Soho Park on Prince and is Buffa gone? 2 questions 1 post
- 2slices Sep 15, 2006 10:03 PM
I didn't want to be the one to ask but I guess I will be. Has anyone been? I don't know if I'm used to new places around here being dissapointing or if I just miss the old garage covered in WK artwork but I'm resentful of this place and yet still intrigued because it's a fairly low priced burger and fries (and more) joint. Any reports welcomed.
Also what happened to Buffa are they closed or just renovating?
Don't know about Buffa but I had lunch at Soho Park a few days ago. The food is good and decently priced. A good place if you are in the neighborhood but probably not a destination place.
I saw Soho Park marketed as a beer garden. Is that right? Didn't seem like it when I walked by. If it's trying to be, I'll give it a shot, but can't imagine that it could top Loreley.
I was @ Soho park today for lunch. It's alright. I got the cheeseburger. Fanelli's is better. The meat was definitely VERY THOROUGHLY cooked...essentially overdone. The fried zuchinni was tasteless. It would've been nice to have some ranch sauce with that but they don't have ranch. My friend got the grilled cheese and he was happy w/that. Also tried the hazelnut egg cream. Probably the best tasting egg cream (a lot of cream and a lot of sugar/syrup) ever imho.
I was in Buffa the last week of July. They are supposed to be closed for 2 months for renovations.
I haven't tried soho park yet.
Soho Park: Burgers are akin to Burger King or Carl's Junior -- it's been awhile since I've been to either one of these. Thin char-grilled taste, thinly sliced local Guss's pickles, shredded iceberg lettuce and that thousand island-like tangy dressing on a simple, but good bun. Meat is thin, so it only comes well-done, but with an ample serving of fries/frites (hand cut) it's a good deal for under $8. The hotdogs are also pretty good- they snap and the buns are grilled. It's fast food SOHO style. I haven't had the beer, but it probably goes nicely with all the fried food. The fried zucchini strips were a bit limp, and the sauce that accompanies it, doesn't really work-- but they have a list of sauces to substitute. Room for improvement, but I'd definitely go back.
reasonably priced, better fast food, better bar food. brew selection is decent but not overwhelming. good spot for a quick bite. recommended.