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amycakes Jan 6, 2008 07:57 PM

I occasionally crave a great salad (that's reasonably priced but not from a deli) when going out to eat in the Rittenhouse area but always come up short. Suggestions?

  1. OlderPhiladelphian Jan 14, 2008 06:35 PM

    Tria also has great salads.

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      coolgeek Jan 13, 2008 03:12 PM

      Steak salad at Monk's or (maybe) Nodding Head

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        lillotis Jan 13, 2008 03:48 PM

        I love the calamari salad at Morimoto. Lascala has great salads too.

      2. saturninus Jan 7, 2008 05:16 AM

        I like the Good Dog salad at Good Dog. Simple but expertly made.

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          bentley1530 Jan 13, 2008 04:17 PM

          I agree, a nice, fresh salad which makes me feel a little less guilty about ordering the good dog burger.

        2. smackdown Jan 7, 2008 05:14 AM

          i'm a big fan of the "control freak" salads at marathon grill - it is the make your own options, and they have so many different veggies, proteins and lettuce types to choose from.
          i also like the bistro salad at Blacksheep, it's under $10 and includes Mixed greens, roasted beets, goat cheese, toasted walnuts, lemon herb vinaigrette

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            joluvscards Jan 7, 2008 05:23 AM

            Agree that Marathon has grreat salads. Not cheap but always fresh and good quality.

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              FoolForFood Jan 7, 2008 11:31 AM

              Marathon salads are reliable, but you get charged for extra dressing. The salads are ginormous and the dressing containers are teeny - which makes the extra $$ insulting and unnecessary. I stopped going for this reason.

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