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Mar 8, 2001 09:36 PM


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I have a question about the Edison Cafe (47th street) and Eisenberg Sandwich shop (5th avenue between 22nd and 23rd). I live here, but have never been to either place. When I'm out and about, I'm usually alone. Are these places were "dining alone" is ok? (particularly the Edison). Also, how are the prices? Thanks!

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  1. Both are coffee shop atmosphere where dining alone is a-ok. They both have counters, if you don't like sitting at a table by yourself. I was just at the Edison Cafe for a pre-theater bite the other night. Prices are very easy on the wallet. The cheese blintzes are yummy -- light nicely flavored cheese filling and crispy not too greasy dough on the outside. My friend had the blueberry blintzes and the filling was average. Stick to the cheese.

    1. I recommend sitting at the counter at Eisenbergs and ordering a tuna on toast. It's a classic. (And cheap.)