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Ranked #1,450 of 14,286 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Midtown
Cross street: West 45th Street
Reviewed November 2, 2013

Food was average and over priced, service was good, plates, water and utensils were dirty. Afraid for my health. No more to say!!

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Thank kathimacc
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Reviewed October 24, 2013

Stopped in Ly'Bane for some late afternoon tapas and wine. Their wine and beer selection was excellent and the tapas we selected were great. I especially liked the mozzarella and tomato salad and the hummus. We had several others and all were tasty and presented well at the table. The service was good for early afternoon and we had a great time.

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Thank TxAg75
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Reviewed October 24, 2013

I just posted a full review on Yelp. The food was pretty good, but the service and tipping system was problematic.

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Thank amlmd
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Reviewed October 21, 2013

This is a wine bar with an excellent food menu. The staff was friendly and the service was fast. It was of course, on the spendy side especially with drinks but we were there to enjoy a good meal and relax after a day of walking around the city. It was worth the money in my mind!! The place is small and could be considered cozy rather than cramped; if you can't make a reservation, it's a good idea to get there early. We got there about 5:30 and by the time we left at 7:00, it was packed. Definitely a good place to consider if you're in Midtown on 8th Ave!!

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Thank mzwelker
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Reviewed October 9, 2013

We came here with some friends, after wandering around trying to find somewhere decent for dinner. Service was a bit slow, and then our waitress disappeared altogether (her shift was done, and we happened to notice her walking out of the restaurant). Having read other reviews on here, I now understand why - if the tip is compulsory (I assume added to the bill?) - she doesn't need to stay around to get her tips! We didn't notice the compulsory tip, so actually paid a tip on top of the bill. We'll be more careful next time!

The food was OK though.

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Thank tigga23
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