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Best Restaurants Under $30 pp (not including drinks)

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secondbecky May 2, 2012 01:09 PM

As much as I'd love to go to high end restaurants all the time, I just cannot afford it.
What are some quality "everyday" restaurants - any cuisine and any neighborhood - that you think are must-tries, but also that a couple can leave for under $60 (not including drinks and tip).

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    von_levi May 14, 2012 08:30 AM

    Coppelia is really cheap (probably under priced for NYC standards), and you can get away spending less than $30 w/drinks.

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      bookmonger May 14, 2012 08:14 AM

      If you want high end on a budget, ABC Kitchen does a 3 course prix fixe lunch on weekdays for $28 pp -- I would highly recommend making a reservation. One of my favorite meals ever and the price for the quality of food can't be beat.

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        kathryn May 2, 2012 07:42 PM

        Sorella
        Kin Shop if you order carefully

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          Pan May 2, 2012 07:19 PM

          I doubt you can do better than Tocqueville's $29 lunch prix fixe. $29.00 for three course menu (app, main, dessert) and $47.00 with a wine pairing.

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            peter j May 2, 2012 01:17 PM

            Rubirosa
            Zabb Elee
            Cafe China
            Ippudo
            Tap Room at Colicchio and Sons
            Fatty Crab
            Kefi
            Fairway Cafe
            5 Napkin Burger

            1. LeahBaila May 2, 2012 01:16 PM

              Rubirosa

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