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Lunch in Brooklyn Height -- suggestions please.

yllas Nov 9, 2006 03:51 PM

Hi, I am planning on having lunch tomorrow with a friend in Brooklyn Height. I am looking for suggestions. We will be near Montague Street. My friend is a bit of a food snob so I am hoping to wow him with something good for lunch. Thanks in advance.

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    bhill RE: yllas Nov 9, 2006 04:07 PM

    My favorite restaurant in Brooklyn Heights is Noodle Pudding, hands down.

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      JennS RE: yllas Nov 9, 2006 05:42 PM

      Noodle Pudding is the best restaurant in Brooklyn Heights but it isn't open for lunch. Your best bet on Montague St. would probably be Heights Cafe, although I don't think it would wow anyone. If you want to travel further, Five Front in DUMBO is good (not sure if they're open for lunch).

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        parkslopemama RE: JennS Nov 10, 2006 03:07 PM

        Five Front is not open for lunch, unfortunately.

        If you have to stick to the Montague Street area, I guess Queen and Heights Cafe are your best bets. (My Manhattan food-snob friend actually loved Heights Cafe -- I was pleasantly surprised.) Do you want to consider other nearby areas, like Smith Street or Atlantic Ave.?

      2. BrookBoy RE: yllas Nov 9, 2006 06:01 PM

        My choice would be Queen, about two or three blocks from Montague along Court Street. Its plain looks belie the terrific food they serve. And get the fresh mozzarella for a real treat. That dish alone should wow your friend.

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