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21st birthday meal

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21st birthday meal

Hi I am traveling to New York for my 21st birthday with my parents and I am looking for a great restaurant where we can dress up a little for the night of my birthday. We don't really have a budget but would like either an Italian or American style restaurant which serves cocktails. Any advice is greatly appreciated.

Thanks :)

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1. Re: 21st birthday meal

Where are you staying, and when are you coming? Both could influence recommendations.

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2. Re: 21st birthday meal

This might fit the bill if budget is not an issue - spectacular views of Manhattan:

http://therivercafe.com

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Hi we will be in town the end of July and we are staying in the comfort inn manhatton.

Thanks

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4. Re: 21st birthday meal

You could try Scarpetta.

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5. Re: 21st birthday meal

If you really don't have a budget, take a look at Eleven Madison Park. It's a Michelin 3-star restaurant and expensive, but their tasting menu has a fun NYC theme.

Bit less expensive, take a look at Gramercy Tavern and NoMad, both 1-star, both also "American" food.

Happy Birthday!

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6. Re: 21st birthday meal

Thank you everyone for the suggests they are great. :)

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7. Re: 21st birthday meal

Bar Americain 52nd between 6th & 7th. Owned by Bobby Flay in case anyone in your party is into Food Network.

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8. Re: 21st birthday meal

^^ The Bobby Flay restaurant that's really starting to get a lot of positive attention is his brand new one, Gato - you might want to check it out!

If my above recommendations (post #5) are more formal/expensive than what you seek, you might want to take a look at ABC Kitchen as well.

Keep in mind that many of these restaurants require you to make a reservation a full month in advance, so mark the date in your calendar! :)

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9. Re: 21st birthday meal

Thanks everyone for all the suggestions I'm showing my parents the options. :)

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10. Re: 21st birthday meal

+1 Gato. That's where Flay is cooking at the moment. Don't miss the scrambled eggs