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Nice lunch in Royal Oak, MI

Rheta May 29, 2008 11:38 AM

I know I should do a search, but I don't have time. Need a nice place for lunch that would have nice salads. Thanks.

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    xman887 May 29, 2008 06:47 PM

    bastone - bistro fare located on main and fifth (or is it sixth).

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    1. re: xman887
      jerseyshore May 30, 2008 06:54 AM

      I'll second that. Been to Bastone 3-4 times, lunch and dinner, and have never had a bad experience on any level. Cafe Habana is connected to Bastone (same restaurant group) and is kinda funky and also has solid food.

    2. coney with everything May 30, 2008 06:38 AM

      I've had excellent salads at Mr B's of all places. I'd probably try Inn Season as well, just because I've never been but have heard good things.

      Are you thinking strictly downtown? Fiddleheads is RO but not near downtown and has excellent food, no reason to think their salads wouldn't be great too. They haven't changed their online menu yet, still says Winter.

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        cherie May 30, 2008 01:50 PM

        Town Tavern, if it's open for lunch.
        Pronto has lots of salad, though the place can be hit or miss.

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        1. re: cherie
          Docsknotinn May 31, 2008 02:48 AM

          The last time we were at Lilly's we thought it would be a great spot for a salad or sandwhich. I can't recommend Mr. B's.

        2. sharonmj May 31, 2008 07:08 AM

          Inn Season has the BEST salads... Cafe Muse is a great lunch spot as well.

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            smartcritic Jul 3, 2008 08:40 AM

            Definitely DO NOT got to Mr. B;s... Its bar food. The salads there are less than appealing (I have tried most of them) and the rest of the menu is composed of chicken fingers, hot wings and other deplorable offerings. I would recommend Cafe Habana (Cuban, reasonable prices), Cafe Muse (wonderful brunch type menu, try the grilled cheese - it won a national award. It is not your average), or Pronto for a wide variety of sandwiches...

            1. rtv Jul 8, 2008 01:53 PM

              A second thumbs up for the Town Tavern! was there the other day for lunch-really good!
              they have mini tacos as a app. so tasty i think i could have eaten a dozen! (or more)

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