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Saturday Brunch/Lunch Pre-theater in Times Square?

mikibrad Nov 15, 2013 08:10 AM


I'm taking my mother and my 7 year old daughter to see Matilda (the theater is on 44th St.) and am looking for pre-theater brunch/lunch recommendations.

It will be for my daughter's birthday and my mother is disappointed that we aren't going to dinner after the show (which we can't do for a variety of reasons), so I would like lunch to feel special, but it's still lunch so it shouldn't be over the top. I would prefer to be within a few blocks of the theater for the sake of timing and in case the weather doesn't cooperate.

I would love to learn of your favorite special occasion weekend lunch spots in and around Times Square that would be appropriate for a well behaved - foodie - 7 year old.

Thank you in advance!

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  1. Spiritchaser RE: mikibrad Nov 15, 2013 08:21 AM

    Depending on your price point you may want to give db Bistro Moderne a look. Your mom would probably forget about not doing dinner if you do this instead. Excellent food and the space has recently undergone a renovation.

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      mikibrad RE: Spiritchaser Nov 15, 2013 08:29 AM

      Thank you! I haven't been to db Bistro Moderne but the menu online looks lovely.

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        boredough RE: mikibrad Nov 15, 2013 09:16 AM

        You can get a 20% discount if you book on Savored. Right now they have dates through Dec 14, in case the celebration is in the next few weeks.

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      darren425 RE: mikibrad Nov 15, 2013 09:56 AM

      Second DB Bistro Moderne. Also look into the Lambs Club.

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        Spiritchaser RE: darren425 Nov 15, 2013 10:01 AM

        Please don't go to The Lamb's Club. Our one dinner there was an awful experience.

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          Scott_C RE: darren425 Nov 15, 2013 10:12 AM

          Lamb's Club is a good suggestion. We enjoyed our recent lunch there celebrating my mother's birthday. I preferred it to dbBistro - nicer room, better food and service.

        2. ellenost RE: mikibrad Nov 15, 2013 10:49 AM

          Try Marseille on 9th Ave. & W. 44 St.

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            mikibrad RE: mikibrad Nov 18, 2013 10:36 AM

            Thanks everyone for the recommendations!

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