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Jul 12, 2006 11:13 PM

Moving to 88th & West End. Suggestions?

I'm moving from teh west village to 88th and West End. Would love suggestions in the area for nice meals, breakfasts, delis, quick bites, etc. Thanks very much!

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  1. Atrie's Deli is on Bdway and i think 84th--very good deli and great their mushroom omllette

    Zabar's on 79th and bdway has a cafe

    1. If you don't mind going up to 97 St. and Amsterdam, El Malecon has delicious pollo a la brasa and some nice daily specials.

      Zabar's is closer to you than Jacey suggested: between 80th and 81st Sts.

      1. "good enough to eat" amsterdam/83? and "sarabeth's" amsterdam/80 for brunch...long lines
        brother jimmy's amsterdam/80-81 bar-b-q for awesome ribs(try the dry and brunswick stew)

        saigon grill on amsterdam/90? is super popular

        1. for great italian, either celeste (amst/84th) or gennaro (amst/92) - both inexpensive and cash only. i think celeste may be a bit better because of their cheeses.

          forget the zabar's cafe - stay far away. but do hit barney greengrass.

          ouest (84/bwy) is still the best for a serious dinner.

          sal and carmines for pizza

          1. Flor de Mayo (84th and Amsterdam) -- especially for the Peruvian food. Small Peruvian menu but daily specials and soups.

            Ali Baba (85th and Amsterdam) for turkey schwarma with homemade laffa, good soups (especially chicken).

            Barney Greengrass (87th and Amsterdam) (breakfast and lunch only) for superb smoked fish, nova and eggs and onions, etc.