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Need a fun place in the E50's

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rlk814 May 8, 2007 06:14 PM

Other than "fraternity row" on Second Ave. The one place I thought of was Dos Caminos. Any other suggestions?

  1. CorgiLover May 9, 2007 04:34 PM

    I'm surprised no one has suggested Rio Grande. The margaritas are great... blood orange.

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    1. re: CorgiLover
      jenniebnyc May 9, 2007 04:53 PM

      that's in the 30's. poster asked for e 50's

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      jsmitty May 9, 2007 06:19 AM

      if you choose dos caminos it should be approached with the right expectations. not so great food with fun, but predictable vibe....

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      1. re: jsmitty
        jenniebnyc May 9, 2007 04:27 PM

        yes...dos has good margartias, guac and fish tacos. that's it. everything else on the menu has been pretty bad.

        pj clarkes can be fun.

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        Daniel76 May 8, 2007 11:27 PM

        Yakitori Torys is really fun.. Right by frat boy row but the crowd isnt there.

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          tommyk7 May 9, 2007 05:42 AM

          I've always liked Divine Bar East on 51st b/w 2nd & 3rd. Bar downstairs, tapas and pretty good wine list upstairs. Go early though - this place can get packed.

          1. re: Daniel76
            Nosher May 9, 2007 06:18 AM

            Yes, I'd vote for Yakitori Tory's as well. Looks like they fixed the smoke issue in there too.

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