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best "boozy" lunch

lenox Aug 24, 2010 10:15 PM

hi all.... am taking a day off work for my birtdhay and want to celebrate with a boozy lunch. what is the best restaurant in your opinion to achieve that...???


  1. princeofpork Aug 25, 2010 12:14 PM

    Central Park Boathouse. Sit on the deck on a sunny day at lunch, order the crab cakes and a nice bottle of Chardonay and kick back and relax. Then stumble out of there and have a pedicab take you home.

    Central Park Boathouse
    Central Park East Drive E 72nd St, New York, NY 10021

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      Blumie Aug 25, 2010 08:31 AM

      Le Zie is a good moderately priced option with a moderately priced wine list. It's not what I think of as a "boozy" place -- although they do have a great, funky little bar area -- but it's a nice place for a leisurely lunch.

      Le Zie
      172 7th Ave, New York, NY 10011

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        lenox Aug 25, 2010 04:51 AM

        budget is flexible, but we wouldnt would anything too fancy of formal. food could be french or italian - but again not formal, by "boozy" i should have said lots of great wine. just looking for a long leisurely fun lunch to celebrate a birthday with wonderful wines and good food.

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        1. re: lenox
          gutsofsteel Aug 25, 2010 04:57 AM

          I really like Lupa at lunchtime....good Italian food and terrific wine list.

          170 Thompson Street, New York, NY 10012

          1. re: lenox
            apples Aug 25, 2010 10:03 AM

            Da Silvano or Bar Pitti are both fun to lounge away a summer afternoon.

            Bar Pitti
            268 6th Ave, New York, NY 10014

            Da Silvano
            260 6th Ave, New York, NY 10014

          2. g
            gutsofsteel Aug 25, 2010 02:11 AM

            budget? type of booze? type of food?

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