Saturday night with no reservations..where do you go that doesnt blow the bank?
Heading to NYC this weekend for the first time...I have tons of restaurants on my to eat at list and reservations at Babbo and Sushi Yasuda for Thur/Fri nights but alas nothing for Saturday. Thinking about heading out for tapas (Boqueria) and then a late night slice (Artichoke or Lombardi's), but curious if anyone has any recommendations for a place my boyfriend and I could actually get a table at on Saturday.
Looking for a loud place with great food and drink to be had. Preferably not meat centric as my BF is pescetarian. Thanks!!
110 Waverly Pl, New York, NY 10011
204 E 43rd St, New York, NY 10017
Millesime is a fish/seafood-centric French brasserie. Delicious food, good service, and attractive decor. The dining room is on the second level. In the downstairs bar/lounge, there is live band music which is so LOUD, it can be heard upstairs. A quick check of OpenTable shows availability in the dining room for this Saturday. You can also eat in the lounge.
Millesime photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/11863391...
92 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016
I would actually call or email Txikito for a reservation as I find their tapas to be slightly better than Boqueria and unlike Boqueria, they take reservations. But because they're NOT on OpenTable and only started taking reservations a little while ago, it's fairly easy to get in. There's plenty of fish and shellfish dishes on the menu as well.
Additionally, Fedora only takes same day reservations so you might get lucky there. But it might be a bit too meat centric for you guys.
BTW, Lombardi's only does whole pies, not slices. For a slice joint I would recommend Joe's. Actually there's a Greenwich Village Artichoke nearby Joe's, so you could actually hit up both.
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