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Know of a great seafood restaurant in Manhattan?

moymoy212 Jul 5, 2007 12:26 PM

I would like to go to a restaurant that actually cooks and sautees their fish. Not a place that grills, broil or fries their fish and throws some sauce.

Know of any?

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    nyfoodjoe Jul 5, 2007 12:34 PM

    Le Bernadin is probably one of the finest seafood restaurants in the country...with prices to match

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      moymoy212 Jul 5, 2007 12:35 PM

      I didn't want to spend that much...was thinking more of the $15 an entree range.

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        nyfoodjoe Jul 5, 2007 12:37 PM

        I personally do not know of one in that range...not when you included the word...great

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      JeremyEG Jul 5, 2007 01:45 PM

      I don't know of any great seafood places in your price range. Tides on the Lower East Side comes close but will still cost you a little more than your budget allows. My advice would be to take your $15 and go to Citarella or another top-tier seafood market and sautee the fish yourself for a few minutes. It sounds like you want it simple and of very high quality but don't want to spend much. To me, that means make it at home.
      Good luck and enjoy!

      1. Bugsey34 Jul 5, 2007 10:11 PM

        Bondi Road on Rivington in the LES prepares fish to your specifications in this way and has no sauces or extras unless you want them.

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          bklynbiker Jul 5, 2007 10:13 PM

          mermaid inn. surprised no one's mentioned. perhaps a few dollars more than what you had in mind, but not much, esp. if you order somewhat carefully. fresh, interesting preparations in casual atmosphere.

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            POTsticker Jul 5, 2007 10:38 PM

            lex moy moy moy!

            what cuisine do you prefer? chinese? french? what type of fish?

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