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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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    artgeek RE: elasticwaistband 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

    1. happycamper RE: elasticwaistband 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 RE: happycamper Aug 22, 2007 11:01 AM

        Hasn't Agora closed for the renovation?

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        Zengarden RE: elasticwaistband Aug 22, 2007 09:54 AM

        Midi Bistro on McCaul would be nice and special.

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          EPIcureanTO RE: elasticwaistband 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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