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Weekend lunch in the city.....

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any thoughts on a great place for casual, small plates type lunch on the weekend...???
Amada, Trading Company, Kanella all seem to have a "brunch" menu on the weekend which appears much different than their typical "lunch" menu.....Any thoughts?
thanks

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  1. Day By Day, at 21st and Sansom, seems to be open on Saturdays. It is very casual, but I find it a lovely place for lunch. The other day my sister and I enjoyed shrimp salad with avocado in a Jersey tomato shell, and it was delicious.

    Had good lunches recently at Devon and at Chops, but I didn't check if they are open for Saturday lunch.

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    1. re: sylviag

      Devon is open for Saturday lunch, Chops is not.

      1. re: sylviag

        Amada has a non-brunch menu on Saturdays. I highly recommend it. Devon is a chain and the last time I was there did not serve small plates as the OP was looking for. You may want to consider Chifa or better yet Tria too.

        1. re: bluehensfan

          thanks...tria is a great suggestion...
          unfortunately the lunch menu at amada lacks our favorite flatbreads....so will wait to hit there again for dinner!
          thanks