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Kaz Waz Dec 5, 2013 02:50 AM

Looking for a place to dine with an elderly, elegant aunt. Suggestions for a restaurant that won't break the bank?

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    Riverman500 Dec 5, 2013 03:21 AM

    Try Untitled at the Whitney Museum. Cafe Boulud also offers a lunch prix fixe: 2 courses for $37.00, 3 courses for $43.00.

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      Kaz Waz Dec 5, 2013 05:57 AM

      Thanks, Riverman!

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        City Kid Dec 5, 2013 09:08 AM

        +1 for Cafe Boulud for your elegant aunt!

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        MarieLuncheonette Dec 5, 2013 07:30 AM

        ristorante rosi on madison bet. 72nd & 73rd
        http://salumeriarosi.com/en_ny2/home/

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          Kaz Waz Dec 5, 2013 07:49 AM

          Grazie!

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            beaulieu Dec 6, 2013 04:40 AM

            The noise level at Salumeria Rosi is impossible. I suggest Rouge Tomate.

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              MarieLuncheonette Dec 6, 2013 07:23 AM

              ristorante rosi in UES isn't noisy at all. you're confusing it with its affiliated restaurant salumeria rosi in UWS which isn't anywhere near the frick...

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                Phil Ogelos Dec 6, 2013 07:45 AM

                Rouge Tomate is a nice place -not really near the Frick, though, and likely to, if not break the bank, then shake it.
                That said, I trust beaulieu knows that the Frick isn't near the UWS.

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                  City Kid Dec 6, 2013 07:48 AM

                  Rouge Tomate is not very close to the Frick.

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                    PooyaKhodadadi Dec 9, 2013 12:23 PM

                    Great place indeed.. Been there a few times and you cannot go wrong...

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                      UES Mayor Dec 11, 2013 05:29 AM

                      Rouge Tomate probably not more than a 15 min easy walk from The Frick. Also Rouge Tomate on Savored so you can save on a meal too! And it's very good.

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                        Phil Ogelos Dec 11, 2013 07:10 AM

                        I assume Kaz Waz haz come & gone, UES, but he did mention that his aunt was elderly and elegant -so a "15 min easy walk" for you may, in early wintery conditions, may be far less so for her.

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                          City Kid Dec 11, 2013 08:14 AM

                          Agree that Rouge Tomate is not likely convenient for an elderly aunt "near the Frick museum," as requested. I ate at RT twice and felt it was a case of the "emperor's clothes": really overpriced with haughty service and a tiny portion of fish that tasted like it had not been seasoned at all. IMO a cold and uninviting place. Cafe Boulud or The Mark (haven't been to JoJo) would be a much better choice for an elegant aunt.

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                    JulesTei Dec 8, 2013 08:19 PM

                    I'm a huge fan of The Mark. Lots of brunch and lunch options on their menu, just went before the Frick on Saturday.

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                      Kaz Waz Dec 9, 2013 11:31 AM

                      Thank you all so much. My Aunt is very happy with the choices you've all been so kind to provide.

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                        alepenazzi Dec 10, 2013 05:55 AM

                        May I add JoJo? Jean Georges retaurant on 64th, 28$ prix fix lunch, terrific value.

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