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Place to take a client to lunch near Rockefeller Center?

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Hi,

I looked at some other threads, but didn't find anything that sounds like what I am looking for--which is: somewhere to take a client for lunch, mid priced, American or Italian. Thanks in advance for any suggestions!

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      1. re: kcijones001

        Sounds great, but I think it might have closed? Do you have any other suggestions? Thanks!

        1. re: mosey

          Yes, I can confirm Tuscan Square has closed. It's a pity because it was one of the few good and easy lunch options, imo. I work in the area as well and it's hard to come up with good choices. The best suggestion that comes to mind now would be Morrell's Wine Bar

          1. re: uwsgrazer

            Morrell's wouldn't be any good for a client as it's too crowded and small.

      2. Town has a great prix-fixe for lunch.

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        1. re: JungMann

          While I agree that Town's lunch prix-fixe is an excellent value, the expensive a la carte menu is also available, and the two are certain to be presented together. Thus, the problem, as I see it, is that one cannot host a client and insist that he or she only order the prix-fixe.

        2. I didnt realized it was closed! too bad! great place....There's always the rock center cafe...

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          1. re: kcijones001

            I really like the Rock Center Cafe too, can't beat the view!

          2. There's also McCormick & Schmick, Bond 45, Bar Americain

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            1. re: kcijones001

              How about Osteria al Doge? Just west of 6th on 44th.

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              Osteria al Doge
              142 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036

            2. Alfredo's on 51st across from the ice skating rink.

              It's supposed to be the birthplace of Fettucini Alfredo and has pictures of the owner and celebrities holding up the noodles in their hands on the wall.

              The food's not bad, it's relatively quiet, and it's got that old-school celebrity appeal that'll impress the out of town clients.

              1. My favorites for client lunches close to Rockefeller Center, in more or less the order of preference:

                The Modern Dining Room (excellent prix fixe and non pf lunch)
                Aquavit
                Insieme (don't do the prix fixe, though -- it's not very good)
                Maze
                Milos
                Bar Americain

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                1. re: cimui

                  Those are all good, as is Anthos - which has gotten rave reviews in the press as of late.

                2. I just went to the Sea Grill for a business lunch. it seemed a little pricey to me (although I was being treated), but the food was good, and the atmosphere worked really well. the high point was their mango lemonade, which I could have imbibed by the gallon, and watching the skaters shuffle around the rink.

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                  1. re: Sophia.

                    I think the Sea Grill and Rock Center Cafe are owned by the same restaurant group.