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May 8, 2014 11:02 AM

Recommendations near Grand Hyatt


I'll be coming to NYC in June and staying at the Grand Hyatt. I know there are threads that have asked this question before but I haven't seen an updated one. We've been to NYC before and love it!

We like ethnic food of all types. I don't want to go anywhere that will break the bank. I have started compiling a list of places we must go (Ma Peche, Russ and Daughters Café, Taqueria, Dominique Ansel Bakery, Los Tacos #1). I know we'll have to take the subway to most of these but I wanted to find some places near the hotel as hubby is in a conference and at night we probably won't venture too far away from hotel.

A good sushi recommendation would be great. Mediterranean too.

I'd love to go to EMP but that will break the bank. Might have to settle for Jean George for lunch (which we've been to before and it was amazing).

Thanks for your help.


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  1. Try Szechuan Gourmet on 39th and 5th.

    Del Posto and Le Bernardin are also good for lunch.

    1. Don't forget Kee's Chocolate and Laduree :)

      1. When were you in NYC last and what were the places you liked best?

        These two links are fairly up to date:

        Where to Eat Near Grand Central/Midtown East:

        You'll be near Sushi Yasuda and some other Japanese options. Sushi can easily break the bank in NYC, though.

        Num Pang and Zucker's and the midtown Xian Famous Foods may not have been open last time you were visiting.

        1. Hi all,

          Thanks for the responses.

          I haven't been to NYC in about 7 years so it's been awhile.


          1. We enjoyed Hatsuhana at 48th and Madison, a long time NY japanese restaurant on our last visit. The sushi set was $28 which included soup and salad. Their exquisite box of dreams was about $40, nine bowls of sushi rice with delicious toppings. The fish at the sushi bar looked very good too (we were at a table).

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