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Close to Penn Station, is there a nice place to meet for drinks

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curls Sep 17, 2008 06:36 AM

for a somewhat older crowd? meeting old friends, and would love to be able to stand/sit and talk but also enjoy nice wine and beer.

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    curls RE: curls Sep 17, 2008 06:37 AM

    lol - didnt mean "Old" friends - but we are in our late 30s and early 40's

    1. kcijones001 RE: curls Sep 17, 2008 07:02 AM

      You can hang on the roof at Local (perfect day for that)
      or there's
      Tir Na Nog

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        travpard RE: curls Sep 17, 2008 08:36 AM

        Stout on 33rd street is a nice bar with lots of beer on tap.

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          LNG212 RE: travpard Sep 17, 2008 11:16 AM

          If you want a more quiet atmosphere or older crowd, do NOT go to Stout if there is anything going on at MSG. It tends to be a very young, rowdy, bridge & tunnel and/or frat boy crowd.

          That said, if there isn't something at MSG, they do have good beers on tap and not bad food for a bar.

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          colfaxBee RE: curls Sep 17, 2008 09:09 AM

          Seven, on 7th between 29th and 30th is nice and just far enough from Penn station to have a more chill atmosphere. As I recall, good wine and appetizers selection. It's a restaurant, but you can sit at the bar.

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            acpi RE: colfaxBee Sep 17, 2008 10:39 AM

            i second Seven. a little more formal and definitely a more 30 - 40 something crowd.

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            curls RE: curls Sep 17, 2008 09:29 AM

            thank you!

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              pacz RE: curls Sep 17, 2008 09:31 AM

              Check out Ayza, it's a new wine and chocolate bar on 31st. Very small, but has a nice bar area and outdoor seating. Small dishes, everything we had there was very good.

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