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Oct 8, 2011 07:51 AM

Dining Suggestions

Will be staying at the Greenwich Hotel and want to narrow down myriad choices for dinner in that area on a Friday and Saturday night, also an interesting lunch suggestion for Saturday. Am willing to make reservations beforehand for something really good. Have looked at the boards and can't decide between Locande Verde, Nobu, Annissa or Il Buco among others. It is for a special occassion so I am not going to be too concerned about pricing. Also like all types of cusines so different suggestions are appreciated. Thanks.

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  1. When is your trip? Why did you choose those restaurants?

    For the four restaurants you listed, you'll definitely need reservations in advance, especially on a weekend night. It's a special occasion, so I'd book as soon as you can, especially if you're coming soon.

    Some popular special occasion restaurants here book up 3-4 weeks in advance.

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    1. re: kathryn

      We will be there Nov 18 - 20 so I am within the window of making reservations which I will do via Open Table or AMEX Platinum.
      I chose these particular restaurants from various reviews as well as Chowhound suggestions because they got good reviews for both food and ambience.
      My biggest issue is that I am not familiar with the area surrounding the Greenwich Hotel, so I was hoping to get suggestions close to the hotel as well as a memorable dining experience.
      Thank you Kathyrn for responding to my post. I have read many of your posts on CH and you always have great insights. Maybe I should pose a more simple questions and ask you...if it were your birthday, where would you like to go for a wonderful dinner within the area of the Greenwich Hotel? Thanks so much.

      1. re: snowcone

        Is there a reason the restaurant must be in the area near your hotel?

        I have not been to any of the four you list, but the only one that says "special occasion" to me is Annisa. (It's the only one that's on my "go to" list.)

        1. re: snowcone

          As RGR says, are you willing to consider areas not near your hotel? Other neighborhoods can provide a glimpse into the variety and diversity of NYC....

          Even if price is not a concern, what factors will influence your decision? Cuisine? Atmosphere? What about noise level/boisterousness?

          For example, I love Locanda Verde, but it's on the loud side, and not super-romantic.

          Locanda Verde
          377 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10013