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Feb 29, 2008 09:51 AM

Upstairs at 21

Has anyone eaten there recently? Is is a b-day celebration/romantic venue?

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  1. I can't speak for the food, but we had drinks at the bar recently, and whew was the service awful. Condescending bartender who was really unwilling to help a group of 4. She basically laughed in my friends face when he asked what her specialty drink was. Yuck.

    1. Romantic? Not at all. Birthday? It depends what you're looking for. If you're looking to go to an iconic New York restaurant and aren't that concerned about having amazing food, then it could be fun for a party.

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      1. re: BW212

        Thank you...I think I will keep my reservation at Le Bernardin

        1. re: taboo

          OH! Taboo, why didn't you mention Le Bernadin in the first place?

          Of COURSE, you should pick Le Bernadin over 21. There is no comparison!

          21 is fun in that it is iconic. Le Bernadin is elegant and --if you like fish-- about the best you can get. A wonderful experience. Enjoy!