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Help! Need restaurant for upcoming baptismal luncheon.

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etm777 Nov 4, 2009 06:53 AM

Help! Need restaurant for upcoming baptismal luncheon. Small party approx. 25 people, somewhat reasonable, midtown or upper. The church is on 84th and madison, but does not need to be in that area. Any help would be great!

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    Jane A. RE: etm777 Nov 4, 2009 07:47 AM

    You don't mention price (what's reasonable per person out the door), or whether it's a weekend or weekday, but could you take over Le Marchelier on 86th bet. Mad & Park? There's a Greek-ish/American place, Café Greco, on 2nd near 72nd that could give you a big part of the back room. Others who are in the neighborhood more often should have additional ideas.

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      etm777 RE: Jane A. Nov 5, 2009 11:02 AM

      I would like to spend max $50/pp including drinks (non alcoholic and wine). It would be a Saturday luncheon. We have picky eaters so American cuisine is preferred.

    2. smokeandapancake RE: etm777 Nov 4, 2009 09:33 AM

      Trata.
      http://www.trata.com/

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      Trata Restaurant
      1331 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10021

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        eelinthecity RE: etm777 Nov 5, 2009 11:19 AM

        What about italian? Nick's on 94th and 2nd. Has a nice backroom. They have amazing pizza and pasta.

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          etm777 RE: eelinthecity Nov 5, 2009 12:44 PM

          unfortunately my guests are picky eaters and would like american. is nicks a pizza place or an italian restaurant?

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            eelinthecity RE: etm777 Nov 6, 2009 06:59 AM

            It's both.. a lot of things are served family style.. .. http://www.nicksnyc.com/ i believe they pictures of their party room too and you can download the party planner menu.. it's really good food and I think perfect for something like a baptism... their house salad is amazing..

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