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idia Oct 6, 2007 07:41 AM

I am looking for the name of the Italian restaurant near Lincoln Center off of Broadway (maybe closer to Columbus) and possibly 65th or 66th, on the right hand side of the street going toward Columbus.
Can anyone help me?
Thanks a lot.

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    asg749d RE: idia Oct 6, 2007 08:36 AM

    That's a tricky one...I would suggest doing a search in maps.google.com. First find the area and then do a search nearby.

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      RGR RE: idia Oct 6, 2007 09:05 AM

      idia,

      Menupages lists these Italian restaurants in the W. 60's:

      http://www.menupages.com/restaurants....

      Of course, while Menupages is pretty comprehensive, the one you are asking about might not be included on the site.

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        elgordo RE: idia Oct 6, 2007 09:09 AM

        Could be Landmarc. I think it opened earlier this year. Had lunch there some months ago and enjoyed>

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          RGR RE: elgordo Oct 6, 2007 09:24 AM

          Since Landmarc is in the Time-Warner Center, it doesn't fit idia's location description.

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            elgordo RE: RGR Oct 6, 2007 09:49 AM

            oh yes, misread the Columbus reference!

        2. JoanN RE: idia Oct 6, 2007 09:44 AM

          Nick and Toni's on West 67.

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            idia RE: JoanN Oct 6, 2007 10:09 AM

            Bingo!!!!!
            Thanks so much JoanN.
            So what do you all think of this place for about 12 people?
            I am responsible for a small group of people in that area for Italian food at a rather reasonable price.
            I was going to choose Il Violino but Nick & Tony's was also recommended.
            Having never been there, I hesitate.

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              JoanN RE: idia Oct 6, 2007 10:40 AM

              Nick and Toni's is very small. I'm not sure they could even handle 12 people. Call and ask. The food at Nick and Toni's is far (far!) better than Il Violino. But I must admit, even though it's just a block away from me, I stopped going to Il Violino years ago. The food is (was) no better than fair and, particularly when busy, I found the service horrendous. So I'm prejudiced against it. Another choice for Italian in the same neighborhood, which I think is better than Il Violino but not as good as Nick and Toni's, is Caffe La Fenice on B'way between 68th and 69th.

              http://www.menupages.com/restaurantde...

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                idia RE: JoanN Oct 6, 2007 11:20 AM

                JoanN:
                I appreciate your comments. And you helped make my decision.
                I am a (irr)regular goer to La Fenice which I find "OK" (duh!) for a neighborhood restaurant. They know me there so maybe I will just stick with that one instead of experimenting (especially with 12 people).
                Thanks again to all for your helpful comments.

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