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Casual lunch near 66th st, west side

michelep Apr 30, 2013 04:14 PM

Going to be in NYC for a TV show taping. Looking for a casual place for lunch in the area.
Thinking maybe thin crust pizza/salad with a glass wine.
Trying to stay 20pp before tax/tip
Can be south of 66th st as far down as 50th st.
There will be 2 or 3 people

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    alc May 1, 2013 05:22 PM

    If you are willing to go a few blocks north you could have pizza at Patsy's on 74th between Colubmus and Central Park West.

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      Alan Henderson May 1, 2013 03:25 PM

      Pizza Arte on 55th between 5th and 6th or Don Antonio on 50th between 8th and 9th both have Neapolitan pizza (prefer the pizza at DA), with a Margherita and a glass of wine you'll be looking a little closer to 26-28 PP.

      1. Edwardrae May 1, 2013 11:13 AM

        Landmarc and Bouchon Bakery at the Time Warner Center. Le Pain Quotidien or Cafe Luxembourg is on West 70th Street. Rosa Mexicano on West 62nd. Sapphire for Indian

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        1. re: Edwardrae
          JoanN May 1, 2013 11:53 AM

          Except for Bouchon Bakery and Le Pain Quotidien, it's not easy to keep it to $20/pp at the rest of these places, especially with a glass of wine. Same with Salumeria Rossi.

          1. re: JoanN
            Edwardrae May 2, 2013 04:16 AM

            Yes, quite right! Even with a large water it may prove difficult to stay within $20. Sorry

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          trav May 1, 2013 10:59 AM

          The Smith right across the street from Lincoln Center and you can sit outside. If you really want pizza, share a large pizza at Fiorellos and again sit outside. It is right next door to The Smith.

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            darren425 May 1, 2013 09:32 AM

            Try American Table in the lobby of Alice Tully Hall.

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              dyrewolf May 1, 2013 09:16 AM

              Gina La Fornanina (72nd/Amsterdam)
              Salumeria Rossi (72nd/Amsterdam)

              Osteria Cotta (Columbus 84th/85th) - better than the above but farther from 66th..

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              1. re: dyrewolf
                plf515 May 1, 2013 01:02 PM

                Salumeria Rossi is excellent, but it could easily go over that budget.

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                  Pan May 2, 2013 01:53 AM

                  I think it would be very difficult for it not to. And it's actually Rosi, in case anyone's doing a search.

                2. re: dyrewolf
                  foodyum May 1, 2013 01:15 PM

                  Gina La Forn is a great low cost suggestion with sidewalk dining. I like their pizza also.

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                  kathryn Apr 30, 2013 04:30 PM

                  Weekday or weekend?

                  Price range? What's your budget before tax, tip, any wine/drinks?

                  Preferred cuisines?

                  Number of people in your party?

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                  1. re: kathryn
                    michelep Apr 30, 2013 05:49 PM

                    I just edited my original question so it will be easier to answer. Thanks!

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