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Lunch on Melrose

I am meeting some friends for lunch near Melrose & San Vicente. Any suggestions in the area?

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  1. I like Taste and, in that area, it would be my choice.
    Have a nice visit with your friends.

    1. The Creperie, Barefoot, Urth Cafe

      1. I love Urth but went to the one on Melrose with a friend recently and the noise level was ridiculous. It's a 'see and be seen' restaurant and my visits with my friends overshadow anything else. The one on Beverly is a little more relaxing.

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        1. re: latindancer

          yes Urth Cafe has great food, tea, and desserts. But I agree with you Latindancer...the one on melrose is always crowded...and it definitely a place to be seen.

          1. re: liltamby5

            Yes, you are right about the "see and be seen" crowd. I did recently go to the Beverly Hills location and it was a much better atmosphere - no crowds and plenty of seating. This is not really in the OP neighborhood though :-(

          1. re: mollyomormon

            Comme Ca is a great suggestion for lunch (the onion soup is perfect for a cold day)! Other thoughts would be the always lovely Lucques, Melrose Bar & Grill and Red 7 (pricey but good Asian fusion from Puck--note it might be closed due to construction on the Red Building).

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            Lucques
            8474 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90069

            Melrose Bar & Grill
            8826 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, CA 90069

            Red 7 By Wolfgang Puck
            8687 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069

            1. re: New Trial

              I just had Comme Ca's onion soup for lunch today. VERY disappointing. Avoid.

              1. re: New Trial

                do they still have the cheeseburger at lunch and is it very good?????? at comme ca, of course.

                1. re: kevin

                  They still have the burger and it is a huge disappointment. Bland meat smothered in mayo and a crappy bun that falls apart. Considering the price, it is one of the worst in town.

            2. There's also 3rd stop and Mon Sushi, both right across from Cedars Sinai...