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Make My Mom Happy- Brunch WIth MUSSELS

MsAlyp Dec 5, 2009 07:18 AM

Going to take my mom out for brunch but what she really is craving is some good mussels. Does anyone have any GOOD recs for a spot that serves brunch with some great fresh mussels?
Thank you!

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  1. LNG212 RE: MsAlyp Dec 5, 2009 07:26 AM

    I'd recommend B Cafe (I've only been to the UWS location but there's one on the UES as well). We've been for dinner a couple of times (not brunch) and the food was really good with warm and informative service. It's more of a good neighborhood spot rather than "destination". DH had the mussels and thought they were very good.

    B. Cafe
    566 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10024

    1. coasts RE: MsAlyp Dec 5, 2009 07:34 AM

      in the UWS, B Cafe and Bistro Cassis both do brunch and mussels. i'm not much for seafood so i can't comment on how good they are at either place.

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        small h RE: MsAlyp Dec 5, 2009 07:47 AM



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          eeee RE: MsAlyp Dec 5, 2009 01:44 PM

          Cafe de Bruxelles has a lovely brunch and the best mussels in the city.

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            Rmis32 RE: eeee Dec 8, 2009 03:32 PM

            2nd Cafe de Bruxelles, they do mussels umpteen ways.

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              MMRuth RE: Rmis32 Dec 10, 2009 11:59 AM

              I odn't know about the brunch they have, but the mussels are great, as are the frites. Reminds me that I need to get down there soon. I've always liked their apple/endive salad as a starter.

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            Jane A. RE: MsAlyp Dec 5, 2009 04:05 PM

            Jubilee on E 54th which always specializes in mussels has them on their brunch menu too.

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              egit RE: Jane A. Dec 10, 2009 08:59 AM

              Second Jubilee. I don't know where they get their mussels, but they're magic.

            2. kelea RE: MsAlyp Dec 5, 2009 07:53 PM

              Citron on the UWS has a ton of mussels on their menu as well.

              But i 2nd the B Cafe recommendation!

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                muppetdiner RE: kelea Dec 9, 2009 03:56 PM

                Look into Markt. Great mussels and stupendous fries.

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                mch RE: MsAlyp Dec 10, 2009 06:45 AM

                not sure the hours they are open but flex mussels is an option.

                1. smokeandapancake RE: MsAlyp Dec 10, 2009 08:49 AM

                  petite abeille
                  b cafe

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                    preppie foodie RE: MsAlyp Dec 10, 2009 10:42 AM

                    jumping on the Jubilee bandwagon....also have amazing profiteroles--save room!

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