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muskie Mar 19, 2012 08:16 AM

What do you believe are the best Pre-Fix Lunch Deals in Manhattan?

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  1. Cheeryvisage RE: muskie Mar 19, 2012 08:19 AM

    Ciano - 3 courses for $20.

    Seasonal - 3 courses for $29.

    Tocqueville - 3 courses for $29.

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    Tocqueville
    1 East 15th Street, New York, NY 10003

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

    Ciano
    45 E 22nd St, New York, NY 10010

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      coasts RE: Cheeryvisage Mar 19, 2012 07:20 PM

      Seasonal feels like such a value. each dish is really carefully put together and the desserts never feel like an afterthought. the apple strudel is amazing, but there's a pear option now that's worth trying.

    2. famdoc RE: muskie Mar 19, 2012 08:29 AM

      Le Bernardin's City Harvest Lunch--$45, with $5 donated to City Harvest
      Jean Georges--$38 for two courses.
      SHO Shaun Hergatt--$27 (2 courses), $33 (3 courses)

      I propose it's a bit hard to compare based solely upon the number of courses, because each restaurant has a different number of amuses/giveaways/petits fours. I've got to say I walked away from lunch the most full at Jean Georges, but that may only be because we shared a third plate at Del Posto (in the $29 lunch era). It seemed as if there was a steady flow of freebies from the kitchen at JG. Also, SHO is very generous with amuses/giveaways.

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      Jean Georges
      1 Central Park W, New York, NY 10023

      Le Bernardin
      155 W. 51st St., New York, NY 10019

      SHO Shaun Hergatt
      40 Broad St, New York, NY 10004

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        issey RE: famdoc Mar 19, 2012 02:38 PM

        Wow, I would love to hear more about these types of deals. Any more suggestions??

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