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need brunch place Bergen County upper route 17 please

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jackiec Mar 15, 2010 08:12 AM

hi, I am meeting a friend who is coming down on route 87 and I am coming from Wayne so I am thinking a good place to meet would be upper route 17 area. I need a decent place for brunch, not too expensive but would love something on the "charming" side.

thanks!

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    foodismylife RE: jackiec Mar 15, 2010 01:13 PM

    A MANO IN RIDGEWOOD
    Great and I do mean great Naples style pizza and entrees
    great gelato too and a byob good liquor store acrosss the street
    mangia

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      doxy216 RE: jackiec Mar 15, 2010 01:19 PM

      Try Bistro 55 on 17 nsouth, used to be South City Grill. We did brunch a few weeks ago with a small group. Good food selection, did not rush us, champagne etc... Nice atmosphere too. Price was good.

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        Curlz RE: doxy216 Mar 15, 2010 04:45 PM

        Haven't been there for brunch, but I agree that Bistro 55 is a nice spot...

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          Bosmer RE: doxy216 Mar 16, 2010 07:52 AM

          I agree that Bistro 55 serves pretty good food but disagree about the price for brunch. They charge $27 per person. It is on the high side.

          I was going to suggest the Mason Jar in Mahwah but am unsure it would be considered "charming".

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          CAMRA RE: jackiec Mar 17, 2010 11:49 AM

          It is not charming but, the Sheraton Crossroads in Mahwah has brunch.

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            menton1 RE: CAMRA Mar 17, 2010 05:28 PM

            When you say "brunch" I assume you mean Sunday; otherwise the "charming" idea fits Cafe Panache in Ramsey, they do weekday lunch. Otherwise, less charming is Kinchley's in Ramsey, but good food and acclaimed pizzas. And then there's Village Grille in Waldwick, decent "pubby" food, but make sure you sit in the bar dining area.

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            Cafe Panache
            130 E Main St, Ramsey, NJ 07446

            The Village Grille Restaurant & Bar
            71 Crescent Ave, Waldwick, NJ 07463

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