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emmkay Nov 7, 2007 11:28 AM

Can anyone recommend some good places for a group lunch on a weekday in Northern Liberties?

I love Standard Tap, but they don't open until 4pm.

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    lawgirl3278 RE: emmkay Nov 7, 2007 11:43 AM

    How about N. 3rd?

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      productionjon RE: emmkay Nov 7, 2007 04:32 PM

      Had lunch at Liberties today. It was pretty good and was actually open for lunch in that neighborhood. They have big tables in back for groups

      1. rabidog RE: emmkay Nov 7, 2007 05:12 PM

        hmmm i don't know what all is open for lunch. i live in northern liberties, but work in the burbs so i'm not often around for weekday lunches. north third is my neighborhood fave but i don't think they open til 4 or later.

        i think azure a block north of standard tap is open for lunch, and i've had a few good things from them. they are spacious, so i'm sure they could handle your group. http://www.azurerestaurant.net

        you could see if tiffin (indian, 7th and girard) has room for a group upstairs... does anyone know if they have dine-in lunch service? i do know they deliver at lunchtime.

        i wish more places here were open for lunch. it's more of a late-night neighborhood, as there aren't many people around during the workday to have enough of a demand for much lunch service. sovalo, il cantuccio, bar ferdinand, modo mio - all good places, but i don't think they are open for lunch (are they?). you might have some luck at honey's sit n eat, and i know a good amount of people like them due to the weekend brunch lines, but they totally fail to impress me.

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          bumble RE: emmkay Nov 8, 2007 04:58 AM

          Koi on 2nd is open for lunch and if you don't mind putting up with some attitude, Il Cantuccio is open with a great lunch deal.

          1. saturninus RE: emmkay Nov 8, 2007 08:39 AM

            I always enjoy the Abbaye for a weekday lunch. Great sandwhiches, fries, etc.

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              rabidog RE: saturninus Nov 8, 2007 04:07 PM

              ah, i'd forgotten about the grilled cheese i used to eat from them quite often as i waited for two months for a refrigerator to be delivered to my house when i first moved in! great beers, too, if it's a drinking lunch!

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              Sekie RE: emmkay Nov 14, 2007 08:58 AM

              Deuce has a great lunch menu too! New Chef

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                caos RE: Sekie Nov 14, 2007 10:45 AM

                I was @ Deuce a couple Friday's for lunch. New chef is real good. Plus its a cool place

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                  Gingerpow RE: caos Nov 14, 2007 05:38 PM

                  Quite right, Duece is a cool place and the food is great. I've eaten there several times with my DD who lives nearby. The Philly Cheesesteak Eggrolls are fantastic.

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