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Daniel, Danube, Bouley. Pick One.

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caphil07 Nov 15, 2007 07:54 AM

Title pretty much says it all. If you could eat at one of the three which would it be and why?

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    Lucia RE: caphil07 Nov 15, 2007 08:10 AM

    Bouley over Danube. Haven't been to Daniel.

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      ellenost RE: Lucia Nov 15, 2007 09:03 AM

      I agree with Lucia. I like the food better at Bouley. Service and decor are also excellent.

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      BW212 RE: caphil07 Nov 15, 2007 08:26 AM

      Daniel for sure

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        Spiritchaser RE: BW212 Nov 15, 2007 08:49 AM

        Have to agree. Daniel surpasses the others even though Bouley is fantastic. I may be biased though because I feel Daniel is the best in the city bar none.

      2. financialdistrictresident RE: caphil07 Nov 15, 2007 09:13 AM

        We went to Danube recently (do a search I posted a report). It's atmosphere and ambience over food, with a few exceptions. Service was excellent. I have not been to Bouley in years. I would choose Daniel because I have never been.

        1. Miss Needle RE: caphil07 Nov 15, 2007 10:29 AM

          Definitely not Danube. Either Daniel or Bouley, with me tending towards Daniel.

          1. druz99 RE: caphil07 Nov 15, 2007 12:34 PM

            Hopefully these links will help you make a informed decisions. Both feature pictures of what you'll be getting on the tasting menu!

            My experience on Bouley: http://www.gobbl.com/blog/417
            An experience on Daniel: http://www.gobbl.com/blog/608

            I have yet to try Daniel, but it seems Bouley will deliver more value for money as I think it's under half the price. I may be wrong...hounders feel free to correct me on this one!

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              lisalu RE: caphil07 Nov 15, 2007 01:05 PM

              Been to all three and without a doubt I would chose Daniel

              1. Angelina RE: caphil07 Nov 15, 2007 07:53 PM

                Daniel all the way!!! Bouley was horrible in my past experience..read one of my posts...says it all....Danube is not on the same level as Daniel...so definately go to Daniel!!!

                Have fun!!!!

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