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Feb 1, 2010 11:32 AM

Late lunch - West Hollywood

Next month, ten of us will be attending a show at the Coast Playhouse on Santa Monica Blvd between La Cienega and Crescent Heights.

Can you recommend a place that is:
1) general enough to have offerings that would appeal to everyone in the group (I don't know everyone)
2) good for a group of 10
3) open between 2-4:30pm
4) not too pricey
5) decent food (does not have to be fantastic)

It does not need to be right next door to the Theatre, but within 1.5 or 2 miles would be ideal. I look forward to hearing what you have for me. Thanks in advance!

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  1. Would Comme Ca work? I recently went to a baby shower for 15 there and it seemed that everyone was able to easily find something on the menu, food was very good and it was not overly expensive. They serve lunch until 3 so that if you were there and ordering by 3, I'm sure you could sit and linger.

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    1. re: mollyomormon

      Hi Molly, thank you for this rec. I had thought of Comme Ca, but when I noticed they closed at 3... The show we are attending does not start until 4:45 so I think sitting there for that long may grate on some of the staff's nerves. Or, at least, it would mine. What do you think? ;-)

      1. re: WildSwede

        I've done a late lunch there and sat past 3pm, but you might be right that it could annoy the staff, especially since it's a large group and people will likely want refills on drinks and stuff. Maybe you could call and check if it would be a problem?

        I'll keep thinking if there are other options right there.

    2. How about "Street" on Highland? Is that close enough? They serve small plate between lunch and dinner....lots of interesting choices for everyone. Not expensive. And they have a good sized patio....with heaters and a fire pit.
      Also...Greenblatt's can put together some tables upstairs. Decent deli food...nice wine by the glass choices (since the wine store is right there) and close by. Plus, there's parking behind the restaurant.

      1. What about Hugo's (only a block away)?

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        1. re: Obessed

          That was going to be my suggestion.

        2. Pain Quotidien on Melrose is open, fairly quiet at that hour and has a big table inside that will seat you all.