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fancy lunch on saturday in burbank area

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hilarymays May 8, 2008 10:21 AM

I am having a tough time finding a place for a nice lunch on a Saturday in the Burbank area. Bistro Garden, Ca de Sol, Pinot Bistro etc all closed for lunch on Saturday. Any suggestions??

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    L.A.Hound RE: hilarymays May 8, 2008 11:19 AM

    It's not that fancy, but Castaway in Burbank has great views, especially if you're on the patio.
    http://www.castawayrestaurant.com/bur...

    1. ipsedixit RE: hilarymays May 8, 2008 11:32 AM

      Morton's?

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        gordita RE: hilarymays May 8, 2008 02:56 PM

        French 75?

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          hilarymays RE: gordita May 9, 2008 07:48 AM

          french 75 is now a BBQ restaurant called savannah. bummer....

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            skinny malinky RE: hilarymays May 9, 2008 12:42 PM

            It's not BBQ, it's upscale "southern" food. The menu isn't drastically different from French 75 and the decor is the same. It may be a good option, and it certainly isn't cheap.

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          burbankfoodie RE: hilarymays May 9, 2008 10:51 AM

          Maybe you could try McCormick & Schmidts (over off Riverside). There is also the what used to be called the Graciela Hotel but is now the Hotel Amarano. I've not been there but the picture of the dining room on their website looks very nice (and I know the hotel itself is very nice - over by Pinot Bistro). The website says afternoon and evening service so not sure if that includes lunch. Their phone number is 818-842-8887

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