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'special' menu Wed eves near the Village?

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css Dec 17, 2012 07:06 AM

Visiting my daughter (grad student) this Wed eve. Since its mid week thought there might be some good menus at places that might be too insanely priced on a sat night. She loves in Greenwich Village so close by is a bonus. Thanks!

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    downtownchica RE: css Dec 17, 2012 07:36 AM

    Really not sure what you're expecting as far as a "special" menu.

    There are places where you can get same-week reservations for a Wednesday that would be impossible to get same-week for a Friday, if that's all you're after.

    Based on current OpenTable availability, I recommend either Perilla or Market Table. Both are just fresh, very well done American food. I like the food slightly more at Perilla (and the service), but Market Table is a prettier space.

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      thegforceny RE: css Dec 17, 2012 08:07 AM

      We New Yorkers dine out throughout the week, so no need for restaurants to offer reduced price menus, if that's what you're asking about.

      Same menu 7 days per week. Wednesday is not seen as a particularly 'slow' evening. Similarly, not like there's some pricey Saturday Night Menu that is brought out one night per week.

      I'm sure there are exceptions somewhere, but this is not common.

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        css RE: thegforceny Dec 17, 2012 08:56 AM

        Thanks. Yes, I was hoping for a reduced price or tasting menu like I sometimes see at places on a Monday. Oh well. Finding somewhere good to eat wont be a problem, Im sure. Thanks!

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          foodwhisperer RE: thegforceny Dec 17, 2012 12:40 PM

          There are bars and restaurants i.e. Petite Abeille, has "special" nights. Such as Wednesday or Thursday is Lobster Night and they offer a good deal for lobster and beer. Each night they have something that is a special deal. Some places just do the special on beverages.
          Pig and Khao don't offer a "deal" but Mondays - Wednesdays offer a tasting menu, that is a good deal. This menu is not available on other days.
          Recette offers a special menu on the 2nd Monday of each month , but in fact more expensive than their regular tasting menu.
          That being said , I agree that New Yorkers eat out during the week and most restaurants do not offer "special" deals during the week.

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            css RE: foodwhisperer Dec 17, 2012 03:20 PM

            Thanks. Thats the kind of 'special' thing I was looking for.

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          jester99 RE: css Dec 17, 2012 08:20 AM

          no sure of any places that have "special" menus. the best bet you have for insanely priced places is to go for lunch

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            sugartoof RE: css Dec 17, 2012 06:37 PM

            As mentioned already, lunches often offer special menus.

            You can also try happy hours, where some places offer foor. Mermaid Inn comes to mind.

            Coupon deal sites are another thing to check into, but expect limitations. ScoutMob is one such site, and Yelp also offers coupons you can pre-buy.

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