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Need Greenwich Village Recommendation

xtgirl Apr 21, 2007 10:23 AM

I'm meeting up with some friends around W. 3rd and Sullivan/Thompson tonight and need a recommendation for an affordable (entrees under $20) within a 10 minute walk from there. I'm open to any cuisine and would like a good atmosphere. Thanks!

  1. LFeinberg Apr 21, 2007 01:11 PM

    Check out "Cuba." They have awesome food, live Cuban music and pitchers of mojitos...what could be better??

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    1. re: LFeinberg
      xtgirl Apr 21, 2007 01:24 PM

      Thanks for the suggestion. Unfortunately, they are fully booked. How is Habana de Alma?

      1. re: xtgirl
        LFeinberg Apr 21, 2007 01:39 PM

        It's ok, but Cuba is my fave...that's too bad it's booked. I think you need to go somewhere with an outdoor option. What about Gonzo (13th btw 6th and 7th)? They got a wonderful outdoor area, good food and fun drinks.

        1. re: LFeinberg
          LFeinberg Apr 21, 2007 01:47 PM

          ...and a small plates option so you won't feel too full when you go out afterwards. Always a plus :)

    2. k
      Katherine H Apr 21, 2007 01:45 PM

      Florencia 13, Cafe Asean, Arturo's, Lupa, Jane, Ushi Wakamaru.

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        xtgirl Apr 26, 2007 05:59 PM

        Just thought I would thank everyone for their suggestions; I am trying Jane tomorrow night, Lupa for my birthday in 2 weeks, and hopefully Cuba in the near future.

        We ended up going to Habana de Alma and had a wonderful meal. I had the beef with chimmichurri sauce, and it was very tasty. My friend had fish, which she said was "excellent but what fried food isn't - nothing spectacular". We both enjoyed the pitcher of sangria; it was a bit sweeter than my ideal but went down easily. There was live music and despite us sitting right in front of the band, it still wasn't too loud. I definitely recommend a visit to Habana de Alma - great atmosphere, reasonable value, and decent food.

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        sally56 Nov 29, 2008 05:01 AM

        You have just got to love Cuba.Great food, music and as mentioned GREAT mojitos.....maybe to good.

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          PamG Nov 29, 2008 07:29 AM

          Lupa is always a favorite of mine and it is very reasonably priced. Dell Anima is another fave.

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