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Dinner near Grand Central with Dad??

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phreerose Mar 11, 2010 08:32 AM

I meeting my dad for dinner tonight and I need some suggestions for where to go. He will be taking metro north so something that is close to grand central would be good. Nothing overly pricey, but not a dive either.

As for cuisine America, Italian, Greek, Mediterranean, Seafood (not Oyster bar), or places with a wide selection would be best.

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  1. NAtiveNewYorker RE: phreerose Mar 11, 2010 08:51 AM

    Pera is delicous food and very close to Grand Central. Cafe Centro and Naples 45 are both within the Grand Central complex (Metlife portion) and are quite good.

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    Pera
    303 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10017

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      RGR RE: phreerose Mar 11, 2010 09:45 AM

      I highly recommend at La Fonda del Sol, located on the street level of the MetLife Bldg., around the corner from Grand Central. Delicious Spanish cuisine, including excellent tapas and fish. Good service and lovely ambiance in the dining room, which is where we ate. (There's also a more casual lounge.)

      Photos of our meal at La Fonda de Sol can be viewed here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/11863391...

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        mch RE: phreerose Mar 11, 2010 09:57 AM

        Kellari for Greek is nearby.

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          Jane A. RE: phreerose Mar 11, 2010 12:01 PM

          Cibo is on 2nd at 41st.

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            stephaniec25 RE: phreerose Mar 11, 2010 12:41 PM

            Artisinal would be nice

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              taboo RE: phreerose Mar 11, 2010 01:05 PM

              I have gone with my dad 3 times to Capital Grille and it is always great.... have fun.

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