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Affordable business lunch in Midtown?

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beeintheEV Jun 21, 2008 06:27 PM

In the midtown area, any recommendations for an affordable business lunch? I'd like to take a colleague somewhere that has a pleasant atmosphere (not too loud) we can sit in and talk. Ideally, meal should be $25 pp max (no expense account unfortunately.) Thanks.

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    cimui Jun 22, 2008 02:58 AM

    If it's not awkward for you to go somewhere where there's a prix fixe menu and expect to order off of it, Aquavit Cafe and Molyvos both have set lunches in that range (I think it's $24 and $25, respectively).

    Shimizu's set lunches are even less expensive and the space is very quiet.

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      fishermb Sep 10, 2008 02:21 PM

      I'm looking for business lunch suggestions as well, our office is on Bryant Park 42nd and 6th, something within a 10 minute walk, suggestions!?

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        malibu Sep 10, 2008 04:13 PM

        My business lunch go to is Pera on Madison between 41 & 42. Professional with lots of space (ie: not cramped) and decent basic mediterranean/american fare. Make a res if possible, but probably ok if you don't.

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        Pera
        303 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10017

    2. DarthEater Jun 21, 2008 08:51 PM

      Midtown is so far and wide when your limited on time. Can you specify what streets exactly so that we may better assist you?

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