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1990s Investment Banker Chic Restaurant?

We are looking for a restaurant that is similar to a steakhouse, but accommodates vegetarians and pescatarians, moderately priced, low corkage fees for big Californian wines, good for foodies and people who think that restaurants are a waste because they cook better than most restaurants (which they don't), and can take a reservation for 8 at 8 on a Saturday. This is also a group that includes people who enjoy an early 1990s investment banker aesthetic, meaning pastel napkins, granite topped bars, and unobtrusive Muzack piped in the background. Please help.

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  1. I dunno, investment bankers back then ate red meat. I lived near Smith & Wollensky's for a while, and during a modest meal I recall 3 guys about 30 tearing through thick porterhouses, and were on their 3rd bottle of Petrus, which were about $2500 a copy then. They clearly left the 2 empties on the table for effect. I was out-ordered.

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    Smith & Wollensky
    797 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10022

    1. Maybe try the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel? That's where retired Wall Street stock broker Lemuel Benedict supposedly invented the recipe for eggs benedict. I'm not sure if it will fall into your price range, but I think it will definitely have the feel. Bull and Bear is the name of the steakhouse there.

      http://www.waldorfnewyork.com/pdfs/Bu...

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      Bull and Bear
      301 Park Ave, New York, NY 10022

      1. Bobby Van's, The Post House,

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        Post House
        28 E 63rd St, New York, NY 10021

        1. quality meats may be perfect for this occasion.