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CHtongueEEK Jan 20, 2011 07:16 AM

Meeting people from Texas in Edison and looking for a good restaurant for dinner. Open to any type of food.

  1. Angelina Jan 20, 2011 07:30 AM

    If you venture into the next town, Highland Park, there happens to be 2 I like.

    One is a Greek BYO...Pithari Taverna. It has a great store next to it that sells some really good Greek wines.

    http://www.thepithari.com/

    http://www.yelp.com/biz/pithari-taverna-highland-park

    The other is Turkish, also BYO. Zeina.

    http://www.zeinarestaurant.com/menu.html

    They are both on the same street, about 1/2 mile from each other (if that.) I can't think of any other place in that area to eat. New Brunswick restaurants are so 1990 to me, boring.

    Anyway, enjoy your meals!! Have fun!

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      arpad Jan 20, 2011 07:39 AM

      You might look at the Skylark Diner on Rte 1 - lots of posts about it here .

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        fourunder Jan 20, 2011 08:26 AM

        I can only surmise your friends from Texas have not had good Northeastern Italian......so I will suggest LouCas

        http://www.loucasrestaurant.com/index.htm

        For Pastrami......maybe not the best, but it will definitely be memorable.

        http://www.haroldsfamousdeli.com/

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          coldsolderjoint Jan 20, 2011 08:54 AM

          I second Harold. Never had a bad meal there. Plus the comically large portions will be memorable.

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          HillJ Jan 20, 2011 02:23 PM

          Your about 10 mins away from an array of Indian restaurants. Why travel far when delicious Indian meals can be enjoyed. Two recs:

          http://www.chowpattyfoods.com/restaurant_menu.pdf
          http://www.moghul.com/edison/

          1. GraydonCarter Jan 20, 2011 02:25 PM

            Very near the hotel on Old Post Road at US 1 there are many authentic asian restaurants, Korean, Malaysian, Chinese.

            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/740877

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              dragonguy Jan 20, 2011 02:56 PM

              I second the Skylark. I also enjoy Romulus at the Hilton....should be nearby

              1. ambrose Jan 21, 2011 10:01 AM

                There are many, many good restaurants within 20-30 minutes but if you want to stay fairly close to the hotel your choices may be limited.

                There used to be a good sushi place called U-Yee right across Gill Lane from the hotel. I haven't been for years so I don't know what it may or may not be like now.

                In addition to Lou Cas, there are two other Italian places I like - Il Castello's in Woodbridge and Casa Giuseppe in Iselin.

                http://www.casagiuseppe.com

                http://ilcastellos.com

                For Thai food, you can't do much better than Mie Thai in Woodbridge.

                http://www.miethai.com

                And, as already noted, there are numerous excellent Indian places nearby.

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                  CHtongueEEK Jan 26, 2011 07:39 PM

                  Thanks to all. If the snow allows us to gt there we will try LouCas for dinner and I will definitely have to make a stop at the deli.

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