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Best lunch within 5 minute walk of Houston & Sullivan

Subject says it all, best lunch within a 5 minute walk of Houston & Sullivan.

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  1. Cafe Aroma, on Houston and Greene. Super fresh salads and bread. Best bakery for dessert ever.

    1. Depends on how fast you walk, but Blue Ribbon Bakery is on Downing. Grey Dog Cafe on Carmine is good for inexpensive soups and sandwiches.

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      Blue Ribbon Bakery
      33 Bedford St, New York, NY 10014

        1. Lupa.

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          Lupa
          170 Thompson Street, New York, NY 10012

          1. low end? tons of options...

            payard
            local
            rabbits (rbbts)
            grey dog on carmine
            'ino

            my spot is blue ribbon bakery. i take clients there for lunch all the time.

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            'ino
            21 Bedford St, New York, NY 10014

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            1. re: sam1

              Forgot about 'ino—another great inexpensive option.

            2. nicer: Jane on Houston & Laguardia

              where i would go: Five Guys on Laguardia between Houston and Bleecker.

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              1. re: eastvill

                Thanks all for the suggestions, but on realizing that Ed's Lobster Bar is open for lunch, that's where I'll be taking the wife for birthday lunch today.

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                Ed's Lobster Bar
                222 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10012

              2. If it were someone from out of town looking for real history, I'd just go to Yonah Schimmel's knish bakery on E. Houston. Maybe a little more than a 5 minute walk, but it is a trip.

                Disclaimer: I have not been there in years.

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                1. re: RandyB

                  It's hit or miss, mostly miss. I would try it if I were going to be walking by anyway, but making a special trip would be a mistake, in my opinion.

                2. Alidoro

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                  Alidoro
                  105 Sullivan St, New York, NY 10012