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stephw1 Dec 31, 2009 08:27 AM

Any ideas for a good lunch spot in Danville on Saturday? Nothing upscale, just good food.

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    foodjack Jan 3, 2010 02:40 PM

    We ate at Joe and Mimma's about 12 years ago, and it was good. I didn't know if it was still there until I read this posting.

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      TerryG Jan 2, 2010 09:39 AM

      Too late for lunch today, but Joe & Mimma's Italian restaurant on Riverside Shopping Center is a reasonable non-chain possibility.

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        fcbaldwin Dec 31, 2009 09:35 AM

        Short Sugar's Barbecue on the main drag through town, Rt. 460. It has it's detractors when it comes to discussions about the different types of 'Q out there, but I had lunch there just this past Oct. '09 and enjoyed it. Very popular place with locals. It's a woodburner, too.

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          Cameraman Dec 31, 2009 08:30 AM

          Is Mary's cafeteria still open? That was a classic.

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            mikeh Dec 31, 2009 04:34 PM

            Mary's is still there. I'd routinely stop by on bi-monthly drives from Durham to Charlottesville. Nothing but a standard meat-n-three. After about a dozen visits, still trying to convince myself it's any better than K&W Cafeteria. but it's something...

            http://www.dancom.com/marys/

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