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need union square restaurant with elder parents

taking my 80'ish parents to the holiday market. would like to take them for a nice meal...nothing over the top or high end cooking - wasted on them. they like simple and straightforward and appreciate good quality. fish is a plus for my dad (or chicken). here's the deal...it needs to be relatively closeby - they will already have done a lot of walking (for them) and it can't be LOUD. my dad cannot hear when there's a lot of music or general din. suggestions please? i was thinking about the italian choice ...can't remember the name - on university place. i want to make a reservation because this will be the day after tgiving and i'm guessing it will be busy.

thanks.

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  1. Union Square Cafe might work...

    1. Sagaponack Bar & Grill is five or six blocks from the NW corner of Union Square. Tables in the back away from the bar and on the mezzanine are quiet. I've eaten there several times and enjoyed it every time.

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      Sagaponack Bar & Grill
      4 W 22nd St, New York, NY 10010

      1. I second Union Square. My wife and I have been there numerous times and find it very nice.

        1. I agree with Union Square Cafe. Simple high-quality food, not too loud, great service.

          1. If Union Square Cafe is too expensive or you can't get a reservation, a place on University and 11th Street called Jack's might work--simple food, no pretension, nice ambiance...and not expensive. It's not high-level but given what you described, could be a good alternative.