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restaurant near the UN

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Arriving around noon on Thursday, planning to go to the UN after lunch....any ideas for lunch near there? We are staying at the Tudor Hotel on 42nd St.

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1. Re: restaurant near the UN

"bump" ...(I guess that means "please don't let my question get lost in the shuffle!")

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2. Re: restaurant near the UN

I think a terrific place for lunch in that area is Cibo. Take a look at their prix fixe lunch menu, and do get their chocolate souffle cake.


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Alcala, a Spanish/Basque restaurant on 46th just west of First Avenue and across the street from the visitors' entrance to the UN.

I don't know the name of it, as it recently changed hands, but there is a very casual place with outdoor seating in the park on 47th street,near the Hepburn garden, again just west of First, across from the UN. Since it is expected to be very warm Thursday, this might be a good place to sit outside and people watch. This is a sandwich, salad type of place.

Nino's Bellissima, which is next door to Nino's Positano, which are both on Second Avenue just north of 47th, about a block from the UN. Bellissima just opened, I haven't been there yet, it is the casual pizza/salad/pasta cousin of the very nice and more expensive Positano next door (which should also be open for lunch). Both have outdoor sidewalk seating.

Osteria Laguna, a casual Italian, on the north side of 42nd between 2nd and 3rd, about a block west of your hotel.

I also like Cibo.

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4. Re: restaurant near the UN

You're near Grand Central Terminal. Lots of choices there.

If you feel like slumming, get a beer and a sandwich at Blarney Stone, on 3rd Ave. between 44th-45th Sts.

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5. Re: restaurant near the UN

Did you think about the Delgates Dining Room at the UN itself? Here is some info from the UN website:

"The Delegates' Dining Room at UN Headquarters is open for lunch Monday through Friday. Visitors are seated between 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. as tables become available. Reservations are a must, and should be made as far in advance as possible, through the Maître d'hôtel, at (212) 963-7625. The age requirement for group reservations is 12 years or over. Proper attire is required."

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I dont know how it will change now that the chef left, but L'Impero is probably the best restaurant in that neighborhood. In Tudor City.

There's a whole strip of decent restaurants on 2nd Ave in the 40s and 50s if you just want to see how you feel after the UN.

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