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Special dinner in New York

Discussion in 'Non Disney Trips and Travels' started by mainecoon lover, Jul 8, 2008.

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    We are going to New York in November. Dh will turn 40 whilst we are there. We would like to go for a nice meal but dh is not one for dressing up, he likes to be casual :rolleyes008:.
    Were can we go for a nice meal that does not have a strict dress policy.

    Thanks.
     
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    What are your likes/dislikes? We have found some LOVELY places in the last year....
     
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    The Oyster Bar under Grand Central Station... the best seafood in the city and very casual.
     
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    OOOH!! Yes. Quite yummy....Arthur Ave has some great oysters too, Mike :D
     
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    Oh that sounds nice.

    We are not fusy at all. Love anything really. Dh would not be happy with a vegitarian restraunt but thats about it. We love pasta and seafood best.
     
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    ..sigh.. I can't wait to get back to New York.
     
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    me too :yes:
     
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    I'd have to say, Carmine's in the Theatre District is also delicious. I've included their URL below...all of their dishes are served family style. I love Carmine's because it's so versatile, it's great for couples enjoying a romantic dinner (it's actually where Jon proposed to me) but it's also great for huge groups who want to have a good time. The food is FANTASTIC (the martinis are big enough to swim in) and the atmosphere is lovely...almost like eating at your Italian grandmother's.....

    http://www.carminesnyc.com/
     
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    Thanks hun. Great menu, i am going to put it on my list as dh and i love itallian food.
     
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    i've never been!!:(
     
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    You have to its amazing.
     
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    i know, maybe for my 40th combined with a trip to bermuda lol
     
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    oh my gosh! Carmine's is FANTASTIC!! Mom still talks about it
     
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    There are some wonderful places to eat in the Village. :yes: Anything goes there too, for dress. :yes: McDougal Street has several nice places. If you like Indian, there are many choices in that immediate vicinity too. :D

    Britchick, you MUST go. It's a wonderful time! :yes:
     
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    I've always wanted to go sans children. I'm sure I'd enjoy it more!
     
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    We visited MacDougal Street on our last trip into the city...did a little pub crawl through the Village as well....one of our few "adults only" trips....we had such a great time....

    There are so many wonderful places to visit and experience in NYC....I think everyone should visit....

    Hey Johnie....we could always suggest the PB&J Restaurant :D
     
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    :p015: that was a trek to get there, wasn't it? Oh well, that was the best peanut butter sandwich I have ever had
     
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    Indeed it was!!! And then there was that VERY helpful MTA Employee....what would we have done without him!!
     
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    :lol: possibly ridden the subway for miles and miles
     

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