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Aug 31, 2010 10:04 AM

Rte. 17N bet. 80W and NY Thruway

Any recommendations for a quick meal on Rt. 17 bet. 80W and NY Thruway?

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  1. Kinchley's in Ramsey is close to Rt. 17. Good thin crust pizza.
    Sonny & Tony's in Mahwah ( about 1/2 mile off Rt. 17) has great pasta fagiola and escarole & bean soups.
    The rest is all chains and diners.

    1. You might consider Legal Sea Food in Paramus.

        1. re: Tapas52

          You consider Mt. Fuji a "quick meal"?

          1. re: Tapas52

            this place is the saddest excuse for a japenese steakhouse i've even been to...downright AWFUL food. Skip!

            1. re: sixelagogo

              Havn't been there for a while....Why did you have a bad experience there recently?

              1. re: Tapas52

                I think i blanked the experience out of my mind (but i found my old post!! ick...) this is why i hated it:


          2. Assuming you are coming from Western New Jersey.....The Royal Warsaw in Elmwood Park, on River Road is just a minute off Route 80.....easy off and back onto Route 80



            If you are in the mood for pizza, both Lodi Pizza and Pizzatown are easy detours on Route 46.


            Royal Warsaw
            871 River Dr, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407

            Lodi Pizza Restaurant
            19 US Highway 46 W, Lodi, NJ 07644

            1. I know you're heading West on 80, otherwise you would be taking 287 to the Thruway...

              Someone already mentioned the Garden State Plaza and a chain resto, but in the same mall is Napa Valley Grille, an excellent and reasonable lunch menu.

              Oceano's is just off 4 west, 1/4 mile from 17. Very good.

              It needs a U Turn on 17, But Bistro 55 is a good choice as well.

              Further north, there's a good pub-style lunch at Brady's at the Station, Ramsey. Just a 1/2 mile off the Lake St exit.

              Oceanos Restaurant
              2-27 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

              Napa Valley Grille
              1146 Garden State Plz, Paramus, NJ 07652

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                1. re: menton1

                  What town is Bistro 55 in? I've never heard of it - sounds interesting.

                      1. re: tommy

                        Yeah, I guess so. It seems that RP/Maywood/Lodi all meet in that spot! Lol.