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Jul 10, 2012 12:20 PM

Where can we go on a Friday night around 10 p.m., no reservation, around 28th and 6th?

My daughter and I are flying into JFK around 6:30 p.m. on the 20th and checking into the Hotel Indigo. We will be hungry but I don't want to make a reservation anywhere in case our flight is delayed. Is there anywhere casual in the area where we can get a light meal around 10 p.m. without waiting for an hour or more?

I made reservations the following night for Millesime. My daughter, 24, is moving to the Flatiron area from Ft. Laud next month and I want to take her somewhere in her new neighborhood that isn't crazy expensive, but good. Is this a good choice? We both like seafood (we actually both like ALL food).

Thanks in advance.

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  1. John Dory Oyster Bar

    1. can you give a little more context for "isnt crazy expensive" - people have very differnt views on what a reasonable amount of money to spend on a meal can be, and it would help target peoples responses to give either a total dollar amount you are willing to spend or the prices of entrees you're looking for.

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      1. re: tex.s.toast

        @ tex - The price of an entree is between $20-$30 or less.
        @ LB - I like the sound of John Dory. Is it in the ACE? Will we get in?


        1. re: tlubow

          i like John Dory a lot, but on a Friday night you are likely to have a serious wait, even at 10pm...(i went there recently on a Saturday around that time or slightly earlier and was told it's 45 minute wait)...but could be fine if you don't mind having a drink at the bar first and aren't totally famished...

          A totally different option might Korean BBQ at Don's Bogam (32nd St, btw 5th and Madison), a rare K-town place that has decent wine by the glass...

          Or perhaps some French bistro food at an outdoor table at Le Singe Vert (7th Ave near 20th St)...

          1. re: Simon

            Second the recs for Don's and Le Singe Vert, as well...

      2. Reservations are cancelable.

        1. Shake Shack is pretty close by in Madison Square Park. It's not sit down, but it's excellent.

          If you want seafood, Korea Town is a few blocks north -- 32nd between 6th and 5th has a ton of Korean restaurants.

          1. just do a casual dinner at izumi sushi on 28th