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zen123 Mar 24, 2009 01:00 PM

Any recommendations for a brunch date place? I want good atmosphere (quiet, easy to talk, romantic) more than anything. And of course, great food.

No preference as to cuisine or price. Anywhere in Manhattan is fine.

Dovetail? Eleven Madison Park? What else?
How is Wallse for a date?

Thanks!

  1. k
    kathryn Mar 24, 2009 02:20 PM

    EMP no longer serves brunch. My choices would be Little Owl or Perilla. JG if it's a Saturday and you don't need breakfasty food.

    Have you looked at the options in here?
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/598414

    1. l
      lfjacob Mar 24, 2009 05:37 PM

      I just had a delicious brunch at "Supper" an adorable, romantic spot in the E. Village. They have unique brunch options (the Parmesan eggs are to die for) and provide a sauteed white bean and toasted bread to start. Highly recommended!

      1. MMRuth Mar 24, 2009 05:53 PM

        Does it definitely have to be brunch, rather than lunch?

        1. prdct Mar 26, 2009 02:27 PM

          August would be my pick for a brunch date--make sure to reserve a table in the back room which has a skylight. Its a great spot and a delicious brunch.

          1. j
            JC2 Mar 26, 2009 02:58 PM

            Five points - beautiful spot, maybe noisy at brunch - sometimes it is and sometimes it isn't.

            1. s
              stephaniec25 Mar 26, 2009 03:44 PM

              Cookshop would be perfect

              1. s
                supermac Mar 28, 2009 05:30 PM

                If the weather is right, Gascogne has an amazing outdoor patio, perfect for brunch.

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