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mattbardi Mar 14, 2011 02:05 PM

Any romantic spots downtown for dinner. Nothing too fancy, just a casual but romantic spot for 2nd date. And of course inexpensive! :)

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    gutsofsteel RE: mattbardi Mar 14, 2011 02:15 PM

    What does "inexpensive" mean for you, including tax, tip and drinks?

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      mattbardi RE: gutsofsteel Mar 14, 2011 02:19 PM

      Just the food itself.

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      bklynsausage RE: mattbardi Mar 14, 2011 02:30 PM

      Inexpensive and downtown can mean a lot of things... IS not above Union Square Downtown? and is 20-25 for main courses inexpensive?

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        mattbardi RE: mattbardi Mar 14, 2011 02:40 PM

        Probably from Union Square down, and around 15-20 for an entree I guess would be inexpensive.

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          gutsofsteel RE: mattbardi Mar 14, 2011 02:46 PM

          What is your budget for the whole meal, everything included?

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            mattbardi RE: gutsofsteel Mar 14, 2011 02:53 PM

            I guess I would say around 60?

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            bklynsausage RE: mattbardi Mar 14, 2011 04:07 PM

            OK, Crispo on 14th street, If you ask to be seated in the back it is very romantic and the food is excellent. Three of cups on First Ave. & 5th St. Very nice place great food very inexpensive.

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            Crispo
            240 W 14th St, New York, NY 10011

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            sarahe1 RE: mattbardi Mar 14, 2011 03:18 PM

            I'm a big fan of Max in the east village. Great Italian American food, bustling but definitely dark enough to be romantic and quite inexpensive. The lasagna is especially to die for. If a guy took me there, I would definitely go out with him again! ;)

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            Max
            51 Avenue B, New York, NY 10009

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              niia RE: sarahe1 Mar 14, 2011 07:17 PM

              How about Market Table on Carmine Street? Nice, neighborhood spot with reasonable prices. Has a hip, yet friendly and familiar feel. Very good food in the farm-to-table style.

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              Market Table
              54 Carmine Street, New York, NY 10014

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              LBNJNY RE: mattbardi Mar 15, 2011 08:32 AM

              Alta is a nice choice.

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