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Seeking: Best $50 or less--Park Slope and vicinity

famdoc Apr 9, 2012 10:23 AM

Seeking a restaurant in Park Slope or vicinity for a special occasion.
Requirements: open Mondays, liquor license (preferably with good cocktail list), $50 or less per person, fish and vegetarian-diner friendly.

Al di La tops our list, but may be ready for something completely different or new.
I know many of you are enthusiastic about Talde, but we're unwilling to wait 1-1/2 hours to get a table and he's pretty meat-centric.
Applewood is closed on Mondays.

Bring it on, hounds...

  1. v
    Vesuvius Apr 11, 2012 07:49 AM

    How about 12th St Bar and Grill? I haven't been, but am considering it for a special occasion coming up soon. Love the menu, and the reviews are consistently strong.

    1. Peter Apr 10, 2012 10:29 AM

      Don't know if they're open on Mondays but have you thought about Locanda Vini et Olii?

      1. t
        tex.s.toast Apr 9, 2012 07:36 PM

        I haven't been yet (the pains of being hitched to a shellfish allergic partner) but maybe littleneck?

        1. Miss Needle Apr 9, 2012 02:32 PM

          Perhaps Convivium Osteria or Stone Park Cafe? And Blue Ribbon has combined with Blue Ribbon Sushi so lots of fish options there.

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          1. re: Miss Needle
            BrookBoy Apr 11, 2012 09:03 AM

            + Blue Ribbon, but with the caveat that you will have to order carefully to stay within a $50 pp limit.

            Blue Ribbon Sushi moved into Blue Ribbon at the beginning of March after losing their lease next door, so the menu has changed and there may be some service glitches. If you Google BR you can see their menu and get an idea of the variety of foods they offer and the prices.

            Good luck in any event...

            1. re: BrookBoy
              Vesuvius Apr 11, 2012 09:54 AM

              I love Blue Ribbon, but if price is a concern at all it's the last restaurant in the neighborhood to come to mind. Creative ordering is never fun. Isn't the point to splurge a little anyway?

              Get a dozen oysters, the fried chicken and a bottle of wine at that $50 pp is out the window.

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