United States Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

In search of special lunch in Manhattan on Christmas Day

Jump to last reply

We will be in Manhattan for a week starting Christmas Eve and are planning our Christmas Day--it will be the 20th anniversary of the day that we met. We are thinking of getting up early, going to see the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center (hopefully before it is mobbed), walking up Fifth Avenue looking at store windows when they are closed and having an elegant lunch someplace beautiful. I've made reservations at the Russian Tea Room but have not been there for 30 years and have heard mixed reviews about the new one. I only want to spend the $$$$ if it is really special I also thought of the Plaza Hotel (now condos)--but only because I have loved the song "Eloise" my whole life. All suggestions welcome. Chinese food is out for boring dietary reasons.

30 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Please Take Our Survey
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jan 20, 15 at 11:06 AM
View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Northwest USA
  2. 2 What is the weather like in Kona in November?
  3. 3 First Trip to Nashville, TN - tips, suggestions
  4. 4 More than one hotel at Disney World?
  5. 5 Moving to CT
  6. 6 Help with Moab itinerary for an overacheiver
  7. 7 Hawaii: Multi-generational family vacation
  8. 8 Miami with a 2 yr old -- any activities?
  9. 9 Mother/Daughter Trip to NYC
  10. 10 Omni Orlando Resort Champions Gate
  11. 11 Road trip to the Deep South revisited......itinerary for your perusal
  12. 12 Charlotte NC Lodging & Driving Question
  13. 13 Charleston, SC Hotels
  14. 14 Trip Report Photos from Texas Christmas Road Trip
  15. 15 First Trip to California with Family of 6
  16. 16 New York City- Henri Matisse Cutouts at MOMA
  17. 17 Trip Report January Jaunt to the Southernmost City ~ Long with Pics!
  18. 18 Itinerary for Vegas - Phoenix
  19. 19 Hotels Philly
  20. 20 What National Parks to visit in Mid-March
  21. 21 Gulf access or beach an hr or so north of Tampa?
  22. 22 Green Flea in NYC
  23. 23 Restaurants near Miami Airport
  24. 24 Orlando in March
  25. 25 New England September
View next 25 » Back to the top