. Bottom Feeding Foodie Oct 20, 2007 08:34 AM

            I would also suggest checking out Little Branch on Seventh Ave. Great drinks in a very unique atmosphere. Well worth the trip.

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            1. re: Bottom Feeding Foodie
              cimui Oct 20, 2007 09:19 AM

              No food, though, as far as I know.

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              cimui Oct 20, 2007 09:26 AM

              Fatty Crab on 643 Hudson Street is a good option. They stay open until 2 a.m. on weekends and the food is great.

              What part of town is your theatre in?

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