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Best business lunch spot in Manhattan for pescetarian?

murphlaw152 Nov 15, 2012 03:23 PM

Taking a very important client out to lunch on a weekday and would like some recommendations for excellent seafood places. A few of the places I had in mind are only open for dinner. I also tried to get a reservation at Le Bernardin to take advantage of their lunch prix fixe menu, but of course I couldn't get a reservation with only a week's notice.

My budget isn't necessarily up there with Per Se or anything, but I am willing to spend $100 per person including drinks.

  1. Motosport Nov 16, 2012 09:16 AM

    Ethos has excellent fish and is not off the charts expensive.

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      pravit Nov 15, 2012 06:06 PM


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        arepo Nov 16, 2012 05:59 AM

        3 for Marea
        Request a more private area. I do, and get it.

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          bronwen Nov 16, 2012 08:55 AM

          Old standby - Oyster Bar in Grand Central (though that's not up there with Le Bernadin etc.)

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        barberinibee Nov 15, 2012 05:28 PM

        Never been to Marea, but I think table spacing and seating comfort at Oceana is good for business discussions. You can probably find pictures of the restaurant interiors online, and the menus.

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          alepenazzi Nov 15, 2012 05:05 PM


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            Scott_C Nov 15, 2012 03:39 PM

            Try Marea.

            You should also consider the lounge at Le Bernardin which serves the full menu. You'd be able to get a table without a wait. Jackets are also not required in the lounge.

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              thegforceny Nov 15, 2012 03:29 PM

              The Modern


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                thegforceny Nov 16, 2012 09:49 AM

                Forgot Estiatorio Milos.

                Good for simply prepared grilled fish. Crazy expensive, Power Lunch scene.

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                  Motosport Nov 16, 2012 10:42 AM

                  Excellent but it is crazy expensive.

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