99 East 52 St.
Alex von Bidder and Julian Niccolini preside over this classic entertaining spot, with its two main dining rooms—the pool room and the grill room—and three smaller private dining rooms. Of the private rooms, the pool room terrace seats 100 people using the restaurant’s chairs or 120 with rented chairs. Private dining room 2 holds 32 for receptions and has a constantly changing gallery of modern art. Private dining room 3 can hold 14 for receptions and opens to private dining room 2 through sliding doors. Private dining room 3 features starlight ceilings and shimmering chain curtains.