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Aug 16, 2007 04:52 PM

Fraunces Tavern?

Hick from Missouri needs to know. Is this place a tourist trap or worthy for lunch?

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  1. Fraunces Tavern is fine, but definitely not worth going out of your way for and overpriced for what it is.

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    1. re: Lucia

      It's just a bar that's really old. Nothing special.

    2. It's interesting historically and the building is great. It's not particularly expensive for lunch and is a good area for sightseeing.

      1. When I worked downtown, I used to meet business associates here for breakfast - it's quiet, comfortable, and not totally overpriced. A good time to see the place if it's on your list.

        1. I haven't been in a while. But when I was there it didn't seem touristy. It seemed more of a business lunch crowd. It seemed a little pricey but wasn't too bad. It's a beautiful space/building.

          1. awesome.

            for a historic building, the bar portion is terrible. it's like a 1988 bar outside boston. the restaurant has mediocre food for way too much money.

            it's a shame but definitely a bad idea.