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Special lunch near St James

RichardNYC Oct 28, 2009 10:31 AM

What would you recommend for a special lunch near St James? One of the party of four is a vegetarian, so I'm leaning towards Italian, but other cuisines could work. The other three eat most anything.

Kitchen a Trattoria does not seem to do lunch. The other celebrants did not like Kithchen a Bistro or Casa Rustica.

Cielo in Smithtown?

Suggestions would be appreciated.

(edited withe new info)

  1. Fred19 Oct 30, 2009 05:16 AM

    Check out Zar's on Lake Avenue. They have Mideastern food, with a lot of vegetarian choices.


    1. l
      Lono37 Oct 29, 2009 05:46 PM

      How about Pentimento in Stony Brook village? They serve lunch and I've always found the food to be excellent -- http://www.pentimentorestaurant.net/

      1. j
        jmax Oct 29, 2009 05:46 AM

        H2O or Chopshop in Smithtown

        1. coll Oct 28, 2009 01:44 PM

          This is a little out of left field, but when you said vegetarian, I thought of this place
          The food is authentic and the people that work there couldn't be nicer. The one I go to is in Setauket, but basically borders on St James.

          A Little Cafe
          118 White Horse Rd W, Voorhees, NJ 08043

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          1. re: coll
            RichardNYC Oct 28, 2009 02:54 PM

            Alas, most of the group don't like Indian food.

            1. re: RichardNYC
              coll Oct 28, 2009 04:02 PM

              Oh well, it was a long shot. My husband's family is the same way, I only go with friends.

              Long Shots Cafe
              983 Campbell Ave, West Haven, CT 06516

          2. phofiend Oct 28, 2009 12:25 PM

            Well, you nixed my two favorites, but maybe Bella Vita City Grill, on North Country Road, would work for you. I really like their eggplant dishes and chopped salad.

            1. sbp Oct 28, 2009 11:18 AM

              You mentioned Kitchen a Trattoria, but there's also Kitchen a Bistro, of course.

              Sorry, didn't see your mention of it. Wow, they didn't like Kitchen a Bistro!

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