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Lunch near AGO

elasticwaistband Aug 21, 2007 02:46 PM

I want to take my daughter to the AGO before it closes until 2008 for the final renovations. I am looking for suggestions for a nice place for lunch within walking distance of the gallery. Anything but Indian or Sushi would be good. Thanks.

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    EPIcureanTO Aug 22, 2007 12:49 PM

    Hey elasticwaistband- nice handle-lol!!

    I recall a couple of threads on this for you to peruse:

    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/363702
    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/395599

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      Zengarden Aug 22, 2007 09:54 AM

      Midi Bistro on McCaul would be nice and special.

      1. happycamper Aug 21, 2007 08:59 PM

        The attaching cafe to AGO, Agora, serves a fantastic lunch, at a good value. I had a really delicious poached salmon last time i was there.
        I also second Bodega and Midi near Baldwin. or head to Queen W for Queen Mother's Cafe.

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          cowhound Aug 22, 2007 11:01 AM

          Hasn't Agora closed for the renovation?

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          artgeek Aug 21, 2007 03:55 PM

          From my experience:

          On McCaul at Elm: Midi is wonderful, as is Sage (the latter a bit more casual/cafe).
          On Baldwin: La Bodega or Cafe la Gaffe (ditto).
          On Queen: I thought the Queen Mother Cafe was OK (others have raved though)

          Enjoy the show, and lunch!

          AG

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