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cantkick Feb 16, 2010 03:12 PM

I have jury duty. Any suggestions for lunch? I'm open to just about anything. The only requirement is that it be delicious.

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    hotdoglover RE: cantkick Feb 16, 2010 03:49 PM

    Try Frankly Burgers & More. Great hot dogs, Italian Hot Dogs, and burgers.

    1. seal RE: cantkick Feb 16, 2010 03:57 PM

      You can't get to Frankly Burgers and More and eat and get back on a lunch break from the courthouse - it has to be someplace in the center of town just a few blocks from the courthouse.

      funny, I also had jury duty starting tomorrow, but I was in the group that is on call so I don't have to go. But I was planning on going to Ibby's which is almost on the corner of Main and South streets. If they call me for duty Thursday that is where I will go for sure.

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        cantkick RE: seal Feb 16, 2010 06:20 PM

        Seal, I read your reviews. Sounds great.

        One day I'll get to Frankly, but Seal's right, it's too far for the lunch break.

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          Angelina RE: seal Feb 17, 2010 03:10 AM

          Ibby's is great and you can't go wrong. Very good food! (If you like hot sauce, ask for a cup of it on the side! It's really good!)

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            mbw1024 RE: seal Feb 17, 2010 04:01 PM

            I had jury duty today as well but my number was not called :)

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            eleeper RE: cantkick Feb 16, 2010 11:47 PM

            We liked the food at Bahia de Acapulco when we went (admittedly a while ago), and it's a small place that should be fast enough. It's on the street that is the dogleg from Court St across the main street in Freehold.

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              joonjoon RE: cantkick Feb 17, 2010 07:36 AM

              Didn't we have this exact thread come up a few months ago?

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                MarlboroMan RE: joonjoon Feb 17, 2010 12:44 PM

                Yes, and my vote is for Oyako Tso's.. Japanese & sushi, right next to Ibby's. Great sashimi!

                http://www.oyakotsos.com/

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                cultofgiraffe RE: cantkick Feb 17, 2010 08:05 AM

                How about El Meson?

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                  Jerzeegirl RE: cantkick Feb 17, 2010 09:47 AM

                  Federici's.

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                    bgut1 RE: Jerzeegirl Feb 17, 2010 12:04 PM

                    Another vote for Ibby's. It's my go to place when I'm in downtown Freehold.

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                      MGZ RE: bgut1 Feb 17, 2010 12:11 PM

                      Ibby's is worth a trip to Freehold for lunch anytime. That hot sauce is terrific!

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                        equal_Mark RE: MGZ Feb 17, 2010 07:06 PM

                        Have been doing Ibby's from Tinton Falls now for a year. They know when I order that I need a container of their Hot Sauce (This from someone who often brings my own... [Go ahead and Google "Hot Spicy Food"]). They are a quick jump from the courthouse and totally worth the few cents they charge...

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                          Tapas52 RE: equal_Mark Sep 19, 2010 05:47 PM

                          Hi Mark....what do you suggest on the menu at Ibby's? I've never been...last time I had a Felafel was at a cart in front of Columbia University On Broadway in New York City many years ago in the late 80's.

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                            equal_Mark RE: Tapas52 Sep 19, 2010 06:46 PM

                            I only go there for dinner and I always get the Lamb Schawarma combo. That is sliced lamb on greens with tomato and pickled turnip with falafel, stuffed grape leaves, hummus and babaganoush (each dip topped with an olive and a dollop of olive oil with a bit of tahini & a side of grilled pita) If you like it spicy ask for some of their house made hot sauce on the side, it is smokin and full of chile flavor. This seems to feature most everything they do well there. Tell "D" I said hi!

                            This may be too huge for a lunch.

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                              joonjoon RE: equal_Mark Sep 19, 2010 07:00 PM

                              Their lamb sharwarma plate is tough to beat!

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                                tuxedo RE: equal_Mark Sep 20, 2010 09:43 AM

                                Every time I go to Ibby's I order the combo! Can't beat it!

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                        dawn104 RE: Jerzeegirl Sep 19, 2010 04:25 PM

                        We had dinner tonight at Federici's. I was very disappointed with the value for the money. We ordered a large house salad for $7.50. It was what I would expect asa free side salad. We questioned the waiter and he confirmed that it was the large......what a rip off. We ordered two pizzas - one large and one personal plus 4 beverages. Pizzas were good, but not great. The check was around $45......

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                        Federici's
                        14 E Main St, Freehold, NJ 07728

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