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Inexpensive restaurant in far west mid 40's

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sgschef Mar 3, 2011 07:51 AM

Meeting friends for dinner tonight-need to be west mid 40's if possible, They are not adventurous eaters and money is an issue. Italian or American/bistro would be great . Any help would be much appreciated.

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    michelleats Mar 3, 2011 08:04 AM

    Would Five Napkin Burger work? http://www.menupages.com/restaurants/5-napkin-burger/menu

    There is also always Carmine's, which I don't personally think has much Chow credibility, but does have a loyal following in some circles. Portions are served family sized and massive, so if you have four or five people, it works out to be very little money / person. http://www.menupages.com/restaurants/...

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    Five Napkin Burger
    2315 Broadway, New York, NY 10024

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      uniqueusername Mar 3, 2011 08:45 AM

      Puttanesca is a decent Italian, traditional, in the mid 50s on 9th. I've heard good things about Nizza too, but haven't tried it myself - that's in the right place though at I think 44th on 9th ave.

      Also second 5 Napkin Burger for american. Yum.

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      Nizza
      630 9th Avenue, New York, NY 10036

      Puttanesca
      859 9th Avenue, New York, NY 10019

      Five Napkin Burger
      630 9th Avenue, New York, NY 10036

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        ayeyaiyai Mar 3, 2011 04:11 PM

        Market Cafe.

        marketcafenyc.com

        1. loratliff Mar 3, 2011 04:25 PM

          Don't know if this is too late, but Empanada Mama. Very cheap, good atmosphere and enough things to satisfy the non-adventurous sort.

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          Empanada Mama
          763 9th Ave, New York, NY 10019

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            coasts Mar 3, 2011 05:09 PM

            I've only been to Empanada Mama twice, but both times I felt that the food was way too greasy.

            I like Delta Grill for NOLA style food and El Deportivo for puerto rican food.

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            Delta Grill
            700 9th Ave, New York, NY 10036

            Empanada Mama
            763 9th Ave, New York, NY 10019

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