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mandy08987 Jun 25, 2008 08:26 AM

I will be in NYC the week before. The only time I can participate in Resturant Week is Tuesday, July 22nd, for lunch only. (we have plans already on that Monday) Our plane leaves that afternoon around 4. Soooo...if I had only one place to choose from for lunch during Restaurant Week, where should I go?

  1. k
    kathryn Jun 25, 2008 10:15 AM

    EMP or Gramercy Tavern. BUT they maybe be booked up already. Both of them get fully booked for RW lunches within 5-10 minutes of opening their books (28 days in advance, I believe).

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    1. re: kathryn
      Brian S Jun 29, 2008 08:40 AM

      You can just walk right in to Eleven Madison Park and eat in the bar area.
      www.chowhound.com/topics/482558 (Okay, there's always a risk it will be full... unlikely, but if that happens you can always go to nearby Tabla or Fleur de Sel)

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        kathryn Jun 29, 2008 09:19 AM

        Can you order off the RW menu only at the bar in the bar area, or at the lounge/tables, too? I'm just thinking it might be awkward, if, say, you want to bring a few friends...

        1. re: kathryn
          Brian S Jun 29, 2008 03:45 PM

          You can eat the RW menu at the bar area tables. I came in alone and ate at a table, which I did without guilt since more than half the tables were empty throughout my entire leisurely meal.

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      G3B Jun 25, 2008 09:16 AM

      Eleven Madison Park

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