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wendy k Sep 14, 2009 06:11 PM

I need a lunch place in or near Iselin... I've read that it's a great place for Indian food, but I'll have some picky kids with me & need something good, but sorta mundane. Maybe a good diner? It'll be a Sunday. Any suggestions? Thanks!

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    HillJ RE: wendy k Sep 14, 2009 06:57 PM

    I've got the perfect family friendly place for you. Rasoi II, 1567 Oak Tree Rd., Iselin. Large selection of Indian favorites at the buffet; which was outstanding. And, plenty of menu items. Dh & I were there two Sunday's ago and had a wonderful meal.

    Menu: http://rasoiindianrestaurant.com/raso...

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      coldsolderjoint RE: HillJ Sep 14, 2009 10:44 PM

      If you want diners, Menlo Park Diner is a good solid diner, the Edison Diner is a bit further but also solid, The Skylark is a bit "classier". And the Pantagis is good too.

    2. rockhopper RE: wendy k Sep 15, 2009 12:54 PM

      that's too funny; something good so that leaves out Indian food. :)

      1. ambrose RE: wendy k Sep 15, 2009 07:05 PM

        I agree that the Menlo Park Diner on Route 1 South is a solid choice if that's the route you decide to go.

        An obvious question is, how old are the kids and how picky are they? There are many chain restaurants in that neck of the woods that might appeal to them, if not to you. The Cheesecake Factory is in the Menlo Park Mall, Five Guys is in the Woodbridge Mall and in between are places like the Bonefish Grill (seafood) and Famous Dave's (barbecue).

        It's far from mundane but you might also want to consider Harold's New York Deli for huge and exceptionally good deli sandwiches, as well as many other wonderful selections. Sunday will be pretty busy so be prepared to wait.

        http://www.haroldsfamousdeli.com/

        If you like thin crust pizza, Nancy's Towhouse in Rahway is a good bet. Not sure though if it's open on Sunday.

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