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lizzieg May 9, 2008 08:13 PM

Any recommendations for a 12-person lunch on a Monday on the UWS? Wheelchair accessible is a plus. I know this is difficult, but I appreciate the help.

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  1. LeahBaila RE: lizzieg May 11, 2008 08:43 AM

    I think Cafe Frida would be totally do-able! Tasty Mexican served in a casual, festive enviro

    www.thelunchbelle.com

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      LNG212 RE: LeahBaila May 11, 2008 11:31 AM

      While I agree that the food at Cafe Frida can be good, I think the service leaves a lot to be desired. The last time I brought a group of 10 there, the service was beyond terrible. There is an auto-grat for parties of that large, and the staff clearly felt they needn't even do the basics because they were already "guaranteed" their gratuity. It was very unpleasant.

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      JMJD RE: lizzieg May 11, 2008 02:39 PM

      You'd have to check on whether they are open for lunch, but the most spacious place I can think of on the UWS is Dean's (85th between Bway and Amsterdam) -- the space is huge, all on one level, and they should be able to accommodate a party that size without any trouble. (The food is OK, not great -- pizza is the best choice.)

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        amstrgy RE: lizzieg May 11, 2008 03:10 PM

        What about Zeytin at 85th and Columbus? I think that it's wheelchair accessible and the inside is reasonably spacious.

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