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need van nuys recs for a 1 hour birthday lunch today and dog friendly

missmodular818 Oct 4, 2007 08:05 AM

i want to surprise my bf for lunch today. he works off fulton and burbank in van nuys. he will have 1 hour for lunch and i would like to bring our little dog....can anyone give me any recs please??? something with a patio....the only one in that area i can think of is hugo's tacos. thank you!!!! it's his bday today :)

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    Diana Oct 4, 2007 08:43 AM

    Try a few places with patios on Ventura, such as Le pain Quotidean, Art's Deli, Artisan Cheese Gallery (yummy sandwiches), in Studio City, Senor Fred's, Clay OVen, in Sherman Oaks.

    better off, concentrate on your BF's special day and leave fido at home. Then you're options are wide open.

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    1. re: Diana
      Burger Boy Oct 4, 2007 10:34 AM

      I agree, make it his day, I know I would enjoy that more. Dr Hogly Wogly BBQ has tables outside, I never see anyone sit there, call them.

      Doctor Hogly Wogly Tyler Texas Bbq
      8136 Sepulveda Blvd, Van Nuys, CA 91402

    2. Servorg Oct 4, 2007 08:18 AM

      (With the caveat that I haven't been) There is a South African restaurant and bar called Springbok Bar & Grill on Victory that friends have told us is dog (and people) friendly.


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      1. re: Servorg
        Servorg Oct 4, 2007 08:23 AM

        But now I am wondering if they are open for lunch or not? Better call and see.

        Adder: just checked City Search which has their hours as 11 am to 2 am (if that is accurate)

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