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seafood or Italian restaurant near 45th

abylane Jun 2, 2009 04:11 PM

Need a decent meal before the theater. Husband not a gormet eater.

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    kim e RE: abylane Jun 2, 2009 08:41 PM

    Esca on 43rd

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      kathryn RE: kim e Jun 3, 2009 07:55 AM

      Excellent quality, popular pre-theatre destination, menu may be a little bit "out there" for a non-foodie, though. Also, it's pricey.

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      RGR RE: abylane Jun 2, 2009 11:56 PM

      Trattoria Trecolori, on 47th, b/t B'way & 8th, is a favorite of mine and many other Hounds.


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        RCC RE: abylane Jun 3, 2009 08:33 AM

        Insieme serves terrific Italian. Somehow, I think your husband's preference will fall somewhere in their traditional or contemporary menu. The chef/owner Marco Canora successfuly strived to bring great ingredient-based Italian to his NYC restaurants. It's along 7th Ave. near 50/51 Street.

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          boccalupo RE: RCC Jun 3, 2009 08:53 AM

          Insieme has a nice price fixe menu at the moment at $35. Otherwise it runs on the expensive side.

          Roberto Passon is very good as well. Moderately priced.

          Maria Pia has a good value prix fixe. Food is not as good as the above two places though.

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