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Feb 7, 2008 05:07 AM


Hi. I'm taking the afternoon off tomorrow to spend some time with my 5 year old son.
We both love a quality frie but I'm not sure where to go in midtown(40-60 westside).
He is a pretty seasoned little New Yorker so we don't need a kiddie restaurant.
He likes the Odeon and the cafertia at MOMA
So any thoughts where we can go?

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  1. NOT for the burger, but POP Burger on 58th and 5th has great fries... Not not not for the burgers though, again.

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    1. re: doona

      five guys has pretty good fires, and the burgers aren't bad. want to say 55th or 56th right off Ave of the Americas

        1. re: samiam123

          burger joint for the burger, yes, but for the fries? c'mon!

      1. I agree with Five Guys for thinner fries. I also think Olympic Pita has good fries as well. I like it because it's just plain old fresh Idaho potatoes. The only negative is that they don't sprinkle it with salt after frying. But I suppose you can add your own.

        1. Presuming you intend to order some other food along with your fries, you could go to Marseille, the bright, bustling French/Mediterranean brasserie, on the corner of 9th Av. & 44th St. The steaks and the burger come with fries, and though it's been a while since I've tasted them, I recall the fries as being excellent.

          1. Try Lucky's on 52nd and almost 9th Ave. Fries are excellent (cheese and chili available) and the burgers first rate. Has a kid friendly atmosphere as well!