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Sunday dinner 10 people (3 are 5 and under) UES or UWS@5:30 suggestions?

rolise Jul 6, 2013 10:14 AM

Family dinner for my dh birthday. My BIL and SIL are coming with their 3 kids, ages 5, 3 and 1. We have a 12 yo who is adventurous eater. Plus my MIL and other SIL. Dh works around Madison and 90th so we are looking to stay around there or the west side as my BIL and family is coming in from NJ. Looking for suggestions. And I am on a low glycemic diet so no pasta. I need to eat veggies and lean meat. DH is low sodium diet.

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    trav RE: rolise Jul 6, 2013 12:28 PM

    Atlantic Grill on either Third Ave between 76-77th or Atlantic Grill on W. 64th across from Lincoln Center. Eastside has outdoor space which could be better with young children. Check the menu and see what you think.

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      arepo RE: rolise Jul 6, 2013 08:20 PM

      Trav stole the very words from my mouth. Atlantic Grill.
      Another possibility is The Smith.

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        City Kid RE: rolise Jul 7, 2013 04:54 AM

        Sister restaurant to Atlantic Gill, Ocean Grill (on Columbus in back of Natural History) would also be a good choice. Very comfortable and friendly with good food and accommodating service. If you decide on Atlantic Grill the one on the West Side seems to absorb large parties better and feel less cramped and noisy.

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          rolise RE: rolise Jul 7, 2013 06:45 AM

          Thanks. I will keep these in mind for the future. The decision was made without my input to go to Pisticci, which I like except I can;t eat the pasta which is my favorite, but we have had the kids there before and I am sitting on the other end of the table is all I have to say. I like Pisticci for adults only.

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