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Oct 28, 2009 02:33 PM

HELP...GREAT LUNCH SPOT needed for Sunday!

We are coming into the city for an early show and would like to find a great place for lunch. Doesn't have to be tourist-y....just want unbelievable food. What blows your socks off?!?! Thanks for the tips!

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  1. How much do you want to spend? Do you want to avoid brunch spots? Is a reservation required? Any particular cuisines? Do you want to stay near, say, the theatre district (you don't say where your show is).

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    1. re: kathryn

      Thanks for the tips....really any restaurants in mid-town, west case of bad weather, I am also looking for restaurants in the broadway/time square area. Brunch is fine, if it is great. We are looking for an average priced restaurant, will spend more if it makes a difference. And, I don't care about reservations....whatever is fine...we just want a great meal!!! Thanks :-)

      1. re: leedcar

        What time is your show? Are you OK with potentially missing your show if you don't have a reservation? That's why I asked. :)

        So average priced, like $100 per person? Just kidding. Please name a dollar figure! $50 per person, including tax, tips, drinks? More or less?

        My favorite restaurant in the Times Square area is Szechuan Gourmet, but that's just me....

        Szechuan Gourmet
        244 W 56th St, New York, NY 10019

        1. re: kathryn

          No, we don't want to miss part of the show and it is at 3:00....

          Price, well, most lunches are under $70 right?!?!?! I would like to spend about $50 pp, plus a drink or two.less is great, but willing to go up to $75 for a memorable meal. Thanks for your thoughts! Funny thing is that 3 of the 4 people want japanese/sushi....but I am picky, so since I am picking out the restaurant, I want to "WOW" them! :-) You might ask what cuisine?!?!? Italian, American, Contemporary, Steak, willing to consider Chinese, Thai, Spanish, or French. Any thoughts!?!?!

    2. I'm with Kathryn on Szechuan Gourmet, also consider Ollie's on 42nd & 9th.

      Szechuan Gourmet
      244 W 56th St, New York, NY 10019

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      1. re: gac101

        Sounds good, gotta try that one

      2. Orso

        322 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036