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Aug 9, 2007 09:18 AM

Good spot for baseball-loving guests?

Need a bit of help on this one:

Two old friends are arriving at Grand Central this Friday night and want to get some food shortly thereafter. There hotel is in SoHo, but I assume we shouldn't aim for that area, since our goals are as follows:

--$25pp or less
--No overly-long waits
--in a perfect world, the ability to watch the Mets game while we eat, and to have the option to take our time

I know this isn't exactly the recipe for a great night of eating, but... Is there anywhere non-lame I could take them? Usually my go-to for non-new yorkers who just want a bite is Burger Joint at Le Parker Meridien (since it's really unusual, fairly fast, good, and cheap), but I'm not sure the trek and the limited sitting-down-and-eating time is really right for this particular scenario...

Thanks for any help!

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  1. There are a bunch of bars on 3rd and the mid 30s that are very sports focused with many TVs and decent pub food. They will be packed with 20somethings on Friday night.

    1. Hmmm...maybe Royale on C for a burger and some beers. Also Slainte on the Bowery has a 2 for 1 drink special until 8, decent bar food and the game will definitly be on.