Need a new york restaurant recommendation!

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  1. Another New Yorker

    Another New Yorker Senior member

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    Hey guys.

    So i'm going to take a girl to dinner next Friday and I know exactly what I'm looking for but not sure where to go. I'm looking for something I can get reservations for at 7 oclock next Friday, Italian, and about 80 a person for a 3 course meal + wine. maybe I could stretch it out to 100 a person (although seeing as I just graduated high school maybe I shouldnt bother with wine). The atmosphere should be nice and quiet but still very pleasant. My usual joint for these specifications has a new asshole waiter who references every past girl I've taken there each time I show up..

    Oh and geographically downtown manhattan is best. Maybe stretch it up to midtown but I'd like to keep it in a nice neighborhood.
     
  2. fcuknu

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    Scalini Fedeli in Tribeca. Really great stuff, very charming place, great area.
     
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    Midtown, but Il Gattopardo is great. Maybe on the higher side of what you want to spend.
     
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    Babbo. It would be on the higher side of what you want, but the food and experience are great. I was there a couple of nights ago as well as several times before and have loved every visit.
     
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    Convivio in Tudor city is a personal favorite.

    Great for dates.
     
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    Convivo is great. Tudor is beautiful
     
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    convivio actually looks marvelous. Can someone elaborate to me how their 4 course pre fix menu which they recommend works? does that include all the options? It seems to save a good 20 dollars.
     
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    marea is out of his price range and reservations are tough to get. lupa and babbo will be near impossible to get. i second the convivio recommendation
     
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    Do you and your date have fake ID's? How are you going to be ordering wine if you just graduated high school?
     
  11. Another New Yorker

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    Do you and your date have fake ID's? How are you going to be ordering wine if you just graduated high school?
    Yes. edit: Although few nice restaurants will go through the trouble of carding 18 year olds who could be 21 year olds. I've never been carded in my life at a restaurant where I've paid more than 40 bucks for food (not counting the time i bought 6 burritos at chipotle for some friends and wanted a corona)
     
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    Lupa isnt hard to get a table at. If you go after 10 Sunday-Thursday you can get a three course meal and whine for like 20 bucks.
     
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    Lupa isnt hard to get a table at. If you go after 10 Sunday-Thursday you can get a three course meal and whine for like 20 bucks.

    i don't know what you're talking about... lupa this friday and next friday at the times he wants are already unavailable
     
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    Da Umberto?

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