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Sat night dinner on UWS?

superfine Jan 17, 2008 07:15 AM

We have visitors from SF coming on Saturday night and we'd like to take them to a nice restaurant on the UWS where we recently moved. Something moderately priced, but not outrageously expensive with nice ambience and great food. I've tried a bunch - Telepan, Dovetail, Ouest, Compass -but am too late to get a reservation unless I want before 6 or after 10, which i dont. Any suggestions of a great place where we can actually get in on Saturday night with a reservation at this late date? Anywhere from the 50s to the 80s is good.

Thanks so much!

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    Daniel76 Jan 17, 2008 10:18 AM

    Blue Ribbon sushi..

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      Lipsmackingood Jan 17, 2008 08:42 AM

      Dovetail. Chef John Fraser's new place. 103 W 77th near columbus ave.

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      1. re: Lipsmackingood
        idia Jan 17, 2008 09:20 AM

        The only place I can think of that MIGHT be able to accommodate you, a Turkish/Mediterranean restautant, is Zeytin -- a favorite haunt of mine with really good food and fun atmosphere. (85th & Columbus)

        1. re: idia
          superfine Jan 17, 2008 10:20 AM

          Thanks for the suggestions. I got a reservation at Isabella's for 8pm. I

      2. JoanN Jan 17, 2008 07:59 AM

        Not in the category of those you mention, but very pleasant ambience and good Med/Tunisian food at Epices du Traitteur on W 70th just west of Columbus.

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          fein Jan 17, 2008 07:48 AM

          isabelle's is a good choice.

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