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Business Dinner in Union Square/Flatiron/Gramercy - short notice!

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srqbeachgirl Aug 10, 2010 08:25 AM

Help! My boss needs dinner for five at 7:00 tonight - american or continental preferred, price not really an issue. Any suggestions for these areas? Fashion industry folks. Thanks for your help!

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    RGR Aug 10, 2010 08:35 AM

    A quick check of OpenTable shows Tocqueville has a table for 5 at 7:30. You could call the restaurant directly to see if they could do 7 p.m.

    http://www.tocquevillerestaurant.com

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      gutsofsteel Aug 10, 2010 08:38 AM

      Toqueville is not right for a group of fashion industry types. Craft is much more the right vibe. And it's a very good restaurant.

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        srqbeachgirl Aug 10, 2010 08:45 AM

        I was able to get a reservation at Craftbar - Craft was a no go. Thoughts? Is Toqueville too stuffy, in your opinion?

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          gutsofsteel Aug 10, 2010 08:49 AM

          Craftbar is a fine choice.

          Yes, Toqueville is too stuffy for this purpose.

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          RGR Aug 10, 2010 08:45 AM

          That did occur to me about Tocqueville. I've not been to Craft, but you're probably right that it would be more suitable. The trick is to get a reservation for 5 people at 7 p.m. If that's not possible, what other restaurants in the stated areas do you think would work, presuming they could get a table?

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        gutsofsteel Aug 10, 2010 08:29 AM

        Craft

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          RGR Aug 10, 2010 08:40 AM

          OpenTable shows availability at Craft for 5:30 or 9:30. Of course, it's possible a call directly to the restaurant could yield a 7 p.m. reservation.

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