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Lunch reccos - Stamford and beyond

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Looking for a nice lunch spot with a nice variety on the menu, as there will be several people with different tastes. My group and I will be heading out from North Stamford and are not looking to head downtown. Heard a lot about some place in New Canaan on this board but haven't tried any of them. Not looking to spend a fortune but price point isn't my number one deciding factor. Thanks for your help!

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  1. Your best bet in NC is Sole. A lot of luncheoners are there and they have a great $12.95 lunch special as long as everyone is on the same page.

    If you would like Asian then Sushi 25 a little downthe blockis a good choice or go around the corner the Ching's Table.

    For burgers you may want Gates, but the food is not onpar with the other three. If youare looking for a burger bar, then try Cherry Street East.

    1. What about Le Pain Quotidien? Plenty of room for a group & looks like they have a nice light lunch menu. Have heard very positive things about their tartines.
      http://www.lepainquotidien.com/

      Their brownies are excellent.

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      1. re: amanda3571

        Baked goods are very good and brownies are excellent. jfood understands the cooked food is actually made in NYC and shipped out here. No confirmationof this just a data point.

        BTW - the baked goods sold out by 430PM two saturdays ago. Others agree.

        1. re: jfood

          Great recs. (Hey, when you get a chance, please check my coaster thread. There's a comment for you also.)