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Pre or Post Theater

aberkelhammer Feb 12, 2008 03:30 AM

This Saturday night we are celebrating a birthday with a play. I would like to have a good meal before or after the show but since I have lived in the theater district 5 years ago, I really haven't been back to eat.

Should we eat before the show or after the show? What are good resturaunts to go to that would fit the schedule of a theater, early brisk but not rushed meal and/or late night dinning?

  1. r
    rrems Feb 12, 2008 04:41 AM

    I always prefer to dine after, particularly on a Saturday when pre-theater is a madhouse at any popular restaurant. My favorites are Vice Versa, Orso, and Marseille. You may have some difficulty getting a res on such short notice.

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    1. re: rrems
      idia Feb 12, 2008 06:16 AM

      I'll just keep my mouth shut. Rrems always gets there before I do and with the same recs. LOL

    2. j
      jauyeung Feb 12, 2008 06:35 AM

      Boit en Bois is an amazing French restaurant and great for pretheater. It's closer to Lincoln Center but oh so worth it. They have an excellent prix-fixe (about $35) that includes choices from almost everything on their a la carte menu. It's a tiny place with limited seating so reservations are recommended. Definately try any of their specials or meat entrees. Last time I was there, I had the most heavenly wild mushroom ravioli app and venison entree. Excellent!

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