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Restaurants in Theatre District????

I will be in NYC this weekend with my sisters-in-law. We are staying near 48th and 8th. Any restaurant suggestions for dinner and/or brunch?

Michele

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  1. Try Marseille (44th & 9th Ave). Excellent French food in a brasserie setting.

    1. Print in the INK48 hotel (11th Ave @48th) - be sure to check out the terrace lounge on the top floor (fabulous view). Chez Napoleon on 50th @ 9th Ave. Toloache on 50th @ 8th Ave.

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      Toloache
      251 West 50th Street, New York, NY 10019

      Chez Napoleon
      365 W 50th St, New York, NY 10019

      1. We recently ate at vice versa and it was great!

        1. try esca for upscale southern italian seafood

          1. Thanks for the help...bumping to see if I get any other recs...but these look great!

            1. 2nd Esca and Marseilles. You should also consider Toloache for Mexican and La Masseria (if interested in Italian without the seafood focus of Esca).

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              Toloache
              251 West 50th Street, New York, NY 10019

              Esca
              402 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036

              La Masseria
              235 West 48th Street, New York, NY 10036

              1. If you're into Japanese, there is a GREAT place called Hagi that has fabulous yakitori, sushi, noodles, and sake. You might have seen it on Anthony Bourdain's "No Reservations" in NYC when he goes out with a bunch of chefs. Hagi is on 49th Street and 7th Ave (I think), but be careful you don't miss it because it is underground so you have to walk down a flight of stairs. The hidden part is what makes it cool in my opinion. It is super authentic. All of the people who work there are Japanese and a lot Japanese people actually go there to eat, which tells you something. Although it's in a touristy area that I never like to visit, this place is hard to find which is what makes it fabulous. Locals definitely know about it. Note: go earlier when they open versus later, or you'll have to wait to sit.

                1. By the way, there is also a great fondue place called "Swizz" in that area. All kinds of cheese fondues (blue, cheddar, chocolate, etc) and great European beers. I went there during the winter (about three times) and it was really nice. They bring you all kinds of sides. Delicious!

                  1. Bar Room at The Modern (in the MOMA) or for more upscale The Dining Room at The Modern. Aquavit has a killer Sunday brunch smorgashbord.

                    1. Consider this another vote for Marseille, in addition if you don't mind going to 10th Avenue
                      44 X (44th street and tenth) has two great places that I think are owned by the same people. These are more creative. Marseille is more homey