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jjim Sep 13, 2007 11:20 AM

I have always gone to sarabeths on amsterdam in the upper west side for theirs. are they still the best? any other reccommendations?

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    berna RE: jjim Sep 13, 2007 12:29 PM

    The Neptune Room has a great lobster eggs benedict and it's just a couple of blocks from Sarabeths without the wait.

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      kelea RE: berna Sep 14, 2007 07:27 AM

      Neptune Room! It is delicious....and they serve it on an biscuit instead of the regular english muffin.


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      kathryn RE: jjim Sep 13, 2007 04:01 PM

      Try Blue Ribbon Bakery for their "Blue" Benedict.

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        digsnola RE: jjim Sep 13, 2007 06:55 PM

        Looking forward to the benedict on savory scones at Alice's Tea Cup. Anyone had a go?

        1. LeahBaila RE: jjim Sep 14, 2007 06:09 AM

          Clinton St. Baking Co. makes a good one...if you're willing to wait in the heinous line

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            HalfBaked RE: LeahBaila Sep 14, 2007 10:14 AM

            Im planning on going to CSB next Monday. How busy is it? Should we look for something else nearby? I'm really looking forward to thier pancakes and eggs benedict!!

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              LeahBaila RE: HalfBaked Sep 14, 2007 10:24 AM

              It's pretty insane. There's even a wait before the place opens! Don't get me wrong, the place is good, but it's certainly not worth planning your entire day around.

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                kathryn RE: HalfBaked Sep 14, 2007 10:29 AM

                Mondays should be OK, it's only packed to the gills on the weekends.

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                  eastvillgirl RE: kathryn Sep 19, 2007 10:04 PM

                  Um, that's what I thought, but I recently was told there'd be a 30 minute wait when I went around 11am on a Monday. Now that's crazy. Maybe I'm intolerant, but I just can't stand in line BEFORE I've had a few coffees.

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                    kathryn RE: eastvillgirl Sep 20, 2007 11:53 AM

                    Damn. Maybe the secret is out.

                    Then again, 30 minutes is a way shorter wait than the weekends. And more than enough time to walk down to the Roasting Plant and walk back to Clinton St. if the weather is cooperative.

                    I might have popped into Shopsins instead.

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              kpsquared RE: jjim Sep 19, 2007 09:14 AM

              Five Points serves theirs with homemade pork sausage and a cheddar biscuit...amazing.

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                Ianbro RE: kpsquared Sep 19, 2007 01:23 PM

                The Eggs Benedict at PJ Clarke's is the best i've had and i've had a bunch. Bonus is they serve it all day.

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                City Kid RE: jjim Sep 20, 2007 10:49 AM

                I'm not a Sarabeth's fan but I do love the crab cake benedict at Ocean Grill!

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