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Aug 3, 2008 08:26 PM

Getting married at City Hall on Friday...

My fiance and I are getting married at City Hall (actually the Municipal Building) this coming Friday afternoon. For lunch, we would like to a great restaurant to celebrate. Thinking of perhaps Jean Georges, Le Benardin, or Bouley, but I'm open to other suggestions. Thanks.

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  1. Do a search for the recent thread on "eloping." It had a lot of great suggestions.

    1. Perry Street is lovely at lunch. Open beautiful space but seems more intimate than Jean Georges.
      If you want small romantic I love Little Owl (check to be sure they are open for lunch)
      Congrads and enjoy your day!!!!

      1. I'd do Jean Georges--better and more romantic than Le Bernardin or Bouley.

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        1. re: Lucia

          I like JG very much, but I'm not sure I think of it as romantic, or more "romantic" than Bouley, which I think of, in some what of a stereotypical way as being on the romantic side, though I found the decor somewhat dated.

          1. re: MMRuth

            You're right--I think Bouley is more romantic than JG, but I do think JG is better foodwise than Bouley.

        2. I have not been to Bouley. I would probably go with Jean Georges. Even though I am a huge seafood lover I found Le Benardin to stiff of an environment for me. I feel JG would be an excellent choice

          1. river cafe might work for you.
            take the water taxi from the battery.
            the views of the statue and the brooklyn bridge are free.
            pretty romantic in my book.