Hi there - I worked in the food biz in NY for many years. Live in LA now but happy to help. Lots of options for you, here are some:
Pongsri Thai on 48th St btwn 7th & 8th - Thai
Carmine's on 44th St. btwn 7th & 8th - Family-style Italian
Pigalle on 8th Ave at corner of 48th - French bistro/brasserie
Bali Nusa Indah on 8th btwn 45th & 46th - Indonesian rice table
Hope that helps!