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Coronel301 Sep 29, 2009 01:00 PM

I will be in Greensboro, NC for two nights in October for a conference. Would love to avoid the chains and will have a car. What are my options?

Many thanks.

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    webvanman Oct 6, 2009 11:40 AM

    2 others that I would highly rec.

    1618 Seafood Grill is excellent. http://www.1618west.com/menus.htm

    The Printworks Bistro
    http://www.printworksbistro.com/

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      katspjs Oct 6, 2009 07:07 PM

      Liberty Oak and Grenache are in downtown and are neat.

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      yahooer Oct 6, 2009 04:38 AM

      Don't get me wrong. I like Lucky 32. Food is better than most but not what I'd recommend on this board. If that's the best Greensboro can do than shut my mouth, as they used to say in the South.

      Bistro Sophia looks great but haven't been although there are 2 or 3 things on the menu I'd order in a heartbeat. If you want something casual, Giacomo's is Italian. He makes his own salamis, sausage and pastrami that are all incredible. It's really a deli but you can eat in. Or pack a bag to take home.

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        brentk Oct 6, 2009 06:12 AM

        I agree with you on Lucky 32. OK, not great. I have been to Bistro Sophia several times and am a fan.

        Here are some additional places I like that you might want to consider:

        Undercurrent
        Sweet Basils
        Table 16

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        Undercurrent Restaurant
        327 Battleground Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27401

        Table 16
        600 South Elm Street, Greensboro, NC 27406

        Sweet Basils (Closed)
        620 Dolley Madison Rd, Greensboro, NC 27410

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        megabytes Sep 30, 2009 05:43 PM

        Bistro Sophia
        http://www.bistrosofia.com/

        1. bbqdawg Sep 29, 2009 01:40 PM

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          www.chowhound.com/topics/607486

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            jimingso Sep 30, 2009 07:43 AM

            Two changes to my May, 2008 list:

            Southern Lights has closed, unfortunately.

            Add Madison Park Cafe, which is across from Lucky 32.

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            MOC777 Sep 29, 2009 01:36 PM

            LUCKY 32!!! It is amazing. Get the black bean cakes, or the pesto chicken bowties, or anything on the menu!!!

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