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Jun 4, 2007 01:32 PM

Bday dinner-South of 14th?

Looking for somewhere new to go for my 30th bday dinner. I lived in the West Village for 6 years so I've been to a lot of the restaurants in that neighborhood. Looking for something, fun, yummy and not too expensive, Under $60 per person maybe. W Village, E Village, Soho, LES?

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  1. what's your favorite kind of food?

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    1. re: elenab

      I love everything...seafood, korean, mexican...all of it

    2. Have you tried Gusto in your neighborhood? If you go on Friday, the special is grilled lobster. Really excellent!! Fun place with lots of atmoshere.

      1. Went to Surya on Bleecker on Saturday, sat in the back garden. If you like Indian, I totally recommend it. The food was the best Indian I've ever had (I usually only go to the little corner Indians, but my friend from SF who eats Indian a lot, really loved it, too). It's not expensive and I really enjoyed the back garden.

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        1. re: Bettina

          Surya & Gusto are both really great neighboorhood options that will be excellent, and fit your $ range.

        2. You can try:

          Momofuku Ssam Bar for Asian Fusion
          Tia Pol for Spanish Tapas
          Crispo / Otto / Lupa for Italian
          Degustation for a great small plate tasting (not recommend for big group though)

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          1. re: kobetobiko

            ooh, tapas sounds like a really fun idea

            1. re: jahg

              Be warned, that for a group looking to eat an actual meals worth of food, tapas can get expensive pretty fast.

          2. on prince in soho there is the cub room