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Place to have 25-yr college reunion with old boyfriend and best friends in Chelsea/West Village

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liz.nyc Oct 8, 2007 06:28 AM

There will be 5 of us. I want a place with good food that won't rush us out and where we can hear eachother speak. On the stuffy vs. homey continuum, I want some place comfortable.

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    Olive123 Oct 8, 2007 07:33 PM

    More central Village (70 Prince street) - Savoy. Definitely comfortable, closer to homey but really good food. I've had truly fantastic desserts there!

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      yebo Oct 8, 2007 06:18 PM

      Cafe Loup.

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        chow_gal Oct 8, 2007 09:24 AM

        Chelsea: Red Cat; Suenos
        W/ Village: Blue Ribbon Bakery, downstairs grotto-like space

        1. LJ97 Oct 8, 2007 09:09 AM

          You can try It's a Dominican Thing on19th street. I know someone who had a reunion there & loved it- good food & better prices.

          http://www.adominicanthing.com/

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            RGR Oct 8, 2007 06:59 AM

            Cuisine preferences? Casual vs Fancier? Per person budget for food?

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              nyebaby37 Oct 8, 2007 07:21 AM

              Moran's on 10th Ave & 20th ST is a good choice. Theyve got big tables, a few different rooms, decent food and some ambiance.

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                idia Oct 8, 2007 08:16 AM

                This one's easy.
                Crispo all the way.

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                  pellegrino31 Oct 8, 2007 09:06 AM

                  Crispo's a good option - aside from fantastic food they also have some semi-private rooms which would be a good fit for the size of your group.

                  Another option is Alta - tapas/small plates so it's meant for lingering. The place has great atmosphere.

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