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Which vnyl?

khoffdenver Apr 4, 2010 11:14 AM

Vnyl sounds like a fun place to go in NYC -- any advice in choosing between the Chelsea and the Hell's kitchen locations, besides that fact that the Chelsea one is very close to Donut Pub?

Donut Pub
203 W 14th St, New York, NY 10011

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    chow_gal RE: khoffdenver Apr 4, 2010 04:33 PM

    It's spelled Vynyl, in case you are searching. It's nothing special, but a solid, well-priced decent place to eat, vast menu. Fine place to go after a matinee show on Broadway. Good for kids. Really just a diner at the end of the day.

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      khoffdenver RE: chow_gal Apr 4, 2010 05:50 PM

      Actually, we're both wrong -- it's Vynl.

      754 9th Ave, New York, NY 10019

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        coasts RE: khoffdenver Apr 4, 2010 06:11 PM

        spell it however you'd like and let it end there. there's as much reason to go to Vynl as there is Hard Rock Cafe.

        754 9th Ave, New York, NY 10019

        Hard Rock Cafe
        1501 Broadway, New York, NY 10036

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          rrems RE: coasts Apr 4, 2010 06:55 PM

          Agreed. Yuck!

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            khoffdenver RE: rrems Apr 5, 2010 06:51 AM

            Could you explain what's "yuck!" about it?

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              LBNJNY RE: khoffdenver Apr 5, 2010 07:12 AM

              It's just a little local spot. They serve arguably too many kinds of food and accordingly do an ok job with everything Certainly not a destination bar or restaurant but it's an acceptable place to meet for a drink/snack.

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                khoffdenver RE: LBNJNY Apr 5, 2010 07:32 AM

                Thanks. That's more helpful than "yuck!"

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                rrems RE: khoffdenver Apr 5, 2010 03:46 PM

                Sorry, I should have elaborated. The food is not inedible, but is at best ordinary and generally inferior to a typical diner. The first time I tried it I had some shrimp wontons that were tasty, and a second course I can't recall but I think it was also decent, but when I went a second time the wontons were poor, and the meatloaf was completely tasteless. I really think they just don't care if their food is any good or not.

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              bolletje RE: coasts Apr 5, 2010 07:27 PM

              I find this place to be over-priced. I am not that into the food there and for the price would rather go somewhere else.

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          christinepierce RE: khoffdenver Apr 5, 2010 11:56 AM

          I had the worse Caesar salad here in my life. The steak (ordered med-well) was so bloody it turned my salad dressing pink! I won't be returning anytime soon.

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