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HELP. Need a place for a business lunch near 89th and Columbus/Amsterdam.

NAtiveNewYorker Aug 19, 2009 04:51 PM

Is Bella Luna or Roth's Steakhouse it?

Thanks.

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    JMJD RE: NAtiveNewYorker Aug 19, 2009 05:37 PM

    Not sure whether they are open for lunch but check out B Cafe (Belgian, good beer selection which I know isn't perfect for a business lunch, but the food was good and the atmosphere was not pub-like.) There's also a Mermaid Inn on the same block, but again, not sure if they do lunch. Both on Amsterdam.

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      NAtiveNewYorker RE: JMJD Aug 20, 2009 08:30 PM

      Thanks

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      Pan RE: NAtiveNewYorker Aug 23, 2009 07:03 PM

      Zeytin on 85th and Columbus is open for lunch. It's a little informal, but has very good food, especially mezes, and I've experienced excellent service there. Not sure that's what you're looking for, though.

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        offthebeatenpath1 RE: NAtiveNewYorker Aug 24, 2009 11:52 AM

        my office is on the UWS and I tend to do most business lunches at either Isabellas or Nice Matin and recently West Branch.

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          mahler5 RE: offthebeatenpath1 Aug 24, 2009 07:40 PM

          I've tried business meals at Nice Matin and have always found it too noisy. If it's a nice day, an outside table might be better.

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