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cbnie Feb 29, 2012 07:46 AM

Eight women staying at Empire Hotel and seeing How to Suceed at Hirschfield Theater W. 45th on a Friday night. Good place for dinner?

  1. Cheeryvisage Mar 1, 2012 12:26 PM

    My go-to's are Toloache and Tattoria Trecolori.

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    Toloache
    251 West 50th Street, New York, NY 10019

    Trattoria Trecolori
    254 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036

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      Chuck Lawrence Mar 1, 2012 12:14 PM

      Uncle Nick's on Ninth Ave for Greek. Casual, not much atmosphere, but the food is fresh and tasty. The vegetarians will be happy with the various dips and salads, and all the grilled meats and fish are good. The flaming cheese appetizer is always a hit. Reasonable prices. I'd call ahead re: party of eight.

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      Uncle Nick's
      747 9th Ave, New York, NY 10019

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        RCC Feb 29, 2012 11:57 AM

        If you crave good French food, go to La Silhouette.

        http://la-silhouettenyc.com/

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

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          wysguymd Mar 1, 2012 06:03 AM

          I've had a nice dinner at Becco before a show in that area. Definitely need a reservation!

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          Becco
          355 West 46th Street, New York, NY 10010

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          thegforceny Feb 29, 2012 10:07 AM

          There are literally HUNDREDS of restaurants along that way. In order to receive help of any relevance, please provide more details.

          When will this be? (1 month from now or THIS Friday)
          What do you want to spend? Remember to include tax and tip. Is this amount with or without drinks?
          What cuisines do you like/dislike? (9th Avenue has virtually any ethnicity of food you can imagine - most quite casual)
          What age group?

          See what I mean?

          You can also start by searching (see box top right corner) for "LINCOLN CENTER" or THEATER or TIMES SQUARE. See what comes up of interest, then post a list of those soliciting comments.

          Enjoy NYC!

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            cbnie Feb 29, 2012 10:47 AM

            Thanks, so helpful. We are fifty-something, not much of a drinking group, some vegetarians. Going March 30th. Marseille was a big hit last time; they liked the food and the price point. I was thinking of Middle Eastern/Greek for the vegetarians. Can eight people do a walk-in?

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            Marseille
            630 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10036

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              thegforceny Feb 29, 2012 11:06 AM

              Just as virtually everyone above has said, 8 as a walk-in pre-theater? Um, no.

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            H Manning Feb 29, 2012 09:50 AM

            Esca and DB Bistro Moderne are close to your theater. There are lots of options though so let us know if you have any preferences for cuisine, budget, etc.

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            DB Bistro Moderne
            55 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036

            Esca
            402 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036

            1. Motosport Feb 29, 2012 08:00 AM

              There are many good place on 9th AVe between 42 ST and Lincoln Ctr.

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                cbnie Feb 29, 2012 09:44 AM

                Do you think we could just walk in with 8 and be seated? I thought I ought to make reservations.

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                  valerie Feb 29, 2012 10:12 AM

                  Make a reservation.

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                    Motosport Feb 29, 2012 10:18 AM

                    Definitely make a reservation for 8 people.

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