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Looking for good food, not too stuffy, midtown/uptown restaurant for special occassion/bday lunch.

We've already done Le Bernadin, Eleven Madison Park, Modern...

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  1. Jean Georges

    1. La Grenouille (a little stuffy, but it's an interesting scene to be sure).

      1. Is the NoMad too south?

        1. Since you are going to a stuffy part of town and you have mentioned 3 stuffy restaurants. The two choices listed below, Jean Georges and La Grenouille are perfect choices, and yes they are stuffy too, but hey, it is a special occasion.

          1. Marea- not stuffy (compared to the others)- park view and delicious.

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            1. re: roze

              I agree on Marea.