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Jumptheshadow Jan 17, 2007 09:54 PM

Does anybody have suggestions for a good breakfast place to take a business contact in Chelsea? This will be on a weekday at 8:30 to 9 a.m. Thanks in advance.

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    Blumie RE: Jumptheshadow Jan 17, 2007 10:16 PM

    I haven't found any great ones. If I were taking out a business contact, I'd probably take them to Cafeteria, on 7th and 17th.

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      asdf RE: Jumptheshadow Jan 17, 2007 10:19 PM

      La Petite Abeille is open at 9 am for breakfast on the weekdays. Very good food, especially the gaufres chantilly. Not as sleek as Cafeteria, but better food IMO.

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        Lucia RE: Jumptheshadow Jan 17, 2007 11:13 PM

        I believe Le Gamin is open for breakfast at that time. It's very unassuming, though, so it might not be the vibe you're looking for here.

        1. 280 Ninth RE: Jumptheshadow Jan 18, 2007 02:07 AM

          Le Grainne Cafe is where you should go...9th and 21st. Good food, quiet, unobtrusive service, nurse that coffee for hours if you like...a virtual international house of introspection.

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            coffee RE: Jumptheshadow Jan 19, 2007 12:58 AM

            Chelsea Square, 23rd and 9th. Usually quiet enough for business conversation at that hour, very reasonably priced, excellent service and good food.

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              Blumie RE: coffee Jan 19, 2007 05:08 PM

              Chelsea Square is just standard coffee shop fare, if that's what you're looking for.

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              Bill L RE: Jumptheshadow Jan 19, 2007 08:30 PM

              I second Cafeteria. Have had many business breakfasts there. Very relaxed atmosphere and the food is pretty good. Very light and airy with good people watching.

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