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batgirl284 Jun 11, 2012 06:40 AM

I need help finding a restaurant on the UES. I used to walk past it from time to time. It was on a cross street. It had a very 'neighborhoody' look. It looked like it had been there for forever. Because it was on a cross street, it seemed like only ppl who knew the area well would eat there. I think it's in the late 70s or early 80s, somewhere between 1st ave and Lexington. South side of street. Close to what would be west side of avenue and not too far in from the avenue. Green outside. Maybe Italian??? Any ell would be appreciated.

Thanks!

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    EBT RE: batgirl284 Jun 11, 2012 07:08 AM

    Nica Trattoria? Italian. cash only. 84th & 1st. pretty sure it has a green awning.

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      batgirl284 RE: EBT Jun 11, 2012 12:23 PM

      Unfortunately there isn't an awning on the bldg

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        EBT RE: batgirl284 Jul 18, 2012 08:36 AM

        Batgirl, I walked by the other night and Nica has a green & white striped awning. Did you ever figure out what restaurant you were looking for?

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          batgirl284 RE: EBT Jul 18, 2012 09:00 AM

          EBT - I didn't BUT i yelped it and this is it!!! can't wait to try it.

          Thanks!!!!

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      jerico RE: batgirl284 Jun 11, 2012 01:32 PM

      Antonucci maybe? That's 81 between 3rd and Lex, south side, just off western edge of 3rd. I've never been but it seems to fit your description.

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