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dkemp Jan 28, 2009 01:11 PM

Will be a guest at a group dinner next week at Rue 57. The comments seem all over the place. Anyone eaten there recently?

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    silencespeak Jan 29, 2009 04:00 PM

    Used to live around the corner from it. Their paninis are pretty good. It becomes a popular bar by night.

    1. ChefJune Jan 29, 2009 08:05 AM

      imho, very mediocre. but your occasion is not about the food.

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        foodwhisperer Jan 29, 2009 02:45 PM

        Rue 57 food is just OK, but its a place you can always get into , and the food is fresh as the turnover is good.

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        italianagambino Jan 29, 2009 07:24 AM

        I personally LOVE Rue...I just went there a few weeks ago without reservations(for about the 15th time). Ive been there at about 9 on a saturday and it was JUST fine. You can make resies on opentable.com

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          david sprague Jan 28, 2009 04:02 PM

          been there a couple of times of late -- not by choice, but that doesn't mean it was a prison sentence a la, say, tavern on the green. avoid the sushi. everything else has been decent. nothing really good. nothing dreadful. stick to salads, burgers and such and all will be well.

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