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Lunch on sawtelle near Nuart ?

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rantoit Nov 14, 2006 05:25 PM

any ideas for a nice lunch near the Nuart on Santa monica and Sawtelle.....

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    epop Nov 14, 2006 05:33 PM

    sushi? many places-- kiriko, hide. basic lunch: sawtelle kitchen. Orris, i believe, is open for lunch.

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      Jwsel Nov 14, 2006 06:11 PM

      If Orris is open for lunch -- and I believe it is not -- it would have a menu limited to sandwiches and salads. It's definitely not the Orris menu.

      For $29.50, you can have the high-end sushi omakase at Kiriko -- soup, salad, nine pieces of top-notch nigiri, blue crab roll, and homemade ice cream. It's not a cheap lunch, but it's a great deal. Kiriko has other lunch specials, but that is my favorite.

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        TracyS Nov 14, 2006 07:24 PM

        Kiriko is one of my favorite sushi places. Sawtelle Kitchen is still closed for renovation.

        Other good options on Sawtelle nearby are Blue Marlin, Hurry Curry, Chabuya, and Mishima. On SM Blvd, Le Saigon, Isakaya Sasaya, and Terried Sake House.

      2. ladius Nov 14, 2006 06:05 PM

        New Japan across the street is not bad. I've only been there for dinner tho but they have good combos.

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          Alice Nov 14, 2006 07:30 PM

          2117 makes a nice lunch. They serve fusion food.

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            BHAppeal Nov 14, 2006 08:13 PM

            I second 2117. I've had several fabulous meals at lunch there. Great daily specials and reasonably priced given the excellent quality and creativity of the food.

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