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I'm staying at 7th ave and 53rd this weekend for work. My co-worker has bailed on me tonight and I'm left alone. I'm working until 6 at the Javits and then I'll be hungry. I don't want to walk too far as I'll be on my feet all day.

Looking for a place that I'll feel comfortable alone, I'm probably be in nice jeans, so nothing too fancy. I'm not at all interested in the super bowl, so no sports bars, please. I've been to the WV for Italian last night at Gusto and tapas in Chelsea at Tia Pol on Friday night, so not Italian or Spanish, please. I like Asian, Indian, pretty much anything. I'd like to keep it at or under $50 with a glass of wine before tax/tip, but I'm open to a noodle shop for $10 if it's the right place.

Any suggestions in a 5-6 square block radius of the Sheraton Manhattan?

Thanks so much!

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  1. well http://www.vladabar.com/ is a good place, cafe gray in or near the time warner building, The noodle shop across from Sony Pictures but that is on 66 and broadway, Whole Foods Bar in the Time Warner Building always has great grub, all kinds of food, asian, indian, and good for you to boot. You are right tons of Italian resturant in that area, Bombay Eats is Indian located on 314 W 52nd St, Btwn 8th & 9th Ave. Try www.menupages.com that can be a huge resource for you.

    Hope I could help

    Tam

    1. La Bonne Souppe would be great...yummy soups and French bistro fare.
      55th btw 5th and 6th

      www.thelunchbelle.com

      1. I'd go to Menchanko Tei for their Hakata Ramen (try their oden bar, and rice balls are pretty good). 43-45 W. 55th St. Btwn 6th and 5th Ave, really close to your Sheraton.

        A little bit south, Sapporo ramen is ok, although I much prefer the Hakata, Sapporo's Special Ramen would be my second choice. 152 W 49th St, Btwn 6th & 7th Ave.

        Both places are good for 1-person dining and are definitely not going to have anything to do with super bowl.

        1. If you walk up 7th Ave a few blocks, you'll find Molyvos between 55th & 56th Street. Good greek, and they have a $36. prix fixe at dinner. Check out the menu. I've eaten there alone. No problem.

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          Molyvos
          871 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019

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          1. re: Jane A.

            Second Molyvos...yum!

            www.thelunchbelle.com

          2. For Greek food, Uncle Nick's, on 9th Av., b/t 50th & 51st Sts., is our fav in that area. The taverna-style setting is less "fancy" than at Molyvos but, in my view, the food's better.

            http://www.menupages.com/restaurantde...