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Inexpensive fish restaurant, party of 9, including kids

floretbroccoli Nov 3, 2008 01:59 PM

I'm having trouble coming up with a suggestion.

My cousin's husband's 50th birthday. Party of 9, including a finicky 10 year old and a less finicky 6 year old.

UWS would be easiest.

Several of the adults are kosher(ish) so a fish place would be a good solution. We did think of Mermaid Inn, but for parties of 8 or larger, they require a prix fixe, which wouldn't really work for the kids.

Neptune Room was ruled too expensive.

Any suggestions? Thanks!

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  1. JoanN Nov 3, 2008 02:05 PM

    Compass has a $35 prix fixe menu. Is that too expensive? Perhaps you could call them and see if they can make any kind of accommodation for the children.

    http://www.compassrestaurant.com/sect...

    1. Miss Needle Nov 3, 2008 03:16 PM

      Perhaps Epices on West 70th? They've got fish, vegetarian pastas and vegetarian appetizers. And it's in your price range.

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        xigua Nov 4, 2008 04:23 AM

        You might want to check and see if Kefi would allow reservations for a large group, because they would fit your needs well if not for the no-reservation rule.
        Not in the UWS, but 20 blocks south in Hell's Kitchen is Uncle Nick's which serves affordable and decent seafood.
        www.orderinny.com

        1. floretbroccoli Nov 7, 2008 07:04 AM

          Thank you for your suggestions. We ALMOST ended up at Epices, but we will be going to Nice-Matin.

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