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Aug 10, 2011 11:38 AM

Need a decent place for a quick meal at South Street Seaport

Hi -- Although I try to avoid the Sourth Street Seaport area as much as possible, I am taking a boat ride this evening from the pier and need somewhere to grab a quick dinner ahead of time. Any type of cuisine/price/atmosphere is fine -- just want somewhere decent to eat and not a nasty tourist trap. Thanks!

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  1. Bridge Cafe is always nice, solid New American eats - old-school joint tucked away under the bridge. One of the oldest buildings in Manhattan, FWIW.
    Also fond of Made Fresh Daily for lighter fare - really quaint, lively little place. Only open until 5:30, but if you can make it in time you can grab some things to go and go eat on the pier & look at the boats.
    SUteiSHI is fine for sushi, nothing fancy.
    Barbarini Alimentari for decent Italian, nice outdoor seating in back.

    24 Peck Slip, New York, NY 10038

    Barbarini Alimentari
    225 Front Street, New York, NY 10038

    Bridge Cafe
    279 Water St, New York, NY 10038

    Made Fresh Daily
    226 Front St, New York, NY 10038

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    1. re: sgordon

      I enjoyed the "Angelfish" sushi roll at SUteiSHI. It's white tuna and mango. Really loved how they used mango. It was brilliant.

    2. I second Bridge Cafe.

      Bridge Cafe
      279 Water St, New York, NY 10038

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      1. re: LouisM

        Bridge Cafe is awesome, and all the better if you run into Gallus Mag's ghost.