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Lunch near Van Ness & Market?

redrover Sep 3, 2010 10:05 AM

What's good for a weekday solo lunch within walking distance of Market & Van Ness? Zuni's a bit much for me take on, at least today, but looking for something better than a Downtown feeding trough. Thanks. .

Zuni Cafe
1658 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

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    artemis RE: redrover Sep 3, 2010 10:46 AM

    how much are you looking to spend? quincy's sandwiches is right there and offers a good basic sandwich.

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      redrover RE: artemis Sep 3, 2010 10:48 AM

      I'd say up to $20

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        saffrongold RE: redrover Sep 3, 2010 11:12 AM

        it's a short walk to Hayes Street and there are alot of choices there for a nice lunch - Hayes Street Grill, Absinthe, Bar Jules and more.

        Hayes Street Grill
        324 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102

        Bar Jules
        609 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102

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        Meredith RE: artemis Sep 3, 2010 01:28 PM

        I hate to have to type this, but Quincy's is closed.

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          artemis RE: Meredith Sep 3, 2010 02:42 PM

          oh SAD.

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        bigwheel042 RE: redrover Sep 3, 2010 02:35 PM

        I thought Canto do Brasil was pretty good for the money. They have lunch specials in the $6-9 range every weekday.

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          gyc RE: redrover Sep 3, 2010 04:37 PM

          Arlequin Cafe right next to Absinthe is a really good lunch place.

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            cwujd1 RE: redrover Sep 4, 2010 11:12 AM

            It's not at all like Quincy's was, but there's an incredible new sandwich place on the corner of Polk and Market called Lunch Geek. Acme bread, locally sourced meats and veggies, housemade sauces and very inventive combinations. There's a regular menu and specials that change every day called "Kitchen Experiments." www.lunchgeeksf.com.

            Lunch Geek
            1440 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94102

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