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Ethnic lunch spots on Upper West Side?

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copydoc Feb 7, 2007 01:41 PM

Will be in NY this weekend and am looking for a good spot for lunch on Sunday – open to ideas for any and all cuisines, as long as the quality is good.

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    Pan Feb 7, 2007 02:10 PM

    Indus Valley, 100th and Broadway, is a very good Indian restaurant, and last I checked, the lunch special was an excellent value. If you like Dominican-style rotisserie chicken, go to El Malecon, on Amsterdam a bit north of 97th St. I love their chicken! Some of their daily specials are also nice. Like in this weather, I could definitely go for the nice big bowl of Sopa de Pollo that they give you.

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      piccola Feb 7, 2007 04:54 PM

      At the risk of sounding like a broken record... I recommend Cafe con Leche, Swagat or Turkuaz.

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        asdfhjkl1 Feb 8, 2007 07:32 AM

        Awash is fantastic Ethiopian on Amsterdam and 106 or 107. Nice place as well.

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          copydoc Feb 11, 2007 06:15 PM

          Thanks for all the good suggestions. We ended up going to Saigon Grill, a Vietnamese restaurant on Amsterdam between 90th and 91st, and had a great lunch. From the crowds, it seems to be a popular spot, and I'd definitely recommend it.

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