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Need help with restaurant for tonight

NWPeter May 30, 2008 06:33 AM

Criteria: party of three. Time around 8:30 or 9:00 tonight -- time is not definite because one person is flying in from out of town. Really good food, moderately priced, type of cuisine secondary, except no Asian (we've been doing plenty of that recently). Location: midtown east, murray hill, union sq, nolita, LES. Probably a place we can go without reservations. Would Keen's Pub work? What else? Thanks!!

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  1. jakew8 RE: NWPeter May 30, 2008 12:18 PM

    Have you considered Blue Smoke? Or are you looking for something more serene?

    1. prdct RE: NWPeter May 30, 2008 01:16 PM

      The outdoor tables at Tabla bread bar should be lovely tonight, and despite some recent negative posts here, I think most of the food is quite tasty. Love the lamb nanini.

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        MMRuth RE: prdct May 30, 2008 01:17 PM

        I agree - I've always enjoyed the food there as well.

      2. steve h. RE: NWPeter May 30, 2008 01:24 PM

        the pub at keens would probably work. you might have to spend some time at the crowded bar beforehand but that's a good thing. it's a cinch that neither the knicks nor the rangers are playing so you should have a clear field. the eagles have a concert tonight at msg but your timing should be perfect. give it a shot.

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