HOME > Chowhound > Manhattan >
Brewing beer, curing meat, or making cheese? Tell us about it

Help with this scenario?

LibbyM Jul 9, 2011 06:00 PM

I have a few precious nights in NYC before my husband and 10-year-old son join me. I'm seeing Book of Mormon on a Friday night and want to have a late solo dinner somewhere between the theater and where I'm staying at 101st & Riverside.
I'm up for almost anything but it should be somewhere where a solo diner can be comfortable. I'd prefer a lively atmosphere and not somewhere stuffy/quiet.
thanks for any tips!

  1. boredough Jul 10, 2011 12:21 AM

    GastroArte (formerly Graffit) on 69th just east of Broadway - have tapas at the bar.

    141 W 69th St, New York, NY 10023

    1. s
      serious Jul 10, 2011 03:34 AM

      My choice would be same neighborhood, Broadway at 64th, Fiorello's. You can usually get a spot at the bar which faces an amazing selection of antipasti.

      Cafe Fiorello
      1900 Broadway, New York, NY 10023

      1 Reply
      1. re: serious
        Barcelonian Jul 12, 2011 01:33 PM

        I'd recommend Boulud Sud over Fiorello's, but that's just me...

        Boulud Sud
        20 W 64th St, New York, NY 10023

      2. y
        yebo Jul 10, 2011 04:18 AM

        Price point? You'll get the most responses if you let us know how much, per person, for food - excluding drinks and lthe almost 27% that needs figuring for tax and tip.

        1 Reply
        1. re: yebo
          LibbyM Jul 10, 2011 01:04 PM

          yes, thanks for reminder -- happy to spend $100 or more.

        Show Hidden Posts