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Indulgent dinner the Monday before Xmas


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Indulgent dinner the Monday before Xmas

ToastMaster | Dec 11, 2008 05:43 PM

I'm getting together with a friend who lives in Manhattan who I haven't seen in a couple of years. We're having dinner on the Monday before Xmas (so the restaurant would have to be open on Monday). I would prefer a comfortable, old School restaurant with professional waitstaff where we can hear ourselves talk while we catch up for an indulgent dinner. A couple of places that we've dined in the past include Craft when it first opened and City Hall Restaurant which looked beautiful on a snowy Winter's night. He liked them both.

Also, I'd like suggestions for places that takes reservations so that we're not waiting at the bar for 2 hours for our table (eliminating some upscale gastropubs, I believe).

I thought about Keen's. I've been to the pub but not the dining room. The old School atmosphere is great but I'd like to hear some other suggestions, as well.

Thank you!

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