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Fuffy Dec 16, 2007 02:21 PM

Anyone know of somewhere good but moderately priced for lunch in Union Square area?

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    acenyc RE: Fuffy Dec 16, 2007 02:35 PM

    Bluewater Grill is always nice and right on the square- if you are willing to venture a few block off the square the front tavern room at Gramercy Tavern (East 20th) serves quite possibly some of the best food in town - with a side of warm hospitality - and is absolutely beautiful this time of year- no reservations taken- but show up early and you will not be disappointed.

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      Fuffy RE: acenyc Dec 16, 2007 03:05 PM

      Thanks v. much aceny, but I was hoping for somewhere cheaper than Bluewater Grill, and I can't show up early for the Gramercy Tavern front room.

    2. meatme RE: Fuffy Dec 16, 2007 03:00 PM

      Tocqueville has a $24 three-course lunch that's a serious bargain. It's on 15th St., just off the Square. Reserve.


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        ChefJune RE: meatme Dec 17, 2007 12:33 PM

        <Tocqueville has a $24 three-course lunch that's a serious bargain. It's on 15th St., just off the Square. Reserve.

        http://www.tocquevillerestaurant.com/...> was just about to post the same thing!

        I love Tocqueville any time, but their prix fixe lunch is a great bargain!

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          RGR RE: ChefJune Dec 17, 2007 12:53 PM

          I agree. Though we haven't done lunch at Tocqueville since the move, we used to enjoy doing the prix-fixe at the old location.

          Another great bargain is Fleur de Sel's always delicious 3-course prix-fixe, slightly more expensive at $29.


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        Tubulus RE: Fuffy Dec 16, 2007 05:27 PM

        Gotham has a slightly more expensive (31) but definitely great-value lunch prix fixe. On the much-cheaper-but-still-tasty front, Republic noodles is always tasty.

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          harrymart RE: Fuffy Dec 16, 2007 07:04 PM

          If you like comfort food, Chat n Chew on south side of E. 17 betw Unon Square West and Fifth Ave is fine..


          1. steve h. RE: Fuffy Dec 16, 2007 07:29 PM

            molly's pub. bacon cheeseburger and a pint is pretty good. sit by the fire if you feel like it.

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              hungrycomposer RE: Fuffy Dec 16, 2007 08:36 PM

              I love the "house burger" at Stand, which is at 12th and University. If you avoid the busy hours and eat a late lunch (2 to 6, I think, also after 10 PM) the burgers are 2 for 1, which is a great deal.

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