I had the same challenge a while ago ... Smith & Wollensky
did not disappoint (fun pretzel bread) (not cheap)
I always liked Gallagher's
in NYNY a bit better (not cheap).
I walked to the German place across from Hard Rock and enjoyed a lunch.
Ellen is your EXPERT on buffets (her Facebook
has some pointers) ... maybe we can get her to come out of hiding to share her experiences from last week.