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Saturday Lunch--Celebratory, but not Formal

DaisyM Nov 3, 2011 07:15 AM

Any suggestions for a lovely lunch for 4 on a Saturday. Gramercy Tavern would have been great, but they don't take reservations. Cost isn't the issue, but it should be more comfortable as opposed to formal. Not a tasting menu. Quiet enough for an easy conversation. Thank you.

Gramercy Tavern
42 E 20th St, New York, NY 10003

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    Riverman500 RE: DaisyM Nov 3, 2011 07:26 AM

    Lincoln - request the front room facing Avery Fisher Hall. Also Ai Fiori.

    142 W 65th St, New York, NY 10023

    Ai Fiori
    400 5th Ave, New York, NY 10018

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      RGR RE: DaisyM Nov 3, 2011 09:22 AM

      Tocqueville is one of our favorites and would, imo, be perfect for this celebratory lunch. The cuisine is superb, there's a very good wine list, service is friendly and attentive, it's quiet, and the elegant dining room is one of the most beautiful in the city.

      Btw, though I like the Tavern Room at Gramercy Tavern (which, as you say, does not take reservations), it seems too informal for a celebratory meal. But, of course, that's just my view.

      Tocqueville photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/11863391...


      1 East 15th Street, New York, NY 10003

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