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44th and 11th

My company just moved to this area and I was hoping for some lunchtime recs. Is everything worth going to on 9th Ave?
Any insight would be really welcome!! I'm willing to walk but of course like places to grab a a quick bite or take out as well.

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  1. If you like Mexican: Tehuitzingo and Tulcingo De Valle are both on 10th, a little closer. BiscoLatte is mostly known for biscotti but they do have some lunch selections as well. There are more things opening up on 10th all the time, including a new Cuban spot that looks like it's opening soon, so you may not need to go to 9th as often as you thought!

    695 10th Ave, New York, NY 10036

      1. check out la rosita on 46th/11th - awesome cheap mexican

        1. The Landmark Tavern has a decent burger & beer & other typical pub grub @ 11th & 46 St. They also have a great traditional Irish music session on Monday evenings.

          Also across the street is Daisy May's BBQ.

          Landmark Tavern
          626 11th Ave, New York, NY 10036

          1. Amazing recs! Thanks everyone. I'm also open to 10th Ave and 9th. At least the weather is warm for the time being :)

            1. We like Delta Grill, 9th and 48th, but -- especially while the weather is nice -- you'll find lots of good places on that stretch of Ninth Avenue. Worth exploring!

              Delta Grill
              700 9th Ave, New York, NY 10036

              1. Adding:
                Empanada Mama
                Gazala Place (get the spinach boureka!)


                Gazala Place
                709 9th Ave, New York, NY 10019

                Empanada Mama
                763 9th Ave, New York, NY 10019

                1. I think this is very close to both Pio Pio and Halo Berlin. Not lunch spots per se, but I think either could work for lunch.

                  Pio Pio
                  210 E 34th St, New York, NY 10016

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                  1. re: Mr Porkchop

                    my two cents -- LOVE Pio Pio --- and VERY much disliked Gazala Place.

                    1. re: smilingal

                      Sorry to hear about Gazala...what did you order?

                      1. re: LeahBaila

                        I can't recall (it was about 2 years ago) - but I was among a party of 5 or 6 - and we all very strongly disliked the place - were quite disappointed in it - especially since it had seemed to get such favorable reviews on Zagats! We were all baffled!

                  2. Not a lunch spot, but you've got a great microbrew beer bar close by for after-work drinks: Pony Bar on 45th and 10th

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                    1. re: glutton08

                      Yes, really like this place. I think they have food now too, but yeah, might be too tempting to drink at lunch.

                      1. re: Mr Porkchop

                        You are near Daisy Mae's BBQ on 46th and 11th. H&H bagels right down the road from there. Island Burger on 9th and 51st

                        Island Burgers & Shakes
                        766 9th Ave, New York, NY 10019

                    2. Yum! Just tried both Tehuitzingo and Tulcingo De Valle in the past two days. Thought Tulcingo De Valle was a bit better-- meat in tacos was juicy compared to Tehuitzingo. But Tehuitzingo had a fun atmosphere too. Both get a thumbs up from me. More exploring to do!

                      695 10th Ave, New York, NY 10036

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                      1. re: hakusai

                        Stop at Sullivan Street Bakery on 47th between 11th and 10th (closer to 11th); try a slice of their pizza or - if they have it - a savory brioche. Their breads are great and worth taking home; we're addicted to their multigrain.

                        Sullivan Street Bakery
                        533 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036