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Feb 17, 2010 03:54 PM

Pescatore vs. Luna Piena

Any difference between these two restaurants for a nice early relationship date?

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  1. both are ok...but i prefer the FOOD at luna piena...pescatore wins for atmosphere

    1. Definitely Luna Piena if you want your date to think you know/care at all about food.

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      1. re: Jane A.

        In that neighborhood and price range would either of you recommended a different place?

        1. re: jccphd

          Think I am going with La Mangeoire instead, sound like a better choice?

          1. re: jccphd

            Both places really suck, as far as food is concerned, in my opinion.
            Since you're looking to go Italian, I'd suggest going a few more blocks south to Convivio.

            1. re: RCC

              Well now you are bringing it to another price level....Im assuming OP picked those places for the $$?
              If money isnt an issue then i agree, convivio. There is also a little wine bar right there (name escapes me) that would be perfect for a date. 52nd /53rd and 2nd.

        2. Pescatore sucks. Luna Piena is a good neighborhood joint, but def not a destination restaurant. I assume you/your date lives in the area?