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FINE LUNCH DINING in MANHATTAN?

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citygirl Jun 28, 2009 06:05 AM

I need a restaurant place to take someone out for a celebratory lunch. I usually loved to go to Gotham for the great food and service, but that was years ago. He likes Italian. Any ideas?

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    richczarnecki RE: citygirl Jun 28, 2009 12:20 PM

    Jean Georges is amazing with their $28 2 course lunch. But not Italian . . .

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      lawgirl1984 RE: citygirl Jun 28, 2009 01:51 PM

      Great lunch at Convivio--4 courses.

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        bronwen RE: citygirl Jun 29, 2009 07:49 AM

        Il Mulino would be a great place for a celebratory lunch.

        1. Spiritchaser RE: citygirl Jun 29, 2009 08:12 AM

          It's not Italian but as suggested, Jean George would be a great choice. And since it is celebratory, as opposed to say a romantic reason, I would also say Eleven Madison Park because it benefits from an air of grandness.

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            notsochubbychubette RE: citygirl Jun 29, 2009 08:38 AM

            Alto

            Osteria del Circo

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              skypilot RE: notsochubbychubette Jun 29, 2009 04:11 PM

              Nougatine at Jean Georges. Excellent! Three Courses for 24 bucks. Best deal in town.

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