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Sunday bday dinner before 8pm show at Lincoln Center.

muushupork Jul 17, 2013 06:33 AM

For myself and my fiance. Can't spend more than $100 pp all inclusive. Need to have some seafood options for fiance as she doesn't eat beef or pork. Staying at the casablanca hotel near times sq. so it would be great to find something on the way to the theater. I know thats a big area so any help is appreciated!!!

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    kathryn RE: muushupork Jul 17, 2013 06:54 AM

    Any wine or drinks in that $100pp figure?

    Have you looked at Lincoln Ristorante? If you don't have any wine/drinks and order carefully, you can stay in your budget.

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      muushupork RE: kathryn Jul 17, 2013 07:48 AM

      Forgot maybe 1 reisling for my fiance. I just looked at lincoln ristorante and i think that will be good.

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      pammi RE: muushupork Jul 17, 2013 09:24 AM

      Check out Picholine!! It's the greatest and definitely in your price range and location

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        dyrewolf RE: pammi Jul 17, 2013 12:16 PM

        Picholine is definitely out of the price range Prix Fix is $98 before tax and tip so $125 - $130 before any drinks at all). Lincoln may be too many $$ too.

        Atlantic Grill, right across from Lincoln Center is in price range and has good seafood and is a nice room.

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          pammi RE: dyrewolf Jul 17, 2013 06:32 PM

          Not if you go on Savored-if the time is right ,you can get a 20-30% discount on the bill..

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            muushupork RE: pammi Jul 17, 2013 11:03 PM

            Lincoln is a little more flexible with options and we can probably get away with splitting an app, 2 entrees, and splitting dessert, picholine did look interesting though. Also thanks for the savored suggestion!

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              dyrewolf RE: pammi Jul 18, 2013 08:44 AM

              I expect that the discounts at Picholine kick in after the pre theater/opera rush. Even so, at 20% off but adding in tax/tip and a single glass of wine comes to over $100.

              I haven't been in years, but it is Picholine was splurge worthy back then..

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                muushupork RE: dyrewolf Jul 18, 2013 10:11 AM

                Yeah I looked at the discount times and it would be too late for us.

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          arepo RE: muushupork Jul 17, 2013 02:05 PM

          Lincoln is special and directly next door to your theater. We've done it for less than $200 with just one cocktail or glass of wine. Love it!
          But Ed's Chowder House in the Empire Hotel right across the street is a happening place -- the beautiful people tend to hang out at the busy bar there and the food is very good (not like Lincoln but a fun evening and less expensive than Lincoln).
          If you like Asian food, Shun Lee is right across the street and up 1/2 block.
          Across the street from Shun Lee is Atlantic Grill -- decent seafood.
          Another block down the road is the ever popular (but expensive) Picholine.
          Good luck with your choices and...bon appetit.

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            muushupork RE: arepo Jul 17, 2013 11:01 PM

            Thanks for all your suggestions!

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            foodyum RE: muushupork Jul 17, 2013 02:50 PM

            I'm gonna say lincoln also but if you want another option look at nougatine terrace if the heat breaks.
            Jg is from Alsace so he's got your Riesling covered

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              muushupork RE: foodyum Jul 17, 2013 10:59 PM

              Anything riesling will most likely sway her opinions, I looked at nougatine though and it seems to be a bit more pricey.

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              Elisa515 RE: muushupork Jul 18, 2013 09:42 AM

              How about Cafe Luxembourg, just north of Lincoln Center? Festive, great food, hits your price point without compromise.

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                muushupork RE: Elisa515 Jul 18, 2013 10:16 AM

                Good suggestion SO is checking it out right now, she loves mussels too so might be easy sell.

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                hamgm915 RE: muushupork Jul 22, 2013 06:03 PM

                Boulud Sud could be a very good option - great seafood and vegetarian choices and it's right across the street from Lincoln Center.

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