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Looking for a good quality not break the bank meal near the TIme Warner Center

I will be doing some returns at the TWC and am looking for a noce place to have some dinner. The places in the TWC are out of my budget for this meal. I am willing to go downtown or east but no further west or uptown.
Cost wise looking at around $125 for 2 of us with a drink or 2.
We eat all cuisines and are fine sitting at the bar or a table. This will be on Thursday around 6PM so I dont hink I should have a problem getting a table.

THanks in advance

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  1. La Silhouette has a three course pre theater menu for $48. Other suggestions near TWC which are much more casual:

    Yakitori Totto
    Katsu Hama
    Menchanko Tei

    I haven't tried Totto Ramen or Danji yet but have heard good things about them.

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    Yakitori Totto
    251 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019

    Menchanko-Tei
    43 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019

    Katsu-Hama
    43 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019

    La Silhouette
    362 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019

    1. Sugiyama.
      Sapphire for above-average Indian.
      BLT Market.

      Would Marea let you have a glass of wine and a few apps at the bar?

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      Sapphire
      1845 Broadway, New York, NY 10023

      BLT Market
      1430 6th Ave, New York, NY 10019

      Sugiyama
      251 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019

      Marea
      240 Central Park South, New York, NY 10019

      1. Walk south to Danji?

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        Danji
        346 W 52nd St, New York, NY 10019

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        1. re: kathryn

          Danji - well worth the 6 block walk... although, i the the 30 minute waits for a table...

        2. Seasonal also does a $27 3-course prix-fixe.

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          Seasonal
          132 West 58th Street, New York, NY 10019

          1. If you are open to light fare (soups, sandwiches, quiches) in a casual but "classy" atmosphere, you can eat at a Thomas Keller spot in the TWC for way below your price limit. The Bouchon Bakery is an excellent place for light fare and desserts. They don't have a full bar, but have some nice wine and beer selections.

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            Bouchon Bakery
            10 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019