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Good Date Restaurant for TONIGHT

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16thStreeter Jan 5, 2008 12:38 PM

Need help finding a good restaurant for a first date somewhere in the lower west side (West Village, Meatpacking, Chelsea). I'm looking for a place that isn't over the top, with good food and atmosphere. Any cuisine works...I just need suggestions. Thanks!

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    kobetobiko RE: 16thStreeter Jan 5, 2008 12:47 PM

    May be Crispo or Cookshop?

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      cimui RE: 16thStreeter Jan 6, 2008 10:22 AM

      Gascogne would be perfect for you, though it's just a little bit east of Union Square. It's a very romantic spot, with great food, wine and service.

      Otherwise, Snack Taverna in the W. Village would fit the bill, as well.

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      Gascogne
      158 8th Ave, New York, NY 10011

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        fishermb RE: cimui Jan 6, 2008 01:28 PM

        Alta is probably my faovirte first date spot, great tapas on 10th st between 5th and 6th ave.

        Malatesta at Washington & Christopher, cash only Italian, has some really nice pasta dishes and is very reasonably priced.

        I've always been happy with both, Alta will cost you a bit more, but they make great sangria and it's fun to share dishes. Good luck!

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