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Arabella09 Jul 24, 2010 07:10 PM

I made lunch reservations for next Thursday at Gertrude's. Is this a good choice?


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    ronandaim Jul 25, 2010 05:31 AM

    It certainly isn't a bad choice, but I've never been wowed by Gertrude's. Lots of people love it and if you're just looking for a good, dependable lunch, I'm sure it fits the bill.

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    1. re: ronandaim
      Arabella09 Jul 25, 2010 05:59 PM

      Thanks very much. Can you suggest an alternative in Charles Village?

      1. re: Arabella09
        wordtraffic Jul 26, 2010 06:57 AM

        Not nearly as upscale as Gertude's, but Carma's Cafe makes good salads and sandwiches. Donna's is also a decent choice.

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      Indy 67 Jul 26, 2010 07:02 AM

      What's your goal? If you want to eat pleasant food in a soothing setting surrounded by world class art, you won't do better than Gertrude's. (If the heat wave eases, you might even want to eat outside under the awnings.)

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      1. re: Indy 67
        Arabella09 Jul 26, 2010 06:52 PM

        Gertrude's it is!

        1. re: Arabella09
          chowsearch Jul 27, 2010 12:38 AM

          Skip the crab cake.

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