Last Minute Reservations this Friday and Saturday, suggestions please!
We have some guests coming in this weekend from Dallas, and we need to get a reservation for a party of four for both Friday and Saturday night.
They've been to NYC several times, and are pretty familiar with the culinary scene. I've really been wanting to try ABC Kitchen, and now also ABC Cocina, but getting a reservation is hopeless!
Below is the criteria for restaurants that would fit the bill:
1) Upscale but not stuffy or too formal (upscale casual?)
2) Energetic but relaxed (as in we could talk to one another)
3) Upbeat but not trendy
4) Local crowds
5) Ala carte - no prix fixe menus
6) Lighter fare - nothing too heavy
7) Anywhere between Midtown and the Village, or the Upper East Side
Places they've liked in the past: Public, Perry Street, Waverly Inn, Annisa, Minetta Tavern, La Bilboquette, etc.
Thank you, chowhound friends!
Le Philosophe shows only 10:15 for Friday night for 4 people, 10:30pm for Saturday night.
Louro has 8:30pm on Friday, I'd grab that ASAP. They only have 6:30pm on Saturday night.
The Marrow has 5:15 and 10:30 on Friday, and only 10:30 on Saturday.
Il Buco only has 11pm for either Friday or Saturday.
Perla does not appear to have any tables left for 4 on Friday or Saturday.