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t0ny1 Feb 25, 2008 06:59 AM

union square cafe or gramercy tavern, any other suggestions thank you

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    idia RE: t0ny1 Feb 25, 2008 07:08 AM

    vice versa
    gotham bar & grille
    fleur de sel
    davidburke & donatella

    1. 280 Ninth RE: t0ny1 Feb 25, 2008 09:29 AM

      I don't think of USC as romantic...Gramercy maybe a little more so.

      To idia's list below, I'd add Aureole; many like Le Gigot on Cornelia St., although it's a bit too cramped for my taste (but I'm over 6' tall); River Cafe or Garden Cafe in Brooklyn.

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        skepner169 RE: t0ny1 Feb 25, 2008 09:43 AM

        I second Aureole and Gotham Bar & Grille. One if By Land is also a romatic setting although gets mixed reviews on food from some on this board. I ate there too long ago to comment. Battery Park Gardens is beautiful looking out on the water and the Statue of Liberty if you don't mind being all the way downtown. Otherwise Water Grill or River Cafe are other choices.

        For other NYC and vicinity reviews: www.hermanweb.us/category/food-reviews

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          bastet212 RE: t0ny1 Feb 25, 2008 10:01 AM

          bf took me to allen and delancy for my birthday a few weeks ago and i really enjoyed it. Dark and cozy- great food.

          1. nyctransplant RE: t0ny1 Feb 25, 2008 10:04 AM

            The River Cafe and One if by Land are both postcard perfect romantic spots. The River Cafe tends to be more consistent, and has served as a training ground for many well known NYC chefs.

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              t0ny1 RE: t0ny1 Mar 2, 2008 07:19 AM

              thanks everyone for your suggestions..aureole is great been there a couple of times one if by land ..was too busy felt rushed not very romantic..also have been to chanterelle had high expectations..felt disapointed after spending almost 450..00 for dinner for 2...the only thing that was a wow was the cheese course and great sake with one of the courses..

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