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spromson Nov 23, 2010 06:26 AM

We're heading to the Niles Canyon Railway (37001 Mission Blvd) with some kids for an evening holiday train ride. I'm not familiar with the area and wondering where we should head for a quick dinner after. Any suggestions?

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    spromson Nov 24, 2010 09:13 PM

    Thanks for the suggestions!

    1. hhc Nov 23, 2010 10:29 PM

      I like pizza & Bronco Billy's Pizza is pretty good - nothing fancy, but it's tasty
      37651 Niles Blvd, Fremont, CA, 510-792-1070

      Essanay Cafe 37533 Niles Blvd Fremont, CA 510-792-0112 - is a place I've been meaning to try, heard good things. Kristi Yamaguchi & her family went there for dinner after the holiday parade last Dec.
      Website:
      http://www.essanaycafe.com/

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      Essanay Cafe
      37533 Niles Blvd, Fremont, CA 94536

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        ltsering Nov 23, 2010 01:24 PM

        I say just go corporate and head over to Sweet Tomatoes on Paseo Parkway. It's cheap, delicious and healthy, though it lacks snob appeal.

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          kcchan Nov 23, 2010 01:19 PM

          Salang Pass is a great, kid-friendly Afghan restaurant. There are numerous mentions of the restaurant on these boards. I think they might still be on restaurant.com too.

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          Salang Pass
          37462 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA 94536

          1. Ruth Lafler Nov 23, 2010 11:04 AM

            What did you have in mind? The best bets in Fremont are "ethnic": Indian, Chinese and Afghan.

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              spromson Nov 23, 2010 01:17 PM

              Any of the above! My kids are pretty adventurous eaters. We've had less experience with Afghan food so that might be interesting...but really anything.

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