My parents will be coming into town this weekend and will be staying near the Plaza in Midtown. My father is definitely NOT a Chowhound, and will only go to French or American restaurants (or Italian if they serve spaghetti and meatballs). However, he does like good service. I'm on a budget so I'm looking for restaurants that would be under $25 per person.
I'm looking for recommendations for:
Tribeca for lunch on Friday
Upper East Side for dinner on Friday
On Saturday, dinner near Times Square (someplace that is open before 5 p.m.)
And near the Plaza a decent and cheap diner for breakfast.