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Aug 15, 2008 08:36 PM

lunch near MOMA

I need a moderately priced lunch place near MOMA. I looked at the Bar Room but it's just too pricey and elaborate for us for lunch. I will be dining with one vegetarian. Any kind of food goes- but want something with a "New York" feel and of course good food.

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    1. You can try La Bonne Soupe. It is a french bistro with great food and relatively cheap in that area. Definitely choices for vegetarians too!

      1. Search the board. I asked the same question a couple of months ago and got a lot of interesting replies that included NY Thai; Arte 53; Sapporo. Doesn't MOMA have a more casual dining room too?

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        1. re: efdee

          You're right about MoMA having more casual, less expensive dining facilities. There are two: Cafe 2 and Terrace 5. Info here:

        2. I agree with kobe that La Bonne Soupe is a good, moderately-priced choice. However, if having a "New York" feel means sleek and sophisticated, it definitely does not have that. More like a cute Country French feel.

          Aquavit Cafe does have sleek, sophisticated surroundings and prices that may fit your budget. Limited menu options for a vegetarian (unless he or she eats fish).

          1. Sushiya on 56th bet. 5th & 6th is good for moderate japanese. I also like La Bonne Soupe on 55th bet. 5th & 6th and NY Thai on 54th also bet. 5th & 6th right across from the 54th Street exit of the MOMA. All moderately priced.