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Aug 19, 2009 05:15 AM

Pre dinner drink near Strip House

CT. hound here going into the city for my birthday, Having dinner at Strip House,Looking for a trendy type place for a pre dinner drinks in the area.Thanks

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  1. Tenjune.

    Happy Birthday!

    26 Little W 12th St, New York, NY 10014

    1. 230 5th, flute, flatiron lounge, gstaad

      1. I second flatiron lounge. I would NOT recommend tenjune for a pre-dinner drink, unless you enjoy clubbing before dinner. Flute is also a good idea for a birthday- as the name suggests its a champagne lounge.

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        1. re:

          i just figured since Tenjune is a lounge/scene it would work for the OP's request. is Flute still considered to be "trendy" after all these years? (regardless, it *is* a nice idea for a birthday cocktail).

        2. Also, if its nice out, 230 Fifth has a great view, a big "after work" crowd, and is just up fifth avenue. Or try Olives at the W Union Square which may seem obvious but does still have a decent ambiance.

          1. Gotham Bar & Grill is across the street, it's got a nice bar.

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            1. re: bronwen

              Terroir wine bar (must get there early to grab a seat)
              Cavatappo wine bar
              Angel's Share