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Kkrupar Feb 6, 2012 12:09 PM

Okay, I'm in need of some opinions. We will be in NYC from TX on Valentine's, I've been doing some research but just can't seem to pick a place for dinner. We are running out of time to make reservations. My boyfriend is extremely picky so I think I'm safe with a Steakhouse or Italian. We thought about doing one of the harbour cruises. How does anyone feel about that?

- Any area is good
- Any price is good

  1. k
    Kkrupar Feb 6, 2012 01:51 PM

    We called and got a good reservation time at the Porterhouse. That had been one of my options and I think when you said the view of Central Park it made my mind up lol. I hope it's good!!

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    1. re: Kkrupar
      princeofpork Feb 7, 2012 05:13 AM

      You wont be dissapointed. I hope you asked for a table by the window when making the reservation. Also. The TWC is a nice place to walk around before or after. You can even get a drink in one of the other restaurants there.

      1. re: princeofpork
        k
        Kkrupar Feb 7, 2012 05:36 AM

        I did ask for a window seat but they said they aren't guaranteed. Thanks so much for your help!

    2. b
      Bkeats Feb 6, 2012 01:36 PM

      I would suggest looking at Opentable for Italian and Steakhouses and then narrowing your choice to a few names to ask about. When you say any price, that's not helpful. Dinner could be $50 or $500. WIthout knowing more about what you're able/willing to spend, the suggestions may not fit. At the high end, I see Felidia and Wolfgang's that have openings. Both are very good.

      I wold avoid the dinner harbour cruise. An old girlfriend took me on one for a b-day many years ago. Its indifferent food in a setting that feels like a wedding hall with a crowd that was at least twice my age back then (closer to the crowd now). So even though I don't know your age or food interests, I would say skip it.

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      Felidia
      243 E 58th St, New York, NY 10022

      Wolfgang's
      4 Park Ave, New York, NY 10016

      1. princeofpork Feb 6, 2012 01:32 PM

        You should make a reservation ASAP to at least have a back up. Steakhouses are great for V-Day. Porterhouse in the Time Warner Center could be real nice if you get a table overlooking Central Park.

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        Porter House New York
        10 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

        1. visciole Feb 6, 2012 01:25 PM

          My advice is to see right away if you can still get a reservation for any of the places you're considering. This is very late to make Valentine's reservations for any restaurant that is at all popular. No idea about the harbor cruises. Good luck and have fun!

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