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Lunch Below 14th St. for $65 or Less

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ballernight Jun 19, 2008 08:06 AM

Hi Chowhounders! This summer my company has provided me with the opportunity to go to lunch twice a week at any restaurant below 14th street. Our budget is $65 per person (including tax and tip). I'm looking to try the best food out there. Any and all suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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    abr269 Jun 25, 2008 02:06 PM

    is it $65 for the whole week or per meal?

    i'm also assuming since it's on your office you won't be ordering too many drinks!

    i tried to cover some price ranges, types of food, regions, etc. also there are only so many 3 course meals you can have so some are simple but good eats.

    i'd recommend off the top of my head: noodle bar, gotham bar and grill, caracas, barrio chino, katz, balthazar, clinton street baking co., la esquina, ruby's, cafe habana, grey dog, 'ino, westville, e.u., public, pylos, cornelia street cafe, artichoke pizza (nowhere to sit though!), cafecito, blue ribbon bakery and taim.

    for a group otto would be fun with all of the small plates you could try.

    1. b
      ballernight Jun 25, 2008 12:52 PM

      Thank you to everyone who posted. These are all great. Feel free to keep 'em coming.

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        ginsbera Jun 19, 2008 01:01 PM

        Little Owl
        Lupa
        en Japanese brasserie
        Perry Street

        1. D...DF Jun 19, 2008 11:43 AM

          Gotham Bar and Grill! Also, second Perry St.

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            rrems Jun 19, 2008 12:53 PM

            Gotham, yes, I forgot about that one. Good idea.

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            rrems Jun 19, 2008 09:30 AM

            Perry St.

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              foodshark73 Jun 19, 2008 09:43 AM

              I second Perry Street. Their set price lunch is the perfect amount of food, a wide selection, and a bargain at $24. (You'll be well under even with a few glasses of wine, coffee and tip.)

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                Lucia Jun 19, 2008 11:33 AM

                3rd Perry St. Adding Bouley.

              2. kcijones001 Jun 19, 2008 09:10 AM

                Try otto; food is fantastic and 65/pp will get you a lot!
                If available when you get there, sit at the bar and eat...

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