Best Jury Duty Lunch in Manhattan

October 25, 2016
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by Zagat Staff

Have jury duty? Here are the top-rated restaurants for jury duty lunch in Manhattan.

Great NY Noodletown
Chinese · Chinatown · $$
Food 4.3 · Decor 2.5 · Service 3.2

Surrender to the crowd experience " and " sit with strangers " at this " chaotic " C-town noodle shop known for " dirt-cheap " Cantonese eats (and " delicious " salt-baked seafood) served into the wee hours; not so great is " zero decor ", no credit cards and " difficult" service.
Nha Trang Centre
Vietnamese · Chinatown · $$
Food 4.1 · Decor 2.7 · Service 3.5

Fantastic " pho and other " authentic " Vietnamese eats trump " institutional decor " and the " rushed service you'd expect " at these " hole-in-the-wall " Chinatown joints; the " incredibly reasonable " prices alone make them " worth a stop" even if you're not on jury duty.
The Odeon
French · TriBeCa · $$
Food 4.0 · Decor 3.9 · Service 4.0

Historical hipness " clings to this " sexy-smart " TriBeCa bistro that’s enjoying something of a rebirth with the renaissance of the Financial District; " solid " Franco-American fare, a " vibrant " mood and the addition of breakfast service are reasons why it " seems fresher " than ever to its perpetually " cool crowd.
Nha Trang One
Vietnamese · Chinatown · $$
Food 4.1 · Decor 2.7 · Service 3.5

Fantastic " pho and other " authentic " Vietnamese eats trump " institutional decor " and the " rushed service you'd expect " at these " hole-in-the-wall " Chinatown joints; the " incredibly reasonable " prices alone make them " worth a stop" even if you're not on jury duty.
Takahachi Tribeca
Sushi · TriBeCa · $$
Food 4.4 · Decor 3.5 · Service 4.1

Creative sushi " and " excellent " Japanese home-cooking basics at a favorable " quality-to-price ratio " earn these neighborhood spots " favorite " status; a " helpful " staff adds warmth to the " nothing-fancy " setups, which " bustle" at prime times.
Zucker's Bagels & Smoked Fish
Brunch · TriBeCa · $
Food 4.1 · Decor 3.2 · Service 3.7

These "real-deal" delis from the family behind Murray’s Bagels supply "high-quality" bagels with a "nice, chewy texture" alongside "delicious spreads" including "incredible" smoked fish; service is "no-nonsense" and the decor "nonexistent" but they’re "busy for a reason.