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Upper West Side - Solo Dining Recs

julesj66 Jul 25, 2006 11:55 PM

I'll be on the UWS around 85th & Columbus early Thurs eve and would like solo dining suggestions. Anything goes as far as food - cheap to midpriced (for ex. I go to Mary's or Pearl's solo from time to time). Bar or counter is fine if I can sit w/a book & feel comfortable. Cafe, falafel, soba/udon whatever. Don't want to go much past 86th - but am willing to get off subway in the 70's & walk. Thanks!

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    Daniel76 RE: julesj66 Jul 26, 2006 03:18 PM

    Sit at the bar at Ouest, Telepan, or Onera.

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      Fallon RE: julesj66 Jul 26, 2006 04:16 PM

      The bar at Cesca is pretty good too.

      1. julesj66 RE: julesj66 Jul 26, 2006 06:01 PM

        Thanks for the recs! Also considering Jacques-Imo's & now that I've just read about it - the new Hummus Place (may be having a large lunch!)

        Thanks again!

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          pollyvonwog RE: julesj66 Jul 26, 2006 07:18 PM

          what is this new hummus place?!?!?!? (where etc)

          nevermind! saw the other post about this. cant wait!!

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            Dave Feldman RE: julesj66 Jul 27, 2006 04:27 AM

            If you want to go cheaper than any of these, I'd recommend Flor de Mayo on 84th and Amsterdam, but stick to Peruvian dishes only (specials are on the blackboard).

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