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Mar 31, 2009 08:45 PM

Dinner for 8 next Friday near WS Park

Hi. We're inviting a job candidate for dinner next Friday, we always end up going to North Square and I'm tired of it. Is there a nice place around that would take reservations for next friday around 8:45-9?

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    1. Heh - when I clicked on your post I was going to recommend North Square. But if you're off of them, I'd suggest...

      - Il Mulino if you're willing to spend (much) more money and don't want to go as far north as Union Square
      - Village, on West 9th just east of 6th Ave., for perfectly okay French
      - Jane, on Houston/Thompson, if you want somewhere as comfortable (i.e. booths, etc.)
      - Knickerbocker, University/9th, for steak

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      1. re: cjd260

        I had a very blah dinner at Jane a few months ago with two friends. Blah and kind of pricey. I wouldn't recommend it. What is North Square's cuisine like?

        1. re: Pan

          Agreed...I'd be upset if a job prosepct took me to Jane for dinner.

          1. re: Pan

            I don't disagree - but it's comfortable, quiet and spacious, and the food isn't bad, just blah. It has kind of an interview dinner feel to it, if you ask me.

        2. There's Striphouse on 12th for a really good steak, Gotham Bar and Grill across the street and Il Cantinori.

          1. not sure if you would want small plates but alta is in the area.

            1. Cru is right there - though it may be expensive. I've not been, but have read good things about it in the past.