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Jun 2, 2007 05:24 PM

Pre-LSAT eating study place near Hyatt Regency Embarcadero?


I'm taking the LSAT at the Hyatt Regency lunch time on June 11 (Monday). Any suggestions for somewhere nearby to eat, prep/study, and generally center ones self before hand?

Thanks hounds!


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  1. If you're going to hang out and study, I'd recommend staying away from the restaurants because you'll have a waiter interupting you and wanting you to leave so they can turn the table. The ferry building is right across the street and a few places are open in the morning to grab pastries and coffee/tea/juice, plus there are lots of places to sit undisturbed and study, get centered with a view of the bay, etc.

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    1. re: sgwood415

      i agree with sgwood... so get a QUICK but filling lunch.. i say a nice fresh deli type sandwich from the ferry building... they also have that one grill place, if you wanted something hot. they have a good meatloaf grilled vegetable dish...

      avoid a place with LONG lines, so in that case, you will have to be picky about wher eyou go. the japanese place has to go, but for soem reason, whenever i'm out there it's a LONG line...

      i'm not sure how you are with standardized testing, but i would advise against having something too heavy.. in case you are fearing the nerves...

      the ferry building area is also a good place to unwind before the next half... i don't remember taking the LSAT (YEARS YEARS YEARS AGO) but if you don't have to study between, then please don't. just regroup and focus. nerves could potentially be your worst enemy.

      GOOD LUCK =)

    2. or you can cross to the street to the One Market complex and there are places in the lobby (food court - Starbucks, SF Soup + others) with tables...or cross Mission Street to Rincon Annex and also food court with lots of choices and places to sit

      1. If you want to eat at a restaurant you could eat at One Market Restaurant either at the Bar (if you need a table) or at the Counter area near the back, next to the kitchen for a diversion (just not really space to spread out study materials).

        1. Caffe Massimo, in the building where the Hyatt is, on the Market St side next door to Subway. Good coffee, gelato, sandwiches, couches, and not crowded between the morning and lunch rush.

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