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Celebrate Graduation with Lunch in Lincoln Square

Apr 25, 2018
Celebrate Graduation with Lunch in Lincoln Square
It's nearly graduation season! May and June signal graduation for many students in middle school, high school, and college and what better way to celebrate than a delicious family lunch at a Lincoln Square restaurant.
During graduation season, you and your family can grab a table for lunch looking out over Lincoln Center's Hearst Plaza and reflecting pool at Lincoln Ristorante. This Italian cuisine spot at 142 West 65th Street offers a two-course a la carte Prix Fixe lunch menu for $29 per person. The restaurant is also available to host private parties and group celebrations, and larger parties will receive a complimentary Prosecco toast. Contact Yale at Lincoln Ristorante for reservations and more information at yfrederiksen@patinagroup.com.
From Monday to Friday, through May and June, Boulud Sud at 20 West 64th Street (Broadway and 64th) will serve a Mediterranean-inspired three-course Prix Fixe menu special for families celebrating graduation. The menu includes such dishes as Gambas Al Ajillo and spring ricotta ravioli, and your family will also receive Boulud Sud's special celebration cake for dessert served with gelato. Plus, complimentary bubbles on arrival! This lunch special requires a reservation and is $52 per person. 
Elsewhere in the neighborhood, several of our other star-worthy eateries also have Prix Fixe lunch menus during the week that make for a perfect graduation celebration spot. 
Atlantic Grill at 49 West 64th Street (Broadway and 64th) has a three-course Prixe Fixe lunch for $29 per person. Choose from entrees including Faroe Island salmon or Bucatini ala Amatriciana. 
At Bar Boulud, at 1900 Broadway, you and your family can enjoy a two-course or three-course Prix Fixe lunch weekedays for $27 and $34 per person, respectively. Enjoy such dishes as Atlantic Cod basquaise or croque monsieur. Plus, enjoy the outdoor cafe style seating along Broadway. 
At Porter House Bar & Grill on the 4th floor of The Shops at Columbus Circle, you can celebrate your graduate with a Park View Prix Fixe lunch. This three-course meal for $35 per person includes dish choices like petit filet minion or risotto, and allows you a view of Central Park.
Rosa Mexicano at 61 Columbus Avenue (at 62nd Street) offers a Chef's LunchMonday through Friday which can help you celebrate your new grad. The menu is $20 per person offering 2-courses of authentic Mexican cuisine which you can enjoy outdoors at seating along Columbus Ave or inside their comfortable dining space.
Sole Bistro Italiano, a white table cloth Italian spot at 2014 Broadway, offers a $25 three-course Prix Fixe lunch Monday to Friday. The lunch special includes homemade pasta dishes and tiramisu or gelato for dessert. The restaurant also offers outdoor seating on Broadway.
Of course, there are a number of other fantastic restaurants in Lincoln Square at which you can enjoy a celebratory lunch--for graduation or any occasion! Check out our Neighborhood Guide to discover more delicious options for lunch plans this May and June.