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Need Help Picking Restaurant

My wife and I are in town for her birthday and are seeing a show on Saturday at 8pm. I currently have reservations at Trattoria Trecolori, but just came across some great reviews for Tony Di Napoli. We would like to stay close to our hotel in times square or near the theater district. We aren't set on either of these, so any other suggestions?

We also need to make reservations for a Sunday. The choices are, but not limited to, Gramery Tavern, Gotham Bar, The Modern, WD-50.

Aug 02, 2012
frofan in Manhattan

Itinerary Help

Thank you all for the advice! We are from Buffalo and will be travelling mid August. I can see where I was overly ambitious! There are just too many things you want to do and not enough time! I've paired it down some and made a few changes (Let me know if I'm still trying to do too much). I wasn't specific enough either, several of the sites I listed I wasn't concerned about going in, just viewing while in the area. The exception would possibly be the statue of liberty, but we will save that for another visit. Any other lounge/drink recommendations for Saturday and Sunday?

- Sunday up town breakfast?
- Sunday lunch at Shake shack or Spotted pig?
- Monday Lunch?

A few notes:
- Not huge sea food eaters
- I wasn't planning on going up ESB, just walking past
- I was planning to take a pedicab tour of the park. I figured we would be doing enough walking, and this would be the best way to view as much of the parkas possible.
- Moved ground zero to Monday AM, just want to see the monument, walk down and see statue of liberty (Unless

FRIDAY
* 7:00 Land at JFK
* 8:30 Checkin to W Times Square/Drop off bags
* Breakfast @ Ellen's Stardust Diner
* Bronx Zoo
* LUNCH @ Arthur Ave
* Diner @ Yankee's Tavern
* 7:00 Yankees vs Sox (Already have tickets)
* If up for it, Drinks at McSorley's, Coyote Ugly... ?

SATURDAY
* Breakfast @ Blue Fin
* Site See & Shop
* Top of Rock, St. Pat Cathedral, Saks & down 5th Ave
* Lunch @ Cafe near Saks or The Modern
* Stop at Grand Central
* Walk by Empire State Building
* Dinner @ 6:00 Trattoria Trecolori
* 8:00 Jersey Boys (Already have tickets)
* Drinks ??? We will be dressed nicely, haven't decided if I'll have a jacket on or not, no tie. Le Bain, Little Branch?
Lantern's Keep, the bar at the Andaz, or Rum House

SUNDAY
* Breakfast @ Breslin -> Any recommendations up town more, we don't care that much about breakfast?
* Central Park Pedicab tour (Musuem Natural History - depending on time and how we feel)
* Lunch @ Spotted pig
* Brooklyn Bridge, Little Italy, China Town
* Dinner - EMP
* Drinks ??? We will be dressed nicely again, recommendations?
The NoMad. I love the Library Room
* Anyone been to Open mic at Village Underground?

MONDAY
* Breakfast @ Clinton St Bakery
* Ground Zero, St. Paul's, walk over and see Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island
* Lunch - ???
* Flight leaves JFK @ 4

Jul 09, 2012
frofan in Manhattan

Itinerary Help

Thank you all for the advice!

Jul 09, 2012
frofan in Manhattan

Itinerary Help

I'm surprising my wife with 3 nights in NY for her 30th Birthday. I have been researching good places to eat, but there are just too many to fit into 3.5 days. Any advice on the order of site seeing or restaurants and bars is greatly appreciated! It will be the first visit to NY for both of us. The times are all flexible. Please feel free to rearrange as you see fit. I tried to pick restaurants near the places we are visiting to cut down on travel time and expenses. The only things that can't change are the Yankee's game and Broadway show.

FRIDAY
* 7:30 Land at JFK
* 8:30 Checkin to W Times Square/Drop off bags
* Breakfast @ Ellen's Stardust Diner
* 9:30 Museum Natural History
* Lunch @ Shake Shack & Cookies @ Levain
* 1:30 Bronx Zoo
* Diner @ Yankee's Tavern
* 7:00 Yankees vs Sox (Already have tickets)
* Drinks at McSorley's, Coyote Ugly... ?

SATURDAY
* Breakfast @ Blue Fin
* Site See & Shop
* Top of Rock, St. Pat Cathedral, Bloomingdale's, Saks
* Stop at Grand Central
* Lunch @ ... Can't decide where to eat. Hunan, babbo, ciano, xian, Mesa Grill
* Empire State Building
* Desigual, Ralph Lauren, etc.
* Dinner @ 6:00 Trattoria Trecolori
* 8:00 Jersey Boys (Already have tickets)
* Drinks ??? We will be dressed nicely, haven't decided if I'll have a jacket on or not, no tie. Le Bain, Little Branch?

SUNDAY
* Breakfast @ Breslin -> Any recommendations up town more, we don't care that much about breakfast?
* Central Park, Ground Zero, St. Paul's
* Lunch @ Spotted pig, then try Jo's Disco Fries & Lombardi's Pizza
* Brooklyn Bridge, Little Italy, China Town
* Dinner - EMP
* Drinks ??? We will be dressed nicely again, recommendations?
* Anyone been to Open mic at Village Underground?

MONDAY
* Breakfast @ Clinton St Bakery
* Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island
* Any other site seeing recommendations?
* Lunch - Babbo
* Flight leaves JFK @ 4

Jul 06, 2012
frofan in Manhattan