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Lenny's Jun 19, 2006 12:24 PM

Any reccs? Opinions?

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    Rafie Jun 29, 2006 08:44 AM

    Lenny's is great. As a previous poster mentioned, get the sub...it's the largest sandwich you'll see in Manhattan!

    My favs are:
    the #1 special (that corned beef with coleslaw and pastrami) on the roll, and;
    the Chickavo (chicken breast, AVOCADO, ranch dressing (more of a mayo maybe?), plus I add mozzarella and subtract the red peppers. Oozing hot goodness! Reminds my flatmates and me of sandwiches you'd find out in Calif (where we're from).

    From their cold pre-made salads, I like to get - in the same container! - a little bit of their soy tofu and the avocado with that vinegary dressing (it comes with tomatos too but I usually tell them nicely that I just want the avo.) Love that combo.

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      zGustibus Jun 29, 2006 07:10 PM

      Dude... add cole slaw to any sandwich and it become the best ever, right?

      Midtown Lunch Food Blog: http://www.midtownlunch.com

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      Erin Jun 20, 2006 11:29 AM

      I LOVE Lenny's. Tuna, chedder cheese, tomato, toasted wheat bread. It's the perfect size, and tuna is delicious.

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        Erin Jun 20, 2006 11:29 AM

        I LOVE Lenny's. Tuna, chedder cheese, tomato, toasted wheat bread. It's the perfect size, and tuna is delicious.

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          CorgiLover Jun 19, 2006 11:37 PM

          I think the Bacon egg and cheese on a roll from Lennys are great. Also, their delivery is FAST! Sometimes 15 minutes, tops.

          The sandwiches are okay.

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            Zach@MidtownLunch Jun 19, 2006 07:02 PM

            I go there all the time for lunch. You can easily get a bad, dry sandwich there...

            I would definetely go for the specialty sandwiches. Even though they are expensive- they're really good, especially the grilled ones. My personal favorite is H4: Turkey, Corned Beef, Cole Slaw, Russian Dressing on Rye... and it's grilled.

            You can definetely get better, cheaper sandwiches in the city- but if there's a Lenny's near where you work, it's a good place to go for lunch. (There's a much longer post about Lenny's on my Midtown Lunch Blog)

            Link: http://www.midtownlunch.com

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              EA Jun 19, 2006 03:05 PM

              inferior ingredients, barely passable food. better than subway.

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                eve Jun 19, 2006 01:14 PM

                one time ordered in grilled chicken sandwich-blech. Over cooked and dry chicken. May try again. Different item though.

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                  Scott V Jun 19, 2006 12:52 PM

                  When the Lenny's opened on 23rd I asked the same and got no response.

                  He is what I think after a number of visits. Always get the sub. It is made on a soft roll that has enough bite to hold up to a full sandwich, and it is only a dollar more than the same sandwich on bread or a roll, but more than 2x the size - probably enough for two.

                  The "thanksgiving on a bun" sandwich isn't very good. Nothing has a strong flavor.

                  I like the roasted turkey/corned beef combo with coleslaw, swiss and russian dressing (H4, I think). Good flavor and healthier than your average corned beef sandwich by replacing some of the corned beef w/turkey.

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                    ericd74 Jun 19, 2006 02:01 PM

                    C2 Hero

                    Turkey, Genoa Salami, red onion, capers, provalone, oil and balsmic. Yummy.

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