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Suggestion for good restaurant near Lincoln Center

enp123 Aug 15, 2010 05:35 PM

Any ideas for good food. nothing super elaborate, ethnic ok? thx

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    gutsofsteel Aug 15, 2010 05:44 PM

    Bar Boulud

    Bar Boulud
    1900 Broadway, New York, NY 10023

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      peterlugerfan Aug 16, 2010 10:58 AM

      Yes to this. Also PJ Clarkes for great burgers, salads etc. Another is Bistro Cassis on Col near 70th

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        Striver Oct 29, 2010 10:50 AM

        Ditto for Bar Boulud, especially the charcuterie "degustation" (platter of assorted house-made charcuterie plus a "rack" sampler of hors d'ouevres) - fun to eat and very tasty.

        Bar Boulud
        1900 Broadway, New York, NY 10023

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        Pelecat Aug 15, 2010 06:00 PM

        Josephina, just across the street. They used to have a reasonable prix-fixe and they'll get you out in time for the the curtain without feeling rushed

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          goodhealthgourmet Aug 15, 2010 11:02 PM

          +1 for Josephina.

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            Jane A. Oct 28, 2010 05:30 AM

            +1 for Josephina. It's our go-to before Linc Cntr. Prix Fixe is $35 (unless it's up a bit from the past couple of years). They're used to getting everyone out on time.

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          RGR Aug 15, 2010 09:46 PM

          We thoroughly enjoyed our meal at Ed's Chowder House. Delicious food, excellent service, and very pleasant ambiance.

          Ed's Chowder House photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/11863391@N03/sets/72157624394517790/


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            MMRuth Aug 16, 2010 04:02 AM

            They have some good cocktails too - I had something with elderflower syrup and champagne, and my friend really enjoyed her Manhattan. I had the Manhattan clam chowder there another time, but thought it was a bit on the lifeless side.

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              RGR Aug 16, 2010 09:35 AM

              That's too bad about the Manhattan clam chowder. There's a superior version at Oceana. You can see it here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/11863391@N03/sets/72157624127309526/


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            thndrstm Oct 28, 2010 02:37 AM

            Compass restaurant on 70th is excellent and has a $35 prix fix menu thats a bargain.

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              SRG Oct 28, 2010 07:33 AM

              Atlantic Grill in the old O'Neals space is good.

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                Jane A. Oct 28, 2010 10:04 AM

                Thanks SRG for this info.

              2. boredough Oct 28, 2010 02:02 PM

                Rosa Mexicano - love their Sangria & guacamole; have enjoyed everything else I've had there.

                Rosa Mexicano
                61 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY 10023

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                  madgreek99 Oct 29, 2010 09:06 AM

                  Not exactly at Lincoln Center, but fairly close by is Dovetail. Good food. Not too fancy. Reasonably priced. Their Sunday Supper is a very good value.

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                    XerxesAB Oct 29, 2010 11:13 AM

                    I thought I'd add in Salumeria Rosi which is on Amsterdam near 73rd. Great selection of meats and cheeses, and then there are small plates to share which is always fun. The food is good and the prices are reasonable. It's a small-ish place so I'd recommend a reservation.

                    Salumeria Rosi
                    283 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10023

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                      MMRuth Oct 29, 2010 06:24 PM

                      Yes, I've enjoyed the many meals I've had there. Nice selection of wines by the glass as well.

                    2. steve h. Oct 29, 2010 07:52 PM

                      A Voce (Columbus Circle) is pretty good. Telepan, too.

                      72 W. 69th Street, New York, NY 10023

                      A Voce
                      10 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

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