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jimsoxz Jul 11, 2007 09:35 PM

Looking for someplace quick but good to have lunch before visiting the Barnes Foundation on Friday. Prefer Mediterranean or "whole foods" kind of place, though open to other suggestions.

  1. saturninus Jul 12, 2007 06:23 AM

    There is nothing good in Merion. Go to Manayunk and try Jake's or Le Bus.

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      Jeserf Jul 12, 2007 07:01 AM

      while not exactly RIGHT near the Barnes, whenever i'm home I like visiting de jour market for a relaxing bite.
      www.dujourmarket.com

      everyone can find something, there's parking and i've never had anything bad. the turkey club was really good, and so was the pizza.

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        jzerocsk Jul 12, 2007 07:33 AM

        AlDar Bistro on Montgomery Ave in Bala Cynwyd is good Mid East/Greek/Turkish.

        There is also a market-type place not far from that area, but for the life of me I cannot rememeber the name.

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          productionjon Jul 12, 2007 07:34 AM

          Aldar in Merion has some Mediterranean. It's right around the corner from the Barnes on Montgomery Ave.

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            witnessprotection Jul 19, 2007 06:43 PM

            If Ardmore/Wynnewood are close enough, consider Sang Kee, Alex Long, Khajuraho.

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              idia Jul 20, 2007 06:02 AM

              Aldar is Mediterranean and is good for lunch.
              Also the Tavern next door is just fine for lunch.
              Then there is Murrays Deli two doors up.
              These are your closest places to Barnes and all are fine for your needs.

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