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Jan 23, 2002 02:06 PM

dessert and coffee near lyric opera house??

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Hey all,
Does anyone know a good place for coffee and dessert near the lyric opera house??

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  1. Before the opera, try the Maxim's joint on Madison located three or four blocks east of the Opera House. It's not high-luxe or expensive, but the desserts are really very nice, the coffee's okay (cappucino's better), and it's clean and quiet. Haven't been there in a while...but I recall liking it for an omelet and a glass of wine before going over to hear the fat (or skinny) people sing.

    After the opera, I have had good luck at the Italian Village...particularly at the ritzy main-floor dining room, if I had the scratch to spare.