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Looking for great seafood, cozy atmosphere mid-town and lower.

raiariz Sep 11, 2009 10:13 AM

Next week is my 1st wedding anniversary and we're looking for great seafood, cozy/romantic/non-stuffy atmosphere, mid-priced, mid-town or lower. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance!

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    angelaangel RE: raiariz Sep 11, 2009 11:14 AM

    I have never been here - but I did run across a few writeups, and you might want to take a look at it. (Ive been asking so many questions I feel a need to contribute!)

    Marys Fish Camp


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    1. re: angelaangel
      pseudokiwi RE: angelaangel Sep 11, 2009 01:59 PM

      Mary's is great seafood, but I don't know if it's an anniversary spot. 1) I don't believe they take reservations. 2) while the west village is nice, I would not describe the place as romantic. Non-stuffy and cozy, sure; but romantic? Not really.

      For the OP, I assume sushi does not count?

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      erikam RE: raiariz Sep 11, 2009 11:53 AM

      Avra on 48th is great! It can be mid-priced if you share, portions are big
      Barbounia Park ave south also cool atmostphere, good food.
      Check out both on menupages

      1. Rmis32 RE: raiariz Sep 12, 2009 09:52 AM

        Pylos, E Village

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          cjd260 RE: raiariz Sep 12, 2009 09:56 AM

          I feel like a broken record, but Aquagrill...

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            rrems RE: raiariz Sep 13, 2009 09:47 AM

            I have no idea what "mid-priced" means to you, but you might like Harbour.

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              Megascribs RE: raiariz Sep 13, 2009 11:02 AM

              Tides! A small, super cozy all-seafood restaurant in the LES. Founded by alums of Mary's Fish Camp, it's on Norfolk between Stanton and Delancey--right around corner from Schillers. Perks: yummy, affordable food and they take reservations for parties of 2. Mary's Fish Camp is great, but is noisy and has long wait times. Congrats!

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                small h RE: Megascribs Sep 13, 2009 11:30 AM

                Tides closed in August, sadly.


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                simetrias RE: raiariz Sep 13, 2009 05:31 PM

                If you can get away for lunch, you'd do great by heading to Eleven Madison Park, Jean Georges, or Tocqueville for their incredible prix fixe lunch deals. EMP and JG do great w/ seafood. Tocqueville, too, but maybe the other guys are better in that dept. I also second Acquagrill.

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                  mch RE: raiariz Sep 14, 2009 08:11 AM

                  i've never been but jacks oyster bar might work. i hear great things.

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