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Dec 2, 2010 12:59 PM

Where to eat before seeing Wicked?

We're going to the 7pm Wicked show on 12/28 and I'm overwhelmed with the restaurant choices. I think we're probably going to want something prefix and my husband prefers food that's a little more traditional (or maybe "American" for lack of a better word). Typically he orders things like steak, pastas, chicken, burgers, sandwiches, etc. I'm leaning towards Italian or French but I'm open to pretty much anything up to about $45/pp. Any suggestions?

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  1. Marseille has steak and a burger on the menu (although I've had neither) as well as more interesting (to me) options.

    1. Marseille also has a prix fixe menu (note spelling, by the way: It means "fixed price," though interestingly enough, in France, it's just called a "menu," as opposed to "la carte," which is what WE call the menu!) at $35, and it looks damn good to me. Have a look (requires downloading a PDF):

      1. We like Thalia - less than half a block from the theater and has lost of choice, including a good burger.

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        1. re: aimeezing1

          2nd the Thalia suggestion.Ate there before seeing Wicked with my wife and mother-in-law and we all enjoyed it.Nice atmosphere,good food and a variety of choices.As mentioned they have a burger and also house made pasta and a good seafood selection.

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          1. The Palm is right aross the street. I just saw Wicked ans went to Natsumi which is next to the Palm

            Palm West
            250 West 50th Street, New York, NY 10019

            226 West 50th Street, New York, NY 10019

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            1. re: UES Mayor

              How was Natsumi? Japanese/Italian fusion place, right? I haven't heard much about it.

              226 West 50th Street, New York, NY 10019

              1. re: squid kun

                Natsumi is a Chinese restaurant with great atmosphere that has a Japanese menu. I would get something like chicken terriyaki there if I couldn't go to a real Japanese restaurant. IMHO