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Helen71 Oct 20, 2010 06:53 PM

Last minute help.... I'm looking for a nice restaurant for two in the Chelsea area, where two people can sit and talk close together, for Thursday night. My guest isn't a fan of Asian or Indian cuisine; anything else fine. Thanks so much!

  1. 280 Ninth Oct 20, 2010 07:19 PM

    Lots of possibilities, among them Klee Brasserie, Blossom (if you like vegetarian), Trestle on Tenth, Suenos (pan-Latin), La Luncheonette, Gascogne....that should be enough to get yu started.

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    Trestle on Tenth
    242 Tenth Avenue, New York, NY 10001

    Suenos
    311 West 17th Street, New York, NY 10011

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      boredough Oct 27, 2010 07:01 PM

      I thinik La Luncheonette is closed.....sadly

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        Blumie Oct 28, 2010 01:04 PM

        I am not aware that La Lunchonette (note the correct spelling) is closed. Neither menupages nor Zagat -- both of which are pretty good about keeping on top of these things -- shows it as closed. I just tried to call and got a message indicating that they are open for lunch and dinner every day and offering the opportunity to leave a message to reserve a table.

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        La Lunchonette
        130 10th Ave, New York, NY 10011

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      yippee1999 Oct 21, 2010 09:11 AM

      I second Blossom if you're willing to do vegetarian (although....I thought it was vegan? but maybe I'm wrong..). Either way Blossom food is awesome and nice somewhat romantic ambiance...

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        michelleats Oct 27, 2010 10:13 PM

        I don't know what the reservation situation is like post Michelin star, but Del Posto may be a good bet. Pre-MIchelin star, this was a good restaurant to go to for an intimate meal.

        Another possibility is Gascogne. The food is hit or miss, but the atmosphere is absolutely charming.

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        Del Posto
        85 10th Avenue, New York, NY 10011

        Gascogne
        158 8th Ave, New York, NY 10011

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          Elizabeth E. Oct 28, 2010 04:59 AM

          Another possibility is Sagaponock Grill (22nd off Fifth). The tables in the back, away from the bar, or upstairs on the mezzanine are good for quiet conversation.
          http://www.sagaponacknyc.com/

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