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NYC Pre theater brunch with daughter?

Fun memorable place for 2pm matilda matinee on Saturday. She's an adventurous eater so not looking for typical child friendly menus. Russian tea room? Haven't been in a long time...

asked by The Mary-anne about 3 years ago
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drbabs

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added about 3 years ago

I love to take my daughter to Cafe Un Deux Trois for pre-theatre brunch-- we've gone there since she was tiny and they had paper and crayons on the table. More sentimental than anything else, but we do like their brunch. http://www.cafeundeuxtrois...

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added about 3 years ago

ooh i love this...booked!

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added about 3 years ago

drbabs, you took the words out of my mouth. I was about to enter that suggestions! We love it there and the food is always good.

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pierino

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added about 3 years ago

Un Deux Trois does cater specifically to a pre-theater crowd and the food is pretty good. Personally I hate the whole Times Square area but that's just me. Other suggestions; I like Trattoria Dell'Arte on 7th at 57th. It's opposite Carnegie Hall. For something more mischievous and Korean I also really like Cho Dang Gol on W.35th between 6th and Broadway. If daughter is "adventurous" this latter qualifies. Da Silvano is near the W.4th metro stop. While these are pretty much walkable keep in mind that the metro will get you to the Theater District in a New York minute so you don't need to dine on the local scene. Just as a coda to this, I think the Russian Tea Room is pretty boring, assuming it's actually open.

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added about 3 years ago

My 16 y.o. is a Broadway junkie. She loves Ellen's Stardust Diner - fun place, fabulous singing waitstaff, passable diner food, and really bad bathrooms. But we go for the ambiance. It's loud and fun. http://www.ellensstardustdiner...

Best breakfast in NYC hands down is in The W hotel at the Blue Fin restaurant. Expensive, but if you want a memorable meal, beautiful atmosphere, great service, squeaky clean bathrooms, go there. http://www.bluefinnyc.com...

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added about 3 years ago

Da Silvano is terrific and yes, easy to hop on subway to go uptown.

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added about 3 years ago

for our last and 3rd meal...this one. Haven't lived in the city since the early 90's and so much has changed...thanks everyone!

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added about 3 years ago

Went to Un Deux Trois before our matinee of Kinky Boots today. Food and service was good. The paper placemats and crayons made my 17 y.o. (and myself) giddy.

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added about 3 years ago

This article is a bit old, but the advice is still useful! http://newyork.seriouseats....

Also, if you're willing to subway to W4 (an easy ride to Times Square, like Pierino mentions), your daughter might like Otto Enoteca Pizzeria (http://www.ottopizzeria... it's pretty lively, and the food is tasty. The menu includes pizzas, pastas, and the like, most with interesting little twists. If she's interested in Spanish food, I absolutely love Tertulia (http://tertulianyc.com... Spanish food in the city, in my opinion.