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Cambridge Lunch

joannecam Apr 20, 2009 05:18 AM

I am having lunch in Cambridge with an old college friend this week. I have researched this board and come up with Mulan and Dante. Should parking be sufficient at either of these two, and are we at risk of being rushed out of Mulan as I have been at many Chinese restaurants? We have a lot to talk about. Thanks.

  1. fecalface Apr 20, 2009 09:34 AM

    The staff won't rush you at Mulan, but depending on what time/day you go there may be a long line of people waiting for tables...in which case you might feel 'social pressure' to speed up your lunch. Thurs and Fridays are the worst.

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      macadamianut Apr 20, 2009 06:31 AM

      Upstairs on the square has an excellent lunch. The food is always delicious and very well made. It's a cool place that feels funky and hip. It's very Harvard Square.

      1. t
        Taralli Apr 20, 2009 05:33 AM

        I have never felt rushed at Mulan, where there are a few parking spaces right in front in their small lot. Call Dante to see if they'll validate your parking in the hotel garage. http://www.restaurantdante.com/

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        1. re: Taralli
          fredid Apr 20, 2009 10:30 AM

          Also - bring quarters, as an alternative, for the meters on Broadway. Nearby alternatives, if by chance there's no parking: Atasca or other Portuguese, or perhaps Oleana? (More high end, and I don't know abt lunch there...)

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