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Hi, i am celebrating my 22nd Birthday. I am looking for a nice not overly expensive restaurant in NYC. Any ideas?

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  1. Before 17 people jump down your throat, your question is much too broad. First, type of cuisine, then definition of "expensive," some description of atmosphere desired, and a preferred neighborhood might be good as well. Not to bust your chops, but without some narrowing, your question will have 2000 answers.

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    1. re: strangemd

      Thanks! I really just wanna be in the Manhattan, alot of people have been telling me about city island.. I really would like some place with good seafood, but has a menu for those who don't want seafood. My definition of expensive is around $ 30 for a complete meal.. BTW thanks for the heads up!

      1. re: Thompson04

        Are you celebrating with any other people? How large is your party?

        When is your birthday/when would you like to have this celebratory meal?

        Does that $30 per person include tax and tip (and any wine/cocktails/beer)?

        When you say seafood, do you mean fish? Lobster, crab, mussels, clams?

        1. re: kathryn

          Yall are the real deal on here.. lol its going to be a party of about 10-12 My Birthday is on May 4th which is when the party will be.. We aren't drinking at the restaurant we r dong that after dinner at a bar.. I want some stuffed shrimp.. that is my only desire is stuffed shrimp, no one else is picky about where we go. $30 per person is for dinner only..

          1. re: Thompson04

            Start a new thread specifically looking for stuffed shrimp in manhattan. You'll get a better response.

        2. re: Thompson04

          City Island is in the Bronx, so you should post on the Outer Boroughs board. Oh, and BTW it is gross and all the seafood is frozen and fried. But it's probably one of the only places you'll still find "stuffed shrimp." In NYC. In 2012.

          There are THOUSANDS of restaurants in Manhattan, you really need to provide as many details as possible in order to get results that suit how you best wish to celebrate your special day.

          EDIT: I think I found stuffed shrimp! "Shrimp Imperial" (Never been to the place, just not my style.)
          http://www.citycrabnyc.com/pdf/city_c...