Northeast USA Restaurants $$

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Fagiolini's Italian Restaurant, New York State
  334 Lexington Ave - Murray Hill - New York, NY              
"...Fagiolini's warm décor--amber walls and still-life paintings--provides a handsome showcase for some of Midtown's finest trattoria dishes. Travelers and neighborhood residents have kept this place busy since 1986..." --cuisine.net
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Nino's, New York State
  1354 First Ave. - (72nd-73rd Streets) - New York, NY              
Nino’s Restaurant is the first of the five and the one in which you are likely to meet Nino himself if you visit any night of the week. Fine Italian dining is what we do best, couple with that romantic live music and excellent service and you have a perfect recipe for a memorable outing.
At any of his five restaurants in Manhattan on any day, you can find a notable dining there. Recent guests have included: Hilary Duff, Carol Burnett, Tony Bennett, Clint Eastwood, Angela Lansbury, Regis Philbin, Chelsea Clinton, and members of “The Sopranos”….James Gandolfini, Tony Sirico, Vince Pastore and Dominic Chianese.
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Gabriela's, New York State
  688 Columbus Avenue - New York, NY              
Mexican Restaurant and Tequila Bar. Originally established in 1992, Gabriela’s was the brainchild of famed restaurateur Gabriela Hernandez. After tasting Gabriela’s cooking Gavriela knew that he wanted to have a restaurant that featured these kinds of authentic flavors and dishes in a time when tex-mex was king. Gabriela brought up her family from Mexico who developed the menu and recipes still in use today. It was an instant upper west side sensation.
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Heartland Brewery & Beer Hall, New York State
  93 South Street at Fulton - New York, NY              
Heartland Brewer and Beer Hall is the fourth beer hall to opened under the Heartland Brewery. The Beer Hall is located at the South Street Seaport at the corner of Fulton Street and faces Pier 17 and the East River. The bar offers great food, a wide range of seasonal beers on tap and even has a function room for private parties.
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Lilly O'Brien's Bar and Restaurant, New York State
  67 Murray Street (CLOSED) - New York, NY              
Enjoy a mixture of contemporary Irish dining, fine ales, lagers and stouts, live GAA, live entertainment, a genuine Irish atmosphere and friendly service from Irish staff and people the world over. The Irish have always known that Irish Pubs allow people to relax and be themselves.
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Chez Sardine, New York State
  183 West 10th Street - New York, NY              
Welcome to Chez Sardine, a New York restaurant experience you won't want to miss.
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Pete's Downtown Restaurant, New York State
  2 Water Street - (Oldn Fulton Street) - Brooklyn, NY              
Located in Brooklyn along the East River, Pete's Downtown offers the most spectacular view of the Manhattan skyline and Brooklyn Bridge. This landmark restaurant has been a family tradition since 1894. Join us at Pete's for a great exceptional Italian cuisine in a warm and friendly atmosphere.
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Macys Cellar Bar & Grill, New York State
  151 West 34th Street - New York, NY              
In the heart of New York's most famous department store is a cozy, neighborhood bar & grill serving fresh gourmet burgers, sandwiches, salads and entrées - along with our famous milkshakes and hot fudge sundaes - in an environment that celebrates the 100 year history of Macy's Herald Square.
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Mesa Grill, New York State
  102 5th Ave - Flatiron, Union Square - New York, NY              
Bobby Flay's cookbooks are available for purchase at the restaurant; so is his poultry rub, the ingredients of which are listed on the back of the restaurant's cards.
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Becco, New York State
  355 West 46th Street - (8th-9th Aves.) - New York, NY              
The name Becco is derived from the Italian verb beccare, which means to peck, nibble or savor something in a discriminating way.
Lidia Bastianich & her son, Joseph, opened Becco in the theater district in 1993. It is best known for its acclaimed $17.95 pre fix lunch menu & $22.95 pre fix dinner menu that includes a large assortment of Italian antipasti or a classic Caesar salad together with unlimited tableside servings of our 3 daily pasta preparations. Becco also offers an extensive a la carte menu including chicken, fish, veal, & pork entrees & a wide selection of Italian wines, all priced at $25.00 per bottle.
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Blue Water Grill, New York State
  31 Union Square West - (16th Street) - New York, NY              
Voted 11th Most Popular Restaurant in New York in the 2008 Zagat Survey and applauded as a restaurant that is "perfect for dates" and "never disappoints," Blue Water Grill is a dining destination in the heart of Union Square. Loyal guests and curious visitors are drawn to the former Metropolitan Bank space that features sexy, dimly-lit red chandeliers illuminating the intimate dining room, a spacious people-watching outdoor café and a cozy subterranean lounge featuring live jazz music.
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Valencia Luncheria, Connecticut
  172 Main Street - Norwalk, CT              
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Whether it is turning a traditional kugel dessert into a starch dish by adding wild canary mushrooms or accentuating a Thai grilled red snapper into a visually appetizing feast, there is one certainty to expect from his cuisine: the unexpected. With indubitably well-rounded skills, Michael can, and has, conquered different styles of food without compromise. Creating new and diverse dishes through inspiration as well as a natural awareness for food combinations, each must be prepared with just the right spice, vegetable, seasonal ingredient and attitude.
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Sugar and Plumm, New Jersey
  620 Bergen Town Center - Paramus, NJ              
Welcome to Sugar and Plumm. A boutique bistro. A whimsical bakery. An artisan chocolate maker.
Discover a world of enchanting confections and savory plates, all made in-house and crafted from only the freshest and most sought-after ingredients. Come and enjoy a savory breakfast, lunch, dinner, weekend brunch, and every craving in between. From homemade ice cream and macarons, to house-smoked salmon and Berkshire pulled pork, Sugar and Plumm's team of master chefs, bakers, and chocolatiers are purveyors of all things delicious and delightful.
Sugar and Plumm invites you to indulge. The flagship bistro on the Upper West Side is an escape from the everyday for children and adults alike, where you can experience Parisian charm with a downtown vibe, right next door.
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Denino's Pizzeria & Tavern, New Jersey
  869 Mantoloking Road - Brick, NJ              
Denino's has been a gathering place for families and friends all these many wonderful years. Rest assured that the Denino's team will continue the same tradition of quality family dining in its new Brick, New Jersey location.