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Inexpensive Lunchspot Near Park and 30th

I'm tired of meeting my friend at Pinch pizza, but she's the one that works up there, not me...I'm at a loss for alternatives.

Looking for something:
-Inexpensive
-With vegetarian options
-Cold dishes (this weather is unbearable...)

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  1. Cold dishes, umm that's a tough one. The one that came to mind when I saw "inexpensive near Park and 30th) was Sophies Cuban on Madison between E. 34th and E. 33rd. But, I guess when its 100 degrees out, that might not fit the bill today. Maybe another day?

    1. AQ Cafe in the Scandinavia House

      sandwiches, salads, hot or cold soups, cold plates like salmon and herring and a great smorgasbord! as well as swedish meatballs, gratins, quiches, etc.

      58 park ave at 38th

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      1. re: calypsogirl

        Good call :-) Hot day to walk 8 blocks, I couldn't do it but I bet most people could.

        1. re: sivyaleah

          sweat it out! then you can eat more. :)

        1. You could go to Pax. It is on the corner of Park avenue south and 23rd. The salads are really good. You choose your lettuce, your ingredients, the vinaigrette and they toss it right in front of you. You can do take out or eat there. The salad will cost you around 6 or 7 dollars with lots of ingredients. The sandwiches are also very good. I know it is hot outside, but the soups are good also.

          1. If you're going toward Pax, I'd cross the street and get a salad at Tossed (east side of park, just south of 23rd). I also kind of like Lite Delights on 3rd and 32nd (or close to that)...west side in a block of shops anchored by a Chase bank and Gristedes. Sandwiches, salads, smoothies...