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Oct 15, 2007 08:10 AM

Coming to Larchmont Village for dinner, any recs?

I'm meeting an old friend in Larchmont Village for dinner. Looking for a casual, inexpensive ($15-20 per person) place where we can sit and chat for awhile. I've read on the boards that Le Petit Greek and La Luna are places to consider (although I'm unclear whether La Luna is closed?). I'm vegetarian, my friend's not (but often orders vegetarian foods). Any and all recs are appreciated. Thanks!

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  1. i must admit, i haven't been impressed with any of the restaurants in Larchmont Village- though the Village Pizzaria is great, and the wine and cheese shop makes the MOST delicious sandwichs. - though Chan Dara thai is right there and its cozy and yummy. Great vegatarian dishes. its not right on the Larchmont strip, but it is literally 100 ft up from Noah's bagels on Larchmont.

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    1. re: Jaybay

      Chan Dara may not be for you if you are an extremely strict vegetarian; I'm not sure, for instance, that they have "non-fish fish sauce". I've liked Petit Greek, La Luna, and Girasole (though since I haven't been over on Larchmont regularly in a couple of years, one or both of the latter may, IIRC, have closed; also not sure that for dinner you'd get out for less than $20 per person)

    2. Prado - Caribbean Cuisine
      244 No. Larchmont Blvd., (near Beverly).
      (323) 467-3871

      Plenty of easy to order Vegatarian options.

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      1. re: JBC

        I second Prado. And their Sangria is delicious. It's next door to Pinkberry.

        1. re: search_for_the_holy_gruel

          Good lord, I KNEW I was leaving out something. Prado, definitely. You'll hit your price point if you're careful, even at dinner.

          BTW, it's not next to Pinkberry; Pinkberry's next to it.

          ; )

          r gould-saltman no avatar

      2. I recently dined at Larchmont Grill and really liked it. It's comfortable, service was attentive and I loved the braised short ribs I had. It's at Melrose east of Vine; not quite the village...

        1. Thank you all for the suggestions! I'll update later this week on the restaurant that we choose for dinner.

          1. As hpcat said, Larchmont Grill. Kind of a upper-middle class family restaurant feel. If that makes sense. But if you have to eat in the "village", Try Prado, if you can get through all the people who worship the powder based yogurt like substance, next door. ;P