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Jun 18, 2009 06:07 AM

Any places near Urban Herbivore to get wine/beer?

I've wanted to try this place (UH) for dinner but I understand they don't serve alcohol. Does anyone know if there is a place near by? Also, since I can't seem to find the menu on line, could anyone provide a little bit of an idea of what UH has on their menu?

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  1. urban herbivore is a sandwich place. they also have soup (i think) baked goods like muffins etc. if u are going for dinner, go early as they are not open till very late.

    there are quite a few bars around urban herbivore. That being said, urban herbivore is more of a lunch spot and i'd go to Fressen for dinner instead.

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      1. re: Ediblethoughts

        if an early dinner isn't a problem for you, then i would suggest getting your food to go and head over to ronnie's. they don't have a real food menu over there and so don't have issues with you bringing something to eat.

        ronnie's is also quite a nice choice because they have delerium tremens on tap!

        1. re: pinstripeprincess

          Interesting idea! I don't mind eating around 5 or 5:30 pm. So Ronnie's would be a good place to bring in food and order wine or beer? (Do you think they'd find it weird if a one-year-old was part of the party?)

          1. re: Ediblethoughts

            If you slap some temporary tattoos and an ironic t-shirt on the kid, no one will even notice. (my way of saying the joint is a bit hipster-ish)

              1. re: Ediblethoughts

                it is very hipster-ish.. and not that i object to it but i guess that helps describe the place a bit more aptly. if you've ever been to sweaty betty's on ossington they are quite similar in many ways (including good beer but different selection).

                they earnestly wouldn't care about a 1yr old but i would also go on a day that is nicer out because the inside is pretty decrepit and small. the patio out front is quite large and barring any smoking issues, much more comfortable.

                1. re: pinstripeprincess

                  Also good to know. I guess a nice day but maybe not too nice because, yeah, don't want to have to deal with the smoke esp. because of the baby. Thanks.