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. Open 7 days a week
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Dining and Entertainment
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JAPANESE

☻KODAMA--301 W.45 (cor. 8th Ave.). Only a step to B'way theatres. We guarantee your satisfaction with an authentic Tokyo-style sushi bar & other original Japanese cuisine. Op. 7 days Mon.-Fri. 12-2:25, D 5-11:20. Sat. 4:30-11:20. Sun. 5-10:30. 582-8065.

☻ZEN 52--888 8th Ave. (Cor. W. 52nd St.). Authentic Japanese Cuisine with Tokyo-Style Sushi Bar & the best Teriyaki in N.Y.C. 7 days 489-8263. Also, East 53 Teriyaki House, 220 E. 53rd St. 888-6072.

JAZZ CLUB & RESTAURANT
☻BIRDLAND--315 W.44th St. (steps from 8th Ave.). Live jazz nightly. Serving Dinner till midnight. Pre-theatre menu. No cover at the bar with ticket stub, Sunday-Thursday, 11 pm show only. 10% discount PT 5-7, Mon.-Th. & Sat. Validated parking. 581-3080.

KOSHER

☻BEN'S RESTAURANT & DELI--209 W. 38th at 7th. To 9:30 pm daily, 240 seats, bar. Casual & colorful. We cure our own corned beef! Homemade soups, salads, traditional specialties, Romanian & rib steaks, veal chop & lighter fare, 398-BENS. www.bensdeli.net

MEDITERRANEAN

☻SAN MARTIN--143 E. 49 St., Lex. & 3rd Ave. (Across the street from Waldorf-Astoria & near Rockefeller Cen.) Panella, Penne Artista and more. Indoor & outdoor dining. Private rooms for parties. Open daily 12-12. 832-0888.

MEXICAN
☻CANCUN--937 8th Ave. (55 & 56). Best margaritas and auth. Mexican food on East Coast. Rated best Fajitas, Enchiladas & Mex. Steaks in NYC. Happy Hr. M.-Fri. 4 pm-7 pm. Op. 7 days, Sun.-Th. 11:30 am-mid.; Fri., Sat. till 1 am. Live music Tues. CC. 307-7307.

☻VIVA PANCHO--156 W. 44 St. (B'way & 6th). Offering the best in Mexican food & drink in theatre district. Home of the Sizzling Fajitas. L spec. $7.00. Dinners from $7.95. Op. 7 days from 12 pm. CC. 944-9747.

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Dining and Entertainment

SEAFOOD
☻THE FAMOUS OYSTER BAR--842 7th Ave. (54th St.) Fresh Seafood established 1959 on Bway. Specializing in live lobster, fresh fish, steaks & pasta dishes. Open 7 days 11:30 am to 12 am. L & D. Theatre and group specials available. Res. call 586-6525.

SPANISH
☻CAFE ESPANOL--The original. 172 Bleeker (cor. Sullivan). Best paella and lobster in town. "Snug & engaging adobe setting, efficient staff, pleasant Spanish"-NY Times. L, D, C, PT & AT weekends till 1 am. Red. park. Sun.-Thurs. 505-0657.

☻EL QUIJOTE--226 W. 23rd. "We are the Lobster King." Our 36th year. 1 1/4 lb. lobster $14.95. Daily Double 2 1 1/4 lb. Lobsters for one $24.95. Natural veal & chops. D Sun.-Thurs. till 12 am, Fri. & Sat. till 1 am. Priv. Party Rm. CC. 929-1855.

☻SEVILLA--62 Charles St. (West 4th St.) A Village landmark famed for its Paella A La Valenciana. Recom. by Cue, New York Times & Gourmet. L, D, Cocktail Lounge. Parties. 7 days, M.-Th. 12 pm-12 am, Fri. & Sat. 12 pm-1 am, Sun. 1 pm-12 am. CC. 929-3189.

SPANISH/CUBAN
☻VICTOR'S CAFE 52--236 W. 52nd St. The regional cuisines of Cuba and Carib. Black bean soup, stone crabs, paella, prime steak. Piano music in tropical skylight rooms. Tapas at bar. 7 days, L, D, AT. CC. 586-7714.

THAI
☻PONGSRI THAI--244 W. 48th St. (8 & B'way) In theatre district. Owner/chef Pongsri prepares Thai dishes, L, D, AT, 7 dys. 11:30 am-11:30 pm. 582-3392. Also 106 Bayard St. cor. Baxter st. (Chinatown) **N.Y. Times. 349-3132, 311 2nd Ave. (18th St.) 477-4100.

VEGETARIAN CUISINE
☻ZENITH--888 8th. Ave. (B'way & 8th). Real Asian cuisine that will forever change the way you think about Vegetarian Food. Prix Fixe Din. $25. *** NY Daily News. Open 7 days 11:45-11. 262-8080.

☻ZEN PALATE--663 9th Ave. (46th St.). The palace for healthful & satisfying dining experience. "Tea Art" "Tatami Rms." Delivering & Catering. Op. 7 days 12-11. CC. 582-1276. Also 34 Union Squ. E. @ 16th St., 614-9345; and 2170 B'way.
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