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Where to go for a light lunch in the East Village...?

CindyJ Mar 15, 2010 06:26 AM

Good soup, nice salads, interesting sandwiches, etc. Any suggestions? Thanks!

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    InSearchOfTacos RE: CindyJ Mar 15, 2010 08:18 AM

    not east village exactly, but how about corner shop cafe? http://www.cornershopcafe.com/

    cute lunch spot- food isnt extraordinary but its convenient (corner of bleecker and broadway) and pretty reasonable. the last time i went, my poached eggs had a very odd texture and were not cooked well- but the sandwiches and soups look good so i'd def opt for that next time.

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      hellsbells815 RE: InSearchOfTacos Mar 15, 2010 01:31 PM

      Corner Shop Cafe is closed for renovations! And they are under new ownership. They are reopening in the late spring.

    2. visciole RE: CindyJ Mar 15, 2010 08:45 AM

      Northern Spy on 12th between A & B.

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        JulesTei RE: visciole Mar 15, 2010 01:12 PM

        I second Northern Spy! Also -- Westville East is great for sandwiches, salads, etc.

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        boccalupo RE: CindyJ Mar 15, 2010 01:33 PM

        Tarallucci e Vino. Although I have only been to 18th Street branch. A bit pricey though.

        Cafe Abraco has small interesting small plates and focaccia at lunch but little seating space.

        Maybe try B & H for a borscht and grilled cheese.

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          visciole RE: boccalupo Mar 15, 2010 04:49 PM

          East Village T & V also has very little seating space.

        2. coasts RE: CindyJ Mar 15, 2010 06:21 PM

          Nicky's on Second bet. A & B

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            picklesister RE: CindyJ Mar 15, 2010 10:30 PM

            Pylos is perfect! Excellent Greek food in a lovely setting. 7th St near Avenue A.
            Also Belcourt, Mediterranean bistro on a sunny corner of 4th St and 2nd Ave. Very sweet service.

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